Our conference was a tremendous success, and we thank each of you for registering, signing on and participating. Here are some key takeaways:

  • Startups led the day as three promising Tennessee-based companies squared off in the Venture Forum, with the winner receiving a cash prize from Waller.
  • Ground-breaking companies offered sound advice to companies of all sizes navigating the market amid the pandemic.
  • State and federal legislators provided compelling updates on important issues, such as treatments for rare diseases and funding for the SBIR/STTR Matching Fund.
  • Members elected a new board and leadership, including a board chairman from a Chattanooga-based medical device company.