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MI pre-seed fund invests in 9 new start-ups

From official press release: ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Nine Michigan companies recently received investments from the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund, totaling more than $2 million. To date, the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund, a collaborative

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Iowa initiative to launch a seed fund

Op Ed by Jack Harris For years as an executive at Rockwell Collins, I worked with state universities and entrepreneurs who were producing research and products that we needed to enhance our product line or create efficiencies. It could be

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Florida Opportunity Seed Fund announces awards

Opportunity Fund awards are intended to support new projects (not supplement current research). Proposals must involve faculty from at least two departments/units/colleges and are limited to $100,000 for the entire project period (two years)

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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

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Indian government backs Startup Villiage

KOCHI: Startup Village, a technology business incubator formed through a public-private partnership to promote technology startups, will rope in investments of Rs 100 crore and nurture 1,000 startups in the next ten years

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