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1.'Not raining, it's pouring: E&Y + Amazon news means 5,600 jobs in Nashville
Two solid hits reinforce Nashville economic status.
By Milt Capps updated / Published Tuesday, November 13, 2018 10:30 am

2.Healthcare accelerator pact among Company Lab, Erlanger, Unum
leverages Chattanooga's broad innovation impulse

Months and years of ecosystem development might help make Chattanooga an 'overnight' entrepreneurial success.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 1, 2018 1:44 pm

3.Brookings: TN located in 'Heartland' region
with weakspot for entrepreneurship

A sobering report from Brookings Institution researchers inevitably shows there's work yet to be done.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 18, 2018 7:30 am

4.TN innovators seek i6 Challenge grants for innovation, entrepreneurship
Regardless of grant outcomes, these strategic proposals warrant scrutiny across Tennessee.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, September 27, 2018 4:44 pm

5.Venture Notes - September 26, 2018
Latest updates on capital raises, partners, advisors and more.
By Milt Capps updated 26 Oct 2018 / Published Wednesday, September 26, 2018 8:45 am

6.Drug-discovery linchpin PMI BioPharma Solutions hoists flag in Tennessee
The word is just getting out about new entrant in Tennessee biopharm ecosystem.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 5:00 pm

7.VentureNotes September 4, 2018
New tech CEO, Ingram M&A, capital raises, data sciences, and more.
By Milt Capps - unpdated 13 Dec 2018 / Published Tuesday, September 4, 2018 12:15 pm

8.Ideas: Is TechAlpharetta entrepreneur center a model for Mid-TN cities?
Franklin, Clarksville, Murfreesboro may need localized recipes for entrepreneurship.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, August 28, 2018 1:14 pm

9.CEO Kayla Graff maps SweetBio capital raises, market entries
With Innova and MBVP onboard and an eye on the field, startup heads toward veterinarian, wound, dental sectors.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, August 16, 2018 3:00 pm

10.We asked TN Gubernatorial aspirants about State industry incentives, risk-capital formation, tech commercialization and more
Many of these issues gained salience during the Haslam and Bredesen years.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 13, 2018 10:29 am

11.TN startup formation, market entries may rise with SE XOR platform launch
UT, VU, KY officials see hundreds of successfully exited entrepreneurs possibly leading startup teams.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, August 10, 2018 4:31 pm

12.Venture Aug. 2, 2018
[updated] 36 alerts in today's summary as mid-summer Venture energy brings multiple new funds, capraises, and more.
By Milt Capps updated 17 Sept. 2018 / Published Thursday, August 2, 2018 4:45 pm

13.LaunchTN to ask 5-year, $44MM State support for maturing action plan
Brock steams ahead, with a successor CEO likely to be tapped before year-end.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 23, 2018 4:45 pm

14.Cleantech startup Active Energy Systems maps path toward market
Clean Energy commercialization gets boost via ORNL's Innovation Crossroads
By Larisa Brass and Milt Capps / Published Friday, July 6, 2018 10:30 am

15.ORNL's Innovation Crossroads energy startup accelerator preps for Cohort 3
[updated] The applications window will soon open for the DOE-backed technology commercialization program.
By Larisa Brass and Milt Capps / Published Friday, July 6, 2018 2:30 pm

16.NVille's Virtuoso Surgical talks with coastal bankers
ahead of $3MM Seed raise

Technology commercialization venture preps Seed and letter-round raises.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:30 pm

17.CEO Charlie Brock announces departure from Launch Tennessee
[updated] High-energy team builder prepares for his next entrepreneurial or service act.
Milt Capps updated 4:13 pm CT / Published Thursday, May 17, 2018 2:40 pm

18.NIH Awards Second $1 Million Grant to Nashville Data Science Company IQuity Labs Inc.
More nondilutive capital for data-oriented lifesciences company.
adapted from submitted release / Published Monday, May 7, 2018 3:47 pm

19.LifeScienceTN chairman is now UM's Townsend, former ECD Staff Chief
Chair's experience brings continuity, clear sense of value of legislative ties and momentum.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, May 4, 2018 4:15 pm

20.CEO Sinead Miller charts PATH EX course to capital, partner & market
Startup's expanding universe of advisors, allies and potential funders may be approaching critical mass.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 29, 2018 11:45 am

