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Emerging blockchain-industry is focus of TokenizeTN skull session at ECD
Emerging blockchain-industry is focus of TokenizeTN skull session at ECD

Waller attorney leads prospective not-for-profit advocacy group through private 'summit' at ECD.

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Startup AVVAY taking the Oy! out of briefly using venues, talent, services
Startup AVVAY taking the Oy! out of briefly using venues, talent, services

[updated] With capraise underway, Techstars grad says knowledge of painpoints, plus discipline and data are crucial.

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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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VU Law & Innovation, Blockchain, Hack events set this week
VU Law & Innovation, Blockchain, Hack events set this week

Exploring ramifications of blockchain, hacking for nonprofits and more at VU.

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

[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.

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Launch Tennessee's Courtney Corlew joins SFO's Bulleit Group PR firm here
Launch Tennessee's Courtney Corlew joins SFO's Bulleit Group PR firm here

After six years at ECD agency, Tennessee native returns to private sector.

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20 Days: Launch Tennessee bets heavily on impact of 36|86 conference
20 Days: Launch Tennessee bets heavily on impact of 36|86 conference

LTN aims to draw 900, including perhaps 100 investors to its 4th annual conclave in Nashville.

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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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VUSE's Fauchet: $5MM gift spurs innovation in Medicine, Energy, Security
VUSE's Fauchet: $5MM gift spurs innovation in Medicine, Energy, Security

Engineering Dean sees opportunities to address large-scale global needs.

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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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Automotive supplier Dana Corp. has tech scout and liaison in Nashville
Automotive supplier Dana Corp. has tech scout and liaison in Nashville

For those hoping companies will leverage TN assets, Eve Steigerwalt is among key contacts.

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Nashville healthcare services, HealthIT players<br>urged to innovate and engage policy-rulemakers
Nashville healthcare services, HealthIT players
urged to innovate and engage policy-rulemakers

[Update] A panel focuses on the need for value-adding innovation and public-policy advocacy.

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Venture-backed Songkick taps Nashville's JD May for growth push
Venture-backed Songkick taps Nashville's JD May for growth push

Former Echomusic partner and FLO-CO EVP for business development goes international.

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Off-script: Project Music's Heather McBee joins Pandoland moderators
Off-script: Project Music's Heather McBee joins Pandoland moderators

[updated McBee promoted] Perhaps it is Fate that lends a hand in figuratively connecting Pandoland and 36:86

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Owners of TNInvestco-backed Hubble Telemedical exit in sale to Welch Ally
Owners of TNInvestco-backed Hubble Telemedical exit in sale to Welch Ally

VTC First exit for the fund affiliated with Memphis-based MB Venture Partners.

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Nashville EC's Music-Tech accelerator<br> to debut with Investors at-the-ready
Nashville EC's Music-Tech accelerator
to debut with Investors at-the-ready

[Updated] With plans to cue-up Seed money, the Entrepreneur Center heavies-up its Music-industry offerings.

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Former LaunchTN Chairman William Evans<br>hands St. Jude CEO reins to James Downing, M.D.
Former LaunchTN Chairman William Evans
hands St. Jude CEO reins to James Downing, M.D.

A change at the helm of one of Tennessee's most recognized institutions.

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Tennessee State official applauds Pantheon Park innovation aims,<br>but rejects proposal to sell Old TN State Prison as site
Tennessee State official applauds Pantheon Park innovation aims,
but rejects proposal to sell Old TN State Prison as site

Fate of business, education and innovation campus project remains uncertain.

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LeanKit: Tech-savvy NVille VCs harder to find than Software talent
LeanKit: Tech-savvy NVille VCs harder to find than Software talent

The real test may be a $10MM capital round not so far away.

