|1.||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
|2.||LaunchTN eyes creation of model anti-sexual harassment policy|
Exec says harassment 'unacceptable' and LaunchTN will advocate broad adoption of planned policy model
Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 17, 2017 5:45 pm
|3.||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
|4.||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
|5.||Reporter's Notebook: Nashville Capital Network could play a broader role|
[updated] NCN is most concerned about the Series A hurdle for startups in the Nashville area.
Milt Capps updated 10 July 2017 / Published Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:15 pm
|6.||Spotlight: Nashville's WPC's Taproot a finalist for SIIA Codie healthIT award|
SIIA led by board of execs from within Thomson Reuters, Google, Adobe and others.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 25, 2016 11:00 am
|7.||3/16: SIIA Strategy & Diligence: MedCare Investment's Ron Ilesco, Brentwood Capital's Cook Wylly, Edgenet's JJ Freitag join speakers|
Sign-up: Gatto, Meisner, Perdue, Polk et al on roster for Software companies' financial success.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 8, 2016 3:00 pm
|8.||SIIA: C-levels eye Software-cos' finance, performance 3/16 at the EC|
More speaker announcements, with event just a month away!
Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016 2:45 pm
|9.||Venture Notes - January 19, 2016 |
Updates on investors, startups and ideas with ties to our region.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 19, 2016 5:00 pm
|10.||NuSirt BioPharma has $6MM commitment from Hatteras, other investors|
[updated] Financing spurs Type 2 diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver programs
submitted updated 14 October 2015 / Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:45 am
|11.||Citizengine eyes capital raise, sees 2016 election cycle as inflection point|
New CEO and founding chairman are apparently planning an aggressive push.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 30, 2015 1:30 pm
|12.||McWhorter sets Entrepreneur Center diligence,|
mulls accelerators, capital links, other ideas
All program offerings are to be subjected to diligence befitting the next EC phase.
Milt Capps edits 4:13 pm / Published Monday, April 6, 2015 3:30 pm
|13.||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
|14.||Kozicki: Brentwood Capital Advisors eyes pure-play Technology deals|
Veteran of the Nashville HIT, software and entrepreneurial scenes joins boutique.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:06 pm
|15.||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
|16.||No leg-up? TCRS pension-assets 'Set-aside' for TN firms uncertain|
Chief Investment Officer Michael Brakebill reiterates his open-door policy
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 13, 2013 6:44 am
|17.||This week's LifeScienceTN program lineup is likely to spark venture ideas|
Here's a rundown on this week's venture pitches during LST's annual meeting
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, November 13, 2012 9:10 am
|18.||TTDC-as-LaunchTN gets vital runway extension from Haslam Administration|
With fingers crossed and funds in-hand, the tech-centric nonprofit forges ahead
By Milt Capps edits June 9, 2012 8:50 a.m. / Published Thursday, June 7, 2012 2:55 pm
|19.||Diabetes Care Group adds Cook's MGC/Limestone via $5MM round|
The rising tide of diabetes attracts investment to companies with convincing models
By Milt Capps updated 11:15 a.m. / Published Monday, May 21, 2012 10:15 am
|20.||Life Science Tennessee sets priorities, rallies industry,|
leverages support of Gov. Bill Haslam for commercialization
Joe Cook Jr. seems to be executing with precision a gameplan to establish momentum for a still-small sector
By Milt Capps updated 12:19 p.m. / Published Monday, November 7, 2011 7:49 am
|21.||ORNL's Ballard joins PYA, hands-off portfolio to scientist Roberto|
Veteran emissary to institutions' stakeholders and allies is re-potting himself after a 41-year-career
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 31, 2011 6:40 am
|22.||TTDC's Stover is departing for Diagnovus venture backed by TNInvestco's|
Scholar and entrepreneur will co-found molecular diagnostics startup in Nashville
By Milt Capps Updated 10:23 p.m. / Published Friday, September 30, 2011 3:00 pm
|23.||Disruptive Capital: Dr. Harry Jacobson's push for investment|
could help make Nashville 'the Silicon Valley of Healthcare'
To be the seat of innovation in healthcare delivery, Nashville must attract new capital and novel ideas
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 4, 2011 2:37 pm
|24.||NewsBits, June 6, 2011|
East TN developments... Entrepreneur Center rebrands Future 50, Nashville 'on the edge' and news roundup.
