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Cornell Startup Datalogue Positions For Growth: Arose from Cornell Tech in NYC and eLab in Ithaca

Cornell University’s startup Datalogue has raised $1.5 million in new financing from NVIDIA, Flybridge, Bloomberg Beta and others. It has positioned for further grown in its market of data-driven decision makers. See the Cornell Chronicle link here: http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2017/02/cornell-tech-elab-startup-datalogue-raises-15-million See the Cornell Chronicle article written by freelance writer Ruthie Weissman  below (reprint):   Feb. 2, 2017 […]

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University Economic Development Association (UEDA)

The Academic Entrepreneur would like to highlight the University Economic Development Association (UEDA), a non-profit (501 C 3) organization in the United States that is pursuing international expansion.  This NGO is doing great things in the realm of economic development, bettering the university’s role in its region and community through best practice sharing,  knowledge exchange, […]

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Cornell University’s NYC Tech receives another $100 million gift

This time former Mayor Michael Bloomberg donated $100 million himself to Cornell NYC Tech it was announced. Reprint of article is below from 17 June 2015 The Verge See the full article here: http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/17/8795009/bloomberg-cornell-tech-donation-100-million —————————- Bloomberg donates $100M to New York City’s tech island campus Cornell Tech offers ‘startup postdocs’ to build new tech businesses Billionaire and […]

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Makerspaces Matter – Repost from the University of Victoria

The following article “Makerspaces Matter” was reposted from the website of the University of Victoria and was written by Tara Sharpe. here is the url: http://ring.uvic.ca/news/makerspaces-matter This article is substantially relevant to the mission and content of this blog, The Academic Entrepreneur, thus its chosen for reposting in order that a wider audience might benefit from […]

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Brain Drain for Scottish Universities post-Independence: Solving the Research Funding Need

Today’s Guardian article “Scottish universities braced for brain drain if country votes for independence: Senior education figures voice fears about loss of funding and departure of top scientists in the event of a yes vote” warned of the loss of scientists and other researchers if Scotland leaves the union.  This would result in further brain drain, […]

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Scottish Parliamentary Session – Innovation Centres get GBP 14 million boost

Innovation Centres in Scotland is to receive an additional GBP 14 million in funding. These are quite successful and are an innovative, ambitious initiative themselves. See recent press announcement here from The Courier announced by Education Secretary Michael Russell.  See the Parliamentary Session here: Scottish Parliament Plenary Session 20 August 2014

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Research Project: Triple Helix Scotland: Perceptions on the Independence Referendum

Today the Academic Entrepreneur submitted a research project proposal “Triple Helix Scotland: Perceptions on the Independence Referendum” on Experiment.com .  Upon its launch a new blog post will be posted.   Experiment.com, a new way to raise funds for research,  was hatched at Paul Graham’s Y-Combinator  and launched on February 5th, 2014.  It has been described […]

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