Servato Closes Latest Funding Round

NOBIC Internet-of-Things tenant company Servato has announced a recent funding round led by ATCO Investment Company (ATCO) to fund sales growth, with additional investors including the Louisiana Fund, Fibrebond Corporation, other North Louisiana family offices, and the NOLA Angel Network. Servato provides a platform-as-a-service solution for remote DC power management in industrial settings.

August 31, 2015 — Read more at Silicon Bayou News

$25,000 BioChallenge Pitch Competition Launches

The Center is now accepting applications for the fourth annual BioChallenge pitch competition, in which Louisiana bioscience startup companies will compete for a top prize of $25,000. In the first round, each applicant must submit an executive summary by September 15 describing their company and the new technology they are developing. Full application instructions are available at Finalists will pitch for the $25,000 grand prize on November 18 at the Joy Theater.

Innovation Louisiana Conference Tickets Now Available

Join us for networking opportunities and sessions on topics critical to the success of high-growth technology startups. The event educates life science startups, university researchers, and the wider business community on technology innovation issues during the internationally-recognized Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Closing Keynote Speaker:
Thomas Luby
Senior Director of New Ventures at Johnson & Johnson Innovation

More information and early-bird, reduced rate tickets are now available here until September 30.