Investor Mindset: Startup Ignition Ventures Launches New Fund for Early-stage Startups

Continuing our Investor Mindset series, we got together with John Richards, Tyler Richards, and Jordan Harbertson, co-founders of a new fund, Startup Ignition Ventures at the 11th Startup Ignition Alumni Reunion at Utah Valley University. We learned about this new early-stage fund, met the team (sans Sterling Sessions who was unavailable), and witnessed the legendary Startup […]

What is in the CHIPS bill? – The Washington Post

President Biden is scheduled to sign the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, or CHIPS+, this week. In late July, Congress passed the $280 billion package to support domestic semiconductor manufacturing capabilities, along with research and development in advanced technology. It’s a massive bill — by some measures even larger than the Apollo moon program. CHIPS+ is big […]

NJEDA opens tax credit auction to fuel Innovation Evergreen Fund – NJBIZ

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced the opening of the first of up to five annual New Jersey Corporate Tax Credit Auctions Aug. 5, which it says will fuel the next phase of the New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund (NJIEF). The fund was launched to increase access to venture capital in New Jersey, […]

UTSA Knowledge Enterprise awards annual seed grants to expand faculty research | UTSA Today | UTSA | The University of Texas at San Antonio

Focused on driving San Antonio’s knowledge economy, The UTSA Office for Research, Economic Development, and Knowledge Enterprise (REDKE) today announced it has awarded its annual seed grants to spark innovation on campus. A total of $240,000 was awarded among 14 recipients—money that will fund new research projects or new lines of inquiry to advance their […]

Vale Launches $100M Fund to Invest in the Sustainable Startup Ecosystem

Vale, one of the world’s largest mining companies, is launching Vale Ventures, its corporate venture capital initiative. The $100M fund will support pioneering startups around the world, creating new business opportunities and innovative technologies to incorporate into Vale’s operations. Vale believes that sustainable mining is essential to global development. To support the transition to a […]