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Launch Tennessee hits the road with master accelerator class

By Launch Tennessee Published January 27, 2017 NASHVILLE — Launch Tennessee (Launch TN) is gearing up to take members of The TENN, its master accelerator program, on a Roadshow that will put them in front of investors, customers and business leaders in Tennessee, San Francisco and New York. The current TENN cohort, announced in October… Continue reading Launch Tennessee hits the road with master accelerator class

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Flow MedTech Announces Vice President of Medical Affairs

Dr. Senthil Thambidorai appointed to provide vision to product R&D phase Flow MedTech, Inc., an early-stage company developing an implantable medical device to prevent strokes in people with irregular heart rhythms, announces the appointment of Senthil Thambidorai, MD, FHRS, as Vice President of Medical Affairs. Dr. Thambidorai completed a Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic… Continue reading Flow MedTech Announces Vice President of Medical Affairs

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Northeast Tennessee Ecosystem Growing

AccelNow Executive Director, John Campbell, reported to the Leadership Council at last week’s meeting. He stated that over the last 25 months, there have been 197 ideas/ organizations screened (approximately 8 new/ month).  Counting the jobs that are still pursuing their initiative, 170 jobs are currently active with good potential to grow. During the same… Continue reading Northeast Tennessee Ecosystem Growing

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The Southern Jewel Website Goes Live

  Johnson City CO.STARTERS graduate, Meredith Sieber, recently launched her website for The Southern Jewel. The Southern Jewel is an online boutique that offers locally sourced artisan jewelry, accessories and home decor from the Appalachian region and nationwide. They believe in supporting local economies and providing hardworking artisans the ability to share their craft with the world.… Continue reading The Southern Jewel Website Goes Live

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2016 Field School Graduate: River Creek Farm

Katie Bashor, a recent ARC&D Field School graduate, is the Farm Operation Manager at River Creek Farm, a five acre farm in Limestone, TN. In addition to being a food supplier to Main Street Pizza Company, River Creek also currently has around 130 CSA (Community Support Agriculture) accounts for this year. “We grow as much… Continue reading 2016 Field School Graduate: River Creek Farm

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2016 Field School Graduate: Harbin Hill Farms

Richard Calkins, of Mountain City, founded Harbin Hill Farm this past year after retiring from the World Bank.  Calkins was originally born in Ohio and has lived in Northern Virginia for the past 45 years, before finding a retirement home in Mountain City. Harbin Hills Farm is about three miles outside of town on what is said to be… Continue reading 2016 Field School Graduate: Harbin Hill Farms