Daily Clips

September 2nd, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Chattanooga Startup Award Nominations Open Nooga.com The Chattanooga Startup Awards committee has opened nominations to recognize innovative leaders and businesses.   Six award categories are open: Business to Business, Business to Customer, Education, Bootstrapper, Startup Advocate of the Year and Startup of the Year. Nominations … read more

September 1st, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Bunker Labs Cohort Bunker Labs The Bunker targets existing veteran-owned startups and aspiring entrepreneurs to create and conquer the business world alongside fellow elite military entrepreneurs in the 10 week immersive Bunker Labs Cohort starting Sep 26, 2016. We will meet a total of 12 … read more

August 30th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS AgLaunch Takes Next Steps to Offer Full System of Support for Agri-Tech Startups Memphis Bioworks AgLaunch, a joint initiative of Memphis Bioworks Foundation and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, today announced the inaugural cohort of a three-month, focused accelerator program. Additionally, the organization is kicking … read more

August 29th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Fast Internet Can Lure Businesses, Says TN Entrepreneurship Advocate Xconomy Wisconsin Ultrafast broadband is increasingly a must-have for high-tech companies, especially those in telemedicine, 3D printing, and other emerging industries. But currently, connection speeds vary widely by location—states like Tennessee are home to cities that … read more

August 26th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS IBM Sets Up $5 Million Computer Lab at UT Knoxville News Sentinel The University of Tennessee has received $5 million in computer equipment, software and storage from IBM in what officials with both organizations Thursday called an investment that would help both parties. Officials held a … read more

August 25th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Conducting Business With Purpose in Tennessee THE TENNESSEAN The inevitable has happened: Millennials are now the largest group of consumers and the biggest part of the workforce in the U.S. In Davidson County, millennials now make up a third of the population, and the growth rate for that generation has ballooned … read more

August 24th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Applications Being Accepted for 48Hour Launch Startup Competition Chattanooga Times Free Press Mozilla Foundation has partnered with The Company Lab to host 48Hour Launch, the startup competition that helped Quickcue get going. The weekend-long event, Sept. 9-11, will focus on the Internet of Things, or … read more

August 23rd, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS 7 Things Smart Entrepreneurs Do on Instagram  Inc. When Devon Valentin-Minnis, a 28-year-old Connecticut native, launched Nine Five Photography in 2013, social-media marketing was his primary means of drumming up awareness and new business. Since photographing weddings means dressing to the nines, it wasn’t long before his menswear and fashion … read more

August 22nd, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Chattanoogans Actively Focused on Bridging the Digital Divide Teknovation One of the behind-the-scenes people at the CO.LAB in Chattanooga is Tia Capps, an engaging and effervescent individual with whom we interact on a fairly frequent basis. Yesterday’s edition of the Chattanooga Times Free Press had a great article on initiatives that individuals … read more

August 18th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Chattanooga Company Makes Inc. 500 List Nooga.com One Chattanooga company cracked into Inc. magazine’s top 500 list of America’s fastest-growing companies, while two others are included in the bigger list of 5,000. Southtree and its sister brand,Legacybox, came in at No. 353. Legacybox allows customers to use … read more