How Venture Capital Can Avoid the Next Silicon Valley Bank Fiasco | WIRED

IN THE PUBLIC imagination, venture capitalists are often seen as independent wealthy actors seeding early-stage companies with their personal money. But the vast majority of VC capital is from “LPs”—or limited partners—including public pensions, university endowments, hospitals, and wealthy families. In other words, venture capitalists manage large sums of other people’s money. This makes them de […]

UC startup gets investment to advance trials

A startup founded by four University of Cincinnati physicians has raised approximately $10 million in funding, including a recent $250,000 investment from St. Elizabeth Healthcare, the Cincinnati Business Courier reported. Medtech startup Sense Neuro Diagnostics is developing noninvasive devices to monitor traumatic brain injuries and detect brain hemorrhage or different stroke types. The investment from St. Elizabeth […]

Allies take further steps to establish NATO Innovation Fund

Participating NATO Allies have recently appointed, by consensus, the first three members of the NATO Innovation Fund Board of Directors:  its Chair, Dr. Klaus Hommels, founder and chair of venture capital firm Lakestar; as well as Dame Fiona Murray, Associate Dean of Innovation and Inclusion at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) School of Management; and Dr. Roberto […]

Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator opens Class 3 applications for energy transition ventures 

The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship is accepting applications for Class 3 of its Clean Energy Accelerator, the premier energy transition accelerator in Houston, through April 14. Through an active mentor network, extensive investor network and targeted training from experts in the field, the accelerator serves to support the energy transition by helping early-stage ventures achieve technical […]