Founding Members

David Nelson
David NelsonCo-Founder - BrewFund, Inc.
BrewFund is a mobile app and website that allows anyone to give the gift of beer to at local craft breweries. The BrewFund is also an entire suite of tools that brings time saving technology to breweries in a highly intuitive way!
Edwin Williams
Edwin WilliamsFounder - Perserbid
Perserbid allows home owners to create projects for contactors to bid on. The home owner can then compare and award the bid to their chosen contractor.
Travis Rother
Travis RotherCo-Founder - BrewFund, Inc.
BrewFund is a mobile app and website that allows anyone to give the gift of beer to at local craft breweries. The BrewFund is also an entire suite of tools that brings time saving technology to breweries in a highly intuitive way!
Arnab Chakraborty
Arnab ChakrabortyCo-Founder - Flow Med-Tech
Flow MedTech, Inc. is developing an innovative therapy to reduce the chance of strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation by preventing clot formation in the left atrial appendage. The aim of the company is to design, develop, and commercialize novel catheter-based devices to reduce stroke risk.

Our Supporting Network

AccelNow
AccelNow
AccelNow provides resources to entrepreneurs to help them start up successful businesses and create jobs and wealth in the Northeast Tennessee region. We are called a “business accelerator” because we help you speed up the process of refining your idea and developing it into a viable, investable business model.
ETSU Innovation Lab
ETSU Innovation Lab
Our vision serves as the overarching framework that determines the direction, partnerships, decisions, and choices that we make on a daily basis. Being a university-based high-tech business incubator, the Innovation Lab’s vision aligns with, evolves with and supports ETSU’s Vision, Values and Mission; as such, we appreciate our unique role at the University and strive to represent the values of ETSU in the community-at-large.
Holston Business Development Center
Holston Business Development Center
The Holston Business Development Center is a business incubator that helps business startups become a reality. We offer business suites on a PROGRESSIVE RENT SCALE with many amenities included, small business counseling, and will soon be offering an array of business-oriented classes. The staff at HBDC are here to help with your business concerns. All issues can be addressed and help with be provided as a free service.
WCEDC
WCEDC
Washington County, Tennessee is the economic center of the Tri-Cities region & home to 7,000 businesses. Not only are we strategically located for doing business in that we feature an extensively connected infrastructure network, but we are also centrally located in the eastern portion of the United States.
Johnson City Chamber of Commerce
Johnson City Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce serves Johnson City – Jonesborough – Washington County. We are organized to promote business, enhance economic and community development, and serve as a catalyst for improving the overall quality of life in the community and region.
Kingsport Chamber of Commerce
Kingsport Chamber of Commerce
The Kingsport Chamber Foundation manages, promotes, supports and assists a number of charitable, educational, environmental, leadership, quality of life and wellness programs that have a tremendous impact on the Kingsport community.