Switched Source creates 'detours' around electrical grid trouble

Switched Source creates 'detours' around electrical grid trouble

Switched Source LLC, a 2017 spinoff from Michigan State University, is partnering with NextEnergy, the Detroit-based nonprofit that works to advance energy technologies, and has moved into the Tech Town incubator across the street to commercialize its power-grid technology. The tech has been heavily funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E, program, which supports promising energy technologies that are too early for private sector investment. ARPA-E first awarded Switched Source with a $2.4 million grant in 2011, followed by a $1.5 million grant last year.

Jolt Energy gets funding, research support for battery technology

Jolt Energy gets funding, research support for battery technology

Major financial and research support from the Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Ill., have put a jolt in Jolt Energy Storage Technologies LLC, a Holland-based spinoff from Michigan State University that hopes to reduce or eliminate the danger of lithium-ion batteries overheating and exploding from being overcharged.

Global Field Hockey Connection Platform Uru Sports Releases New Membership Programs & Exclusive Recruitment Tracker Tool

Today, Uru Sports, the leading global field hockey connection platform, announced the release of its premium membership programs and features for both athletes and teams. Uru Sports is an online platform that connects field hockey players and teams across the globe, as part athlete and roster search engine, and part social network.

Benzinga and SU2 Systems Announce Partnership to Empower Active Traders With Data

Benzinga and SU2 Systems Announce Partnership to Empower Active Traders With Data

Benzinga, the largest financial news vendor to North American brokerages, announced today that it will be teaming up with SU2 Systems to help empower investors and active traders with powerful trading tools.

Semifinalists named for $1 million Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition

An Airbnb for empty car seats, a cavity-diagnosis tool and an app for gaining weight are among 24 semifinalists set to duke it out for a share of $1 million in the ninth annual Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition.

TiECon Detroit 2018 Unveils List of Elite Entrepreneurs- TiE20 Winners

Selected from more than 500 nominated companies, the winners represent the most enterprising startup companies in five focus segments: Sensors/Electronics/IOT, Food/Health/Fitness, Fintech, Blockchain/AI/ML/DL and Manufacturing/In Vehicle Technologies/Mobility. The TiE20 winners will be honored with awards of excellence at TiECon Detroit 2018 on Saturday, October 06, 2018, at 6:00 p.m at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, Michigan.

2017-18 NSF I-Corps invent teams selected

2017-18 NSF I-Corps invent teams selected

Twelve entrepreneurial teams from Penn State have been selected to participate in the National Science Foundation I-Corps program. The teams receive up to $3,000, which can be used to attend industry trade shows, visit potential customers, develop prototypes and cover customer discovery expenses.