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Pitchers & Pitches Competition Registration Open

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FoundersForge and the Johnson City Doughboys have teamed-up to host a rebranded version of a Northeast Tennessee pitch competition with cash prizes going to the winners. Registration is now open for the competition portion of the event. Those eligible to pitch include founders of concepts and established businesses. The former category includes those with an idea,...

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Virtual Office Hours with Commercialization Experts Hager and Stefansic

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Time slots added! Thinking of applying for a SBIR/STTR federal grant? Need help deciding if SBIR/STTR is right for you — or want feedback on your proposal plan? We’ve got you covered. Join Launch Tennessee on Wednesday, April 7 for virtual office hours with two commercialization experts: Earle Hager and Dr. Jim Stefansic. Register for...

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1 Million Cups Meeting – Chattanooga

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The Chattanooga Chapter is part of the national 1MC program launched by the Kauffman Foundation and based on the notion that entrepreneurs network and discover solutions over a million cups of coffee. The free, weekly gathering helps build start-up communities on a grassroots level. For more information and to register for the meetings, please follow this link....

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8th annual Tennessee Tech University student Innovation & Entrepreneurship competition

This event will be streamed live! Tune in here to watch student innovators and entrepreneurs from a wide variety of disciplines interact with a panel of judges including industry experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, and investors. The first place team will win a $10,000 scholarship, with an additional $11,500 in scholarships to be awarded. maikens@tntech.edu for more information.

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KEC “What’s the Big Idea” Pitch Festival

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Live-streaming from 4:30-7:30pm. We have really shaken things up this year, with an all-new virtual format - where five finalists compete in a shark-tank style pitch competition for a grand prize of $10,000 - and we're also featuring exclusive performances from five bands (including James Trimble of the Dirty Guv'Nahs and a reunited Gran Torino!),...

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Veterans in Residence Live Q&A

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Learn more about the Veterans in Residence program or application process! Don’t miss this opportunity to join a live Facebook Q&A with “IRON” Mike Steadman, former Veterans in Residence program participant and host of The Transition Podcast and Bunker Labs’ Entrepreneurship Director, Ann Cardona. Register here.

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TAEBC – Advanced Energy Virtual Business Roundtable – West Tennessee

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          The Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council (TAEBC) will host three virtual business roundtables to create a cohesive statewide network to become the number one state in the country for the electric vehicle supply chain. Additionally, these efforts will cultivate an advanced energy economy to attract and retain innovative businesses. The...

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BioTN Memphis Scipreneur Challenge Final Pitch Competition

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Watch our teams present their final commercialization plans, judged by Memphis business community leaders and investors. The BioTN Scipreneur Challenge is an entrepreneurship-based competition organized by the BioTN Academic Alliance in collaboration with area universities. For more information and to register for this free event, please follow this link. This event will take place 7:00...

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