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Advisors: Jack Waddey says 'Nashville still needs major research park'
Advisors: Jack Waddey says 'Nashville still needs major research park'

Years after his initial appeal, Waller IP attorney sticks to his guns.

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Vanderbilt University steps-up pace in pursuit of international agenda
Vanderbilt University steps-up pace in pursuit of international agenda

VU seeks reputational gains, greater awareness of research, more diversity.

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CEO: Startup CEAdvisory doesn't rule-out some M&A ahead of strategic exit
CEO: Startup CEAdvisory doesn't rule-out some M&A ahead of strategic exit

Global continuing professional education demand is viewed as rising sharply.

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FINTECH: Organically grown StrategyCorps remains<br>'intentionally opportunistic' about M&A
FINTECH: Organically grown StrategyCorps remains
'intentionally opportunistic' about M&A

Company conceived by media entrepreneurs Bill King, Greg Thurman is aware of broad options.

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Wearables startup WiseWear's Series A underway, plans Nashville office
Wearables startup WiseWear's Series A underway, plans Nashville office

Founder spent nearly a decade here earning degrees at Vanderbilt University.

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HCTec Partners taps former UL/PureSafety chief Bill Grana as President
HCTec Partners taps former UL/PureSafety chief Bill Grana as President

Entrepreneur and investor seems Nashville momentum growing, despite traffic and other concerns.

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Nashville startups scouted by Cedars-Sinai<br>Healthcare Accelerator with Techstars
Nashville startups scouted by Cedars-Sinai
Healthcare Accelerator with Techstars

Opportunity helps close gap after closure of EC's healthcare cohort accelerator.

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Briefing: Hashed Health to convene blockchain consortium in Nashville
Briefing: Hashed Health to convene blockchain consortium in Nashville

Converging activities could raise Nashville profile on global blockchain map.

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Nashville investors with hospital savvy eyed by Patientory PHM startup
Nashville investors with hospital savvy eyed by Patientory PHM startup

[updated] Grad of Boomtown, StartupHealth accelerators presses forward.

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Street Jelly Media hits pavement for capital raise for B2B+B2C growth
Street Jelly Media hits pavement for capital raise for B2B+B2C growth

VTC Bootstrapper til now, Knoxville startup aims for HD livestreaming leadership

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Outgrowing startup ranks, Confirmation.com keeps pushing its envelope
Outgrowing startup ranks, Confirmation.com keeps pushing its envelope

Still-evolving company looks at Medicaid, Big Banks, blockchain technology and international.

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

[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.

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Life Science TN convenes GOP panel here to mull Election 2016's impact
Life Science TN convenes GOP panel here to mull Election 2016's impact

Journalists to be excluded, Dem's not invited to panel.

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Former US Senator Frist 'cautiously optimistic'<br>nation will address healthcare effectively
Former US Senator Frist 'cautiously optimistic'
nation will address healthcare effectively

Expresses confidence stage is set for constructive engagement about insurance exchanges and more.

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Faros Healthcare names board chair, as Centerstone plan advances
Faros Healthcare names board chair, as Centerstone plan advances

[updated] Former Pathfinder exec is CEO in the business that got running start in Centerstone.

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Venture Notes - 19 October 2016
Venture Notes - 19 October 2016

Boyd & Brock of LaunchTN respond on sustainability, Healthcare, Rural Metrics and more.

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Expression Health Analytics presses Seed round, eyes Series A raise
Expression Health Analytics presses Seed round, eyes Series A raise

Startup has attracted a Tech Coast Angels participant.

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Martin Ventures-backed Hashed Health unveiled<br>for healthcare blockchain dev + commercialization
Martin Ventures-backed Hashed Health unveiled
for healthcare blockchain dev + commercialization

[Updated] Blockchain initiatives now said to be expanding in Nashville.

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Venture Notes - Sept. 29, 2016
Venture Notes - Sept. 29, 2016

VU spawns Predictgov, Clayton Associates, REDCap Cloud update, NextGxDx raise, Project Healthcare, The TENN and more.

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Venture Notes - 23 September 2016
Venture Notes - 23 September 2016

More than a dozen nuggets from around the state.

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Charlie Martin: Time for trumpet and an assault on Healthcare's Jericho?
Charlie Martin: Time for trumpet and an assault on Healthcare's Jericho?

Healthcare entrepreneur believes status quo may be no more 'impregnable' than storied city's walls.

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Bredesen: Straight talk on HealthIT, procurement and 'Darwinian tensions'
Bredesen: Straight talk on HealthIT, procurement and 'Darwinian tensions'

A tech-savvy chief executive lays-out what he sees as some hard truths.

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October 3: Distributed Health CLE on Blockchain + legal, regulatory issues
October 3: Distributed Health CLE on Blockchain + legal, regulatory issues

Sponsored by BTC, publisher of Distributed Magazine, unprecedented event addresses lawyers' needs.

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TriStar Health Partners eyes $100MM fund for healthIT, medtech and more
TriStar Health Partners eyes $100MM fund for healthIT, medtech and more

TriStar and Innovation Institute leaders 'get along well as human beings'

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Martin Ventures Founder Charlie Martin to Keynote Distributed: Health
Martin Ventures Founder Charlie Martin to Keynote Distributed: Health
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Charlie Martin on the Disruptive Potential<br>of Blockchain Technology for Healthcare
Charlie Martin on the Disruptive Potential
of Blockchain Technology for Healthcare
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Reporter's Notebook:<br>VU Music, Mind & Society Program may feed Nashville innovation
Reporter's Notebook:
VU Music, Mind & Society Program may feed Nashville innovation

Within this scientific work are pain-points that could spawn inventions, innovations and startups.

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CaredFor: Polidor siblings eye Seed raise for referral-marketing startup
CaredFor: Polidor siblings eye Seed raise for referral-marketing startup

The CellJournalist veterans have brought another startup to the starting-line, this time in marketing software.

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Venture Notes - 27 July 2016
Venture Notes - 27 July 2016

Speakers ahead and a Nashville startup joins Louisville healthcare accelerator.

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mSIGNIA nears end of Series A raise, sees Nashville as its techdev center
mSIGNIA nears end of Series A raise, sees Nashville as its techdev center

User-authentication startup pledges to grow Nashville headquarters.

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Dart Music pivots to deeper water as Dart Data, pursues $2MM Series A
Dart Music pivots to deeper water as Dart Data, pursues $2MM Series A

[updated] Native Nashville entrepreneur presses forward after classic rethink.

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Enterprise Wellness: Chattanooga's Spire Labs looks to accelerate
Enterprise Wellness: Chattanooga's Spire Labs looks to accelerate

VTC Chattanooga startup made very strategic pivot, and builds bizdev presence in Nashville.

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CEO: Healthcare Blocks raising capital, navigates Tech-Angel shortage
CEO: Healthcare Blocks raising capital, navigates Tech-Angel shortage

[updated] Long-time Nashville resident Kelso rather not relocate, but needs Tech-savvy investors.

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Music Startup resource? Insights into Music Consumers
Music Startup resource? Insights into Music Consumers

Music is awash in data, but this product of a partnership shows value-add potential.

