Indiana University Philanthropic Venture Fund puts $150K into physician-entrepreneur startup

Dr. Kathleen T. Unroe wants to change how nursing homes care for long-stay residents. She has launched Care Revolution, a medical startup, to reduce the number of unnecessary transfers from those facilities to hospitals. “More than 25 percent of long-stay residents are hospitalized annually, which is burdensome to the residents and their families,” said Unroe, an […]

UC Berkeley startup accelerator gets a boost from venture fund –

On the top floor of downtown Berkeley’s tallest building, a space that commands sweeping views from the hills to the bay hums with entrepreneurial activity. In one wing, startup executives meet one-on-one with advisers from UC Berkeley. Around dozens of workbenches, programmers hunch over their computers while small teams of two to five people confer about […]

Celgene Donates $100K to Rutgers’ TechAdvance® Gap Funding Program

Rutgers University’s TechAdvance Fund, a proof-of-concept fund created through the university’s Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) to advance early stage Rutgers technologies toward commercialization, received $100,000 from Celgene Corporation, marking the first corporate donation since the program’s inception in June 2017. “The TechAdvance program serves as a catalyst to move Rutgers inventions beyond […]