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Hand N Hand connects dots for applicants to a key DOL benefits program

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part three of a five-part series on the first cohort of the 100Knoxville initiative. The remaining two articles will be published over the next few weeks. Cohort 2 of 100Knoxville begins in early July.) By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA For many, the…

Work of Appalachian Investors Alliance spotlighted in recent podcast

Scott Ewing, Co-Founder and Principal Business Analyst with the Knoxville-based Appalachian Investors Alliance, was featured on a recent podcast from the Trouble Group that describes itself as “business people who like to shake things up in their industry.” We spotlighted AIA in this 2019 teknovation.biz article when it was being launched with…

New Atlanta venture fund focused on automotive sector

Last week, we posted an article that Toyota has rebranded its venture arm and infused it with another $300 million. This news is a little closer to home. Automotive Ventures has closed a $7 million fund to support auto tech innovation around the world. Based in Atlanta, the fund has…

PART 2: The E-Center focused on building lasting partnerships that help grow local economy

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final article in a two-part series spotlighting The E-Center in Decatur and Morgan County, AL, something that could be a model for no-metropolitan communities to investigate.) By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA John Joseph, Executive Director of the Decatur-Morgan County, AL Entrepreneurial Center is…

Lunchpool celebrating “National Take Back the Lunch Break” tomorrow

Knoxville Entrepreneur Alex Abell is at it again, but this time with an event that Lunchpool has organized itself along with SpatialChat, Jackbox Games and Bitesquad. Tomorrow (June 18) from 1:30 to 3 p.m. EDT, there’s a celebration of what Abell says is “the coolest-sounding national holiday ever. It’s “National…

Texas Tech Research Park launches $10 million seed fund to invest in agtech start-ups

The Texas Tech Research Park Inc. has announced a collaboration with Seraph and the Lubbock Angel Network (LAN) to launch the research park’s first venture capital fund. Named the Seraph Hub Fuel Fund, it is described as the region’s first $10 million seed fund. The focus will be on accelerating business success of high-tech…