Two students, four faculty awarded NOVA Fellowship FuTUre Fund innovation prizes

The NOVA Fellowship at The University of Tulsa has awarded FuTUre Fund innovation prizes to two students and four faculty. This funding will support their projects aimed at boosting the culture of innovation at TU. Since 2013, TU has hosted the NOVA Fellowship program, which puts students and faculty in charge of a project of their own creation. These […]

Oklahoma U launches startup incubator program 

OU Startup Programs launched its application for the Startup Incubator on Monday, a program designed with the purpose of growing community members’ entrepreneurial endeavors. The six-month program is the newest initiative developed as a part of The Tom Love Innovation Hub’s “Startup Programs.” Funded by the Economic Development Administration with support from the Price College […]

OSU investment fund fuels aspirations of student entrepreneurs

The Riata Center for Entrepreneurship in the Spears School of Business awarded a total of $75,000 to three teams of Oklahoma State University student entrepreneurs this summer in the first round of a new investment fund designed to invest in budding student-led businesses. Called the Riata Pre-Seed Fund, the innovative financial tool invests in student […]

OSU delegates share future bioscience innovations with leaders

Three Oklahoma State University researchers this week have been connecting face-to-face with some of the world’s top bioscience companies during the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia. As part of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s branded Oklahoma Bioscience Association (OKBio) delegation, the three OSU-based delegates have been making the most of their meetings with top […]

OKC’s Datebox secures $2.6 million investment round, led by i2E Inc

Datebox Inc., an Oklahoma City startup company that provides couples with creative dating ideas and products, has secured a $2.6 million seed round investment. The investment round included $1.3 million from the i2E-managed Oklahoma Seed Capital Fund, along with $300,000 from the SeedStep Angels group, also managed by i2E. The seed round also included $1 […]

Innovators & Entrepreneurs: Seed fund plants success in Oklahoma 

Black Mesa in the Panhandle is the highest and driest place in Oklahoma. Black Mesa used to be considered a no-man’s land. Paleontologists went there to look for dinosaur bones. It’s the harshest, coldest place in the state. And yet, the flora and fauna reported in the Black Mesa are unique — some of these […]

Oklahoma University, Oklahoma State, Cowboy Tech, and i2E partner in proof of concept center,fund

A collaboration between the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Cowboy Technologies, LLC, and Innovation To Enterprise (i2E) promises to increase jobs and greatly enhance the number of new technologies that are spun out of university laboratories and into the marketplace. It will also accelerate the number of technology-based ventures in Oklahoma. A Memorandum of […]