Notre Dame IDEA Center touts startup launches, fundraising in 2022 

The IDEA Center at the University of Notre Dame launched 28 startup companies last year. Additionally, the center said the university’s active startups raised more than $86 million in investment funding, a nearly 60% increase over the previous year. Founded in 2017, the IDEA Center creates startups that are primarily based on inventions from Notre […]

Venture Partners launches new startup creator at CU

Hoping to lure entrepreneurs ready to launch startups based on innovations created in research labs at the University of Colorado Boulder. The Embark Deep Tech Startup Creator has been created by Venture Partners at CU Boulder, the commercialization arm of CU, to match business minds outside the university with breakthrough inventions created within its walls — and […]

Washington State U Commercialization Gap Funding awards for 2023

Allison Coffin has devoted her research to understanding how hair cells in the inner ear impact hearing loss. Now Coffin is working to bring her research from the lab to the marketplace with her innovative machine learning predictive model that could help prevent hearing loss. Coffin, associate professor in neuroscience, is one of nine WSU […]

Top prize for Rowan Rohrer New Venture Competition expands to $30,000

Funding for Rowan University’s Rohrer New Venture Competition (NVC) expands this year with a top prize of $30,000, the most ever awarded to a Rowan student start-up. Held each April, the NVC encourages entrepreneurial start-ups across the University and awards winners with capital funding to help launch their business. With the additional equity investment from […]