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New job creation requires funding commitment

I must admit to being somewhat of a numbers nerd. I think numbers always tell a story whether they be a company’s financial statement or a state budget. I also believe in the old saying, “Put your money where your mouth is.”

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Exaptive helps facilitate innovation

An electrical engineer from MIT who has been involved in entrepreneurial ventures for 15-plus years, Dave King started Exaptive in 2011. The first step toward proving Exaptive’s technology was to help customers analyze and mine data.

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Bio Matters: Rafal Farjo

Farjo is chief operating officer of both EyeCRO and Charlesson, which are involved in research to advance treatments for eye disease such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and ocular inflammation.

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i2E invests in Oklahoma City-based Exaptive

i2E Inc. recently led a $1.825 million investment in Oklahoma City-based Exaptive, Inc., whose software platform helps data scientists, software developers and researchers collaborate and experiment with data and analysis techniques.

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i2E leads $1.825 million investment in Exaptive

i2E, Inc. recently led a $1.825 million investment in Oklahoma City-based Exaptive, Inc., a company whose software platform enables collaboration between data scientists, software developers and researchers.

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OSU research gets attention

At the BIO Convention, Oklahoma State University’s tech transfer office is pitching several projects from its research scientists for possible commercialization.

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Student’s presentation results in trip to BIO

A presentation at a graduate research symposium in Oklahoma City led to one doctoral student’s trip to attend the international convention of the Bioscience Industry Organization.

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Agriculture grabs focus of Oklahomans at BIO show

A representative from the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in Ardmore is attending the 2015 international convention of Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) to promote that organization’s work in agriculture.

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Oklahomans make connections at biotech event

By mid-day on Tuesday, people from China, Texas, Japan and New Mexico had met with Justin Briggs from Oklahoma City’s Accele BioPharma Inc., at the 2015 international convention of the Biotechnology Industry Organization .

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Testing concepts with clients a key step

When you finally do start asking the “hard questions,” you find out that you’ve created a solution that the market doesn’t want to buy or won’t pay what you need to earn a decent return on your time and investment.

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i2E leads $850,000 investment in ICEdot

i2E, Inc. recently led an $850,000 investment in Tulsa-based ICEdot, a company that has created an innovative crash sensor for action sports enthusiasts. i2E invested $425,000 in ICEdot through the i2E-managed Accelerate Oklahoma! Fund.

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A FAIR way to increase STEM interest

Science fairs are one proven way we can spark junior high and high school interest in STEM education. Students engage and learn better when they can apply classroom knowledge to real world problems.

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Bio Matters: OKC Chamber’s Josh O’Brien

If there were an award for attendance at the annual Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) convention, then my friend Josh O’Brien would no doubt be a finalist for the recognition.

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Governor’s Cup produces pipeline of entrepreneurs

The Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup is inclusive — open to students from any college campus across the state, with 32 campuses sending teams over the years.

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