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[updated] High-energy team builder prepares for his next entrepreneurial or service act.
More nondilutive capital for data-oriented lifesciences company.
Growth-equity firm says Music City, Austin, Atlanta and others each has a superniche.
The campus newco is keeping open the option of raising outside capital.
Startup's expanding universe of advisors, allies and potential funders may be approaching critical mass.
Money, moves and management in 30 telegraphic updates from MidTn and State ecosystems.
Startup commercializing VU IP to reduce injury, death and mitigate $50BN annual medical spend.
CEO Charlie Brock unveils robust plan for LTN advancement, but may be facing budget headwinds.
At least 3 new initiatives could advance the state's mobility R&D, innovation, entrepreneurship and recruitment efforts.
Construction services marketplace startup rides cresting economic wave, says founder.
'Free-market' combatant of industry incentives may face new players pursuing legislated benefits.
27 short takes on Venture developments statewide, from robots and healthcare, to hair dye and video security.
Young entrepreneur finds curious farmers allow testing his tech in their fields.
'Erosion' in TN investment? Major IT and software cos' raises, TN fund recruiting, startup updates and more.
Incubator management plans to keep potential businesses on-pace for development, commercialization.
Updates on LaunchTN, entrepreneurs once and future, Vanderbilt, ORNL, and more.
Satz, Tanner quietly target the needs of the 'mass affluent'.
[updated] Former XMi executive holds minority stake, in wake of entrepreneur Shmerling's peel-off.
Former BioMimetic Therapeutics executives at center of new initiatives.
Resources that might provide refreshment for those looking to advance Tennessee innovation.
A healthcare disrupter's latest move, Accelerators updates and much more.
LaunchTN CEO agrees it'd be great to have more data and analyses about all this.
Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address this evening.
A fresh dozen items from around the state of interest to the venture sector.
Based on criteria set in place at the outset, the capital-formation experiment now formally has a cloud over it.
More than a dozen nuggets from around the state.
VTC New accelerator likely to go operational in October.
TriStar and Innovation Institute leaders 'get along well as human beings'
[Updated] 11 items from around the state of interest to techies, investors, entrepreneurs, et al.
That old chestnut, Film-TV industry production incentives, gets a fresh take.
VTC ORNL-UT-linked Peter Fuhr is now advisor to the startup he founded.
[Updated] Chad Marcum begins to reveal details of his team, model, strategy and roll-out plans.
[updated] Nashville entrepreneurship 2.0? Capraises, possible startup trouble, Krajicek venture tips and more.
[Updated] Effort intended to engage student-led startup teams statewide.
Tech-dev exec, active Angel with Bioenergy interests surveys the region.
[Sale confirmed] New money, strategic inflection, or much hubbub about nothing? Time will tell.
VTC PYA's long-standing 'dream' of attracting ORNL talent is paying off in varied forms.
American Sentinel veteran takes the helm in Music City.
Engineering Dean sees opportunities to address large-scale global needs.
Search for entrepreneurship lead begins soon, lead for Ag network is set.
This roundup features Amplion, HCCA, CouncilCapital, John Murdock, Joe Kustelski, Proton and more.
VTC Grady Vanderhoofven is likely to lead the repurposed nonprofit and some allies.
Updates on VU venture staff, raises by SmartFurniture and RelevanceCapital and more.
Some new public-private stratagems for commercialization may emerge this spring and summer.
VTC P2S-Covenant JV tackles Big Data analytics for array of verticals.
A fourth cohort of startups is likely to be invited to Knoxville, but timeline TBD.
[Updated] Team says rapid Angel-investor enlistment is one reason this is a 'W' for region's LifeSciences
As INCITE comes to halt, we take at look at the ground that's been covered.
[updated] Treading carefully to 'get program right', industry aims for step-by-step progress.
Founder Goldsmith cites steady growth in first-to-market effort.
LifeSci Network seeks mentors and mentee companies, eyes event on Capital.
