Category: Technology

ARC announces next round of POWER Initiative proposals

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has released a Request for Proposals for applications for the “2021 POWER Initiative.” POWER stands for Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization. The funding is earmarked for regional investments to develop a competitive workforce, foster entrepreneurial activities, develop industry clusters, strengthen substance abuse response, and expand

Solas BioVentures led equity financing round for St. Louis-based start-up

Chattanooga’s Solas BioVentures led an equity financing round for InterShunt Technologies Inc., a St. Louis-based early stage medical device company that is developing a novel catheter-based solution to reduce left atrial pressure in heart failure patients. Arsenal Capital Management and a select group of industry executives participated in the funding.

Libby Santin sees “entrepreneurship really broadly” in her leadership role at UT at Chattanooga

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA “We see entrepreneurship really broadly at UTC,” says Libby Santin, Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. “We will be just as happy if you graduate with a developed entrepreneurial mindset and apply those