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Center for Entrepreneurship staffs-up within<br>VU Owen Graduate School of Management
Center for Entrepreneurship staffs-up within
VU Owen Graduate School of Management

Less than a month into the mission, new Center director targets numerous objectives.

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VC, Techie, Startup speakers pack March 12-17 week<br>with Nashville entrepreneurship at several venues
VC, Techie, Startup speakers pack March 12-17 week
with Nashville entrepreneurship at several venues

More than 40 speakers, panelists, startup pitchers at several venues.

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Mayor Barry seeks 'Nashville Vision' for economic inclusion, empowerment
Mayor Barry seeks 'Nashville Vision' for economic inclusion, empowerment

A new platoon of civic-minded influentials picks-up the challenge.

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VNC Market Monitor Services
VNC Market Monitor Services

Research and services for VNC Members and prospective Members focused on Nashville and the Mid-South.

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LaunchTN names Capital Formation, Entrepreneurship leaders
LaunchTN names Capital Formation, Entrepreneurship leaders

Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (TTDC), aka Launch Tennessee, fills posts.

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Kauffman funds research on Nashville corporate spin-offs, ecosystem
Kauffman funds research on Nashville corporate spin-offs, ecosystem

Researchers need Nashvillians' help in assay of spin-off activity in Nashville area.

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Venture Notes 14 July 2016
Venture Notes 14 July 2016

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

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Kauffman Foundation, Nashville Entrepreneur Center confirm Nashville pact
Kauffman Foundation, Nashville Entrepreneur Center confirm Nashville pact

With EC as primary Kauffman liaison, EC and others will spur local entrepreneurial innovation.

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Grants: Kauffman Foundation scouting Nashville/VU entrepreneur scene?
Grants: Kauffman Foundation scouting Nashville/VU entrepreneur scene?

[Updated] Who knows, such relatively stealthy encounters may be underway, daily.

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Sometimes its a grind, but LaunchTN CEO<br>optimistic about Tech Commercialization
Sometimes its a grind, but LaunchTN CEO
optimistic about Tech Commercialization

Entrepreneurship, events and attracting capital may have revved-up. Tech transfer? Not so much.

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

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

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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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Reporter's notebook: TNInvestco 2.0
Reporter's notebook: TNInvestco 2.0

Sharing our perspective on the challenges associated with covering the next potential TNInvestco debate.

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Technology Entrepreneurship Task Force<br>  advances at VU School of Engineering
Technology Entrepreneurship Task Force
advances at VU School of Engineering

Doug Schmidt is but one of the sparkplugs firing the school's innovation and commercialization push.

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'New Economy' analysis shows Tennessee lagging 39 other states
'New Economy' analysis shows Tennessee lagging 39 other states

Index delivers composite image of state's economic development, innovation status

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INC's GROWCO entrepreneurial event arrives Nashville, Spring 2014
INC's GROWCO entrepreneurial event arrives Nashville, Spring 2014

The calendar's chock-a-block, but there'll be room for this one

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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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Search! Cornwall no longer leads Belmont University entrepreneur center
Search! Cornwall no longer leads Belmont University entrepreneur center
Dean Patrick Raines considers options in wake of popular leader.
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Bizplans: Churchill asks no equity from Young Entrepreneur Contest entrants
Bizplans: Churchill asks no equity from Young Entrepreneur Contest entrants
Winners - Mortgage company's anniversary may fund a birthday for a startup
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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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NBIC: Nashville incubator seeks next executive director, while strategy unfolds
NBIC: Nashville incubator seeks next executive director, while strategy unfolds
With seeds planted and a new strategy coming, NBIC chief steps down
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Music Council co-chair Randy Goodman adds Lipscomb Univ. Business EIR role
Music Council co-chair Randy Goodman adds Lipscomb Univ. Business EIR role

[updated] Goodman addition adds heft to ambitious Lipcomb plans for its business, entrepreneurial offerings

