Category: Technology

BurgerFit was a way to help Alane Boyd and her family with healthier eating, but now it’s a business

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of two articles in a series spotlighting a couple of the teams participating in the 2020 edition of the “AgLaunch Bootcamp.” The program, which concludes August 6, was hosted by the Memphis-based AgLaunch organization in conjunction with the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, The Biz Foundry in Cookeville, and Sync Space in

“Venture Atlanta” announces keynote speakers for upcoming virtual event

The 13th annual “Venture Atlanta,” which will be held virtually for the first time, has announced three keynote speakers. They are: Arianna Huffington, Author and Co-Founder of The Huffington Post; Dug Song, Co-Founder of Duo Security, one of the fastest-growing cybersecurity providers; and Dharmesh Shah, Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Company founded by former UTHSC faculty member acquired

Memphis-based CirQuest Labs, founded by a former Professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been acquired by a German company, MLM Medical Labs GmbH. Lisa K. Jennings launched the company in 2008. CirQuest is a multi-service specialty laboratory and direct marketer of clinical trial logistics to the

New Kentucky Commercialization Ventures focused on accelerating job creation from academic innovations

The Commonwealth of Kentucky recently announced the creation of Kentucky Commercialization Ventures (KCV), a new public-private partnership designed to accelerate the commercialization of academic innovations into job-creating tech companies. The new initiative brings together the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville with the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (KSTC)

Knoxville-based MVP licenses two technologies co-developed with ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) announced on Friday that it had licensed two additive manufacturing-related technologies that aim to streamline and ramp up production processes to Knoxville-based Magnum Venus Products Inc. (MVP), a global manufacturer of fluid movement and product solutions for industrial applications in composites and adhesives. The first

Five podcasts now posted on “Startup Knox” site

The “Startup Knox” site now has five podcasts spotlighting local entrepreneurs. In addition to the inaugural one featuring Anna Douglas, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SkyNano LLC, the newest additions, in order, are: Erica Grant, Founder of Quantum Lock Technologies LLC; Lia Winter, Co-Founder of Winter Innovations LLC; Tommy Nguyen,