Two University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student startups were named to the national Student Startup Madness (SSM) pitch competition. Andy’s Beekeeping was selected for the competition’s semifinal round. Digital publication Abled Magazine was named in the competition’s initial round. Both companies were chosen from applicants representing 54 universities and colleges nationwide.
New population estimates show Tennessee still is the 16th most populous state, but it’s now within 63,000 people of 15th-ranked Massachusetts.
Strong economic growth in Tennessee and the United States is expected to continue for the 10th straight year in 2020, although that growth will keep slowing as it did in 2019.
The undergraduate program in the Haslam College of Business placed 27th in the nation among public universities in rankings of top business schools by Poets and Quants.
Student entrepreneurs drawing from their own experiences—ranging from rodeo riding to living with disabilities—have been awarded cash prizes for their start-up businesses in the fall 2019 Graves Business Plan Competition.
What will it take for businesses to perform at a high level in the supply chain and hold a competitive advantage over their rivals in the next decade?
UT alumna and entrepreneur Lia Winter participated in last week’s 2019 Collegiate Inventors Competition sponsored by the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Women make up 40 percent of the workforce in supply chain organizations, yet only 15 percent of these firms have female representation at the executive levels, recent research shows.
Growing up, UT student entrepreneurs Jeremy Piper, Dalton Maddox, Christopher Mikulec, and Michael Richards enjoyed hundreds of nights camping outdoors. Now, they’re making it their business to help others experience the same joy.
Affordability continues to be a major hindrance to obtaining health insurance as the percentage of Tennesseans without coverage increased this year, according to a new report by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
The new Knox Promise initiative announced last week will provide additional financial and coaching support to help students succeed in college, and UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research will study the effects of the new pilot program.
Middle Tennessee is booming according to US Census Bureau city and county population data recently analyzed by the Tennessee State Data Center, which operates out of the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Researchin UT’s Haslam College of Business.