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Dec 20, 2018

Dean Al Pisano, Phil Schwab, Vertical Ventures Partners, and Dennis Abremski, Executive Director, IGE, share a moment before the kick-off of the Business Accelerator Meeting. Catch up with this and with Activities at the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur.

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UCSD Battery Startup Ateios Receives Funding for Placing in November Pitch Competition

Dec 13, 2018

UCSD Startup Ateios was among the three finalists chosen to receive a collective amount of $150,000 in Seed Funding from investment firm Vertical Venture Partners (VVP) in the 2018 University of California Fortune 500 Startup Showcase in November.

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Graduate student's steerable brain catheter wins big at inventors competition

Dec 10, 2018

Gopesh Tilvawala, a graduate student in the UC San Diego Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, won the People's Choice Award and second place overall at the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition for his work to develop a first-of-its-kind catheter that can be remotely controlled to navigate the tiny arteries in the brain.

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Steerable Brain Catheter Wins Big at Inventors Competition

Dec 7, 2018

2018 IGE Fellow, Gopesh Tilvawala, was recognized with the People?s Choice Award and second place overall at the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition, organized by the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

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Five Questions with Student Entrepreneur, Andy Bangash

Nov 29, 2018

Sikandar (Andy) Bangash is Co-Founder of SAPE, a mobile application which connects drivers with homeowners who want to rent their space out.  It also helps reduce the chances of a parking violation as it warns drivers when they are parking illegally. 

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UC San Diego and Invention Science Fund Collaborate to Create New Technology Startups

Oct 24, 2018

Invention Science Fund, the incubator arm of Intellectual Ventures, and San Diego’s Legler Benbough Foundation will contribute $1 million in combined sponsorship funds to the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur at the University of California San Diego to help accelerate new startup companies.

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