21.VU inventors' Adaptive Technology startup faces IntelliCane funding hurdles
Startup commercializing VU IP to reduce injury, death and mitigate $50BN annual medical spend.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 19, 2018 10:45 am

22.Headsup: LaunchTN may have to beard budget lion
to fund Tennessee entrepreneurial leadership

CEO Charlie Brock unveils robust plan for LTN advancement, but may be facing budget headwinds.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, January 25, 2018 5:00 pm

23.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

24.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 updated 14 Sept. 2018 / Published Tuesday, January 2, 2018 3:36 pm

25.Ascension's incubation chief invites solutions for 'jobs that need to be done'
Focusing on success criteria, outcomes takes priority.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017 12:00 pm

26.'Person First Alliance' emerges in response to Brookings' HealthIT challenge
Designation of leader for coalition's next phase of work may bring acceleration.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 16, 2017 5:15 pm

27.Tim Choate: ThinkDeeply startup amplifies MidTN capacity for AI innovation
Newco says it'll pursue capital raise opportunistically among savvy investors.
Milt Capps updated 27 March 2018 / Published Tuesday, September 19, 2017 2:15 pm

28.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

29.Venture Notes - 11 July 2017
Publisher rating VCs!? plus new capital raises, deals, NVille EC scholarships and more.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 11, 2017 5:15 pm

30.VU School of Medicine ramps-up The Radx incubator
with 17 entrants in Innovation Challenge

Incubator management plans to keep potential businesses on-pace for development, commercialization.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, June 19, 2017 4:00 pm

31.Venture Notes - 1 May 2017
Fourteen telegraphic items on startups, investments, exits and more in Tennessee and region.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 1, 2017 9:45 am

32.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

33.BioTN: Entrepreneurs Lynch, Elmquist rally midstate
to lifescience and healthIT incubator, STEM prep

Former BioMimetic Therapeutics executives at center of new initiatives.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 24, 2017 9:15 am

34.Relay Life Science commercial development startup raising capital
Entrepreneur who also leads mentor network says his new firm is operational.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 20, 2017 3:00 pm

35.As General Assembly grinds along, some notes on TNInvestco and more
Resources that might provide refreshment for those looking to advance Tennessee innovation.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 17, 2017 4:15 pm

36.Wearables startup WiseWear's Series A underway, plans Nashville office
Founder spent nearly a decade here earning degrees at Vanderbilt University.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 13, 2017 1:45 pm

37.Expansion-minded Launch Tennessee funding at-issue,
while Seed Fund proposal still likely to see daylight

With the General Assembly and Governor in full budget mode, LaunchTN assesses its options.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 21, 2017 4:00 pm

38.Nashville answer to Brookings HealthIT challenge to emerge within 120 days
An action plan for leadership may soon come off the drawing-board.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 17, 2017 2:15 pm

39.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

40.For the record: Launch Tennessee aims to revise statutory charter
Talked about for a year or more, the effort gets fresh momentum
Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 6, 2017 1:00 pm

41.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

42.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

43.More LaunchTN commercialization comments and notes
from submitted statements / Published Monday, February 13, 2017 8:30 am

44.Gov. Haslam senses Tennessee 'making headway' in tech commercialization
LaunchTN CEO agrees it'd be great to have more data and analyses about all this.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 13, 2017 8:45 am

45.State of the Startups: Tennessee Technology Development Corporation,
aka Launch Tennessee, wants to shed some commercialization emphasis

Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address this evening.
By Milt Capps SoS Transcript added 31 Jan 0726 / Published Monday, January 30, 2017 9:30 am

46.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

47.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

48.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

49.Grajewski: VU brands the Wond'ry innovation center, ramps-up programs
The new center's portfolio, mission, identity and reach are getting steadily sharper.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:30 pm

50.TriStar Health Partners eyes $100MM fund for healthIT, medtech and more
TriStar and Innovation Institute leaders 'get along well as human beings'
Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 12, 2016 3:07 pm

51.Foundation Instruments, Stony Creek Colors receive SBIR grants
Nondilutive capital gives entrepreneurs advantages in research, bizdev and raising capital.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, September 8, 2016 12:45 pm

52.Reporter's Notebook:
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

53.Venture Notes 15 August 2016
Frontier Capital, Petra Capital, TextRequest, CEAdvisory raise, Pharos Cap, VU Med Innovators, MDSave.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 15, 2016 4:53 pm

54.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.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 15, 2016 10:30 am

