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Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition announces finalists as it marks 30 years at Purdue

February 22, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ten teams of Purdue students will put their best pitch forward in the hopes of winning a share of the $100,000 in prize money at the upcoming 30th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition.

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Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund makes $160,000 in ‘Gold Award’ investment in 2 startups

January 10, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund officials announced Tuesday (Jan. 10) that two Purdue-affiliated startups have attained “Second-Tier Gold Award” status and will each receive $80,000 in funding to advance their startups.

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Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund announces awards totaling more than $1 million to Purdue startups

December 5, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund officials announce today (Dec. 5) that the program has now awarded $1.06 million to 44 Purdue-affiliated startups since the program's creation in 2014. The additional $160,000 awarded to eight startups today, brings a total of $880,000 to 44 startups as First-Tier Black Awards in the amounts of $20,000 each. The fund also has provided another $180,000 to three companies that reached the "Gold" or "Tier Two" level of support from the fund.

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Purdue Foundry, Wasson Enterprise partner to create impact with Purdue innovations

August 24, 2016

CHICAGO and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wasson Enterprise and Purdue Foundry officials announced Wednesday (Aug. 24) an agreement to help identify new ideas and technologies to accelerate bringing innovations to the marketplace. Located in Discovery Park's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Purdue Foundry assists Purdue-based entrepreneurs create startup companies. Wasson Enterprise is a Chicago-based investment firm dedicated to assist entrepreneurs' through angel investing, marketing, consulting and providing other support. The two will collaborate to identify commercialization opportunities and help bring them to the marketplace.

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Purdue Foundry, M25 Group to partner on startup investment, mentor opportunities

May 19, 2016

CHICAGO and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – M25 Group and Purdue Foundry officials announced Wednesday (May 18) an agreement that will identify Purdue technologies and startups for possible investment and mentoring opportunities. The Purdue Foundry, an entrepreneurship and commercialization hub in Discovery Park's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, and M25 Group, a Chicago-based venture capital firm, will collaborate to identify new and emerging ventures and collaboratively work to advance the startups through funding, mentoring and networking and business competition activities. M25 Group focuses on Midwest-based startups and has investments in Chicago, Lafayette, Indiana, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh and Milwaukee.

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