entrepreneurship News

UTRF Launches Business Plan Competition for Academic-Affiliated Startups

The UT Research Foundation has announced the formation of a new business plan competition called Tennessee Venture Challenge. TVC is open to start-up companies engaged in commercializing intellectual property created at UT. Finalists will have a chance to win a share of the $25,000 in cash. The competition begins in April of next year.

UT-led Regional Coalition Seeking Budding Entrepreneurs, Mentors, Investors

A newly formed alliance of organizations from sixteen East Tennessee counties, led by the University of Tennessee Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, will host a meeting Thursday, December 15, for budding entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors interested in creating businesses and jobs in the area.