Tag Archives: Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures

Hopkins accelerator geared to student entrepreneurs

Kevin Carter, who is the student program director at FastForward U. (Submitted photo)

Johns Hopkins University will launch a startup accelerator, offering student entrepreneurs a structured approach to turning their ideas into businesses, the university announced Monday. FastForward U — a wing of Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures and the university’s innovation hub for ...

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2 Maryland accelerators receive federal grant money

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Two Maryland organizations received federal grants for their programs to increase growth and economic development by supporting entrepreneurship. Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures and the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center received the grants as part of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s i6 ...

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Hopkins company raises $110 million to develop cancer test

Kenneth Kinzler, left, and Dr. Bert Vogelstein are researchers at Johns Hopkins and co-founders of Thrive. (Submitted photo)

A startup developing technology originating at Johns Hopkins that offers early detection of cancers launched Thursday with $110 million in Series A funding, a record Series A round for a Johns Hopkins company. Thrive Earlier Detection Corp. will develop CancerSeek, ...

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Hopkins professors receive grants to commercialize research

Johns Hopkins University opened FastForward in 2017. (The Daly Record / Maximilian Franz)

Four Johns Hopkins professors received grants through a fund created to help faculty put their research on a path to commercialization. The professors received grants between $25,000 and $100,000 from the Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund. The fund allows $300,000 to ...

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M-1 Ventures picks the companies for its first cohort

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M-1 Ventures, the health technology accelerator sponsored by Johns Hopkins, Plank Industries and the University of Maryland, chose five companies to participate in its first cohort. These companies will each receive $25,000 and go through a 16-week program with one-on-one ...

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Hopkins officially opens new incubator space


Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures officially opened new office and lab space for its FastForward incubator Wednesday night. University and city officials hope the space helps encourage startups to stay in Baltimore. Companies started moving into the FastForward 1812 offices, at ...

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Md.-based startups sweep finals at national competition

LifeSprout won the 2017 Association of University Technology Managers business plan competition. LifeSprout co-founders, from left, Russell Martin, Hai-Quan Mao, Justin Sacks and Sashank Reddy.  (LifeSprout submitted photo)

Maryland startups made waves on a national stage this week, with all four finalists at the Association of University Technology Managers business plan competition coming from the state. Three of the companies came from Johns Hopkins, with the fourth from ...

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