Monthly Archives: March 2019

TVFCU awards first Idea Leap Loan to UTC VEP graduate

Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union announced the first Idea Leap loan candidate from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) closed on their loan on Tuesday, March 19. Jim Derry, a National Guard and law enforcement veteran, will use the Idea Leap Loan to support marketing his company, Derry Software, which helps provide local governments tools to use their information better. “Jim is an example of

Third-Annual Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference took place on UTC’s campus

The Gary W. Rollins College of Business Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship and the UTC E-Club hosted the 2019 Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference(SEEC) on the UTC campus March 1 and 2. Students from UTC and from colleges and universities around the country participated in the two-day event. Students heard from the founders of successful start-up companies, angel investors, attorneys, and digital marketers. Many students also participated in a pitch contest