A team of four business students from Pellissippi State Community College captured first place in a recent national entrepreneurship competition for a new app that would make tutoring accessible to struggling high school students regardless of their ability to pay. The students – Catherine Taylor, Joe Bedford, Jameisha Robinson and
Business Insider has selected the top 13 cities in the U.S. with the best work-life balance. None calls the Volunteer State home, but several are in neighboring states. Click here for the rankings.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first article in a series spotlighting the life-long journey of Nashville Entrepreneur Shawn Glinter, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pendant Biosciences Inc.) Imagine you are in the ninth grade attending a varsity volleyball game when one of the players drops to the floor with
A research collaboration between the University of Tennessee (UT) Health Science Center, the UT Research Foundation and biopharmaceutical company Veru Inc. has resulted in a promising next generation oral cancer therapy, VERU-111, which has the potential to treat not only advanced prostate cancer, but other cancer types including triple negative
The Biz Foundry has announced the date for its second annual “Made Here Market.” The inaugural event, which drew more than 50 artists and makers and 4,000 attendees, will be held April 25 in Cookeville. Between now and December 15, those interested in showcasing their merchandise, art or other goodies
After two years of work to get Mountain Harvest Kitchen up and running, the town of Unicoi’s regional food business incubator is implementing a new five-year strategic plan to better serve the local food industry and its entrepreneurs. The Johnson City Press has the details here.
The folks in Pittsburgh, PA have some big plans, announcing recently something called Neighborhood 91. It is billed as the world’s first development to condense and connect all components of the additive manufacturing/3D printing supply chain into one powerful production neighborhood concept. Neighborhood 91, developed in conjunction with the University
An idea advanced by three doctoral students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) captured first place and $2,000 to advance the technology during the pitch competition that concluded the inaugural “Scipreneur Challenge.” Organized by the Knoxville Chapter of Life Science Tennessee’s Academic Alliance, the almost semester-long event helped teams
The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce has released its new five-year strategic plan under the “Chattanooga Climbs” mantra, and support for entrepreneurship is one of the major goals. In the case of entrepreneurship, the goal is stated this way: “Chattanooga and Hamilton County’s entrepreneurial momentum hits a new high – with
The Knoxville edition of The Ledger recently posted a great profile on Cortney Piper, Founder of Piper Communications and a very active player in the Knoxville entrepreneurial ecosystem. Many readers who have attended the city’s annual “Startup Day” will know the Michigan native and University of Tennessee graduate who co-hosts