James Senter continues to evolve idea for LaunchWhenReady

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth and final article in a series spotlighting the start-ups that participated in the latest “What’s the Big Idea 48-Hour Pitch Competition” organized by the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center and held on March 1 at Knoxville’s Scruffy City Hall. Today’s spotlight is James Senter and LaunchWhenReady.)

Tullahoma’s GTL Laboratories wins two SBIRs, one STTR from latest NASA solicitation

A Tullahoma company was the only Tennessee entity to successfully compete in the latest round of NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) solicitation. The federal agency selected 409 technology proposals for the first phase of funding from the agency’s two programs targeted at small

Wilmington start-up with ties to Pinnacle Bank raises $20 million

Nashville-based Pinnacle Bank’s Co-Founder and Chief Administrative Officer is taking a position on the Board of Directors of Apiture after the digital banking experience company completed a $20 million fundraising round. The funding will accelerate development of transformative digital banking technologies at the Wilmington, NC-based start-up. The transaction includes investments