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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.

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HealthQRS current investors can fund ramp-up,<br>but strategic money + marketshare attractive
HealthQRS current investors can fund ramp-up,
but strategic money + marketshare attractive

HealthIT entrepreneur Eric Winter signs-on for another startup rodeo.

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Proximity Aware chooses Nashville, sets Seed raise for its Menud platform
Proximity Aware chooses Nashville, sets Seed raise for its Menud platform

Departing tech-centric Bay Area, co-founder cites Nashville's numerous advantages.

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Healthtech veteran sees blockchain technology upside for Nashville, industry
Healthtech veteran sees blockchain technology upside for Nashville, industry

John Bass, CEO of HCA's InVivoLink, has joined the Blockchain expedition.

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Startup capital raises reported for HoneyCo indie-living + Ampersand Health
Startup capital raises reported for HoneyCo indie-living + Ampersand Health

While talk of industry consolidation and impediments continues, entrepreneurs keep innovating.

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EC seeks Entrepreneur in Residence, add advisors for Project Healthcare
EC seeks Entrepreneur in Residence, add advisors for Project Healthcare

[Updated] The EC also seeks an Entrepreneur in Residence for the PH initiative.

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Winners announced from Statewide University Pitch Competition
Winners announced from Statewide University Pitch Competition

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

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June 14, Oct. 3 events target Blockchain adoption<br>in Healthcare, Supply Chain, Financial Services
June 14, Oct. 3 events target Blockchain adoption
in Healthcare, Supply Chain, Financial Services

Updated - Nashville's BTCMedia is examining Blockchain in Nashville and St. Louis.

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Healthtech: Spera Health F&F raise likely prelude to true Seed round
Healthtech: Spera Health F&F raise likely prelude to true Seed round

Behavioral Health, particularly addiction treatment, is the launchpad.

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TeleMed: WeCounsel Solutions completes $3.5MM Series A capital raise
TeleMed: WeCounsel Solutions completes $3.5MM Series A capital raise

VTC Founder and investors express strong confidence in market headway.

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2016 Memphis Accelerator Portfolios announced
2016 Memphis Accelerator Portfolios announced

VTC Teams arriving for array of Memphis accelerators.

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Reporter's Notebook: Healthcare M&A Conference in Nashville, June 16-17
Reporter's Notebook: Healthcare M&A Conference in Nashville, June 16-17

VNC Discount: Healthcare consolidation is robust and the landscape rapidly shifting.

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PYA Analytics keeps Healthcare emphasis, mulls eventual MD Radio capital raise or sale and welcomes opportunities in other verticals
PYA Analytics keeps Healthcare emphasis, mulls eventual MD Radio capital raise or sale and welcomes opportunities in other verticals

VTC PYA's long-standing 'dream' of attracting ORNL talent is paying off in varied forms.

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Their Take on Capital: Grant Jackson, Council Capital managing partner
Their Take on Capital: Grant Jackson, Council Capital managing partner

Managing General Partners gives fresh view of region's Healthcare sector.

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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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Urgent Team may turn to large PE house if $100MM M&A target looms
Urgent Team may turn to large PE house if $100MM M&A target looms

Chairman/CEO says company can be in Top 10 ranks nationally by EOY16.

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HealthIT: Both hard realities and major opportunities are C4MI targets
HealthIT: Both hard realities and major opportunities are C4MI targets

Center for Medical Interoperability begins ramping-up its architectural and assessment work.

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Gem founder ranks NVille Healthcare sector as a key Blockchain market
Gem founder ranks NVille Healthcare sector as a key Blockchain market

CEO Winkelspecht is working with HC customers on proof of concept technologies.

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$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.

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Medical Decisions LLC plans $2MM-plus Series A for EvidenceCare platform
Medical Decisions LLC plans $2MM-plus Series A for EvidenceCare platform

Spying opportunity to speed adoption of evidence-based medicine, startup asserts itself.

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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

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

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CEO: Cicayda LLC extends Series B for growth, receives suitors
CEO: Cicayda LLC extends Series B for growth, receives suitors

Four-year-old Cicayda preps for growth and explores M&A possibilities.

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Qualderm Partners raises $31.8MM for practice growth,<br>PE Cressey and VC Apple Tree back the transaction
Qualderm Partners raises $31.8MM for practice growth,
PE Cressey and VC Apple Tree back the transaction

A consolidator has been quietly established in Nashville, focusing on an aging-driven sector.

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Martin Ventures' bet on Carena telemed a signal for Nashville HealthIT?
Martin Ventures' bet on Carena telemed a signal for Nashville HealthIT?

Frank Coliano shares the view from one of Nashville's most interesting vantage-points.

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Venture Notes - February 8, 2016
Venture Notes - February 8, 2016

[updated] Raises by SertintyONE, Lincor, MedPass and others updated here.

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Tech-talented VU School of Engineering alumni quickly spread afar
Tech-talented VU School of Engineering alumni quickly spread afar

The local shortage of computer science, other engineering talent oft-cited, while recruiters swarm.

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Startup assistive-device maker TabletTable considering recruiting capital
Startup assistive-device maker TabletTable considering recruiting capital

[updated] Entrepreneur says he knows his limits, wants assistive-device mission to succeed.

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FinTech Nashville: Bitcoin, Blockchain at center of BTCMedia event plans
FinTech Nashville: Bitcoin, Blockchain at center of BTCMedia event plans

[updated] Advocates believe Healthcare could be linchpin in new cyberindustrial role for Nashville.

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CEO: Entrepreneur Center views Jumpstart accelerator exit as opportunity
CEO: Entrepreneur Center views Jumpstart accelerator exit as opportunity

[updated] Prepared for change, EC CEO has already sketched-out 2016 strategy.

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Angels: NueCura MP eyes science-driven health-tech startups, sees Williamson County as likely hub for nextgen technologies
Angels: NueCura MP eyes science-driven health-tech startups, sees Williamson County as likely hub for nextgen technologies

[updated] Its Angel ranks could rise to 50 in 2016, and it may do a half-dozen deals.

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Selous Venture Society, allies mull investment in VU IP-driven nPhase
Selous Venture Society, allies mull investment in VU IP-driven nPhase

[Updated] nPhase CEO identified. Software with global users and a serious track record is a friendly target.

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Venture Notes 9 December 2015
Venture Notes 9 December 2015

Here's an update on salient capital raises and related.

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NVille's GoNoodle gets strategic investment from Children's Health of Texas
NVille's GoNoodle gets strategic investment from Children's Health of Texas

CEO McQuigg has had quite a journey. Now, he sees a global opportunity.

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Venture Calendar 2015 - Updated
Venture Calendar 2015 - Updated

Updated No matter where you are in Tennessee, you'll want to consider many of these.

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VC's Lucro Marketplace for Healthcare solutions seeks array of partners
VC's Lucro Marketplace for Healthcare solutions seeks array of partners

[updated] Startup greenlighted with patient capital, golden Roladexes.

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Aegis Health Security, Global Action eye impact-investment partnership
Aegis Health Security, Global Action eye impact-investment partnership

[Updated] Partnership would support a network of investors and entrepreneurs.

