Business Accelerator

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt-related ventures snag startup bootcamp spots

    Two Vanderbilt-related ventures – PinPtr and Spot – are among 10 teams selected for the 2014 business accelerator summer program offered by Nashville’s Jumpstart Foundry. More than 200 companies applied for the 10 spots, according to Jumpstart Foundry co-founder Marcus Whitney. The program began May 19 and companies pitch their… Read More

    Jun. 10, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Professor designs safety device for stranded drivers

    A low-tech safety device for drivers stranded on roadsides at night has been designed by a Vanderbilt engineering professor. DefCone is a series of five inflatable, illuminated cylinders vertically aligned to form a 2-foot-high barrier roughly the width of a car. The cylinders’ LED lights blink at intervals. Bharat Bhuva… Read More

    Aug. 13, 2013