PUDDLE HOPS: VC tech investment reaches all-time high, Osteoporosis breakthrough, GM to become carbon neutral

Most active VCs in each state

According to CBInsight’s last analysis, in 2020 VC tech investment reached an all-time high of $130 billion. The report lists the most active VCs in each state.

Osteoporosis treatment breakthrough

A new technology being developed at Washington University in St. Louis could lead to treatments for osteoporosis. The researchers have genetically engineered cartilage that delivers an anti-inflammatory drug in response to joint movement.

Verizon funds digital training initiative in Cleveland

JumpStart, an entrepreneurial support and economic development organization located in Cleveland, has announced a new digital training initiative. The program, called Access Tech, will be funded by Verizon and will seek to make transformational change through equity and innovation.

T-Mobile Accelerator accepting applications for spring program

If you have a startup that focuses on 5G technologies, such as AR/VR/XR, advanced spatial audio solutions, robotics, heads-up, and holographic displays, you’ll want to check out T-Mobile’s Spring accelerator program. The application deadline is February 28.

GM’s plans to become carbon neutral

General Motors has announced that it plans to become carbon neutral in its global products and operations by 2040 and has committed to setting science-based targets to achieve carbon neutrality.