|1.||Nashville Entrepreneur Week Pitch winner's Seed raise well underway|
Ten startups competed, one stood out. Here are highlights and the list of judges.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:52 pm
|2.||Venture Notes - May 2, 2018|
LaunchTN pushes, TN fintech pivot person, Kisber in K-TENN, capraises for SIGNiX, Metova, others.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018 4:45 pm
|3.||7th Round: Latest Sohr Grants help fund tenant-matching,|
carp-harvesting startups led by VU Owen alumni
Via VU's Owen GSM, Sohr awards total more than $500K in typically $25K shots for interesting array of ideas.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018 2:30 pm
|4.||Venture Notes - 17 April 2018|
Simplr's $8MM Series A, Resolute and Americoin raises, Blockchain congregating and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018 5:15 pm
|5.||Project Music: RootNote capital raises may lift Music venture hub|
While Austin and London loom large on horizon, founders anchor network in Music City.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 10, 2018 1:49 pm
|6.||Drumbeat: Another signal on HealthStream's blockchain interest|
Canaccord analysts weigh-in with their view of relevance of blockchain for listed HSTM and others.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018 1:30 pm
|7.||Venture Notes - 23 March 2018|
Money, moves and management in 30 telegraphic updates from MidTn and State ecosystems.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 23, 2018 3:15 pm
|8.||Blockchain: Will Gov. Haslam affix his name|
to electronic transactions amendment?
[updated] Some see Tennessee getting a boost from the legislation, others less sanguine.
By Milt Capps updated March 23, 2018 / Published Tuesday, March 20, 2018 3:45 pm
|9.||Venture Calendar - 2018 - Updated|
[Updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.
Published Saturday, March 17, 2018 5:15 am
|10.||Fuller drives FreightWaves startup, revs-up Blockchain in Transport Alliance|
[Updated: With $5.4MM raised, financial product in-offing, startup may look at Series A this year, if it needs it.
By Milt Capps updated 10 May 2018 / Published Tuesday, February 13, 2018 3:45 pm
|11.||Venture Notes - 9 February 2018|
Solaster capraise out of Jumpstart, new crypto fund, some blockchain plays and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, February 9, 2018 4:16 pm
|12.||Fintech: Money Services licensing pact could help TN startups, innovators|
Startups and mature money transmitters alike will want to watch this space.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018 1:27 pm
|13.||DASH Lawtech: Bridgesmith's Legal Alignment startup eyes capital raises|
Entrepreneur who knows both sides of the Law coin weighs-in with ambitious offering.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 5, 2018 8:45 am
|14.||Rosenblatt departs Frost Brown for SVP/GC role at Tech-centric BTC Inc.|
After helping anchor the upstart Nashville blockchain-crypto community, this lawyer moves over.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, January 17, 2018 4:00 pm
|15.||Venture Calendar - 2017 - Updated|
State and regional events of interest.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6:45 am
|16.||Advisor entrant: Cherry Bekaert's MP in Nashville also tech-innovation lead|
Innovation growth draws innovation-centric pro's -- VNC poll provides hint of incubent advisor standings.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 2, 2018 3:36 pm
|17.||NVille startup raises Seed for Solar Site Design, draws strategic interest|
Construction services marketplace startup rides cresting economic wave, says founder.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017 12:45 pm
|18.||Beacon Center poll says State incentive wasteful, while Entertainment, Blockchain, other industries mobilize for Capitol Hill action|
'Free-market' combatant of industry incentives may face new players pursuing legislated benefits.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017 3:00 pm
|19.||Venture Notes - 6 December 2017|
27 short takes on Venture developments statewide, from robots and healthcare, to hair dye and video security.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017 4:00 pm
|20.||FINTECH: Leaf virtual banking startup eyes global markets, capital raises|
[updated] A seasoned crossborder entrepreneur says he's homesteading in Nashville, for now.
By Milt Capps updated 14 Dec 2017 / Published Friday, December 1, 2017 5:00 pm
|21.||Tennessee State University, NBIC separate business incubation missions|
Startup clients may migrate to either of the incubators - Nashville gets a net incubator increase.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 13, 2017 3:30 pm
|22.||Jammber CEO eyes capital raises, confirms buyout approaches|
Chicago-bred Project Music grad may find Series A dough outside Nashville.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017 4:45 pm
|23.||Founder Mason: Nashville's StudioNow eyes M&A,|
capital, global markets and $1BN revenue goal
IPO and other options are on the table and a decision is likely to be taken in 2018.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:50 pm
|24.||Nashville-linked RecordGram to launch $300MM TUNE token sale|
[updated] Supported by Block Gemini in Dubai, RecordGram aims to set a record raise.
