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Energizing Innovation in the Permian Basin

December 13, 2023

I recently had the great pleasure of speaking with Dr. Brian Korgel who is leading the Permian Basin initiative which recently received a Type-1 NSF Innovation Engine Development award. The…

Founder Interviews: Part 3 2023 Vogt Awards Cohort

October 11, 2023

Dear Readers, Welcome to the final installment of my recent discussions with the founders of the 2023 Community Foundation of Louisville’s Vogt Awards cohort. Each year, up to six early-stage…

Founder Interviews: Part 2 2023 Vogt Awards Cohort

October 3, 2023

Dear Readers, I’m thrilled to continue to share my recent discussions with the founders of the 2023 Community Foundation of Louisville’s Vogt Awards cohort. Each year, up to six early-stage businesses receive…

Founder Interviews: Part 1 2023 Vogt Awards Cohort

August 31, 2023

Dear Readers, I recently had the great pleasure to have discussions with the founders of the 2023 Community Foundation of Louisville’s Vogt awards cohort. Each year, up to six early-stage…

Teach Kentucky is working to solve the teacher shortage and brain drain in Louisville

July 12, 2023

Teaching is a hard job. The pay is terrible, the students are difficult and the demands on educators are relentless. But those who feel called to teach find it to…

Entrepreneurship in Akron: Meet Elyse Ball of the University of Akron Research Foundation

May 10, 2023

Being the Rubber Capital of the World, Akron, Ohio, isn’t normally the place you’d look to for innovation in entrepreneurship. But being the home of Goodyear, Goodrich, Firestone and General…

Innovation under the arch: Why St. Louis is a modern entrepreneurial hub

March 16, 2023

Stephen Von Rump has lived a lot of lives in technology and startups. He’s created multiple businesses, is entrepreneur-in-residence at BioGenerator, a panel member at the National Science Foundation, and…

SuperDispatch adds SuperPay | X-ray taken in zero-g | Arrive Health uses AI

January 25, 2023

SuperDispatch launches new digital payment app KANSAS CITY, MO–SuperDispatch, a Kansas City-based car shipping platform, launched SuperPay, an integrated and automated payment feature within the SuperDispatch platform, that uses a…

Cybersecurity jobs during a downturn: Are companies hiring or firing?

January 25, 2023

Spend a little time on LinkedIn right now, and your mood is bound to grow dark. Every other post, it seems, is someone announcing they’ve been laid off by a…

Automation for the people: Low-code/no-code solutions are on the rise in business

January 25, 2023

If you need a new software solution or to automate small tasks, do you buy a new piece of software or build it yourself? These days, many companies are opting…

More Fast Future Innovation News

Redefining fashion in the metaverse | Frist Cressey Ventures raises $26.98M

January 4, 2023

Life sciences incubator will receive $1M grant | University of Memphis’ 2022 research proposals

December 30, 2022

Automating ‘personalized’ emails | Making pig livers humanlike

December 30, 2022

HistoSonics raises $85M | Gener8tor supports Fast Future Country startups

December 20, 2022

Shopping with a virtual cart | Ohio’s Genetesis founders recognized by Forbes

December 20, 2022

Dedicated university research led to startup and a big payoff | Ohio boosts tech transfer efforts

December 18, 2022

University of Michigan startup raises $85 million | ISU gets record gift

December 18, 2022

Opendorse raises $20M | JPMorgan Chase to support minority founder accelerator

December 14, 2022

GPS-driven scavenger hunt | Connecting employers to disabled job candidates

December 14, 2022
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Schuster goes high-tech | Parascript innovates in NLP | KeyLogic gets huge DOE contract

December 13, 2022

‘Smart concrete’ | Recycling the unrecyclable

December 10, 2022

Friends in high places

December 10, 2022

Driving investment to tech critical to U.S. national security & more

December 7, 2022

On-demand golf lesson booking | Electric cars and ‘range anxiety’

December 7, 2022

Next-gen smart manufacturing | Using AI to support donated kidney matchmaking

December 2, 2022

U-M in top 5 schools globally for entrepreneurship

December 2, 2022

Need a lead vocalist? | AI-driven robot will build adobe walls

November 30, 2022

GI Therapeutics raises $50m | Robots for salespeople

November 30, 2022

Duke researcher to build brain-like AI hardware | A drug for treating mouth sores

November 28, 2022

Grant money to fund Pittsburgh biotech research | Commercializing faculty innovations

November 28, 2022