Third Frontier moving to loans

The Dayton region has received nearly $128 million in Ohio Third Frontier funds since 2002, but emerging changes at the bipartisan economic development program have slowed the pace of statewide funding for the current fiscal year.

German RWTH Aachen University announces its 2012 seed fund awards

This funding instrument (at RWTH) helps generate and develop new ideas and approaches in research. Furthermore, Seed Fund resources indirectly help to enhance the facilities, equipment and infrastructure in the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences. The essential goal of the Seed Fund is to finance innovative research projects in innovative in the […]

Update: Axonia closes on $2M in seed funding. Gap funds play a role (Ann Arbor SPARK, Western Michigan University RF, and others)

Axonia Medical, an early stage company pioneering a revolutionary approach to repair and restore damaged peripheral and central nervous systems, announced today that the company has closed on $2.0 million in seed financing. The financing was led by Southwest Michigan First Life Science Venture Fund and included participation from Ann Arbor SPARK and Western Michigan […]

US-China incubator Springs up in Sillicon Valley

innoSpring, Silicon Valley’s first US-China technology startup incubator, officially opened its doors today and welcomed its first intake of 12 technology startup companies to its newly-minted 13,500-square-feet facilities in Silicon Valley. At a by-invitation-only event, InnoSpring also announced the establishment of the InnoSpring Seed Fund.