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  • Anderson Center Business Accelerator to Boost Start-Ups- October 25th, 2017

    Student entrepreneurs and members and friends of the university community gathered Friday to open the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Business Accelerator, a new entrepreneurial initiative of the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business. “The ACEI Business Accelerator adds to the already rich…

  • Anderson Center Accepting Applications for Boyd Venture Challenge- October 10th, 2017

    The application period for the Boyd Venture Challenge, a seed-fund grant that awards up to $20,000 to student-owned startup companies each fall and spring semester, opens October 11. The competition is sponsored by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business. The challenge is open…

  • UT's Vol Court Speaker Series and Pitch Competition Kicks Off September 27- September 13th, 2017

    University of Tennessee students, faculty and staff as well as members of the local community, are encouraged to pitch their business ideas at Vol Court, a semiannual pitch competition and speaker series run by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT's Haslam College of Business. The competition begins…

  • University of Tennessee Announces NSF Innovation Corps Workshop- June 27th, 2017

    The University of Tennessee is expanding its reputation as a center for innovation and technology commercialization by taking part in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program. The University joins the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa and the University of Alabama at Birmingham as…

  • Student Entrepreneurs Named Finalists in Statewide Pitch Competition- June 2nd, 2017

    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…

  • Boyd Venture Challenge Awards Funding to Four Student Startups- May 10th, 2017

    Four businesses owned by UT students were recently awarded a total of $35,000 in the spring 2017 Boyd Venture Challenge. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business hosted the seed fund grant competition. The Sorority Guide, Orion Investment Group, In With the Old, and Campus Car…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Makes Awards to Seven Student Startups- April 25th, 2017

    Seven UT student startups were recently awarded cash prizes in the Graves Business Plan Competition. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business sponsored the 10th annual entrepreneurial contest. Sophomores Kelsey Duncan and Ryan Cunningham took top prizes of $5,000 each in the high growth business and…

  • Anderson Center Accepting Applications for Boyd Venture Challenge- March 30th, 2017

    The application period for the Boyd Venture Challenge, a seed fund grant that awards up to $20,000 to student-owned startup companies each fall and spring semester, opens March 30. The competition is sponsored by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business. The challenge is…

  • UT to Host SBIR Grant Information Session April 4- March 21st, 2017

    KNOXVILLE—Learn how to participate in federal Small Business Innovation Research grants at the SBIR Informational Session at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The session will be held at 4 p.m. April 4 in West Wing Room 440 of the Haslam Business Building, 1000 Volunteer Blvd.  The event is hosted by…

  • Simple Supplements Wins Spring 2017 Vol Court Pitch Competition- March 20th, 2017

    A simpler, less messy approach to protein supplements helped UT junior Florin Matei take home the top prize at this year’s Vol Court Pitch Competition. Simple Supplements, a startup founded by Matei, beat 18 competitors to take first place. Vol Court is hosted twice a year by the Anderson Center…