Interview with Captain Steve Lauver, Director of Technology Accelerators, AFWERX

TechStars

Captain Steve Lauver is the Director of Technology Accelerators for AFWERX, a program that seeks to foster innovation within the US Air Force.

Six More Tech-Startups Will Get “Their Start” With Ben Franklin Technology Partners!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA provides investment capital and business support services to tech-startups and small manufacturers located in our 32-county footprint.

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i2E Management Co., Inc. leads $1.25 million investment in Tulsa-based MS Pen Technologies, Inc.

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Genio Technologies, Inc. has acquired exclusive rights to the MasSpec Pen System, a revolutionary technology from the University of Texas at Austin that is proven to accurately identify the difference between cancerous and normal tissue during surgery. million seed-round investment in Tulsa based MS Pen Technologies, Inc., A subsidiary of MS Pen Technologies Inc., Genio Technologies, Inc., Green, President and CEO of Genio Technologies, Inc. “As

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

Both Sides of the Table

Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at Salesforce.com there were very few options in SF for technology folk to build their careers at big, growing companies. Technology innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. And sci-fi writers are but one example of the way society impacts technology. And it is one of the reasons that NYC is developing a vibrant technology community.

Who is building the Renaissance Technologies of Private Markets?

David Teten - VC

The AIR Summit (“Alpha Innovation Required”) just posted the video and slides from my keynote on, “Who is building the Renaissance Technologies of Private Markets?” The post Who is building the Renaissance Technologies of Private Markets?

Great Startups Are Where Soul and Technology Meet

Gust

Some entrepreneurs forget that they can’t use people the same way they use technology to build a startup. Inventors, for example, are skilled in manipulating technology, but may have little interest or experience engaging people to make an effective team.

How This Founder Wants to Apply Her Technology to Help Save the Planet’s Resources

Both Sides of the Table

How This Founder Wants to Apply Her Technology to Help Save the Planet’s Resources was originally published in Both Sides of the Table on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

Technology Trends: 10 Areas of Innovation to Watch for 2012

This is going to be BIG.

Election years tend to be good for technology diffusion. Well designed services can be built more and more easily using off the shelf technology and outsourced development--if you know what you're building and why right off the bat--at least to start off with anyway. Tweet. One of the best things any investor can do is to pull back from the day to day of getting pitches and think about high level trends. What areas are going to change? What areas need to be disrupted?

Some Quick Thoughts on Exits for Technology Startups

Both Sides of the Table

Later today I’m presenting at the annual Rincon Ventures Summit in Santa Barbara. Startup Exits: A Primer from msuster. I thought you might like to see an advance copy of what I’m going to cover. I speak privately a lot about getting an exit at a startup.

Where Is Your Technology In The Gartner Hype Cycle?

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back in 1995 meant to apply to technology product evolution and acceptance. As I was reading about it a while back, it occurred to me that the concept relates directly to how investors see startup opportunities and potential success as well, at least those with technology in their offerings.

How to Relate Your Technology to Business Values

Gust

How can my company keep up with the ever increasing rate of change in technology, core business strategies, and culture trends? In today’s world of distributed data, global reach, and powerful incursion technologies, how do I protect my data and my customers’ data?

Investors Fund Solutions Rather Than Technology

Gust

The best startups find a way to drive the market with their technology, rather than push their new technology-driven ‘solution’ on the marketplace. An example of market-driven technology is the basic automobile, but combining a car with an airplane is technology looking for a market. New technology really doesn’t have any value, until it is integrated into a market-driven solution. These are usually called ‘disruptive’ technologies.

Med Tech startup gel-e has developed revolutionary technology that can almost instantaneously stop…

propel(x)

Med Tech startup gel-e has developed revolutionary technology that can almost instantaneously stop bleeding, even for severe wounds Stephen Hawking had good reason to call gel-e “a top innovative product of this decade.” The impact of gel-e’s technology may be vast, as Hawking anticipates.

[BriefCam in Jerusalem Post] Tokyo-based fund aims to bring Hebrew University technologies to Japan

OurCrowd

Based on technology developed at the university’s School of Computer Science and Engineering, BriefCam rapidly turns large quantities of video surveillance into actionable intelligence and can accelerate investigations.

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

Both Sides of the Table

And we’re left with a city with idyllic weather, major commerce, the media center of the world, and a great emerging technology scene. But we have a great city for building technology companies. You can find very talented technology executives. Los Angeles.

AcousticSheep Installs Artificially Intelligent Art at Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern PA

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

world’s most comfortable headphones for sleeping, branched out with its first art installation at Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania and Penn State University’s Behrend campus for the “Art + Tech + Entrepreneur Experience.”.

