How Memphis Is Trying to Attract More Startups (Without Becoming the Next Silicon Valley)

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Tennessee's River City isn't trying to compete with all the other U.S. startup cities, but that doesn't mean it's not churning out cutting-edge, fast-growing startups

Memphis-based Start Co. To Present 16 Startups At Demo Day

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Memphis, Tennessee-based nonprofit venture development organization Start Co. Events & Happenings accelerator program Demo Day incubation program Memphis Start Co startup will be presenting 16 new startups at its Demo Day on 21 August at Orpheum Theater.

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These Are the Best Cities to Work in If You're a Female Entrepreneur

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Memphis, NYC, and Dallas are the three best cities for women entrepreneurs

Crème de la crème: Hoop royalty meet in Memphis for Sweet 16

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Three of college basketball's blue bloods, along with a blue bulldog from Indiana that has had lots of success of its own, have gathered in Memphis for a marquee showdown in the Sweet 16

PIXIES WEEK: Letter to Memphis by Pixies - Well, this concludes.

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PIXIES WEEK: Letter to Memphis by Pixies - Well, this concludes my week of Pixies music, it is back to the regularly scheduled programming tomorrow. While I posted Head On yesterday, my favorite song by far is Letter to Memphis. Who else would write a love song to someone in Memphis…Egypt and in a past life? Pixies Letter to Memphis Trompe Le Monde rock alternative Black Francis

Nichols paces Memphis past East Carolina, 70-58

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Austin Nichols scored 21 points on 9-of-14 shooting to lead Memphis to a 70-58 win over East Carolina on Wednesday

East Carolina holds on and upsets Memphis 84-83

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Tyson matched his career best, scoring 26 points and Prince Williams made all four free throws in the final 1:26 as East Carolina held off a Memphis rally 84-83 on Sunday, iAP) — B.J.

East Carolina rallies to beat Memphis 64-53

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Tyson scored 24 points — 20 points in the second half — to help East Carolina rally to beat in Memphis 64-53 on Tuesday night GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — B.J.

Memphis routs East Carolina 83-53 in AAC finale

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AP) — Avery Woodson made six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points as Memphis routed East Carolina 83-53 on Sunday GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Burrell, Nichols lead Memphis past NC Central 81-47

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Trahson Burrell scored 15 points and Austin Nichols added 14 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots to lead Memphis past North Carolina Central 81-47 on Monday night

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Word-of-Mouth Marketing at Its Most Delicious

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We couldn''t have opened this place in Memphis," says co-founder Kenneth "Cat Daddy" Pogson, himself a Memphis native. This quirky Oregon-based doughnut shop has legions of fans across the country and spends next to nothing on advertising. Here''s how it works.

Coming Of Age

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I’m out here slingin bringin the drama, tryin to come up in the game and add a couple of dollar signs to my name - Memphis Bleek Coming Of Age by Jay-Z. Going back to where we sarted this post to end it, I like how Jay-Z and Memphis Bleek partner up in Coming Of Age. I'm not going all Ben Horowitz on you. But imitation is the finest form of flattery and I do like how Ben rolls on his blog and in the venture capital business.

South Final with Kentucky, North Carolina features most wins

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — No. 2 Kentucky (32-5) vs. No. 1 North Carolina (30-7

Butler eager to add North Carolina to list of its upsets

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — No. 4 seed Butler (25-8) vs. No. 1 seed North Carolina (29-7

Bring Dreams to Life in One of These 10 Amazing Cities

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Memphis, TN. You really can’t beat Memphis TN. Memphis is full of great restaurants, live music, bars, parks, and other local hangouts. via Wikimedia Commons. Everybody has dreams. Don’t you have an image in your head of the career and life of your dreams? Maybe you would like to start your own business and build your own small empire. Maybe your idea of living the dream is a nice big home where you can raise a family.

