Taking Startups to the Next Level: TransUnion Partners with University of Chicago’s Polsky Center

A new partnership between TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) and the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will take startups to the next level with the use of cutting-edge data assets. The program supports entrepreneurial innovation and provides University of Chicago students with access to TransUnion’s Startup Credit Kit, a suite of innovative solutions to support […]

University of Arkansas Chancellor’s Fund Recipients Announced 

Ten research projects involving more than 30 University of Arkansas faculty have been awarded grants from the Chancellor’s Discovery, Creativity, Innovation and Collaboration Fund. The Chancellor’s Fund was established in 2016 to promote faculty research that addresses several of the U of A’s guiding priorities: to enhance the university’s research and discovery mission; build a […]

Alumni gifts to expand entrepreneurship at Loyola 

In late July, Loyola received two gifts from alumni totaling more than $1.46 million. The gifts came from Nick Simon ’84, and the Frank family (George Frank ’50 and Tim Frank ’85) with the intention to further expand entrepreneurship at Loyola. Simon has more than 30 years of operating and investment experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, including at Genentech, […]

Malaysia’s Cradle Fund attracted $10m seed funding in the past 9 years

The Malaysian government-linked early-stage investment fund, Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, has attracted an additional RM41 million ($9.9 million) seed funding or commercialisation funding from external investors – both local and foreign – from 2008 to 2016 for its CIP Catalyst programme. CIP Catalyst was launched in 2008 with up to RM150,000 ($36,372) financing to fund […]