Vic Gatto and Marcus Whitney are creating an important fund, and exit accelerator universe.
[updated] ECD Commissioner Randy Boyd expresses strong support for bill enrolled this week.
State-backed programs like TNInvestco 'have a place', but capital complaints seem exaggerated.
Within Haslam Cabinet, ECD Commissioner shapes policy-program options for Chief.
For those hoping companies will leverage TN assets, Eve Steigerwalt is among key contacts.
TNInvestco, Bill Frist, Accolade, eClinic, Clayton Associates, Pharos Capital, Infusense, Celgentek and more.
VTC Commercializing the UT brand, localizing entertainment with streaming audio
Updated No matter where you are in Tennessee, you'll want to consider many of these.
[updated] Strategic buys, if any, would follow organic growth and await sector consolidation.
Step by step, ECD agent LaunchTN charts a fresh path forward on knotty issue.
The state's accelerator-linked ecosystem continues to evolve, it seems.
Three leaders' separate comments illuminate a common thread of concern.
Alexia Poe, established as a fixture in Tennessee policy circles at a young age, moves on.
Serial entrepreneur says he's preparing to 'chase his passion' for venture.
[update] There'll be plenty of interest on-campus and off- for this job.
Charlie Brock shares his topmost objectives, and we review a bit of the agenda.
Charlie Corts executes on convertibles, ahead of larger round.
[Updated] David Condra and investors bide their time, to catch the wave they see building.
VTC Tech-driven Dan Marcum pushes new program forward.
[updated] Financing spurs Type 2 diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver programs
Bio veteran Jim Monsor leads pilot effort to deepen TN's startup resources
New CEO and founding chairman are apparently planning an aggressive push.
XMi unit is sector agnostic, but expects to see plenty of healthcare.
Exec sees new digs, job growth, sales - plus cultural + media challenges.
Entrepreneurship, events and attracting capital may have revved-up. Tech transfer? Not so much.
[Updated] When it's representatives hit the General Assembly, they'll bring a clear agenda.
National and State workforce- and innovation-oriented initiatives link TN cities.
VTC Accelerator's regional mission to be continued after 3 years at Tullahoma.
Commissioner now also presides over board of Tennessee Technology Development Corp.
[updated] Litigation, uncertainty over INCITE funding, turnover and more.
VTC First exit for the fund affiliated with Memphis-based MB Venture Partners.
Serial entrepreneur Joe Maxwell among those enthusiastic about new FinTech focus.
The e-signature company has its team and some advisors already in place for a capital move.
Two Tennessee-born science-centered companies are united
[updated] Only rudimentary financial and compliance reporting was explicitly called for by law
Serial entrepreneur maps-out a fast track for his Internet of Things entry
VTC Universities in Cookeville, Murfreesboro, Nashville plan to partner to serve industry, entrepreneurs
[Updated] Pando litigation. Refocused 36|86 event will convene in June, as will Pandoland
[Updated 15 June 2015] With nearly 40 investors aboard, Shmerling's Angel network gains traction.
There's a least one TNInvestco that isn't yet exhausted, and is still looking for investible deals
Since opinions are hard to monetize, leaders statewide seek new sources of momentum
[updated] Protecting personal health information resident in electronic medical records is startup's timely focus.
Partners plan to invest mainly human capital in promising startups
After a decade widening Nashville's lifesciences entrepreneurship, a strategic move.
Sharing our perspective on the challenges associated with covering the next potential TNInvestco debate.
Serial entrepreneur doesn't understand why the Tech sector consolidation is so hesitant.
VTC CCE director brings lessons learned from his own startups, adjusted for the academic setting.
Doug Schmidt is but one of the sparkplugs firing the school's innovation and commercialization push.
VTC Firm will continue bio/investment pace, likely to eye yet another fund in coming years
Jumpstart Foundry creator offers perspective on expanding Vanderbilt University relationship.
