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ELITE 2018 Entrepreneur Edward C. Allegra of BioLum Sciences

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CEO Edward C. Allegra wins PM360's 2018 Elite Entrepreneur award.


The Top 4 Asthma Tech Startups

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BioLum Sciences is a Dallas based startup that successfully secured Seed funding from Intelis Capital on September 7, 2017. 


PM360 Names BioLum Sciences Among Nation’s ‘Most Innovative’ Startups

Article on PM360 Award by Dallas Innovates. Read More

Dallas-based BioLum Sciences has been honored as one of 14 companies named the most-innovative startups of 2017 by PM360 magazine.

SMU World Changers: BioLum Sciences

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Jack Reynolds '15, Edward Allegra '16 and Miguel Quimbar '17 came to SMU as strangers. Together, they founded a company that will change their lives and change the lives of other asthma patients.

BioLum Startup Closes Another Funding Round

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BioLum Sciences receives an investment from the early-stage venture capital firm, Intelis Capital. 

Dallas’ Most Innovative Health Care Startup

Recognized by the Tritex Group. Read More

The health care startup founded by SMU grads is developing a mobile app to help people better manage asthma.

SUP-X Startup Expo 2016


A two day international conference and expo that attracts 1500+ startup and early-stage entrepreneurs, angel and VC investors and related service providers from throughout North America.  

Startup Open GEW 50 2015

Recognized among the top 50 startups for 2015. 

Each year, Global Entrepreneurship Week recognizes some of the most promising new startups from around the world through its Startup Open competition. This year, founders from 89 countries submitted more than 800 startups for consideration.

GSEA DFW Competition 2015

1st place winner. Read More / Watch

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college of university. 

SMU Cox Graduate MBA Business Plan Competition 2015

1st place winner. Read More

The competition saw entries from SMU’s best and brightest innovators in the Cox School of Business and the Lyle School of Engineering, with concepts ranging from a mobile application designed to help asthmatics to an automated finger nail painting machine.

Mark Cuban “RECESS” Business Plan Competition

1st place winner. Read More

18 of the nation’s top college startups were selected from hundreds of submissions from both the 14-date college tour as well as a national online application eligible to any US college student. 

SMU Research Day 2015

1st place winner for chemistry. Read More

Meet BioLum, winners of the top undergraduate research in chemistry.

SMU Big iDeas 2015

Winner of the Phase II competition. Read More

Turn your prototype or pilot into a business plan. Pitch it to a panel of business experts for $5000 and one year to get it started.

SMU Big iDeas 2014

Winner of the Phase I competition. 

Get your idea off the ground. Pitch it for a chance at $1000 seed money and three months to build a prototype or pilot program.

Spirit of Innovation Competition

2nd place winner of DFW area competition. Read More

This year, the Spirit of Innovation Competition had 29 creative submissions that were reviewed and evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges.  Ideas were assessed base on feasibility, originality and background research.  Eight finalists have been selected to present their concepts to the judging panel live at the upcoming event on Thursday, December 4.  

TCU Values & Ventures Business Plan Competition 2014

Winner of the elevator pitch contest. Read more

The competition encourages undergraduate business students to create for-profit ventures that have strong business viability, meaning for the organization, and/or significantly improve quality of life.