MediaWorks Hosts Its First Demo Day in Knoxville By Charlie Brock More than 250 people attended the first MediaWorks demo day, the “graduation event” for the nine digital media companies that completed the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center’s new accelerator program. The August 5 event, during which startup founders pitched their new … read more
11 Startups Pitch at GIGTANK Demo Day By Charlie Brock GIGTANK, a program of The Company Lab in Chattanooga, held the first of several summer demo days scheduled by Tennessee’s accelerators this year. On July 29, 11 startups pitched their business ideas to an audience of 750 people at the … read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 18, 2014 – Launch Tennessee has announced a two-year commitment from UBS, a global firm providing financial services in more than 50 countries, to be the presenting sponsor of The TENN program. Started in 2013, The TENN is a master accelerator program for graduates of Tennessee’s nine … read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 21, 2014 – Launch Tennessee and PandoDaily have announced the remaining pitch competition judges for the 2014 Southland entrepreneur conference, which will take place June 9 – 11 in Nashville. They are: Tige Savage of Revolution Ventures; Michael Goldstein of SwitchPitch; Zach Ware of Project100; Erik Moore … read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 13, 2014 – Launch Tennessee and PandoDaily have announced the early-stage companies invited to the upcoming Southland conference, which takes place June 9 – 11 at Marathon Music Works in Nashville. The startups were chosen by a panel of investors, entrepreneurs and technology writers from across the … read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 14, 2014 – Bonnaroo is proud to announce Hackeroo, a hackathon where participants will build apps, services and technology that serve live events like Bonnaroo. The hackathon hopes to attract developers across the country who are passionate about music and technology to Nashville. More information and registration … read more
Some people still don’t appreciate what’s been happening in Tennessee, but much of the business world has noticed. The Milken Institute ranks Tennessee # 19 in the country in Risk Capital and Entrepreneurial Infrastructure (note improvement from past report) and near the top in the Southeastern United States.
Phase 0/00 winner Inquiry Technologies has received a great deal of exposure, most recently in an article for The Science Teacher – The National Science Teachers Association’s High School Flagship Journal. The article describes what student screencasting involves and why it is so different from other traditional forms of assessment … read more