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OpenLedger & MVP Asia Pacific Team Up With Universities to Offer Accredited Blockchain Innovation Program

On Wednesday, Denmark-based blockchain company OpenLedger announced it has teamed up with MVP Asia Pacific to launch a new blockchain program, OpenLedger MVP Blockchain Innovation. The program is offered to universities worldwide and will have accredited blockchain-based courses and program. The companies explained: “Since cryptocurrencies such… Read More

Tilt Teams Up With The Chainsmokers For New #TILTTOUR

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced that it has joined forces with the music group, The Chainsmokers for the #TiltTour. Tilt shared: “The Chainsmokers wanted to create the first-ever fan-sourced tour and bring their music to where their fans are. College students across the nation… Read More

Ed-Tech Startup University Compare Seeks Expansion Funds Through Seedrs Initiative

This week, Essex-born entrepreneur Owen O’Neill launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with a mission to raise £75,000 for his ed-tech startup, University Compare. University Compare, which was founded in 2012, reportedly offers an unbiased service to students while providing a digital platform for universities to advertise… Read More

NCAA Says No to Pay-for-Play Crowdfunding While Attempting to Shut Down FanPay

Last month, reports surfaced that the National Collegiate Athletic Association, also known as the NCAA, was attempting to shut down a for-profit company known as FanPay, which announced it was planning to crowdfund pay-for-play for college athletes. According to Sport’s News, on Thursday (November 6th), NCAA… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Hubbub Hits Over £405,000 During Final Days on Crowdcube

Seeking to expand its growing platform, university crowdfunding website Hubbub launched an equity campaign on Crowdcube to raise £250,000. In order to raise the funds, the company decided to offer 8.12% ownership for each backer. Not only did it raise the initial goal, the campaign finished… Read More

UCLA Launches UCLA Spark, A Crowdfunding Platform For Students & Faculty

UCLA has launched UCLA Spark, an online crowdfunding platform aimed at providing critical fundraising support for innovative projects by UCLA faculty and official student organizations. The platform launches today with five active projects covering topics like females in software engineering, landmark preservation and caring for cancer… Read More

SeedInvest Seeking Partnerships With VCs, Angel Groups: SeedInvest Groups

SeedInvest has launched a new feature on their equity crowdfunding platform. The feature, called SeedInvest Groups, specifically targets angel groups, venture capitalists and other organizations with an active role in funding early-stage companies. SeedInvest CEO Ryan Feit says that the new feature was largely driven… Read More

Mind the Gap Analyzes Gap Funding at Universities

Research universities, often a source of this innovation, are offering a solution through translational research, proof of concept, and start-up gap funding programs. These gap funds and their impact on our innovation capability are detailed in a new, online resource called Mind the Gap. Mind… Read More

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