Women entrepreneurs thrive managing talented teams and balancing many investors

Only a handful of the top companies in the U.S. are led by a woman. Efforts to change that and promote more women into positions of leadership have relied primarily on questions of equality. But is there also a business case for putting more women in charge? Previous research on differences in leadership styles between […]

Pharma Impact Investing and R&D

There is no shortage of diseases and conditions for which a cure is desperately needed. Just think of cancer, Alzheimer’s, and autoimmune disease. Despite the strides made in recent years in developing treatments, the road to a cure for many of these conditions can be a meandering path beset with pitfalls, frustration, and failure to […]

KY Entrepreneurship | Reinventing Startup Support 

With state government shuttering its dozen Kentucky Innovation Network offices in favor of more localized support for startup business ecosystems, the Greater Louisville region is percolating with new public-sector ventures to incite economic growth by nurturing the area’s entrepreneurs. The Louisville metropolitan area is growing, but not as rapidly as it would prefer with a […]

Boyd Venture Challenge Awards $25,000 to UT Student Startups

Three businesses owned by students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, were awarded funding in the spring 2019 Boyd Venture Challenge. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business hosts the seed-fund grant competition. Start-up companies Winter Innovations, Quantum Lock, and Flo+Co. were selected from a group of nine finalists. A panel of five […]

New Startup Accelerator Plans To Bring Tech Boom To Long Beach

From Silicon Valley in the Bay Area to Silicon Beach in West Los Angeles, the California coast is famous for its startup culture. A new public-private taskforce in Long Beach is now hoping to extend the startup axis further to the south. The City of Long Beach, in partnership with the Institute for Innovation and […]

Pitt Researchers Share Technology Transfer Expertise with Grant Funding

As researchers work to develop innovations to help people with disabilities, the result is often publications and patents, but not assistive technologies for those who need them most. Dr. Jon Pearlman, chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology(RST) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Dr. Mary Goldberg, assistant professor, will […]