Daily Clips

November 24th, 2014

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Google Fiber Takes Important Step, Files for State Franchise Certificate Nashville Business Journal California tech giant Google has filed an application for a state-issued certificate of franchise authority with the Tennessee Regulatory Authority for its super-fast gigabit Internet network, Google Fiber. The application, filed late last week, says … read more

November 21st, 2014

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Challenge Winner US Biologic Fights Lyme Disease The Tennessean The CumberlandCenter, which seeks to invest in businesses and social enterprises making a difference in food and health, began its first investment last year with US Biologic, a company fighting Lyme disease. Based in Memphis, US Biologic was … read more

November 20th, 2014

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Bellhops Hauls in a $6 Million Series A to Expand Moving Help Platform Tech Crunch Roughly 50 million Americans are estimated to move at some point this year, and 75 percent of them are do-it-yourselfers, by U-Haul measures. Aside from pestering all your friends and family to … read more

November 19th, 2014

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS 3 Ways to Increase the Number of Women in Computer Science The American Genius It is well known that a gender gap remains in the tech sector, and while it is narrowing, computer science continues to see one of the largest gender gaps. There are plenty of … read more

November 18th, 2014

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Audiohand Allows Bands to Create Live Recordings The Tennessean Bands will soon have an easy way to self-record and mix live performances, thanks to the latest music technology company with Nashville ties. Audiohand allows bands to capture live performances on their smartphones, meld multiple recordings into … read more

November 17th, 2014

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Finalists Selected for Will this Float 2014 Chattanoogan.com The Company Lab has announced the finalists for its fifth annual Will This Float? competition. Will This Float? is a business pitch competition and showcases up-and-coming entrepreneurs as they compete for cash prizes and business services to move … read more

November 14th, 2014

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS An Audition Music City Can’t Afford to Lose Nashville Business Journal Nashville is home to a $9.7 billion music industry, but the nickname “Music City” wasn’t earned by following the status quo. Nor will it be kept. The new “Nashville sound” is evolving beyond country music, … read more

November 13th, 2014

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Bellhops Receives 2014 Spirit of Innovation Award Chattanoogan.com The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce presented the 2014 Spirit of Innovation Award to Bellhops, an online platform for moving help, at the Chamber’s 14th annual Spirit of Innovation Awards Luncheon. “Our Spirit of Innovation Award recognizes the creativity of our entrepreneurs … read more

November 12th, 2014

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Chattanooga Technology Council Announces Early Innovator Award Finalists Chattanoogan.com Three Chattanooga-area innovators have been selected by the Chattanooga Technology Council as finalists for the 10th Annual Early Innovator Award.  The finalists are the Beyond Right Now Technologies, Rapid RMS, and 3D Ops. These three innovators will … read more

November 11th, 2014

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Bootstrapped Fiveworx Eyes Capital Raise Among Growth-Finance Options Venture Tennessee Connections FIVEWORX, the Knoxville-based spinout that helps Energy providers engage their customers in consuming less energy, now considers a capital raise among its options for financing growth, said CEO Patrick Hunt. “We’ve bootstrapped it so far, … read more