Egypt startup wins first place in Singularity’s GIC for MENA region

Jul. 29, 2019

Egyptian startup (VRapeutic) won first place in Singularity's Global Impact Challenge (GIC) for MENA region. Project is promised to enhance education system with a breakthrough innovation to facilitate learning challenges for intellectually-impaired suffering from autism, attention deficit disorder, cerebral palsy, dyslexia and social anxiety disorder.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Way We Work and Train

Jan. 29, 2019

In June 2018, Vancouver, Canada–based SkyHive released an AI-driven platform that significantly speeds up the onboarding process by instantly performing the usual tasks, such as matching the highest-skilled individuals in an organization to new employees needing training in particular competencies.

Erie Insurance Invests In Local Startups

Dec. 19, 2018

Two Erie startups, each of which came to town earlier this year as part of the Erie Innovation District’s Secure Erie Accelerator, are getting a boost on both fronts. Erie Insurance announced Wednesday that it has invested in two startup companies, SimpleSense and CityGrows. The two companies were among nine that came to Erie as part of the accelerator program co-sponsored by Singularity University.

Spirit of Erie fund could raise millions for startups

Dec. 4, 2018

Karl Sanchack, CEO of the Erie Innovation District, funded by Mercyhurst University, sees Graham’s interest as validation for some of the progress that’s been made over the past year, including the recent completion of the Secure Erie Accelerator, which brought nine high-tech startups to Erie for an accelerator program co-sponsored by Singularity University.

Secure Erie Accelerator companies to gather to announce progress

Sep. 25, 2018

"The 10-week tenure of the companies that make up the Secure Erie Accelerator will soon come to a close. After that, all nine companies will be delivering reports on their progress at a public event. Joining us to talk about tomorrow's progress report is Karl Sanchack, president and CEO of the Erie Innovation District..."

Tech firms take root in Erie

Sep. 23, 2018

Karl Sanchack, CEO of the Erie Innovation District, will introduce the public to all nine participants in the first accelerator program during an event to be held at the Blasco Library from 6 to 8 p.m.