55.LaunchTN names Capital Formation, Entrepreneurship leaders
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (TTDC), aka Launch Tennessee, fills posts.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, August 11, 2016 2:45 pm

56.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

57.Venture Notes 14 July 2016
[updated] A baker's dozen oughta-reads on startups and capital from around the state.
Milt Capps updated 18 July 2016 1403 / Published Thursday, July 14, 2016 5:30 pm

58.President of S-RAM Dynamics sees near-term opportunity in Tennessee
Tech-dev exec, active Angel with Bioenergy interests surveys the region.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016 2:15 pm

59.Vanderbilt University welcomes 2nd looks at its older patented technologies
Aging patented technologies might have fresh potential.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, May 3, 2016 4:45 pm

60.Grajewski: VU Innovation Center likely to seal some partnerships by August
Executive director also seeks mentors, domain experts and collaborations.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 25, 2016 1:01 pm

61.General Assembly endorses Haslam 'Angel Tax Credit', passes commercialization and rural-development measures
Cautious handling by proponents seems likely to advance state programs, stepwise.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 21, 2016 4:15 pm

62.Denenberg departs LaunchTN, state mentor networks for new industries set
Search for entrepreneurship lead begins soon, lead for Ag network is set.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 21, 2016 5:00 pm

63.National Advisory Council on Innovation-Entrepreneurship seeks members
Michael Burcham's term as NACIE co-chair ends in October.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 19, 2016 2:45 pm

64.Franklin's Innovation Park may include technology incubator
Developers studying HudsonAlpha and other innovation centers.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 14, 2016 1:30 pm

65.Venture Notes - March 17, 2016
Updates on VU venture staff, raises by SmartFurniture and RelevanceCapital and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 17, 2016 4:15 pm

66.Update: Launch Tennessee presses forward on Commercialization
Some new public-private stratagems for commercialization may emerge this spring and summer.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 14, 2016 11:26 am

67.Venture Notes - March 14, 2016
Pendleton Square, NextDocVisit, VU commercialization.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 14, 2016 5:00 pm

68.LaunchTN selects partners for Statewide University Pitch Competition
[Updated] 17 competitions on 10 Tennessee campuses are admitted.
Submitted, updated 18 March 16 / Published Friday, March 11, 2016 3:31 pm

69.Venture Notes - March 7, 2016
[updated] TN's pro-entrepreneurship legislation, a $4MM JourneyPure raise, and more.
Milt Capps Updated 11 Jan 2017 / Published Monday, March 7, 2016 4:45 pm

70.IQuity Labs' VU license + Eurofins partnership could lead to global market
[Updated] Team says rapid Angel-investor enlistment is one reason this is a 'W' for region's LifeSciences
Milt Capps updated 7 May 2018 / Published Tuesday, March 1, 2016 7:45 am

71.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.
By Milt Capps updated with ECD comments 4pm 17 February 2016 / Published Tuesday, February 16, 2016 4:30 pm

72.Vanderbilt University Innovation Center's first chief to be Robert Grajewski
[updated] North Carolina-based entrepreneur and scholar begins work April 1.
Milt Capps Updated 17 March 2016 / Published Monday, February 1, 2016 12:00 pm

73.Accelerators: Boring, Rip-roaring or somewhere in between?
Tennessee execs comment on Jumpstart Foundry founders' criticism of accelerator model.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, January 22, 2016 2:45 pm

74.Jumpstart Foundry creates Healthcare fund, knocks accelerator model
Vic Gatto and Marcus Whitney are creating an important fund, and exit accelerator universe.
Milt Capps last edited 0815 23 Jan. 2016 / Published Friday, January 22, 2016 3:00 pm

75.People: Charleson Bell, Ph.D., innovator at Vanderbilt University
Still fully engaged Postdoc Fellow has entrepreneurial vision.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 18, 2016 3:39 pm

76.Williamson's Largen, EC's McWhorter confirm 'Pre-Flight' collaboration
[updated] Williamson County aims to breed its Tech sector, leverages NEC resources
Milt Capps updated 28 January 2016 / Published Monday, January 4, 2016 1:45 pm

77.Automotive supplier Dana Corp. has tech scout and liaison in Nashville
For those hoping companies will leverage TN assets, Eve Steigerwalt is among key contacts.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 21, 2015 8:30 am

78.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.
Milt Capps updated 6 March 2016 / Published Tuesday, December 15, 2015 3:00 pm

