• Vanderbilt University

    The Wond’ry opens Launch incubator space for startups affiliated with Nashville’s universities

    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, David Owens, Evans Family Executive Director of the Wond’ry, Provost C. Cybele Raver, and Deanna Meador, Director of Entrepreneurship at the Wond’ry, attend the grand opening of an incubator space called Launch that is dedicated to startups affiliated with local universities. (John Russell/Vanderbilt University) The… Read More

    Apr. 8, 2022

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    Vanderbilt-developed gunshot detection technology leads to arrest in Las Vegas shooting

    Sixteen Databuoy gunshot detection sensors are installed along a pedestrian mall in Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of Databuoy. Janos Sallai, PhD’08, is company’s chief technology officer Gunshot detection technology developed by Vanderbilt engineers and commercialized by a longtime research partner recently helped lead to an arrest in a fatal shooting… Read More

    Jan. 10, 2022

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    Alumni cybersecurity startup receives new grants, accolades

    Alumni-founded ARMS Cyber recently earned a $750,000 Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer grant from the U.S. Air Force and the grand prize in a tech startup competition hosted by VetsinTech and JPMorgan Chase. ARMS Cyber is a cybersecurity company that proactively eliminates zero-day attacks, which target software security vulnerabilities before developers have the opportunity to patch them. Brad Potteiger, MS’16, PhD’19, Tim Potteiger,… Read More

    Dec. 13, 2021

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    CS undergrad exploring radioisotope power named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List

    An engineering undergraduate who leads a team developing a next-generation radioisotope power system to provide non-stop power for months to years at a time has been named to the Forbes‘30 Under 30 List. Tyler Bernstein, Class of 2020, is CEO and co-founder of Zeno Power, which recently finished in… Read More

    Feb. 4, 2020

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    ME and VADL alumnus makes Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list with solar cell startup

    Kevin Bush, BE’14, has been named to the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List, which highlights “600 revolutionaries in 20 industries changing the course—and the face—of business and society.” Bush was selected in the energy sector. In all, five Vanderbilt University alumni were named by Forbes this year; three are… Read More

    Jan. 30, 2020

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    EE alumnus and property tech cofounder to give Chambers Lecture Oct. 15

    When Ben Taylor, BE’15, launched Doorport, he focused on owners of large apartment buildings who might upgrade secure access to their buildings to make life easier for residents. The idea had clicked when he glanced at the wall intercom unit in his new apartment and wondered why he could not… Read More

    Sep. 22, 2019

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    DC innovation showcase to feature student-led Zeno Power Systems

    The Vanderbilt University students behind Zeno Power Systems, a clean energy company that could serve schools and hospitals in remote locations, will discuss their path to entrepreneurship Wednesday at The University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the Association… Read More

    Apr. 8, 2019

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    Former Commodores, now successful startup co-founders, to deliver Chambers Entrepreneurship Lecture Nov. 8

    Matt Tant is a health care staffing industry veteran. In 2010, Tant and Joe Christopher co-founded the health care technology staffing firm HCTech and would go on to launch Brentwood, Tennessee-based Relode, a crowd-sourced recruiting platform in 2015. A Vanderbilt University graduate with a degree in human organizational development,… Read More

    Oct. 31, 2018

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    Wond’ry recognized as Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center

    The Wond’ry was named an Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center at the annual Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers conference, held last week in Chicago. The Wond’ry opened in 2016 as Vanderbilt University’s epicenter for innovation, creative collaboration and entrepreneurship. “This award is truly an honor and a testament to the… Read More

    Oct. 25, 2018

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    Rehab engineering team takes second place and $20,000 at pitch competition

    Engineering student Harrison Bartlett works on his “smart” prosthetic ankle in the Goldfarb lab.(John Russell/Vanderbilt University) A team of Vanderbilt School of Engineering entrepreneurs took home second place and $20,000 in startup funds at the recent 36|86: Student Edition pitch competition, part of an annual high profile entrepreneurship conference that… Read More

    Sep. 5, 2018