Twende - April 11-12, 2019
Unprecedented EC gathering meant to improve minority entrepreneurs' access to contacts, capital and growth.
Its delta symbol for change may prove a harbinger of this tech-centric company.
[Updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.
Earlier successful exit and relo to homestead in Tennessee helped pave the way for latest gambit.
FINTOP has drypowder from Fund I, expands team, likes what it sees in non-coastal dealflow.
CFE Director Jeff Cohu
Entrepreneurship, innovation, social impact, blockchain, networking are threads running in parallel.
[Updated 3/15] 41 items, including SEC $ filings, tech talent, startups, entrepreneurial events, capital formation, exec roles, and more.
CEO David Howerton
Core enterprise platform expected to have drawn north of $7MM total by summer's end.
[Updated] Director joins from PwC as tech development and entrepreneurship nonprofit pursues FY20 funding, strategic objectives.
Sixteen new startups join Project Music alumni ranks, with first public-facing event in May.
Startups, market-movers and cities, themselves, often seek 'network effects', reputation and visibility -- which makes an inclusive Award program vital.
CEO Marty Reed
CEO has deflected suitor interest, but after RANDA expands to more states, investment may get a re-think.
Combatting the leading killer
CEO maps course for Series A-2, Series B raises and views Goggle and Apple moves as reinforcing vision.
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CEO Jeff Ervin
Completing process, this startup's listing could help with elite athlete partners, banks, investors.
CEO Sean Flood
Fast-moving Mobility-as-a-Service entrant backed by MSouth aims to add 50 markets in 2019.
CEO Ed Cantwell
CMI is locked-onto policy and industry developments, as it presses its mission forward.
CEO Mike Uchrin
VC expands its portfolio with its entrepreneur in residence at the helm.
CEO Margaret Dolan
Commercialization and availability of capital now more fully staffed for a strategic push forward.
SVP Phil Shmerling
Particularly if you're trying to grow a business that's not in Healthcare or Music, you may need to hear this -- again.
Fledgling nonprofit adds staff with politics and projects savvy to support advocacy and outreach.
As bill-filing deadlines loom, bills that shape TN economy, startups, entrepreneurial momentum are in prospect.
With a merger or other transition afoot, NFA chief and Mayor Briley restate value of supporting Creatives, Fashion entrepreneurs.
David Perry of DSP
Latest roundup of Tennessee startups, capital raises, economic development and more.
Co-founders Gatto & Whitney keep tacking in healthcare's crosswinds, complete 6th capraise of $21MM, its largest to date.
LaunchTN matches have now supported 24 fledgling firms, mainly in energy, materials and health/biomedical.
CEO Leslie Smith
With Black-owned ventures front and center, CEO shares playbook for forging just, inclusive, growing regional economy.
Ventures, partnerships accelerate VUMC lifesciences, plus VUMC and VU's independent commercialization programs.
Gov.-Elect Bill Lee
Lee Cabinet choices affect ECD, LaunchTN, others..plus updates on capital raises.
Nashville needs more SaaS startups and talent pool is adequate now for those who engage with ecosystem.
Soccer in the money
People on the move, capraises for Soccer, healthIT and others -- and maybe a tech employer in play.
CEO Shani Dowell
Education champion + entrepreneur is raising Seed capital, mapping growth
Biannual Science & Technology Index shows some TN gains, but weakspots among growth factors
The latest in a series of biannual rankings of the States on science and technology competitiveness.
[Updated] Birmingham among alternatives, as some Women, Blacks and other minorities report struggling for traction.
Mayor Briley maker-manufacturer initiatives, capital raises aplenty and more.
[updated] CEO sees IPO likely outcome for new platform company, ETA elites to gather in Nashville.
HealthIT startup winds-down, VC tags talent for Nashville, Angels raising, and more.
TVA\'s Amy Henry
Teaming with ORNL + Innovation Crossroads, power producer looks tech targets, maybe some surprises.
Sal Novin of Cognizant
Those who knew this Nashville new-era software entrepreneur will gather this weekend.
CEO Tyna Bryan
Bootstrapper likes idea of strategic partner or investor with sector savvy -- maybe KeepTruckin?
Franklin entrepreneur says eventual IPO is only exit option he's focused on, given global demand for ID assurance.
Two solid hits reinforce Nashville economic status.
Shore Capital\'s Ishbia
New $20MM Angel fund, Shore Capital hoists flag higher in Nashville, and more.
CEO Anthony Begando
Startup charts path for Seed, Series A and customer acquisition in healthcare and perhaps beyond.
Founders with Nashville stripes and strategic partners vow to leverage ties for innovation, growth.
CO.LAB\'s Marcus Shaw
Months and years of ecosystem development might help make Chattanooga an 'overnight' entrepreneurial success.
Co-founders see sector receptive to Cloud-linked technology and sensitive to search and review costs.
Exits may be ahead for Brentwood-Tullahoma firm seeking stakes in early-stage coastal targets, but at Nashville valuations.
Kristen Johns Esq.
Waller attorney leads prospective not-for-profit advocacy group through private 'summit' at ECD.
Another batch of entrepreneurial and investment movers, shakers and TBDs.
Years of work have prepared Meharry researchers to play influential role by drawing data from Nashville General Hospital.
A sobering report from Brookings Institution researchers inevitably shows there's work yet to be done.
CEO TJ Wilt
Entrepreneurial team aims to move from 3 operating units to 25 or more before grow-or-exit decision.
CEO Margaret Dolan
Longtime entrepreneurial consultant and Ingram Industries executive gets the nod.
Founder Alecia Vimala
Content may be king, but this Nashville digital network aims to take the crown.
CEO Debbie Gordon
[updated] VU drew her to Nashville, where she cut her entrepreneurial teeth in e-commerce.
Nashville Technology Council and MTSU demonstrate shortage of tech talent in Middle Tennessee
[update] A unique Tennessee business makes its way step-by-step through SaaS growth-company terrain.
CEO Gregg Lehman PhD
Entrepreneur updates EB Employee Solutions, shares observations regarding impediments to corporate growth.
Regardless of grant outcomes, these strategic proposals warrant scrutiny across Tennessee.
Bolus of funding seems likely to produce tidal surge of momentum in region's innovation economy.
Don Lazas MD
Latest updates on capital raises, partners, advisors and more.
CEO Orrin Ingram II
For private company boards, no substitute for 'people you can trust' who care about your success.
CEO David Sunseri PhD
The word is just getting out about new entrant in Tennessee biopharm ecosystem.
CEO Mark Cleveland
Social-impact technology startup aims to leverage first-to-market advantage in national rollout.
Mina Sartipi PhD
New tech CEO, Ingram M&A, capital raises, data sciences, and more.
Helping meet tech-talent demand in Nashville beyond, while extending VU brand are among primary goals.
Franklin, Clarksville, Murfreesboro may need localized recipes for entrepreneurship.
Nov. 9, 2018 event could set fresh precedent for VU-Owen outreach to Greater Nashville community.
Capraises, Angels, VCs, biotech, automotive, publishing, healthcare, fintech, Agbiz, TN-Women rock, and more...
Entrepreneurial operator turned VC says his new role is a really good fit.
CEO Kayla Rodriguez Graff
With Innova and MBVP onboard and an eye on the field, startup heads toward veterinarian, wound, dental sectors.
TECH:NYC\'s Julie Samuels
VU Law alum, Case ally and tech-policy veteran shares views on startup regulation, capital, talent, diversity and more.
Many of these issues gained salience during the Haslam and Bredesen years.