October 1, 2018

I’ve heard that the average person has an attention span of eight seconds or less when processing new information. So… if you want to get new clients to subscribe to your email list (and you do- it’s one of the best ways to communicate with target customers), you have...

September 26, 2018

The Biz Foundry rolled up its work sleeves and got artsy last Saturday. Blank canvases and expectant paintbrushes covered every available surface. To create more art space, temporary tables were unfolded and organized into rows. Anywhere an easel could be placed, an ea...

September 19, 2018

Travis Trull has a passion for entrepreneurship. In fact, nearly everything he has done professionally in the last decade has centered around building and growing independent businesses in both America and in Africa.

Travis was born in Kenya. The son of missionaries, he...

September 18, 2018

Fall kicks off the year for many of you. Or at least the cool weather after a slow-motion muggy summer makes it feel like something fresh is beginning. People come back to life with the cooler air.

Conferences are scheduled.

Exhibits and trade shows happen every oth...

September 12, 2018

My Big Idea kicked off the fall semester with a trip to Avery Trace this past Wednesday. 

My Big Idea! is a youth innovation & entrepreneurship program developed and hosted by The Biz Foundry, the not-for-profit Entrepreneur Center for the Upper Cumberland Region, partn...

August 24, 2018

How Dave & Lisa Uhrik are setting the trend to bring skilled manufacturing to our communities

Dave and Lisa Uhrik have not always been entrepreneurs, but in 2014, they chose to leave their jobs in corporate America for what I would call, “a quest to revive skilled craft...

July 30, 2018

Smart Play has been a God-send to the moms and dads of this community for the last four years. If you have a child between the ages of six weeks and twelve years, it’s quite likely that you have been to Smart Play at least once.  (If you have no small children, fear no...

July 19, 2018

Hey guys! Today is an exciting day because we get to dive head first into the wild and exciting world of public relations !!! Woohoooo *insert ALL of the party emojis* Excited? No? Okay, well we are going to change that!

PR is one of my more recent obsessions. What was...

July 13, 2018

Well, it is an entrepreneur center, coworking  space, and general front door for 

entrepreneurship and innovation. We help people imagine new ideas, get their ideas off the ground and help existing business owners grow. Hence, our tag line: Imagine, Start, Grow....

July 9, 2018

Welcome back to Marketing: a Millennial’s Mindset. Today we are talking about advertisement ONE last time. (I promise, we will move on to the next topic soon :)

The last few weeks I’ve mentioned HOW to effectively advertise to us, but today I want to talk a little about...

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