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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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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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Rising Star Award presented to Valentina Escobar Gonzalez, founder of social media consulting business

Original article by Johnson City Press   America’s Small Business Development Centers have a major impact on economic development across the nation, including the Tri-Cities. The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at East Tennessee State University helped to create 25 new businesses in 2018. Governor Bill Lee recognized SBDC Day recently, an opportunity to celebrate… Continue reading Rising Star Award presented to Valentina Escobar Gonzalez, founder of social media consulting business

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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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Kingsport’s Decor Exchange offers unique shopping experience

Original article by AMY MILLHORN LEONARD of the Kingsport Times News   There is something exciting about finding just the right piece of furniture or accessory to add to the look of your home. What makes it even more rewarding is finding that item at a bargain! However, scouring classified ads, flea markets, yard sales,… Continue reading Kingsport’s Decor Exchange offers unique shopping experience

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HomeMade: Skillville

Original article by JARED BENTLEY of the Johnson City Press HomeMade is a new video series produced by the Johnson City Press in order to highlight people in our region who still create, and do what they love for a living. A little over a year ago, three friends saw their business dreams come to fruition,… Continue reading HomeMade: Skillville

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Farm Expo featured chef has a passion for cooking

Original article by BRANDON PAYKAMIAN of the Johnson City Press Alex Bradley Jr., 32, has always been drawn to the culinary world, but it took some time for him to fully commit himself to cooking. After graduating from East Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting in 2007 and producing cooking shows on campus, Bradley… Continue reading Farm Expo featured chef has a passion for cooking