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News Archives 2021

Friday, December 17, 2021
Bloomfield Robotics, Inc. Raises $1.8M in Its First Funding Round with a Japanese Manufacturer

Friday, December 10, 2021
Mambu Valued at $5.3B in Investment Led by Private Equity Firm EQT

Friday, December 10, 2021
Pair Team Secures $7.3M to Build Primary Care Infrastructure for Medicaid and Underserved Populations

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Two VentureBridge Founders Selected to Poets&Quants 2021 Most Disruptive MBA Startups List

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Fractional Lands $5.5M to Make Real Estate Ownership More Accessible

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Nimble Robotics Transforms eCommerce Fulfillment, Deploying Fleets of Intelligent Picking Robots

Friday, November 19, 2021
Visa Makes Strategic Investment in Deserve Cards

Friday, November 12, 2021
Poets&Quants Ranks Tepper Among the World’s Best MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship

Thursday, November 11, 2021
CMU Alumnus Mohak Nahta's Atlys Gets Investment from Andreessen Horowitz

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
CMU Tepper Student Nadia Susanto Featured in Poets&Quants' Most Disruptive Business School Startups 2021

Friday, November 5, 2021
Honeycomb Credit Wins $250K In Comcast LIFToff  Impact Challenge

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Aurora Unveils First Version of Flagship Product Ahead of IPO Debut, Aurora Driver Beta

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Two Pittsburgh Female Founders and Several Other CMU Companies Named to RealLIST Engineers 2021

Thursday, October 21, 2021
CMU VentureBridge Company ViralMoment Wins $50K At Pittsburgh's Eradicate Hate Global Summit

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Digital Dream Labs to Introduce New Robotic Drone Product Following $9M Manufacturing Agreement with Draganfly

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Innovation Fellow Gregory Houchins Accepted as Breakthrough Energy Fellow

Thursday, October 14, 2021
Swartz Center's Dave Mawhinney Moderates Tepper Alumni Webinar Series: The Entrepreneurial Journey of Fifth Season

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
New York Firm Acquires Pittsburgh-Based Vigilant Technologies

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
CMU's NoRilla Featured in Science: New Research Shows Learning Is More Effective When Active

Thursday, September 23, 2021
The CMU Swartz Center's VentureBridge Demo Day Showcases Alumni Startups

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Agot.AI, a 2020 VentureBridge Participant, Raises $10M

Thursday, September 16, 2021
RE2 Robotics Receives $9.5M Contract to Develop Underwater Autonomous System for the U.S. Navy

Friday, September 10, 2021
Aurora Makes Pittsburgh Its Official Headquarters

Friday, September 3, 2021
Octane Banks $2M for Flexible Billing Software

Friday, September 3, 2021
Shield AI Announces $210M in Series D Funding

Thursday, September 2, 2021
A Revolutionary, Automated Lab

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Idelic Inc. Partners with Truck Video Camera Maker

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Robot Truck Startup Gatik Raises $85M in Series B Funding

Thursday, August 24, 2021
NSF Grant Funds CMU iii Alumni Startup

Friday, August 20, 2021
Apeel Sciences Bites Into Another $250M Funding Round

Friday, August 20, 2021
With Pittsburgh Rollout Complete, Meter Feeder Looks to Simplify Paying for Parking

Thursday, August 19, 2021
CMU's Zensors Gets Backed by Y Combinator

Friday, August 13, 2021
BlastPoint Raises $750K

Thursday, August 12, 2021
Farm to Flame Energy Among Recipients of $75K Inaugural CleanTech Seed Grant

Friday, August 6, 2021
DeltaTrainer Has Rebranded To CoPilot

Friday, July 30, 2021
Duolingo IPO: Language Learning App's Stock Goes Public on the Nasdaq Under 'DUOL'

Thursday, July 29, 2021
Pendo Raises $150M at a $2.6M Valuation

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
DOE Awards Over $1.65M To Three CMU Clean Energy Startups

Thursday, July 22, 2021
A Passion for Entrepreneurship: CMU's Undergraduates Aim To Forge New Paths Through Innovation Scholars Program

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
RE2 Robotics Marks 20th Anniversary with Launch of a New Robotic Arm For Outdoor Mobile Applications

