Reporting IMPACT of GAP Fund and Accelerator Programs

The immediate and near-term returns for gap funding most often focus on speeding up the commercialization process so technologies and services can contribute to enriching economies quicker. But, gap funding also has an overarching impact on both the financial and programmatic processes for research institutions and stakeholders, alike. So, what can gap fund managers do […]

Private and GAP Accelerator Models

Accelerators have contributed to the success of many tech and web giants. For example, Airbnb, Stripe and DropBox are all among the unicorns that have received investment support from some of the largest financial powerhouses out there – from JP Morgan to Sequoia Capital. And, now as accelerator programs pick up some speed, post-pandemic, it […]

Communicate Value of GAP Funds to Stakeholders

The GAP fund and accelerator process has clear focus areas. One of the most important is a strategic approach to communication and promotion which sets the tone for internal and external stakeholders and invites them to participate

Mind the Gap 2022: The University Gap Fund and Accelerator Program Report

The Mind the Gap 2022 report is a newly-released go-to resource and one-of-a-kind guide for university gap fund managers. It’s an updated version of the 2020 Mind the Gap Report and now brings together 176 active translational research, proof of concept, startup, and venture gap fund and accelerator programs at 97 universities, hospitals, labs and […]

COVERGENCE – the research institution tech and startup gap fund and accelerator summit

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — COVERGENCE, co-hosted by innovosource and the University of Utah’s PIVOT Center, is in its fifth annual year. This year it will be held from Oct. 20-21 at the University of Utah Rice-Eccles Stadium Club. With more than 60 university gap fund/accelerator programs (GAP) and potential […]

What is Gap Funding and How Can It Help Your Startup | Innovosource

One way to raise money for your business is through gap funding. Gap funding is when a business asks for money to cover the “gap” between its current position and the amount of money they need to reach their next milestone. This can be a very effective way to approach raising money, especially if other […]