[updated] Serial media entrepreneur Dan Hammond knows way 'round venture kitchen.
[updated] Dan Hogan earned his stripes in healthcare delivery, aims to win stars in predictive analytics
Agency's entrepreneurship director seems to have caught the bug.
It remains to be seen what Tennessee investors, entrepreneurs act upon, if anything
Index delivers composite image of state's economic development, innovation status
The state retirement fund's venture capital allocations seem to be gaining momentum
Collaboration leverages VC Solidus, Jumpstart, CapitalTN and other allies
[updated] CBS Sports Digital buys 24/7 Sports, led by Shannon Terry.
Eric Dobson plans to recapitalize, scale-up the Angel network born in Music City
President James Stover says company has good talks with potential strategic partners
VTC President James Stover says company has good talks with potential strategic partners
Chief Investment Officer Michael Brakebill reiterates his open-door policy
Murfreesboro group seeks to regain traction by serving others
Brentwood sister company is among allies for Oak Ridge-linked startup
VC opens new chapter amid a climate of lingering dread and anticipation
TTDC now seems to be fully staffed to further pro-venture programs
The deal may not yet be done, but CEO search may be nearing its end
Founder Holland provides update for Bullpen & Solidus-backed venture
Drug-discovery, partnerships and commercialization among conference highlights
Here's a rundown on this week's venture pitches during LST's annual meeting
The State's Comptroller today issued a report citing elevated risk of fraud and inadequate administration.
A true startup leader, investment pros and others are aboard for the continuing relaunch
Tech-driven civics venture could mean high-growth jobs for Tennessee, or not
A former Jacobson associate, TNInvestco's and others in social media, healthcare and transport secxtors
[Updated] Agilum, fka Anthem Health Intelligence, updated its $5.5MM capital raise.
Med Center and Biomed Engineering faculty and students collaborate in commercialization effort
ECD's more robust reporting site provides easier access to TNInvestco filings
Gov. Bill Haslam's INCITE funding program announces more beneficiaries
One of 10 TNInvestco's is now being led by a VU/Princeton product
Re-launch puzzle coming into focus; filling the CEO chair is priority
With fingers crossed and funds in-hand, the tech-centric nonprofit forges ahead
There are some new faces among the 'usual suspects' applying at INCITE Fund
The Cyber-industrial complex creates a foothold in Music City, as cyber risks proliferate
TNInvestco's network effect is just one source of encouragement, but there remain issues to ponder
[updated] Two Vanderbilt grads prepare to raise more capital for their crash-notification system
A leading private-equity executive puts the Ideas spotlight on an overlooked group
Briefings on the state's new regional business accelerators' mission and how to work with them.
[Updated] Young company already has a lot of history behind it, in celebrity gaming niche.
IDEAS begins with straight talk from the VU campus about Nashville's IT challenges and opportunities
Helping doc's pick the right genetic tests is the mission of this Web-based marketplace
Students have decided they can't wait on the rest of the world to create the great jobs they want
It's not Facebook, but this would-be OTC stock affords a clear look at startup options
Tech-driven economic development will eventually learn what priority it gets in the Haslam Administration
[Updated: Morris departing, 30 Aug 14] Tennessee's 19-year-old growth advocate transits to new leadership
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.
Scrutiny of entrepreneurs has increased mightily and this Clayton Associates affiliate presses onward raising capital
The Gina Ashe-Eric Satz team presses ahead in a potentially disruptive offering for the retail sector.
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
Still pre-revenue and facing competitors, Neely Burks continues to execute
Entrepreneur says she's found more than a good lease in Nashville
Rising interest in metals, natural gas and other energy assets is the driver in Denham's current multi-billion dollar fundraise
VC and industry veteran Mike Sherman will leave work, starting with Spine Wave
Hammond and Mason are leading these growth companies' capital raises
Just days after parent HIG added to its management team, Tri-Star reports it has begun one of Tennessee's larger recent fund raises
An Owen grad and former Cybera exec puts his venture skills to work for an Alabama startup that's eying Nashville
Veterans of private equity and operations offer new access to venture assets to families with capital to manage for potential greater returns
There are more Angels among us that most of us realize; one of his holdings is preparing for a C Round
State ECD issued draft guidelines for Gov. Haslam's INCITE Co-Investment Fund managed by TTDC
The rising Tide in Alabama may lift some small Tennessee ventures along with it.
