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Your research has value beyond academia.

The Innovate Indiana Fund offers seed funding to turn your research and vision into a business. We’ll explore the potential opportunities and benefits with you.

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ApeX Chief Scientific Founder Dr. Mark Kelley and team win grant

See for yourself: Hyundai Hope on Wheels grant received by ApeX Therapeutics chief scientific founder

White collar problems in Acquihires - Mark Suster's blog post on why it may not be good...

See for yourself: Acquihires, are they good business?

We're very pleased to welcome the Health IT company Diagnotes to the Innovate Indiana Fund's portfolio.

See for yourself: Diagnotes - welcome!

We've recently invested in a company by the name of They've built a great platform connecting volunteers with non-profits through a natively mobile experience. Check out their website to learn more!

See for yourself: Pleased to welcome

Many entrepreneurs think that all money is created equal, those who can participate in future rounds are almost always better partners. Read from the why!

See for yourself: VC Experts Multiple Investment Rounds: The Cold Hard Truth

ENERGY curve within startups - We'll be posting 'curves' we've found are helpful; developed by prominent people in startups. The first from Paul Graham of Y-Combinator (re-posted by Fred Wilson)

See for yourself: Curves 101 (part1): Fred Wilson on Startup Curves

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IU Research and Technology Corporation

Even if you have little to no business experience, you can make significant contributions to the future of Indiana’s economy by partnering with IURTC. IURTC technology managers have extensive experience in guiding faculty through the commercialization process.

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American innovation has always been sparked by individual scientists and entrepreneurs, often at universities. -President Barack Obama