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Advisors: Jack Waddey says 'Nashville still needs major research park'
Advisors: Jack Waddey says 'Nashville still needs major research park'

Years after his initial appeal, Waller IP attorney sticks to his guns.

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Venture Notes - 11 April 2017
Venture Notes - 11 April 2017

About two-dozen items ranging from capital raises, bankruptcy to tech transfer.

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VC, Techie, Startup speakers pack March 12-17 week<br>with Nashville entrepreneurship at several venues
VC, Techie, Startup speakers pack March 12-17 week
with Nashville entrepreneurship at several venues

More than 40 speakers, panelists, startup pitchers at several venues.

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Belmont University Student Business Plan Competition set March 15
Belmont University Student Business Plan Competition set March 15

[Updated] Ten student teams and their bizplans present at the Massey Center.

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2017 Project Music selects 4 startups from 120+ accelerator applicants
2017 Project Music selects 4 startups from 120+ accelerator applicants

The 3rd cohort has apparently been finely sifted in an effort to ensure success is baked-in.

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Venture Calendar - 2016 - Updated
Venture Calendar - 2016 - Updated

[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.

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AgLaunch accelerator launches, powered by Memphis Bioworks, TNDA allies
AgLaunch accelerator launches, powered by Memphis Bioworks, TNDA allies

VTC Innovation seeds begin sprouting, as first startups recruited.

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Nashville Technology Council Awards for 2015 announced
Nashville Technology Council Awards for 2015 announced

NTC marks another year with competitive awards for excellence.

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Media: NVille's Ayumi Bennett preps launch of regional Startup Southerner
Media: NVille's Ayumi Bennett preps launch of regional Startup Southerner

[updated] New entrant may vie with techno-culture chronicler Hark and maybe Southern Alpha

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Update: Artiphon is likely to pursue a Series A capraise in 2016
Update: Artiphon is likely to pursue a Series A capraise in 2016

Now is a great time to 'shake-up' the Music Instrument marketplace, says CEO.

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Kauffman Foundation, Nashville Entrepreneur Center confirm Nashville pact
Kauffman Foundation, Nashville Entrepreneur Center confirm Nashville pact

With EC as primary Kauffman liaison, EC and others will spur local entrepreneurial innovation.

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Belmont bootstrapping advocate Jeff Cornwall unveils family business
Belmont bootstrapping advocate Jeff Cornwall unveils family business

Advocate of organic growth and taut planning follows his North Star.

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Innertainment Delivery Systems broadens footprint, mulls capital needs
Innertainment Delivery Systems broadens footprint, mulls capital needs

[Updated with IDS sale] California Corrections confirms major edtech contract for early-stage company.

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Center for Entrepreneurship preps 2015-16 programs at Belmont University
Center for Entrepreneurship preps 2015-16 programs at Belmont University

Two years after Jeff Cornwall stepped-away from CE, it has a lengthy agenda.

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ProjectMusic: EVAmore in business/platform dev push + pursuing capraise
ProjectMusic: EVAmore in business/platform dev push + pursuing capraise

[updated 10:21a] Belmont students keeping moving toward launch, with deep advisory bench.

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Mainsail Group capraise funds contract-marketing, alt-revenue startup
Mainsail Group capraise funds contract-marketing, alt-revenue startup

Initially targeting health systems, startup is advised by Harpeth Capital.

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Noted: Bootstrap Nashville 2015 plans under review
Noted: Bootstrap Nashville 2015 plans under review

Bootstrapping event may be about to get a reboot.

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Legacies & Leadership: Nashville Technology Council Awards unveiled
Legacies & Leadership: Nashville Technology Council Awards unveiled

NTC may get a head of steam following its annual Awards confab.

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XOEye Technologies wearables gameplan could include Series B in 2015
XOEye Technologies wearables gameplan could include Series B in 2015

[updated] Google Glass is not a large blip on this startup's radar, thus far.

