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September 8th, 2015

September 8th, 2015

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS
DivorceSecure Startup Streamlines Divorce Process
High Ground News
The process of going through a divorce is typically described as difficult, often painful, and filled with paperwork. However, Hirsch Serman and Noam Davidovics, CEO/Co-Founder and CTO/Co-Founder of DivorceSecure respectively, have launched a Turbo-Tax based program to help simplify the process. DivorceSecure is designed for use by divorce attorneys and their clients. The overall result is increased efficiency for attorneys and a clear, automated outline to help guide the clients through the process. “DivorceSecure is a workflow and collaboration wizard for divorce attorneys to automate and streamline the intake process, create a negotiation strategy based on the client’s personal preferences to keep more of what they want, while increasing the capacity to serve more clients with superior customer service,” explained Serman.

Genera Energy Launches Unique Biomass Crop Planning App
PRWeb
Genera Energy, Inc., a top bioenergy supply chain management company, and a worldwide leader in feedstock development and supply chain innovation announced the launch of its first mobile agriculture app, Biomass. The Biomass app was developed to serve as a practical, easy-to-use mobile crop planning and learning tool for biomass farmers and landowners. “We are very pleased with the Biomass app’s features,” said Sam Jackson, vice president of business development for Genera Energy, Inc. “The information that the app is built on is the result of years of research and development in the biofuels management industry.”

Google Fiber VP Coming to Nashville
Nashville Business Journal
We’re still awaiting official details on the rollout of Google Fiber in the Nashville market, but Music City residents will have a chance later this month to hear from one of the leaders of the California tech giant’s ultra-fast Internet initiatives. Dennis Kish, vice president of Google Fiber, will keynote the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Partnership 2020 annual meeting Sept. 20, according to the chamber’s website.

Haslam Takes “Tennessee Story” to Israel
Kingsport Times-News
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development (ECD) Commissioner Randy Boyd have been on a business trip to Israel focused on expanding relationships between the Tennessee and Israeli business communities, encouraging bilateral trade and investment opportunities specifically focused on high tech, biotech and health care firms. Israel attracts significant venture capital investment and is particularly strong in start-up and commercialization activity, according to a prepared release. “This is a great chance to tell the Tennessee story to Israeli businesses large and small. Israel has become known as the start-up nation due to the enormous amount of entrepreneurial activity happening here, and we have formed a lot of relationships that can be mutually beneficial,” Haslam said.

JusticeXL Launches Today in Tullahoma
Teknovation
Today is launch day for the 12 companies in JusticeXL, the new start-up accelerator focused on law enforcement, corrections and public safety. The initiative, coordinated by the Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Centers, will be based at the organization’s Tullahoma headquarters.

Rocket Hatch Investor Day Brings Investors Accross the South to “Speed Hatch” with Entrepreneurs
SouthernAlpha
Space rockets and shuttles are all great reminders of where actualized imagination and innovation can take the humankind.  Now, imagine being surrounded by those items as you pitch your startup.  On September 10, entrepreneurs will get to do just that when they descend on the Davidson Center at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville to discuss their ideas at Rocket Hatch’s Investor Day. “We were very deliberate to reach out to as many organizations and partners as possible to make this a very inclusive event. We are very excited about the quality of the speakers and attendees that have committed to participate” said Antonio Montoya, Rocket Hatch co-founder and Executive Director. “This event will allow us to engage in a serious conversation on capital formation for high-growth startups in the State of Alabama.”

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