Partnerships

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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2021 CU New Venture Challenge Awards

Social Dynamic $30,000 awarded to CU’s top startups at New Venture Challenge Specialty Prize Nights By Mallory Richardson From March 16-18, CU Boulder’s New Venture Challenge (NVC) kicked off its 13th season by awarding $30,000 to 15 startup teams across three Specialty Prize Night competitions. As the university’s premier, cross-campus entrepreneurial program and competition, NVC …

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CMU 2021 VentureBridge Accelerator

  VentureBridge Program The VentureBridge program is an initiative of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship exclusively focused on helping Carnegie Mellon alumni founders succeed in their entrepreneurial ventures. The program provides seed funding, office space, access to a large network of mentors and innovators, and help with startup growth and future larger scale fundraising rounds. …

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CU New Venture Launch Class Success

Kailey Shara, ATLAS PhD student and a member of the Emergent Nanomaterials Lab, won two top prizes within several days in support of her company, Chembotix, taking home a total of $11,000 in prizes.   On March 18, Shara’s team won $5,000 during the highly competitive New Venture Challenge 14 Female Founder Prize after presenting Chembotix in a virtual pitch session …

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UC Berkeley Spring Courses 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYmfiIVsh9g Innovating Through CrisisChallenge LabINDENG 185-002 (4 Units) Class Description Pandemics…Economic meltdowns…Wildfires…Hurricanes…Climate Change. Crisis is the new normal. Innovation is the answer. In order to thrive in this new normal, you must be prepared to lead in the creation of new solutions to emerging problems. It is not enough that you know how to run …

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