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Mid-TN plan boosts universities, entrepreneurs, accelerators + businesses
Mid-TN plan boosts universities, entrepreneurs, accelerators + businesses

VTC Universities in Cookeville, Murfreesboro, Nashville plan to partner to serve industry, entrepreneurs

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People: TuneCore's Kennedy sees Nashville as 'heaven for creators'
People: TuneCore's Kennedy sees Nashville as 'heaven for creators'

Nashville Creatives use vision and talent to produce important things, out of nothing.

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VentureNotes: Jumpstart Foundry, TNovation initiative
VentureNotes: Jumpstart Foundry, TNovation initiative

[Yes is answer] Might JSF become a single-vertical startup accelerator? TN HiMSS unveils new program identity.

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CEO: Angel Capital Group ready to strengthen Nashville ties, U.S. footprint
CEO: Angel Capital Group ready to strengthen Nashville ties, U.S. footprint

Eric Dobson plans to recapitalize, scale-up the Angel network born in Music City

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Nashville Technology Council 2013 Awards
Nashville Technology Council 2013 Awards

The votes are in for the 2013 NTC Awards!

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Search! Cornwall no longer leads Belmont University entrepreneur center
Search! Cornwall no longer leads Belmont University entrepreneur center
Dean Patrick Raines considers options in wake of popular leader.
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Nashville Business Incubation Center closer to Executive Director?
Nashville Business Incubation Center closer to Executive Director?
A TSU appointment may signal NBIC is closer to leadership choice
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Nashville IT: McKinney named CIO of U.S. Transportation Department
Nashville IT: McKinney named CIO of U.S. Transportation Department
Veteran chief information officer now 'champion' for IT advance
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LaunchTN appoints commercialization director from Nashville startup ranks
LaunchTN appoints commercialization director from Nashville startup ranks

TTDC now seems to be fully staffed to further pro-venture programs

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From Cicero to Church Street:<br>Startup Contigo Financial challenges payday lending
From Cicero to Church Street:
Startup Contigo Financial challenges payday lending

[Update merger] Payday lenders have created high-profile painpoints that this startup aims to disrupt

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VentureNotes
VentureNotes

Fred Goad, Eric Satz, Beth Seigenthaler: entrepreneurs older and newer are hard at-work

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NBIC: Nashville incubator seeks next executive director, while strategy unfolds
NBIC: Nashville incubator seeks next executive director, while strategy unfolds
With seeds planted and a new strategy coming, NBIC chief steps down
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Music Council co-chair Randy Goodman adds Lipscomb Univ. Business EIR role
Music Council co-chair Randy Goodman adds Lipscomb Univ. Business EIR role

[updated] Goodman addition adds heft to ambitious Lipcomb plans for its business, entrepreneurial offerings

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VentureTools: Moonlighting while Starting-Up
VentureTools: Moonlighting while Starting-Up
Darkside: Someone's dayjob on your team could imperil your venture.
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Nashville Business Incubation Center strategic review advances
Nashville Business Incubation Center strategic review advances
The NBIC is seriously considering creating a new facility and/or relocating from its 10th Ave spot
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Rabbit Hole Creative projects disruptive video, with more to be revealed
Rabbit Hole Creative projects disruptive video, with more to be revealed

[updated] Recent grads Jorgovan and Fulda may have stolen a march on part of the entertainment industry

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Lifestyle startups are focus for Lipscomb Center for Entrepreneurship;<br>Joe Ivey prepares to recruit leaders, mentors and internships
Lifestyle startups are focus for Lipscomb Center for Entrepreneurship;
Joe Ivey prepares to recruit leaders, mentors and internships
University aims to allow all interested students access to business and social entrepreneurship curricula 
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Regional Roundup, Nov. 7, 2011
Regional Roundup, Nov. 7, 2011
Streamweaver 'stealth' no more...Unconference events... ECD budget comments... much more in this regional roundup
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NewsBits, Oct. 26, 2011
NewsBits, Oct. 26, 2011
Milestone events, capital raises, a whiskey resurrected, and local venture news recapped.
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Mayor names Galante to lead Nashville Music Council
Mayor names Galante to lead Nashville Music Council

[updated] Galante succeeds Goodman. City continues building awareness of Creative/Music sector

