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Nashville investors with hospital savvy eyed by Patientory PHM startup
Nashville investors with hospital savvy eyed by Patientory PHM startup

Grad of Boomtown, StartupHealth accelerators presses forward.

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Maptic eyes capital raise for mapping, analytics platform<br>targeting the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
Maptic eyes capital raise for mapping, analytics platform
targeting the Consumer Packaged Goods industry

CEO Hulsey outlines steps toward market and investors.

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

[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.

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Reporter's Notebook: Nashville Capital Network could play a broader role
Reporter's Notebook: Nashville Capital Network could play a broader role

NCN is most concerned about the Series A hurdle for startups in the Nashville area.

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Will Emma's discipline attract partner who shares Nashville commitment?
Will Emma's discipline attract partner who shares Nashville commitment?

IPO, private equity, regardless of the course, there may be a way to preserve the vision.

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CEO: 'Pass It Down' gets strategic interest, eyes Seed, Series A capraises
CEO: 'Pass It Down' gets strategic interest, eyes Seed, Series A capraises

VTC Boomer aging, story-telling and training needs in industry verticals and rising use of social media, help make the case.

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CEO: Healthcare Blocks raising capital, navigates Tech-Angel shortage
CEO: Healthcare Blocks raising capital, navigates Tech-Angel shortage

[updated] Long-time Nashville resident Kelso rather not relocate, but needs Tech-savvy investors.

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Booker: CapitalTN aiming to improve Tennessee PE/VC investor ecosystem
Booker: CapitalTN aiming to improve Tennessee PE/VC investor ecosystem

Group working from Nashville EC plans to draw more investors in from the sidelines.

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Healthtech veteran sees blockchain technology upside for Nashville, industry
Healthtech veteran sees blockchain technology upside for Nashville, industry

John Bass, CEO of HCA's InVivoLink, has joined the Blockchain expedition.

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Venture Notes, 17 June 2016
Venture Notes, 17 June 2016

[updated] Nashville entrepreneurship 2.0? Capraises, possible startup trouble, Krajicek venture tips and more.

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NEA partner eyes 'huge opportunity' for Nashville healthcare technologists
NEA partner eyes 'huge opportunity' for Nashville healthcare technologists

Sandbox, Brentwood Capital, Citigroup, NEA, EDG Partners execs share views.

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President of S-RAM Dynamics sees near-term opportunity in Tennessee
President of S-RAM Dynamics sees near-term opportunity in Tennessee

Tech-dev exec, active Angel with Bioenergy interests surveys the region.

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Franklin's Innovation Park may include technology incubator
Franklin's Innovation Park may include technology incubator

Developers studying HudsonAlpha and other innovation centers.

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Publishing startup Leafless pivots, plots course to profits + 1440 Demo Day
Publishing startup Leafless pivots, plots course to profits + 1440 Demo Day

Three-year-old company sees mainstream publishing industry with fresh eyes.

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Smartvue receives suitors, next raise likely a multiple of $15MM Series B
Smartvue receives suitors, next raise likely a multiple of $15MM Series B

About 16 years into his mission, CEO Renkis gears for Internet of Things video leadership.

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Forming priorities, Mayor Barry engages Nashville entrepreneurs, creatives
Forming priorities, Mayor Barry engages Nashville entrepreneurs, creatives

[updated] Nashville's first woman as Mayor eyes opportunities, five months into her term.

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Video-content monetizer GameWisp raised $843K, has runway to Series A
Video-content monetizer GameWisp raised $843K, has runway to Series A

[updated] Two Vanderbilt alumni target celeb-streamers who seek shares in 200MM fan universe.

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Tech-talented VU School of Engineering alumni quickly spread afar
Tech-talented VU School of Engineering alumni quickly spread afar

The local shortage of computer science, other engineering talent oft-cited, while recruiters swarm.

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FourBridges Capital Advisors expands SE reach, doesn't rule-out VC fund
FourBridges Capital Advisors expands SE reach, doesn't rule-out VC fund

VTC Boutique investment banking firm in Chattanooga eyes Florida, Carolinas.

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VESTA Technology seeks TORCH brand lead in Internet parental controls
VESTA Technology seeks TORCH brand lead in Internet parental controls

VTC Raising capital to support deploying TORCH router, as sector entrants multiply.

