Category: Innovation

AgLaunch wins $750,000 EDA SPRINT Challenge grant

Memphis-based AgLaunch has been awarded a $750,000 grant under the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s SPRINT Challenge, officially known as the “Scaling Pandemic Resilience Through Innovation and Technology” program. AgLaunch will use the funding for the “Resilient AgriFood Innovation Network” (RAIN) that is focused on scaling technology-based pandemic response in the

JobsOhio launching $50 million evergreen fund

Soon after announcing three innovation hubs as part of a Buckeye State initiative, JobsOhio has made another major announcement. The JobsOhio Growth Capital program will invest $50 million in the next year to help fledging businesses attract funding while making a profit that JobsOhio can invest in future companies. The

Proof collaborating with three entrepreneur centers to offer its “Consumer Goods Accelerator”

Proof, the Chattanooga-based organization that has been offering its “Restaurant Recovery” program in cooperation with three entrepreneur centers in the eastern half of Tennessee, has announced plans to do the same thing with its “Consumer Goods Accelerator.” The 10-week program is designed to help emerging consumer-packaged goods brands rapidly expand