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News Archives 2022

Friday, December 16, 2022
Shield AI Boosts Series E to $225M

Thursday, December 15, 2022
Aug X Labs Raises $1M For AI-based Video Tool for Content Creators

Thursday, December 15, 2022
TalkMeUp Wins Three Brandon Hall Group Gold Awards

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Deserve Announces Partnership with AMC Theatres

Thursday, December 8, 2022
Top Hat is Acquiring Aktiv Learning to Transform STEM Education at Scale

Thursday, December 8, 2022
Cinder's Content Moderation Software Is Custom Built For Trust and Safety Teams

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
VOICES Podcast With: Steve Feyer, Director of Customer Advocacy at Eightfold AI

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
CMU Spinout MindTrace Named to the 2022 CB Insights’ Digital Health 150 List

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
CMU's Conservation Labs Selected To Participate in the AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator for Infrastructure

Thursday, December 1, 2022
Gecko Robotics Lands $1.5M Contract with U.S. Air Force

Thursday, December 1, 2022
CorePower Magnetics Selected for $5M ARPA-E SCALEUP Grant For Manufacturing Line in Pittsburgh

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Precision Neuroscopics Wins $150K At UpPrize 2022 For Improving EEGs For Black Patients

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Advanced Optronics Accepted Into AlphaLab Health's Third Cohort

Friday, November 11, 2022
How an Analytics Company with Pittsburgh Roots is 'Changing the Game' with Sports Data

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Pittsburgh Technology Council Selects Near Earth Autonomy for Tech 50 AL/ML/Robotics Company of the Year

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Astrobotic CEO John Thornton Named To This Year's TIME 100 Next

Friday, November 4, 2022
REFASHIOND Investors Explain Why They Invested in Wisy Platforms, Inc.

Friday, November 4, 2022
Fox Robotics Raises $20M in Funding

Friday, November 4, 2022
Stellar Pizza Announces $16.5M Series A Round Led by Jay Z's Venture Capital Firm

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Turning Tartans Into Successful Entrepreneurs

Thursday, November 3, 2022
TiendaPago Raises $12M in Series B Funding

Thursday, October 27, 2022
RoboBurger, Inc. Raises $10M Funding for World's First Robot Burger In A Box

Friday, October 28, 2022
CMU Spinoff Bolster Closes 15M Financing Round

Friday, October 21, 2022
Shift Robotics Introduces Its Moonwalkers, The World's Fastest Shoes!

Thursday, October 20, 2022
Mach9 Robotics Aiming At Infrastructure

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Astrobotic’s LunaGrid Is On A Mission to Power Up The Moon

Friday, October 14, 2022
Canadian Firm Acquires Traffic Signal Control Startup Rapid Flow

Thursday, October 13, 2022
Digital Dream Labs Begins Shipping Vector 2.0 Robotic Toys Internationally

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Fifth Season Launches New Salad Product, New Eco-Friendly Packaging

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
NoRILLA One of Six Projects Selected for Exhibit at CaixaForum in Spain

Thursday, October 6, 2022
Gather AI Secures $10M To Scan Inventory In Warehouses Using Drones

Thursday, October 6, 2022
VentureBridge Startup Culturora Selected to Participate in the AWS Impact Accelerator

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
CMU Spinout Anactisis Leads Effort to Build Critical Mineral Supply Chains Fueled by Industrial Waste

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Pittsburgh Becomes An FDI Standout

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Dave Mawhinney Featured on Refinery Ventures' Fast Frontiers Podcast

Friday, September 30, 2022
Calendly Acquires Prelude to Drive Into the Recruitment Sector

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Forbes Names Pittsburgh-based Startup CoPilot As No. 1 Personal Training App of 2022

Friday, September 23, 2022
Fifth Season Celebrates Full Activation of On-site Microgrid At Its Braddock Indoor Farming Facility

Thursday, September 22, 2022
Maven Vice President of Engineering Daniel Gorziglia Named to Pittsburgh Business Times 30 Under 30

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Pittsburgh Investors Weigh in On How Startups Can Raise Capital Amid Tech Downturn

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Maad Labs Features Dave Mawhinney In Recent Video

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Astrobotic lands $4.5M acquisition of SpaceX collaborator Masten Space Systems

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Carnegie Mellon University Spinout Carmell Therapeutics Is Going Public

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
CMU's Refiberd Named Among 41 Supply Chain Startups To Help Solve Global Logistics Chaos