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Gov. Haslam's evolving performance dashboard<br>gains heft and sheds some graphic impact</center>
Gov. Haslam's evolving performance dashboard
gains heft and sheds some graphic impact

[updated] Even terrorism and immigration issues may affect performance monitoring.

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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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Bunker Labs for Veterans emerging at Nashville Entrepreneur Center
Bunker Labs for Veterans emerging at Nashville Entrepreneur Center

New services for Veterans who aim to become entrepreneurial troopers may lie ahead.

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Claritas Capital-backed PGT entrant Genomind pursues $13MM capraise
Claritas Capital-backed PGT entrant Genomind pursues $13MM capraise

[Updated] Nashville VC continues building its healthcare portfolio.

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Dan Hogan's Medalogix files to pursue $1.5MM capraise
Dan Hogan's Medalogix files to pursue $1.5MM capraise

Healthcare analytics player follows $5MM raise with a smaller, possible bridge move.

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$20MM raise: Former Chattem execs, Entrepreneur team for Focus Consumer Health launch
$20MM raise: Former Chattem execs, Entrepreneur team for Focus Consumer Health launch

VTC By year-end, this Chattanooga group could be buying personal-care brands.

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HealthIT: Brentwood-based Healthspek eyes $1.5MM Series A capraise
HealthIT: Brentwood-based Healthspek eyes $1.5MM Series A capraise

Seed to B-round scenario begins to emerge, with pharmacogenetic testing a driver.

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iCitizen gets Sen. Corker visit; iCitizen app nears V2.0 launch
iCitizen gets Sen. Corker visit; iCitizen app nears V2.0 launch

Rapid, but selective hiring, while software development runs apace toward V2 debut.

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Axial Healthcare sees Series B, tech buys, deeper-risk role within 24 months
Axial Healthcare sees Series B, tech buys, deeper-risk role within 24 months

[updated Series B] CEO sees 'land-rush' underway in healthcare data for pain-care management.

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Early exit: Welsh Carson-backed naviHealth said sold to Cardinal Health
Early exit: Welsh Carson-backed naviHealth said sold to Cardinal Health

[CONFIRMED] Cardinal takes majority stake; naviHealth's model examined for other verticals.

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Jumpstart Foundry's Health:Further - presenting companies
Jumpstart Foundry's Health:Further - presenting companies

Here's the up-to-date listing of presenting companies.

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Centerstone Research Institute eyes capital for healthcare analytics spin-out
Centerstone Research Institute eyes capital for healthcare analytics spin-out

Centerstone of America seeks commercial prowess to get technologies to market.

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Healthbox grad Axial Healthcare completes $8MM equity raise
Healthbox grad Axial Healthcare completes $8MM equity raise

Healthbox grad, chronic pain management player pops-up with raise

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Innertainment Delivery Systems broadens footprint, mulls capital needs
Innertainment Delivery Systems broadens footprint, mulls capital needs

[Updated with IDS sale] California Corrections confirms major edtech contract for early-stage company.

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Payments entrepreneur Daily completes 8th acquisition,<br>may not need full $100MM raise before considering IPO
Payments entrepreneur Daily completes 8th acquisition,
may not need full $100MM raise before considering IPO

[Update] In 3rd outing, CEO focuses on technology for enterprises that 'don't go out of business'.

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'War' ahead? Startup Initial State Technologies preps for capital raises
'War' ahead? Startup Initial State Technologies preps for capital raises

Founder views new entrants to Internet of Things market as validation.

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Scorebird mobile sports-data startup preps $1MM-plus Series A raise
Scorebird mobile sports-data startup preps $1MM-plus Series A raise

Presenting in 36|86 next month, startup targets TN, then TX and beyond.

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Amplion Clinical Comms builds value before considering capital or exit
Amplion Clinical Comms builds value before considering capital or exit

[Updated] David Condra and investors bide their time, to catch the wave they see building.

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Expansion-minded Addiction Campuses has raised $20MM -- and it's early
Expansion-minded Addiction Campuses has raised $20MM -- and it's early

Year-old company may consider Series B raise within 12 months

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Mainsail Group capraise funds contract-marketing, alt-revenue startup
Mainsail Group capraise funds contract-marketing, alt-revenue startup

Initially targeting health systems, startup is advised by Harpeth Capital.

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Pet health: Vet on Demand telemed startup to raise capital
Pet health: Vet on Demand telemed startup to raise capital

Co-founder says Seed money seems more likely to come for the Coast.

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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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MedPass Health data-workflow startup aces Seed round, eyes Series A raise
MedPass Health data-workflow startup aces Seed round, eyes Series A raise

[updated] This immunization data-collection startup is being accelerated via a university alliance.

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Data-centric WPC Healthcare eyes capital raise to deepen Taproot
Data-centric WPC Healthcare eyes capital raise to deepen Taproot

[updated] Suitors queued, this compliance and insights specialist considers tapping the private market.

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X Factor: NextGxDx eyes fresh capital raise, dismisses exit notion
X Factor: NextGxDx eyes fresh capital raise, dismisses exit notion

[updated name change] With sector veterans on its board and access to capital, this startup girds for raise.

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FinTech: New Constructs CEO says accelerator leverage,<br>regulatory initiatives contribute to 'huge tailwind'
FinTech: New Constructs CEO says accelerator leverage,
regulatory initiatives contribute to 'huge tailwind'

David Trainer says distortions in financial reporting are often overlooked, to investors' detriment.

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Ebb & Flow: Former Emdeon SVP relishes growth-oriented CarePayment role
Ebb & Flow: Former Emdeon SVP relishes growth-oriented CarePayment role

[updated] Though relo'd from Nashville to Portland, CEO keeps eye on Nashville.

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HealthIT: Scale-focused RoundingWell in Super-Angel raise, may double staff
HealthIT: Scale-focused RoundingWell in Super-Angel raise, may double staff

[updated] Smithwick says early market penetration signals 'time to step on the gas'.

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Healthbox grad Atlas Health Technologies eyes Seed capital round
Healthbox grad Atlas Health Technologies eyes Seed capital round

[updated] Accelerator grad moving toward an inflection point, and Healthbox tweaks its model.

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CampusQuad: Ingram Content announces 2d Edtech investment in five days
CampusQuad: Ingram Content announces 2d Edtech investment in five days

Student engagement for colleges and universities is the focal-point of this startup.

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Edtech: Ingram Content Group Ventures invests in Austin's Querium Corp
Edtech: Ingram Content Group Ventures invests in Austin's Querium Corp

Education content and assessment are hot segments that Ingram seems to eye.

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Silicon Heartbeat: Comments from NTC Award speakers set the tone
Silicon Heartbeat: Comments from NTC Award speakers set the tone

Execs from Digital Reasoning, Rustici and State Economic Development are highlighted.

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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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Executive response on the Nashville FinTech opportunity
Executive response on the Nashville FinTech opportunity

The question remains whether the Change Agents' enthusiasm is contagious.

