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Rice chooses Cherukuri to lead innovation

Rice University has found its inaugural vice-president for innovation in Paul Cherukuri, currently executive director of its Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering.

Aug 4, 2022

10 spinouts to watch: August 2022

These are the spinouts that caught our eye over the past month. Here's why they should be on your radar, too.

Aug 3, 2022

Cleerly captures investors’ hearts in $192m series C

Launched just a year ago to build on work at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Cleerly has now closed an oversubscribed series C round.

Jul 25, 2022

Albertson accepts Georgia Tech job

Mary Albertson is the new director for Georgia Tech’s Office of Technology Licensing, joining from University of Utah’s Pivot Center.

Jul 18, 2022

Berkeley taps into its ecosystem in a new way

The new Berkeley Frontier Fund reinvents the venture capital model by building in donations to University of California, Berkeley.

Jul 4, 2022

Yan says yes to Penn State

Bin Yan will become associate vice-president for research and director of the Office of Technology Management in September.

Jun 30, 2022

ReCode registers $120m series B extension

UT Southwestern Medical Center spinout ReCode Therapeutics has now raised a total of $200m in its series B round from investors including Osage University Partners.

Jun 30, 2022

Zap Energy zips to $160m series C

University of Washington spinout Zap Energy is working on building a cheap, scalable fusion reactor generating low cost and carbon free energy.

Jun 28, 2022

Other News

Kelly retires from QB3

Regis Kelly, executive director of University of California’s QB3 is retiring after more than 50 years with the institution.

Jun 28, 2022

MicroTransponder manifests $53m series E

Osage University Partners has added MicroTransponder to a small but mightly portfolio of medical device companies.

Jun 23, 2022

Allied Minds narrows loss

The embattled commercialisation firm reduced losses by nearly $40m but now has only one board member left in interim chairman Bruce Failing.

Jun 20, 2022

Deals: June 1, 2022

Orphan CNS therapy developer Minoryx Therapeutics closed a $54.8m series C and MIT's The Engine co-led a $10.5m seed round for Foundation Alloy.

Jun 1, 2022

Deals: May 27, 2022

The Global University Venturing deal net rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem.

May 27, 2022

Deals: May 26, 2022

The Global University Venturing deal net rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem.

May 26, 2022

Editor's Picks

Olympus invests in endoscopy AI, eyes up urology and respiratory care next

The Japanese medical equipment maker is looking for more medtech startups working on minimally invasive technologies.

Aug 15, 2022

MongoDB brings in Patel to lead its venture arm

Suraj Patel has left VC firm Bow Capital after six years and will head the data software group’s corporate venturing arm, MongoDB Ventures.

Aug 12, 2022

KnowBe4 establishes KnowBe4 Ventures

The security awareness group’s CVC unit will focus on the human layer of cybersecurity.

Aug 5, 2022

Prosperity7 Ventures lets in Lee

The Saudi Aramco unit has hired Sean Lee after adding fellow corporate venturers Daisy Garcia and Abhishek Shukla to the team in recent weeks.

Aug 5, 2022
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