Category: Technology

Leila Safavi passionate about making a contribution in healthcare by utilizing nuclear science and technology

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another in a series of seven articles spotlighting the start-ups that comprise Cohort 3 of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s “Innovation Crossroads” program.) “I’m really passionate about making a contribution in healthcare, utilizing nuclear science and technology,” says Leila Safavi, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Purist

Embroker looks at VC market for non-unicorn start-ups

Embroker, which describes itself as “a leading provider of insurance to venture backed start-ups,” has released its first-ever report looking at the venture capital middle market and successful new companies under $1 billion. Data came from an analysis of a sample of the firm’s clients. Highlights from the report include:

UTRF honors Peter Tsai, Alex Lewis and nearly 70 others at annual “Innovation Awards” luncheon

Peter Tsai, a recently retired research faculty member at the University of Tennessee (UT), Knoxville, and Alex Lewis, Co-Founder of Electro-Active Technologies Inc., captured the top honors at yesterday’s “2019 Innovation Awards” luncheon. Hosted by the UT Research Foundation (UTRF), the annual event is a recognition of researchers whose innovations

Don DeRosa latest “Innovation Crossroads” participant to earn “Forbes 30 Under 30” recognition

Another year, another entrepreneur in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory-managed “Innovation Crossroads” program has made the “Forbes 30 Under 30” cohort for 2020. This time, it is Don DeRosa, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Eonix Energy The announcement was made earlier this week. The start-up develops liquid electrolytes that increase the

Another ARC “POWER Initiative Application Workshop” set for January 28 in Johnson City

Johnson City will again host one of the Appalachian Regional Commission’s “POWER Initiative Application Workshops.” The next one is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. January 28 at the Carnegie Hotel across from East Tennessee State University. POWER stands for Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization, a