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Big Idea 2015

Sing and Spell wins “What’s the Big Idea”

By Tom Ballard, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Initiatives, Pershing Yoakley & Associates, P.C. Some 48 hours after they started their journey, the seven finalists in this year’s revamped “What’s the Big Idea” competition presented their refined concepts to an appreciative audience last night at the Scruffy City Hall on Market Square in Downtown Knoxville. Sing and Sell, an innovative way

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Big Idea 2015

Sing and Spell wins “What’s the Big Idea”

By Tom Ballard, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Initiatives, Pershing Yoakley & Associates, P.C. Some 48 hours after they started their journey, the seven finalists in this year’s revamped “What’s the Big Idea” competition presented their refined concepts to an appreciative audience last night at the Scruffy City Hall on Market Square in Downtown Knoxville. Sing and Sell, an innovative way

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Big Idea 2015

Sing and Spell wins “What’s the Big Idea”

By Tom Ballard, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Initiatives, Pershing Yoakley & Associates, P.C. Some 48 hours after they started their journey, the seven finalists in this year’s revamped “What’s the Big Idea” competition presented their refined concepts to an appreciative audience last night at the Scruffy City Hall on Market Square in Downtown Knoxville. Sing and Sell, an innovative way

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Big Idea 2015

Sing and Spell wins “What’s the Big Idea”

By Tom Ballard, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Initiatives, Pershing Yoakley & Associates, P.C. Some 48 hours after they started READ »

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ETSU’s Innovation Laboratory earns NBIA designation

East Tennessee State University’s Innovation Laboratory has earned an important designation from the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA). It is READ »

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Hawks provides update on Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus

The News-Sentinel published a lengthy article on Sunday about the University of Tennessee’s Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus. READ »

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(EDITOR’S NOTE: For the third year in a row, we asked angel and venture investors who live in East Tennessee READ »

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Change in Kentucky law helps propel new angel funds

A 2014 change in Kentucky law that allowed certain investors to receive tax breaks for angel investments has spurred the READ »

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“The TENN” roadshow starts Monday with several public events

Just a reminder that the East Tennessee portion of Launch Tennessee’s “The TENN” roadshow starts Monday morning in Kingsport and READ »

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PART 5: Angel and venture funding outlook for 2015

(EDITOR’S NOTE: For the third year in a row, we asked angel and venture investors who live in East Tennessee READ »

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