Yale Startup Rally Bus Set to Transform Bus Travel

December 22, 2014: When it comes to disrupting personal transportation, travel by car is covered. There’s Uber, Lyft, GoGreenRide and a host of other startups that will take you from point A to point B with the aid of an app. But bus transportation still has some catching up to do. Numaan Akram, cofounder and…

Trinity Mobile Networks Offers Software Solution for Sluggish Smartphones

December 8, 2014: Tyler Reynolds (YC ’14) and Stephen Hall (YC ’14) were at a Yale-Harvard tailgate when they discovered a problem: there were so many people using their smartphones, the two friends couldn’t get online. That is, until they stood behind the stands, where they could take advantage of nearby WiFi hotspots. “We realized…

Yale Startup IsoPlexis Raises $1.25M to Advance their Cell Decoding Micro-device

August 12, 2014: Yale bioscience tools company IsoPlexis recently closed on a $1.25 million Series A round with investments from Spring Mountain Capital, Connecticut Innovations and others. The startup is developing a single cell immunoassay device and software that provides in-depth understanding of immune and cancer cell activity. It was formed through the Technology Commercialization…

Connecticut Innovations Invests $300,000 In Branford Cancer Tech Company

August 11, 2014: Connecticut Innovations on Monday announced a $300,000 investment in IsoPlexis, a Branford-based life science research company. The money will be used for engineering and software updates and to finalize a beta version of its product. “This early-stage company is making considerable advances in cancer immunotherapy,” Matthew Storeygard, senior investment associate at Connecticut…

Spring Mountain Capital, LP Leads Investment in IsoPlexis Corporation

August 5, 2014: Spring Mountain Capital, LP, a New York-based investment management firm, announced today that its private equity group structured and led a growth equity investment in IsoPlexis Corporation. IsoPlexis has developed a break-through single cell immunoassay and related software that provides in-depth understanding of immune and cancer cells. The Company’s advanced cell assay…

A New Device Deciphers the Language of Cells

June 23, 2014: As inventions go, Yale biomedical engineer Rong Fan’s entry into the innovation sweepstakes is not much to look at. Fan’s device, impressively named a single-cell, 45-plex protein secretion measurement platform, seems to be little more than a sandwich of two sheets of clear silicon rubber the thickness of window glass, each sheet…

More Tummyzen Samples to Come with State’s $30,000 Grant to Yale Startup Eli Nutrition

June 20, 2014: Since last month, area chili festivals have welcomed a new addition: Tummyzen, a zinc-based, Yale-patented antacid. Produced by startup Eli Nutrition, Tummyzen offers fast-acting, long-lasting relief to heartburn sufferers without the unpleasant side effects typically associated with other heartburn medication. Tummyzen’s journey began when Hasan Ansari, a serial entrepreneur and MBA student…

Yale Biotech Startup IsoPlexis Receives $100,000 from YEI Innovation Fund

June 10, 2014: The startup IsoPlexis received $100,000 from the YEI Innovation Fund—the second investment by the fund which was created in September 2013 by Yale University, Connecticut Innovations and First Niagara Bank to provide early-stage funding to promising ventures that have participated in a program at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YEI). IsoPlexis is developing…