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University of Akron Student-run Venture Fund Invests In Ohio Start-ups

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October 23-25, 2024 / Atlanta, GA

The annual summit for research institution gap fund and accelerator programs, including proof of concept programs, startup accelerators, and university venture funds

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Student Venture Fund at The University of Akron (SVFUA) is a student-run nonprofit Evergreen fund that provides experiential learning to Akron-area graduate students and pre-seed validation to high potential start-ups that benefit the Northeast Ohio region. Our goal is to create synergistic links between the university, business communities and entrepreneurs to spur education, entrepreneurship and economic development.More info

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