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Singularity University

Singularity University

A startup accelerator focusing on commercializing technologies developed in research facilities

Singularity University Startup Accelerator is a startup accelerator focusing on commercializing technologies developed in research facilities that is headquartered in Mountain View, California and was founded in 2015 by Singularity University. The accelerator focuses on supporting companies working on artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology, 3D printing, and sensor networks to address global issues including the environment, food, energy, water, space, security, poverty, health, or education.

Accelerator program

Singularity University Startup Accelerator accepts for-profit and not-for-profit companies and takes small equity stakes in the companies graduating from its accelerator program worth $100,000 for for-profit companies and $50,000 for non-profits in the form of unrestricted grants. Notable companies incubated by Singularity University Startup Accelerator include: Nextbiotics, Hardera, Radiomaze, X2AI, Ourotech, Iota Security, and Juno Biomedical Inc.. The accelerator has made one investment (according to Angel.co in December 2019) in FREDsense Technologies.

Timeline

February 2018
Singularity University raises a $32,000,000 series B round from Boeing, Mukita, PeopleFund, Silicon Valley Bank, TAL Education Group and WestRiver Group.
2012
Singularity University was founded by Barney Pell, Pascal Finette, Peter Diamandis, Ray Kurzweil, Raymond Kurzweil, Reese Jones, Rob Nail, Salim Ismail, Sonia Arrison and Yuri van Geest.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Singularity University funding round, February 2018
32,000,000
February 2018
3 Results
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Amareux Rodriguez

Employee

Archie Japaridze

Employee

Archie Japaridze

Employee

Damir Saifullin

Founder

Gabriel Baldinucci

Advisor

Gabriel Baldinucci

Employee

Katie Doherty

Employee

Mikhail Holst

Employee

Pascal Finette

Founder

Pascal Finette

Employee

Peter Diamandis

Advisor

Peter Diamandis

Founder

Thomas Arend, Ph.D.

Advisor

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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CEO
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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Eileen Guo
February 13, 2021
MIT Technology Review
With cases spiking, the Los Angeles area banned gatherings. But XPrize Chairman Peter Diamandis's exclusive event went ahead anyway.
Isabelle Kirkwood
March 16, 2020
BetaKit
Singularity University is hosting a three-day virtual summit on COVID-19 from March 16 to 18.
Zoë Corbyn
January 25, 2020
the Guardian
Peter Diamandis on a weightless flight launched by his Zero Gravity Corporation: 'Every powerful technology is used for good and for bad.' Photograph: XPrize/Steve Boxall
ProfNet
September 13, 2019
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NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can...

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