Friday, July 16, 2021
Digital Dream Labs Closes $1M Equity Raise 

Thursday, July 15, 2021
OneValley Startup Challenge Winners

Friday, July 9, 2021
Innotescus Launches Its Next Gen Video And Image Annotation Platform

Thursday, July 8, 2021
CMU's Bloomfield Robotics Wins the Innovation Icon Award at Forbes|THRIVE Future of Food Summit

Friday, July 2, 2021
Duolingo Files To Go Public

Thursday, July 1, 2021
Dave Mawhinney Shares How Carnegie Mellon is Helping to Foster Its Students Entrepreneurial Ambitions

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Prelude Raises $1.2M Seed To Fix Broken Recruiting Process

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Laurie Barkman, CEO and Founder of SmallDotBig, Becomes M&A Advisor with Stony Hill Advisors

Friday, June 25, 2021
CMU's Pat O'Donnell Becomes New Head of Headstorm Pittsburgh Office

Thursday, June 24, 2021
Mastercard Invests $50M In Deserve Cards

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Marinus Analytics Wins Third Place and $500K in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
BA Student Becomes First Innovation Scholar from the Qatar Campus

Friday, June 11, 2021
Elligo Health Research Acquires Root Health

Thursday, June 10, 2021
EKTO VR Raises $340K to Launch Partner Beta Program

Friday, May 21, 2021
DeltaTrainer Raises $3.3M to Boost Development of Its Platform and Wearable Technology

Thursday, May 20, 2021
Pittsburgh's Cognistx Using AI To Identify Psychedelic Drugs To Treat Depression, Anxiety and PTSD

Friday, May 14, 2021
Tepper School of Business MBA Melissa Bizzari Among Poets & Quants' 2021 Best and Brightest MBA's

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Collective Raises $20M From Ashton Kutcher's VC

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Astrobotic Announces Launch of Moonshot Space Museum

Monday, April 19, 2021
Fifth Season Using Its Fully-Integrated, Automated Operating System to Crack the Economics Code for Vertical Farming

Monday, April 19, 2021
BlastPoint co-founder and CEO Alison Alvarez featured in Poets&Quants 'Sustainability Graduates' story celebrating Earth Day

Friday, April 16, 2021
How ShopKirana Doubled Its Revenue In A Pandemic Year

Friday, April 9, 2021
CMU Alumni Arman Hezarkhani, Nikhil Choudhary and Jason Zhu Discuss The Idea Behind Parthean

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Idelic Raises $20M Almost All From Out of Town Investors

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Finding Silence in the Brain: CMU Ph.D. Creates Program That Analyzes Patterns in Data

Friday, March 26, 2021
And the Winners Are!

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Refiberd Wins Best Bootstrap Award at SXSW

Friday, March 19, 2021
Honeycomb Credit Closes $1.75M Seed Funding Round

Friday, March 12, 2021
Nimble Robotics Raises $50M to Build the Future of On-Demand Robotic Fulfillment

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Venture Bridge: Building Bridges to Silicon Valley and Beyond

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science Names First Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurship Initiatives

Monday, March 1, 2021
101edu Closes $4.6M Series A Round

Monday, March 1, 2021
Farm to Flame Energy Wins $100K EPA Small Business Innovation Reserach (SBIR) Grant

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Forest Devices Announces Positive Study Results for Their Stroke Detection Technology

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Shield AI Raises $90M in Series C Funding

Monday, February 22, 2021
DeltaTrainer Partners With World's Largest Gym Chain

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Marinus Analytics to Represent U.S. in $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Grand Prize

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Pittsburgh Robotics Firms Grow in the Midst of Turbocharged Demand

Friday, February 5, 2021
Mambu Raises $135M at a $2B+ Valuation for a SaaS Platform That Powers Banking Services

Friday, January 29, 2021
Gecko Robotics to Move Into New Pittsburgh Headquarters

 Friday, January 29, 2021
CMU Spinout RoadBotics Helps Municipalities Maintain Roads More Expediently

Friday, January 22, 2021
American Robotics First Company Approved For Automated Drone Flights

Friday, January 15, 2021
Fifth Season to Serve As Penguins' Official Greens Partner

Friday, January 15, 2021
BlastPoint Works With Duquesne Light to Address Unpaid Bills During Pandemic

Friday, January 8, 2021
CMU Startups Among NEXT Pittsburgh's Fifteen Tech Companies to Watch in 2021