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Series A: Holland hopes Populr shows Nashville techies can be 'global players'
Series A: Holland hopes Populr shows Nashville techies can be 'global players'
Founder Holland provides update for Bullpen & Solidus-backed venture
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Startup POPVOX could double as case study for LaunchTN tech-venture push
Startup POPVOX could double as case study for LaunchTN tech-venture push
Tech-driven civics venture could mean high-growth jobs for Tennessee, or not
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VentureNotes: Council Capital, Solidus at Work
VentureNotes: Council Capital, Solidus at Work

Council doubles-down on mail-order institutional pharmacy startup

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Nashville's Education Networks of America now owned by Atlanta PE firm
Nashville's Education Networks of America now owned by Atlanta PE firm

Long-rumored 'for sale', ENA and CEO of 10 years open new chapter

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TTDC-as-LaunchTN gets vital runway extension from Haslam Administration
TTDC-as-LaunchTN gets vital runway extension from Haslam Administration
With fingers crossed and funds in-hand, the tech-centric nonprofit forges ahead
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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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A-Round: Frazer's Cicayda tech startup emerging into Nashville sunlight
A-Round: Frazer's Cicayda tech startup emerging into Nashville sunlight

[Updated] Law-tethered entrepreneur thinks e-discovery vein is far from mined-out

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Fivestone Partners' investors put 'skin in the game' for lean-finance enterprise
Fivestone Partners' investors put 'skin in the game' for lean-finance enterprise

Jozef Nuyens and partners plant a venture flag in Tennessee, and demonstrate broader reach

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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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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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At 16, Technology 2020 takes innovation challenges in stride
At 16, Technology 2020 takes innovation challenges in stride
Tech2020 embraces state initiatives, keeps its own counsel in pressing ahead with regional initiatives
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Apple Inc.'s Herbold joins HealthTeacher drive<br>to make U.S. youth health 'cool & aspirational'
Apple Inc.'s Herbold joins HealthTeacher drive
to make U.S. youth health 'cool & aspirational'
HealthTeacher suddenly looks pretty 'cool and aspirational' as it drives to improve youth health
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NewsBits, May 3, 2011
NewsBits, May 3, 2011
Speaker Harwell's tech agenda.. Schulz on ECD strategy.. new TN tech jobs.. Chattanooga Ventures.. Dream CS, DigiChart and more..
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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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Link: Briggs named to lead BMI technology innovation
Link: Briggs named to lead BMI technology innovation
Darren Briggs, formerly of Landmark Digital, has returned to BMI to lead platform innovation.
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N³: NashvilleCubed April-May Venture events
N³: NashvilleCubed April-May Venture events
At north of 500 square miles, Metro/Nashville, aka Music City, is creative hub and economic flywheel
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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, 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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'Pinky Gonzales' meets the digital Age of Fanatics
'Pinky Gonzales' meets the digital Age of Fanatics
Operating under a brand name for a decade or more, this Nashville marketing and innovation guru seems to have earned his spurs
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Nashville, Memphis may have edge over Silicon Valley
Nashville, Memphis may have edge over Silicon Valley
A TechCrunch editor says Tennessee entrepreneurs don't need Silicon Valley's 'approval' to launch important companies
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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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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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NewsBits, December 7, 2010
NewsBits, December 7, 2010
News and notes from around Tennessee on science, technology, innovation and related policy.
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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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Angel Capital Group, RightSide fund confirm collaboration
Angel Capital Group, RightSide fund confirm collaboration
ACG uses its ability to network to extend its reach into another high-profile fund, in hope of gaining investment traction
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Medical Trade Center would expand Convention Center
Medical Trade Center would expand Convention Center
New 12-story tower will crown Nashville Convention Center. That's Crow Holdings' Bill Winsor at left.
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TCRS makes $25MM private-equity commitment
TCRS makes $25MM private-equity commitment
Well connected Sand Hill firm gets nod, as State pension fund continues implementation of first-year investments
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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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Osborn: Nashville Medical Trade Center advancing toward announcement
Osborn: Nashville Medical Trade Center advancing toward announcement
While a Cleveland, Ohio, project's been rocked by controversy, 1.5 million sq. ft. facility still seems a "go" for Downtown Nashville
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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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Venture Notebook:  Noro-Moseley will keep eye on Digital Media
Venture Notebook: Noro-Moseley will keep eye on Digital Media
Atlanta-based VC with strong Nashville presence took steps to lighten digital-media ballast, at least temporarily
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TTDC supports innovation with $500K for six teams
TTDC supports innovation with $500K for six teams
TTDC gets its second wind, releases funding for technology and commercialization grants, looks toward future
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Dream Systems founder targets healthcare technology
Dream Systems founder targets healthcare technology
A desire to master a niche in healthcare technology, patience and an engineer's eye for detail may produce a leader on 3rd Avenue
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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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New 'Green energy' venture revealed in wake of Vencap legislation
New 'Green energy' venture revealed in wake of Vencap legislation
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
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Bredesen's Qualifacts, NC ally push for e-health consortia
Bredesen's Qualifacts, NC ally push for e-health consortia

