Women Angel Investors: A Movement That Has Taken Off – Forbes

Back in 2004, when Golden Seeds started, only 5% of angel investors were women, according to the Center of Venture Research at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. “Stephanie Newby got this idea that we needed to start a movement to get capital to fund female founders,” said […]

Two More Startups Join Penn Medicine – Wharton Fund for Health’s Portfolio – Penn Medicine

PHILADELPHIA— At 11 months following its launch, the Penn Medicine – Wharton Fund for Health is announcing investments in its fifth and sixth companies. Created as a joint initiative of Penn Medicine and the Wharton Social Impact Initiative to support startups that could positively change the social determinants of health in communities, the program is now investing in Fabric […]

NUS deeptech startup NEU Battery Materials raises S$800,000 seed funding to produce clean and sustainable lithium batteries 

Deeptech startup NEU Battery Materials has raised a total of S$800,000 in seed funding from Momentum Venture Capital, the corporate venture arm of SMRT Corporation and Se-cure Waste Management, a battery recycling & processing company in Singapore. This seed round also includes angel investments from two business angels in the energy storage and sustainability sectors, as well […]

Is Corporate Venture Capital Right for Your Startup?

Traditionally, startups have looked to three primary sources for funding: venture capital firms (VCs), angel investors, and family offices. But in recent years, a fourth option has grown increasingly popular: corporate venture capital funds, or CVCs. Between 2010 and 2020, the number of CVCs grew more than six times to over 4,000, and these CVCs […]

Startup program unearths new talent | Swinburne

Many people dream of being their own boss. Some even have an idea to pursue. For eleven early-stage founders, that goal is one step closer after they pitched their startup ideas at the 2022 Swinburne Pre-Accelerator Program Demo Night. After four weeks of workshops, guest speakers, networking and pitch coaching sessions, the participants presented to […]

UC Davis STAIR Proof-of-Concept Grants Awarded to Advance Innovations to Commercial Opportunities 

The University of California, Davis, is awarding $450,000 to help scientists advance compelling research and innovations toward commercial applications through two proof-of-concept grant programs. To date, these programs have delivered $2.9 million to help campus innovators overcome the primary hurdle of access to funding during one of the most challenging phases in new technology development. […]