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'Pantheon Park' idea concentrates Music City techies, entrepreneurs, Creatives
'Pantheon Park' idea concentrates Music City techies, entrepreneurs, Creatives
Dortch Oldham Jr. is one of the mainstays of a stealthy coalition that seeks to create a focalpoint for creative entrepreneurism
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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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Solidus' Venture Incite options ORNL technology<br>to bring its start-up 'assembly line' to life
Solidus' Venture Incite options ORNL technology
to bring its start-up 'assembly line' to life

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

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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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Tough Love: Local VCs and Silicon Valley<br>consultant work separately to keep it real
Tough Love: Local VCs and Silicon Valley
consultant work separately to keep it real
Those who want to broaden entrepreneurship and those who control capital want entrepreneurs to view their businesses realistically
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NewsBits, February 22, 2011
NewsBits, February 22, 2011
New ECD appointee, TNInvestco clone idea, updates on Silicon Ranch, JumpStart, Bizen, entrepreneurship and much more
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TN Biotech may get boost from relaunched Alliance
TN Biotech may get boost from relaunched Alliance
If advanced degrees and the tenacity of two athletes can make a difference, this could be the year
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Digital Nashville launches innovation mentorship service
Digital Nashville launches innovation mentorship service
DN's new service is aimed at corporate innovators and freelancers, as well as entrepreneurs, and leaves the capital-raising to others
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TN TechDev's life running through financial hourglass
TN TechDev's life running through financial hourglass
Tennessee Technology Development Corp. faces the proverbial 'Valley of Death' in its own funding, and looks to the Bredesen Administration for a liferope
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'We are Music City' Entrepreneur Campaign launches
'We are Music City' Entrepreneur Campaign launches

[Updated] The Nashville Area Chamber and its allies are unleashing an Entrepreneur Center, brand and marketing campaign

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Mulron: Digital Nashville loves its independence, diversity
Mulron: Digital Nashville loves its independence, diversity

This progressive digital-media community aims to do well, by doing good, it seems, and it has a couple thousand members to prove it.

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Mergers & Acquisitions:  Mountain Group Capital targets solid companies owned by 'Boomers
Mergers & Acquisitions: Mountain Group Capital targets solid companies owned by 'Boomers
Mountain Group Capital is a family-owned business with five portfolio companies, and is looking for more 'quality deals'
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Entrepreneurs sought for Nashville Business Incubation Center
Entrepreneurs sought for Nashville Business Incubation Center
One of the nation's hardiest incubators, here in Music City, is suddenly in search of entrepreneurs with dreams and discipline
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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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Tech Economy:  TTDC targets Angels and Entrepreneurs
Tech Economy: TTDC targets Angels and Entrepreneurs
Local Angel net and Mercury Labs shoulder high-profile assignments for the state's tech-driven economic development leader
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NEWSBITS Feb. 18, 2009
NEWSBITS Feb. 18, 2009
NCN's latest investment... Luminetx startup possibly touched by SEC-accused Stanford Financial...Consensus Point and NHI get new officers... ORNL exec goes corporate... Stimulus roundup...
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TTDC funds bioscience entrepreneurship initiative
TTDC funds bioscience entrepreneurship initiative

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

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Brain Gain:  Bio Business Plan deadline to be extended
Brain Gain: Bio Business Plan deadline to be extended
Future lawyers, docs and business leaders, as well as life-sciences students, are invited to imagine new bio businesses for Tennessee Biotechnology Association's annual bizplan competition
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Healthier NTC will refocus on venture ties and serving Nashville region
Healthier NTC will refocus on venture ties and serving Nashville region
With regional ambitions and a foundation restored, Fetherling assumes NTC command from Costantine
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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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'Idea 67':  Shmerling offers entrepreneurial concept for Nashville
'Idea 67': Shmerling offers entrepreneurial concept for Nashville
If Nashville wants to keep good businesses here, it should leverage untapped ideas that abound in local companies
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Will Nashville technology community 'mushroom'?
Will Nashville technology community 'mushroom'?

Digital Nashville initiative believes it can make a difference in breeding community for folks in interactive media, streaming, design, other fields.

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