How Johnson & Johnson is using startup incubators to find new talent

Johnson & Johnson is using a network of incubators in 11 cities to position itself as an innovative brand in pharmaceuticals, medical devices and in the consumer products area. For a company like Johnson & Johnson, finding talent with expertise in technologies like data analytics, blockchain and connected devices is a big concern. As new […]

Accelerator program propels Alabama Birmingham startups to successful launches 

Tan and other Fledging team members are proud that their startup company is profitable. (Alicia Rohan/UAB) Fledging – one of seven student-led ventures of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Commercialization Accelerator – has moved into Innovation Depot, allowing students to work in the hub of Birmingham’s startup network. “We’re extremely proud to have Fledging join Innovation Depot,” said Devon […]

Michigan angels raising $25M venture capital fund 

A local angel investor organization has set out to raise a $25-million venture capital fund. Grand Rapids-based Grand Angels said yesterday it filed a form Regulation D with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to create Grand Angels Venture Fund III. GA Fund III will invest in 12-15 “emerging companies” in four market segments: advanced […]