Friday, September 9, 2022
CorePower Magnetics Raises $2.5M To Scale Up Revolutionary Magnetics

Friday, September 9, 2022
Duolingo Doubles Down on Pittsburgh With Its Second HQ Building

Thursday, September 8, 2022
Pittsburgh Ag-tech Startup Bloomfield Robotics Grows Into New Space in Lawrenceville

Friday, September 2, 2022
CMU Spinout Adrich Aims to Put Smart Labels In Your Home

Thursday, September 1, 2022
CheerNotes Founder Asha Banks Awarded Stationery Trends and Gift Shop Plus' Forty Under Forty

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
CMU Alumnus Kwaku Jyamfi Wins $50K in Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
CMU Grad's 3D-printed Home Goods Brand TOMO Blends Nature and Technology

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Locomation's Latest Partnership Adds Its Autonomous Tech On 500 More Vehicles

Friday, August 26, 2022
Trucker-Focused Fintech AtoB Reaches $800M Valuation

Friday, August 19, 2022
Explo Raises $12M Series A to Build Customer-facing Analytics and Releases Self-serve Onboarding

Thursday, August 18, 2022
Pittsburgh-based Fifth Season Begins Selling Its Products at Whole Foods

Friday, August 12, 2022
Pirates owner Bob Nutting to Acquire Wigle Whiskey

Friday, August 12, 2022
Abridge AI Inc. Announces $12.5M Series A Funding Round

Thursday, August 11, 2022
Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Named to Pittsburgh Inno's Five Founders Under 25

Thursday, August 11, 2022
Aktiv Learning Chosen as a Supporting Partner of New OpenStax Organic Chemistry Textbook from John McMurry

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Pittsburgh Robotics Company Seegrid Raises $30M

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
CMU Portugal Spinout Veniam Acquired By Leading AI Computer Vision Company, Nexar Inc.

Friday, August 5, 2022
Beyond Lucid Technologies Partners with Thorne Ambulance Service To Make The R.U.S.H. Initiative for Children a Cross-state Reality

Thursday, August 4, 2022
Fractional Is Helping Real Estate Professionals Broker Co-ownership Arrangements

Friday, July 29, 2022
Choolaah's New Ohio City Location Opens July 29!

Thursday, July 28, 2022
Hearst Corporation Chooses TalkMeUp to Bolster Leaders’ Communication Effectiveness

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Swartz Center's Dave Mawhinney Among Honorees of Pittsburgh Inno Fire Awards

Friday, July 22, 2022
From Ads to X-rays, Alumnus Harnesses the Power of AI

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Carnegie Robotics More Than Doubles Space in Lawrenceville In Deal with The Buncher Co.

Friday, July 15, 2022
Michelin Acquires Carnegie Mellon Spinout RoadBotics

Friday, July 1, 2022
VR Pioneer Transfr, Inc. Raises $35M to Help Workers Explore Careers In High Growth Industries

Thursday, June 30, 2022
Fifth Season’s Leadership Pinpoints Central Location and Pittsburgh Headquarters for Faster Scale and Expansion

Thursday, June 30, 2022
2024 Innovation Scholars Bring Startup Mentality to Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Near Earth Autonomy Picks Up $10M Investment From Connecticut Aerospace Company

Friday, June 17, 2022
CMU Spinoff Shield AI Raises $165M to Fuel Development of Its Military Autonomous Flying Systems

Thursday, June 16, 2022
The CMU Swartz Center is excited to announce the VentureBridge 2022 Summer Cohort

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Demand Far Exceeding Supply for New URA Ventures Funding Program Investing in Tech

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
CMU Spinoff Ethics MVP Launches 'Scale With A Purpose'

Friday, June 10, 2022
Astrobotic and NASA Teamed Up For Realistic Test Of Their Lunar Lander and Rover System

Friday, June 3, 2022
CMU Startup Optionality Goes Live with Mobile Trading App

Thursday, June 2, 2022
Gridwise Picks Up $12.7M Series A to Deliver Product, Employee Expansion

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
CMU Swartz Center's Dave Mawhinney Shares Why It's The Best Time to Start a Business

Thursday, May 26, 2022
Pittsburgh Startup AdSkate, Inc. Raises $500K PreSeed Round

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
CMU's CorePower Magnetics Awarded $200K From SBIR/STTR 2022 Phase I Release Two

Thursday, May 19, 2022
Zoom Drives Contact Center Expansion with Acquisition of Solvvy

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
OtterTune Raises $12M in Series A Round

