Ahead of next month’s event featuring Marc Portney (see our recent teknovation.biz article), the Venture Capitalist and TV show star has made an announcement regarding a product developed by two members of the Tennessee Inventors Association.
An email yesterday morning read as follows: “I’ve made a deal with Tennessee entrepreneurs Jim Cochran and Stacy Lee Chambers for their revolutionary fishing product HOOKY! Simply, safely and easily thread your fishing hook in seconds! HOOKY is a unique fishing accessory that snaps onto your fishing rod for convenience and allows you to thread your fishing hook in seconds. If you are an avid fisherman or even a novice, you have found the perfect fishing accessories to make your fishing trips much more enjoyable. Stay tuned for more information on how to purchase a HOOKY for the fishermen in your life.”
The Knoxville event will feature a fireside chat and 20 local inventors pitching their ideas. It begins at 5:30 p.m. May 2 at Pellissippi State Community College’s Hardin Valley campus. Click here to register.