Fueling the Future: Technology training; JumpStart is on a roll; $11.4M for a Louisville startup
- Eleven Fifty Academy, an Indianapolis-based computer coding school, received a $5 million grant from Lilly Endowment this week to fund a partnership aimed at increasing access to technology training.
- Four companies from the portfolio of its venture development organization, JumpStart, have been acquired in just the last two months: VizZle, PreEmptive, Wisr, and MedPilot.
North Carolina-based company BNNano is in the process of raising money to further develop a polyester material as tough as Kevlar that would have “ballistic-like” protection.
eBlu Solutions, a Louisville-based digital health prior authorization software company, has raised an $11.4M Series A round led by OCA Ventures (Chicago), with co-investors Mutual Capital Partners.
- Take a look at the recent boom in investment in promising young companies based in the Kansas City area.