Category: Entrepreneurship

PART 7: Panelists discuss opportunities and challenges in leveraging region’s technology creators

(EDITOR’S NOTE: We continue our annual “Investor Outlook” series with another important question for our panelists.) Related to the previous question, the East Tennessee region has important scientific assets at its public universities and federal enterprises like Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) that are generating inventions. Here’s a two-part question.

ATDC’s annual showcase set for May 7, to feature more than 70 tech companies

The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) will present more than 70 of the Peach State’s most innovative and market-disrupting technology companies at its annual “ATDC Start-up Showcase” on May 7. The event, which will also include a celebration of ATDC’s 40th anniversary, is Georgia’s largest annual spring technology activity where

PART 6: Panel examines emerging tech areas and their interest in them

(EDITOR’S NOTE: We continue our annual “Investor Outlook” series with another important question for our panelists.) We read a good deal about the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, Blockchain and other financial technologies, artificial intelligence (AI), and AR/VR (augmented reality and virtual reality). Which ones of these, if any, are

UTK’s Erica Grant competing in next month’s “Stu Clark Investment Competition”

Another start-up founded by a University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) student is headed for the “Stu Clark Investment Competition” next month at the University of Manitoba. This year, it is Eric Grant, Founder of Quantum Lock Technologies LLC. She’s a doctoral student in the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate

Here’s an update on one of the teams in the upcoming “What’s the Big Idea 48-Hour Pitch Competition”

Apologies to Mike Benn and the team at Songboarding.com. When we posted this article listing the seven finalists for the upcoming “What’s the Big Idea 48-Hour Pitch Competition,” we somehow managed to truncate part of the company’s name while simultaneously having the correct hyperlink. The article has been updated with