Gleanings from Tennessee media touching upon life-sciences issues and opportunities
Streamweaver 'stealth' no more...Unconference events... ECD budget comments... much more in this regional roundup
Joe Cook Jr. seems to be executing with precision a gameplan to establish momentum for a still-small sector
Startup Tennessee gets operations staff, a tech exec volunteers in Uganda, $ for GOBA and more
Veteran emissary to institutions' stakeholders and allies is re-potting himself after a 41-year-career
Milestone events, capital raises, a whiskey resurrected, and local venture news recapped.
With relatively little fanfare, one TNInvestco fund is rebranding and entrepreneurial activity heats-up statewide.
Gov. Haslam's ECD commissioner has a growing list of to-do's, including an international trade portfolio
[UPDATED] A newly created healthcare fund gives the nod to a Nashville startup, plus updates from XMi, Shareable Ink and more
Steve Hau is hopeful that he can not only change healthcare for the better, but join other locals in creating an engineer's haven
Galen-Burcham alliance goes back years; other firms had a shot at top-billing in NEC healthcare work
RentStuff might've been another California startup, if an OwenGSM student hadn't won a prize
Investors are busily putting capital into ventures young and older, in Chattanooga, Oak Ridge and elsewhere
Larry Foster's been nursing this idea for improving surgi-team proficiency for years; the iPad made it possible
MC2 is moving forward aggressively with planning and action to recruit jobs, spawn startups, build visitors and educate generations
Executive transitions, capital raises, alliances and innovations.
McWhorter shepherds EC, JumpStarters wait verdict, a rash of local SEC filings, Collins rides an IPO and more
Venture Incite's Y12 ties, capital raises, a TNInvestco, accelerators blossom and news statewide
Leadership shift was accomplished August 19, with Hagerty now chairman of TTDC
As widely anticipated, the Feds came through with $29.7MM in funding for Gov. Bill Haslam's innovation-breeding program
Reports from the front lines of entrepreneurship keep trickling in
Nashville leader says the sometimes controversial program is 'worthwhile experiment' in jobs creation.
Watching a TNInvestco watcher, Scripps Interactive, Harbert, Solidus, Fresenius, key hires and more.
Venture persists within the regulatory system to advance its product
MB partner says new fund has traction, with more announcements coming soon
There's now a small army of TNInvestco portfolio companies loose in the State of Tennessee.
Tech2020 embraces state initiatives, keeps its own counsel in pressing ahead with regional initiatives
Farsheed Ferdowsi updates us on the raise he saw coming in VNC's earlier story
To be the seat of innovation in healthcare delivery, Nashville must attract new capital and novel ideas
Remember when things used to slow down for Summer? Tennessee's venture scene seems busier than ever
Ian Rogers from TopSpin, Lehmans on the move, VUSE prof knows something of ventures, new UT ag exec, Avondale analyst and more
Nashville VC's Oak Ridge affiliate has focused one of its startups on commercializing 'the Moses effect'
East TN developments... Entrepreneur Center rebrands Future 50, Nashville 'on the edge' and news roundup.
No one's surprised to see Fetherling back in venture garb; he earlier invested in Jason Moore's startup
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
An overhaul of Tennessee connections, communications and capital is prerequisite to strong gains in commercialization
Governor addresses fast-growth sector; d
etails of venture funding, entrepreneur award and tech-transfer still unfolding
Speaker Harwell's tech agenda.. Schulz on ECD strategy.. new TN tech jobs.. Chattanooga Ventures.. Dream CS, DigiChart and more..
