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Connect Fishing League – Big Bass Shootout

Innovation Lab member holding series of one-day tournaments   JOHNSON CITY (May 26, 2020) – Connect Outdoors, an affiliate member of East Tennessee State University’s Innovation Lab, will host the Big Bass Shootout through its Connect Fishing League. A series of four one-day tournaments open to all ages is scheduled for May 30, June 6,… Continue reading Connect Fishing League – Big Bass Shootout

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Ashley Cox: Transform Your Stories

Transform Your Stories Overcome your Toxic Stories, Become a Courageous and Confident Leader, and Impact the World By: Chace Vineski    AccelNow – Social Media Coordinator   What started off from listening to a True Crime podcast, sparked her journey to publishing her first book within 16 months from the mere idea of writing one. Ashley… Continue reading Ashley Cox: Transform Your Stories

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Co-Starters Graduates: The Transition

  Johnson City’s summer Co-Starters course, a 9-week business accelerator program, concluded at the end of July. Hosted by JRH Brewing, there was a great turnout on hand to watch 5 of the Co-Starters participants give great pitches where you could clearly see the passion in each one of them.  This week we’re going to… Continue reading Co-Starters Graduates: The Transition

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Co-Starters Graduates: MAD B Kitchen

Johnson City’s summer Co-Starters course, a 9-week business accelerator program, concluded at the end of July. Hosted by JRH Brewing, there was a great turnout on hand to watch 5 of the Co-Starters participants give great pitches where you could clearly see the passion in each one of them. The company who catered this event… Continue reading Co-Starters Graduates: MAD B Kitchen

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Co-Starters Graduates: ShowerCrown

Johnson City’s summer Co-Starters course, a 9-week business accelerator program, concluded at the end of July. Hosted by JRH Brewing, there was a great turnout on hand to watch 5 of the Co-Starters participants give great pitches where you could clearly see the passion in each one of them. This week we’re going to talk… Continue reading Co-Starters Graduates: ShowerCrown

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Co-Starters Graduates – The Cellar

(Pictured above holding the “check”: Beth and Clinton Ross)   Johnson City’s summer Co-Starters course, a 9-week business accelerator program, concluded this past Monday. Hosted by JRH Brewing, there was a great turnout on hand to watch 5 of the Co-Starters participants give great pitches where you could clearly see the passion in each one… Continue reading Co-Starters Graduates – The Cellar

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Successful East Tennessee Fishing Technology Company is Reeling in Customers

The following 3 stories are recent Press Releases of successful local fishing tech company, Connect Outdoors   Connect Outdoors Forms and Acquires ConnectScale Successful East Tennessee Fishing Technology Company Acquired Johnson City, TN – May 29 – Connect Outdoors forms and their first order of business is to acquire Blountville company ConnectScale.  Connect Outdoors will… Continue reading Successful East Tennessee Fishing Technology Company is Reeling in Customers

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Firestarter Mug: Part 2

By: Chace Vineski    AccelNow – Social Media Coordinator   This is the 2nd part of a 2-part series where we highlight the journey of local entrepreneur and inventor, Mark Sutton, and his product Firestarter Mug handle for yeti-styled insulated drinking mugs.   We left off discussing the prototype he created at Sync Space, in downtown… Continue reading Firestarter Mug: Part 2

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Local baker will be featured on Food Network Show

Original Story by HANNAH SWAYZE of the Johnson City Press   Nine and a half years ago, Timmy Norman, owner of Cakebuds Bakery in Johnson City, said that in 10 years he wanted to be on the Food Network. Last week, the downtown business owner announced his dream had come to fruition. Norman said on Facebook Live… Continue reading Local baker will be featured on Food Network Show

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Meet Launch Tennessee

Original Story by HANK HAYES of Time News, Kingsport   The Margaret Dolan roadshow recently rolled through the Tri-Cities with a goal of meeting as many decision-makers and venture capitalists as possible. Dolan is the new president and CEO of Launch Tennessee.   What is Launch Tennessee? Launch Tennessee is a public-private partnership that supports entrepreneurs from idea… Continue reading Meet Launch Tennessee