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Healium Wins Procter & Gamble Ventures Innovation Challenge for COVID Stress Relief Product

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 1:32am

Healium pitched the idea of a "digiceuticals aisle" to sell its mental health hygiene products alongside physical hygiene products in drugstores or other retailers.

Key Points: 
  • Healium pitched the idea of a "digiceuticals aisle" to sell its mental health hygiene products alongside physical hygiene products in drugstores or other retailers.
  • P&G Ventures, a startup studio within Procter & Gamble, is partnering with entrepreneurs, inventors, and startups to discover and create consumer products, brands, and businesses that solve people's needs in categories new to P&G.
  • Healium is the world's first immersive media product powered by the body's electricity via consumer wearables like a smartwatch or EEG-sensing headband.
  • Healium has been featured by Apple , National Geographic, Wallstreet Journal, and more for use cases ranging from anxiety to addiction.

Bay Area Kids Laptop Company Takes On Systemic Inequalities

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 5:01pm

"This conversation is not about diversity, because our organization is a representation of diversity already," said Lisa Love, co-founder and CMO at Tanoshi.

Key Points: 
  • "This conversation is not about diversity, because our organization is a representation of diversity already," said Lisa Love, co-founder and CMO at Tanoshi.
  • With Tanoshi, you're not only investing in a Black female founder, you are also investing in a diverse team."
  • The Tanoshi 2-in-1, their flagship laptop, was created to provide an equitable digital education for every child in America.
  • Tanoshi is a Silicon Valley startup founded with a mission to create fun and educational computing products that kids love to use.

Realdania Announces 5 New Technology Partnerships to Disrupt the Construction Industry

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 1:05pm

This initiative has the main purpose of making the construction industry a more sustainable and efficient one.

Key Points: 
  • This initiative has the main purpose of making the construction industry a more sustainable and efficient one.
  • "This shows there is a great potential in developing new solutions for the industry," says BLOXHUB's Program Manager for Tech Match, Peter Landau.
  • Behind the program is Realdania with a grant of up to 2 million Euros, over the next 2 years.
  • The EU-backed startups are managed by Fundingbox ,Europe's leading distributor of funds in the Deep Tech industry.

Realdania Announces 5 New Technology Partnerships to Disrupt the Construction Industry

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 8:05am

This initiative has the main purpose of making the construction industry a more sustainable and efficient one.

Key Points: 
  • This initiative has the main purpose of making the construction industry a more sustainable and efficient one.
  • "This shows there is a great potential in developing new solutions for the industry," says BLOXHUB's Program Manager for Tech Match, Peter Landau.
  • Behind the program is Realdania with a grant of up to 2 million Euros, over the next 2 years.
  • The EU-backed startups are managed by Fundingbox ,Europe's leading distributor of funds in the Deep Tech industry.

Diversity Marketing Consortium Launches in Partnership with Harlem Capital

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 3:00pm

In partnership with Harlem Capital (HCP) , an early-stage venture capital firm committed to investing in underrepresented founders, the group commits to providing $1.5 million in marketing services to women and minority-led startups over the course of two years.

Key Points: 
  • In partnership with Harlem Capital (HCP) , an early-stage venture capital firm committed to investing in underrepresented founders, the group commits to providing $1.5 million in marketing services to women and minority-led startups over the course of two years.
  • While our country works to repair such systemic inequities, the Diversity Marketing Consortium aims to provide support to underrepresented businesses immediately.
  • We are excited to partner with the Diversity Marketing Consortium to help accelerate diverse founders in our portfolio and in the startup ecosystem, said Harlem Capital Managing Partner, Henri Pierre-Jacques.
  • The Diversity Marketing Consortium commits to providing $1.5 million in marketing services to diverse founders over the course of two years in partnership with Harlem Capital.

Silicon Beach-Based Nonprofit Startup Cure Glioblastoma Launches Laboratory Operations and Appoints Drs. John Boockvar and Lisa Haile as Senior Fellows

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

"Senior Fellows are more than advisors; they are integral members of the organization with a deep connection to the disease," said, Cofounder and President of Cure Glioblastoma, W. Shawn Carbonell, MD, PhD .

