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byu.edu

Investments

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Portfolio Exits

1

Partners & Customers

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About Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University is a private, non-profit research university in Provo, Utah, United States completely owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and run under the auspices of its Church Educational System.

Headquarters Location

Provo, Utah, 84602,

United States

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Latest Brigham Young University News

New nematode species discovery offers pesticide-free pest control

Feb 9, 2024

Described as minuscule entities barely perceptible to the human eye, these enigmatic creatures measure a mere fraction of a millimeter in size, yet their impact on pest populations could be monumental. In a gesture of reverence and admiration, the newfound species has been christened Steinernema adamsi, paying homage to the pioneering contributions of American biologist Byron Adams from Brigham Young University. Dillman fondly recalls Adams' mentorship and profound influence on his journey into the world of nematology, underscoring the significance of acknowledging the guiding lights illuminating scientific discovery. Unveiling Nature's Arsenal Delving deeper into the predatory prowess of S. adamsi, researchers elucidate the intricate mechanisms by which these stealthy parasites dispatch their insect hosts. Employing a lethal combination of infiltration and bacterial onslaught, the nematodes orchestrate a swift demise, culminating in the liquefaction of their unfortunate victims within a matter of days. This gruesome yet effective strategy ensures the nematodes' survival and paves the way for exponential population growth, bolstering their ranks for future engagements with unsuspecting prey. As scientists embark on a quest to unravel the enigmatic properties of S. adamsi, myriad questions abound regarding its adaptability, resilience, and host specificity. While its precise ecological niche and potential applications remain subjects of ongoing investigation, the species' affiliation with a genus renowned for its versatility instills confidence in its capacity to serve as a potent ally in the fight against agricultural pests. From orchards to croplands, the prospect of harnessing nature's arsenal to safeguard yields and promote ecological balance holds immense promise for a sustainable future. Charting a Course for Sustainable Agriculture In an era fraught with environmental challenges and escalating concerns over pesticide misuse, the emergence of S. adamsi offers a glimmer of hope for sustainable agriculture. With its origins rooted in warm, humid climates, this resilient nematode species may be key to unlocking nature's potential as an ally in pest management endeavors. By harnessing the power of biological control agents, farmers can reduce their reliance on synthetic chemicals, mitigating environmental harm while safeguarding crop yields for future generations. As the scientific community rallies behind the exploration of S. adamsi's untapped potential, a call to action reverberates across research institutions and agricultural landscapes worldwide. With collaborative efforts and unwavering dedication, humanity stands poised to embrace a paradigm shift in pest management strategies that celebrates nature's ingenuity and prioritizes harmony with the ecosystems that sustain us. In the wake of this discovery, the path forward is clear: harnessing the power of nature's arsenal in our quest for a more sustainable and resilient agricultural future. As S. adamsi takes center stage in the annals of scientific inquiry, its legacy as a harbinger of change resonates far beyond the confines of the laboratory, offering hope and inspiration to all who seek to cultivate a healthier, more harmonious relationship with the natural world.

Brigham Young University Investments

1 Investments

Brigham Young University has made 1 investments. Their latest investment was in Dentium Club as part of their Grant on February 07, 2017.

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Brigham Young University Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

2/7/2017

Grant

Dentium Club

Yes

1

Date

2/7/2017

Round

Grant

Company

Dentium Club

Amount

New?

Yes

Co-Investors

Sources

1

Brigham Young University Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Brigham Young University has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was Thunder Biotech on January 01, 2016.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/1/2016

Spinoff / Spinout

Thunder Biotech

$99M

1

Date

1/1/2016

Exit

Spinoff / Spinout

Companies

Thunder Biotech

Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

Sources

1

Brigham Young University Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Brigham Young University has 10 strategic partners and customers. Brigham Young University recently partnered with Wasatch Ionics on July 7, 2023.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

7/7/2023

Partner

United States

Wasatch Ionics Success Story Highlighted by Utah Innovation Center - business.utah.gov

With this partnership , Wasatch Ionics and Brigham Young University have been developing a 3D-printed battery that is the size of a human hair .

1

9/1/2022

Vendor

Israel

Partnership Empowers BYU Student Athletes to Use Sports Highlights Content to Build Personal Brands. WSC Sports and Brigham Young University Athletics Partner to Service Highlights to BYU Properties and Student Athletes - WSC SPORTS

WSC Sports ' product has generated more than 500 content pieces for Brigham Young University Football since its integration in September 2022 and delivered more than 200 pieces of content directly to Brigham Young University student athletes since January 1 , 2023 .

1

7/8/2021

Vendor

United States

Brigham Young University Hawaii Selects QuickLaunch for Identity and Access Management – SSO – Single Sign on Solutions

Miami , FL -- July 08 , 2021 : Brigham Young University Hawaii selects QuickLaunch to manage digital identities , streamline access control , automate user provisioning , and drive digital transformation .

1

3/17/2021

Partner

United States

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3/1/2017

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United States

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7/7/2023

9/1/2022

7/8/2021

3/17/2021

3/1/2017

Type

Partner

Vendor

Vendor

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

Israel

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

Wasatch Ionics Success Story Highlighted by Utah Innovation Center - business.utah.gov

With this partnership , Wasatch Ionics and Brigham Young University have been developing a 3D-printed battery that is the size of a human hair .

Partnership Empowers BYU Student Athletes to Use Sports Highlights Content to Build Personal Brands. WSC Sports and Brigham Young University Athletics Partner to Service Highlights to BYU Properties and Student Athletes - WSC SPORTS

WSC Sports ' product has generated more than 500 content pieces for Brigham Young University Football since its integration in September 2022 and delivered more than 200 pieces of content directly to Brigham Young University student athletes since January 1 , 2023 .

Brigham Young University Hawaii Selects QuickLaunch for Identity and Access Management – SSO – Single Sign on Solutions

Miami , FL -- July 08 , 2021 : Brigham Young University Hawaii selects QuickLaunch to manage digital identities , streamline access control , automate user provisioning , and drive digital transformation .

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Brigham Young University Team

8 Team Members

Brigham Young University has 8 team members, including , .

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Gunther Branham

Founder

Current

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