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Agassi named CEO of Trinisys enterprise technology company
Agassi named CEO of Trinisys enterprise technology company

Veteran executive gains helm of company seeking strong growth.

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Ferrell: After acquisition, changes ahead for some Southcomm properties
Ferrell: After acquisition, changes ahead for some Southcomm properties

[updated] Chris Ferrell will focus on operations, while Cygnus exec takes the company's helm

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PE-backed Aegis Sciences acquires startup Diagnovus' assets
PE-backed Aegis Sciences acquires startup Diagnovus' assets

Two Tennessee-born science-centered companies are united

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Kozicki: Brentwood Capital Advisors eyes pure-play Technology deals
Kozicki: Brentwood Capital Advisors eyes pure-play Technology deals

Veteran of the Nashville HIT, software and entrepreneurial scenes joins boutique.

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XOEye Technologies wearables gameplan could include Series B in 2015
XOEye Technologies wearables gameplan could include Series B in 2015

[updated] Google Glass is not a large blip on this startup's radar, thus far.

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PEOPLE: Anand Sanwal's CB Insights has eyes on Nashville + Tennessee
PEOPLE: Anand Sanwal's CB Insights has eyes on Nashville + Tennessee

A keen observer of America's startup and Venture landscape took a few minutes with VNC.

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Council Capital launches Fund III with $125MM target, exits Ingenious Med
Council Capital launches Fund III with $125MM target, exits Ingenious Med

[Updated] Private equity firm with $200MM capital managed, seeks to increase its opportunities

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Health IT: Nashville possible candidate for<br> Center for Medical Interoperability presence
Health IT: Nashville possible candidate for
Center for Medical Interoperability presence

[updated] Board named. Nashville's role with a transformative Tech-standards player

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VU prof's Maize Analytics targets health-info breaches, mulls capital raise
VU prof's Maize Analytics targets health-info breaches, mulls capital raise

[updated] Protecting personal health information resident in electronic medical records is startup's timely focus.

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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

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Venture Notes: EO-Nashville, Back Porch Group,<br> Sagents, PBM365, Frontier Capital, Tandum
Venture Notes: EO-Nashville, Back Porch Group,
Sagents, PBM365, Frontier Capital, Tandum

Updates on Endorsee, Sagents, Tandum, EO Nashville, PBM365, Back Porch Group, Exile.

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M&A ahead: Fetherling's Perception Health<br> teams with PYA Analytics, XSolis/Advent
M&A ahead: Fetherling's Perception Health
teams with PYA Analytics, XSolis/Advent

Serial entrepreneur doesn't understand why the Tech sector consolidation is so hesitant.

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VentureNotes: Jumpstart Foundry, TNovation initiative
VentureNotes: Jumpstart Foundry, TNovation initiative

[Yes is answer] Might JSF become a single-vertical startup accelerator? TN HiMSS unveils new program identity.

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HealthTech: Stratasan sharpens messages ahead of capital-raise decision
HealthTech: Stratasan sharpens messages ahead of capital-raise decision

With products defined, this startup aims to cut through the 'Big Data' hype.

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TN CRS: Hellman & Friedman VIII gets $80MM<br> PE commitment from TN retirement system
TN CRS: Hellman & Friedman VIII gets $80MM
PE commitment from TN retirement system

HFCP is a familiar name to Emdeon, Amsurg, Sedgwick and others in the region.

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MedCenterDisplay advances Series B raise, sharpens digital-comm role
MedCenterDisplay advances Series B raise, sharpens digital-comm role

[Updated] President Aylward said he believes the market is now coming more in MedCenterDisplay's direction

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Advisors: LBMC took its time picking pivotal M&A services leader
Advisors: LBMC took its time picking pivotal M&A services leader

Firm feels it surprised some folks by doubling-down on transactions-services work.

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Gold Mobile seeks Nashville customers and capital for GoMo Health platform
Gold Mobile seeks Nashville customers and capital for GoMo Health platform

New Jersey-based engagement and loyalty company says Healthcare may become its sole focus.

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Mid-TN's NueCura Partners gathers Angels, some join MEDArchon capraise
Mid-TN's NueCura Partners gathers Angels, some join MEDArchon capraise

Entrepreneurial Nashville physician, a strategic advisor and a startup CTO rally Seed investors

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Jumpstart: Healthcare MarketMaker bridges toward Seed capital raise
Jumpstart: Healthcare MarketMaker bridges toward Seed capital raise

Despite deep financial experience, CEO has taken deliberate steps to ensure startup success

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CEO says Medalogix's Series A journey<br>brings Nashville investment issues into focus
CEO says Medalogix's Series A journey
brings Nashville investment issues into focus

[updated] Dan Hogan earned his stripes in healthcare delivery, aims to win stars in predictive analytics

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Healthcare: Former Avondale analyst Dolliver has global mindset
Healthcare: Former Avondale analyst Dolliver has global mindset

Kemp Dolliver says ties to developing nations' companies are important

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

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

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Revolution Ventures' Case seeks to light fire under Nashville entrepreneurs
Revolution Ventures' Case seeks to light fire under Nashville entrepreneurs

John Ingram asks the founder of AOL about ways to 'disrupt' politics-as-usual.

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High on Nashville, tech startups 24/7 Sports,<br>Comicbook.com mull growth strategies
High on Nashville, tech startups 24/7 Sports,
Comicbook.com mull growth strategies

[updated] CBS Sports Digital buys 24/7 Sports, led by Shannon Terry.

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Nashville Technology Council 2013 Awards
Nashville Technology Council 2013 Awards

The votes are in for the 2013 NTC Awards!

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Tech R&D: Vanderbilt UMC partners to explore outpatient workflows, communications
Tech R&D: Vanderbilt UMC partners to explore outpatient workflows, communications

Vanderbilt University Medical Center teams with West Institute and business-process outsourcer 

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Nashville Angels: Nashai leverages China ties, consumer health interest
Nashville Angels: Nashai leverages China ties, consumer health interest

Crom Carmichael's personal network won him an early taste of Nashville cross-border startup

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 LifeScience: TNInvestco-funded Diagnovus' growth<br>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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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

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

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Vanderbilt's Lutz kicks-off 'One Vanderbilt IT' cultural-change initiative
Vanderbilt's Lutz kicks-off 'One Vanderbilt IT' cultural-change initiative

Former IBM Canada prez says VU's 'institutional will' gives him confidence

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Shareable Ink names McGraw CEO, succeeding Founder Steve Hau
Shareable Ink names McGraw CEO, succeeding Founder Steve Hau

[update 15 May 2015] Hal Andrews new CEO. A company drawn here by the healthcare magnet gets a new leader.