Key Points: 
  • "Senior Fellows are more than advisors; they are integral members of the organization with a deep connection to the disease," said, Cofounder and President of Cure Glioblastoma, W. Shawn Carbonell, MD, PhD .
  • "Cure Glioblastoma is unusual in that we are essentially a nonprofit biotech startup leading our own cutting-edge immunotherapy research programs through our newly launched laboratory operations at BioLabs LA at The Lundquist Institute .
  • Dr. Boockvar stated, "It is truly an honor to be a founding Senior Fellow of Cure Glioblastoma.
  • Cure Glioblastoma Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) public charity operating through an entrepreneurial lean startup model to defeat brain cancer.

She Loves Tech 6th Annual Global Startup Competition goes 100% virtual

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

SINGAPORE, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- She Loves Tech's Annual Global Startup Competition is the world's largest startup competition for women and technology.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- She Loves Tech's Annual Global Startup Competition is the world's largest startup competition for women and technology.
  • The competition, together with its conference, has continuously expanded its reach over the last 5 years.
  • This year marks the competition's 6th year, and in spite of the global pandemic, the competition will expand yet again due to overwhelming response.
  • If you're a tech startup that either has at least one female founder or majority female consumers/end-users, take your business to the next level with the She Loves Tech 2020 Global Startup Competition and apply here www.shelovestech.org
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Venture capitalists, Purdue innovations, startups establish winning combination for moving life-changing technologies to public

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00am

According to the investment report "U.S. Startup Outlook 2019" by Silicon Valley Bank, 52% of startups' funding comes from venture capitalists.

Key Points: 
  • According to the investment report "U.S. Startup Outlook 2019" by Silicon Valley Bank, 52% of startups' funding comes from venture capitalists.
  • The foundation manages the Purdue Foundry, Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization, Purdue Research Park, Purdue Technology Centers and University Development Office.
  • For more information on licensing a Purdue innovation, contact the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization at otcip@prf.org .
  • For more information about involvement and investment opportunities in startups based on a Purdue innovation, contact the Purdue Foundry at foundry@prf.org .

Microsoft Switzerland Joins Plug and Play's Startup Creasphere Program

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 9:13pm

Being a new member of Plug and Play and the Startup Creasphere ecosystem is a unique opportunity for Microsoft to explore new ideas, mentor, learn and grow together with innovative startups and other partners.

Key Points: 
  • Being a new member of Plug and Play and the Startup Creasphere ecosystem is a unique opportunity for Microsoft to explore new ideas, mentor, learn and grow together with innovative startups and other partners.
  • "We are happy that Microsoft is joining our Startup Creasphere platform, we are looking forward to supporting their healthcare activities and to jointly transform healthcare together," says Frederike Rohr, Director of Plug and Play and Startup Creasphere in Munich.
  • Established in 2018 by Roche Diagnostics and Plug and Play, Startup Creasphere is the first healthcare-focused innovation platform in Munich.
  • Since August 2019, Microsoft Switzerland has been operating the Microsoft Cloud Switzerland, with two Swiss data centers with local data storage.

Venture capitalists, Purdue innovations, startups establish winning combination for moving life-changing technologies to public

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 5:01pm

According to the investment report U.S. Startup Outlook 2019 by Silicon Valley Bank, 52% of startups funding comes from venture capitalists.

Key Points: 
  • According to the investment report U.S. Startup Outlook 2019 by Silicon Valley Bank, 52% of startups funding comes from venture capitalists.
  • The foundation manages the Purdue Foundry, Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization, Purdue Research Park, Purdue Technology Centers and University Development Office.
  • For more information on licensing a Purdue innovation, contact the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization at otcip@prf.org .
  • For more information about involvement and investment opportunities in startups based on a Purdue innovation, contact the Purdue Foundry at foundry@prf.org .