This economic-development lender is deepening its footprint statewide
' Overhaul and investment ' could lead to accelerated enterprise development from VU research and development
Petra, VU commercialization, HealthStream, Sustainability Summit, Owen GSM honors, Unum CIO, entrepreneurs young and older and more
Further signals of increasing emphasis on pursuit of opportunities in translational research and tech transfer, commercialization
Angels' hopes take wing, but it remains to be seen whether the General Assembly answers the call
[Updated] Fueled by assets of the pension fund for State employees, the TCRS private-equity program advances
Jacobs' latest, TripRaiser traction, Delegator does it all, Pfeffer's sage advice, touching base with Applied Health and more here.
NEST-TN busy adding portfolio companies as the TN capital-formation program enters second cycle
Get that extra cup o' coffee, you'll need it for news from McWhorter, Council Ventures, Vaden Landers and more.
Stakeholders may soon find that just keeping up with the funds' data is a challenge all its own
Former Bredesen aide and Haslam supporter starts independent communications practice
Two pharmas are already aboard and other allies for accelerating drug development may be in-the-offing
Legislators make an energy-tech 'grab', plus venture events and training and more statewide.
The TNInvestco data has been published, with no interpretation of value yet rendered
Airing of issues simmering beneath TNInvestco's surface has prompted a reprise of comments pro and con the program
Buntin, Chambless and King comment on completion of incontinence startup's capital raise
Medical devices may get a boost from the collaboration of two life-science weighted funds and an innovation driver
Law firm broadens its already sizeable footprint, plants flag in dealing with early-stage ventures
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
New ECD appointee, TNInvestco clone idea, updates on Silicon Ranch, JumpStart, Bizen, entrepreneurship and much more
The first of several potential new funds will soon test the waters for venture investment
New chair at lifesciences association..Parental Health update.. Bredesen aide moves.. Silicon Ranch and Venture Incite add staff.. PE investors disappear after liquidation.. bio-entrepreneurs..more
TTDC chief to Gov. Haslam, IP, Claritas, incubators, Angels, Louisville innovation, HiMSS-TN descends on Orlando and more
One of Tennessee's pioneering VC's will remain focused on 'realizations' in 2011, while mulling raising another fund
Lots of stuff bubbling-up from Genera, Skoodat, Satz (at left), plus the Cable and Broadcast folks, and more.
Scott Massey to connect leaders, knowledge, culture and commerce to advance the region and its people.
After a Dutch-owned firm snaps-up Knoxville startup's technology, the venture team is reloading
Entrepreneurs are commercializing sensor technology that leverages the ecosystem.
Jaguar's fall from No. 1 in the twice-yearly supercomputing 500 may give researchers impetus for funding
News and notes from around Tennessee on science, technology, innovation and related policy.
TNInvestco.. Gibson Guitar.. Medical Trade Center.. $5MM private placement.. ICGLink.. Green VC.. VW and more
Nashville and Tennessee are quickly becoming year-round innovation venues, as this sampling of events makes clear
Knoxville-based ad-streaming venture has fresh perspective regarding TN investment in technology startups
It may be only the tip of the Engineering iceberg at Vanderbilt, but here's a sample of the fruits of education and research
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
[updated] ICA's strategic alliances may have put this VU spin-out in good position in the race for EHR market share
With B-round in offing, CEO says demand 'remarkable' for data-driven alignment of employer trends and providers' services
Health care organizations' performance improvement is focus of seed-stage startup by VUMC faculty member
In the highly charged environment around TNInvestco confidentiality, it's no surprise a caption bill caught the eye
Spring 2010 may go down in the annals of modern Tennessee history as a period of innovation breakthroughs
[Updated] Chancery Court Chancellor Russell Perkins upheld some arguments from Bredesen Commissioners. Coleman intends to appeal
Nashville and Tennessee VCs sound-off on new seed-stage investment model, with concerns and some things they like
Spawning a more robust entrepreneurial culture calls for more give-and-take, not more 'control' in the eyes of this veteran of ventures and IPOs
Lynch cites workforce challenges and the need for more collaboration throughout the region as essential to lift Nashville from lower tier of life-science centers
While some advocate expanding the TNInvestco warchest to $200MM, others want to introduce new requirements others argue would deter investment, competition
TTDC forum, TNInvestco website, VU tech transfer, PureSafety, Tricycle, Memphis leadership, and more...
