Category: Technology

First day of “Startup Week Chattanooga” in the books, three winners named in “Will This Float? Black Founders Edition”

Day #1 of this year’s “Startup Week Chattanooga” is in the books with nearly 20 events offered on Monday. We joined a couple of them virtually. During the lunch hour, the latest edition of CO.LAB’s “Will This Float? Black Founders Edition” spotlighted seven businesses – four in the very early

Two Northeast TN organizations are latest recipients of ARC POWER grants

Two Northeast Tennessee organizations are among 51 organizations sharing $43.3 million under the latest awards from the POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Initiative of the Appalachian Regional Commission. According to last week’s announcement, the investments are projected to create or retain more than 3,300 jobs, attract

Upcoming webinar explores career opportunities in composites industry

Interested in learning more about career opportunities in composites? The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is joining with the locally-based Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, better known as IACMI, and two other organizations to hold a one-hour webinar exploring that topic. Andrew Polelwaldt, Director of Certifications for ACMA and

ETEBA announces new Executive Director

Bill Moore, a geologist with more than 25 years of experience in the environmental cleanup industry, has been named Executive Director of the Energy Technology and Environmental Business Association (ETEBA). The Knoxville resident assumes his new duties November 1, succeeding former Executive Director Tim Griffin who resigned six months ago

Q3 exits reach second highest level in history

According to the latest edition of the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, venture capital exit activity saw a major uptick during Q3 in spite of COVID-19, achieving the second highest exit values on record. The third quarter saw a massive uptick with $103.9 billion raised across 185 exits, representing a quarter-on-quarter increase of

SimpleLife focused on simplifying work to simplify life

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Knoxville Entrepreneur Center recently completed its latest edition of “The Works 2020,” and we are spotlighting several of the participants in a series of articles. Today’s final article in the series is on Jame Houghton and his new venture named SimpleLife.) “We believe if you can simplify

UT System, partners launch 10-session “Pandemic to Possibility” webinar series

The University of Tennessee System, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Tennessee Manufacturers Association, and Alliance for Better Nonprofits have partnered to create a series of webinars for businesses and nonprofits geared toward tackling common issues faced during the global coronavirus pandemic. The 10-session webinar series, offered under the