Tag: bioscience accelerator

Watershed Idea Foundry ‘One-Stop-Shop’ Helps Biotech Startups Get Ideas to Market
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Watershed Idea Foundry ‘One-Stop-Shop’ Helps Biotech Startups Get Ideas to Market

An enterprising healthcare professional can now get a biomedical device idea developed, prototyped, tested, and manufactured all in one place at the Watershed Idea Foundry in northwest San Antonio. Watershed helps aspiring entrepreneurs incubate and accelerate the development of innovative technologies from all industries that can advance patient care. The idea started after San Antonio-based venture capital firm Fountainhead Investment Partners transitioned from an angel fund into a venture capital firm focused on early-stage companies in 2015. By 2017, Fountainhead had invested in Nvision Biomedical Technologies, a medical device and biologics company that works with surgeons on medical implants.  Fountainhead has since been expanding its portfolio investments (ranging from $2...
VelocityTX Launches Bioscience Accelerator Program, Co-Working Space
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VelocityTX Launches Bioscience Accelerator Program, Co-Working Space

The innovation hub taking root on San Antonio's Eastside has launched an accelerator program for bioscience startups. VelocityTX is accepting applications for its new BioGlobal Accelerator, a 16-week accelerator program for early-stage bioscience companies. VelocityTX's mission is to support the development of more early-stage life science and technology companies in San Antonio. Its BioGlobal Accelerator is designed to help local, national, and international companies with innovative, scalable business ideas accelerate the launch of their business. The program will run from February to June 2021. A panel of 42 local industry experts from bioscience and healthcare sectors will facilitate the 21 planned modules over four months. The curriculum plan includes modules spanning concept an...