University of Washington’s CoMotion has formed a fintech incubator with nonprofit credit union Becu called the Becu Fintech Incubator.
Rutgers University was among a string of limited partners for the growth equity firm's ninth fund, which was oversubscribed from its $300m target.
Canada’s Strategic Innovation Fund will provide $19.2m for accelerator Creative Destruction Lab over four years with the aim of supporting more than 1,300 science-focused companies.
Yale University’s endowment will reportedly back a $400m cryptocurrency-focused fund called Paradigm together with investors including Sequoia Capital.
Insurance firm Axa is among those backing ETH Zurich authentication technology spinout Futurae Technologies, which will use the capital for market expansion.
Stanford University’s StartX Fund has joined Bain Capital Ventures, Ironfire Ventures and SharesPost for blockchain technology developer CoinAlpha’s opening round.
Financial services firm City National Bank has bought Stanford StartX-backed royalties payment platform Exactuals having led its series B round last year.