Flash sale underway for “LSTCON 2019” through May 29

Life Science Tennessee has a flash sale underway through May 29 for early bird registrations for the association’s annual conference. “LSTCON” is set for November 14 in Nashville, and the registration discounts are significant: • Life Science Tennessee Members: $100 (normally $250); • Non-members: $200 (normally $350); and • Academic

UGA’s Innovation Gateway start-up initiative reports more than $530 million in annual economic impact

The University of Georgia has reported that its start-up program generates more than one-half a billion dollars annually. Companies created through Innovation Gateway, the university’s arm for research commercialization, have an economic impact of $531 million across the United States, including $322 million in the state of Georgia. Click here

Harvard Business Review article discusses strategies for communities wanting to attract and grow start-ups

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review notes that, while start-up communities and ecosystems are more vibrant and widespread than ever and their contributions to economic growth and job creation are well-documented, one important consideration is less well-documented. That is the actions the public sector can undertake to promote the growth

Co-working movement has progressed significantly over the decade

Co-working offices emerged a decade ago as offbeat, bare-boned affairs that served start-ups and the self-employed of the emerging gig economy. But now their appeal has broadened even to mainstream companies looking for the flexibility to ramp-up or wind down operations as quickly as situations demand. Other big tenants just