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27 short takes on Venture developments statewide, from robots and healthcare, to hair dye and video security.
Newco says it'll pursue capital raise opportunistically among savvy investors.
18-year-old trade group updates its governing roster.
E-commerce sellers and others will want to know about this startup.
Dart Music bankruptcy buyers step up, startup, PE and Fund news, and more.
[updated] Former XMi executive holds minority stake, in wake of entrepreneur Shmerling's peel-off.
Former BioMimetic Therapeutics executives at center of new initiatives.
[updated] Grad of Boomtown, StartupHealth accelerators presses forward.
CEO Hulsey outlines steps toward market and investors.
[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.
[updated] NCN is most concerned about the Series A hurdle for startups in the Nashville area.
IPO, private equity, regardless of the course, there may be a way to preserve the vision.
VTC Boomer aging, story-telling and training needs in industry verticals and rising use of social media, help make the case.
[updated] Long-time Nashville resident Kelso rather not relocate, but needs Tech-savvy investors.
Group working from Nashville EC plans to draw more investors in from the sidelines.
John Bass, CEO of HCA's InVivoLink, has joined the Blockchain expedition.
[updated] Nashville entrepreneurship 2.0? Capraises, possible startup trouble, Krajicek venture tips and more.
Sandbox, Brentwood Capital, Citigroup, NEA, EDG Partners execs share views.
Tech-dev exec, active Angel with Bioenergy interests surveys the region.
Developers studying HudsonAlpha and other innovation centers.
Three-year-old company sees mainstream publishing industry with fresh eyes.
[Updated] About 16 years into his mission, CEO Renkis gears for Internet of Things video leadership.
[updated] Nashville's first woman as Mayor eyes opportunities, five months into her term.
[updated] Two Vanderbilt alumni target celeb-streamers who seek shares in 200MM fan universe.
The local shortage of computer science, other engineering talent oft-cited, while recruiters swarm.
VTC Boutique investment banking firm in Chattanooga eyes Florida, Carolinas.
VTC Raising capital to support deploying TORCH router, as sector entrants multiply.
[updated] ECD Commissioner Randy Boyd expresses strong support for bill enrolled this week.
[updated] Its Angel ranks could rise to 50 in 2016, and it may do a half-dozen deals.
New services for Veterans who aim to become entrepreneurial troopers may lie ahead.
Nashville Entrepreneur Center panel comes at key juncture for new industry.
Gaylord veterans continues to advance their matchmaking offering.
Charlie Brock shares his topmost objectives, and we review a bit of the agenda.
Iconic Nashville tech company seems to be plumping for a strategic move
They're not 'stealthy', just bent on growth in a market with shifting winds.
Venture-backed edo's new CEO is based in Chicago.
[Updated] David Condra and investors bide their time, to catch the wave they see building.
Bio veteran Jim Monsor leads pilot effort to deepen TN's startup resources
Cobb, Clabaugh brought ideas and energy to the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.
All program offerings are to be subjected to diligence befitting the next EC phase.
[updated name change] With sector veterans on its board and access to capital, this startup girds for raise.
Serial entrepreneur Joe Maxwell among those enthusiastic about new FinTech focus.
A keen observer of America's startup and Venture landscape took a few minutes with VNC.
[Updated 15 June 2015] With nearly 40 investors aboard, Shmerling's Angel network gains traction.
VTC: Effort continues to build LifeSciences to critical mass and influence in TN
DRS's passage via the New York City Fintech accelerator was apparently right step.
After a decade widening Nashville's lifesciences entrepreneurship, a strategic move.
VTC CCE director brings lessons learned from his own startups, adjusted for the academic setting.
VTC Dough Speight seems headed toward the QC FinTech Accelerator
Entrepreneurial Nashville physician, a strategic advisor and a startup CTO rally Seed investors
Capital vs Culture may be the main event when entrepreneurs, investors go head to head
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation, TTDC, lays-out its priorities.
It remains to be seen what Tennessee investors, entrepreneurs act upon, if anything
Index delivers composite image of state's economic development, innovation status
Collaboration leverages VC Solidus, Jumpstart, CapitalTN and other allies
Eric Dobson plans to recapitalize, scale-up the Angel network born in Music City
[update 15 May 2015] Hal Andrews new CEO. A company drawn here by the healthcare magnet gets a new leader.
Chief Investment Officer Michael Brakebill reiterates his open-door policy
Sparkling report illustrates startup boom, healthcare appetite
With seeds planted and a new strategy coming, NBIC chief steps down
There are some new faces among the 'usual suspects' applying at INCITE Fund
[EMIDS update Dec. 5, 2013] Maybe it's time to focus on something more than our reported shortage of coders
As entrepreneurial tide keeps rising, accelerators and Angels test their wings
The latest CEO appointment at the helm of Pathfinder has a med-devices background.
