Chairman Ted Townsend
A rigorous study of TN lifesciences is afoot and advocates are clearly positioning to push push for public and private support.
Founder-CEO Sashank Purighalla
Tech veteran preps for ramping-up sales, scouts for talent in Nashville and beyond.
Digital Reasoning exec felt called to pursue ML venture, extols Nashville and its STEM-oriented youth.
Nashville entrant aims to connect accredited investors with institutional-caliber deals, at attractive minimums.
Gibran Ameer PharmD
A new healthtech spinout, capraises, M&A, people moves, advisors, key events and a couple dozen more nuggets.
Launch Tennessee, Electro-Active, Dynamo, CET, EPIcenter, and more updated in today's roundup.
CEO Michael Berman JD
Nashville has proven a 'phenomenal', 'fabulous' place for VC-backed fintech-regtech co's launch.
CEO Will Norton JD
Conversations continue as startup mulls investment terms, milestones, and preps for hiring and dev.
[Updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.
Healthcare specialists file on Fund IV affiliate.
Founder-CEO Al Ganier
CEO Al Ganier says startup exhaustively considered market priority, and might later address opioid users' risk of pregnancy.
Realities of youth services and the breeding of entrepreneurs bring abrupt changes in local programs.
Eberhardt & Bell press forward with tech solution developed in Nashville for global market.
CEO Carson Ward
CEO says social-media spend for student assignments, tests, grades users prompts accelerating employer recruitment support.
Meetups blend LaunchTN mission, Kauffman funding, Engine advocate, constituents getting to know legislators.
Virtual Entrepreneurship Program
Startup and growth-oriented entrepreneurship program taking 2020 applications now, through Dec. 15, 2019.
CEO-designate Jane Allen Esq.
New CEO will rely on a lawyerly eye and entrepreneurial chops as she begins fresh assessment of the EC.
Lackey's latest, Music tech, OZ players, VU Ventures Group, LaunchTN, DRS CMO, Jumpstart Foundry and more.
VCs team with TennesSeed Funders to create momentum to feed flywheel effect in TN economy.
CEO Tammy Hawes
With Salesforce Ventures as a shareholder, longtime healthtechie sees running room in cloud-apps sector.
CEO Lee Jestings confirms appointment and continued focus on capital-raising, advisor-selection planning.
Signs of the season? SEC filings pop up in Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga.
12 years into the mission, six years after leaving AOL, team has been prepping its next move for months.
Founder-CEO Daniel Stein MD
VNC seeks comment from team, meanwhile research suggests interesting ecosystem forming around company.
The five-year-old company has already secured $70MM capital and is at 400 employees.
Chairman, CEO Bill Horne
Four years after VC/PE control investment, legal-spend management company has a number of options.
Honoree Dolly Parton
[Updated] Here is the fullest rundown you'll find on Awards entrants, judges and related matters ahead of this November event.
Sphere eyes multiple payments/security markets -- and its interest in Healthcare has grown.
Scott Ewing offers founders or enterprise owners his 'telltales' for both investors and entrepreneurs.
Film-maker Jenn Chandler
32 actionable and/or useful news, people and background bulletins focused on Tennessee entrepreneurship and capital.
Early voting begins Aug. 23, ahead of the Sept. 12, 2019 Runoff General Election.
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CEO Aaron Salow
Startup has raised more than $17MM and has entered Canada, UK markets.
James \'Jamie\' Dimon
Military veteran entrepreneurs, speakers and invited public join financial services leader, Aug. 8.
True Wealth\'s Kerry Rupp
[updated] Straight-talking commercialization and capital advisors from Austin, Nashville and Lexington converge, Aug. 29.
OppZone platform in works, Legility M&A, SEC filings, Veteran Ventures, H2O and Lirio raises and more.
Opportunity arose for 'pre-Portfolio" sidecar pilot, bringing total to 26 startups enlisted this cycle.
Fund exec sees little to envy in Silicon Valley models, says bringing youthful talent into Nashville has been a boon.
The latest generation of ventures spawned from TN campuses suggests competition must've been intense.
