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Roy Dano: Sports & Entertainment focus for NVille entrepreneur-investor | Roy Dano, Frank Condurelis, School of the Legends, SOTL, Sports & Entertainment Advisory Group, SEAG, Schooner Capital Corp., SportsBlog, Iron Rail Group, Railcomm, Colo Railroad Builders, David Byerley, First Round Exchange, Eric Cromwell, PlaytheDraft.com, Dan Schmisseur, FantasyFundraising, AthletesNation, Erek Hughey, Hughey Business Law, H3GM, Harwell Howard Hine Gabbart & Manner, LBMC, Regions, sports, entertainment, media, Internet, e-commerce, athletics, training, philanthropy, charity, Series A, capital, investment, funds, ImInTheGame
Roy Dano: Sports & Entertainment focus for NVille entrepreneur-investor

Relocated New Yorker says Nashville and SEC territory are prime sector launchpads


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'Proudly capitalist' Jumpstart Foundry unfurlsplan for its U.S. and regional ascendancy | Vic Gatto, Solidus, Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Venture Incite, Kent Kirby, Selous Venture Society, Jumpstart Foundry, Jumpstart Investors, Martha Ingram, Schemerhorn Symphony Center, capital, Michael Burcham, Y Combinator, TechStars, Marcus Whitney, Mountain, ArcherMalmo, startups
'Proudly capitalist' Jumpstart Foundry unfurls
plan for its U.S. and regional ascendancy

JSF co-founder Vic Gatto leaves little to imagination in describing JSF's bigtime stride.


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Advisors: LBMC took its time picking pivotal M&A services leader | LBMC, accounting, Deloitte, Linda Nix, Greg Eli, Decosimo, Pershing Yoakley Associates, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Mergermarket, HealthLeaders, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, healthcare, mergers and acquisitions, M&A, Middle Tennessee State University
Advisors: LBMC took its time picking pivotal M&A services leader

Firm feels it surprised some folks by doubling-down on transactions-services work.


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2014 Jumpstart Foundry cohort directory | Jumpstart Foundry, JSF14, Aloncii, Ashley Parkes, Applyance, John Reagan Moore, Arrister, Andy Chick, Boomalang, Chris Gerding, Healthcare Marketmaker, Tony Corley, Octovis, Ryan Macy, PinPtr, Will Hedgecock, Skill Spectrum, Jim Devine, Spotwise, James Crater, startups, seed stage, investment, capital
2014 Jumpstart Foundry cohort directory

Here are the nine 2014 Jumpstart Foundry graduates and their capital goals.


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MedCenterDisplay advances Series B raise, sharpens digital-comm role | MedCenterDisplay, Jim Aylward, Gregg Tarqinio, Bandbox, Social Chutes, music, healthcare, hospitals, software, video, digital media, advertising, patient experience, patient engagement, ACA, Christopher Rand, Brian Laden, TriStar Technology Fund, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Joe Storey, Brian Peterson, BMI, applications, software development, SEO, social media, Web, websites, marketing, Richard Ruth, Miller & Martin, LBMC, Harry Jacobson, Christopher Rand, Brian Laden, Alston Hamilton, SunTrust, SEC
MedCenterDisplay advances Series B raise, sharpens digital-comm role

President Aylward said he believes the market is now coming more in MedCenterDisplay's direction


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Griffin Technology commits $200K in time, talentfor Academy of Design and Technology | Metro Nashville Public Schools, K12, education, information technology, software, Griffin Technology, Mark Rowan, Aegis Sciences Corporation, Chaney Mosley, Susan Kessler, Jay Steele, Academies of Nashville, Hunters Lane High School, Antioch High School, McGavock High School, PENCIL Foundation, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Erin Whetsel, Kathy Sinback, Gary Appenfelder, Brad Wyatt,Tennessee Credit Union Academy of Business and Finance, Ford Academy of Business and Innovation, CMT Academy of Digital Design and Communication, The Gaylord Entertainment Academy of Hospitality, USCCU Academy of Business and Finance, U.S. Community Credit Union
Griffin Technology commits $200K in time, talent
for Academy of Design and Technology

President and dozens of Griffin employees commit to deep involvement at high school