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Haslam Admin asks GenAssembly for Angel Tax Credit to mobilize early-stage investors and energize Tennessee 'Angel ecosystem'
Haslam Admin asks GenAssembly for Angel Tax Credit to mobilize early-stage investors and energize Tennessee 'Angel ecosystem'

[updated] ECD Commissioner Randy Boyd expresses strong support for bill enrolled this week.

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Angels: NueCura MP eyes science-driven health-tech startups, sees Williamson County as likely hub for nextgen technologies
Angels: NueCura MP eyes science-driven health-tech startups, sees Williamson County as likely hub for nextgen technologies

[updated] Its Angel ranks could rise to 50 in 2016, and it may do a half-dozen deals.

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Bunker Labs for Veterans emerging at Nashville Entrepreneur Center
Bunker Labs for Veterans emerging at Nashville Entrepreneur Center

New services for Veterans who aim to become entrepreneurial troopers may lie ahead.

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Kimberlin: Nashville EC's UAV/Drones event may be pivotal for TN industry
Kimberlin: Nashville EC's UAV/Drones event may be pivotal for TN industry

Nashville Entrepreneur Center panel comes at key juncture for new industry.

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Nashville's hotel-meetings Groups360 platform attracts $5MM
Nashville's hotel-meetings Groups360 platform attracts $5MM

Gaylord veterans continues to advance their matchmaking offering.

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Update: LaunchTN continues to refine strategy and priorities
Update: LaunchTN continues to refine strategy and priorities

Charlie Brock shares his topmost objectives, and we review a bit of the agenda.

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Gambit: E-mail player Emma sees NCN, Square1 capital as bridge to future
Gambit: E-mail player Emma sees NCN, Square1 capital as bridge to future

Iconic Nashville tech company seems to be plumping for a strategic move

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Tailwind: Snaproll Media pursues UAV growth, mulls smart-capital raise
Tailwind: Snaproll Media pursues UAV growth, mulls smart-capital raise

They're not 'stealthy', just bent on growth in a market with shifting winds.

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edo Interactive: $20MM Series E, Badran CEO, Braswell exec chairman
edo Interactive: $20MM Series E, Badran CEO, Braswell exec chairman

Venture-backed edo's new CEO is based in Chicago.

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Amplion Clinical Comms builds value before considering capital or exit
Amplion Clinical Comms builds value before considering capital or exit

[Updated] David Condra and investors bide their time, to catch the wave they see building.

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Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, experts sought for LSTN statewide network
Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, experts sought for LSTN statewide network

Bio veteran Jim Monsor leads pilot effort to deepen TN's startup resources

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Project Music: Jammber leverages Chicago's 1871 + Nashville gravity
Project Music: Jammber leverages Chicago's 1871 + Nashville gravity

Cobb, Clabaugh brought ideas and energy to the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.

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McWhorter sets Entrepreneur Center diligence,<br>mulls accelerators, capital links, other ideas
McWhorter sets Entrepreneur Center diligence,
mulls accelerators, capital links, other ideas

All program offerings are to be subjected to diligence befitting the next EC phase.

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X Factor: NextGxDx eyes fresh capital raise, dismisses exit notion
X Factor: NextGxDx eyes fresh capital raise, dismisses exit notion

[updated name change] With sector veterans on its board and access to capital, this startup girds for raise.

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Posited: FinTech accelerator idea meets entrepreneurial interest in Nashville
Posited: FinTech accelerator idea meets entrepreneurial interest in Nashville

Serial entrepreneur Joe Maxwell among those enthusiastic about new FinTech focus.

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PEOPLE: Anand Sanwal's CB Insights has eyes on Nashville + Tennessee
PEOPLE: Anand Sanwal's CB Insights has eyes on Nashville + Tennessee

A keen observer of America's startup and Venture landscape took a few minutes with VNC.

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NVille's InCrowd Capital adds Angels + investments, seeks SE partners
NVille's InCrowd Capital adds Angels + investments, seeks SE partners

[Updated 15 June 2015] With nearly 40 investors aboard, Shmerling's Angel network gains traction.

