Four UT student startups were named among the 13 finalists in Launch Tennessee’s 36|86: Student Edition Pitch Competition. The competition brings together student companies from universities across Tennessee as part of the agency’s statewide University Venture Challenge (UVC) program. GeoAir, SimPath, In With the Old, and the Sorority Guide will pitch June 4 in Nashville as part of the 36|86 Entrepreneurship and Technology Conference.
Boyd Venture Fund News
The Board of Trustees approved two proposals today to name a national research center and a new residence hall on the Knoxville campus.
Three entrepreneurial ventures owned by UT students were granted a total of $17,000 by the Boyd Venture Fund. Since the Boyd Venture Fund’s inception in 2011, fourteen student-owned companies have been awarded a total of $104,500 to advance their businesses.
Need a little help getting your student-owned business off the ground? The Boyd Venture Fund is looking for UT students interested in applying for seed-funding grants. The application deadline for the fall 2013 semester is Friday, November 8.
Three entrepreneurial ventures owned by UT students have been granted a total of $25,000 by the Boyd Venture Fund. The funds will be used to grow the student-run businesses. A fourth student venture has been offered space in the UT Research Foundation Business Incubator. The in-kind offer is worth $3,000.
The Boyd Venture Fund is seeking students who are interested in applying for grants to grow their businesses. The grant application deadline for the spring 2013 semester is Wednesday, March 13. All UT students, regardless of academic discipline or degree program (undergraduate, master’s, or doctoral), are eligible to apply. The grant is administered by UT’s Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
College campuses are prime target markets and hotbeds of potential innovation, according to student entrepreneurs selected as winners of grants from the Boyd Venture Fund at UT. The News Sentinel featured the two winners, InHouse GFX and Adams Innovation, in this story. Both companies were founded on the UT campus and initially found success targeting
Creators of a screen printing company for campus organizations and a designer of leisure hammocks are the latest recipients of a $20,000 grant from the UT Boyd Venture Fund. The two student ventures, InHouse GFX and Adams Innovation LLC, are the fall 2012 winners of the Boyd Venture Fund. They will share the money, which will allow them to grow their businesses.
The Boyd Venture Fund is seeking applications from student-owned companies interested in securing a grant to help grow their businesses. The deadline for application submissions is April 24. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation administers the semi-annual fund. All Knoxville campus students are eligible to apply regardless of academic discipline or degree program.
UT alumnus Jake Baron is the latest recipient of a $12,500 grant from the UT Knoxville Boyd Venture Fund. Baron won the grant, which is administered through the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the College of Business Administration, for his design of a single0strap knapsack that reduces stress on the back.