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Drug-discovery linchpin PMI BioPharma Solutions hoists flag in Tennessee
Drug-discovery linchpin PMI BioPharma Solutions hoists flag in Tennessee

The word is just getting out about new entrant in Tennessee biopharm ecosystem.

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emids Technologies gets suitors, eyes M&A, plus IoT and Blockchain plays
emids Technologies gets suitors, eyes M&A, plus IoT and Blockchain plays

Healthcare IT, solutions and consulting provider has apparently passed a revenue milestone.

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BioTN: Entrepreneurs Lynch, Elmquist rally midstate<br>to lifescience and healthIT incubator, STEM prep
BioTN: Entrepreneurs Lynch, Elmquist rally midstate
to lifescience and healthIT incubator, STEM prep

Former BioMimetic Therapeutics executives at center of new initiatives.

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Venture Notes 14 July 2016
Venture Notes 14 July 2016

[updated] A baker's dozen oughta-reads on startups and capital from around the state.

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UMemphis FedEx Institute of Technology aims to be catalyst for Memphis, Tennessee innovation
UMemphis FedEx Institute of Technology aims to be catalyst for Memphis, Tennessee innovation

VTC A fresh assay has led to new focus and renewed vision for regional service and leadership.

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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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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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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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Williamson's Largen, EC's McWhorter confirm 'Pre-Flight' collaboration
Williamson's Largen, EC's McWhorter confirm 'Pre-Flight' collaboration

[updated] Williamson County aims to breed its Tech sector, leverages NEC resources

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LifeScience: TNInvestco-funded Diagnovus' growth may lie in hands of East/West coastal investors
LifeScience: TNInvestco-funded Diagnovus' growth may lie in hands of East/West coastal investors

President James Stover says company has good talks with potential strategic partners

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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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HIV among targets: Jericho Sciences bio-startup chooses Nashville as home
HIV among targets: Jericho Sciences bio-startup chooses Nashville as home
Entrepreneur says she's found more than a good lease in Nashville
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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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TTDC's Stover is departing for Diagnovus venture backed by TNInvestco's
TTDC's Stover is departing for Diagnovus venture backed by TNInvestco's

Scholar and entrepreneur will co-found molecular diagnostics startup in Nashville

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NewsBits, May 11, 2011
NewsBits, May 11, 2011
A Brailer exec joins regional VC, Nutraceuticals' Grindstaff, Investor Days ahead for incubators, Amazon thing gets awkward and more
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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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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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Human Capital sees tech-centric consultants' departures
Human Capital sees tech-centric consultants' departures
Veteran recruiters in life sciences, engineering and telecom have started their own consultancies in Franklin.
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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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Franklin-linked Nodality nets $15.5MM from VC funds
Franklin-linked Nodality nets $15.5MM from VC funds
Pfizer, Kleiner Perkins, et al, have given another vote of confidence to this Bay Area-based venture aiming at MLS, Cancer and other diseases
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NEWSBITS, March 18, 2010
NEWSBITS, March 18, 2010
Education Networks..StudioNow..Biotechies...Scripps Interactive..Aegis Health... VU's science reports, and more..
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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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VU scientists' startup Revalida seeks capital, C-level team
VU scientists' startup Revalida seeks capital, C-level team
Nanotechnology innovation promises better drug delivery for treatment of numerous diseases
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Tri-Star Technology Fund, LLC
Tri-Star Technology Fund, LLC

At left, Dr. Harry Jacobson

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Memphis Biomed Ventures Tennessee I LLC
Memphis Biomed Ventures Tennessee I LLC
At left, Gary Stevenson
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Innova Fund II, LP
Innova Fund II, LP

At left, Ken Woody

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TTDC says it plans no funding for TN Bio Assn.
TTDC says it plans no funding for TN Bio Assn.
Technology-enterprise advocate believes life-sciences sector cannot advance without stronger leadership
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Recruiters target Nashville's life-sciences sector
Recruiters target Nashville's life-sciences sector
Though their faith in the future may vary, retained executive-search professionals are investing energy in Bio and related fields.
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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

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TN Biotech group confirms its new chair's resignation
TN Biotech group confirms its new chair's resignation
Departing exec says she sought 'sense of urgency', while interim chairman says he hopes TBA will find 'someone like Leslie' to help group become 'more relevant'
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Cumberland IPO now active: 10-year journey with Vanderbilt reaches milestone
Cumberland IPO now active: 10-year journey with Vanderbilt reaches milestone
[UPDATED Aug. 11, 6:53 a.m.] Cumberland Pharmaceuticals' IPO filing became effective yesterday and trades today as CPIX, 27 months after the shelf registration and 20 subsequent amendments
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TTDC funds bioscience entrepreneurship initiative
TTDC funds bioscience entrepreneurship initiative

With former VC hired to lead program, grant for entrepreneurship helps flesh-out tech-development ecosystem

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Life Sciences: VC-backed Nodality opens Franklin lab
Life Sciences: VC-backed Nodality opens Franklin lab
By enlisting a squad of scientists based here, this California firm has created a pathway of its own into Nashville's fledgling biotechnology community
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MB Ventures' 3rd fund emerging in time to reap 'Vintage 2009' values
MB Ventures' 3rd fund emerging in time to reap 'Vintage 2009' values
The Pitt Hyde-founded life-sciences investor will soon be on the prowl again, in a target-rich marketplace of down-valued companies
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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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VU portfolio company TyraTech's relocation 'suspended', but not dead
VU portfolio company TyraTech's relocation 'suspended', but not dead
Life-sciences company says it's still focused on move, but sales lag and economic conditions creating headwind
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Leadership succession at Tennessee Technology Development Corporation
Leadership succession at Tennessee Technology Development Corporation

TTDC lands prominent healthcare CEO, scientist and policy influential to help navigate the shores of business, academe and government

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Credibility Crunch: Health M&A and innovation shaped by Feds
Credibility Crunch: Health M&A and innovation shaped by Feds

At deal-making summit, investment bankers and others say focus on regulatory pressure for cost-reductions, rather than on next President

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Bionic Woman:  Exec perseveres, while biotech struggles for momentum
Bionic Woman: Exec perseveres, while biotech struggles for momentum

While critics sound off and Biotech targets General Assembly, an economy-shaping executive keeps pushing education and innovations

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