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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

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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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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
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Anthem Healthcare Intelligence capital raise underway with NEST-TN aboard
Anthem Healthcare Intelligence capital raise underway with NEST-TN aboard
[Updated] Agilum, fka Anthem Health Intelligence, updated its $5.5MM capital raise.
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Commercialization: Eagle's VU team launching Vitalnx Corporation
Commercialization: Eagle's VU team launching Vitalnx Corporation

Med Center and Biomed Engineering faculty and students collaborate in commercialization effort

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Former HMS chief Stephenson now Condra's president/COO<br>at Dalcon Communications, says Linkedin entry
Former HMS chief Stephenson now Condra's president/COO
at Dalcon Communications, says Linkedin entry
[Confirmed] Dalcon now sports a gathering of Tech eagles.
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Not Invented Here:<br>HealthPrize 'engagement engine' increases medication compliance
Not Invented Here:
HealthPrize 'engagement engine' increases medication compliance
A serial entrepreneur and a physician draw on behavioral economics and other fields
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VentureNotes, September 10, 2012
VentureNotes, September 10, 2012
Galen, VentureIncite, LaunchTN, Dobie Media, FamilyVenture Management and more
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Care Technology Systems says Healthcare venture veteran Hertik joins board
Care Technology Systems says Healthcare venture veteran Hertik joins board
There are other shoes to drop at Care Technology, but today's is a good start
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Smithwick-Weaver prep RoundingWell for provider-patient engagement market
Smithwick-Weaver prep RoundingWell for provider-patient engagement market

Tech entrepreneurs tackle the healthcare engagement knot from a different angle

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Briefly: TriStar Technology Ventures invests in Cerebrotech
Briefly: TriStar Technology Ventures invests in Cerebrotech
Another bet in medical devices is m ade by Jacobson-led venture firm
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Diabetes Care Group adds Cook's MGC/Limestone via $5MM round
Diabetes Care Group adds Cook's MGC/Limestone via $5MM round
The rising tide of diabetes attracts investment to companies with convincing models
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Updated: Former Frist staffer Ketchel files for MDSave capital raises
Updated: Former Frist staffer Ketchel files for MDSave capital raises

[Updated] Patient-pay firm continues its capital-raising.

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Noted: Pathfinder Therapeutics has named Jim Cloar president, CEO
Noted: Pathfinder Therapeutics has named Jim Cloar president, CEO
The latest CEO appointment at the helm of Pathfinder has a med-devices background.
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AirStrip attracted HCA strategic capital and expanded operational ties
AirStrip attracted HCA strategic capital and expanded operational ties
An alliance with HCA leads to Nashville presence for this ambitious San Antonio company
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ERM Legal Solutions startup is thinking big beyond its $1.25MM A round
ERM Legal Solutions startup is thinking big beyond its $1.25MM A round
If VC's embrace this startup, there could soon be 100 new tech-centric jobs in Music City
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Gov. Haslam's performance Dashboard is mostly welcomed, but some want a deeper view of results
Gov. Haslam's performance Dashboard is mostly welcomed, but some want a deeper view of results
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NextGxDx A-round aids launch of genetic-testing marketplace for physicians
NextGxDx A-round aids launch of genetic-testing marketplace for physicians
Helping doc's pick the right genetic tests is the mission of this Web-based marketplace
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Nashville's SeniorMetrix sells to stealthy NaviHealth,<br>backed by Welsh Carson, Select Medical, Universal American
Nashville's SeniorMetrix sells to stealthy NaviHealth,
backed by Welsh Carson, Select Medical, Universal American

Rick Glanz exits in a big way, via a stealthily formed buyer backed by biggies

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Cardiovascular Care Group seeks $40MM capital infusion
Cardiovascular Care Group seeks $40MM capital infusion
Long-time allies go to the well once more for one of their many healthcare businesses.
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TNInvestco-backed startup 'Krush' raises $4.5MM for predictive-network entry
TNInvestco-backed startup 'Krush' raises $4.5MM for predictive-network entry
The Gina Ashe-Eric Satz team presses ahead in a potentially disruptive offering for the retail sector.
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NeighborMD's $2.5MM raise attracts Nashville Capital Network
NeighborMD's $2.5MM raise attracts Nashville Capital Network
Healthcare gets another boost from local investors, successfully closes round.
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Noted: Tailwind, McWhorters buy into Cumberland Consulting
Noted: Tailwind, McWhorters buy into Cumberland Consulting
Now a Delaware company, CCG looks to diversify offerings and targets platform growth, including M&A
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Memphis VC-allied MB Innovations eyes medical-devices development
Memphis VC-allied MB Innovations eyes medical-devices development
VC and industry veteran Mike Sherman will leave work, starting with Spine Wave
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Gary Ferguson named chief healthcare strategist for TIBCO Software
Gary Ferguson named chief healthcare strategist for TIBCO Software
Former NotifyMD joins a major player in the
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Still scouting Nashville: Kathy Harris heads M&A for Sharecare;<br>one VC dubs the startup the nation's 'next-gen WebMD'
Still scouting Nashville: Kathy Harris heads M&A for Sharecare;
one VC dubs the startup the nation's 'next-gen WebMD'
This startup has ties to Discovery Communications, which bought a Nashville tech venture in 2006
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Healthbox Technologies' startup scenario signals rapid hiring, eventual M&A
Healthbox Technologies' startup scenario signals rapid hiring, eventual M&A
UPDATE Andrews move on to revenue-cycle venture, leaving Healthbox behind.
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Fauchet to succeed Ken Galloway as Dean<br>of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering
Fauchet to succeed Ken Galloway as Dean
of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering
Vanderbilt University's 34-ranked Engineering Schools bows recognition of one Dean's contributions, announces his successor
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Proponents of 'OneC1ty' techbiz campus may need a bigger Bandwagon
Proponents of 'OneC1ty' techbiz campus may need a bigger Bandwagon
Life sciences, healthcare services and technology and more could cluster in a redeveloping area of Metro Nashville
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HCA Parallon unit taps O'Boyle as president
HCA Parallon unit taps O'Boyle as president
HCA's business-solutions unit is diversifying and names successor to retiring president
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Franklin-based PureSafety sells to Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
Franklin-based PureSafety sells to Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
Performance, occupational safety and other fields are supported by PureSafety software and services
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Health online: Big City Docs plans to target Nashville consumers in 2012
Health online: Big City Docs plans to target Nashville consumers in 2012
An Owen grad and former Cybera exec puts his venture skills to work for an Alabama startup that's eying Nashville
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Healthcare disruptors: Jacobson's Healthcare Investment Group<br>adds MK-ShattuckHammond's Dashiff to create innovative businesses
Healthcare disruptors: Jacobson's Healthcare Investment Group
adds MK-ShattuckHammond's Dashiff to create innovative businesses

It seems that as promised, this portfolio of private equity and venture capital assets will be deployed for innovation

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VentureNote: Digital Reasoning Systems $7MM raise reported
VentureNote: Digital Reasoning Systems $7MM raise reported
Stealthy Tim Estes and his stealthy company are making another move of some kind
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NewsBits, Oct. 31, 2011
NewsBits, Oct. 31, 2011
Startup Tennessee gets operations staff, a tech exec volunteers in Uganda, $ for GOBA and more
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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
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NewsBits, Oct. 26, 2011
NewsBits, Oct. 26, 2011
Milestone events, capital raises, a whiskey resurrected, and local venture news recapped.
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VenturePeople: Kate O'Neill of Metamarketer
VenturePeople: Kate O'Neill of Metamarketer
A well-traveled transplant shares her mission and her views of Nashville potential as crossroads
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VentureNotes: Change|Healthcare, XMi High Growth,<br>Shareable Ink, StreamWeaver
VentureNotes: Change|Healthcare, XMi High Growth,
Shareable Ink, StreamWeaver

