Chattanooga Chamber holds online workshop spotlighting help available to city businesses and organizations

Just hours after the Chattanooga City Council approved a $500,000 emergency fund to help businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a Zoom event yesterday afternoon to update individuals in the “Gig City” on several types of assistance available to businesses and other organizations

UT CIS hosts webinar to help state’s manufacturers better respond to COVID-19 needs

About 90 people participated in a University of Tennessee (UT)-hosted webinar on Tuesday afternoon that was focused on creating and distributing critical Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and medical devices during the COVID-19 pandemic Organized by the Center for Industrial Services, the 75-minute event was a continuation of activities the UT-managed

USPTO launches online platform named the “Expanding Innovation Hub”

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has launched a centralized online platform named the “Expanding Innovation Hub” to make the patent process more accessible to diverse inventors. The Hub is comprised of three components:  (1) the “Demystifying the Patent System” toolkit, designed to help inventors understand the process for obtaining a

Atlanta-based Overline Ventures announces initial closing on $25 million early stage fund

Down the road in Atlanta, hypepotamus reports that the Founders of venture capital firm Overline are pushing ahead with their inaugural effort. Michael Cohn and Sean O’Brien have celebrated the first close on their $25 million early stage fund, raising $17.5 million from Mailchimp, an anchor investor, and other well-known names like Cox Enterprises, Hallett Capital,