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2013-08-20 23:04:42

AZ-based company developing inexpensive tools for individual health monitoring Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 HealthTell, Inc., a biotech spinout from Arizona State University, has raised $4 million in new funding over the past few months to help commercialize a new test for lung, breast, prostate and colorectal cancer. “Last year, more than 270,000 Americans died from lung, breast, prostate and colorectal cancers – the top four cancers worldwide,” said Bill Colston,...

2013-08-07 23:00:45

SafeSIPP a top 5 finalist in College Entrepreneur of the Year competition. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 ASU graduate student Jared Schoepf co-founder of SafeSIPP, a student-led startup in ASU’s Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative, has been named a top five finalist in the College Entrepreneur of the Year competition run by Entrepreneur Magazine. This is the third year in a row that one of ASU’s Edson student startups has been a finalist in the competition. In 2012, JJ...

2013-08-06 23:28:47

New funds to accelerate growth and expand commercial footprint. Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Heliae, a spinout from Arizona State University, has announced it has raised $28.4 million in funding from existing and new investors. The funding will be used to support the operation and expansion of Heliae’s first commercial facility in Gilbert, Arizona. Heliae has commercialized a platform technology that produces high-value products from algae. The company’s flexible Volaris...

2013-07-24 23:18:25

Announcement Made as New School Opens in Philadelphia Area Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Bach to Rock (B2R) music school that will foster hearing protection education in its growing network of schools. The ASHA-provided information is for teachers and includes materials about the importance of hearing protection, the impact of noise-induced hearing loss on children and musicians, and...

2013-07-12 23:23:35

New initiative’s rapid growth will help entrepreneurs across Arizona find resources and support to pursue their ideas. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Arizona’s entrepreneurs and innovators will soon have several new places to connect, collaborate and find resources as Arizona State University’s Alexandria Co-working Network expands to include two more communities by this fall. Designed to provide support for Arizona’s innovation economy, the Alexandria Co-working Network...

2013-07-09 23:03:00

First global index recognizes ASU’s unique Entrepreneurship and Innovation Activities. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 ASU’s Venture Catalyst has been named one of the top university business incubators in the world, according to the University Business Incubator (UBI) Index for 2013. Based in Sweden, the UBI Index is the first-ever, comprehensive benchmark and assessment of the performance and best practices of University Business Incubators. Due in large part to its “New...

2013-06-06 23:24:35

Rio Salado College President Named to Board Representing 1,200 Two-Year Schools, 13 million students. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Dr. Chris Bustamante, president of Rio Salado College, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), a national organization representing the nation´s almost 1,200 two-year colleges and their more than 13 million students. New board members were certified during AACC´s recent annual...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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