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Verizon partners with Philadelphia to create $50K innovation fund, revamp tech centers

Verizon will provide new tech for the city's public Keyspot computer centers, as well as help establish a fund to support underrepresented entrepreneurs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2021

Blue Star Innovation Partners focuses on helping software companies grow

Blue Star Innovation Partners is a finalist in the Investment Catalyst category for the 2019 Tech Titan awards, which will be awarded on Aug. 23. Blue Star Innovation Partners (BSIP) is Frisco-based private equity fund that differentiates itself by be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2019

Synapse partners with Metro Development Group to host innovation challenge

Synapse organizers are teaming with a community developer to create opportunity for Tampa Bay's tech community. Metro Development Group reached out to Synapse's Marc Blumenthal to host an innovation challenge, an event for which Synapse had previou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

Real estate developer makes moves in tech and manufacturing, other key players in innovation

A homebuilder, an Opportunity Zone fund manager and space program director are among the region's people to watch in 2021......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2020

Augeo acquires San Diego firm to create fintech business

Editor's note: This story came from our online sister publication, Minne Inno, which focuses on the Twin Cities startup scene. Want more stories about tech and innovation in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area? Subscribe to the Beat by Minne Inno, a f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2020

Glade Brook pitches "extraordinary opportunity" in tech debt amid coronavirus

Glade Brook Capital Partners LLC, the venture capital firm led by Paul Hudson, is pitching a new fund to investors targeting the debt of private technology companies impacted by economic disruption from COVID-19......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 14th, 2020

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Sahm Adrangi, Daniel Loeb, P2 Capital Partners, GMT Capital, Chatham Asset Management, Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (MTD), Tetra Tech, Inc. (TTEK), and More

Daniel Loeb’s Yacht Damages Belize Coral Reef (Bloomberg) A luxury yacht owned by hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb damaged a pristine reef atoll .....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyFeb 13th, 2020

South Loop innovation project gets a major boost with $500M in state funding (PHOTOS)

In a move that is expected to bolster Chicago’s tech economy, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Wednesday that he is releasing $500 million in state capital to fund the University of Illinois System’s Illinois Innovation Network and Discovery Partner.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2020

Tech innovation is changing the world, and this fund manager has big bets on how it’s going to work

Cathie Wood, founder and CEO of ARK Invest, which runs several innovation technology exchange-traded funds, among other things, sat down with MarketWatch to discuss investing opportunities, running a flat company, Elon Musk, and much more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 11th, 2019

London VC Basinghall Partners Announces $109m European Fund

London-based venture capital firm Basinghall Partners has announced its its first VC fund, aimed at early-stage startups across Europe. The Basinghall Tech Fund, which totals $109 million, will inv.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringDec 9th, 2019

GE Healthcare among partners with MIT, Harvard on unique biotech center

A powerful consortium of some of the world’s most recognized names in higher education, health care, real estate and life sciences is collaborating to create a center for advanced biological innovation and manufacturing. The $50 million first-of-it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2019

Local fund invests $9 million in acquisition of battery tech developer

Davis-based investment firm CVF Capital Partners Inc. invested to support the purchase of HOB Custom Power in Fountain Valley by its own management......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2019

St. Pete domestic violence center to create innovation endowment fund with $1M gift

Community Action Stops Abuse, the official domestic violence center for Pinellas County, announced Wednesday it will create an innovation and growth endowment due in part from a gift from a St. Petersburg couple. The endowment, called the Virginia .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2019

Foxconn says innovation centers still a part of company"s plan for regional tech hubs

After Wisconsin Public Radio initially reported that Foxconn Technology Group's five proposed innovation centers in Milwaukee, Green Bay, Eau Claire, Racine and Madison were being put on hold, the Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer said a plan is stil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2019

Hedge Funds Have Never Been This Bullish On Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (PNFP)

Insider Monkey has processed numerous 13F filings of hedge funds and successful value investors to create an extensive database of hedge fund.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyOct 23rd, 2019

Group seeks to create new 30-acre "innovation community" in Atlanta

The proposed development would group large and small tech companies with housing, hospitality, shops and restaurants......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2019

What would a recession mean for investing in Philadelphia? Private equity, startup experts weigh in

Ben Franklin Tech Partners' early-stage investments may be insulated from a recession, but it's state funding isn't......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2019

Alpharetta health tech data company raises $30 million

Ciox Health, an Alpharetta-based healthtech company with a focus on clinical data exchange, has raised $30 million in a funding round from new investor Merck Global Health Innovation Fund and private equity firm New Mountain Capital. Ciox will .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2019

Ben Franklin Technology Partners join $100M 3.0 University Place project

The seed fund and economic development nonprofit will collaborate with University Place Associates on a 28,000 square-foot innovation center......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2019

San Antonio looks to create "innovation zones" to pilot smart city tech

The city is expected to release a request for proposals in the coming year for private sector companies to lead some projects......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2018

Pillar to create driverless vehicle lab as Kasich declares Ohio a testbed for this tech

Pillar Technology LLC is developing an driverless vehicle research center that will create 25 jobs, with support from a $2 million JobsOhio economic development grant. The Columbus innovation consultant and software development firm – and severa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018