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Naqi Logix, which got its start at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, is one of four mid-state start-ups to receive funding from White Rose Venture.  The venture capital firm invested its first $1.5 million in the four companies.

ABC27 recently covered the story.  Watch it here https://www.abc27.com/news/local/york-based-venture-capital-firm-invests-1-5-million-in-harrisburg-lancaster-and-york-start-ups/

Read more about the company here https://naqilogix.com/  Learn more about the company during its early years at Harrisburg University here https://www.harrisburgu.edu/news/thought-controlled-computing/

By founding and partnering with innovative technology and education firms, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is transforming the educational landscape and growing the economy. From a nonprofit that is committed to providing women with more opportunities in the STEM fields, to an educational group that seeks to enhance STEM education in middle schools and high schools, Harrisburg University is clearing a path for tomorrow’s STEM leaders who are poised to change the world.

Additionally, the University is home to launchU startup challenge, an annual event hosted by Harrisburg University’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Students are given the opportunity to flesh out an idea with the help of faculty, staff, and other mentors without any costs, while learning the basics of innovation and entrepreneurship. Three winners will be selected by a formal judging committee and awarded prizes. One grand prize winner will be selected to incubate his or her business idea through the Harrisburg University Innovation Lab.

The competition is led by Jay Jayamohan. a leading expert in disruptive innovation, design thinking, and strategic management. He has worked extensively with Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, the US government, startups, venture capitalists, and foundations. As executive director of the Harrisburg University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, he is responsible for creating a multi-pronged, interconnected hub that aligns business activities across campus and across disciplines. He leads the effort to establish this important permanent center of innovation in order to create greater impact, social and business, by having innovative thinkers and entrepreneurs from Harrisburg who join with students, faculty and society to collaborate on ideas and solve problems.

Learn more about CIE and Mr. Jayamohan: https://cie.harrisburgu.edu/meet-jay-jayamohan-executive-director-of-hus-new-center-for-innovation-entrepreneurship/

About Harrisburg University

Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Harrisburg University is a private nonprofit university offering bachelor and graduate degree programs in science, technology, and math fields. For more information on the University’s affordable demand-driven undergraduate and graduate programs, call 717-901- 5146 or email, Connect@HarrisburgU.edu. Follow on Twitter (@HarrisburgU) and Facebook (Facebook.com/HarrisburgU).

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