Funding is a major goal for gap fund and accelerator projects and startups. That’s why it’s so important to have an effective process in place for evaluating potential success
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
A well-thought-out approach to raising a new or expanding an existing gap funding program is the most critical action to set up the initiative for future success.
New Mind the Gap 2022 Report is Must-Have Tool for Research Institution Gap Funding and Accelerator Programs
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Aug. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret that gap fund and accelerator programs are critical for assessing, funding and developing early-stage technologies and startups, but how are research universities and support programs making it happen? What’s working? What’s not? The just released Mind the Gap 2022 answers these questions and more. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
innovosource summit to connect early-stage investors with university-managed tech and startup funds and accelerator programs
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — innovosource will host its fifth annual COVERGENCE Summit from Oct. 20-21, 2022, at the University of Utah Rice-Eccles Stadium Club. The event gathers more than 60 university gap fund/accelerator programs (GAP) and potential commercial and investment partners to discuss best practices and review portfolios and investable projects and […]
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN—innovosource’s Gap Fund and Accelerator Program Community of Action (GAP COA), a community of practice for university proof of concept, startup, and venture gap fund/accelerator programs, is pleased to announce seven new members: Baylor College of Medicine, Columbia Tech Ventures at Columbia University, HubTec Chile, Northeastern University, Purdue Foundry at the Purdue Research […]
Hey innovative industry + smart investors looking for future tech/startups…start with university gap funds and accelerators!
The lack of true early-stage capital and innovation developmental support is a major challenge in advancing promising university technology from the lab to commercial and investment partners. Research institutions are leading through the implementation of university gap funding (proof of concept, startup, venture) and accelerator programs to bridge this “valley of death”. Over the past 15 years, these programs have […]