Emma is the summer 2017 editorial intern at Startup Southerner and a student of Sociology and English Literature at Belmont University. She uses reading, writing and photography to explore her interest in people and society. Emma is interested in the role of education, infrastructure, and religion in creating equitable and sustainable communities.
This year’s 36/86 conference featured several panels that addressed the benefits of being a tech entrepreneur in the Southeast. One such panel, How to Use Geography as a Growth Asset, invited three founders—Ken McElrath (Skuid), Todd Olsen (Pendo) and Cynthia B. Kaye (Alive Studios)—to share their own startup experiences in Chattanooga, Raleigh and Atlanta, respectively. […]