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September 12th, 2014

September 12th, 2014

Tennessee Innovation in the News

​Venture Nashville​

THE NEW MUSIC BUSINESS accelerator at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center will take the stage in January with potential Seed investors lined-up in the wings, VNC has learned.

UnConference connects startups, investors

​The Tennessean​

At the Capital UnConference, startups won’t need to worry about winning over an audience. Instead, they will need to tailor their company pitch for particular investment groups, a format that the organizers consider more useful for both types of parties involved. The fourth Capital UnConference takes place Sept. 30 at the Entrepreneur Center in Nashville​.

Connected Tennessee’s Business Survey Reveals State Businesses Earned More Than $37 Billion from Online Sales
PR Web​
Connected Tennessee today is releasing findings from a survey of Tennessee businesses showing that 81% of businesses in the state use broadband, up 5% from last year; and that Tennessee businessreported $37.1 billion earned in online sales in 2013.

 

National Innovation in the News

Google Offers Early Stage Startups $100,000 In Cloud Platform Credits For 1 Year
​Tech Crunch​
If you are an early stage startup, Google wants to give you $100,000 in Cloud Platform credits for one year so you can host your applications on its servers (and not on AWS or Azure).

Three Types of Entrepreneurs
Startups Anonymous​
There are three types of entrepreneurs – Misfits, Celebrities and Naivetes……Regardless of what type of entrepreneur you are, I salute you — for risking your life to do something, for being stupid and not feeling stupid about it.

 

4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge
​Entrepreneur​
Being an entrepreneur isn’t just hard, it’s really hard. Your days and nights, or more so your entire life, are dedicated to developing a business that you know in advance is highly likely to fail. Can You Really Handle the Entrepreneurial Life? Check These 5 Signs​.


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