The Newest Pop-up Space in Midtown Helps Entrepreneurs Test Their Businesses, Together.

The newest pop-up space in Midtown helps entrepreneurs test their businesses, together Ne’Gyle Beaman doesn’t have a storefront for his men’s apparel brand, Bleu Bowtique. But this March, he got the next best thing. Cass Collective, a new collaborative retail space on Cass Avenue in Midtown, houses Bleu Bowtique and five other pop-up stores, ranging … More The Newest Pop-up Space in Midtown Helps Entrepreneurs Test Their Businesses, Together.

CasualLease.com Selected For Highly Coveted Landing Pad Program

The online destination for short-term specialty leasing locations, casuallease.com, has been selected by the Federal Government to join its recently introduced ‘Landing Pad’ program, which provides market-ready companies with access to some of the world’s most renowned innovation and start-up ecosystems. Landing Pads have been established in Berlin, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore and Tel Aviv. … More CasualLease.com Selected For Highly Coveted Landing Pad Program

Ice Cream Pop-Up Shop Churning Success for Graduate

For alumna Colleen Cruze Bhatti, a combination of timing, connections, and hard work brought her to the next step in her growing dairy business, Cruze Farm Girl. This summer, Bhatti opened her first storefront, the Cruze Farm Milk Bar, in downtown Knoxville. She credits UT’s Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation for supporting her entrepreneurial … More Ice Cream Pop-Up Shop Churning Success for Graduate

Westfield Teaming With 10 Startups To Revitalize The Shopping Mall

Westfield Corporation, which operates 32 gigantic shopping malls across America, has announced a partnership with advertising giant R/GA and 10 startups in hopes they will “grow innovative commerce and retail ideas.” The partnership, part of the Westfield Labs division, is a startup accelerator dubbed the Connected Commerce Accelerator that provides the 10 startups with $120,000 in … More Westfield Teaming With 10 Startups To Revitalize The Shopping Mall