Venture fund picks UF for start-up investments

OldStoryImageOsage University Partners I, a venture capital fund that directly invests in university start-ups, has chosen the University of Florida as one of its key partners for its next round of investments.

Osage plans to devote a total of $100 million to support research, with a large portion of the money going to work at eight major universities, including UF. Also in the top eight are the California Institute of Technology, Columbia University, Duke University, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University.

Beyond their research excellence, each of these universities has a world-class technology transfer and commercialization program, as well as a consistent track record of founding successful start-ups based on ground-breaking university discoveries,” Osage said in announcing the investment.

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