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Briefly: Nashville Technology Council freshens its board
Briefly: Nashville Technology Council freshens its board
12-year-old NTC's next CEO will face dozens of board members, including some new faces
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NewsBits, July 5, 2011
NewsBits, July 5, 2011
Remember when things used to slow down for Summer? Tennessee's venture scene seems busier than ever
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Fetherling joins Moore in rebranded Stratasan startup;<br>Nashville Tech Council CEO search makes strides, says Sloan
Fetherling joins Moore in rebranded Stratasan startup;
Nashville Tech Council CEO search makes strides, says Sloan

Strategic allies will include marketing, PR and healthcare strategy firms, among others

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NewsBits, June 6, 2011
NewsBits, June 6, 2011
East TN developments... Entrepreneur Center rebrands Future 50, Nashville 'on the edge' and news roundup.
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NewsBits, May 23, 2011
NewsBits, May 23, 2011
New VC council forming, less TNInvestco info, Marcums' Tullhoma venture Launch Pad and news here and elsewhere
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NewsBits, April 18, 2011
NewsBits, April 18, 2011
Petra, VU commercialization, HealthStream, Sustainability Summit, Owen GSM honors, Unum CIO, entrepreneurs young and older and more
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NewsBits, April 4, 2011
NewsBits, April 4, 2011
Jacobs' latest, TripRaiser traction, Delegator does it all, Pfeffer's sage advice, touching base with Applied Health and more here.
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Tough Love: Local VCs and Silicon Valley<br>consultant work separately to keep it real
Tough Love: Local VCs and Silicon Valley
consultant work separately to keep it real
Those who want to broaden entrepreneurship and those who control capital want entrepreneurs to view their businesses realistically
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CEO: CellJournalist helps news media 'win the big story'
CEO: CellJournalist helps news media 'win the big story'

Word of CellJournalist's sale UPDATED. Bidders come sniffing, now that this startup's footprint reaches 40 states

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VC Coleman Swenson Booth realized $44MM in 2010; portfolio exits likely to continue in 2011
VC Coleman Swenson Booth realized $44MM in 2010; portfolio exits likely to continue in 2011
One of Tennessee's pioneering VC's will remain focused on 'realizations' in 2011, while mulling raising another fund
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'Pinky Gonzales' meets the digital Age of Fanatics
'Pinky Gonzales' meets the digital Age of Fanatics
Operating under a brand name for a decade or more, this Nashville marketing and innovation guru seems to have earned his spurs
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Cumberland Center: New University-Business alliance plans to foster 'innovation hubs' in Mid-TN and State
Cumberland Center: New University-Business alliance plans to foster 'innovation hubs' in Mid-TN and State
Scott Massey to connect leaders, knowledge, culture and commerce to advance the region and its people.
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HealthDataSource unveils advisors for health data startup
HealthDataSource unveils advisors for health data startup
Latest health data entry aims to help providers determine demand for services and facilities.
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NEWSBITS, March 18, 2010
NEWSBITS, March 18, 2010
Education Networks..StudioNow..Biotechies...Scripps Interactive..Aegis Health... VU's science reports, and more..
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Solidus, Co-Founders launch JumpStart Foundry for seed-stage investing
Solidus, Co-Founders launch JumpStart Foundry for seed-stage investing
Organizer of micro-fund says group will review dozens of deals yearly and make an investment each month
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Quick Take: New Seed fund may be on RightSide
Quick Take: New Seed fund may be on RightSide
Nashville and Tennessee VCs sound-off on new seed-stage investment model, with concerns and some things they like
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Pathfinder's Stefansic comments on Nashville leverage, challenges
Pathfinder's Stefansic comments on Nashville leverage, challenges
Quiet figure behind the scenes of a Vanderbilt-spawned startup steps forward with observations and appreciation
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Tennessee State University to lead business-academe consortium
Tennessee State University to lead business-academe consortium
TSU, Vanderbilt, and local business and government may seek to replicate Memphis' initiative in the Capital City
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Clayton McWhorter to chair Nashville Entrepreneur Center
Clayton McWhorter to chair Nashville Entrepreneur Center

