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nCourage Welcomes Two New Members In 2014

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014

This year the nCourage team is proud to announce the additions of Susan Pennebaker and Dr. Heajin Kamalani to the investment group. After practicing law for twelve years, Susan joined Pennebaker to focus on internal communications and marketing. She has been the lead marketing and strategy consultant for clients such as KPMG Peat Marwick’s national consulting practice based in Washington,...

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nCourage Proud to Judge The Rice Business Plan Competition for Fifth Year

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014

The nCourage Entrepreneurs Investment Group will be judging entries in the 14th Annual Rice University Business Plan Competition this week for the fifth consecutive year. In addition our investment group will be awarding a $25,000 investment prize for Courageous Women Entrepreneurs. To be eligible for the $25,000 Women’s Entrepreneur cash prize, graduate-level business plan teams must have, in...

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The 2014 Rice University Business Plan Competition

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014

The Rice University Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level business plan competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s flagship initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. This is the 14th year for the...

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nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $20,000 Investment Prize to AQDOT, University of Cambridge, England

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013

nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $20,000 Investment Prize to AQDOT, University of Cambridge, England

AQDOT: Based on the cutting-edge research from the University of Cambridge, AQDOT has developed a low-cost process for microencapsulation, a multi-billion-per-annum industry with established applications in household and personal care, food and agrochemical markets.  AQDOT can produce inexpensive capsules while preserving the activity of bio-macromolecules, which can be triggered to release...

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nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $25,000 Investment Prize to Medical Informatics Corp., Rice University

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013

nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $25,000 Investment Prize to Medical Informatics Corp., Rice University

  Medical Informatics Corp: Complete medical device integration, real-time clinical decision support at the point of care.  Saving lives, bit by bit. “For student entrepreneurs, this is the World Series and the Super Bowl” combined. – Fortune / CNN Money The Rice Business Plan Competition has been described as the Super Bowl and World Series, combined, by Fortune and CNN/Money....

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