The wrangling over State documents related to the administration of the State's new capital formation program continues today in Chancery Court
Carried-interest threat to VCs' takehome..VU on entrepreneurship..Microloans in the Boro..Solar investment and more...
Ligitation to Chancellor in five days..More funds cowboy-up with lobbyists..New TNInvestco funds' Web presences unveiled
Quiet figure behind the scenes of a Vanderbilt-spawned startup steps forward with observations and appreciation
TSU, Vanderbilt, and local business and government may seek to replicate Memphis' initiative in the Capital City
Though factions exist, they all seem to agree they want more TNInvestco funding
[Updated] Bill to expand TNInvestco on its way... Meanwhile, dissatisfied investor goes public with grievance against Bredesen commissioners
Biomed venture that spun-out of Oak Ridge National Laboratory now has intellectual property to address heart damage
Tech economic development group also funds entrepreneurs network and appoints vice chairperson as it heads into legislative fray
OnFocus Healthcare's new cap raise underway, Joe Cook appointment, Inkflip update, Venture Pitch events and more...
Some believe the General Assembly should next move to increase the TNInvestco pot to $200 million
Some believe the General Assembly should next move to increase the TNInvestco pot to $200 million
Four business leaders formed the core of group that picked the NEC's inaugural board
Information services exec joins mostly shrouded local firm still seeking to leverage its IP and its government-contracting origins
For perhaps the next six months, the pace of development of Tennessee's emerging New Economy will be largely in the hands of elected officials
Vanderbilt pharma program inches cautiously toward tech transfer, while key faculty member keeps firm hand on the tiller
Nanotechnology innovation promises better drug delivery for treatment of numerous diseases
The boom in genetic research and some apparently market-ready technology suggest an interesting vehicle for early-stage investment
Legislator sees synergies not yet tapped in Middle Tennessee, and wants to see discussion of Tullahoma-centered proposal
Hopes fired, worst fears confirmed in latest iteration of the art form known as venture panels
UPDATED 12:40 p.m. -- Suddenly, there are two groups targeting VU technology to improvement treatment of degenerative eye diseases
Pace of startup's investments will be determined by success of FFA round now underway
UPDATED State's capital-formation and high-performance investment program surmounts another milestone, as officials eye another trip to legislature
Congressman argues Mid-TN and corridor could play a bigger role in Defense, Homeland Security and related arenas
UPDATED The capital pool might grow to $200MM; State officials are said to have held private meetings with group of TNInvestco players
If advanced degrees and the tenacity of two athletes can make a difference, this could be the year
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
At the midpoint in Gov. Bredesen's second term, he's not letting-up on the accelerator for New Economy jobs
Departure from Vanderbilt was always in the cards, but university has now launched a review for possible conflicts of interest
A trio of Vanderbilt executives aims to do well, by doing good - and perhaps upset the tech-commercialization model
$120MM program should inject more than $80MM into seed- and early-stage companies in Tennessee over next few years
At left, Dr. Harry Jacobson
Vanderbilt institute gets a key role with ORNL and UT, in scenario for improving university collaboration and state's entrepreneurism
Within days, Tennesseans should know who state officials have decided should have access to the inaugural $120MM TNInvestco program
Tennessee Technology Development Corp. faces the proverbial 'Valley of Death' in its own funding, and looks to the Bredesen Administration for a liferope
Technology-enterprise advocate believes life-sciences sector cannot advance without stronger leadership
The yet-to-be-operational TNInvestco capital-formation program seems to have kindled fresh interest in key sectors
The Decosimo brand in accounting, advisory services and corporate finance has been evolving steadily
Ten companies of 25 are advancing toward interviews and a shot at more than $80MM in tax-credit allocations that can be capitalized
