Family offices playing growing role in start-up capital

Throughout the last decade, wealthy families have gravitated away from hedge funds to private investments, including private equity and venture capital. “Family offices have really come up the curve and had huge interest in this space, particularly in recent years,” says Michael Harris, who heads the family office practice at

VenoStent raises $2.3 million in seed funding

VenoStent, an advanced materials company that launched in Nashville before relocating to Houston to participate in the JLabs @ TMC facility, has announced that it has secured $2.3 million in seed funding. The company leverages its unique polymer engineering technology to develop bioresorbable slip-on polymer wraps, called SelfWrap. The product

Anderson Center accepting applications for two competitions with significant prize money

Applications for two of the Haslam College of Business’ premier opportunities for University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) aspiring student entrepreneurs are now open. Both programs are administered by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College and come as the finale of a third opportunity for student