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Leila Safavi

Purist Cultivates Effective Medication Ingredient's Using Customer Discovery

From grad student to CEO, Leila Safavi brings together a network of nuclear reactors to make life-saving ingredients more accessible to…

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Active Energy Systems, Inc.

Active Energy Systems announces first close of $1 million seed round

A start-up co-founded by a Knoxvillian who returned home to participate in the inaugural cohort of the “Innovation Crossroads” program…

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Eric Grant

Knoxville women entrepreneurs advocate for more investing

Erica Grant, founder and CEO of Quantum Lock Technologies, laughs during the "Where Are the Angel Investors" panelist discussion in the…

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UTRF recognizes start-ups, technologies and patents during “Innovation Awards” celebration

After a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) resumed its annual “…

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Forrest Shriver

Nine participating in latest I-Corps South “Spring 2022 Super Regional Cohort”

Nine entrepreneurs – three virtual and six in-person – turned out earlier this week for the first of three sessions in the “Spring 2022…

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