Initiative aims to draw Angels, techies and job-openings from across state and region
Briefings on the state's new regional business accelerators' mission and how to work with them.
[updated] High Net Worth (HNW) individuals and their data-buried advisors are targeted
JSF's second cohort class will experience some new wrinkles in the tech-biz accelerator program
The NBIC is seriously considering creating a new facility and/or relocating from its 10th Ave spot
Ryan Gooch moves on to EnerNOC, and the Senator's son and others pick-up added duties
Seven portfolio companies get new or follow-on commitments, plus other updates.
Healthcare gets another boost from local investors, successfully closes round.
A steady stream of commitments, often made to familiar names, continues, with results not yet due
Hammond and Mason are leading these growth companies' capital raises
University aims to allow all interested students access to business and social entrepreneurship curricula
The rising Tide in Alabama may lift some small Tennessee ventures along with it.
With relatively little fanfare, one TNInvestco fund is rebranding and entrepreneurial activity heats-up statewide.
Steve Hau is hopeful that he can not only change healthcare for the better, but join other locals in creating an engineer's haven
RentStuff might've been another California startup, if an OwenGSM student hadn't won a prize
Executive transitions, capital raises, alliances and innovations.
A veteran healthcare entrepreneur takes another stride toward scaling-up his venture.
Venture Incite's Y12 ties, capital raises, a TNInvestco, accelerators blossom and news statewide
[Updated capraise] Nashville will be testbed for service matching users with opps to 'work, play, do good'
12-year-old NTC's next CEO will face dozens of board members, including some new faces
Farsheed Ferdowsi updates us on the raise he saw coming in VNC's earlier story
Remember when things used to slow down for Summer? Tennessee's venture scene seems busier than ever
New VC council forming, less TNInvestco info, Marcums' Tullhoma venture Launch Pad and news here and elsewhere
He took a break after his successful exit from Investment Scorecard, now he's pushing his startup toward deeper waters
JumpStart's 'brightest'... EmergeMemphis' 45 startups.. Haslam-Hagerty gameplan... David Wilds in cap raise.. Blackstone venture aid...
With EPB, Renaissance Fund and other alliles, River City takes another step toward its 'Smart City' closeup
Angels' hopes take wing, but it remains to be seen whether the General Assembly answers the call
Nashvillian lured by later-stage social-commerce company in the Austin tech hub
Brock of FourBridges joins XMi-linked Lupton executive in finishing-out Chattanooga early-stage infrastructure
Airing of issues simmering beneath TNInvestco's surface has prompted a reprise of comments pro and con the program
Those who want to broaden entrepreneurship and those who control capital want entrepreneurs to view their businesses realistically
March 18th is the fish-or-cut-bait date for teams of would-be entrepreneurs who want 90 days worth of rations to tide them over during a push toward launch
Buntin, Chambless and King comment on completion of incontinence startup's capital raise
VU porfolio co goes elsewhere, TNInvestco company, startup ecosystem spreads, PdCamp, ORNL, MyOutdoorTV and more
Reflecting further momentum spawned by the TNInvestco program and JumpStart Foundry, Solidus and Seed Hatchery announced six new micro-fund mentees in Memphis
Our latest roundup of VU searches, capital raises, marketing pushes, digital music, tech commercialization and more
Another 'complaining' serial entrepreneur is having trouble retiring, as one venture happily leads to another
New ECD appointee, TNInvestco clone idea, updates on Silicon Ranch, JumpStart, Bizen, entrepreneurship and much more
More luminaries are getting onboard the Entrepreneur Ecosystem bandwagon, this time rolling-out a proven startup breeding concept
The news coincides with launch of the Obama Administration's StartUP America program in the U.S. and helps fulfill Solidus' TNInvestco strategy.
One CEO says 'meaningful use' may be the Y2K of this decade, and these firms see opportunities
Lots of stuff bubbling-up from Genera, Skoodat, Satz (at left), plus the Cable and Broadcast folks, and more.
Educator, consultant and serial entrepreneur is determined to demonstrate EC value quickly, to win further support
Nashville Capital Network has plans, that Amazon deal, a new incubator in Bradley and more.
Revenue Commissioner notes that his focus is tightly focused on expanding and tweaking TNInvestco
In rare overt action, Angel advocates try out their legislative wings, in what may be a training flight for other efforts
Organizer of micro-fund says group will review dozens of deals yearly and make an investment each month
TTDC forum, TNInvestco website, VU tech transfer, PureSafety, Tricycle, Memphis leadership, and more...
Carried-interest threat to VCs' takehome..VU on entrepreneurship..Microloans in the Boro..Solar investment and more...
Gen. Assembly gets Film bill..CredenceHealth..Busy Debut exec..M&A panel..Burch firm partners..Hedge fund operator..HMS, Bondware appointments..
