Daily Clips

August 15th, 2016

Bridging Digital Divide: Stepping Toward Inclusive Innovation in Chattanooga Times Free Press The new Edney Innovation Center — a 10-story symbol of Chattanooga’s advance into the highly-lucrative technology sector — is advertised as a “connecting point, support base and catalyst for the local entrepreneurial ecostyem.” But when Tia Capps’ office … read more

August 10th, 2016

Chattanooga’s Skuid Announces 2nd International Expansion Nooga.com Chattanooga-based, rapidly growing cloud software company Skuid recently announced the formation of a new subsidiary in Switzerland called Skuid CH AG. The move represents the second international expansion this year. Charlie Brock, CEO of Launch Tennessee, a public-private partnership whose leaders focus on … read more

August 9th, 2016

ACCELER865 Fund Invests in “The Works” Coding Startups Teknovation In a first-ever opportunity for a Knoxville-based start-up accelerator, every company going through the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center’s (KEC) “The Works” program this year has received some seed investment. The eight teams – four focused on media content and four focused on … read more

August 3rd, 2016

Chattanooga Startup Wins $20,000 Nooga.com Digital storytelling platform and Chattanooga startup Pass It Down took the top $20,000 prize in a recent competition and now has the chance to move to another event for more winnings. “Getting a chance to pitch at Miller Lite’s Tap the Future competition in front … read more

July 26th, 2016

Launch Tennessee Announces Creative Communities Grantees Launch Tennessee LaunchTN announced yesterday the recipients of their Creative Communities Grants program. This initiative was created to connect rural and underserved populations with entrepreneurial education,tools and resources. All grantees will be using their awards to run entrepreneurial or workforce development programs. Applicants were encouraged … read more

July 25th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Egwuekwe: “Expand Your Networks” Memphis Daily News As a kid growing up in Memphis, Meka Egwuekwe remembers his first computer clearly: It was from Texas Instruments, the kind Bill Cosby was selling on TV. He played games for six months, then, bored, he pulled out … read more

July 22nd, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS @GaryVee: Nintendo’s Pokémon Go Wins with Technology, Nostalgia Nooga.com Back in a February interview at 92Y, I said that I was very disappointed for Nintendo’s lack of effort to enter the mobile app world. With so many iconic characters and games, it made complete sense … read more

July 20th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Ask the Exec: Tech Company Founder Provides Insight to Leadership Style, Work-Life Balance, More Nooga.com Chattanooga entrepreneur Cory Allison has a background in IT and a passion for helping others. She recently launched a new company called Rezli, she’s a partner in a locally based venture … read more

July 19th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Area Students Benefit from Coding Camp Nooga.com Middle and high school students recently had the chance to learn how to write code at a weeklong summer camp sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and the Chattanooga Technology Council. “BlueCross BlueShield and Chattanooga Technology Council decided to … read more

July 12th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS @GaryVee: The Nuances of Negotiating Nooga.com When I negotiate, whether it’s a new business deal or an employee’s salary, I am all about reaching a mutually beneficial agreement. As much as I always want to “win,” my goal is not to take everything I can … read more