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Lev Davidson | Sept. 23, 2011 | Philadelphia Business Journal

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Through the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute at the Fox School of Business and Temple’s Office of Technology Transfer, MBA student Lev Davidson met Eric Borguet, a Temple chemistry professor. In January, they founded pureNANO to commercialize Borguet’s method of purifying carbon nanotubes. The company then won $125,000 in cash and professional services in Temple’s Be Your Own Boss Bowl. When asked to “grade your MBA school,” Davidson responded: “Absolutely an A.…

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Lev Davidson | Sept. 19, 2011 | The Philadelphia Inquirer

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GoodCompany Ventures, which has run a summer incubator program for the last three years for start-ups that address significant social issues, held its graduation Sept. 14. Fox MBA graduate Lev Davidson, chief executive officer of pureNANO Technologies, expressed his ambition to become “the Intel of clean technology.” Last spring, pureNANO won $125,000 in cash and services in Temple University’s Be Your Own Boss Bowl to develop technology to produce ultrapure carbon nanotubes that cost less, have higher quality, and can be delivered faster than current methods.…

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April 27 and May 2, 2011

Temple’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute and Fox School of Business awarded more cash and prizes – totaling $200,000 – to more aspiring entrepreneurs than ever during the 13th annual Be Your Own Boss Bowl, a university-wide business plan competition held April 27. This year, entrants from a record 13 of Temple’s 17 schools and colleges developed business plans in life sciences, social innovation ventures, nanotechnology and more.…

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At Innovative Idea Competition, unique partnerships turn technology into business

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

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The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute (IEI) recently honored Temple students, faculty and alumni at its 13th annual Innovative Idea Competition Awards Reception.

Second-year MBA student Lev Davidson and his faculty partner, Dr. Eric Borguet, professor of chemistry from the College of Science and Technology, were awarded the grand prize of $1,000 cash and $1,500 in Microsoft products for their business, NANOpure Technologies.…

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