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.
CEO says sees first close on HealthIT fund by end of 1Q 2018.
17 updates ranging from Fintech, Soccer and Patient warming, to new platforms, VCs and more.
Founder Lauren Egge
Transplanted entrepreneur mulls capital and advisors, preps for full market entry
After helping anchor the upstart Nashville blockchain-crypto community, this lawyer moves over.
At least 3 new initiatives could advance the state's mobility R&D, innovation, entrepreneurship and recruitment efforts.
Dawn Patrick CPA
Innovation growth draws innovation-centric pro's -- VNC poll provides hint of incubent advisor standings.
Construction services marketplace startup rides cresting economic wave, says founder.
CEO Neil Whitney
Girded with Lean Startup mindset, startup moves to finish Seed and launch Series A rounds.
Ascension\'s Jason Dinger
Focusing on success criteria, outcomes takes priority.
'Free-market' combatant of industry incentives may face new players pursuing legislated benefits.
[updated] Company recently had first close for its targeted $30MM early-growth fund and has invested.