Thought Piece: How Coronavirus Will Disrupt Future Colleges & Universities

In 2017, Scott Galloway anticipated Amazon’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods a month before it was announced. Last year, he called WeWork on its “seriously loco” $47 billion valuation a month before the company’s IPO imploded. Now, Galloway, a Silicon Valley runaway who teaches marketing at NYU Stern School of Business, believes the pandemic […]

Cornell Research announces SARS-CoV-2 seed grant program 

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced a new seed grant mechanism to fund preliminary investigations into medical and biological aspects of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The Cornell Rapid Research Response SARS-CoV-2 Seed Grant program – funded through the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, the Center for Vertebrate Genomics, the Center for Immunology and the Office […]

The U.S. Is Full of Innovative Thinkers. The Government Needs to Marshal All of Them to Fight Covid-19.

In 1940, as America warily eyed the war raging across the ocean, a scientist named Vannevar Bush approached President Franklin Roosevelt with an idea. The government, Bush explained, should marshal the country’s scientists to collectively—and quickly—work on new technologies to bolster our national defense. FDR agreed. He immediately established the National Defense Research Committee with Bush as […]

Auburn University’s LAUNCH competition goes virtual 

COVID-19 and its associated shutdowns have not stopped Auburn University’s LAUNCH competition from going forward. This year’s annual pitch competition will be held virtually through Zoom, the online meeting platform. On Wednesday, May 13, some of Auburn University’s top entrepreneurial faculty will put forward ideas for research projects with the potential to affect the economy of the state […]

Coronavirus: Why it might not be such a crazy idea to start a company

For many people, starting a company in the midst of a global economic crisis is the last thing on their lockdown to-do list. But it might not be such a crazy idea. According to entrepreneurs and start-up investors CNBC spoke with, now might even be the best time to start thinking about setting up a […]

The Top 10 Universities in Startup Creation- MIT, Columbia, Purdue and U Utah top the list

MIT, Columbia University and Purdue University have been ranked as the top three universities in the United States with the most startup spin-off companies, according to a report by IP Watchdog, the largest publication dedicated to intellectual property news. The University of California System with 785 startups and the University of Texas System with 277 startups […]

Preparing a Path to Lead, Student Explores Venture Development | Tech Launch Arizona

Ryan Ott joined Tech Launch Arizona (TLA) earlier this year as a Student Entrepreneurial Fellow alongside three other students in a program designed to leverage their unique talents while giving each the invaluable opportunity to learn from TLA’s accomplished team members. These students have shown a deep commitment to advancing their education and professional skillset, […]