The University of Tennessee Martin is tucked in the buckle of the Bible Belt, in a little nowhere city of 10,543 — about one third the population of Natick, Mass. On Main Street, freight trains clatter and screech. Bound for someplace else, they cut through the economically weak city, which was once much stronger as a maker of things.
The Financial Revolutionist has complied, and then exceeded, a list of 200 revolutionists in fintech. The list has been curated over a number of weeks through research and nomination. Over the past thirteen weeks, the list has been slowly released based on the category.
HUNTINGTON — Over 1,800 people packed the historic Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center in downtown Huntington on Wednesday afternoon to hear insights and advice from four of the world’s top CEOs.
HUNTINGTON — NewForce, a six-month, tuition-free software development training program, has opened applications for their third cohort in Huntington.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Funding for West Virginia through the Appalachian Regional Commission for local business, technology, and job-creating took center stage on Friday in the Kanawha Valley.
“We don’t want to offshore, we want to hereshore and provide those jobs here in America.” ~ US Dept of Labor Secretary
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The public community and technical college system in West Virginia is getting a major boost when it comes to apprenticeship programs.
By developing local partnerships, Mountwest Community and Technical College responds to our community's workforce needs to foster continued economic growth and improved quality of life in our area. Mountwest invests in student success and community prosperity by promoting community involvement, developing partnerships, responding to community needs, and fostering collaboration. A recent economic impact study, conducted by EMSI, a leading market analytics firm, estimated Mountwest's contribution to the region at $102 million annually.
HUNTINGTON — While the technology sector is seeing rapid job growth in other regions, West Virginia is at risk of being left behind. Now a new training program in Huntington is aimed at helping close that gap by training and connecting people to existing technology jobs.
Every week the show host John Siracusa talks with impressive fintech leaders and entrepreneurs, through conversation uncovers the remarkable stories behind them, their creations and the most important topics in fintech.