Month: August 2021

Reinforced Ventures stakes wearable robotics startup Ekto VR

By Patty Tascarella – Senior Reporter, Pittsburgh Business TimesJun 9, 2021 Updated Jun 10, 2021, 5:33pm EDT Ekto VR, a startup based on the North Side, has raised $340,000 from Reinforced Ventures, an angel network launched last year by local veterans of Uber, Google and Apple that now stretches nationwide. The money will be used …

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TalkMeUp (CMU VentureBridge ’18) Wins Duquesne’s ‘New Venture Challenge’ Entrepreneurship Competition

April 14, 2020 The creator of TalkMeUp-an artificial intelligence (AI) smart coach training software that helps users improve communication skills-has won the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business’ inaugural Duquesne New Venture Challenge (DNVC). The DNVC, an entrepreneurship challenge open to the Pittsburgh community and beyond, awarded cash prizes totaling $25,000 to the top five finalists, with …

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DeltaTrainer (CMU VentureBridge ’19) Raises $3.3M

Posted by SGB Media | May 17, 2021 | SGB Updates, Sports/Fitness, Update DeltaTrainer has raised a $3.3 million round of seed funding led by TenOneTen Ventures, with participation from Alpha Edison, Maven, and other angel investors. Funds will be used to hire technical talent, expand the company’s roster of personal trainers and for marketing …

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Bloomfield Robotics (CMU VentureBridge ’18) Wins Award At Forbes | THRIVE Future Of Food Summit

Two Companies, Autonomous Pivot And Bloomfield Robotics, Win The Innovation Icon Award At The Forbes | THRIVE Future Of Food Summit By Laura Brusca New York, July 1, 2021 – Today SVG Ventures and Forbes announced that Israeli-based Autonomous Pivot and US-based Bloomfield Robotics’ are the two winners of the Innovation Icon Award at the …

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