Coming from a family of altruistic doctors, Edward’s mission in life has always been to provide the biggest positive impact possible on humanity and the health of patients around the world.
According to the CDC, the number of people with asthma is growing quickly. In 2009, one in 14 people had asthma, and in 2011, the number rose to one in 12. In 2015, about half of children age 18 and younger who had asthma reported having one or more asthma attacks in the past year.
Dallas-based BioLum Sciences, a medical device startup for asthma, has closed another investment round from Intelis Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm that’s also based in Dallas.
The health care startup founded by SMU grads is developing a mobile app to help people better manage asthma.
Dallas-based BioLum Sciences has been honored as one of 14 companies named the most-innovative startups of 2017 by PM360 magazine.
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.
SUP-X: The StartUp Expo, the premier annual conference that brings together startups and investors from across North America, today announced the 50 semi-finalists for its startup competition.
Edward Allegra, a Southern Methodist University (SMU) student, became the proud winner of the Dallas qualifying competition for the Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards (GSEA), a program of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO).
Each year, Global Entrepreneurship Week recognizes some of the most promising new startups from around the world through its Startup Open competition.
RECESS, the world’s first college music & ideas festival, announced the winners of their nationwide Shark Tank-style pitch competition after touring colleges across the US this spring semester.
Meet BioLum, winners of the top undergraduate poster in chemistry.
DALLAS (SMU) – SMU’s MBA Entrepreneurship Club hosted the 14th Annual Business Plan Competition at the James M. Collins Executive Education Center on Friday, February 20, 2015.
Four student teams combined winning pitches with solid business plans to earn $5,000 startup grants for their projects through SMU’s Big iDeas program on Jan. 30, 2015.
SMU BBA students Edward Allegra, Jack Reynolds and Miguel Quimbar won second place and $2,000 in the annual U.S. India Chamber of Commerce DFW Spirit of Innovation Contest (p12).
Big iDeas looks for the next big student innovation at the 2014 Pitch Contest Friday, Oct. 31
Third place and $250 went to SMU for BioLum, a low-cost diagnostic technology to detect asthma in young children.