Welcome Visitor Thursday, March 21, 2019

Articles related to University of Tennessee


SimplifyASC platform Series A advances as 'people-first' brand emerges
SimplifyASC platform Series A advances as 'people-first' brand emerges

Core enterprise platform expected to have drawn north of $7MM total by summer's end.

Read More
Edtech: RANDA Solutions says growth precedes outside-money decision
Edtech: RANDA Solutions says growth precedes outside-money decision

CEO has deflected suitor interest, but after RANDA expands to more states, investment may get a re-think.

Read More
TN startup formation, market entries may rise with SE XOR platform launch
TN startup formation, market entries may rise with SE XOR platform launch

UT, VU, KY officials see hundreds of successfully exited entrepreneurs possibly leading startup teams.

Read More
LaunchTN taps 13 potential startups from campus entrepreneurship pipeline
LaunchTN taps 13 potential startups from campus entrepreneurship pipeline

Finalists are to pitch Aug. 28 during 36|86 event in Nashville.

Read More
Venture Notes - 23 March 2018
Venture Notes - 23 March 2018

Money, moves and management in 30 telegraphic updates from MidTn and State ecosystems.

Read More
Headsup: LaunchTN may have to beard budget lion<br>to fund Tennessee entrepreneurial leadership
Headsup: LaunchTN may have to beard budget lion
to fund Tennessee entrepreneurial leadership

CEO Charlie Brock unveils robust plan for LTN advancement, but may be facing budget headwinds.

Read More
TennSMART Consortium eyes bigger TN role in 'intelligent mobility' industry
TennSMART Consortium eyes bigger TN role in 'intelligent mobility' industry

At least 3 new initiatives could advance the state's mobility R&D, innovation, entrepreneurship and recruitment efforts.

Read More
Startup's GeoAir recipe calls for Drones, pest DNA and AgBiz savvy
Startup's GeoAir recipe calls for Drones, pest DNA and AgBiz savvy

Young entrepreneur finds curious farmers allow testing his tech in their fields.

Read More
Venture Notes - 12 June 2017
Venture Notes - 12 June 2017

Updates on LaunchTN, entrepreneurs once and future, Vanderbilt, ORNL, and more.

Read More
Venture Notes - 24 February 2017
Venture Notes - 24 February 2017

A healthcare disrupter's latest move, Accelerators updates and much more.

Read More
Gov. Haslam senses Tennessee 'making headway' in tech commercialization
Gov. Haslam senses Tennessee 'making headway' in tech commercialization

LaunchTN CEO agrees it'd be great to have more data and analyses about all this.

Read More
Venture Notes - 28 November 2016
Venture Notes - 28 November 2016

A fresh dozen items from around the state of interest to the venture sector.

Read More
VC moves Directed Sensing startup from Knoxville to Austin
VC moves Directed Sensing startup from Knoxville to Austin

VTC ORNL-UT-linked Peter Fuhr is now advisor to the startup he founded.

Read More
Winners announced from Statewide University Pitch Competition
Winners announced from Statewide University Pitch Competition

[Updated] Effort intended to engage student-led startup teams statewide.

Read More
Venture money: 'Access to capital' to be sole focus of Tech2020 successor
Venture money: 'Access to capital' to be sole focus of Tech2020 successor

VTC Grady Vanderhoofven is likely to lead the repurposed nonprofit and some allies.

Read More
$20MM in techdev lets startup VortexT Analytics deliver Big-Data insights
$20MM in techdev lets startup VortexT Analytics deliver Big-Data insights

VTC P2S-Covenant JV tackles Big Data analytics for array of verticals.

Read More
Startups: TN's autoXLR8R up for adoption by UT Institute for Public Service
Startups: TN's autoXLR8R up for adoption by UT Institute for Public Service

A fourth cohort of startups is likely to be invited to Knoxville, but timeline TBD.

Read More
Startup BachWeekend priorities include Hotel hookup and Seed-capital raise
Startup BachWeekend priorities include Hotel hookup and Seed-capital raise

Founder Goldsmith cites steady growth in first-to-market effort.

Read More
Monsor: Statewide Mentor Net has traction with early-stage companies
Monsor: Statewide Mentor Net has traction with early-stage companies

LifeSci Network seeks mentors and mentee companies, eyes event on Capital.