79.VU Innovation Center chief selection nears, VUSE Maker outreach expands
Handful of IC candidates remain in-the-running, VUSE plants flag in Maker territory
Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 14, 2015 3:00 pm

80.Venture Calendar 2015 - Updated
Updated No matter where you are in Tennessee, you'll want to consider many of these.
Milt Capps updated Dec. 2, 2015 / Published Wednesday, December 2, 2015 6:00 am

81.LaunchTN calibrates its Tech Transfer, Commercialization roles
Step by step, ECD agent LaunchTN charts a fresh path forward on knotty issue.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 22, 2015 11:00 am

82.SMTEC accelerator's Marcum retires, LaunchTN Rural plans nears debut
The state's accelerator-linked ecosystem continues to evolve, it seems.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, October 20, 2015 11:45 am

83.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.
Milt Capps updated 24 Oct. 2016 / Published Tuesday, August 25, 2015 4:30 pm

84.Centerstone Research Institute eyes capital for healthcare analytics spin-out
Centerstone of America seeks commercial prowess to get technologies to market.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 28, 2015 3:15 pm

85.Vanderbilt University commercialization team tallies spin-outs, startups
The past two FY's have seen VU IP embedded in startups in several sectors.
Milt Capps Edit July 30, 2015 / Published Monday, July 27, 2015 3:15 pm

86.Vanderbilt University seeks ExecDirector for new VU Innovation Center
[update] There'll be plenty of interest on-campus and off- for this job.
Milt Capps Updated 1 Nov. 2015 / Published Thursday, July 23, 2015 11:30 am

87.Update: LaunchTN continues to refine strategy and priorities
Charlie Brock shares his topmost objectives, and we review a bit of the agenda.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 20, 2015 3:00 pm

88.LaunchTN Staffing update
[updated] Expanding portfolios, going into CEO Charlie Brock's third year onboard.
Milt Capps Updated July 21, 2015 4pm / Published Monday, July 20, 2015 1:00 pm

89.Grants: Kauffman Foundation scouting Nashville/VU entrepreneur scene?
[Updated] Who knows, such relatively stealthy encounters may be underway, daily.
Milt Capps updated Nov. 16, 2015 4:20pm / Published Tuesday, July 14, 2015 2:45 pm

90.Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, experts sought for LSTN statewide network
Bio veteran Jim Monsor leads pilot effort to deepen TN's startup resources
Milt Capps edit 12:49 p.m. / Published Monday, May 4, 2015 12:00 pm

91.Indigo Woman: CEO says Stony Creek Colors' capraise awaits pilot results
'Unique' startup takes on major chemical companies with natural dyes for fashion.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 7, 2015 1:00 pm

92.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.
Milt Capps edits 6:42pm / Published Monday, March 16, 2015 3:45 pm

93.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.
Milt Capps legislation updated 0800 10 March 2015 / Published Monday, March 9, 2015 3:42 pm

94.CEO: Optio Labs may pursue 'significant' Series B raise within 12 months
[updates] Optio is building talent base in Nashville
Milt Capps Updated April 27, 2016 / Published Thursday, March 5, 2015 2:25 pm

95.Healthbox grad Atlas Health Technologies eyes Seed capital round
[updated] Accelerator grad moving toward an inflection point, and Healthbox tweaks its model.
Milt Capps updated 30 March 2016 0727 / Published Monday, February 2, 2015 8:30 am

96.LaunchTN: McWhorter board resignation adds to agency's to-do's
[updated] Litigation, uncertainty over INCITE funding, turnover and more.
Milt Capps Updated 10:02 a.m. 28 January 2015 / Published Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:15 pm

97.LaunchTN: Randy Boyd accepts baton from Hagerty, who returns to PE firm
Commissioner now also presides over board of Tennessee Technology Development Corp.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:30 pm

98.TNInvestco 2.0 prospects uncertain, entrepreneurs
and investors begin charting path forward

Since opinions are hard to monetize, leaders statewide seek new sources of momentum
Milt Capps addendum 8:18 a.m. Oct. 17, 2014 / Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014 2:03 pm

99.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.
Milt Capps Last updated 19 Oct 2017 / Published Monday, October 13, 2014 3:37 pm

100.LaunchTN's Gindt departs to lead LinkdCare healthcare startup
[updated] Stefansic and Hogin among those departing, with interest in private-sector jobs.
Milt Capps updated Nov. 2, 2015, 1939hrs / Published Friday, October 10, 2014 2:45 pm

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