Category: Entrepreneurship

DOE awards major grant to consortium led by UTC that will leverage Chattanooga’s smart corridor

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $1.89 million grant to a consortium coordinated by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) to create a new model for traffic intersections that reduces energy consumption. UTC’s Center for Urban Informatics and Progress (CUIP) will lead the group that will leverage its

Pitch order at start-up competitions makes a difference

Research shows that in many types of sequential competitions, the order of competitors can have a significant effect on judges’ evaluations. In some music and sports competitions, for example, competitors who go last have an advantage, while in sales or persuasive argumentation, studies have shown that going first is advantageous. What effect does competitor order have for start-up pitch contests? Three faculty

Automation Alley Industry 4.0 Accelerator is a regional collaboration

Collaboration across the ecosystem is the name of the game with a Detroit area initiative focused on attracting more start-ups to the region. The Automation Alley Industry 4.0 Accelerator, powered by Lawrence Technological University’s Centrepolis Accelerator and the Lean Rocket Lab, has expanded its corporate partnerships to include more Michigan-based

Gatherly billed as viable option to Zoom

Feel Zoomed-out, so to speak? If so, a start-up with ties to Georgia Institute of Technology might have the solution you are seeking. Gatherly is rethinking the very structure of virtual conferences and just might be the answer to those fighting Zoom fatigue during endless video calls. Moving away from