2020 “LSTCON” set for November 10 in Nashville

Here’s an early “Save the Date” alert. “LSTCON,” Life Science Tennessee’s annual conference, will be held November 10. The organization outgrew its former location, so the organization is moving the event to The Westin Nashville Hotel. More details will be forthcoming closer to the date. Life Science Tennessee also has

U of Cincinnati opens its pre-accelerator to start-ups at four other colleges in the region

Here’s a novel and great example of collaboration. The University of Cincinnati announced a first-of-its-kind partnership in the Midwest to help accelerate start-up success. The university is opening up its Venture Lab, a pre-accelerator and accelerator program founded in 2018, to students and staff from four other local nearby colleges. Start-ups formed

Georgia Tech’s CREATE-X selected for Amazon’s Alexa Fund

CREATE-X, an entrepreneurial program teaching students at Georgia Tech how to launch start-ups, has partnered with Amazon to support student ventures and promote advancements in voice technology and conversational artificial intelligence. The school is the fifth university awarded support through Amazon’s Alexa Fund that provides up to $200 million in venture capital