Chris Sacca Returns With $800 Million in Venture Capital for Climate Tech

enture capitalist Chris Sacca is launching four climate tech funds worth about $800 million in total through his new firm Lowercarbon Capital LLC. “The idea that a relatively small amount of money could be a huge lever in confronting this crisis, I love that,” he said. Sacca made his name and lots of money with […]

The University Of Utah: Accelerating Therapeutic Discoveries

Many medical researchers have one goal in mind: to come up with new drugs or therapies that will help people live longer, healthier lives. The possibility of finding a drug, a therapy or another treatment that could really make a difference is what drives these University of Utah researchers to get up every morning. The […]

National Security Academic Accelerator pilot program advances ASU faculty and student ideas, technologies

The recently launched National Security Academic Accelerator (NSA2) pilot program at Arizona State University created a unique opportunity for ASU faculty, researchers and students. A partnership with the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN), NSA2 was created as a means for working with top research institutions to support and advance development of dual-use ventures capable of serving both commercial and […]

New Loyola Angels Fund will support venture capital education 

Loyola University Maryland has created the Loyola Angels Fund, which supports the launch of a yearlong interdisciplinary undergraduate learning opportunity that ultimately provides student innovators with angel investment experience while serving as a funding vehicle for local under-resourced entrepreneurs, especially Baltimore-based Black-, Brown-, and female-owned businesses. Loyola recently expanded its fundraising goal, from $100,000 to […]

IU Innovation Center Launches Startup Fund 

BLOOMINGTON – Student innovators at Indiana University are getting a boost through a new investment fund from a startup incubator at IU Bloomington. The Shoebox Fund is designed to help student entrepreneurs build, launch and sustain their ideas. It is part of the Shoemaker Innovation Center at the IU Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering. […]