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  • Graves Business Plan Competition Awards Funding to Student Start-Ups- December 14th, 2021

    Seven University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student businesses received cash prizes in the fall 2021 Graves Business Plan Competition. The event, hosted each semester by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the university’s Haslam College of Business, awards three levels of prizes in two business categories, Growth and Lifestyle.…

  • Student Start-Ups Win Roe Prize Funding in Vol Court Pitch Competition- November 16th, 2021

    Three student-owned businesses were honored with Roe Prizes at the fall 2021 Vol Court Pitch Competition, hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200"] Jennifer "Farmer Jen" Durant[/caption] FarmCare, which offers childcare in a farm…

  • Innovative Online Publishing and Food Delivery Product Lead Boyd Venture Challenge Awardees- June 9th, 2021

    Four businesses owned by students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, were awarded a total of $30,000 in seed funds in the spring 2021 Boyd Venture Challenge. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the university’s Haslam College of Business hosts the annual grant competition. Start-up companies Arid Delivery Products, The Sleepy Owl Company,…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Awards Funding to Student Businesses- May 6th, 2021

    Six UT student start-up businesses were awarded cash prizes in the spring 2021 Graves Business Plan Competition. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business hosted the business plan and pitch contest, with final-round pitches taking place over Zoom on Friday, April 16. The awards…

  • Student Start-Ups Win Funding in Graves Business Plan Competition- December 4th, 2020

    Six UT student start-ups were awarded cash prizes in the fall 2020 Graves Business Plan Competition. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business hosted the business plan and pitch contest, with final-round pitches taking place over Zoom. The awards were announced in a Zoom ceremony…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Announces Dates and Deadlines- September 15th, 2020

    Students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a business idea or early-stage startup are invited to apply to the Graves Business Plan Competition. The semi-annual competition, hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College of Business, is accepting applications through October 5. The pitch competition has been…

  • UT's Vol Court Speaker Series and Pitch Competition Kicks Off Sept. 2- August 25th, 2020

    UT students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the local community, are encouraged to pitch their business ideas at Vol Court, beginning September 2. The semi-annual pitch competition and speaker series is presented by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College of Business at the…

  • Boyd Venture Challenge Awards Funding to Four UT Student Startups- June 30th, 2020

    Four businesses owned by students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, were awarded a total of $30,000 in seed funds in the spring 2020 Boyd Venture Challenge. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business hosts the annual grant competition. Start-up companies Brakefields LLC, Rolling…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Awards Funding to UT Student Start-Ups- May 5th, 2020

    Seven UT student start-up businesses were awarded cash prizes in the spring 2020 Graves Business Plan Competition. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business hosted the entrepreneurial pitch contest, with final-round pitches taking place over Zoom due to COVID-19 social distancing measures.  Rolling Storage LLC…

  • Anderson Center Accepting Applications for Boyd Venture Challenge- March 13th, 2020

    In light of the university's COVID-19 guidance and to best support our student entrepreneurs, the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has amended the original schedule for the spring 2020 Boyd Venture Challenge. This includes three key changes: APPLICATIONS: ACEI will accept applications through April 20, allowing students additional time to apply while…