New Fenton Founders Fund to support student-founded startups | @theU

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and the Joan and Tim Fenton Family Foundation today announced the creation of the Joan and Tim Fenton Founders Fund at the David Eccles School of Business, aimed at supporting startup companies formed by business students or others within the broader university network. Created […]

New University of Utah fund will turbocharge startups, student experiences 

Finding success and navigating the “Valley of Death” for startup companies coming out of the University of Utah could get a lot easier thanks to a novel $5 million investment fund aiming to provide nascent entrepreneurs with opportunities to access cash when it is the hardest to get, and most needed. Utah philanthropists Tim and […]

The University Of Utah: Accelerating Therapeutic Discoveries

Many medical researchers have one goal in mind: to come up with new drugs or therapies that will help people live longer, healthier lives. The possibility of finding a drug, a therapy or another treatment that could really make a difference is what drives these University of Utah researchers to get up every morning. The […]

Altitude Lab Launches Investor Coalition to Fund and Mentor Healthcare Startups in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Altitude Lab today announced the launch of its Investor Coalition, a partnered network of leading healthcare venture capitalists to fund, mentor, and provide resources for Altitude-incubated startups. Together, the Investor Coalition will support a diverse community of founders who are shaping Utah’s rapidly growing healthcare innovation economy and aims to collectively invest $50 […]

Interview: PIVOT Center at the University of Utah with Keith Marmer 

Click here to listen to audio Keith Marmer from the University of Utah is Lisa’s guest on this episode of Tech Transfer IP. Keith is the Chief Innovations & Economic Engagement Officer at the Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach and Technology (PIVOT) Center at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Before working at the PIVOT Center, Keith served as the […]

Supporting Utah’s Startup Tech Culture University of Utah Health Sciences

The growth of technology startup companies is booming in Utah. Inc. Magazine ranks Salt Lake City No. 2 in the nation among the 50 Best Cities for Starting a Business in 2020. The University of Utah has a long history of nurturing and supporting Utah’s startup culture. Since 1970, more than 175 startup companies have been founded on technologies […]

Technology Venture Fund Comes to Utah

Quansight has announced the launch of Quansight Initiate, an early-stage investment fund that will predominantly be making investments in Utah and Texas. Quansight Initiate will invest in startups across industries that leverage the power of open-source communities and significantly rely on data engineering, data science, machine learning, or artificial intelligence. Bradden Blair, former Professor of Operations and Information Systems, […]

Recursion and Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization to Jointly Launch Incubator

Recursion and the University of Utah’s Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore the launch, programming, and management of an incubator for life science and technology startups. The incubator will be located in Recursion’s former Research Park offices, and the company will sponsor the space for an initial period of […]