Catering services marketplace Hungry has now raised $12.5m in total, having added university venture unit James Madison Innovations to its investment consortium.
IU Philanthropic Venture Fund was among the investors in the contact centre platform creator's round, which will help grow the business through recruitment and product development.
The series A round reportedly featured UCLA Ventures, with the cash going towards expanding the business and technology for FanFood’s events concession app.
University of Michigan will supply an initial $2.75m in funding to MemryX, Ripple Science, GreenMark Biomedical, and Give and Take, and could invest as much as $20m altogether.
Kaust is preparing for the third phase of its Taqadam startup accelerator, which is supported by a host of Saudi Arabian academic institutions and claims to have achieved a 35% female participation rate.
Adelaide's ThincLab and University of New England's SRI AgTech incubators will receive $357,000 and $229,000 of government funding respectively.
Chalmers Ventures has invested more funding in human resources app developer Winningtemp, which is preparing its employee wellbeing software for international expansion.
ETH Zurich spinouts lifted their total funding haul to $173.3m from $123.1m in 2017.