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CU Boulder New Venture Launch Teams Place in Startup Competition

Published Wed, April 13, 2022 by Kelsey Simpkins, University of Colorado Boulder For the first time in three years, the lively New Venture Challenge (NVC) championship returned to an in-person format at the Boulder Theater this week to recognize CU Boulder’s top emerging entrepreneurs.  Five startup ventures, led by CU Boulder students and faculty, competed for more than …

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At Pittsburgh’s Anti-hate Technology Venture Fair, 6 Startups Pitched Tech to Eradicate Hate Speech and Promote Security

Published Thu, Oct 19, 2021 by Sophie Burkholder, Technical.ly The event was part of a new locally based, globally focused effort to address hate and extremism both on and offline. A new global effort to address hate and extremism both on and offline will be centered in Pittsburgh. The idea for the inaugural Eradicate Hate Global …

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Pittsburgh-founded startup ViralMoment (CMU VentureBridge ’21) wins pitch competition at Eradicate Hate Global Summit

By Lauren Rosenblatt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | October 19, 2021 | Post Gazette, Business, Tech News A Pittsburgh-founded software startup run by Carnegie Mellon University alum won a pitch competition Tuesday aimed at supporting and accelerating the development of innovative anti-hate solutions at the Eradicate Hate Global Summit. The summit, a three-day event held …

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This Restaurant Tech Start-up Uses Computer Vision to Get Your Fast-Food Order Made Accurately

Published Thu, Sep 16 2021 7:01 AM EDT | Updated Thu, Sep 16 2021 8:31 AM EDT by Amelia Lucas, CNBC KEY POINTS: Restaurant tech start-up Agot AI has closed a $10 million seed funding round with Continental Grain, the Kitchen Fund and Grit Ventures as investors. The start-up installs overhead cameras in restaurant kitchens and …

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Reinforced Ventures stakes wearable robotics startup Ekto VR

By Patty Tascarella – Senior Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times Jun 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 …

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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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