CEO says despite growth, the specter of failed implementations by any vendors 'keeps him up at night'

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Apple Inc. approves Nashville techies' iPhone game
Apple Inc. approves Nashville techies' iPhone game
Serial entrepreneurs, age 30 and 31, have succeeded in getting the nod from the iPhone App Store for a game they'd like to think could be a 'Big Win' for Nashville
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NEWSBITS May 26, 2009
NEWSBITS May 26, 2009
Jacobson's new digs, Universal Robotics' placement, WSJ taps local analysts, Solidus' stake, antitrust cautions and more...
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TTDC, Mind2Marketplace relationship expands
TTDC, Mind2Marketplace relationship expands
With ties to key members of the Congressional delegation, M2M has a leg-up in seeking funding of various sorts
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NEWSBITS April 7, 2009
NEWSBITS April 7, 2009
CyberStates report updates TN standing, Rep. Cohen's earmarks for growth, TN Tax Credits for emerging industry, and more...
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NEWSBITS March 30, 2009
NEWSBITS March 30, 2009
Notes from Northshore Capital Management, TTDC, VCs, wealth-management moves and more...
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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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CoreTech's 'Green' industries campus advancing here
CoreTech's 'Green' industries campus advancing here
Middle Tennessee's next sci-tech business park may be located in Wilson County
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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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Cable industry's Briggs ready for General Assembly return
Cable industry's Briggs ready for General Assembly return
AT&T insists it's stickin' to its knittin', while TCTA's president is inventorying potential trouble spots
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Wamp delivers: TN Valley event set in Midstate for 2009
Wamp delivers: TN Valley event set in Midstate for 2009
Rep. Gordon's 6th District was recently inducted into tech-jobs initiative, and now will host a key annual conference
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Scientist asks Nashville help, VU institutes move to Music Row
Scientist asks Nashville help, VU institutes move to Music Row

Prominent technology groups need more than better real estate to compete in 'brutally' competitive funding environment

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VU portfolio company is plying A-round capital raise
VU portfolio company is plying A-round capital raise
CEO has fallen in love with Nashville, and relishes the idea of Music City Angels luring him here from Birmingham
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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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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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PayMaxx Founder Ferdowsi is 'failing' at retirement
PayMaxx Founder Ferdowsi is 'failing' at retirement

While swearing-off another tech startup, this mid-life entrepreneur keeps finding new ventures and hobbies to love

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McWhorter-backed coalition, Solidus-backed company are health-reform allies
McWhorter-backed coalition, Solidus-backed company are health-reform allies
Veteran healthcare leader and venture-capitalist joins youthful advocates for a fresh, and aggressive look at health care reform
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Cybera trims sails to remain on-course
Cybera trims sails to remain on-course

[Sale update] VC-supported venture promises new products, more allies and net hiring

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Investment Scorecard execs are at it, again
Investment Scorecard execs are at it, again
Maxwell, Blankenship have nearly completed a raise, according to SEC filing
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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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Tennessee ranks in Tech trade globally
Tennessee ranks in Tech trade globally
Tennessee made a strong showing in a key high-tech sector, even while the industry continues to fall short of the heights achieved prior to the Tech Bust
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VC scouts venture talent for The Buffkin Group
VC scouts venture talent for The Buffkin Group
He'll keep his hand in deal flow, but now he's jazzed about finding talent to reinforce venture-backed companies or breathe life into technology players
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Law ventures simmer in Nashville
Law ventures simmer in Nashville

Deloitte just announced its new E-Discovery center at Nashville, while other Law-related ventures also bubble-up

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VCs: Nashville 'doesn't exist' in minds of many healthcare, tech investors
VCs: Nashville 'doesn't exist' in minds of many healthcare, tech investors

Former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist (left) predicted 'we're going to spend more on healthcare', but four VCs told local execs that few investors know much about Nashville's healthcare track record -- unwelcome news for Kin Clinton's Woolsthorpe Technologies.

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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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News of Nashville Technology
News of Nashville Technology
For nearly five years, News of Nashville Technology has served the expanding local science and technology community. Publication resumes in April.
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