Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Technology Alliance’

Bill Yates to be honored at Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala Nov. 13; Fred Haise to headline Conference on Technology Innovation Nov. 14

The Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) will host the Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala, Nov. 13. The 13th Annual Conference on Technology Innovation, hosted by MTA, will be held Nov. 14. Both events will be held at the Jackson Convention Complex. The Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame was established in 2008 as a tribute […] [...]

ANALYSIS — Mississippi has big money invested in KiOR’s financially challenged project

The eyes of the international renewable-fuels community are fixed on KiOR (NASDAQ:KIOR), a Texas-based company in which Mississippi has a large stake — specifically a $75 million interest-free loan administered by the Mississippi Development Authority. KiOR plans to build five plants in Mississippi that should convert wood chips to renewable crude through a process called […] [...]

Miss. Technology Alliance holds 12th annual conference

At the Mississippi Technology Alliance’s 12th Annual Conference on Technology Innovation last week executives gathered at Jackson Convention Complex to discuss innovation in business and learn about projects from new Mississippi entrepreneurs. MTA is a state-sponsored, non-profit organization that works to drive innovation and technology-based economic development for the state. MTA assists entrepreneurs in developing […] [...]

Rayburn named to board

by MBJ Staff Published: September 18,2011

Tags: Dr. Bill Rayburn, FNC Inc, Mississippi Technology Alliance, MTA, Tony Jeff

Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) president and CEO Tony Jeff announced the selection of its 2011 – 2013 board of directors chairman, Dr. Bill Rayburn of Oxford. As the co-founder and CEO of FNC Inc., the mortgage technology company that pioneered real estate collateral information, Rayburn is no novice to innovation as he led FNC to […] [...]

Q&A: Tony Jeff, president and CEO of Mississippi Technology Alliance

by Amy McCullough Published: August 28,2011

Tags: Mississippi Technology Alliance, Q&A, Tony Jeff

Ball State report highlights need for more venture capital Tony Jeff is the president and CEO of the Mississippi Technology Alliance, a nonprofit organization striving to drive innovation and technology-based businesses in Mississippi. Jeff is a Clinton native who studied industrial engineering at Mississippi State University and earned an MBA as well as a master’s […] [...]

Net metering in Mississippi

New policies discussed for solar users The Mississippi Public Service Commission has opened a docket to investigate the development of net metering and interconnection standards. Net metering programs enable customers to generate their own electricity and receive retail prices, or in some cases, premiums over retail price for excess power. The Commission already has a […] [...]

Getting alternative reviews

Alternative energy demonstration homes having mixed results In recent years homeowners have searched for ways to make their homes more energy efficient, thus lowering the costs of home heating, cooling and maintenance. In a pilot program a few years ago, three Mississippi homes were chosen to try some alternative methods which might have led to […] [...]

MTA recognizes innovators, leaders

The Mississippi Technology Alliance recently inducted three into the Innovators Hall of Fame, and recognized another with an award. The new Hall of Fame members are Bill Rayburn, co-founder and CEO of mortgage technology company FNC Inc.; John D. Bower, M.D.; and, Will Primos, founder and director of Primos Hunting Calls. Ole Miss chancellor emeritus […] [...]

Jeff’s plan extends to all at MTA

by Martin Willoughby Published: December 19,2010

Tags: COLUMNS, Martin E. Willoughby, Mississippi Technology Alliance, Tony Jeff

The Mississippi Technology Alliance recently held its third-annual Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala and eleventh-annual Conference on High Technology. At the Gala, Dr. Robert C. Khayat, chancellor emeritus of The University of Mississippi was awarded the 2010 Legends Award, and Dr. John Bower, Will Primos and Dr. Bill Rayburn were inducted to the Hall […] [...]

Linton welcomed as analyst at MTA

by MBJ Staff Published: September 19,2010

Tags: Joseph Linton, Mississippi Technology Alliance, Strategic Biomass Solutions

Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) president and CEO Tony Jeff announced that Joseph Linton has joined the company as a business analyst. As a business analyst for Strategic Biomass Solutions, Linton will investigate renewable energy plans in order to assess their viability in the marketplace. Linton earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering, technology and business […] [...]

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