Four Tennessee companies among 100 semi-finalists for “Startup of the Year” competition

Four Tennessee-based ventures, including one from the Chattanooga area and three from Memphis, have been named as semifinalists in Established’s annual “Startup of the Year” competition. Set for a three-day virtual run beginning November 16, the competition is part of the annual “Startup of the Year Summit.”

The teams that are one step away from the finals are:

  • CPR Wrap, developer of the single-use template that protects and guides any non-medical responder during CPR;
  • Hera Health Soultions, a pharmaceutical device company specializing in the research, development, and commercialization of long-acting treatments through proprietary biodegradable drug delivery implants;
  • SecondKeys, a company that is redefining property management through predictive maintenance that bridges the gaps between property owners, property managers, and tenants; and
  • SweetBio that is redefining how to care for wounds through the use of Manuka honey to treat tough wounds including ulcers and surgical sites.

The three-day event is free. To register, click here.

Early speakers announced for the free event include: (1) Whitney Johnson of WLJ Advisors and the author of Disrupt Yourself and Building an A Team; (2) Tim Draper of Draper Associates and author of Startup Hero; (3) Meredith Fineman, Founder of Finepoint and author of Brag Better; (4)  Zvi Band, General Manager at Compass and author of Success is in Your Sphere: Leverage the Power of Relationships to Achieve Your Business Goals; and Jewel Burks Solomon, Managing Partner at Collab Capital and Head of Google for Startups – US.

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