TVA Makes Second Investment in Glaucoma Therapy Company Camras Vision

TVA Makes Second Investment in Glaucoma Therapy Company Camras Vision

TVA Makes Second Investment in Glaucoma Therapy Company Camras Vision The Triangle Venture Alliance (TVA), an investment alliance among angel networks at Duke University, North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina Central University, today announced an investment in Camras Vision, its second investment as an alliance. Camras has developed a glaucoma therapy that not only circumvents the complications of current glaucoma surgery methods, but can provide ophthalmologists with the first tool that can set specific pressures for patients. Glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, is traditionally treated by lowering the […]

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Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact with Medical Device Company

Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact with Medical Device Company

Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact with Medical Device Company University-based Angel Networks Partner to Invest in 410 Medical, Help Company Transform Research into Products that Medical Providers Can Use to Serve Critically Ill Patients (Durham, N.C.— June 21, 2017) – Triangle Venture Alliance (TVA), a newly formed investment alliance among angel networks at North Carolina State University, Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NC Central University, today announced its first investment as an alliance – 410 Medical. 410 Medical is an early-stage medical device company that has developed and is now commercializing a […]

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Triangle Universities Partnering to Attract Innovation Funding

Triangle Universities Partnering to Attract Innovation Funding

Four Triangle-area universities will partner to build an alumni network to invest in new ventures of the larger university community, with the help of a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (Duke I&E). The Triangle Venture Alliance (TVA) — a partnership of Duke University, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University and North Carolina Central University — will develop a network of cooperating angel groups that will tap the alumni base of the region’s universities to draw seed-stage capital to the region. It is modeled after an angel […]

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