Quiet figure behind the scenes of a Vanderbilt-spawned startup steps forward with observations and appreciation
Some believe the General Assembly should next move to increase the TNInvestco pot to $200 million
Information services exec joins mostly shrouded local firm still seeking to leverage its IP and its government-contracting origins
It seems like more than mere whistlin' in the dark, as these entrepreneurs discussed opportunities and sources of confidence
Nashville Angels and TNInvestco winner among targets of much-touted Nooga startup
State officials who ran the recent TNInvestco competition say they have an open door
$120MM program should inject more than $80MM into seed- and early-stage companies in Tennessee over next few years
DN's new service is aimed at corporate innovators and freelancers, as well as entrepreneurs, and leaves the capital-raising to others
Warning TNInvestco's not enough, TTDC hopes to keep its mission alive, maybe by spinning-off new ventures
Ten companies of 25 are advancing toward interviews and a shot at more than $80MM in tax-credit allocations that can be capitalized
[Updated] The Nashville Area Chamber and its allies are unleashing an Entrepreneur Center, brand and marketing campaign
Sid Chambless has gained a third leadership hat, as Nashville Capital Network and its allies launch a third investment vehicle
XMi venture unit's plans are revealed on the eve of the launches of a local Entrepreneur Center and TNInvestco venture funds
[Updated] At the end of an intensive week of meetings here, the CEO of the proposed trade center says a competing NYC group offered has made overtures
An accomplished young entrepreneur tackles his next venture in Music City, starting with moving photos from your cellphone, perhaps ending in healthcare
One of the nation's top Angel-investing advocates will make the case for more collaboration among investors of every type, to provide early-stage capital to ventures
Major banks and accounting firms are mandating use of Brentwood company's technology
There may be fences to mend, but now it's time for the state's VCs to Cowboy Up and make a move
One of the nation's hardiest incubators, here in Music City, is suddenly in search of entrepreneurs with dreams and discipline
Man-about-events entrepreneur is starting to think about products that don't need repeated introductions and hand-holding
The state's new private-equity director debuts and a VC panel gets the lowdown on controversial venture-funding proposal
Bootstrapping or pitching Investors? Simultaneous March 31 events may force entrepreneurs to set their learning priorities
UPDATED 12:44 p.m.Nationwide search lands med-devices veteran for persistent Vanderbilt spin-out
Local Angel net and Mercury Labs shoulder high-profile assignments for the state's tech-driven economic development leader
NCN's latest investment... Luminetx startup possibly touched by SEC-accused Stanford Financial...Consensus Point and NHI get new officers... ORNL exec goes corporate... Stimulus roundup...
Ad execs aim for international e-commerce, thanks in part to links to former Bluestar co-founder Goldner
Two very different enterprises - Uloop and Pathfinder Therapeutics - are on the money trail, once again
In Memphis, Eric Mathews is helping generate more material for Nashville tech advocates' best-practices file
Barring an ardent suitor, Nashville's first free-standing online grocery gambit has played out, but the CEO's staying put
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation has a great gameplan, but the clock is ticking for policymakers, VCs, scientists and entrepreneurs
Nashville's creative roots are strong and the juices are flowing. Now, the 'sustainability' theme is due a hearing.
While waiting for chaos to subside, entrepreneurs should be careful not to overplay their hands, but they should come to bargain hard
TTDC presses ahead on numerous fronts, with a deadline looming just over the horizon, amid a rough economy, and political changes
After a long sojourn in the VC desert, a VU spinout finds it A-round lead in North Carolina
They're still paid to invest wisely, but watch-out for VCs wearing neckties. Yesterday's NCN panel provided depth for current outlook
Entrepreneurship program aims for smooth transition, as the man who connected Owen to the 'startup world' returns to the tech ventures he loves
Venture continues to scout capital, relying on federal grants to stay alive and hoping for a break
Marty Renkis isn't backing-off his $100 million goal, as he works to finesse his B Round raise and adds a veteran IT exec to push sales
Leveraging a North Carolina Angel-investing network and attempting to launch a microfund, the ACG hasn't lowered its expectations, as it makes a fresh push to gain traction in Tennessee.
Making scientific discoveries that can survive the punishing path toward the market is hard enough. Now that the FDA has approved marketing that could save liver-cancer patients' lives, Pathfinder Therapeutics hopes local investors and the State of Tennessee can lend a hand. But, they're not holding their breath.
Sid Chambless says he's hanging on for the ride, as NCN queues-up two more financing deals, leveraging its new Fund with investors from 50-Angel network
Declaring Nashville's strengths could help startups like Bravato Music, and help entrepreneurs and investors create common ground
Budding U.S. network aims to increase deal flow and investment