By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA On Thursday night, the National Football League’s (NFL) annual draft kicks-off in Music City. It’s the first time Nashville has ever hosted the event and, according to Steve Underwood of the Tennessee Titans, it’s the largest sporting event in the history of the
Speaking of Music City, details of this year’s “Nashville Entrepreneur Week” were announced on Friday. Twenty-six events are on the schedule for the four-day celebration that begins with the opening party starting at 5 p.m. May 6 at The Lab Nashville, 624A Jefferson Street, and ends with a closing party
If you’ve ever tried to raise early stage capital, you no doubt know the name Sig Mosley, often called Atlanta’s “Godfather of Angel Investing.” He has invested in 145 start-ups with 105 liquidity events since 1990 through his firm, Mosley Ventures. The legendary investor is being honored with awards named
Members of the Forbes Coaches Council have listed their “must reads” for emerging business owners. The picks are no more than 350 pages in length and can be finished in a single weekend – or a single sitting if you read quickly! Click here for the list.
JUST IN: Lia Winter and her Winter Innovations team captured another pitch event. This time it was the University of Georgia’s (UGA) annual “Next Top Entrepreneur” competition held last night in Athens. That makes it three in a row for the soon-to-graduate University of Tennessee student with two Master’s degrees.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following guest article was submitted by Brandon Bruce, a well-known Knoxville Entrepreneur who was the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Cirrus Insight.) When you think of Austin-East Magnet High School, you may think of their flamboyant cheerleaders, successful football team, extravagant band, and amazing dance company.
The maker movement is alive and well in the Upper Cumberland region. A week from tomorrow, The Biz Foundry in Cookeville is joining with a group of other local organizations to hold the area’s first-ever “Made Here Market.” The celebration of local makers and businesses is free to the public
Last July we ran this article on teknovation.biz spotlighting Candice Halbert and an initiative she was leading named Yo-STEM. Earlier this week, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where she works as a Scientific Associate, posted this update on Halbert’s efforts to inspire and cultivate young people to go into science.
Tim Moore, Communications Manager at CO.LAB, penned this article that appeared in a recent edition of hypepotamus about Branch Technology, the Chattanooga start-up using the world’s largest freeform 3D printer. You can read our previous coverage about Platt Boyd and his team’s journey here.
By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA On the heels of commercializing a third test focused on autoimmune diseases in 2018, Chase Spurlock of Nashville start-up IQuity says he and his team asked themselves a key question: “How can we leverage our data science knowledge and disease experience in a