[UPDATED] A newly created healthcare fund gives the nod to a Nashville startup, plus updates from XMi, Shareable Ink and more

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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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Nashville Entrepreneur Center gains Galen Partners as lead Healthcare sponsor
Nashville Entrepreneur Center gains Galen Partners as lead Healthcare sponsor
Galen-Burcham alliance goes back years; other firms had a shot at top-billing in NEC healthcare work
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TNInvestcos-funded 'S2 Interactive' debuts at Musculoskeletal venture forum
TNInvestcos-funded 'S2 Interactive' debuts at Musculoskeletal venture forum
Larry Foster's been nursing this idea for improving surgi-team proficiency for years; the iPad made it possible
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NewsBits, Sept. 20, 2011
NewsBits, Sept. 20, 2011

Executive transitions, capital raises, alliances and innovations.

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BreatheAmerica B-round hits $22MM with Essex Woodlands in lead
BreatheAmerica B-round hits $22MM with Essex Woodlands in lead
A veteran healthcare entrepreneur takes another stride toward scaling-up his venture.
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Newsbits, August 29, 2011
Newsbits, August 29, 2011
McWhorter shepherds EC, JumpStarters wait verdict, a rash of local SEC filings, Collins rides an IPO and more
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Healthcare-focused Council Ventures adds HealthSpring CEO Fritch<br>for CEO council that guides health and related portfolio companies
Healthcare-focused Council Ventures adds HealthSpring CEO Fritch
for CEO council that guides health and related portfolio companies

Bottorff-, Gambill-led firm is amassing quite a healthcare brain trust

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Entrada ramps-up marketing, products with B-round capital infusion
Entrada ramps-up marketing, products with B-round capital infusion

[Sale updated] Early-stage company has room for further capital recruitment, as it aims to leverage rising interest in electronic health records-related technology

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VenturePeople, August 1, 2011
VenturePeople, August 1, 2011
Five more updates from a VCs, an entrepreneur, a couple of developers and a bizdev pro.
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TNInvestco-backed VenX vein-treatment device gets FDA nod
TNInvestco-backed VenX vein-treatment device gets FDA nod
Venture persists within the regulatory system to advance its product
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MB Ventures makes its first TNInvestco bet: Veracity Medical Solutions
MB Ventures makes its first TNInvestco bet: Veracity Medical Solutions
MB partner says new fund has traction, with more announcements coming soon
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Disruptive Capital: Dr. Harry Jacobson's push for investment<br>could help make Nashville 'the Silicon Valley of Healthcare'
Disruptive Capital: Dr. Harry Jacobson's push for investment
could help make Nashville 'the Silicon Valley of Healthcare'
To be the seat of innovation in healthcare delivery, Nashville must attract new capital and novel ideas
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Fetherling joins Moore in rebranded Stratasan startup;<br>Nashville Tech Council CEO search makes strides, says Sloan
Fetherling joins Moore in rebranded Stratasan startup;
Nashville Tech Council CEO search makes strides, says Sloan

Strategic allies will include marketing, PR and healthcare strategy firms, among others

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HealthTeacher reaches venture's 'inflection point';<br>backer Chrysalis joined by SSM as Petra exits
HealthTeacher reaches venture's 'inflection point';
backer Chrysalis joined by SSM as Petra exits
Strategy and financing now inplace, HealthTeacher may have graduated to growth-company status
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VenturePeople: Heritage Group gains Wallace from SVLS
VenturePeople: Heritage Group gains Wallace from SVLS

Nashville VC finds his way home and once more into the healthcare arena

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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, June 6, 2011
NewsBits, June 6, 2011
East TN developments... Entrepreneur Center rebrands Future 50, Nashville 'on the edge' and news roundup.
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Ventures: BlankSlate fund debuts, 5 venture updates
Ventures: BlankSlate fund debuts, 5 venture updates
Five ventures are updated, some raising millions, others bootstrapping, none waiting for others to make it real.
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Fetherling eyes HealthDataSource role, resigns NTC;<br>Tech Council sets CEO search and strategic review
Fetherling eyes HealthDataSource role, resigns NTC;
Tech Council sets CEO search and strategic review
No one's surprised to see Fetherling back in venture garb; he earlier invested in Jason Moore's startup
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CapControls' $3.8m cap raise and AnalytX pact<br>drive Maxwell start-up's pursuit of growth
CapControls' $3.8m cap raise and AnalytX pact
drive Maxwell start-up's pursuit of growth
He took a break after his successful exit from Investment Scorecard, now he's pushing his startup toward deeper waters
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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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NHCC panel: Nashville healthcare stakeholders must promote elsewhere
NHCC panel: Nashville healthcare stakeholders must promote elsewhere
Financing the deal conferees make a point about telling Nashville's story, again.
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NewsBits, April 25, 2011
NewsBits, April 25, 2011
JumpStart's 'brightest'... EmergeMemphis' 45 startups.. Haslam-Hagerty gameplan... David Wilds in cap raise.. Blackstone venture aid...
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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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New Beasley-Rolfe PE firm targets 'business orphans'
New Beasley-Rolfe PE firm targets 'business orphans'
Leveraging personal networks, two entrepreneurs look for things bigger companies should sell.
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Bullpen Ventures preps for pitches, aims for the fence
Bullpen Ventures preps for pitches, aims for the fence
McWhorter's team will field up to a dozen startups per year, once the season begins
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Founder of local $95MM Hope Investments fund<br>aims to support Just Hope global relief work
Founder of local $95MM Hope Investments fund
aims to support Just Hope global relief work

[updated] A former Franklin corporate executive hopes to turn her investment-management savvy into a boon for the impoverished

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TNInvestco pace mounts; Consensus Point next up?
TNInvestco pace mounts; Consensus Point next up?
NEST-TN busy adding portfolio companies as the TN capital-formation program enters second cycle
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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.
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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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FCA Venture Partners, TN Angel Fund<br>bless Silvercare 3MM B-round
FCA Venture Partners, TN Angel Fund
bless Silvercare 3MM B-round
Buntin, Chambless and King comment on completion of incontinence startup's capital raise
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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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Nashville's Frank Grant leaves Cisco to lead Adreima growth
Nashville's Frank Grant leaves Cisco to lead Adreima growth

[updated] Tech-sales leader joins private-equity backed firm with announced M&A ambitions

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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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Healthcare leaders aboard, Parental Health builds traction
Healthcare leaders aboard, Parental Health builds traction
2011 could see profitability for this Nashville telemedicine startup, which gathers luminaries 
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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

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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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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
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Dalcon and C7 Technologies put new alliance in context
Dalcon and C7 Technologies put new alliance in context

One CEO says 'meaningful use' may be the Y2K of this decade, and these firms see opportunities