Where Is Your Technology In The Gartner Hype Cycle?

Gust

back in 1995 meant to apply to technology product evolution and acceptance. As I was reading about it a while back, it occurred to me that the concept relates directly to how investors see startup opportunities and potential success as well, at least those with technology in their offerings. Hype curves then show how and when technologies move beyond the hype, offer practical benefits and become widely accepted. The Hype Cycle was a concept put forward by Gartner, Inc.

Helping entrepreneurs to commercialize technology

Carol Lauffer

Accelerators and incubators can be very effective at helping entrepreneurs to commercialize technology. Five barriers to commercialization often prohibit entrepreneurs from getting to market: (1) business model and strategy, (2) market, (3) technology and intellectual property (IP) protection, (4) management, and (5) capital. On the other hand, accelerator programs for technology businesses utilize a cohort process to help clients to move their products to market.

[Hailo in PR Newswire] Leading AI Chipmaker Hailo Recognized as CES 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree in Embedded Technologies Category

OurCrowd

Hailo’s breakthrough AI Chip, the Hailo-8 , won the award in the Embedded Technologies product category by the Consumer Technology Association. Leading AI chipmaker Hailo has been selected as a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree.

Four Simple Ways to Attract and Retain Talent Using Technology. SAP Concur Exec Shares Insights.

Smart Hustle Magazine

This shift gives small businesses an opportunity to leverage technology to improve their competitive edge in attracting employees. In fact, more than half of business professionals report an organization’s technology factors into their decision to accept new positions.

[OurCrowd in The Jewish Chronicle] Israel hungry for advances in food technology development

OurCrowd

Jon Medved, chief executive of the crowdfunding platform OurCrowd, which is also part of Sparks, said innovation in food and agriculture technology was at an all-time high.

Three Big Ideas on Technology Innovation Cycles

Tomasz Tunguz

Recently, New York seed investor Jerry Neumann spoke on the show and talked about three key ideas on the technology innovation cycle. First, he discussed reading Carlota Perez Technological Surge Cycle. The key idea is each technology cycle lasts 70 years, and is broken into two phases installation and deployment. During the deployment phase, new technology advances diffuse through the world and change people’s lives.

[BriefCam in Yahoo Finance] BriefCam® Honored by Frost & Sullivan with Technology Innovation Award

OurCrowd

BriefCam, the industry’s leading provider of VIDEO SYNOPSIS® and Deep Learning solutions, today announced that it received the 2019 Frost & Sullivan North America Technology Innovation Award in the surveillance analytics solutions industry.

[PRESS RELEASE] MultiVu – Advanced Photography Technologies (MV-APT, Ltd.) Raises $7M to Revolutionize Next Gen 3D Sensor Technologies

OurCrowd

The post [PRESS RELEASE] MultiVu – Advanced Photography Technologies (MV-APT, Ltd.) Raises $7M to Revolutionize Next Gen 3D Sensor Technologies appeared first on OurCrowd. Tel Aviv, May 16, 2019 – MultiVu, developing proprietary 3D imaging solutions using a single sensor and deep learning derived algorithms, today announced the completion of a $7M seed round led by Israel’s most active venture investor OurCrowd, Cardumen Capital and Hong Kong based investment firm Junson Capital.

ACOUSTIC TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED BY PSU ENGINEERING GRADS IS MAKING SOME NOISE IN LOCAL BREWING COMPANY!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Founded by three Penn State University engineering graduates, TZero Labs www.tzerolabs.com is a sensor technology and data-company that lets brew masters “ hear the beer ” as it ferments. With funding from Ben Franklin Technology Partners www.cnp.benfranklin.org , they’ve developed a cloud-based platform that accumulates data from acoustic sensors mounted on the brewing equipment that provide real-time fermentation condition data.

Leaders in Indoor Location Positioning technology

Don Dodge

What technologies are attracting the most attention? Many big companies have been researching this technology for years. Here is a quick look at some of the players and where they fit in the technology stack. Who are the big players innovating in Indoor Location and Positioning?

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Yahoo Finance] For First Time, Federal Lawmakers Gather in Support of Hyperloop Technology on Capitol Hill

OurCrowd

The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Yahoo Finance] For First Time, Federal Lawmakers Gather in Support of Hyperloop Technology on Capitol Hill appeared first on OurCrowd.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners to Appear Before PA Senate Appropriations Committee – 3:00 PM, Wednesday, March 6, live-streamed: [link]

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners (Ben Franklin) Pennsylvania statewide network will present before the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee regarding the proposed 2019-2020 Pennsylvania budget at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, March 6, live-streamed here: [link]. The Ben Franklin Program invests in and supports technology-based start-ups, innovative manufacturers, and a technology-based ecosystem throughout the state.

