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Startup Incubation Goes In-house with UPenn’s UPStart Program

Martin Lehr, Osage University Partners, takes an in-depth look at UPenn’s UPSTART business model as an example of a growing trend in academic tech-transfer offices to facilitate early stage startup formation and incubation.

The main thrust of UPStart is to mature technologies to a point where they can attract private investment or be licensed to a corporate partner. To do that, UPStart offers a robust service offering to aspiring entrepreneurial faculty members and their co-founders.

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UPenn UPSTART Program [web]
UPSTART Program Announcement [web]

Osage Partners [web]

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