Four business leaders formed the core of group that picked the NEC's inaugural board

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Entrepreneurs' advice for 'Best of Times, Worst of Times'
Entrepreneurs' advice for 'Best of Times, Worst of Times'
It seems like more than mere whistlin' in the dark, as these entrepreneurs discussed opportunities and sources of confidence
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Innovators and allies seek $20MM to improve Tennessee research, economy and culture
Innovators and allies seek $20MM to improve Tennessee research, economy and culture
Vanderbilt institute gets a key role with ORNL and UT, in scenario for improving university collaboration and state's entrepreneurism
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Recruiters target Nashville's life-sciences sector
Recruiters target Nashville's life-sciences sector
Though their faith in the future may vary, retained executive-search professionals are investing energy in Bio and related fields.
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Dream Systems founder targets healthcare technology
Dream Systems founder targets healthcare technology
A desire to master a niche in healthcare technology, patience and an engineer's eye for detail may produce a leader on 3rd Avenue
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Entrepreneurs sought for Nashville Business Incubation Center
Entrepreneurs sought for Nashville Business Incubation Center
One of the nation's hardiest incubators, here in Music City, is suddenly in search of entrepreneurs with dreams and discipline
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Apple Inc. approves Nashville techies' iPhone game
Apple Inc. approves Nashville techies' iPhone game
Serial entrepreneurs, age 30 and 31, have succeeded in getting the nod from the iPhone App Store for a game they'd like to think could be a 'Big Win' for Nashville
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Entrepreneurship:  Nashville's dueling Venture events create quandary
Entrepreneurship: Nashville's dueling Venture events create quandary

Bootstrapping or pitching Investors? Simultaneous March 31 events may force entrepreneurs to set their learning priorities

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Belmont University aims to raise Business enrollment
Belmont University aims to raise Business enrollment
Competitive pressures, increased awareness and a sluggish job market for college graduates are among factors driving '5th Year' option
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Economy: Nashville Business Outlook Summit set for Winter '09
Economy: Nashville Business Outlook Summit set for Winter '09
Rippee leads monitoring group; Chamber helps local businesses survive and thrive, despite the plummeting economy
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'Idea 67':  Shmerling offers entrepreneurial concept for Nashville
'Idea 67': Shmerling offers entrepreneurial concept for Nashville
If Nashville wants to keep good businesses here, it should leverage untapped ideas that abound in local companies
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The Raise: Nashville startup lands in TechCrunch 'DemoPit'
The Raise: Nashville startup lands in TechCrunch 'DemoPit'

Beating-out more than 800 competitors, a confident Statzen hopes a few minutes elevator-pitching West Coast investors will shorten the fund-raising cycle for this emerging company.

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People: Hampton will be point-man in TSU reform
People: Hampton will be point-man in TSU reform
UPDATED Oct. 8, 2008 - TSU Academic chief reassigned
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Nashville's Emdeon asserts influence on health tech, privacy debates
Nashville's Emdeon asserts influence on health tech, privacy debates
Under new 'thought-leadership' strategist, the company is asserting its credentials for a seat at the table when talk turns to issues critical to its healthcare business
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Will Nashville technology community 'mushroom'?
Will Nashville technology community 'mushroom'?

Digital Nashville initiative believes it can make a difference in breeding community for folks in interactive media, streaming, design, other fields.

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Tech entrepreneurs make public pitches to Angels
Tech entrepreneurs make public pitches to Angels
During today's event at Cummins Station, the Angel Capital Group takes another step toward transparency -- while a few caveats are offered by a veteran observer
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Survivors: Nashville Business Plan winners unveiled after 18-month trek
Survivors: Nashville Business Plan winners unveiled after 18-month trek
These Nashville entrepreneurs are celebrating this morning, but we won't see another batch of innovators til 2010. Other competitions at UT and FedEx Institute are about all there are in the state, at the moment.
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Belmont University is hatching new ventures
Belmont University is hatching new ventures
At 23, Kevin Jennings may represent the breed of entrepreneur being spawned in the Hatchery incubator at Belmont University. Drive, networks and family support play classic roles.
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