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Walker and Lamb lead Hornets past Grizzlies, 104-85

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lamb scored 21 points apiece, and the Charlotte Hornets built an early lead on the way to a 104-85 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night

Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — The North Carolina Tar Heels now are a win away from getting back to a national championship game they narrowly lost a year ago

North Carolina, Kentucky face off again for Final Four berth

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Roy Williams wanted another chance at Kentucky after his North Carolina Tar Heels lost to the Wildcats in December

Barnes says he fits Grizzlies' 'Grit & Grind' approach

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Matt Barnes believes he epitomizes the "Grit & Grind" style that the Memphis Grizzlies have prided themselves on for years

100 bullets and 80 days later, rapper and 2 others surrender to Charlotte police

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A Memphis-based rapper who goes by the stage name of Blac Youngsta was one of three men who surrendered to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in a chaotic February shootout in uptown

What a Great Homepage Does to Hook Customers

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That means you have to be wary of the window of time in which you can hook your customers, says Patrick Wood, director of the Memphis-based investment firm AM Ventures.

Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Roy Williams still has not watched the tape of the 2016 national championship game and likely never will. The North Carolina coach sure has done his best to make sure his Tar Heels know how to

Luke Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Roy Williams went all "Gone With the Wind" when a player asked about his North Carolina Tar Heels making the last shot Sunday to edge Kentucky to the Final Four

Improvement of freshman Fox leads Kentucky to Elite 8

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari can point to the reason why freshman guard De'Aaron Fox has blossomed into the Wildcats' offensive leader at the most crucial time of the season

Why Content Marketing Evaluation Should Start With A Good Plan And Research

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Kim Keller, APR is a content marketing specialist with Wasp Barcode Technologies and an adjunct journalism professor at the University of Memphis. by Kim Keller, APR, content marketing specialist with Wasp Barcode Technologies.

Walker and Batum lead Hornets past Grizzlies 123-99

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Kemba Walker had 33 points and six assists, Nicolas Batum added 20 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 123-99 on Friday night for their fourth straight wi

5 Meetings That Changed The World

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On 4 December 1956, four of the biggest names in rock ‘n’ roll came together for an impromptu jam session in Memphis: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. by Gemma Falconer, a member of the Demand Generation team at Citrix and GoToMeeting.

Twitter Link Roundup #271 – Textbook Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

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The Macarons: Lamps Inspired by the Memphis Movement – Design Milk crowdspring.co/1HiENWX. Too weird, right? Metallica? Mellow? But perhaps a great way to start the weekend, am I right?

Conley, Grizzlies top Hornets 105-90 for 5th straight win

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AP) — Mike Conley had 31 points, Marc Gasol flirted with a triple-double and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Charlotte Hornets 105-90 on Monday night for their fifth straight win CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

High Point to name new basketball court for alum Tubby Smith

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AP) — High Point University will name the basketball court in its planned new arena after University of Memphis men's basketball head coach Tubby Smith and his wife Donna Smith, who met while they attended the school HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP)

Courtney Lee says trade to Hornets 'threw me off'

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AP) — Courtney Lee wasn't expecting to play for the Charlotte Hornets this season — or any NBA franchise other than the Memphis Grizzlies for that matter CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Walker scores 22 as Hornets rally to beat Grizzlies

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AP) — Kemba Walker scored 11 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, and the Charlotte Hornets held off the Memphis Grizzlies 98-92 on Saturday night CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was h

3 Online Marketing Tools That You Might Not Know About––and You Should!

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The Los Angeles Times , Miami Herald , wine-connoisseur website Smooth, FoxSports.com, and Memphis Commercial Appeal trust Ebyline to extend the coverage of events beyond their staff writers.

The Importance of Giving Back

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Jude has grown steadily over the last few years, as we've made visits to the hospital in Memphis and have built in partnerships to the research hospital from our various events. We volunteer at soup kitchens. We tutor kids. We donate.

Biggest Companies of the 2012 Inc. 5000

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Jillian D’Onfro Hank Mullany, CEO Memphis No. Although it’s headquartered in Memphis, ServiceMaster operates 6,900 company-owned, franchised, and licensed locations worldwide. Which of America's fastest-growing companies sells the most stuff?

AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was h

Guest Column: Dot on venture capital map has meaning

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Memphis is one of. Memphis Bioworks Foundation, the conference attracts surgeons, venture capitalists, industry leaders and researchers who share information Journal published its latest map showing "The United States of Venture Capital." that map, which depicts the distribution of venture capital funding across the nation in the first.