The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) has announced that its CIT GAP Funds has invested in TypeZero Technologies, LLC, an early-stage medical technology company with a proprietary intelligent control system that improves the safety, outcomes and quality of life for patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. CIT GAP Funds led TypeZero’s seed round, which included several other investors.
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), announced today the winners of the 2015 Apps4VA James Madison University software application (app) development competition. The Apps4VA initiative focuses on improving K-12 education by engaging the public in contributing fresh and innovative ideas on how to use education data.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Virginia Velocity, Virginia’s premier business plan competition, on June 12, 2015, and there are some excellent prizes for the winners. Competitors can win cash awards of up to $225,000 with Virginia Velocity! Startups in operation for at least 24 months in either the energy or biosciences industries are qualified to compete.
I recently came across an Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) news story announcing that Vince Scheivert had received the 2015 Frank Withrow Award from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), a national organization for school system technology leaders. It’s noteworthy not just because the award recognizes the country’s most exceptional Chief Information Officer (CIO), a position that Vince holds with ACPS, but because Vince is also a CBIC board member.
The Commonwealth STEM industry Internship Program (CSIIP) is a no-fee online system that enables Virginia companies to access, select and hire spring, summer, and fall interns from a large pool of pre-qualified college and university STEM students throughout Virginia. Funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia, CSIIP is managed by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, and is partners with ACEC, CCAM, IALR, NCI, SVHEC, the ten Virginia Technology Councils, Virginia Bio, Virginia SHRM, the Virginia Chamber, and the Virginia Manufacturing Association. The CSIIP is a year-round program, spring, summer, and fall. Student applications and company registrations are always welcomed.
How many of you think that employees are the most difficult part of a small business? I’m using the definition of a small business as defined by the SBA, which rates companies by number of employees, with small businesses having fewer than 500 employees. This places 50% of the working force in America within that category. Why is it so difficult to get not just good employees, but great ones?
Take a random cross-section of the technologies around us. Smartphones, tablets, coffee machines that connect to the internet, thermostats that can be controlled from halfway around the world, cars that can parallel park themselves.
WHAT: Valley Business Keynote (VBK)
WHEN: Wednesday, July 22 from 3:00 - 6:00 pm
WHERE: JMU’s Festival Center , Harrisonburg, VA
The Valley Business Keynote (VBK) is an
Charlottesville-based Cavion LLC, a pharmaceutical company developing T-type calcium channel inhibitors for the treatment of solid tumors and neurologic diseases, presented preliminary results from an ongoing
We are excited to announce the 2015 Techstars class in Boulder! Our program begins June 15th, and will wrap up with a demo night on September