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iCare EMR sells, so TN e-learning firm re-targets
iCare EMR sells, so TN e-learning firm re-targets
After a Dutch-owned firm snaps-up Knoxville startup's technology, the venture team is reloading
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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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HealthDataSource unveils advisors for health data startup
HealthDataSource unveils advisors for health data startup
Latest health data entry aims to help providers determine demand for services and facilities.
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ANOVA: Biomet co-founder, Spires in ortho implant startup
ANOVA: Biomet co-founder, Spires in ortho implant startup
This Brentwood orthopedic-implants venture has decades of industry experience, and wants Nashville investors to have skin in the game
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NewsBits, Dec. 13: Böer, Ivy, TNInvestco and more
NewsBits, Dec. 13: Böer, Ivy, TNInvestco and more
Herewith, items of interest from around the state.
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Background:  NotifyMD and Ferguson
Background: NotifyMD and Ferguson
During his 13 years with the physicians-messaging company, this entrepreneur drove corporate evolution
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Venture Notes, April 5, 2010
Venture Notes, April 5, 2010
TNInvestco.. Gibson Guitar.. Medical Trade Center.. $5MM private placement.. ICGLink.. Green VC.. VW and more
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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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Informatics pro chosen to execute e-Health plan for TN
Informatics pro chosen to execute e-Health plan for TN
With the end of the Bredesen Administration in sight, the Administration is entrusting its regional exchange initiative to a tech talent
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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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Claritas Capital invests in Entrada Healthcare, eyes EHRs
Claritas Capital invests in Entrada Healthcare, eyes EHRs
Rebranded company attempts to leverage its transcription track-record to provide gateway to increasingly common e-health records
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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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Quick Take: New Seed fund may be on RightSide
Quick Take: New Seed fund may be on RightSide
Nashville and Tennessee VCs sound-off on new seed-stage investment model, with concerns and some things they like
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ISO Capital: Hudsmith prepares Parental Health cap raise
ISO Capital: Hudsmith prepares Parental Health cap raise
From reminding patients of meds and signaling for homehealth help, to recording oral histories and health data, this startup aims to become your parents' next big screen
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Martin Cos. deepens bench at DisastersNet, as HealthStream ally broadens target sectors
Martin Cos. deepens bench at DisastersNet, as HealthStream ally broadens target sectors

Shifts in command, marketing duties may add momentum in company now backed by entrepreneur with deepest pockets

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UT-Battelle, NellOne Therapeutics license patents for tissue therapy
UT-Battelle, NellOne Therapeutics license patents for tissue therapy
Biomed venture that spun-out of Oak Ridge National Laboratory now has intellectual property to address heart damage
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Health IT Roundup: Executives comment on Nashville's leadership options
Health IT Roundup: Executives comment on Nashville's leadership options

Energy and ideas abound among a sample of Nashville healthcare, investment and technology executives rounded-up in just the past few days

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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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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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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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Medaxion goes mobile to capture medical charges
Medaxion goes mobile to capture medical charges

[updated] HealthStream co-founder's latest technology play aims to awaken sleeping value in medical niche

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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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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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Briefly: Jacobson on Informatics Corporation of America
Briefly: Jacobson on Informatics Corporation of America
There may or may not be a place in the future for an Informatics Corp IPO
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Frist:  Quorum alliance, M&A to boost HealthStream 'earnings power'
Frist: Quorum alliance, M&A to boost HealthStream 'earnings power'
HealthStream seems ready to use its cash to innovate or acquire products, buy companies and sell more aggressively alongside its partners
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CEO:  Healthcare Management Systems passing $75MM mark
CEO: Healthcare Management Systems passing $75MM mark
PE-backed HMS acquires technology from undisclosed company, aims to leverage Stimulus funding for further momentum
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Venture Notebook:  Change:Healthcare update
Venture Notebook: Change:Healthcare update
Innovative healthcare technology company has completed an Angel round, and looking ahead to valuation and B-raise
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With NEC running, Echomusic execs launch Rockhouse
With NEC running, Echomusic execs launch Rockhouse
[Updated] With the Nashville Entrepreneur Center unveiled this morning, this entrepreneur is turning his sights to a venture in entertainment
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$40MM in 'lumps':  PassAlong demise spurs entrepreneur onward
$40MM in 'lumps': PassAlong demise spurs entrepreneur onward
Dave Jaworski has his hands in at least three new ventures, and is out on the money trail again, undeterred
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Emdeon shares may get 'bump', but analyst prefers Passport's posture
Emdeon shares may get 'bump', but analyst prefers Passport's posture
[Updated] Case for discounting Emdeon stock doesn't rule-out the company's acquiring transformative assets, to be more than a middleman
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Venture Strategy: HealthTeacher mobilizing community allies to advance contract sales
Venture Strategy: HealthTeacher mobilizing community allies to advance contract sales
With schools' funding hammered, Nashville health-education venture sets out to galvanize local alliances nationwide, to support funding for its curricular and instructional materials.
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HealthStream performance draws analyst's tough love
HealthStream performance draws analyst's tough love
[Updated] There's food for thought, some of which may cause indigestion, in a Noble Financial analyst's views on what is arguably Nashville's oldest Internet-driven company
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Nashville Medical Trade Center team blitzes NV influentials
Nashville Medical Trade Center team blitzes NV influentials
[Updated] At the end of an intensive week of meetings here, the CEO of the proposed trade center says a competing NYC group offered has made overtures
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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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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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C-level team-building:  e+CancerCare names CAO
C-level team-building: e+CancerCare names CAO
A company with a timely mission gains a veteran of Nashville healthcare ventures, as the nation's focus on cancer intensifies
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Briefly:  Ernst & Young VC watcher has eye on Nashville
Briefly: Ernst & Young VC watcher has eye on Nashville
Keep an eye on what your 'constrained' customer must buy, suggests E&Y exec for the hemisphere.
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Rash hospital startup draws Warburg Pincus investment
Rash hospital startup draws Warburg Pincus investment

[Updated] In the best Nashville tradition, a veteran healthcare entrepreneur takes another dip in the nation's hospital gene pool

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Medical Trade Center rivalry simmering twixt Nashville and New York
Medical Trade Center rivalry simmering twixt Nashville and New York
Against a backdrop of prolonged economic uncertainty, three cities' advocates race to plant their flag atop Health
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Healthtech:  Zepherella's Tennessee roll-out set for Fall
Healthtech: Zepherella's Tennessee roll-out set for Fall
As 'transparency' and payment-cycle issues converge, this North Carolina startup targets the front-end of the revenue cycle
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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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Briefly: Council Ventures leads New Day Pharmacy raise
Briefly: Council Ventures leads New Day Pharmacy raise

Council Ventures tells raise for once-fragile Nashville company, with an undisclosed strategic partner

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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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Aegis Sciences muscles-up for growth in Nashville
Aegis Sciences muscles-up for growth in Nashville

Corporate ambitions may suggest a role for outside capital in this high-profile local growth company

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CredenceHealth leverages Angel money and Feds' pressure
CredenceHealth leverages Angel money and Feds' pressure

With $17.2 billion soon under the scalpel, startup feels it has a better mousetrap for improving quality and financial returns

