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‘Gazelles’ Accelerate Oklahoma’s Economy

Oklahoma is a great state for gazelles. I don’t mean the fast little antelopes that are found in tropical and subtropical Asia and Africa. (Although with Oklahoma’s summers, they might feel right at home.)

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Executive Q&A: Robin Smith, WeGoLook.com

A few years ago, Robin Smith and her husband called on eBay in San Jose, Calif. to tell executives about their Oklahoma City-based startup WeGoLook.com.

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2015 BioSummit & BioScience Awards photo gallery

Don’t miss our new photo album from the 2015 BioSummit and BioScience Awards Dinner. All the participants in the BioSummit plus winners from the Award Dinner.

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Oklahoma must improve on STEM investments

It would be impossible to be in our line of work without recognizing how dependent the innovation sector is on research and development and continually expanding a workforce that has the technical skills required for the available jobs.

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Lin Liu builds team of researchers with CoBRE grant

Headquarters of the Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases (OCRID) is a humble office deep in the heart of McElroy Hall on the Oklahoma State University campus.

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Budgeting for the win in Oklahoma

is that time of year when the Legislature turns its attention to crafting the state budget. Like the basketball tournaments, the process starts in March and ends (hopefully) in April.

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Innovative startup a game-changer for energy industry

Well Checked Systems is an i2E client company that solves a big problem for oil well operators with a high-tech remote monitoring system that helps well sites be more safe, secure, and productive

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Innovators: BioSummit

Read about the upcoming BioSummit and BioScience Awards Dinner in the Journal Record’s Innovators page.

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BioSummit showcases funding sources

The 2015 BioSummit and BioScience Awards dinner is April 8 and the Embassy Suites hotel on the Oklahoma Health Center campus.

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Business services benefit entrepreneurs at any stage

There’s the economic impact from our portfolio, $228 million at last count, driven by 2,400 jobs created, salaries that are more than 90 percent higher than the Oklahoma average, and revenue drawn into Oklahoma from other states and nations.

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Innovators: Exaptive, Inc.

Dave King sees data the way proto-birds once used downy temperature-regulating panels to glide and fly. When an attribute that developed to serve one function is co-opted to for another, it’s called exaptation

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Entrepreneurs focus on changing customer trends

Is it luck that Danny Maloney and Alex Topiler recognized the potential of Pinterest and built a business at the leading edge of the visual marketing wave?

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Licensing deal expands Caisson’s treatments

By Brian Brus Courtesy of The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Caisson Biotech’s licensing deal with Novo Nordisk last year has resulted in an expanded scope of diseases and drugs appropriate for the Oklahoma City-based biotech company’s molecular delivery system, […]

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How can state attract more venture capital?

If I discovered a magic lamp that would give me three wishes, one of them would be for Oklahoma to do what it takes to increase the amount of venture capital invested in technology startups in this state.

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