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Six Tennessee entrants pursue 2019 EDA Regional Innovation grants

Six Tennessee entrants pursue 2019 EDA Regional Innovation grants

Compelling ideas seek USEDA funding for new funds, accelerators, mentor nets, potentially unique agbiz models.

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Kevin Ross, ALIENFAST
Kevin Ross, ALIENFAST

Venture Notes -- June 18, 2019

SaaS entrepreneur Kevin Ross and Esports advocate Jared Miller surface in new ventures.

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CEO Eric Mayer
CEO Eric Mayer

Knoxville's EDP Biotech eyes $5MM Series A, atop $17.5MM raised

Fighting colorectal cancer, CEO eyes growing Knoxville biotech scene and Euro and U.S. markets

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CEO Sarah Bellos
CEO Sarah Bellos

Startup bio-dyemaker Stony Creek Colors closes Series A, eyes B-round

Founder has raised north of $8MM, recruited growing ranks of farmers since inception.

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CEO Lee Clark
CEO Lee Clark

Amplion Clinical Communications CEO affirms capital raise among options

A Select Medical exec is also Amplion chair; CEO says tech advantage makes a raise reasonable.

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Founder-CEO Karen Thomas
Founder-CEO Karen Thomas

Agrin Health eBiography raises capital to transform healthcare consumerism

Founder says consumers will transform healthcare; she eyes series of raises, senior hires, partnerships.

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David Jones PhD
David Jones PhD

VU OGSM reveals Ventures Group; Owens succeeds Grajewski at Wond'ry

Mixture of Entrepreneurship and innovation are further stirred and shaken at VU.

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CEO Nancy Falls
CEO Nancy Falls

Concinnity Company's capital raise underway, with likely Series A ahead

CEO, author, advisor moves from bootstrapping to scale-up for board governance platform.

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Venture Calendar - 2019 - Updated

Venture Calendar - 2019 - Updated

[Updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.

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Chef Mailea Weger
Chef Mailea Weger

Venture Notes -- May 31, 2019

Heritage pops new fund, plus raises for healthcare, crypto, CBD, Growth Fund model notes and more.

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Cory Allison, Kelcor
Cory Allison, Kelcor

Chattanooga's healthcare accelerator entrants enter homestretch

Eight teams are enrolled in the Erlanger-Unum-CoLab HealthTech Accelerator.

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Lee Molette II
Lee Molette II

Lee Molette eyes new fund for minority- and women-owned businesses

Nashville entrepreneur's business and social-impact lenses are focused on venture gap.

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Jumpstart Foundry's 2019 healthcare startup cohort listed

Jumpstart Foundry's 2019 healthcare startup cohort listed

Cohort D2C goods, wearables, transportation, diagnostic devices and remote patient monitoring.

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EvidenceCare secures capstone Jumpstart Capital role in $7.3MM Series A

EvidenceCare secures capstone Jumpstart Capital role in $7.3MM Series A

Medical Decisions team believes it has unique offering, propelled by quality-of-care and economics tailwinds.

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Bill Frist MD
Bill Frist MD

Venture Notes - May 14, 2019

News from Frist Cressey, fintechs, Washtopia, Episode Sols, Sphere, Veterans VC, FedEx, Ballast, VendEngine, and many more.

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Briley Administration rolls-out small-biz, economic development moves

Briley Administration rolls-out small-biz, economic development moves

Music City Music Council, which augments Metro ECD, gets new staffer and SMB tools are spotlighted.

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Frmr Chair Bob Antoshak
Frmr Chair Bob Antoshak

Leadership open as Nashville Fashion Alliance runs out of runway, dissolves

Alternative routes for developing the Fashion ecosystem could be taken while the industry matures further.

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Phil Baker PharmD
Phil Baker PharmD

Remedichain LLC in blockchain drug transfer pilot closely watched by FDA

Serial social-impact entrepreneur creates several potentially investable Pharmacy-related startups.

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Robert A. 'Bobby' Frist Jr.
Robert A. 'Bobby' Frist Jr.

Venture Notes - April 24, 2019

HealthStream ties-up with early-growth cos, Alphabet-backed Clover hits Music City, a startup's $6MM raise, money for June Medical, HempTenn, BeastBrands, SmartRIA, and much more.

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