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LifeScienceTN chairman is now UM's Townsend, former ECD Staff Chief
LifeScienceTN chairman is now UM's Townsend, former ECD Staff Chief

Chair's experience brings continuity, clear sense of value of legislative ties and momentum.

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CEO Sinead Miller charts PATH EX course to capital, partner & market
CEO Sinead Miller charts PATH EX course to capital, partner & market

Startup's expanding universe of advisors, allies and potential funders may be approaching critical mass.

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VU inventors' Adaptive Technology startup faces IntelliCane funding hurdles
VU inventors' Adaptive Technology startup faces IntelliCane funding hurdles

Startup commercializing VU IP to reduce injury, death and mitigate $50BN annual medical spend.

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With Nashville tech players aboard, Po.et Foundation reports $10MM funding
With Nashville tech players aboard, Po.et Foundation reports $10MM funding

Updated 26 Sept 2017 - Startup spearheads international open-source initiative for Proof of Existence

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Post-Dart Music, HAAWK CEO mulls capraise, nourishing ties to hometown
Post-Dart Music, HAAWK CEO mulls capraise, nourishing ties to hometown

[Updated] Ex-pat Nashvillian says Music City 'hot-hot', encourages ties with LA players

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CEO charts Core Rights' path after Dart asset buy, confirms investor talks
CEO charts Core Rights' path after Dart asset buy, confirms investor talks

[updated] Startup has already won key role in creating Canada's digital marketplace for licensing.

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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.

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More LaunchTN commercialization comments and notes
More LaunchTN commercialization comments and notes
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State of the Startups: Tennessee Technology Development Corporation,<br>aka Launch Tennessee, wants to shed some commercialization emphasis
State of the Startups: Tennessee Technology Development Corporation,
aka Launch Tennessee, wants to shed some commercialization emphasis

Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address this evening.

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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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Vanderbilt University welcomes 2nd looks at its older patented technologies
Vanderbilt University welcomes 2nd looks at its older patented technologies

Aging patented technologies might have fresh potential.

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General Assembly endorses Haslam 'Angel Tax Credit', passes commercialization and rural-development measures
General Assembly endorses Haslam 'Angel Tax Credit', passes commercialization and rural-development measures

Cautious handling by proponents seems likely to advance state programs, stepwise.

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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

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

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IQuity Labs' VU license + Eurofins partnership could lead to global market
IQuity Labs' VU license + Eurofins partnership could lead to global market

[Updated] Team says rapid Angel-investor enlistment is one reason this is a 'W' for region's LifeSciences

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People: Charleson Bell, Ph.D., innovator at Vanderbilt University
People: Charleson Bell, Ph.D., innovator at Vanderbilt University

Still fully engaged Postdoc Fellow has entrepreneurial vision.

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VP-Ag Innovation named for Memphis Bioworks Foundation
VP-Ag Innovation named for Memphis Bioworks Foundation

VTC State's AgLaunch initiative should get a boost, along with allies.

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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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Project Music Showcase: EarIQ leverages IP, charts B2Consumer push
Project Music Showcase: EarIQ leverages IP, charts B2Consumer push

Imminent Seed-raise push driven by twin-pronged strategy.

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CEO: Edgenet doubles-down on NVille as Tech 'beehive', but has concerns
CEO: Edgenet doubles-down on NVille as Tech 'beehive', but has concerns

Exec sees new digs, job growth, sales - plus cultural + media challenges.

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Nashville Technology Council dips cyber-toe into public policy waters
Nashville Technology Council dips cyber-toe into public policy waters

The small NTC must weigh carefully its forays into State and Federal policy-shaping.

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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.

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Metro Innovation: Music City Center adopts<br> VUSE Prof's wayfinding app by startup Ziiio
Metro Innovation: Music City Center adopts
VUSE Prof's wayfinding app by startup Ziiio

Other cities may want Ziiio app, and startup's VU license sets stage for entry into healthcare

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

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

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CEO: TuneCore keeps eye on Nashville Music innovation, partners, capital
CEO: TuneCore keeps eye on Nashville Music innovation, partners, capital

[updated] A capital raise might lie ahead for company that looks to enrich its platform, expand globally.

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Nashville loyalty-rewards startup textLIVING says $1MM raise wrapping-up
Nashville loyalty-rewards startup textLIVING says $1MM raise wrapping-up

Brannon, Jarratt team to scale-up their proven business model.

