Nearly a year after completing the inaugural “HealthTech Accelerator” in Chattanooga and a subsequent “major design pivot” earlier this year, the Co-Founders of KelCor, LLC have their single-use product ready for introduction into the market with a focus on key strategic partnerships. “I thought we would never get here,” the
We reported last week on the inaugural “Capital Call” organized by Launch Tennessee in cooperation with the “Startup Knox” team of Brandon Bruce and John Bruck. Starting at 10 a.m. August 13, a more regional version of that event will be offered under the “Innov865 Investor Series” banner. Bruce and
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) announced on Friday that it had licensed two additive manufacturing-related technologies that aim to streamline and ramp up production processes to Knoxville-based Magnum Venus Products Inc. (MVP), a global manufacturer of fluid movement and product solutions for industrial applications in composites and adhesives. The first
The “Startup Knox” site now has five podcasts spotlighting local entrepreneurs. In addition to the inaugural one featuring Anna Douglas, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SkyNano LLC, the newest additions, in order, are: Erica Grant, Founder of Quantum Lock Technologies LLC; Lia Winter, Co-Founder of Winter Innovations LLC; Tommy Nguyen,
Leslie Smith and the team at Epicenter in Memphis have produced nine videos under the VITAL brand. They call it “Nine truths learned from building a culture of entrepreneurship in Memphis.” The short, opening video, titled “Believe in the Audacious,” discusses the goal of raising $100 million over 10 years
The American Library Association recently selected 13 public libraries to receive a total of $1.3 million to bolster their library entrepreneurship centers. Established as part of a Google.org initiative to create opportunity for all, “Libraries Build Business” will enable libraries across the country to increase the number of business creators they
It was “hump day,” so to speak, for the “Tennessee Valley Corridor’s Virtual Summit Series” yesterday with a focus on the important role that public power plays in the economic vitality of the multi-state region. Slightly more than 160 people tuned-in for the third of five weekly sessions designed to
Chattanooga’s annual “Startup Week” is joining the virtual crowd. It will be held October 17-23, and the organizers are now seeking applications from those wanting to host events. The deadline is August 18. Click here to submit your idea.
IACMI, officially the Institute for Advanced Carbon Composites Manufacturing Innovation, has provided additional information on a recent grant announcement from the U. S. Department of Energy. The award was made to Collaborative Composite Solutions Corporation, a wholly owned not-for profit subsidiary of the University of Tennessee Research Foundation that operates
Atlanta Inno recently published a list of the top 10 companies in Tennessee in terms of capital raised. The source of the data was Crunchbase. Knoxville’s PerfectServe was number nine on the list at $25.9 million. To learn more about the others on the list, click here.