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Board of directors update for Nashville Technology Council
Board of directors update for Nashville Technology Council

18-year-old trade group updates its governing roster.

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Venture Notes - 11 April 2017
Venture Notes - 11 April 2017

About two-dozen items ranging from capital raises, bankruptcy to tech transfer.

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Nashville Mayor Barry names Kelsey Metro's first Chief Strategy Officer
Nashville Mayor Barry names Kelsey Metro's first Chief Strategy Officer

Exec to ensure alignment of budget priorities with priorities of Nashville residents.

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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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Vendor Registry soon to wrap Seed raise and assess way forward
Vendor Registry soon to wrap Seed raise and assess way forward

VTC Long-term capital strategy and exit options await gaining further traction.

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NEA partner eyes 'huge opportunity' for Nashville healthcare technologists
NEA partner eyes 'huge opportunity' for Nashville healthcare technologists

Sandbox, Brentwood Capital, Citigroup, NEA, EDG Partners execs share views.

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President of S-RAM Dynamics sees near-term opportunity in Tennessee
President of S-RAM Dynamics sees near-term opportunity in Tennessee

Tech-dev exec, active Angel with Bioenergy interests surveys the region.

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Stony Creek Colors eyes $8.6MM capital raises now thru 2018
Stony Creek Colors eyes $8.6MM capital raises now thru 2018

Founder presses ahead with no native Tennessee capital, other than her own.

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Venture Notes - March 7, 2016
Venture Notes - March 7, 2016

[updated] TN's pro-entrepreneurship legislation, a $4MM JourneyPure raise, and more.

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Life ScienceTN seeks General Assembly support for readying commercialization program, opts to defer $40MM ask
Life ScienceTN seeks General Assembly support for readying commercialization program, opts to defer $40MM ask

[updated] Treading carefully to 'get program right', industry aims for step-by-step progress.

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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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VentureNotes: McWhorter, Ingram, Bredesen touch on venture investment
VentureNotes: McWhorter, Ingram, Bredesen touch on venture investment

Three leaders' separate comments illuminate a common thread of concern.

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Nashville Edtech veteran to lead eRepublic's Center for Digital Education
Nashville Edtech veteran to lead eRepublic's Center for Digital Education

Kecia Ray says she is the first e.Republic exec dedicated entirely to CDE advancement.

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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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Civic engagement: iCitizen adds mathematicians,<br>CS experts to advance political transparency
Civic engagement: iCitizen adds mathematicians,
CS experts to advance political transparency

CEO sees recruitment of scholars dedicated to citizenship as 'big win'.

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Life Science TN 'ups its game' on Capitol Hill in pursuit of funding
Life Science TN 'ups its game' on Capitol Hill in pursuit of funding

[Updated] When it's representatives hit the General Assembly, they'll bring a clear agenda.

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For the record:<br>Nashville and other TN cities gain roles in workforce, innovation initiatives
For the record:
Nashville and other TN cities gain roles in workforce, innovation initiatives

National and State workforce- and innovation-oriented initiatives link TN cities.

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LaunchTN comment on Pando court filing
LaunchTN comment on Pando court filing

Dispute settled between LaunchTN and PandoMedia, parties announce.

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

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

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Haslam Admin eyes AgLaunch support for TN rural entrepreneurs, growers
Haslam Admin eyes AgLaunch support for TN rural entrepreneurs, growers

VTC: Commissioner Julius Johnson and a team including Memphis BioWorks will press forward.

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Digital Reasoning Systems secures $24MM GS + Credit Suisse NEXT capital
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Digital Reasoning Systems secures $24MM GS + Credit Suisse NEXT capital
Digital Reasoning Systems secures $24MM GS + Credit Suisse NEXT capital

DRS's passage via the New York City Fintech accelerator was apparently right step.

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Resources: Tennessee international trade
Resources: Tennessee international trade

[Updated] Useful tools for those exploring cross-border business-development opportunities.

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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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No leg-up? TCRS pension-assets 'Set-aside' for TN firms uncertain
No leg-up? TCRS pension-assets 'Set-aside' for TN firms uncertain
Chief Investment Officer Michael Brakebill reiterates his open-door policy
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Mind2Marketplace seeks its own nonprofit charter,<br>will offer Tech-sector content and meetings
Mind2Marketplace seeks its own nonprofit charter,
will offer Tech-sector content and meetings
Murfreesboro group seeks to regain traction by serving others
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Nashville IT: McKinney named CIO of U.S. Transportation Department
Nashville IT: McKinney named CIO of U.S. Transportation Department
Veteran chief information officer now 'champion' for IT advance
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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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LifeScienceTN: Drug discovery gets spotlight in venture-oriented event
LifeScienceTN: Drug discovery gets spotlight in venture-oriented event
Drug-discovery, partnerships and commercialization among conference highlights
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VentureNotes: Tennessee Venture Council moving to starting-blocks?
VentureNotes: Tennessee Venture Council moving to starting-blocks?
Key investment and legislative issues could get a new advocate, after simmering years
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Franklin-based Metova mobile-appmaker sells control to Arkansas' A4Solutions
Franklin-based Metova mobile-appmaker sells control to Arkansas' A4Solutions
Franklin-based mobile-app leader announces control sale to firm created by Army veteran
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Nashville's Education Networks of America now owned by Atlanta PE firm
Nashville's Education Networks of America now owned by Atlanta PE firm

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

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Growing TN: Hagerty chairs ECD-funded TTDC development group
Growing TN: Hagerty chairs ECD-funded TTDC development group

Leadership shift was accomplished August 19, with Hagerty now chairman of TTDC

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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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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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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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ISO Capital: Dobie Media sets next capital raise for EvieSays
ISO Capital: Dobie Media sets next capital raise for EvieSays
In a crowded field, Nashville startup is relying on strategy of providing 'free' content to customers among old media
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Against clock, Bredesen pushes Green jobs, innovation
Against clock, Bredesen pushes Green jobs, innovation
At the midpoint in Gov. Bredesen's second term, he's not letting-up on the accelerator for New Economy jobs
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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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Fund-manager interviews set by City of Franklin
Fund-manager interviews set by City of Franklin
A VU MBA alum happens to be on the team out of New York State interviewing would-be fund managers
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Metro fund targets volatility and budget pressure
Metro fund targets volatility and budget pressure
Nashville's chief investment officer is working to improve further the benefits fund's performance, while mitigating pressure for additional Metro contributions to pay for benefits for retired employees
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$27B State pension fund has 18 advisors after competition
$27B State pension fund has 18 advisors after competition
Given the vagaries of global markets, TCRS pension funds and other assets that are managed in service to employers of government workers and educators enjoy close tending by heavy-hitters
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