Read More
VentureNotes: Mike Carroll licenses PYA tech; Joy Fisher eyes UT assets
VentureNotes: Mike Carroll licenses PYA tech; Joy Fisher eyes UT assets

VTC Commercializing the UT brand, localizing entertainment with streaming audio

Read More
Former Gov. Haslam communications director forms Poe Consulting
Former Gov. Haslam communications director forms Poe Consulting

Alexia Poe, established as a fixture in Tennessee policy circles at a young age, moves on.

Read More
Mobile: EnhanceWorks eyes capraises for Expo totaling $2.0MM-3.5MM
Mobile: EnhanceWorks eyes capraises for Expo totaling $2.0MM-3.5MM

Charlie Corts executes on convertibles, ahead of larger round.

Read More
For the record:<br>Nashville and other TN cities gain roles in workforce, innovation initiatives
For the record:
Nashville and other TN cities gain roles in workforce, innovation initiatives

National and State workforce- and innovation-oriented initiatives link TN cities.

Read More
Marcum confirms Tennessee's AutoXLR8R moving to Tech2020 at Oak Ridge
Marcum confirms Tennessee's AutoXLR8R moving to Tech2020 at Oak Ridge

VTC Accelerator's regional mission to be continued after 3 years at Tullahoma.

Read More
LaunchTN: Randy Boyd accepts baton from Hagerty, who returns to PE firm
LaunchTN: Randy Boyd accepts baton from Hagerty, who returns to PE firm

Commissioner now also presides over board of Tennessee Technology Development Corp.

Read More
Strategy for gauging 'transformative' TNInvestco value yet to be determined
Strategy for gauging 'transformative' TNInvestco value yet to be determined

[updated] Only rudimentary financial and compliance reporting was explicitly called for by law

Read More
Internet of Things: BLEON's Filaroski eyes $1MM raise for Beacon entry
Internet of Things: BLEON's Filaroski eyes $1MM raise for Beacon entry

Serial entrepreneur maps-out a fast track for his Internet of Things entry

Read More
LaunchTN 36/86 startup event succeeds Southland, Pando pact ends; <br> Exec says Pando presses ahead with Nashville event plans
LaunchTN 36/86 startup event succeeds Southland, Pando pact ends;
Exec says Pando presses ahead with Nashville event plans

[Updated] Pando litigation. Refocused 36|86 event will convene in June, as will Pandoland

Read More
Morris, Cruze create ClearPath Ventures to propel startups in KVL region
Morris, Cruze create ClearPath Ventures to propel startups in KVL region

Partners plan to invest mainly human capital in promising startups

Read More
Gatto: Jumpstart commercialization ties with VU limited, but promising
Gatto: Jumpstart commercialization ties with VU limited, but promising

Jumpstart Foundry creator offers perspective on expanding Vanderbilt University relationship.

Read More
People: LaunchTN's Denenberg preps NourishWise startup
People: LaunchTN's Denenberg preps NourishWise startup

Agency's entrepreneurship director seems to have caught the bug.

Read More
'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

Read More
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

Read More
Mind2Marketplace seeks its own nonprofit charter,<br>will offer Tech-sector content and meetings
Mind2Marketplace seeks its own nonprofit charter,
will offer Tech-sector content and meetings
Murfreesboro group seeks to regain traction by serving others
Read More
Consultant PYA doubles-down with U.S. healthcare data startup
Consultant PYA doubles-down with U.S. healthcare data startup

