Capital Help for Startups at UTRF

KNS article by Jim Gaines The University of Tennessee Research Foundation has started a new mentoring program for entrepreneurs with a UT connection, in cooperation with Three Roots Capital. The UTRF Checkerboard Portfolio offers a variety of help for startups, but focuses on how to get funding, according to a news release. That’s where 3Roots’ expertise… Read More

Rise and Grind with Vendor Registry®

presented by UTRF, Three Roots Capital, and Best Behavior Creative Club   The first-ever Three Roots Capital, Rise and Grind session featured Vendor Registry®, who recently raised a $1.8 million seed round investment.  Three Roots Capital CFO, Chris Miller sat down with Chris Van Beke, Co-founder & CEO, Vendor Registry and Geoff Robson, Fund Manager at The Lighthouse Fund,… Read More

UTRF Inventor and Power Grid Expert Named 2016 NAI Fellow

Dr. Yilu Liu holds many titles as a University of Tennessee (UT) faculty member: Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Power Electronics; University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) inventor; and Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation–backed Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks. Now she can add National… Read More