Latest Newsletter

New $10M rolling fund + the company behind it & more!

July 29, 2021

Innovation in the Midwest: Flyover Future talks with Comeback Capital’s Scott Shane about their new $10M fund, Purdue University stacking up utility patents, Columbus most friendly to remote jobs, robots & manufacturing, and startup funding.

Next gen artificial heart, solar oxygen, what to expect from Delta & more!

July 28, 2021

HealthTech & Research happening in Flyover Country! The first to implant a new-generation artificial heart, LeanMed is creating a solar-powered oxygen production system, Knoxville’s Lirio is using AI to study vaccine acceptance, and more.

$20M supporting early stage startups | Robots & Hotels | insightsoftware’s big win

July 22, 2021

Flyover Future talks with Kristy Campbell from Rev1 Ventures about their new $20M fund and Midwest innovation. Plus, robots in the hospitality market, a Virtual Ice Explorer, and a $800M investment for an ERP & EPM software company.

Targeting Alzheimer’s | An AI boost for clinical trials | Vaccine development tech

July 21, 2021

New treatment target for Alzheimer’s Hope for neurodevelopmental disorder in children Eli Lilly buys diabetes biotech An AI boost for clinical trials & research Teen inventor competes in global competition   XLerateHealth’s Flint cohort selections Accurately identifying your cancer risk Vaccine development tech COVID-19 and anemia Teaching with tech Photo by PopTika for Shutterstock    ST.…

Des Moines & computer vision | Geospatial excellence | Wireless vehicle charging

July 15, 2021

Flyover Future talks with Roboflow’s CEO and Co-Founder Joseph Nelson about the power of computer vision and building a tech startup in Des Moines. Plus, geospatial tech, wireless vehicle charging, AI talent, and startup funding across the Midwest.

Vaccine immune response | Possible treatments for Type 2 diabetes | MedTech

July 14, 2021

Pandemic & HealthTech Innovation: Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis study COVID-19 immune response, Indiana University receives $30M from National Institute on Aging, and possible treatments for Type 2 diabetes.

Data-driven strategies | Smart City Challenge | Dairy Innovation Hub

July 1, 2021

Flyover Future talks with SureImpact’s CEO Sheri Chaney Jones about data driven strategies for nonprofits. We also have news on mobility innovation, an app to help children with autism, Endeavor’s Scale Up 2021 cohort, and startup funding across the Midwest.

Returning to work | AI & radiology | Pandemic Prevention Institute

June 30, 2021

Pandemic & HealthTech Innovation: A safe return to work, the University Wisconsin joins The Pandemic Prevention Institute to prepare for the future, AI in radiology, Inceptor Bio raises $26M to develop gene therapy treatments for cancer, and more.

A geospatial powerhouse | Voice-assisted washers & dryers | $100M for a Louisville startup

June 24, 2021

Flyover Future talks with Xeo Air CEO Bronwyn Morgan about drones and how St. Louis is becoming a geospatial powerhouse. Plus, technology for your washer & dryer, General Motors increases investment on electric and autonomous vehicles, and Comeback Capital’s new $10M fund for startups in the heartland.

Learning more about COVID-19 | Autonomous organ delivery | Orthopedic reconstruction

June 23, 2021

Cutting edge research continues across Flyover Country to better understand COVID-19 and prepare for future pandemics. Plus, $150M for Monogram Health to fight kidney disease, Michigan State University adding more tech to the Grand Rapids Innovation Park, and surgical needle innovation in Knoxville.