Milt Capps updated 3 April 2018 / Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:45 pm
|25.||CEO departs, TN's nationally ranked ZeroTo510 accelerator charts journey|
Digital Health from wearables and IT to blockchain and more will be Daisley's bailiwick in international group
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 5, 2017 4:26 pm
|26.||Project Music grad RecordGram eyes $100MM+ token sale, mulls Series A|
Yet another potentially blockchain-centric venture apparently got some lift in Music City.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:30 pm
|27.||Venture Notes - 15 August 2017|
[updated] Nashville lawyers push for Blockchain coalition...Entrepreneur sees opportunity in preserving Tweets.
Milt Capps updated 28 Aug 2017 1301 / Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:00 pm
|28.||emids Technologies gets suitors, eyes M&A, plus IoT and Blockchain plays|
Healthcare IT, solutions and consulting provider has apparently passed a revenue milestone.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:15 pm
|29.||With Nashville tech players aboard, Po.et Foundation reports $10MM funding|
Updated 26 Sept 2017 - Startup spearheads international open-source initiative for Proof of Existence
Milt Capps updated 10 Aug 2017 0854 / Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017 4:00 pm
|30.||Venture Notes - 27 July 2017|
'Erosion' in TN investment? Major IT and software cos' raises, TN fund recruiting, startup updates and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 27, 2017 11:30 am
|31.||Fintech: Ed Braswell's G2Lytics startup targets sales-tax cheats globally|
[Updated] E-commerce sellers and others will want to know about this startup.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, June 23, 2017 10:15 am
|32.||CEO charts Core Rights' path after Dart asset buy, confirms investor talks|
[updated] Startup has already won key role in creating Canada's digital marketplace for licensing.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017 4:00 pm
|33.||Venture Notes - 12 June 2017|
Updates on LaunchTN, entrepreneurs once and future, Vanderbilt, ORNL, and more.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, June 12, 2017 1:00 pm
|34.||Advisors: FBT attorney Josh Rosenblatt deep-dives Blockchain|
FBT Blockchain practice has nearly a dozen clients operating in the emerging space.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, June 8, 2017 1:15 pm
|35.||Lured by 36|86, Sportstech startup UPGRADED's founder|
just might be biggest TN Titans fan in the Bay Area
He's taking a break from raising capital for his blockchain-powered tix-management startup.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:45 pm
|36.||Venture Notes - 23 May 2017|
AIC-TTU | SAGENTS | NCN | FCA Venture | Change:HC | Hashed Health | GigEcon
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:00 pm
|37.||Tennessee doubles down on LaunchTN, 36|86 looms as inflection point|
A rich program with speakers by the dozen, including 10 VCs on the stage.
Venture Nashville Connections / Published Sunday, May 14, 2017 2:06 pm
|38.||Memphis Agritech: The Seam launches blockchain venture,|
considers capital strategy for product roadmap, global footprint
Parentco backers have big footprints, but want company of global investors to create 'network effect'
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, May 11, 2017 9:15 am
|39.||Former VC Les Wilkinson now Hashed Health chief development officer|
After eight years with Martin Ventures, Wilkinson joins portfolio company.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 25, 2017 3:30 pm
|40.||Venture Notes - 11 April 2017|
About two-dozen items ranging from capital raises, bankruptcy to tech transfer.
Milt Capps updated 12 April 2017 / Published Tuesday, April 11, 2017 2:15 pm
|41.||VU Law & Innovation, Blockchain, Hack events set this week |
Exploring ramifications of blockchain, hacking for nonprofits and more at VU.
from submitted materials / Published Monday, April 3, 2017 3:00 pm
|42.||Franklin fintech: Startup HealthcareTTU eyes $10MM Series B raise|
Alumni of Cedars Sinai Healthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars are at the helm in TN.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 3, 2017 10:30 am
|43.||Briefing: Hashed Health to convene blockchain consortium in Nashville|
Converging activities could raise Nashville profile on global blockchain map.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 13, 2017 4:30 pm
|44.||Nashville investors with hospital savvy eyed by Patientory PHM startup|
[updated] Grad of Boomtown, StartupHealth accelerators presses forward.
Milt Capps updated April 25, 2017 / Published Monday, March 6, 2017 1:15 pm
|45.||Venture Notes - 24 February 2017|
A healthcare disrupter's latest move, Accelerators updates and much more.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, February 24, 2017 1:00 pm
|46.||Event: BTC Media offers VNC readers access to Distributed: Markets|
Convergence of Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Tech for FinServices, Fintech, Cap Markets, Insurance
Adapted from submitted sponsor releases / Published Monday, February 13, 2017 12:45 pm
|47.||Nashville startup PredictGov joins Duke Law Tech Lab, eyes capital raises|
AI-Machine Learning-oriented startup must consider other HQ cities.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 23, 2017 8:00 am
|48.||Outgrowing startup ranks, Confirmation.com keeps pushing its envelope|
Still-evolving company looks at Medicaid, Big Banks, blockchain technology and international.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:30 pm
|49.||Nashville cryptocurrency founder adopts 'open kimono' for disclosure|
Promising transparency, startup brings a concept that seems unprecedented among state startups.
