Daily Clips

July 11th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Commissioner Boyd’s Quarterly Update Tennessee ECD It’s hard to believe, but we’re officially halfway through 2016. We’ve had an outstanding year so far and are making great strides in everything from job creation to rural development.Now more than ever, it’s a great time to be … read more

June 28th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Analysis of 10 Billion Mobile Video Ads Shows What Gets Your App Installed VentureBeat Financial dudes like strong musical endings. Arcade games players, not so much. Those are a few of the findings of AdColony’s new study on app install ads. The video-heavy mobile advertising … read more

June 28th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Analysis of 10 Billion Mobile Video Ads Shows What Gets Your App Installed VentureBeat Financial dudes like strong musical endings. Arcade games players, not so much. Those are a few of the findings of AdColony’s new study on app install ads. The video-heavy mobile advertising … read more

June 27th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Before Bunker Labs, A Call to Serve the Country Startup Southerner It is just days away from the inaugural Bunker Builds Nashville Muster, a day packed with veteran entrepreneurs pitching their businesses, an Idea Lab and a marketplace to buy products from veteran-owned small businesses. … read more

June 23rd, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Women Wow Again in Launch Tennessee’s 36|86 FundingSage Launch Tennessee’s fourth annual 36 86 event highlighting entrepreneurialism and southern culture, like its predecessors, was a huge success. More than 950 attended this year’s event. In addition to the 36 companies who pitched, 100 investment firms … read more

June 22nd, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS Entrepreneur Center Names Michael Brody-Waited CEO Nashville Business Journal The Nashville Entrepreneur Center has named well-known entrepreneur Michael Brody-Waite as its new CEO. Brody-Waite is best-known for running InQuicker, an online scheduling startup purchased by a publicly traded company last year. He replaces Stuart McWhorter, … read more

June 21st, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS As Shipping of Long-Awaited Product Begins, Artiphon is Already Eying the Future Nashville Business Journal The downside of having one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns in the site’s history is that Mike Butera’s startup now has 3,000 orders to fill across 70 countries. To … read more

June 20th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS There are New “Pools of Money” Available for Entrepreneurs Cat Clifford for Entrepreneur The rules for equity crowdfunding, whereby an entrepreneur can raise money by selling a piece of his or her company for cash, changed in May. It’s been a hot topic since then. … read more

June 15th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS At 36|86, Andreessen Horowitz’s Scott Kupor Discusses What He Looks for in Startups Cat Clifford for Entrepreneur Airbnb. Box. BuzzFeed. Facebook. Foursquare. GitHub. Groupon. Lyft. Oculus. Pinterest. Product Hunt. Skype. Slack. Twitter. Zenefits. Zulily. This is a list of some of the biggest and most … read more

June 14th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS: 36|86 EDITION Chattanooga’s Torch Wins Top Prize, $50,000 as “36|86 Conference” Ends Teknovation It started with 36 competitors, was reduced to five finalists, and ultimately ended with Torch capturing the top prize and $50,000 as Launch Tennessee’s “36|86 Conference” wrapped-up late Tuesday   afternoon in … read more