Concordia helps bring innovation from lab to market through the Scientific Venture Program

An average PhD program lasts five years, positioning the candidate as an innovator and expert in their subject matter. Upon graduation, some become tenured professors while others are hired in industry managerial positions. The rest either land jobs not directly related to their fields or explore opportunities abroad. In other words, a big portion of […]

TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative Advances Innovative Technologies From Lab to Market

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced its recent round of funding, including investments in 12 start-up companies and funding to 36 university projects through the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII). “This past year has seen a record breaking number of applications across various industry sectors.” – Dr. Arti Santhanam Tweet this Established in 2012, the MII program was […]

Gifts to Venture Development Fund could mean state tax credit 

Helpful tools for mental and behavioral health professionals. An adjustable desktop shade for using screens in offices with natural light. An app to improve health by spending time in nature. Those are just some of the ways that new enterprises supported by the University Venture Development Fund benefit society. Oregonians who give to the fund […]

TAU Ventures, the VC of Tel Aviv University, raises a second fund of $50 million 

TAU Ventures, the investment fund of Tel Aviv University, announced on Monday the raising of a second fund of $50 million for investments in startups, with the opportunity to grow the fund to $70 million. The fund invests in early financing stages, often investing the first money in the company or after angel investment. The […]

Binghamton University smart energy start up wins competition

A Binghamton University based smart energy startup has received a boost from winning a Shark Tank style competition. DomCat Technologies won $50,000 recently at the FuzeHub Commercialization Competition. FuzeHub is a non-profit that assists small and medium sized manufacturers in New York. DomCat was founded in 2018 by B-U chemistry graduate student Dominic Caracciolo. It […]

US venture capital early-stage valuation trends | PitchBook

Please use source link at bottom of page for more interactive charts The venture industry has continued to prove its resiliency in 2021—a year marked by outsized funds, numerous mega-deals and the soaring interest of multistage investors looking to back younger startups. As a result, valuations of VC-backed companies are on the rise across most […]