Jaimie Testai
Nov 30, 2021

University Startups

Proof of Concept Funds: Boosting The Potential of University Technology

The Valley of Innovation Death has been well documented and is a continuing issue for transitioning basic university research into products that will improve lives. One way that universities and academic research centers are addressing this issue is through proof of concept (POC) funding. POC funds are typically grants that help “de-risk” a technology — helping a […]

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jtestai | Nov 30, 2021

Marc Singer
Nov 08, 2021

Venture Capital

OUP Webinar: Ask a VC (2021 Session)

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Marc Singer | Nov 08, 2021

Jaimie Testai
Oct 26, 2021

University Startups

Lessons Learned: Engaging Alumni for Research Commercialization

Many academic institutions want to enlist alumni to optimize their research commercialization efforts – whether it is to judge a pitch competition, discuss licensing opportunities, share entrepreneurial journeys with students, or even donate to a new venture or proof-of-concept fund. But what are the best practices in this area? We interviewed 7 universities and academic […]

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jtestai | Oct 26, 2021

Kirsten Leute
Oct 26, 2021

Tech Transfer

Webinar: Startup Licensing 101 – The License, Part 2 (The “Lawyer” Parts)

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Kirsten Leute | Oct 26, 2021

Kirsten Leute
Sep 15, 2021

Tech Transfer

Webinar: Startup Licensing 101 – The License, Part 1

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Kirsten Leute | Sep 15, 2021

Manny Stockman
Jun 30, 2021

University Startups

Webinar: 2021 Midyear Startup Financing Trends

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Manny Stockman | Jun 30, 2021

Kirsten Leute
May 18, 2021

Tech Transfer

Webinar: Startup Licensing 101 – Term Sheets & Financials

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Kirsten Leute | May 18, 2021

Jaimie Testai
May 04, 2021

University Startups

Angel & Accelerator Funding: Continuing the Conversation

In late 2020, OUP hosted a webinar on Angel and Accelerator Funding for University Startups. We reconnected with two of the panelists, Ashok Kamal, Executive Director of Tech Coast Angels, and Jun Axup, Chief Science Officer and Partner of IndieBio, to continue the conversation about angel and accelerator funding in addition to answering some follow-up […]

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jtestai | May 04, 2021

Kirsten Leute
Apr 30, 2021

Life Sciences

Webinar: Life Science Term Sheets

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Kirsten Leute | Apr 30, 2021

Natasha Azar
Apr 30, 2021

Venture Capital

Webinar: Friends & Family Funding for University Startups

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Natasha Azar | Apr 30, 2021