Highly successful Memphis’ startup accelerator, Zeroto510, announces Summer 2013 class.
Last year, the inaugural Zeroto510 medical device accelerator was met with phenomenal success. Five out of the six participating teams received follow on funding. Four of the teams received $100,000 dollars. The fifth team, Restore Medical Solutions, went straight to raising a Series A round at $2.5 million. With results like those, medical device startups
The Memphis Bioworks Foundation’s partnership program with Seed Hatchery, called Zeroto510, is all in for the upcoming everywhbereelsse.co The Startup Conference event in February in Memphis Tennessee. All 6 teams that participated in the summer acceleration program housed at Memphis Bioworks Foundation in Memphis’ Medical District, have committed to “Startup Village Booth Space” where they
That headline is a true testament to the power of the cohort based ZeroTo510 startup accelerator in Memphis Tennessee. Five of the six startups in their recently graduated class received $100,000 or more in follow on funding from MB Ventures and Innova Memphis. Four of the startups received follow on funding to continue acceleration of
When you think about Memphis Tennessee thoughts of music, culture, barbecue and Elvis Presley often consume those thoughts. You may not be quick to associate the birth place of Rock & Roll and the overnight package (FedEx) with startups, innovation and bio medical devices. Since 2006 Memphians have band together to launch several entrepreneurial and
A basketball injury led three Georgia Tech students to disrupt a 5,000 year old device. Partha Unnava spent a summer on crutches after he broke his ankle playing basketball. While being unable to enjoy the summer because of his bum foot, he also experienced serious under arm discomfort, a pain he found that many who
Memphis entrepreneur Audrey Jones caught the entrepreneurial bug at Everywhereelse.co The Startup Conference in February, now she’s in an accelerator and preparing to exhibit a Everywhere Else Cincinnati.
Restore Medical Solutions becomes the first ZeroTo510 startup accelerator company to receive FDA 510 (k) clearance.
Two 2011 YCombinator startups close their doors within days of each other.
Memphis startups Mobilizer and Boosterville get major coverage from TechCrunch and GigaOm.
Last year August was Demo Day month in Tennessee. During the month of August (on consecutive Thursdays no less), Chattanooga’s GigTank, Memphis’ Zeroto510, and Nashville’s Jumpstart Foundry all held their demo days. The month of August was a true testament to the strong commitment to startups and entrepreneurship that exists across Tennessee. We were fortunate
In this startups in the fastlane interview we talk with Richard Arlow who is solving a major problem for clinical researchers.
Launch Tennessee and the Blackstone Foundation are looking for Tennessee’s best accelerated startups.
On Saturday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer ran a guest post by Dr. Jeffery Canter. Canter is a retired professor of molecular physiology and biophysics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a consultant for many healthcare startups in Nashville. Apparently Canter lived in Ohio before Nashville. In his piece Canter criticizes Ohio as a whole and offers a