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  1. Ascender Grant Program
  2. Other grant opportunities from the U
  3. State and Federal sources


  1. University of Utah 1850 Fund PIVOT Center manages investments in companies spun out of the U through its 1850 Fund. The Fund seeks to invest in promising U of U companies from pre-seed through later rounds of investment, with a preference for investing at startup and alongside top-tier investors in subsequent rounds. The Innovation Fund does not lead investments, but seeks to syndicate with experienced investors. The amounts of investment will vary based on industry and the stage of each potential investment opportunity. For U of U spinouts to learn more about the fund, please contact
  2. Other investment funds from the U
  3. Other sources - This is an ever-growing list of opportunities, so check back often.

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