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
CMU Makes The Top Five in Unicorn Founders

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Arieca Announces $6.5M Series A Funding Round

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Spotlight on CMU Alumnus Vai Viswanathan: Voxel Raises $15M in Series A Funding

Friday, May 6, 2022
Golfer Shoots at Making Courses Virtual

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Digital Dream Labs Lands $2M Bridge Round

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Innovation Works and Carnegie Mellon Conclude Fifth Annual AI & Robotics Venture Fair

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Agility Robotics Raises $150M Series B Led By DCVC and Playground Global

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Duolingo's viral TikTok account earns it 'Social Marketer of the Year' award from Ad Age

Friday, April 22, 2022
Design Alumna Launches VICE VERSA

Friday, April 15, 2022
Rebion Awarded $1.0M by the NIH to Study Longitudinal Monitoring of TBI in Athletes

Thursday, April 14, 2022
CMU's Project Olympus Spotlights Life Sciences and Big Exits at Its 25th Show & Tell 

Friday, April 8, 2022
NoRilla Founder Nesra Yannier Featured: Adding AI to Museum Exhibits Increases Learning

Thursday, March 31, 2022
Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation to Acquire RE2 Robotics in $100M Deal

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
MindTrace Technologies Wins Inaugural Pittsburgh Inno Madness Competition

Friday, March 25, 2022
The CMU Swartz Center Hosts 2022 McGinnis Venture Competition

Thursday, March 24, 2022
ForAllSecure Lands $21M for Autonomous App Security Testing

Thursday, March 24, 2022
SparkMeter Closes $10M for Grid Management

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Blockchain tech and life sciences startups take top spots at CMU’s 2022 McGinnis Venture Competition

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
NiFTy takes home top prize at McGinnis Venture Competition

Thursday, March 17, 2022
CMU's Refiberd Selected to Fashion For Good's 2022 Global Innovation Program

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Aktiv Learning Founder Justin Weinberg Featured in Forbes

Friday, March 11, 2022
Snowflake Acquires Streamlit for $800M To Help Customers Build Data-Based Apps

Thursday, March 10, 2022
Fifth Season Grows, Backed By Pritzker Billions

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Modsy Introduces New Renovation Design Service 

Friday, March 4, 2022
Gecko Robotics Closes on $73M Series C Funding Round

Thursday, March 3, 2022
Gesund Raises $2M to Provide Algorithm-Validating Data

Thursday, March 3, 2022
WellPaid Launches the First Finance Tool for Households to Manage Bills Together

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
CMU Alumni Startups Among Pittsburgh Inno Madness Competition Bracket for 2022

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Damola Idowu and His Son Wole Share How Toyz Electronics Brings STEAM Education to Students

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Meet the Carnegie Mellon Grads Digitally Mapping All 466 of Pittsburgh's Bridges

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Argot AI Raises $12M to Develop and Build Computer Vision Tech for Food Services

Friday, February 11, 2022
CMU's John Thornton and Luis Von Ahn Among Pittsburgh Business Times' 2022 Power 100

Thursday, February 10, 2022
ApertureData Announces $3M Seed Investment

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
101edu Rebrands to Aktiv Learning, Announces New Math Learning Platform

Friday, February 4, 2022
Launching The Pittsburgh Bridge Initiative at Mach9 Robotics

Friday, January 28, 2022
Logixboard Raises $32M Series B from Insight Partners 

Friday, January 28, 2022
Personal Finance Education App, Parthean Raises $1.1M

Thursday, January 27, 2022
CMU Startups Among Recipients of the RK Mellon Foundation Pitch Competition Grants

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Fifth Season Establishes Its Headquarters at New Southside Office

Friday, January 21, 2022
SABRA® Announces Fresh Collaboration With Fifth Season

Friday, January 21, 2022
Vertical Farming Leader Fifth Season Expands To Build Second Farm

Thursday, January 20, 2022
NoRILLA Chosen Among The Best VR/AR Startups in PA

Thursday, January 13, 2022
One-On-One Coaching Platform CoPilot Closes on $5.8M Series A

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Serial Entrepreneur Disrupts the Speech Training Market With AI-Powered Speech Coach

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Nimble Robotics Featured in Wall Street Journal - Robotic Arms Using Machine Learning to Reach Deeper Into Distribution

Monday, January 10, 2022
CMU Companies Among Ten Pittsburgh Tech Companies to Watch in 2022

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Space Robotics Enterprise, Astrobotic, Is Making Its Moonshot