Texas Medical Center Announces $25 Million TMC Venture Fund 

The Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world, today announced the TMC Venture Fund, a $25 million initiative designed to support technologies and early-stage companies to flourish in Houston’s health care ecosystem and further the TMC’s mission to advance health, education and research. The Texas Medical Center unveiled plans for the TMC […]

Microsoft sponsoring free startup accelerator in northeast Wisconsin

Microsoft Corp. and others will sponsor a free accelerator program from Milwaukee-based gener8tor to fuel the growth of 10 northeastern Wisconsin startups each year, gener8tor announced in a news release Wednesday. Microsoft is sponsoring gBETA, a free version of gener8tor’s nationally ranked accelerator program that provides mentorship and coaching to startups. “Emerging companies need more than […]

Jive donates $25K to Utah Valley University to start student-run venture capital fund 

The stakes are being raised for Utah Valley University’s business students. The UVU Wolverine Fund, a student-run venture capital fund using real money for students to make real investments, was created Wednesday after a $25,000 seed donation from Jive Communications. “They are going to learn about how to invest and what that means to put […]