Six Teams to Compete for $25,000 in Tennessee Venture Challenge

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) will host the inaugural Tennessee Venture Challenge (TVC) on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at The Foundry from 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Six startup companies will vie for the top prize of $25,000 to help kick-start the process of commercializing their idea. TVC is a business plan competition… Read More


QuickSod Wins $30K in the UTRF Tennessee Venture Challenge

QuickSod swept the first ever Tennessee Venture Challenge (TVC), claiming both the $25,000 overall prize and the $5,000 Crowd Favorite Award at the TVC Pitch Competition held by the UT Research Foundation (UTRF) Thursday, April 3 at The Foundry in Knoxville. TVC is a business plan competition for the University of Tennessee community. To be… Read More

Tennessee Venture Challenge to Award $25,000 to UT Startups

University of Tennessee (UT) researchers will be competing for a chance to win $25,000 and the opportunity to turn their idea into a startup company in the Tennessee Venture Challenge (TVC), a new business plan competition sponsored by the UT Research Foundation (UTRF). UT researchers are constantly inventing new technologies, many of which go on… Read More