Tech Startup Uses Cell Phones To Root Out Counterfeit Drugs
May 17, 2011 | Forbes
PhD Innovation Program graduate, Ashifi Gogo co-founded Sproxil and decided to focus on Nigeria because the government is proactive about fighting counterfeit drugs, and the country has a strong cell phone culture and “a lot of swindlers.”
Dartmouth’s Women in Science Project Celebrates 20th Anniversary
May 17, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
The Women in Science Project (WISP) at Dartmouth celebrates its 20th anniversary. The celebration coincides with the annual Karen E. Wetterhahn Symposium, also celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
SustainX blows open funding round to add $5.6M
May 4, 2011 | Mass High Tech
SustainX Inc., an energy storage technology company based in West Lebanon, N.H., has bumped its recent funding round up by an additional $5.6 million and added new backer General Catalyst Partners to the investor mix.
The battle against counterfeit drugs
April 4, 2011 | CNN
CNN's Christian Purefoy reports on how mobile technology is helping to identify counterfeit drugs. Featured is PhD Innovation Program graduate, Ashifi Gogo, co-founder of Sproxil, Inc.
The Midas List: 2011’s Top Tech Investors
April 1, 2011 | Forbes
Thayer alums and board members Scott Sandell and Terry McGuire are #5 and #29, respectively, on Forbes's list of Top Tech Investors of 2011.
Six Students, One Summer and a Resurrected Log Cabin
April 1, 2011 | Popular Mechanics
When a Dartmouth College junior found his canoe club’s cabin had burned to the ground, he didn’t take it lying down. Instead, Greg Sokol recruited five fellow students, who together became chainsaw masters and learned the ancient art of fitting logs in a sweat-soaked summer of rebuilding what was lost.
Acumen Fund Invests in Sproxil, Inc. to Combat Counterfeit Medicine Using Mobile Technology
March 22, 2011 | Acumen
Acumen Fund, a nonprofit global venture fund addressing poverty in South Asia and East Africa, today announced an investment in Sproxil, Inc., a company that provides a Mobile Product Authentication™ (MPA™) solution that enables consumers to verify that the pharmaceutical product they are buying is genuine.
New Hampshire-based company SustainX has received $14.4 million from GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE, and other investors to continue developing its technology for energy storage using compressed air.
GE invests in storage unit innovation
March 16, 2011 | CNET News
SustainX announced it's received $14.4 million in funding from GE subsidiary GE Energy Financial Services, Cadent Energy Partners, Polaris Ventures, and Rockport Capital.
NH’s SustainX brings in $14.4M from GE and others
March 16, 2011 | Mass High Tech
SustainX Inc., which is developing technology that uses compressed air for energy storage, has received a $14.4 million investment from GE Energy Financial Services.