TTDC gets its second wind, releases funding for technology and commercialization grants, looks toward future
Sid Chambless has gained a third leadership hat, as Nashville Capital Network and its allies launch a third investment vehicle
Christopher Rand's presentation underscores gaps in the capital continuum, but suggests a target-rich environment for seed-stage investors
[Updated] With the VC filing deadline just 13 days away, one administrator of the state's new capital-formation program is impressed with the calibre of prospective fund managers
Some are shoppers, some are bidders, some are there to keep an eye on others...and some are committed to vying for TNInvestco certification
The Vanderbilt School of Engineering and VU's Owen GMS' Entrepreneurship Center are spawning a new generation of Nashville-based entrepreneurs
Mountain Group Capital is a family-owned business with five portfolio companies, and is looking for more 'quality deals'
With the leverage of the game-changing TNInvestco program becoming more apparent, Bredesen Cabinet officials move to establish control, for the long-haul
Those who would be fund managers in the state's new program are taking a close look at the groundrules and the competition
There may be fences to mend, but now it's time for the state's VCs to Cowboy Up and make a move
In a buyer's market and with incentives for fund creation proliferating, well known Nashvillians make their move
[Updated] As the stakes get higher for tech transfer and R&D, UT makes far-reaching changes in governance of its research, licensing and venture arm
The governor's signature will soon be affixed to the State's new venture law, but already there are hundreds of new jobs on the horizon
Digital Reasoning, tech transfer, Metro development, Innotec, nTelagent, Memphis venture forum, ICA, M&A, bankruptcies and more...
With ties to key members of the Congressional delegation, M2M has a leg-up in seeking funding of various sorts
Goad reported suing former TVA director, Petra and Innova invest, $20MM the number for startup, tech transfer event, views on IPO climate...
VC Meritus, Paramore leads, NV group objects on compliance, UT's Simek pressed into service, balk on VW funding and more...
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...
With former VC hired to lead program, grant for entrepreneurship helps flesh-out tech-development ecosystem
[UPDATED] The Governor's proposal for a Solar Institute, despite pressing fiscal and economic priorities, is an attempt to seize momentum
State official offers tantalizing hints of impending cap-investment announcements, and mentions direct talks with a VC
Middle Tennessee's regional tech-commercialization advocacy group will convene in April
Middle Tennessee's next sci-tech business park may be located in Wilson County
Two very different enterprises - Uloop and Pathfinder Therapeutics - are on the money trail, once again
Rep. Gordon's 6th District was recently inducted into tech-jobs initiative, and now will host a key annual conference
If it were football, we'd say the Governor wants to see what his economic-development team can do with 2 minutes left, in the Red Zone
Hundreds of discoveries and patents on-hand, Vanderbilt expands its efforts to commercialize intellectual property
TTDC presses ahead on numerous fronts, with a deadline looming just over the horizon, amid a rough economy, and political changes
Life-sciences company says it's still focused on move, but sales lag and economic conditions creating headwind
TTDC lands prominent healthcare CEO, scientist and policy influential to help navigate the shores of business, academe and government
TTDC convenes investors and scientists in Nashville -- and Chancellor Zeppos announces new money for VU's academic discovery fund
Although slow to crystallize, the Mind2Marketplace technology initiative has won support from a growing number of participants, as it attempts to become a formal organization
Preparing for a visit to Mount Microsoft, this VU Engineering scientist shares his thoughts about his low-profile work in an area some others think could provide further energy for the Big Bang in video-on-demand. Given a glimpse of the findings, one local entrepreneur doesn't find it 'trivial', at all.
There are still 21 active portfolio companies over which Chris McKinney says grace.