[updated] Accelerator is backed by KY economic development, holds startups from KY, NY, IL, TX, Calif.
EC Search Chair Beth Chase
VNC asked EC Chair Emeritus and Search Committee chair to share an update on the search process.
Nashville EC says Portfolio companies are more advanced, separate pilot will help newer startups.
$3MM+ will go to new capital formation, entrepreneurship, mentoring and related initiatives. 3 winners in the state. 6 teams submitted compelling ideas.
Vreeland completes 9th transaction. Growth Fund I has dry powder, and Fund II is a target for 2020.
Event could top last year's 1,200 registrants, including 100 or more presenters, hundreds of serial entrepreneurs and investors.
Josh Rosenblatt JD
Nashville attorneys still homesteading here, joins virtual-first techco with apparent major VC backing.
Tennessee Tech alumna and entrepreneurship intern gets the job.
CEO Kelly Tiller
Funding fuels manufacturing and market priorities, but team is alert for other 'sustainable' opportunities.
Updated: Moneytree report from PwC and CBInsights is out, plus we have field notes on TN and Opportunity Zones.
President Tyler Seaberg
Hyperledger Fabric tech used to fight errors, fraud, adverse effects, illicit drug access.
VU Provost Susan Wente PhD
It will be an exacting decision process, supported by Spencer Stuart and grassroots input.
BTC\'s David Bailey
Updated: 21 items on TN capital raises, advisors, entrepreneurs and strategies.
CEO Robert Adams
Founder says he continues planning for capital raise and Nashville presence.
Brody-Waite plans to leave the decade-old entrepreneurship center.
Entrepreneur Lia Winter
The startup/venture cauldron bubbles across Tennessee. 40 abstracts here.
Kevin Ross, ALIENFAST
SaaS entrepreneur Kevin Ross and Esports advocate Jared Miller surface in new ventures.
CEO Eric Mayer
Fighting colorectal cancer, CEO eyes growing Knoxville biotech scene and Euro and U.S. markets
CEO Sarah Bellos
Founder has raised north of $8MM, recruited growing ranks of farmers since inception.
CEO Lee Clark
A Select Medical exec is also Amplion chair; CEO says tech advantage makes a raise reasonable.
Founder-CEO Karen Thomas
Founder says consumers will transform healthcare; she eyes series of raises, senior hires, partnerships.
David Jones PhD
Mixture of Entrepreneurship and innovation are further stirred and shaken at VU.
CEO Nancy Falls
CEO, author, advisor moves from bootstrapping to scale-up for board governance platform.
Chef Mailea Weger
Heritage pops new fund, plus raises for healthcare, crypto, CBD, Growth Fund model notes and more.
Cory Allison, Kelcor
Eight teams are enrolled in the Erlanger-Unum-CoLab HealthTech Accelerator.
Lee Molette II
Nashville entrepreneur's business and social-impact lenses are focused on venture gap.
Cohort D2C goods, wearables, transportation, diagnostic devices and remote patient monitoring.
Medical Decisions team believes it has unique offering, propelled by quality-of-care and economics tailwinds.
Bill Frist MD
News from Frist Cressey, fintechs, Washtopia, Episode Sols, Sphere, Veterans VC, FedEx, Ballast, VendEngine, and many more.
Music City Music Council, which augments Metro ECD, gets new staffer and SMB tools are spotlighted.
Frmr Chair Bob Antoshak
Alternative routes for developing the Fashion ecosystem could be taken while the industry matures further.
Phil Baker PharmD
Serial social-impact entrepreneur creates several potentially investable Pharmacy-related startups.
Robert A. \'Bobby\' Frist Jr.
HealthStream ties-up with early-growth cos, Alphabet-backed Clover hits Music City, a startup's $6MM raise, money for June Medical, HempTenn, BeastBrands, SmartRIA, and much more.
Eat on the House eschews ratings in favor of consumer intercepts at point of decision.
Weaver mulls spinout, Angels active, fintech adds, SiRanch bucks, tech commercialization, Briovation bread on the waters and more...
Files for $1.1MM preliminary capraise, ahead of much larger funding for projects in Tennessee and elsewhere.