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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Venture Partners launches new startup creator at CU

Hoping to lure entrepreneurs ready to launch startups based on innovations created in research labs at the University of Colorado Boulder. The Embark Deep Tech Startup Creator has been created by Venture Partners at CU Boulder, the commercialization arm of CU, to...

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