Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
Einblick, the US-based developer of a software platform for visual data computing, emerged from stealth yesterday with $6m in seed capital from investors including Samsung Next, a corporate venturing unit owned by consumer electronics manufacturer Samsung. The round was led by Amplify Partners and also featured fellow venture capital firm Flybridge. Its technology is based on research conducted at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brown University.
Sanguina, a US-based anaemia monitoring app producer, spun out of Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology on Tuesday. Founded in 2014, Sanguina has built a mobile app to measure haemoglobin, the oxygen-carrier protein in red blood cells that becomes depleted in the blood disorder anaemia. The app was invented by Wilbur Lam, an associate professor at Georgia Tech’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and Emory’s Department of Paediatrics, together with his assistants Rob Mannino and Erika Tyburski.
– Additional reporting by Robert Lavine