Posts Tagged ‘Venture Capital’

Boost for the Cape

Posted on: May 15th, 2015 by admin

It has long been recognized that the medical device industry can and does have a significant impact on a region’s […]

Powered by U-Start

Posted on: May 16th, 2014 by admin 2 Comments

The past week was a hectic one for 19 start-up companies and their executives in Milan. Under the patronage of U-Start, the teams […]

What is it about Boston?

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by admin 4 Comments

Boston, capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, was settled by Puritan colonists from England in 1630. During the American Revolution, when the […]

Crowdfunding for Medical Devices

Posted on: August 23rd, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

One of the greatest challenges faced by entrepreneurs and inventors who have a great idea for a novel medical device is funding. […]

Thinking about the Ear

Posted on: June 21st, 2013 by admin

The French sculptor Auguste Rodin conceived The Thinker, or Le Penseur, in the last two decades of the 19th century. From this small plaster version, […]

From Invention to Innovation

Posted on: May 24th, 2013 by admin

Wits Enterprise, the commercialisation arm of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, celebrated the achievements of its inventors and innovators earlier […]

CapeRay Enters the Dragons’ Den

Posted on: April 19th, 2013 by admin 1 Comment

The luxurious Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin — where the constitution of Ireland was drafted in 1922 — was an ideal setting for […]

Driven by a Gust of Wind

Posted on: April 6th, 2012 by admin

Imagine you have just invented a new method for the non-invasive detection of melanoma, a form of skin cancer. It uses a […]

How Do Investors Value a Business?

Posted on: September 9th, 2011 by admin

Apple Inc. was recently reported to be the world’s most valuable business. With a market capitalization of $344 billion, it […]

Press Release

Posted on: August 23rd, 2010 by Kit Vaughan

Mammography developer CapeRay Medical (Pty) Ltd of Cape Town, South Africa has received $2 million in venture capital funding. The […]