Entrepreneurial events help women, minorities with pitches, funding, commercialization

For the third year in a row, the IUPUI campus will host events that can help the general public, especially women and underrepresented minorities, learn more about entrepreneurship and commercializing university inventions. The 2019 AWARE: ACCESS program includes three workshops in September and October at Hine Hall, Room IP106, 875 W. North St. There will also be […]

Healthcare startup Gemstone Biotherapeutics gets Maryland Momentum Fund $250K investment 

Baltimore-based Gemstone Therapeutics has received $250,000 in a new investment from the Maryland Momentum Fund. The investment from the fund, which was created by the University System of Maryland to support startups created by students, faculty, alums and other affiliates, is part of a new funding round for Gemstone, according to the fund. Gemstone CEO Emily English earned a bachelor’s degree from […]

IU Angel Network launched by IU Ventures to support early-stage startup activity

IU Ventures has announced the creation of the IU Angel Network. The program is designed to connect qualified investors with an Indiana University affiliation to early-stage startups led by members of the IU community. The IU Angel Network is led by Tedd Green, executive in residence at IU Ventures, who said the new program fills a vital […]

We Listened To 174 Startup Pitches In 2 Days—Here Are The Next Big Trends in Tech: Forbes

Y Combinator’s biannual Demo Day kicked off this week, with nearly 200 of the accelerator’s latest batch of startups presenting two-minute pitches to an audience of investors. All face a greater challenge than early Y Combinator alumni such as Airbnb and Dropbox. The accelerator itself has experienced significant changes in recent months, headlined by president […]