Southeast XOR (Executives-on-Roster)

Southeast XOR is a collaboration between all 14 Southeastern Conference (SEC) universities to broaden access to experienced entrepreneurial talent and to facilitate the matching of that talent to university-affiliated startups in need of executive management. By combining the entrepreneur talent networks of all SEC universities, our faculty startup companies will have access to a larger… Read More

Venture for America CEO Amy Nelson to Headline Startup Day 2018

Venture For America CEO Amy Nelson will be the featured speaker for Innov865 Week’s Startup Day 2018. Venture For America is a nonprofit fellowship program that connects recent college graduates with jobs at startups, forging a community of entrepreneurs committed to building companies that matter and creating economic opportunity in American cities. “Knoxville has a growing reputation… Read More

UTHSC Startup OculoTherapy Develops Novel Therapies for Eye-Related Diseases

An innovative once-daily topical medicine promises to overcome the challenges associated with current glaucoma treatments by improving drug delivery. Developed by Monica M. Jablonski, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, this formulation inspired the launch of OculoTherapy, LLC. With support from… Read More