By Milt Capps Updated June 6, 2011, 9:25 p.m. / Published Sunday, June 5, 2011 4:31 pm
|25.||NewsBits, May 23, 2011|
New VC council forming, less TNInvestco info, Marcums' Tullhoma venture Launch Pad and news here and elsewhere
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 23, 2011 8:29 am
|26.||Dan Hammond whets VCs' appetites|
for 'Just A Pinch' media spin-out
The man, the plan, the brand...an energetic entrepreneur with a flair for promotion may typify players who 'leave it all on the field'
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 11, 2011 9:22 am
|27.||TNInvestco data flows, funds mull providing more updates|
Stakeholders may soon find that just keeping up with the funds' data is a challenge all its own
By Milt Capps Updated March 31, 2011, 10:08 a.m. / Published Monday, March 28, 2011 3:25 pm
|28.||TNInvestco: Welcome to the 'Messy World' of Capitalism|
Airing of issues simmering beneath TNInvestco's surface has prompted a reprise of comments pro and con the program
By Milt Capps Updated 7:28 p.m. / Published Monday, March 14, 2011 8:38 am
|29.||TriStar, Limestone TNINvestco funds|
form Device Innovation Group
Medical devices may get a boost from the collaboration of two life-science weighted funds and an innovation driver
By VNC staff Updated 8:50 a.m. March 9, 2011 / Published Tuesday, March 8, 2011 10:49 am
|30.||NewsBits, February 28, 2011|
Our latest roundup of VU searches, capital raises, marketing pushes, digital music, tech commercialization and more
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 28, 2011 8:43 am
|31.||NewsBits, Feb. 14, 2011|
New chair at lifesciences association..Parental Health update.. Bredesen aide moves.. Silicon Ranch and Venture Incite add staff.. PE investors disappear after liquidation.. bio-entrepreneurs..more
By Milt Capps Updated 4:44 p.m. / Published Monday, February 14, 2011 7:58 am
|32.||Cook: Nashville must create culture of 'True Innovation'|
Spawning a more robust entrepreneurial culture calls for more give-and-take, not more 'control' in the eyes of this veteran of ventures and IPOs
By Milt Capps Last updated Feb. 25, 2010, 5:50 a.m. / Published Wednesday, February 24, 2010 11:43 am
|33.||Martin Cos. deepens bench at DisastersNet, as HealthStream ally broadens target sectors|
Shifts in command, marketing duties may add momentum in company now backed by entrepreneur with deepest pockets
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, February 18, 2010 7:40 am
|34.||NEWSBITS, Feb. 11, 2010|
Carried-interest threat to VCs' takehome..VU on entrepreneurship..Microloans in the Boro..Solar investment and more...
By Milt Capps Updated 4:40 p.m. / Published Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:38 pm
|35.||NEWSBITS, Jan. 19, 2010|
OnFocus Healthcare's new cap raise underway, Joe Cook appointment, Inkflip update, Venture Pitch events and more...
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 19, 2010 10:13 am
|36.||Limestone Fund LLC|
At left, Joe Cook Jr.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:29 am
|37.||TTDC says it plans no funding for TN Bio Assn.|
Technology-enterprise advocate believes life-sciences sector cannot advance without stronger leadership
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 21, 2009 12:37 pm
|38.||Leaders: Bio-entrepreneur sees leverage in TNInvestco|
The yet-to-be-operational TNInvestco capital-formation program seems to have kindled fresh interest in key sectors
By Milt Capps Last updated 8:00 p.m. / Published Thursday, October 8, 2009 1:08 pm
|39.||TNInvestco: 'Creativity incredible' among interested firms|
[Updated] With the VC filing deadline just 13 days away, one administrator of the state's new capital-formation program is impressed with the calibre of prospective fund managers
By Milt Capps Last updated 2:58 p.m. Sept. 17 / Published Monday, September 14, 2009 8:03 am
|40.||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'
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, August 6, 2009 3:32 pm
|41.||PassAlong dies, Jaworski lives, Bandbox bets on boom|
As Nashville's startup ecosystem matures, wisdom from failures nourishes new digital ventures
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 1, 2009 1:41 pm
|42.||Tech commerce: Leadership shakeup reported at UT Research Foundation|
[Updated] As the stakes get higher for tech transfer and R&D, UT makes far-reaching changes in governance of its research, licensing and venture arm
By Milt Capps Last Updated 8:59 a.m. Oct. 30, 2009 / Published Thursday, June 25, 2009 12:15 pm
|43.||Opening gambit: DisastersNet partners with HealthStream|
The stakes for hospitals are high and rising, amid disasters and other incidents, and two tech-driven Nashville companies respond
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 13, 2009 6:25 am