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.
DST CEO Brett Shaw
Capital raises and a strategic partnership multiply in Nashville and Chattanooga.
UT, VU, KY officials see hundreds of successfully exited entrepreneurs possibly leading startup teams.
CEO Jon Howard
[updated] With capraise underway, Techstars grad says knowledge of painpoints, plus discipline and data are crucial.
Federally legislated OZFund prepares for take-off roll in Tennessee.
Company's own highly skilled workforce could triple in size in next 12 months.
[Updated] While still growing its $30MM-$50MM growth fund, JSCap adds notches to its moneybelt.
[updated] 36 alerts in today's summary as mid-summer Venture energy brings multiple new funds, capraises, and more.
Having raised north of $7MM and bet on nearly two-dozen ventures, firm founders have traction.
Tsunami heads to Nashville
Pass, Punt, Run, Dribble -- Ticket-buyers should have gameplan to get most out of events Aug. 27-30 in Nashville.
CEO Enderson Miranda
Healthtech startup signals emergence from customer validation -- and it's ready to tackle Nashville market.
With Investors and Entrepreneurs focusing strongly on Growth and Performance, VNC invites a SaaS benchmarking expert to comment.
Brock steams ahead, with a successor CEO likely to be tapped before year-end.
Consider going: Array of startups queued-up for the Aug. 16 culmination of 'Summer of Acceleration'
New ventures in Consumer Goods and in the Gigtank category are to be highlighted.
Rolfe and Brock doubtless plan a smooth transition to maintain momentum, but there are vagaries to ponder.
The EC's remodeled healthcare startup-support program aims to leap ahead with 1st formal Class.
[updated] New fund may continue trend of Life Sciences and Technology investments.
[updated] The applications window will soon open for the DOE-backed technology commercialization program.
Mitch Ishmael PhD
Clean Energy commercialization gets boost via ORNL's Innovation Crossroads
Finalists are to pitch Aug. 28 during 36|86 event in Nashville.
CEO Matt Houston
[updated] Nashville co-founder Matt Houston puts early focus on bizdev, leadership, culture and efficient use of capital.
CEO Ted Waz
CEO maps next five years to ensure an extensible platform and array of options for owners.
Founder-CEO Ken Perry
After three decades in health-sector Finance/Technology, founder makes another run at processes and outcomes.
Capital raises by SportsSense, 7 Springs, Branch Technology, Ambition, Freightwaves and more.
Co-founders Cornwall, Spangler (L-R)
A Seed, a Kickstarter, a Series A are already in sight for San Diego startup with fresh take on NVille.
[Updated] $6MM raise apparently found quick acceptance - McWhorter foresees $100MM impact.
Twenty-one-year-old firm could hit $600MM raised since inception.
Technology commercialization venture preps Seed and letter-round raises.
CEO Greg Daily
[Updated] Veteran of Nashville payments scene inevitably has played his cards close to the vest.
CEO Stephanie Cummings
[updated] Ten startups competed, one stood out. Here are highlights and the list of judges.
[updated] A bevy of partnerships and a Series C capital raise north of $5MM may be in-the-offing.
CEO Charlie Brock
[updated] High-energy team builder prepares for his next entrepreneurial or service act.
Chair's experience brings continuity, clear sense of value of legislative ties and momentum.
LaunchTN pushes, TN fintech pivot person, Kisber in K-TENN, capraises for SIGNiX, Metova, others.
Via VU's Owen GSM, Sohr awards total more than $500K in typically $25K shots for interesting array of ideas.
AHP\'s Rover debuts
[updated] Nashville PE West End Holdings is powering the hyperlocal media push.
Simplr's $8MM Series A, Resolute and Americoin raises, Blockchain congregating and more.
CEO John Griscavage
Growth-equity firm says Music City, Austin, Atlanta and others each has a superniche.
A visit to CMA Fest may have helped spawn this Charleston fan-engagement idea.
While Austin and London loom large on horizon, founders anchor network in Music City.
courtesy Peyton Hoge
Another Ingram wades into entrepreneurial pool, preserving a bit of legacy.
COO Leeland Eckstrom
[Updated] The campus newco is keeping open the option of raising outside capital.
Canaccord\'s Richard Close
Canaccord analysts weigh-in with their view of relevance of blockchain for listed HSTM and others.
MP Casey West
With dry powder and 60 transactions under its belt, SSM relishes HealthIT, ecommerce, marcom companies.
CEO Sinead Miller PhD
Startup's expanding universe of advisors, allies and potential funders may be approaching critical mass.
Money, moves and management in 30 telegraphic updates from MidTn and State ecosystems.
[updated] Some see Tennessee getting a boost from the legislation, others less sanguine.
Serial tech entrepreneur goes deep on Retail, emerges with Vertical SaaS concept.
Startup commercializing VU IP to reduce injury, death and mitigate $50BN annual medical spend.
Co-Founder & CEO
HealthStream has been minority stakeholder since 2013.
Co-founder Jamie Preisker
[updated] Seed raise underway, startup sees e-commerce and fresh capital producing a national footprint.
Founder-CEO Craig Fuller
[Updated] Startup completed $13M Series A.
Solaster capraise out of Jumpstart, new crypto fund, some blockchain plays and more.
CEO Kenton Boutwell
BunkerLabs grad and cofounders pushing forward toward possible capraise.
Greg Gonzales JD
Startups and mature money transmitters alike will want to watch this space.
LaunchTN funding would rise in latest interpretation from state agencies.
Entrepreneur who knows both sides of the Law coin weighs-in with ambitious offering.
There are similar models in Georgia and other states, some involving a mix of public and private funds.
Standouts in 14 categories are singled-out for techcentric leadership.
CEO Charlie Brock
CEO Charlie Brock unveils robust plan for LTN advancement, but may be facing budget headwinds.
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (dba Launch Tennessee) refreshes board.
Six veterans of early-stage entrepreneurial investment have screened 18 companies.