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Bares to lead LifeScience Tennessee toward advocacy, capital objectives
Bares to lead LifeScience Tennessee toward advocacy, capital objectives

VTC: Effort continues to build LifeSciences to critical mass and influence in TN

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Digital Reasoning Systems secures $24MM GS + Credit Suisse NEXT capital
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Digital Reasoning Systems secures $24MM GS + Credit Suisse NEXT capital
Digital Reasoning Systems secures $24MM GS + Credit Suisse NEXT capital

DRS's passage via the New York City Fintech accelerator was apparently right step.

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Nashville pioneer Pathfinder Technologies moving to sell to Analogic
Nashville pioneer Pathfinder Technologies moving to sell to Analogic

After a decade widening Nashville's lifesciences entrepreneurship, a strategic move.

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Crews Center for Entrepreneurship focus on startup talent development
Crews Center for Entrepreneurship focus on startup talent development

VTC CCE director brings lessons learned from his own startups, adjusted for the academic setting.

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ETN's Cathedral Innovation Group may be buttressed<br> by Charlotte-SanFran acce
ETN's Cathedral Innovation Group may be buttressed
by Charlotte-SanFran acce

VTC Dough Speight seems headed toward the QC FinTech Accelerator

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Mid-TN's NueCura Partners gathers Angels, some join MEDArchon capraise
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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Entrepreneurs, Investors, Advisors comment<br>on Nashville deal dynamics, traditions
Entrepreneurs, Investors, Advisors comment
on Nashville deal dynamics, traditions

Capital vs Culture may be the main event when entrepreneurs, investors go head to head

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LaunchTN WIP: Exploring state Angel network, policy options and rankings
LaunchTN WIP: Exploring state Angel network, policy options and rankings

Tennessee Technology Development Corporation, TTDC, lays-out its priorities.

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Some TN entrepreneurs, investors focus anew on policy agenda
Some TN entrepreneurs, investors focus anew on policy agenda

It remains to be seen what Tennessee investors, entrepreneurs act upon, if anything

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'New Economy' analysis shows Tennessee lagging 39 other states
'New Economy' analysis shows Tennessee lagging 39 other states

Index delivers composite image of state's economic development, innovation status

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Angels on Safari: Gatto, Burcham target startups via Selous Venture Society
Angels on Safari: Gatto, Burcham target startups via Selous Venture Society

Collaboration leverages VC Solidus, Jumpstart, CapitalTN and other allies

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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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Shareable Ink names McGraw CEO, succeeding Founder Steve Hau
Shareable Ink names McGraw CEO, succeeding Founder Steve Hau

[update 15 May 2015] Hal Andrews new CEO. A company drawn here by the healthcare magnet gets a new leader.

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No leg-up? TCRS pension-assets 'Set-aside' for TN firms uncertain
No leg-up? TCRS pension-assets 'Set-aside' for TN firms uncertain
Chief Investment Officer Michael Brakebill reiterates his open-door policy
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NCN-NHCC reports Startup surge and growing venture-capital gap for Nashville
NCN-NHCC reports Startup surge and growing venture-capital gap for Nashville
Sparkling report illustrates startup boom, healthcare appetite
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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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Gov. Haslam's INCITE program stirs to life via 'Venture Incite' A-round
Gov. Haslam's INCITE program stirs to life via 'Venture Incite' A-round
There are some new faces among the 'usual suspects' applying at INCITE Fund
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'Educating the money' may be answer to diversifying Nashville techventures
'Educating the money' may be answer to diversifying Nashville techventures

[EMIDS update Dec. 5, 2013] Maybe it's time to focus on something more than our reported shortage of coders

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Jumpstart class arrives in a cloud of dust, as Gatto cooks-up Angel move
Jumpstart class arrives in a cloud of dust, as Gatto cooks-up Angel move

As entrepreneurial tide keeps rising, accelerators and Angels test their wings

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Noted: Pathfinder Therapeutics has named Jim Cloar president, CEO
Noted: Pathfinder Therapeutics has named Jim Cloar president, CEO
The latest CEO appointment at the helm of Pathfinder has a med-devices background.
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Chattanooga's 'Gig City' aims for explosion of techventures and investment
Chattanooga's 'Gig City' aims for explosion of techventures and investment
Initiative aims to draw Angels, techies and job-openings from across state and region
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Feb. 22nd: Mind2Marketplace spotlights Tennessee<br>regional accelerators for entrepreneurs
Feb. 22nd: Mind2Marketplace spotlights Tennessee
regional accelerators for entrepreneurs
Briefings on the state's new regional business accelerators' mission and how to work with them.
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Wealth Access SaaS startup targets high net-worth clients and their advisors
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

