Jim Stefansic takes on new role at Cumberland Emerging Technologies

A well-known name in the statewide entrepreneurial ecosystem has a new gig. Jim Stefansic, a former Director of Commercialization for Launch Tennessee, has been named Development Director at Cumberland Emerging Technologies (CET), a Nashville-based organization with a mission to bring biomedical technologies and products conceived at Vanderbilt University and other

You Eat captures first place in fall edition of “Vol Court Speaker Series and Pitch Competition”

There was no shortage of ideas advanced during Wednesday evening’s finale for the fall edition of the “Vol Court Speaker Series and Pitch Competition” at the University of Tennessee (UT), Knoxville. Hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College of Business, the event featured 90-second

Global Action Platform schedules tech transfer-focused panel next week in Nashville

Nashville’s Global Action Platform has announced an event next week focused on technology commercialization. The “Tennessee University-Business Showcase” is set for 3:30 to 5 p.m. CDT October 15 at the offices of the Waller law firm, 511 Union Street, Floor 26. Jennifer Caldwell, Group Leader for Technology Commercialization at Oak

Mixtroz Co-Founders make Entrepreneur magazine’s list of females reshaping the business world

Add another national recognition to the reputation that the mother and daughter team at Mixtroz has garnered. Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons have been recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as among slightly more than 50 female founders who are reshaping the business world. The announcement of the group was made earlier this week.