News that matters to inventors, innovators, investors, educators and entrepreneurs

February 2016

2/4/16 | Grantee & Alumni news
Badger Loop team from UW-Madison places third in SpaceX Hyperloop competition Read more here.

January 2016

1/12/16 |
GIST Network competition for science & tech startups launches Read more here.

November 2015

11/24/15 | VentureWell news
VentureWell receives Kauffman Foundation grant Read more here.

11/23/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Grant from VentureWell will enable Northwestern's Master of Science in Law program to expand its Entrepreneurship Lab Read more here.

11/3/15 | VentureWell news
VentureWell's CEO has chapter in new book on STEM careers in social innovation Read more here.

October 2015

10/28/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Former E-Team Sisu Global Health wins Mid-Atlantic Bio Angels 1st Pitch Life Science competition Read more here.

10/26/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
E-Team Fluid-Screen wins Cleantech Open Northeast competition Read more here.

10/2/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
I-Corps grantee Neon Labs in Wall Street Journal for new photo-selecting software Read more here.

10/1/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Missouri S&T receives VentureWell grant to grow entrepreneurial programs Read more here.

10/1/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Texas Tech faculty awarded VentureWell grant Read more here.

September 2015

9/17/15 | Grantee & Alumni news, VentureWell news
Congratulations to our newest E-Team and Faculty Grant recipients Read more here.

9/11/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Former E-Team Sanivation opens one of world’s first human waste processing and charcoal production sites Read more here.

9/3/15 | Partner news, VentureWell news
20 Schools take part in University Innovation Fellows' unique student orientation initiative Read more here.

August 2015

8/19/15 |
Former E-Team Sintact Medical Systems receives NSF SBIR grant plus additional matching funds Read more here.

July 2015

7/8/15 | Innovation Network news
BIG Pitch Collegiate Innovation Solutions Competition Offers $10K Grants to Student Innovators Read more here.

7/1/15 | Partner news, VentureWell news
VentureWell partnering with Spark Clean Energy to Run U.S. Dept. of Energy’s National Cleantech University Prize Program Read more here.

June 2015

6/24/15 | Partner news, VentureWell news
Pathways to Innovation Program announces 2016 Call for Proposals Read more here.

6/24/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Former E-Team HM Solution wins $40K MassCEC Clean Tech Award Read more here.

6/18/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
E-Team alumni Sproxil Selected for the Social Innovation in Health Initiative Program Read more here.

6/12/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
I-Corps™ team Cyrus Biotechnology licenses its Rosetta software Read more here.

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