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App-deadline April 2nd: Jumpstart Foundry will forge up to 10 new ventures
App-deadline April 2nd: Jumpstart Foundry will forge up to 10 new ventures
JSF's second cohort class will experience some new wrinkles in the tech-biz accelerator program
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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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Briefly: ECD Innovation Director post vacated, Will Alexander picks-up duties
Briefly: ECD Innovation Director post vacated, Will Alexander picks-up duties
Ryan Gooch moves on to EnerNOC, and the Senator's son and others pick-up added duties
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Cortac, Hubble Telemed and venture follow-ons get TNInvestco nods
Cortac, Hubble Telemed and venture follow-ons get TNInvestco nods
Seven portfolio companies get new or follow-on commitments, plus other updates.
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NeighborMD's $2.5MM raise attracts Nashville Capital Network
NeighborMD's $2.5MM raise attracts Nashville Capital Network
Healthcare gets another boost from local investors, successfully closes round.
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TNInvestco funds stay busy with further tech-sector investments
TNInvestco funds stay busy with further tech-sector investments
A steady stream of commitments, often made to familiar names, continues, with results not yet due
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ISO Capital: American Hometown Media, OnFocus Healthcare sally forth
ISO Capital: American Hometown Media, OnFocus Healthcare sally forth
Hammond and Mason are leading these growth companies' capital raises
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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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'Bama-based Angel Investor Management Group may seek Tennessee dealflow
'Bama-based Angel Investor Management Group may seek Tennessee dealflow
The rising Tide in Alabama may lift some small Tennessee ventures along with it.
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Regional Roundup, Oct. 26, 2011
Regional Roundup, Oct. 26, 2011
With relatively little fanfare, one TNInvestco fund is rebranding and entrepreneurial activity heats-up statewide.
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ShareableInk CEO 'not yet convinced' he can build techco in Nashville
ShareableInk CEO 'not yet convinced' he can build techco in Nashville
Steve Hau is hopeful that he can not only change healthcare for the better, but join other locals in creating an engineer's haven
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JumpStart grad 'RentStuff.com' taps network for Seed capital
JumpStart grad 'RentStuff.com' taps network for Seed capital
RentStuff might've been another California startup, if an OwenGSM student hadn't won a prize
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NewsBits, Sept. 20, 2011
NewsBits, Sept. 20, 2011

Executive transitions, capital raises, alliances and innovations.

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BreatheAmerica B-round hits $22MM with Essex Woodlands in lead
BreatheAmerica B-round hits $22MM with Essex Woodlands in lead
A veteran healthcare entrepreneur takes another stride toward scaling-up his venture.
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Regional Roundup, Aug. 29, 2011
Regional Roundup, Aug. 29, 2011
Venture Incite's Y12 ties, capital raises, a TNInvestco, accelerators blossom and news statewide
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Kahootzz eyes capital raise to fuel 'opportunity engine'
Kahootzz eyes capital raise to fuel 'opportunity engine'

[Updated capraise] Nashville will be testbed for service matching users with opps to 'work, play, do good'