Modern Plagues: Let our people live – with these startup technologies

OurCrowd

The modern minds behind startup technology are actually aiming to solve these issues. Startups are utilizing technology – from AI to cannabis tech – to develop cures and solutions for overcoming opioid addiction.

Techstars Announces Virtual Accelerator Focused on Next Generation Space and Frontier Technologies with International Partners

TechStars

The new mentorship-driven accelerator will focus on the next generation of space technologies with a concentration on companies in the commercial space industry. BOULDER, Colo.

[Portfolio companies in The Jerusalem Post] Israeli technology at heart of Samsung’s innovation push

OurCrowd

Israeli start-ups are of key importance to South Korean technology giant Samsung’s innovation push, senior officials said on Sunday, as the company held its fifth annual Samsung Innovation Summit in Tel Aviv. The post [Portfolio companies in The Jerusalem Post] Israeli technology at heart of Samsung’s innovation push appeared first on OurCrowd.

The Next Major Technology to Shape SaaS

Tomasz Tunguz

There is an incredible amount technology behind this. The product of that technology is a magical experience. Last week, a friend asked me what I thought the future of software would be. At some point, all the workflow processes that still conducted on paper and pencil will be digitized, all of the tasks completed in Excel will be optimized, and the majority of limitations of traditional software will be overcome.

[PlaySight in Digital Journal] LakePoint Sports Introduces a Game Changer With PlaySight Technology Partnership

OurCrowd

The post [PlaySight in Digital Journal] LakePoint Sports Introduces a Game Changer With PlaySight Technology Partnership appeared first on OurCrowd. BioCatch, the global leader in behavioural biometrics, was selected by both jury and public vote for the honour of “Best Innovation in Securing Transactions” at the European Payments Summit’s Florin Awards ceremony. Read more here.

[Zebra in Imaging Technology News] Latest Advances in Mobile DR Technology

OurCrowd

The post [Zebra in Imaging Technology News] Latest Advances in Mobile DR Technology appeared first on OurCrowd.

Technology Is Not Everything. It Could Ruin Your Business.

Smart Hustle Magazine

Over the past 20 or more years, we've been inundated that technology is the "be all" for our businesses. Technology IS important. However, don't think that just by implementing technology you'll have success business. But don't let your brand get lost in technology adaptation.

[Casper in Business Wire] I agree Casper Adds President and Chief Commercial Officer Emilie Arel; Chief Technology Officer Ben Clark; and Two New Independent Directors, Diane Irvine and Jack Lazar

OurCrowd

The post [Casper in Business Wire] I agree Casper Adds President and Chief Commercial Officer Emilie Arel; Chief Technology Officer Ben Clark; and Two New Independent Directors, Diane Irvine and Jack Lazar appeared first on OurCrowd.

A Technology Innovation Leading to a Go-To-Market Advantage

Tomasz Tunguz

The best way I’ve found to describe it is a technology innovation leading to a go-to-market advantage. Initially, technology differentiates offerings. This technology advantage manifests itself in a few different ways. But, technology is not enough. That initial technology advantage needs engender go to market advantage, a way of educating, convincing, and closing customers more efficiently. What do you look for in SaaS companies?

[Ossio in Business Wire] OSSIO Receives Prestigious Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for its Breakthrough OSSIOfiberTM Intelligent Bone Regeneration Technology

OurCrowd

an orthopedic fixation company, announced today that its OSSIOfiberTM Intelligent Bone Regeneration Technology was the recipient of the 2019 Frost & Sullivan North America New Product Innovation Award. OSSIO, Inc.,

[Celeno in PR Newswire] Celeno’s Wi-Fi Doppler Imaging Technology Wins the 2019 Best Wi-Fi Innovation Award at Wi-Fi NOW London Conference

OurCrowd

Celeno, a leading provider of smart, innovative Wi-Fi solutions was announced today as winner of 2019 Wi-Fi NOW Best Wi-Fi Innovation Award for its Wi-Fi Doppler Imaging – a breakthrough technology for high-resolution RF Imaging that is enabled by Celeno’s state-of-the-art Wi-Fi connectivity chips. The post [Celeno in PR Newswire] Celeno’s Wi-Fi Doppler Imaging Technology Wins the 2019 Best Wi-Fi Innovation Award at Wi-Fi NOW London Conference appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Ubimo in CTech] Quotient Technology Acquires Adtech Startup Ubimo

OurCrowd

Ubimo develops location intelligence technology that offers advertisers extremely precise location-based targeting, allowing them to target people attending a certain event or venue. The post [Ubimo in CTech] Quotient Technology Acquires Adtech Startup Ubimo appeared first on OurCrowd.