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Nashville's women-owned Collegiate Sports Data considers partnerships | Becky Sharpe, Joleyn Smithing, Collegiate Sports Data, joint ventures, capital, International Scholarship and Tuition Services, ISTS, CSD, Nyles Ayers, Hampton Pitts, Jon Conlin, NCAA, education, athletics, K12, sports, postsecondary, coaches, Vistage, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, Tennessee Bank & Trust, McKerley Noonan, ACT, scholarships, grants, tuition, Scouting Ohio, Scholarship America
Nashville's women-owned Collegiate Sports Data considers partnerships

ISTS is not likely to sell, but CSD is open to entrepreneurial partnership or stake sale


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Mid-TN's NueCura Partners gathers Angels, some join MEDArchon capraise | Jim Sohr, Five Star Venture Funding, NueCura Partners, TriStar Technology Ventures, Nashville Capital Network, Angel Capital Group, LeanKit, Diatherix, Dennis Grimaud, Ted Sanft, MEDArchon, Baxter WEbb, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Nelson Mullins, Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Michael Burcham, Lyle Beasley, Kevin Donnelly, EMR Approved, healthcare, information technology, IT, software, mobile, Healthcare MarketMaker, U.S. Army Medical Corp, Change Healthcare, Geoff Vickers, Chris Sloan, Don Lazas, Martin Companies, analytics, secure messaging, hospitals, Angels, investors, investment
Mid-TN's NueCura Partners gathers Angels, some join MEDArchon capraise

Entrepreneurial Nashville physician, a strategic advisor and a startup CTO rally Seed investors


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Dan Hammond's American Hometown Media cooks-up $5MM Series B raise | Dan Hammond, Just A Pinch, women, media, food, cooking, recipes, Series B, Series A, Limestone Fund, Solidus, TNInvestco, Mountain Group Capital, American Hometown Publishing, American Publishing Group, Bain Capital, Shamrock Capital Advisors, National Pork Board, National Butter Board, Frasier Dean & Howard, Pinnacle Financial, Everhart Law Firm, Nelson Mullins, George Kliavkoff, Time, Hearst, Advance Publications, LaunchTN, Southland,
Dan Hammond's American Hometown Media cooks-up $5MM Series B raise

Serial media entrepreneur Dan Hammond knows way 'round venture kitchen.


Milt Capps Updated 29 Aug. 2014

CEO says Medalogix's Series A journeybrings Nashville investment issues into focus | Dan Hogan, Medalogix, healthcare, information technology, predictive analytics, SeniorMetrix, naviHealth, CareHere, Evermind, readmissions, hospitals, post-acute, Series A, capital, investors, Angels, Nashville Technology Council, Nashville Entrepreneur Center, TNInvestco, home health, DigiScript, Fred Goad, Jim Kever,Voyent Partners, hospice, valuations, term sheets, bidding, CRG Waddill CPAs, Eric Bergesen, Bradford Group, Butler Snow, Gullett Sanford, Bradley Arant, Waddey Patterson
CEO says Medalogix's Series A journey
brings Nashville investment issues into focus

[updated] Dan Hogan earned his stripes in healthcare delivery, aims to win stars in predictive analytics


Milt Capps Updated 11:26 a.m. 25 August 2014

Wealth Access SaaS startup targets high net-worth clients and their advisors | David Benskin, Wealth Access, SaaS, software development, startups, entrepreneurs, Merrill Lynch, Thomson Reuters, Lipper, Reuters, Mint.com, Advent Software, Sid Chambless, JJ Rosen, Bruce Meyers, Ron Samuels, Jay E. Toole, Paul Spence, CapGemini, Dearborn Advisors, Rob Seichter, Systems Evolution, Nashville Capital Network, Tennessee Angel Fund, investors, investment, data, performance, Avenue Bank, Alix Partners
Wealth Access SaaS startup targets high net-worth clients and their advisors

[updated] High Net Worth (HNW) individuals and their data-buried advisors are targeted


By Milt Capps updated 11:08 a.m. Aug. 20, 2014

UPDATE: Claritas-backed StudioNow a startup again, leaves AOL fold | StudioNow, David Mason, venture capital, AOL, video, digital entertainment, angel investors, NYSE, Claritas Capital, FCA Venture Partners, Andrew Bouldin, Matthew King, John Chadwick, Don McLemore, David Corts
UPDATE: Claritas-backed StudioNow a startup again, leaves AOL fold

[updated] StudioNow fundraising again, years after being bought by AOL


By Milt Capps Updated 20 August 2014

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