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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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Inova Payroll gets $1MM bump from CRF, Nashville Angels
Inova Payroll gets $1MM bump from CRF, Nashville Angels
Farsheed Ferdowsi updates us on the raise he saw coming in VNC's earlier story
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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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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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CapControls' $3.8m cap raise and AnalytX pact<br>drive Maxwell start-up's pursuit of growth
CapControls' $3.8m cap raise and AnalytX pact
drive Maxwell start-up's pursuit of growth
He took a break after his successful exit from Investment Scorecard, now he's pushing his startup toward deeper waters
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NewsBits, April 25, 2011
NewsBits, April 25, 2011
JumpStart's 'brightest'... EmergeMemphis' 45 startups.. Haslam-Hagerty gameplan... David Wilds in cap raise.. Blackstone venture aid...
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Lamp Post Group advances incubation in Chattanooga
Lamp Post Group advances incubation in Chattanooga
With EPB, Renaissance Fund and other alliles, River City takes another step toward its 'Smart City' closeup
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Angel Tax Credit: Prayers for passage not on all lips
Angel Tax Credit: Prayers for passage not on all lips
Angels' hopes take wing, but it remains to be seen whether the General Assembly answers the call
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Nashville Angel joins Austin e-social venture as CFO
Nashville Angel joins Austin e-social venture as CFO
Nashvillian lured by later-stage social-commerce company in the Austin tech hub
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Angel-backed Chattanooga Renaissance Fund launches
Angel-backed Chattanooga Renaissance Fund launches
Brock of FourBridges joins XMi-linked Lupton executive in finishing-out Chattanooga early-stage infrastructure
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TNInvestco: Welcome to the 'Messy World' of Capitalism
TNInvestco: Welcome to the 'Messy World' of Capitalism
Airing of issues simmering beneath TNInvestco's surface has prompted a reprise of comments pro and con the program
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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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JumpStart Foundry wants tech-enabled startups by Friday
JumpStart Foundry wants tech-enabled startups by Friday
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
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FCA Venture Partners, TN Angel Fund<br>bless Silvercare 3MM B-round
FCA Venture Partners, TN Angel Fund
bless Silvercare 3MM B-round
Buntin, Chambless and King comment on completion of incontinence startup's capital raise
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NewsBits, March 7, 2011
NewsBits, March 7, 2011
VU porfolio co goes elsewhere, TNInvestco company, startup ecosystem spreads, PdCamp, ORNL, MyOutdoorTV and more
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Solidus-SeedHatchery mentees named
Solidus-SeedHatchery mentees named
Reflecting further momentum spawned by the TNInvestco program and JumpStart Foundry, Solidus and Seed Hatchery announced six new micro-fund mentees in Memphis
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NewsBits, February 28, 2011
NewsBits, February 28, 2011
Our latest roundup of VU searches, capital raises, marketing pushes, digital music, tech commercialization and more
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Lackey: Entrepreneur Center shows city<br>putting 'money where mouth is'
Lackey: Entrepreneur Center shows city
putting 'money where mouth is'
Another 'complaining' serial entrepreneur is having trouble retiring, as one venture happily leads to another
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NewsBits, February 22, 2011
NewsBits, February 22, 2011
New ECD appointee, TNInvestco clone idea, updates on Silicon Ranch, JumpStart, Bizen, entrepreneurship and much more
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Clayton Associates partners team with Entrepreneur Center<g> for Bullpen Ventures startup mentoring program
Clayton Associates partners team with Entrepreneur Center for Bullpen Ventures startup mentoring program
More luminaries are getting onboard the Entrepreneur Ecosystem bandwagon, this time rolling-out a proven startup breeding concept
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[ ! ] TN's JumpStart Foundry aligns with TechStars Net
[ ! ] TN's JumpStart Foundry aligns with TechStars Net

The news coincides with launch of the Obama Administration's StartUP America program in the U.S. and helps fulfill Solidus' TNInvestco strategy.

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Dalcon and C7 Technologies put new alliance in context
Dalcon and C7 Technologies put new alliance in context

One CEO says 'meaningful use' may be the Y2K of this decade, and these firms see opportunities

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NewsBits, January 10, 2011
NewsBits, January 10, 2011
Lots of stuff bubbling-up from Genera, Skoodat, Satz (at left), plus the Cable and Broadcast folks, and more.
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In Burcham's mind, Entrepreneur Center is in Trolley Barn creating 'Wow!' companies to serve state and nation
In Burcham's mind, Entrepreneur Center is in Trolley Barn creating 'Wow!' companies to serve state and nation
Educator, consultant and serial entrepreneur is determined to demonstrate EC value quickly, to win further support
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NewsBits, December 20, 2010
NewsBits, December 20, 2010
Nashville Capital Network has plans, that Amazon deal, a new incubator in Bradley and more.
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Farr sides with Angels, sees tougher investor standards as 'paternalistic' and hurting ventures
Farr sides with Angels, sees tougher investor standards as 'paternalistic' and hurting ventures
Revenue Commissioner notes that his focus is tightly focused on expanding and tweaking TNInvestco
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Angels' complaint to Corker may precede stepped-up TN efforts
Angels' complaint to Corker may precede stepped-up TN efforts
In rare overt action, Angel advocates try out their legislative wings, in what may be a training flight for other efforts
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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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NEWSBITS, Feb. 18, 2010
NEWSBITS, Feb. 18, 2010
TTDC forum, TNInvestco website, VU tech transfer, PureSafety, Tricycle, Memphis leadership, and more...
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NEWSBITS, Feb. 11, 2010
NEWSBITS, Feb. 11, 2010
Carried-interest threat to VCs' takehome..VU on entrepreneurship..Microloans in the Boro..Solar investment and more...
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NEWSBITS, Feb. 8, 2010
NEWSBITS, Feb. 8, 2010

