Large ARC grant to fund “3 Steps to Start-up” program in West Virginia

A $1,200,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will help kick off “3 Steps to Start-up,” a program to provide enhanced entrepreneurial support for business ventures. The recipient is the INNOVA Commercialization Group, an initiative of the High Technology Foundation along with the W.Va. Jobs Investment Trust and TechConnectWV. Click

PART 3: Shawn Glinter says Pendant Biosciences is “the hardest start-up I’ve ever done”

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third and final article in a series spotlighting the life-long journey of Nashville Entrepreneur Shawn Glinter, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pendant Biosciences Inc.) By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA Shawn Glinter tried the hospital administration route when he returned to Nashville, but

CMS names 25 to move to next phase of its “Artificial Intelligence (AI) Health Outcomes Challenge”

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) has announced the 25 participants selected to move on to the next round of its “Artificial Intelligence (AI) Health Outcomes Challenge.” Launched this past March by the CMS Innovation Center in collaboration with the American Academy of Family Physicians and the

Atlanta-based BIP Capital oversubscribes Venture Fund IV

BIP Capital has announced the launch of Venture Fund IV, surpassing the $100 million target. The Atlanta-based firm, which primarily invests in the southeast, says its fourth fund will focus on Series A and Series B investments for market-disrupting B2B SaaS (business-to-business software-as-a-service) and tech-enabled services companies focused on enterprise

PART 2: Glinter refuses to accept “no,” convinces university to let him enroll in classes in spite of his age

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second article in a series spotlighting the life-long journey of Nashville Entrepreneur Shawn Glinter, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pendant Biosciences Inc.) “I want to be able to take these classes, so I can help my fellow student athletes,” Shawn Glinter explained to administrators