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Eight Chattanooga area entrepreneurs honored during “Chambliss Startup Awards” event

Eight entrepreneurs from the Chattanooga area took home top prizes on Thursday night during the annual “Chambliss Startup Awards” event that is one of the highlights of “Startup Week CHA.” The five-day celebration started on Monday and concluded on Friday after a series of pitch events and dozens of other activities.…

“KTech PULSE Technology Summit” set for November 4

The Knoxville Technology Council (KTech) will celebrate the technology achievements of the local region as well as those across the Volunteer State at an event that begins mid-afternoon on November 4. Co-sponsored by Jewelry Television (JTV) and Verizon, the “KTech PULSE Technology Summit” will begin at 3 p.m. at the…

DOE has new requirement for domestic manufacturing of its licensed technologies

The State Science and Technology Institute reports in its latest SSTI Weekly Digest on a significant expansion of a requirement that up to now has been applied only to exclusive licenses. Here’s the note that SSTI published on Thursday: Technologies that are developed from the Department of Energy’s R&D are now…

Atlanta-based Overline closes second fund with more than $13 million in commitments

Overline, an Atlanta-based seed stage venture capital firm, has announced the closing of its second fund, Overline Opportunity Fund I, Founded in 2019 by Michael Cohn and Sean O’Brien, Overline was built to support Founders in the Southeast region of the U.S. The firm closed its first fund, Overline Seed Fund…

Founder of Inspired Capital offers tips for pitches in today’s “new normal”

Alexa Von Tobel writes that she has “gone from the founder seat of a start-up to the founder seat of a venture capital firm.” Launched just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the firm is named Inspired Capital and is focused on early stage start-ups. In this Fast Company article, she offers tips…

Endeavor Summit highlights local business and a growing young professional community

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA The Knoxville Chamber hosted a virtual summit for young professionals earlier this week, featuring conversations on diversity, makers, and life outside of work. The theme of the day was “Why Knoxville,” which was also the title of the keynote address with…

East TN enterprises honored during this week’s CAMX event

Several East Tennessee enterprises have been honored during “CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo 2021” held this week in Dallas. As previously reported in teknovation.biz, the Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE) North America announced that Knoxville-based IACMI – The Composites Institute was a winner of the…