Gen. Assembly gets Film bill..CredenceHealth..Busy Debut exec..M&A panel..Burch firm partners..Hedge fund operator..HMS, Bondware appointments..

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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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FourBridges exec: More insurers would invest if TNInvestco reopens
FourBridges exec: More insurers would invest if TNInvestco reopens
Some believe the General Assembly should next move to increase the TNInvestco pot to $200 million
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Digital Reasoning Systems names new president
Digital Reasoning Systems names new president

Information services exec joins mostly shrouded local firm still seeking to leverage its IP and its government-contracting origins

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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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Skoodat raising $3MM for assault on ed-tech sector leader
Skoodat raising $3MM for assault on ed-tech sector leader

Nashville Angels and TNInvestco winner among targets of much-touted Nooga startup

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Briefly:  TNInvestco officials will discuss 'shortcomings' of losing bids
Briefly: TNInvestco officials will discuss 'shortcomings' of losing bids
State officials who ran the recent TNInvestco competition say they have an open door
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TNInvestco:  Goldrush underway to fund TN ventures
TNInvestco: Goldrush underway to fund TN ventures
$120MM program should inject more than $80MM into seed- and early-stage companies in Tennessee over next few years
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Tennessee Angel Fund
Tennessee Angel Fund
At left, Sid Chambless
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NEST-TN, LLC
NEST-TN, LLC
At left, Fran Marcum
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Digital Nashville launches innovation mentorship service
Digital Nashville launches innovation mentorship service
DN's new service is aimed at corporate innovators and freelancers, as well as entrepreneurs, and leaves the capital-raising to others
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State's TechDevCorp adapting to threats and opportunities
State's TechDevCorp adapting to threats and opportunities

Warning TNInvestco's not enough, TTDC hopes to keep its mission alive, maybe by spinning-off new ventures

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TNInvestco finalists named by ECD-Revenue
TNInvestco finalists named by ECD-Revenue
Ten companies of 25 are advancing toward interviews and a shot at more than $80MM in tax-credit allocations that can be capitalized
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'We are Music City' Entrepreneur Campaign launches
'We are Music City' Entrepreneur Campaign launches

[Updated] The Nashville Area Chamber and its allies are unleashing an Entrepreneur Center, brand and marketing campaign

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Statewide 'Tennessee Angel Fund' launched as TNInvestco deadline nears
Statewide 'Tennessee Angel Fund' launched as TNInvestco deadline nears
Sid Chambless has gained a third leadership hat, as Nashville Capital Network and its allies launch a third investment vehicle
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Shmerling's XMi will offer free offices to startups
Shmerling's XMi will offer free offices to startups
XMi venture unit's plans are revealed on the eve of the launches of a local Entrepreneur Center and TNInvestco venture funds
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Nashville Medical Trade Center team blitzes NV influentials
Nashville Medical Trade Center team blitzes NV influentials
[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
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Tazzle founder slips into town to capitalize on technology
Tazzle founder slips into town to capitalize on technology
An accomplished young entrepreneur tackles his next venture in Music City, starting with moving photos from your cellphone, perhaps ending in healthcare
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Healthcare entrepreneurs, investors convene tomorrow
Healthcare entrepreneurs, investors convene tomorrow
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
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Capital Confirmation reports bank mandates, growth surge
Capital Confirmation reports bank mandates, growth surge
Major banks and accounting firms are mandating use of Brentwood company's technology
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TTDC predicts venture-cap program will be 'over-subscribed'
TTDC predicts venture-cap program will be 'over-subscribed'

There may be fences to mend, but now it's time for the state's VCs to Cowboy Up and make a move

