Maine Technology Institute awards $10.5 million in grants

The Maine Technology Institute approved six grants totaling $10.5 million for businesses trying to grow and gain market share. The money, awarded from the $45 million Maine Technology Asset Fund approved by voters last June, is intended to help bolster the global competitiveness of some of Maine’s traditional industries, and foster growth in emerging industries, […]

Case, Vance Bringing ‘Rise of the Rest’ Startup Fund to Memphis

The co-founder of America Online is coming to Memphis this May with his investment fund to hear pitches from local startup companies and award $100,000 in seed funding to one of them. Steve Case, the chairman and CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based venture capital firm Revolution, and venture capitalist and author J.D. Vance are leading […]

GSMA innovation fund to invite startup applications for next round 

The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund, which supports startups in Asia-Pacific and Africa with equity-free grant funding and technical assistance, is looking to select another 15 companies for its third round. Applications for the round are set to open on March 12. Each of the selected startups receives between £100,000 ($139,000) and £250,000 ($347,500) in […]

New Jersey Health Foundation Awards $50,000 Innovation Grant To Princeton University Researcher

New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) has awarded a $50,000 Innovation Grant to Alexander Ploss, Ph.D, assistant professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University, announced James M. Golubieski, president of NJHF. Dr. Ploss is addressing the urgent need of finding better treatments to combat hepatitis B and E viruses.  He will use the funding to investigate novel compounds that inhibit hepatitis […]

IU creates $15 million Philanthropic Venture Fund to develop innovations, businesses

A newly created evergreen fund managed by the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. will provide capital to faculty, students and staff at all IU campuses to help them further develop their research and innovations into startup companies. The IU Philanthropic Venture Fund was originally envisioned in the Bicentennial Strategic Plan as part of the university’s continuing […]

Headlines AgSprint Accelerator at NMSU’s Arrowhead Center announces open applications

Southern New Mexico is ripe with agripreneurs – agricultural entrepreneurs – of all varieties. AgSprint, part of the suite of accelerator programs at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center, grows and supports new agtech startups as they blossom in the heart of the desert. Wendy Lu McGill, founder and CEO of Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch, […]