The lack of early-stage investors has meant universities are having to follow on the help given to their start-ups.

The lack of early-stage investors has meant universities are having to follow on the help given to their start-ups. Rick Silva, director of the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office (UCTTO), said: "Private investment is waning for early stage investment. Universities have been pulled into the realm of technology maturation to fill a void in…

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