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Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference

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The Vanderbilt Center for Entrepreneurship presents the third annual Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference! Join the Vanderbilt Center for Entrepreneurship as we bring alumni, students, entrepreneurs, and investors together for a day focused on the challenges and rewards of business creation and growth. You will have the opportunity to hear from some of our most successful entrepreneurial alumni on...

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Fix It Friday with Lunar Startups and the Coven

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Hear more from ecosystem supporters in Michigan and Tennessee in this month's Fix It Friday powered by The Coven and Lunar Startups. Register for for this free event here.

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Innovation Through Crisis – Statewide

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Join us for a LIVE update on how Regional One Health's Center for Innovation continues to expand and strengthen its efforts to disrupt healthcare - despite the pandemic. During the event, you will learn what's new and hear from a panel of program participants about their experience and growth during these trying times. For more...

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Preparing Rural Communities for EVs: Utilities/Charging Stations

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Tennessee Technological University (TNTech) presents the 2021 Spring Webinar Series "Preparing Rural Communities for Electric Vehicles - The User Experience" that is part of TNTech's "Developing an EV Demonstration Testbed in the Upper Cumberland" Project.

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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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