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Owner Jamie Bailey
Owner Jamie Bailey

Founder: startup SwimIntel's PredictAI churns athlete-recruitment waters

Startup veteran structures company, sets priorities with growth and independence in mind.

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Advisor Kathy Harris
Advisor Kathy Harris

Venture Notes - April 3, 2024

Project Fintech, Montecito, Altitude VC, SubSplit, Sharecare, Claritas, EQL Games, Melt Pharma

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Robert A. 'Bobby' Frist Jr.
Robert A. 'Bobby' Frist Jr.

Brief: HealthStream remains alert for platform-enhancing SaaS deals

Depending on market conditions, there could be more dividends and share buybacks, as well as deals.

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Relevance Ventures Fund IV eyes $75MM target, Native founders pipeline

Relevance Ventures Fund IV eyes $75MM target, Native founders pipeline

Relevance, Skoden eye targets, lean into NACIA push to close capital gap facing Native entrepreneurs

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GNVCA picks Judith Byrd
GNVCA picks Judith Byrd

Venture Notes - March 27, 2024

Local VC association advances, updates on Lasso, Whistler, AgyleAI, Terry's On3, Investor Ten31, Herowear, and more...

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Corker, Brock lead Chattanooga Quantum Collaborative's workforce, economic, infrastructure push for 'thriving ecosystem'

Corker, Brock lead Chattanooga Quantum Collaborative's workforce, economic, infrastructure push for 'thriving ecosystem'

Leaders to consult with experts, local stakeholders as they look to generate impetus akin to city's 1Gig push.

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Mamaya's Amy Green
Mamaya's Amy Green

Venture Notes - March 21, 2024

Updates: Accelerator revival, Lodestone Advisory, Homeware, We Are Nations, Mamaya Health

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CEO Sam Davidson
CEO Sam Davidson

CEO Davidson updates Nashville Entrepreneur Center priorities, possibilities

14-year-old EC prioritizes community, program-member alignment, revenue, capital connection.

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Adam Boehler
Adam Boehler

Rubicon Founders' Fund II said to have commitments of $1BN+

Founder's early track record and discipline of 'value lens' investing may be generating sustained momentum.

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Bartholomew, Fox, Futch file for $50MM Rockmont GrowthTech Fund I

Bartholomew, Fox, Futch file for $50MM Rockmont GrowthTech Fund I

Early-stage fintech and health tech targets are priority for firm with deep operator and securities experience.

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Brandon Bruce's SEC filing signals Market Square Ventures Fund I on horizon

Brandon Bruce's SEC filing signals Market Square Ventures Fund I on horizon

Serial entrepreneur Bruce also leads Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator backed by UTSys, TVA, ORNL

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Michael Rutherford
Michael Rutherford

VocalBrain CEO eyes bootstrap, capraise options for vocal-training platform

Founder-CEO's renewed focus on roles of voice and expression part of launch impetus.

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WAP's Paddock
WAP's Paddock

VU Owen alumni's ESG entrant Atmos acquired by WAP Sustainability

WAP founder-CEO says he's no classic sector consolidator, but eyes more value-adding technologies for his platform.

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Fintech: SavvyFi's latest SEC filing draws our attention

Fintech: SavvyFi's latest SEC filing draws our attention

[updated] Such small steps as this often lead somewhere interesting.

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Laurel Orley ... Got game.
Laurel Orley ... Got game.

CPG Brief: Woman-owned Daily Crunch Snacks busts a move on Series A

Okay, we're easy, but it's good to see Nashville CPG products flying-off grocery shelves.

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CEO Bob Doherty
CEO Bob Doherty

Carbon Conversion Group S1 may prove R&D, commercialization venture's step toward scaleup

CCG lands amid rising global interest in scitech commercialization, engineering, adv-manufacturing and more.

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CEO Jim Creason
CEO Jim Creason

ThriveAP investor's $3MM bet focuses on Advanced Practice Provider needs

Labordemic hits employers recovering from COVID19 pressures + workers drive for upskilling, certification and licensing.

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Karl Zelik PhD Herowear
Karl Zelik PhD Herowear

Venture Notes - February 7, 2024

Our latest update in more than 20 briefs on startups, funding, and more.

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EPB CEO David Wade
EPB CEO David Wade

UT-C's Quantum Center awaits chief, as EPB, ORNL, QT partnerships grow

UPDATED 26 Jan 24 - Growing emphasis placed on bringing impactful QT innovations into commercialization.

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Hard choices: TN venture scene pops with dozens of events just ahead

Hard choices: TN venture scene pops with dozens of events just ahead

UPDATED 8 March 2024 A myriad of scheduled events lies just ahead and we're pointing you to several dozen in this collection.

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