Tennessee Technology Development Corporation continues to assemble its team to drive tech-centered economic development.
Preparing for a visit to Mount Microsoft, this VU Engineering scientist shares his thoughts about his low-profile work in an area some others think could provide further energy for the Big Bang in video-on-demand. Given a glimpse of the findings, one local entrepreneur doesn't find it 'trivial', at all.
These Nashville entrepreneurs are celebrating this morning, but we won't see another batch of innovators til 2010. Other competitions at UT and FedEx Institute are about all there are in the state, at the moment.
Are 'Radio Days' back? The capital crunch has hit this Nashville-based media roll-up, which aims to take a page from the consolidation playbook of Clear Channel and other giants
With up to $15 million on his mind, Smart Furniture's CEO hopes Nashville investors won't sit out his next raise. He's simultaneously flirting with the search engine giant, and staking a claim to leadership in mass customization.
Time for a gut check? While 'the deals that make sense get funded', there remain some hard realities for Nashville entrepreneurs to face, while waiting for 'the Big One' to put Nashville on the tech-venture map
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.
Leveraging a North Carolina Angel-investing network and attempting to launch a microfund, the ACG hasn't lowered its expectations, as it makes a fresh push to gain traction in Tennessee.
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.
Strange Days: A sitting President signs a bill funding science, technology and education and simultaneously vows to gut funding. The federal budget has been held up, ever since.
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.
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.
[Updated] Results-oriented Nashville entrepreneur in hot medical-devices sector accepts VC investment, relocates firm. Should Nashville focus on more familiar sectors and 'focus on its knitting'?
Will Nashville investors greenlight this developing company? KravTek may help catapult Nashville's digital-media sector to stardom -- but first the spotlight's on raising money to make it happen.
Singer-songwriter Jill Sobule's impish strategy for freeing her musician-comrades from supposed big-label tyranny may attract more than chuckles.
A Franklin, Tenn.-based entrepreneur today won approval of the World Trade Centers Association in New York City to create a World Trade Center to serve the Greater Nashville area.
At 23, Kevin Jennings may represent the breed of entrepreneur being spawned in the Hatchery incubator at Belmont University. Drive, networks and family support play classic roles.
HealthStream analyst asks when company will 'get legs', while reinforced management team seeks fresh traction to integrate the company
Sage Group's Rich Ford explains his company's recent success, and collects Fed intelligence from Nashville and the region
No need to take a backseat to the Research Triangle and Austin, forever, argues this engineer-turned-IP-lawyer. Let's create a campus for innovation.
Founder John Yarbrough (left) says he's finding locally sourced investment candidates.
Sid Chambless says he's hanging on for the ride, as NCN queues-up two more financing deals, leveraging its new Fund with investors from 50-Angel network
Declaring Nashville's strengths could help startups like Bravato Music, and help entrepreneurs and investors create common ground
Is the bias against 'Lifestyle Entrepreneurs' short-sighted?
There are still 21 active portfolio companies over which Chris McKinney says grace.