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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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Tech venture is newest focus for networker Adam Small
Tech venture is newest focus for networker Adam Small
Man-about-events entrepreneur is starting to think about products that don't need repeated introductions and hand-holding
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General Assembly spotlights venture investing
General Assembly spotlights venture investing
The state's new private-equity director debuts and a VC panel gets the lowdown on controversial venture-funding proposal
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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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VC CEO steps aside for new man at Pathfinder Therapeutics
VC CEO steps aside for new man at Pathfinder Therapeutics
UPDATED 12:44 p.m.Nationwide search lands med-devices veteran for persistent Vanderbilt spin-out
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Tech Economy:  TTDC targets Angels and Entrepreneurs
Tech Economy: TTDC targets Angels and Entrepreneurs
Local Angel net and Mercury Labs shoulder high-profile assignments for the state's tech-driven economic development leader
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NEWSBITS Feb. 18, 2009
NEWSBITS Feb. 18, 2009
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...
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Start-up 'Border Jump' leaps into Aeropost alliance
Start-up 'Border Jump' leaps into Aeropost alliance

Ad execs aim for international e-commerce, thanks in part to links to former Bluestar co-founder Goldner

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Nashville tech ventures to pitch at Southeast Venture Conference
Nashville tech ventures to pitch at Southeast Venture Conference
Two very different enterprises - Uloop and Pathfinder Therapeutics - are on the money trail, once again
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Mercury Tech and allies incubate entrepreneurial city
Mercury Tech and allies incubate entrepreneurial city
In Memphis, Eric Mathews is helping generate more material for Nashville tech advocates' best-practices file
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Online Plumgood expiring, but Satz still running
Online Plumgood expiring, but Satz still running

Barring an ardent suitor, Nashville's first free-standing online grocery gambit has played out, but the CEO's staying put

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Stakes are rising for TTDC, as VC group presses for change
Stakes are rising for TTDC, as VC group presses for change

Tennessee Technology Development Corporation has a great gameplan, but the clock is ticking for policymakers, VCs, scientists and entrepreneurs

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'Nashville Overground' could help stir startups
'Nashville Overground' could help stir startups
Nashville's creative roots are strong and the juices are flowing. Now, the 'sustainability' theme is due a hearing.
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Nashville VC:  'Pushover' entrepreneurs need not apply
Nashville VC: 'Pushover' entrepreneurs need not apply

While waiting for chaos to subside, entrepreneurs should be careful not to overplay their hands, but they should come to bargain hard

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Tennessee Technology Development Corp. sharpens venture focus
Tennessee Technology Development Corp. sharpens venture focus
TTDC presses ahead on numerous fronts, with a deadline looming just over the horizon, amid a rough economy, and political changes
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Pathfinder Therapeutics gets $5.2MM A-round infusion
Pathfinder Therapeutics gets $5.2MM A-round infusion
After a long sojourn in the VC desert, a VU spinout finds it A-round lead in North Carolina
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VC panelists:  Entrepreneurs in good standing, please rise
VC panelists: Entrepreneurs in good standing, please rise
They're still paid to invest wisely, but watch-out for VCs wearing neckties. Yesterday's NCN panel provided depth for current outlook
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VU's Owen: Lynskey takes startup helm, OEC successor named
VU's Owen: Lynskey takes startup helm, OEC successor named
Entrepreneurship program aims for smooth transition, as the man who connected Owen to the 'startup world' returns to the tech ventures he loves
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Pathfinder Therapeutics CEO is out
Pathfinder Therapeutics CEO is out
Venture continues to scout capital, relying on federal grants to stay alive and hoping for a break
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Video as a Service: Smartvue seeks Angels, gives Hapner new wings
Video as a Service: Smartvue seeks Angels, gives Hapner new wings
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
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Angel Capital Group outlines deal-syndication strategy
Angel Capital Group outlines deal-syndication strategy
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.
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UPDATE:  Pathfinder Therapeutics is back on the money trail
UPDATE: Pathfinder Therapeutics is back on the money trail
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.
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Nashville Capital Network prepares twin deals
Nashville Capital Network prepares twin deals
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
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Nashville 'venture creed' could be powerful
Nashville 'venture creed' could be powerful
Declaring Nashville's strengths could help startups like Bravato Music, and help entrepreneurs and investors create common ground
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Tennessee Angels investors expanding U.S. reach
Tennessee Angels investors expanding U.S. reach

Budding U.S. network aims to increase deal flow and investment

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