Brentwood sister company is among allies for Oak Ridge-linked startup

Read More
Launch Tennessee beefs-up board of directors,<br>sheds TTDC branding while CEO search continues
Launch Tennessee beefs-up board of directors,
sheds TTDC branding while CEO search continues
A true startup leader, investment pros and others are aboard for the continuing relaunch
Read More
LaunchTN seeks traction on many fronts as it seeks to close deal for a CEO
LaunchTN seeks traction on many fronts as it seeks to close deal for a CEO
Re-launch puzzle coming into focus; filling the CEO chair is priority
Read More
TrueStartup: 'SourceYourCity' will beta in Frisco waters, then raise capital
TrueStartup: 'SourceYourCity' will beta in Frisco waters, then raise capital
Still pre-revenue and facing competitors, Neely Burks continues to execute
Read More
BIONewsTN, Nov. 7, 2011
BIONewsTN, Nov. 7, 2011
Gleanings from Tennessee media touching upon life-sciences issues and opportunities
Read More
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
Read More
ORNL's Ballard joins PYA, hands-off portfolio to scientist Roberto
ORNL's Ballard joins PYA, hands-off portfolio to scientist Roberto
Veteran emissary to institutions' stakeholders and allies is re-potting himself after a 41-year-career
Read More
NewsBits, Oct. 26, 2011
NewsBits, Oct. 26, 2011
Milestone events, capital raises, a whiskey resurrected, and local venture news recapped.
Read More
NewsBits, August 1, 2011
NewsBits, August 1, 2011
Watching a TNInvestco watcher, Scripps Interactive, Harbert, Solidus, Fresenius, key hires and more.
Read More
VenturePeople, June 20, 2011
VenturePeople, June 20, 2011
Ian Rogers from TopSpin, Lehmans on the move, VUSE prof knows something of ventures, new UT ag exec, Avondale analyst and more
Read More
NewsBits, June 6, 2011
NewsBits, June 6, 2011
East TN developments... Entrepreneur Center rebrands Future 50, Nashville 'on the edge' and news roundup.
Read More
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
Read More
NewsBits, March 28, 2011
NewsBits, March 28, 2011
Get that extra cup o' coffee, you'll need it for news from McWhorter, Council Ventures, Vaden Landers and more.
Read More
Will Pinkston takes lessons learned into Sync Strategies
Will Pinkston takes lessons learned into Sync Strategies
Former Bredesen aide and Haslam supporter starts independent communications practice
Read More
NewsBits, February 22, 2011
NewsBits, February 22, 2011
New ECD appointee, TNInvestco clone idea, updates on Silicon Ranch, JumpStart, Bizen, entrepreneurship and much more
Read More
NewsBits, Feb. 14, 2011
NewsBits, Feb. 14, 2011

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

Read More
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
Read More
Briefly: ORNL, Tennesseans respond to China's supercomputing rise
Briefly: ORNL, Tennesseans respond to China's supercomputing rise
Jaguar's fall from No. 1 in the twice-yearly supercomputing 500 may give researchers impetus for funding
Read More
VoicesHeard Media ends A-round, eyes TNInvestco funds
VoicesHeard Media ends A-round, eyes TNInvestco funds

Knoxville-based ad-streaming venture has fresh perspective regarding TN investment in technology startups

Read More
Nashville TNInvestcos targeted by Computable Genomix
Nashville TNInvestcos targeted by Computable Genomix
The boom in genetic research and some apparently market-ready technology suggest an interesting vehicle for early-stage investment
Read More
Senator Ketron would broaden TNInvestco and Institute's mission
Senator Ketron would broaden TNInvestco and Institute's mission
Legislator sees synergies not yet tapped in Middle Tennessee, and wants to see discussion of Tullahoma-centered proposal
Read More
'Mobile' startups targeted by incubator in Chattanooga
'Mobile' startups targeted by incubator in Chattanooga
Pace of startup's investments will be determined by success of FFA round now underway
Read More
Against clock, Bredesen pushes Green jobs, innovation
Against clock, Bredesen pushes Green jobs, innovation
At the midpoint in Gov. Bredesen's second term, he's not letting-up on the accelerator for New Economy jobs
Read More
NEST-TN, LLC
NEST-TN, LLC
At left, Fran Marcum
Read More
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
Read More
Leaders:  Bio-entrepreneur sees leverage in TNInvestco
Leaders: Bio-entrepreneur sees leverage in TNInvestco

The yet-to-be-operational TNInvestco capital-formation program seems to have kindled fresh interest in key sectors

Read More
Tech commerce: Leadership shakeup reported at UT Research Foundation
Tech commerce: Leadership shakeup reported at UT Research Foundation
[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
Read More
NEWSBITS Feb. 20, 2009
NEWSBITS Feb. 20, 2009
VC Meritus, Paramore leads, NV group objects on compliance, UT's Simek pressed into service, balk on VW funding and more...
Read More
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...
Read More
Gov. Bredesen:  Talks underway for Solar Institute
Gov. Bredesen: Talks underway for Solar Institute
[UPDATED] The Governor's proposal for a Solar Institute, despite pressing fiscal and economic priorities, is an attempt to seize momentum
Read More

Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: