Get ready to see those big brown UPS trucks rumbling down the virtual streets of the metaverse. Atlanta-based shipping behemoth United Parcel Service Inc. submitted several trademark filings to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that indicate it plans to join the metaverse.
TN Dept. of Finance & Administration: Government Technology: Pair of Tennessee Employees Honored
Two employees of Tennessee’s centralized technology division have been named among Government Technology magazine’s 2022 Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers. Lawrence Sanders and Todd Bartine were honored for their work to launch the Diversity and Inclusion Council in Strategic Technology Solutions (STS), a division of the Department of Finance and Administration.
Nashville Inno: Venture capital funding cools following record-smashing year across U.S. Here’s how that shook out in Nashville.
The two largest venture capital investments in Nashville to start 2022 highlight the growing variety among the area’s tech startup scene.
Nashville Inno: Exclusive: Nashville Capital Network raises largest startup investment fund yet, topping $70 million
Sid Chambless wants every quickly growing startup in Nashville to know this: He’s corralled a record-setting amount of money and his group is ready to invest.
Nashville Post: In Charge 2022: Technology
The effects of a tumultuous 2020 were still evident in 2021. Now, the region’s business, political and civic leaders are helping bring their organizations into a new era. We hope this 13th edition of the In Charge list is not unlucky.
Memphis Business Journal: INSTA MESSAGE
Digital entrepreneur Alexandra Nicole Nolan, a Memphian with a personal brand
Nashville Inno: Savage Ventures buys Washington, DC media brand
A Nashville venture firm and operator has made another media buy, just weeks before opening its new Germantown headquarters.
Hypepotamus: FOR NEW TECH COUNCIL PRESIDENT, NASHVILLE’S TIME IS NOW
After an impressive corporate career, Elise Cambournac’s next chapter is all about helping the Nashville tech community “reach its full potential,” she said.
Nashville Inno: Tech Bytes: Gov. Lee signs DAO-blockchain bill into law; Vanderbilt beefs up Wond’ry with staff, startup incubator
Nashville’s tech scene is about to radically change with the arrival of Oracle and as Amazon and other firms fill their downtown hubs. But there’s plenty of action right now. Tech Bytes is a recurring roundup highlighting news on startups, capital raises, acquisitions and other activity in the region’s tech sector.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education: #BlackTechFutures Builds Connection Between Technology, Equity, and HBCUs
Dr. Fallon Wilson watched the events of the Arab Spring occur while she was teaching one of her first courses on technology and sociology at American Baptist College (ABC). As millions of protestors came together to stand against autocratic or corrupt governments, Wilson saw the way participants utilized technology to spread awareness. She began to connect the potential of technology to social justice.