Orpheden Therapeutics: Building Personalized Cancer Therapy

In March, a team of graduate students from Northwestern University in Chicago was chosen as a winner in the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge, a global competition featuring research technologies developed by scientists at the National Cancer Institute and Avon Foundation-funded university labs. Following the win, the team launched tech startup Orpheden Therapeutics to develop a promising new personalized cancer treatment. Below, CEO John Kuelper talks about the plans for Orpheden. Read more

4 Top Uses for Startup.Directory

Startup.Directory has a wide range of subscribers, from venture capitalists and angel investors to university tech transfer professionals and corporate executives. What do they all have in common? They all want accurate, comprehensive data on high-tech startups.

Here are some ideas about how our subscribers use Startup.Directory’s data access tools to bring value to their organizations. While the individuals mentioned below are fictional characters, the use cases for Startup.Directory are very real. Read more

Encore Alert: A Student Startup Breakout

James Li’s parents were apprehensive when their son, a Georgetown University undergrad, expressed his sincere commitment to starting a company while in college. Despite being entrepreneurs themselves, or perhaps because of that, they had concerns about James trying to build a tech startup without business experience or capital in the bank. They urged him to take a job at an established company. Read more

Featured Tech Startup: Graphene Frontiers

Graphene Frontiers’ CEO Michael Patterson says the company has hit an inflection point. Six months into its key National Science Foundation grant, the tech startup is shifting from broad research to development of a specific application in the biosensor market. Read more

Welcome to Startup.Directory

Welcome to Startup.Directory. We’re excited to have you here. Let me tell you about some of the great improvements over our previous database product, University TechWatch: Read more