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Tech R&D: Vanderbilt partners to explore<br>outpatient workflows and communications
Tech R&D: Vanderbilt partners to explore
outpatient workflows and communications

Vanderbilt University Medical Center fights readmissions, teams with Institute and major process outsourcer on outpatient healthcare

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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
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LaunchTN appoints commercialization director from Nashville startup ranks
LaunchTN appoints commercialization director from Nashville startup ranks

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

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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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Tennessee Technology Development Corporation at another inflection point
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation at another inflection point
Tech-driven economic development will eventually learn what priority it gets in the Haslam Administration
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Commercialization: UTSC's Dale reviews Vaxent's progress on Strep-A vaccine
Commercialization: UTSC's Dale reviews Vaxent's progress on Strep-A vaccine
In Memphis, this Innova-backed venture's fate is still years away, but rewards may be huge
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Economist: Innovation campaign driven by pragmatism is crucial
Economist: Innovation campaign driven by pragmatism is crucial
A Harvard-based economist tells local execs clusters and pragmatism are key elements for a Nashville innovation strategy
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IP imperative: MyWerx, Cumberland Center<br>and Universities ally for iExchange
IP imperative: MyWerx, Cumberland Center
and Universities ally for iExchange
Alliance push to help protect and commercialize intellectual property could become a global movement
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TNInvestco portfolios: Hapten, ConsensusPoint, iScreen, Cagenix updates
TNInvestco portfolios: Hapten, ConsensusPoint, iScreen, Cagenix updates
Reports from the front lines of entrepreneurship keep trickling in
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Solidus' Venture Incite options ORNL technology<br>to bring its start-up 'assembly line' to life
Solidus' Venture Incite options ORNL technology
to bring its start-up 'assembly line' to life

Nashville VC's Oak Ridge affiliate has focused one of its startups on commercializing 'the Moses effect'

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NEXT TN: Research-industry-capital links are key<br>to state's intellectual-property commercialization
NEXT TN: Research-industry-capital links are key
to state's intellectual-property commercialization
An overhaul of Tennessee connections, communications and capital is prerequisite to strong gains in commercialization
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Vanderbilt University picks Cleveland Clinic exec<br>to drive transfer and commercialization of IP
Vanderbilt University picks Cleveland Clinic exec
to drive transfer and commercialization of IP
' Overhaul and investment ' could lead to accelerated enterprise development from VU research and development
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Vanderbilt University shifts tech-transfer portfolio
Vanderbilt University shifts tech-transfer portfolio
Further signals of increasing emphasis on pursuit of opportunities in translational research and tech transfer, commercialization
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VUMC scientists seek partners for neuro-drug discovery
VUMC scientists seek partners for neuro-drug discovery
Two pharmas are already aboard and other allies for accelerating drug development may be in-the-offing
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NewsBits, March 21, 2011
NewsBits, March 21, 2011
Legislators make an energy-tech 'grab', plus venture events and training and more statewide.
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TriStar, Limestone TNINvestco funds<br>form Device Innovation Group
TriStar, Limestone TNINvestco funds
form Device Innovation Group

Medical devices may get a boost from the collaboration of two life-science weighted funds and an innovation driver

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Law + Leverage: Baker Donelson adds Sloan<br>for technology & emerging companies
Law + Leverage: Baker Donelson adds Sloan
for technology & emerging companies

Law firm broadens its already sizeable footprint, plants flag in dealing with early-stage ventures

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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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NewsBits, February 7, 2011
NewsBits, February 7, 2011
TTDC chief to Gov. Haslam, IP, Claritas, incubators, Angels, Louisville innovation, HiMSS-TN descends on Orlando and more
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Briefly: MyWerx content-copyright e-venture update
Briefly: MyWerx content-copyright e-venture update
Tim Smith says the startup has raised nearly $2MM, has new partners and more news in-the-offing.
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Venture Nashville Calendar Update
Venture Nashville Calendar Update
Nashville and Tennessee are quickly becoming year-round innovation venues, as this sampling of events makes clear
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Venture Notes, March 26, 2010
Venture Notes, March 26, 2010
A Nashville MoonPie? Plus, a Claritas exec on i-couponing and Innova walks away from an interesting technology
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Applied Health Analytics aims for 'preemptive healthcare'
Applied Health Analytics aims for 'preemptive healthcare'

