Category: Innovation

Nine awards presented to eight companies or individuals during yesterday’s “Chattanooga Startup Awards” event

On the eve of the final day of “Startup Week Chattanooga,” a number of organizations came together late yesterday afternoon to celebrate those who make the Gig City’s entrepreneurial ecosystem so strong. It was the seventh annual “Chattanooga Startup Awards” ceremony, sponsored by the Chambliss Startup Group. Delivered virtually via

Three more winners selected in latest “Pitch for Good” event hosted by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center (EC) hosted its latest “Pitch for Good” competition yesterday, this time focused on start-ups in the music and entertainment sectors. As has been the case with four previous editions, there were six competitors divided into two categories – less than $25,000 in revenue, defined as Stage

Tampa Bay Inno spotlights Knoxville-based Lunchpool

Tampa Bay Inno recently spotlighted Alex Abell and his Knoxville-based Lunchpool start-up. “Why,” you might ask? Alex got started with the concept while based in the city. We have spotlighted the company in several posts on, and you have no doubt participated in events such as the recent “Innov865 Week” that were

Healthstream acquires NC-based ShiftWizard

Nashville-based HealthStream has acquired ShiftWizard, a web-based workforce scheduling solution developed by nurses, for $32 million. This is the latest in a series of transactions to grow a more robust portfolio of solutions for nurse and staff scheduling. It began earlier this year with the acquisition of NurseGrid. Click here

SCRA appoints Director of SC Academic Innovations

The South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) has announced the appointment of Sohail Malik as the Director of SC Academic Innovations. In his new role, Malik will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of the program that works with academic institutions and their affiliated start-ups to help advance research capabilities