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Informatics Corp. 'no longer a startup', imagines IPO
Informatics Corp. 'no longer a startup', imagines IPO
CEO tells us company's ontrack for profitability and is well positioned to be a category leader
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Passport's Lackey stands aside for new CEO
Passport's Lackey stands aside for new CEO
After nearly 13 years at the helm, revenue-cycle pioneer steps up to the chairman's office, with health IT veteran now aboard
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Nashville HQ possible for Healthcare Management Partners
Nashville HQ possible for Healthcare Management Partners

[updated] Bracing for 'intense shakeout' and scouting for talent, company now counts HCA, Lifepoint among its clients, playing the upside among distressed properties

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ConduIT's eDoc4u describes rampant growth
ConduIT's eDoc4u describes rampant growth
Hospitals looking for greater revenue as elected procedures drop are helping propell health-portal revenue
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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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'Growth advisor' Campbell stays close to the money
'Growth advisor' Campbell stays close to the money
Native daughter turns drive and contacts into a series of healthcare-oriented ventures
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ConnectivHealth divests unit, focuses on key business
ConnectivHealth divests unit, focuses on key business
Evolving Brentwood company focuses fresh capital on latest acquisition, divests once flagship business
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UK exec views Nashville's 'unrivalled' pool of health execs
UK exec views Nashville's 'unrivalled' pool of health execs
Briton observes Nashville healthcare execs as they contemplate their fates, amid an uncertain economy
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STHS Ventures 'accelerates' companies reshaping healthcare
STHS Ventures 'accelerates' companies reshaping healthcare

From his Nashville vantage-point, Jason Dinger works to find opportunities that produce a plus for the community's healthcare

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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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'Hospitals' primary focus of new Avondale analyst
'Hospitals' primary focus of new Avondale analyst
With all eyes on Nashville's healthcare services sector, Avondale fills a key slot on its bench, leaving Health IT for another day
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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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Passport Health not retreating from M&A strategy
Passport Health not retreating from M&A strategy
Management may 'measure twice, cut once' in looking at deals, but local revenue-cycle player still aims for 'choice' standing in the sector
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Opening gambit:  DisastersNet partners with HealthStream
Opening gambit: DisastersNet partners with HealthStream

The stakes for hospitals are high and rising, amid disasters and other incidents, and two tech-driven Nashville companies respond

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HealthStream 'Constitution' sharpens focus
HealthStream 'Constitution' sharpens focus
CEO-driven initiative aims to heighten employee engagement in the company's success
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Council Ventures adds VC general partner
Council Ventures adds VC general partner

Eight-year-old VC adds its fourth general partner, heading into a buyer's market

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Passport Health deal with Aequitas Capital focuses on front-end collections
Passport Health deal with Aequitas Capital focuses on front-end collections
As Passport jockeys for position in the potentially consolidating revenue-cycle sector, it takes on a credit partner
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Rick Oliver's American Sentinel launches D-Round capital raise
Rick Oliver's American Sentinel launches D-Round capital raise

A supposed transformation of education, plus sustained support from key moneymen seem to have given ALS staying-power

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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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Pathfinder Therapeutics gets $5.2MM A-round infusion
Pathfinder Therapeutics gets $5.2MM A-round infusion
After a long sojourn in the VC desert, a VU spinout finds it A-round lead in North Carolina
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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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NHHC Family Tree Release Oct. 20, 2008
NHHC Family Tree Release Oct. 20, 2008
The much-anticipated annual family tree of Nashville-based healthcare ventures has been released by Nashville Health Care Council, and affiliate of the Greater Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
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Solidus capital morphs Galbraith's M21 into OnFocus Healthcare
Solidus capital morphs Galbraith's M21 into OnFocus Healthcare

This private-equity funded Brentwood firm aims to make healthcare organizations transparent for management teams under pressure for quality and performance

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McQuigg tweaks management at ConnectivHealth
McQuigg tweaks management at ConnectivHealth
Facing waves of technologies and possible future M&A deals, this venture-backed organization gets a tuneup
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VU-linked Informatics Corporation expands Nashville presence amid growth
VU-linked Informatics Corporation expands Nashville presence amid growth
Nashville's leading candidate for informatics dominance is adding customers and headcount, leveraging VU technology
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Analytics: SeniorMetrix passes $5MM mark in frail-elderly sector
Analytics: SeniorMetrix passes $5MM mark in frail-elderly sector
This 9-year-old management-led buyout is bootstrapping its way into the future of predictive modeling of treatment outcomes
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Bredesen finance chief eyes legislation for eHealth
Bredesen finance chief eyes legislation for eHealth
Bredesen Administration and its allies believe there's no time like the present to push forward with e-health information, encouraging businesses to spawn on the infohighway.
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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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The Raise: Nashville startup lands in TechCrunch 'DemoPit'
The Raise: Nashville startup lands in TechCrunch 'DemoPit'

Beating-out more than 800 competitors, a confident Statzen hopes a few minutes elevator-pitching West Coast investors will shorten the fund-raising cycle for this emerging company.

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Nashville's Emdeon asserts influence on health tech, privacy debates
Nashville's Emdeon asserts influence on health tech, privacy debates
Under new 'thought-leadership' strategist, the company is asserting its credentials for a seat at the table when talk turns to issues critical to its healthcare business
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Liquidity event: Passport Health deal shows power of health-revenue cycle
Liquidity event: Passport Health deal shows power of health-revenue cycle
Angels, VCs from near and far: Nashville gets a look inside another hot health technology sector, which some think will be driven by M&A activity for years to come.
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VU spin-out ICA promotes Med Center ties
VU spin-out ICA promotes Med Center ties
3401 West End has become something of an enclave of VU innovation. It's home to Informatics Corporation of America (ICA), a spin-out company VU hopes will help revolutionize clinical care.
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Nashville exec immersed in Cisco's healthcare mission
Nashville exec immersed in Cisco's healthcare mission
Based out of Nashville, Frank Grant works overtime to stay on top of the healthcare industry's needs and his own company's initiatives
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Governor's e-Health quarterback shifting back to private sector
Governor's e-Health quarterback shifting back to private sector
UPDATED JUNE 25 1015 - While Agassi joins Cogent, continuity for the eHealth Council will be preserved. Agassi's role there, navigating the Council's path among competing healthcare and insurance stakeholders, has been key.
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Passport Health founder once faced 'blank stares'
Passport Health founder once faced 'blank stares'
Today, he's just put another notch on his acquisitions belt, but not long ago Jim Lackey was begging for that first customer as he attempted to introduce technology in a sector fond of sticky notes, faxes and phone calls.
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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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BioMimetic shakes-off FDA bruise,<Br> carves-out Biotechnology niche
BioMimetic shakes-off FDA bruise,
carves-out Biotechnology niche

Now, after selling its first FDA-approved product to a close ally, BioMimetic is flush with cash and experience -- and committed to developing biotechnologies in Middle Tennessee.

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HealthStream faces another round of challenges
HealthStream faces another round of challenges
HealthStream analyst asks when company will 'get legs', while reinforced management team seeks fresh traction to integrate the company
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