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Each year, American cardiologists perform approximately 10 million treadmill exercise stress tests to evaluate patients with possible coronary artery disease. Following exercise, doctors obtain images of the heart using ultrasound or nuclear imaging techniques. However, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) offers clearer images than the imaging methods currently being used, but because…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on November 16, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Join the Columbus Metropolitan Club for lunch on December 13. Michael Moritz, venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital in Menlo Park, California in Silicon Valley, and a former member of the board of directors of Google Inc. will be the luncheon speaker.
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Added by Wayne Henry on November 30, 2011 at 4:37pm — No Comments
TechColumbus, along with NCT Ventures and other private investors, announced today a $500,000 investment in Acceptd LLC, developers of a Web-based prescreening tool designed to streamline the admissions process for fine arts colleges and programs.
Currently, fine arts programs rely on in-person interviews and live auditions to gauge applicants’ potential beyond written applications. Acceptd provides a Web-enabled solution that allows faculty members to pre-screen applicants via…Continue
In Celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 14-20), TechColumbus is hosting members of the entrepreneurial and business community on Wednesday November 16 at Fleur - 114 North Third Street in downtown Columbus. This will be the public’s first chance to meet the 1492 participants that were selected from the more than 160 applications received for the program.
Cost to attend is $10 and includes one complimentary drink and hors…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on November 7, 2011 at 6:33pm — No Comments
The State must be doing something right! Attracting high profile organizations such as the NASVF doesn't occur in a vacuum. The State for years has been laying the ground work conducive to angel and vc investments, and in doing so has attracted the attention of the rest of the country. What a year 2011 has been! First the Ohio Tech Angels were named the largest Angel network in the country, and have recorded some key recent exits, namely Znode. And now the attraction…Continue
Added by George Proicou on October 19, 2011 at 3:20pm — No Comments
TechColumbus today announced internship funding available through the Central Ohio Third Frontier Internship Program (COTFIP) which is aimed at linking Ohio students enrolled in high-tech curriculums with internship opportunities at Central Ohio businesses. TechColumbus is one of 8 regional grantees throughout Ohio administering the program and has been designated to administer the program in Central Ohio.
“The Central Ohio Third Frontier Internship Program connects talented students…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on September 7, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
Upper Arlington-based CardiOx Corp has announced the closing of an $8 million Series C funding round. Investments will support the company, which is developing a noninvasive device for detecting right-to-left heart shunts, through commercialization in the U.S. and Europe.
CardiOx has previously raised $4 million in venture and angel funding in two rounds, along with another $1 million in grants from the Ohio Third Frontier. Reservoir Venture Partners led the Series A funding, with…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on August 31, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Technology can mean more than just the Internet and computers. In fact, advances in technology can extend to devices that treat obesity or incontinence — and that are being developed in central Ohio.
TechColumbus gave out a dozen grants to tech startup companies for projects during the recently concluded 2011 fiscal year, the organization announced yesterday.
Read the full August 17, 2011 Columbus Dispatch story about…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on August 17, 2011 at 2:39pm — No Comments
Genoa Racing competes in the Le Mans Prototype Challenge (LMPC) class of the American Le Mans Series. The race cars have a 6.2-liter 430 horsepower Cheverolet Corvette LS3 engine on a 900 kilogram all carbon fiber chassis. The cars cost around $400,000. Genoa is currently 2nd place in the series and uses Zyvex to repair the car after any crash on the track.
What: Up close look at latest automotive technology
When: August 3,…
Added by Wayne Henry on August 2, 2011 at 3:37pm — No Comments
Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc., (MID) has been awarded CE Mark Certification for its innovative FloShield® laparoscopic visualization system. This certification is mandatory for sale of certain medical devices in the European Union. The FloShield system provides for an uninterrupted clear view during laparoscopic procedures. FloShield uses existing airflow from the insufflator, to defog and deflect debris from the lens of the laparoscope without removing the scope from the abdominal…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on July 19, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments