Techstars is hosting its first-ever “Techstars Sustainability Summit” on April 15 in a virtual environment. The three-hour event, to be offered at two different time blocks, will feature: Maëlle Gavet, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Techstars, who will kick-off the day, highlighting the critical need for entrepreneurs to drive innovation for
The Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council will hold its “Advanced Energy Virtual Business Roundtable – West Tennessee” from 11 a.m. to 12 noon EDT April 13. Speakers include: Chassen Haynes, Director of Business Development for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development; Launch Tennessee’s Chief Executive Officer Van Tucker; Tennessee
By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA One would probably agree that Matt Dunbar’s timing could not have been worse when he agreed to become Managing Director of the Upstate Carolina Angel Network (UCAN). It was the Spring of 2008, and what is now called the “Great Recession” was fully
The post starts with these words: “Are you a servant leader of leaders? Can you ‘GiveFirst’ with no expectation of anything in return? Do you believe that collaboration drives innovation? Do you believe that entrepreneurs can change the world? If so read on . . .” The announcement is about
The Nashville Chapter of the BioTN Academic Alliance has announced the winner of the annual “Scipreneur Challenge,” an entrepreneurship-based competition for graduate students, Ph.D. candidates and post-doctoral researchers. The winning team, comprised entirely of Vanderbilt University students, pitched its mock product named “Nanogold DNA Bioconjugates,” which was pitched as an
Another Chattanoogan – Felicia Jackson, Founder of CPR Wrap – was featured by Hypepotamus in an article describing the challenges of surviving as a start-up during COVID-19. Click here to read the post.
It might be described as the chicken or the egg and which comes first? We’re referencing the always lively debate as to whether the amount of investment capital in a community depends on the quality of the start-ups located there or available investment capital attracts people to the community and
By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA “A common friend in health tech introduced us,” says Guru Kora, Chief Technology Officer at Pluto Health, in describing how he connected with Satasuk “Joy” Bhosai, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the start-up focused on empowering patients with their personal health data.
By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA February’s “Economic Conditions Outlook” (ECO), which is financed by First Horizon Bank, reported on its usual industries such as retail, manufacturing, jobs, and housing, but this month’s edition also featured surveys on Paycheck Protection Program loans (PPP) and job predictions for
With a new leadership team in place, Chattanooga’s 1 Million Cups (1MC) is reenergized with weekly sessions being held. The local group announced yesterday that it is now holding one-hour gatherings at 9 a.m. each Wednesday. For now, those connection sessions are being held virtually via Zoom due to COVID-19,