With B-round in offing, CEO says demand 'remarkable' for data-driven alignment of employer trends and providers' services

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KaiNexus targets performance with Vanderbilt technology
KaiNexus targets performance with Vanderbilt technology
Health care organizations' performance improvement is focus of seed-stage startup by VUMC faculty member
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Cook: Nashville must create culture of 'True Innovation'
Cook: Nashville must create culture of 'True Innovation'
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
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BioMimetic CEO urges 'build on Bredesen's start', plus greater Vanderbilt role in life-sciences ventures
BioMimetic CEO urges 'build on Bredesen's start', plus greater Vanderbilt role in life-sciences ventures

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

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People:  Paul Ney joins Waddey & Patterson
People: Paul Ney joins Waddey & Patterson
Mayor Karl Dean ECD's former economic-development chief joins Nashville intellectual-property law firm
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Tennessee State University to lead business-academe consortium
Tennessee State University to lead business-academe consortium
TSU, Vanderbilt, and local business and government may seek to replicate Memphis' initiative in the Capital City
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VU's Conn advocates new models for drug discovery
VU's Conn advocates new models for drug discovery

Vanderbilt pharma program inches cautiously toward tech transfer, while key faculty member keeps firm hand on the tiller

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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
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Life-sciences startup aims to leverage Vanderbilt technology
Life-sciences startup aims to leverage Vanderbilt technology
UPDATED 12:40 p.m. -- Suddenly, there are two groups targeting VU technology to improvement treatment of degenerative eye diseases
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Universal Robotics sets VC round, plants flag in N'ville
Universal Robotics sets VC round, plants flag in N'ville
UR has a tight grip on its Vanderbilt technology license, as it prepares to go to market, globally
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Bondware launches publishing brand, acquires 3-D catalog
Bondware launches publishing brand, acquires 3-D catalog
Choate says 3-D industry consolidating and he aims to be one of the last providers standing
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Waddey & Patterson adds IP lawyer in Nashville
Waddey & Patterson adds IP lawyer in Nashville
Nashville's largest pure IP and patents law firm continues to add attorneys
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TN Biotech may get boost from relaunched Alliance
TN Biotech may get boost from relaunched Alliance
If advanced degrees and the tenacity of two athletes can make a difference, this could be the year
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TN TechDev's life running through financial hourglass
TN TechDev's life running through financial hourglass
Tennessee Technology Development Corp. faces the proverbial 'Valley of Death' in its own funding, and looks to the Bredesen Administration for a liferope
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Vanderbilt venture developer notes 'disconnect' with Venture Capital
Vanderbilt venture developer notes 'disconnect' with Venture Capital
Christopher Rand's presentation underscores gaps in the capital continuum, but suggests a target-rich environment for seed-stage investors
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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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Waddey Patterson IP lawyer ranks rising
Waddey Patterson IP lawyer ranks rising
Firm founded by two former engineers will soon have a record number of Nashville-based lawyers
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U.S. economy in 'depression', says prominent former TN official
U.S. economy in 'depression', says prominent former TN official
Economist, author, former TN ECD commissioner offers a prescription for warding-off disaster
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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
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AT&T innovation chief will keynote Nashville event
AT&T innovation chief will keynote Nashville event
Middle Tennessee's regional tech-commercialization advocacy group will convene in April
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Rising Stars: Rep. Cooper adds lawyer to staff
Rising Stars: Rep. Cooper adds lawyer to staff
5th District congressman adds young former Waller Lansden lawyer with strong entertainment ties
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Vanderbilt steps-up effort to help faculty create ventures, market products
Vanderbilt steps-up effort to help faculty create ventures, market products
Hundreds of discoveries and patents on-hand, Vanderbilt expands its efforts to commercialize intellectual property
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Internet, broadband providers join Arts creators in Nashville briefing
Internet, broadband providers join Arts creators in Nashville briefing
AT&T, the Songwriters Guild and other interests brought their roadshow to Nashville this morning, to highlight industry and consumer interests
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Nashville Attorney Newsletter
Nashville Attorney Newsletter

Working 'round the clock? Your time is precious. We compile news of lawyers, law firms, the judiciary, law education and much more. Pilot issues here. Please send us your ideas.

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