UVa group’s seed fund spurring local entrepreneurship
The Daily Progress Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 5 p.m.
The University of Virginia has now invested nearly $1 million in the early stages of student and faculty startups, joining the growing number of schools investing in homegrown enterprises.
Universities increasingly have investment funds and programs to boost entrepreneurship within and around their campuses. UVa’s Licensing & Ventures Group’s $10 million Seed Fund, launched in 2016, so far has supported three Charlottesville-based ventures: TypeZero Technologies Inc., TearSolutions Inc. and Mission Secure Inc.
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