Milt Capps updated 22 Aug. 2017 / Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:00 pm
|50.||Venture Notes - 17 January 2017|
$40MM raise at Claritas, accelerator and startup news, and more from around the state.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:15 pm
|51.||Venture Notes - 12 December 2016|
[updated] New private equity fund, $5MM Series A, Disruption Labs, Rezli raise and more.
Milt Capps updated 13 December 2016 0724 / Published Monday, December 12, 2016 7:35 am
|52.||Venture Notes - Dec. 5, 2016|
Update on Angel Tax Credit, Jobs recruitment and more.
Milt Capps updated Dec. 6, 2016 5:24pm / Published Monday, December 5, 2016 8:30 am
|53.||Venture Notes - 28 November 2016|
A fresh dozen items from around the state of interest to the venture sector.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 28, 2016 8:30 am
|54.||Venture Calendar - 2016 - Updated|
[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, November 25, 2016 12:00 pm
|55.||Nashville Software School eyes new offerings, leadership succession plans|
[updated] Founder John Wark's NSS aims to make juniors who are the future talent Nashville needs.
Milt Capps updated 25 July 2017 0859 / Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:30 pm
|56.||Venture Notes - 12 October 2016|
Rumors of a sale, new hand at Emma, Martin Ventures bet, and more.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016 5:44 pm
|57.||Martin Ventures-backed Hashed Health unveiled|
for healthcare blockchain dev + commercialization
[Updated] Blockchain initiatives now said to be expanding in Nashville.
Milt Capps Updated 7 Feb 2017 1000 / Published Tuesday, October 4, 2016 8:32 am
|58.||'Go-Mode': Healthtech Hackathon results come ahead of Distributed: Health|
International and national attendees gather in Nashville to focus on blockchain.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 3, 2016 9:30 am
|59.||Venture Capital, HealthTech sessions are Oct. 4 at Entrepreneur Center|
Speakers discuss investor interest in blockchain, and Nashville's preparation for HealthIT leadership.
Sponsored / Published Friday, September 30, 2016 11:15 am
|60.||Venture Notes - Sept. 29, 2016|
VU spawns Predictgov, Clayton Associates, REDCap Cloud update, NextGxDx raise, Project Healthcare, The TENN and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, September 29, 2016 4:30 pm
|61.||Venture Notes - 23 September 2016|
More than a dozen nuggets from around the state.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, September 23, 2016 5:15 pm
|62.||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.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 20, 2016 1:45 pm
|63.||October 3: Distributed Health CLE on Blockchain + legal, regulatory issues|
Sponsored by BTC, publisher of Distributed Magazine, unprecedented event addresses lawyers' needs.
Sponsored / Published Friday, September 16, 2016 5:00 am
|64.||Update: Nashville Fintech, Blockchain initiatives|
Maxwell, Bailey comment on technologies' interrelationship ahead of Oct. 3 event
Publisher's Update / Published Friday, September 16, 2016 7:00 am
|65.||Venture Notes - 12 September 2016|
[Updated] 11 items from around the state of interest to techies, investors, entrepreneurs, et al.
Milt Capps updated Sept. 13, 2016 0639 / Published Monday, September 12, 2016 3:00 pm
|66.||Charlie Martin on the Disruptive Potential|
of Blockchain Technology for Healthcare
SPONSORED RELEASE / Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016 3:00 pm
|67.||Martin Ventures Founder Charlie Martin to Keynote Distributed: Health|
SPONSORED RELEASE / Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016 4:00 pm
Ralph Schulz on tackling Brookings initiative, Charlie Martin eyes HealthIT
Response to Brookings Institution researchers will require deep knowledge.
Milt Capps / Published Saturday, September 3, 2016 3:15 pm
Investor, Entrepreneur schedules in next 30 days could test road warriors
Time is money, not every meeting's worthwhile, but these warrant your scrutiny.
Staff / Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:45 am
|70.||Venture Notes - 21 July 2016|
Resolute Capital's Fund IV, HCA CEO to speak, new LaunchTN SBIR-STTR writing grants and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 21, 2016 5:00 pm
|71.||Healthtech veteran sees blockchain technology upside for Nashville, industry|
John Bass, CEO of HCA's InVivoLink, has joined the Blockchain expedition.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:45 pm
|72.||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.
Staff updated 28 June 2016 / Published Friday, May 20, 2016 3:29 pm
|73.||CEO: Nashville workable for Fintech startups eyeing community banks|
Nashville investor Crom Carmichael is in his second Krajicek-led venture.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 2, 2016 3:00 pm
|74.||Gem founder ranks NVille Healthcare sector as a key Blockchain market|
CEO Winkelspecht is working with HC customers on proof of concept technologies.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 31, 2016 9:30 am
|75.||FinTech Nashville: Bitcoin, Blockchain at center of BTCMedia event plans|
[updated] Advocates believe Healthcare could be linchpin in new cyberindustrial role for Nashville.
Milt Capps Updated 25 March 2016 / Published Monday, February 1, 2016 11:30 am