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Venture Notes - 22 July 2021

Venture Notes - 22 July 2021

Opry Entertainment exec eyes YUDU, Shore Cap, Wellview, Martin Ventures, ProCredEx, NOFs and more.

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<center>Stuart McWhorter<br><i>CA Chairman</i>
Stuart McWhorter
CA Chairman

McWhorters' CA healthcare innovation impetus reflected in new Fund filings

Latest fund raise could become largest in history of Clayton Associates ecosystem.

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CEO Andrew Walters
CEO Andrew Walters

Venture Notes - July 14, 2021

VU-propelled startup, AI for VC, MB Ventures, Claritas, Harbert, McWhorter, lifesci fund, ed tech, SBIR, and more...

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Responses due by Aug. 2, 2021
Responses due by Aug. 2, 2021

Eyeing $65M SSBCI funds, TN-ECD surveys biz, entrepreneurs, DBE execs

[Updated] Deadline set for comments on needed investment capital, loans, training, microlending and more, U.S. Treasury-funded program.

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Mike Bradshaw MBA
Mike Bradshaw MBA

Mike Bradshaw named EIR in UTC Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Leader, entrepreneur and investigator of economic ecosystems named first Entrepreneur in Residence of UTC-CIE.

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Memphis players in motion
Memphis players in motion

Memphis entrepreneurship plans surge, as Bioworks Foundation ends run

EDA's Build to Scale is assessing three 2021 entrepreneurship, commercialization proposals from Memphis.

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Chris Hefley of CoPilot
Chris Hefley of CoPilot

Venture Notes - June 30, 2021

Two-dozen+ venture newcomers, startups, capraises, investments in CREtech, Fintech, Edtech, Healthtech, and more.

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Dynamo Ventures $43.2M Fund II eyes global Supply Chain, Mobility bets

Dynamo Ventures $43.2M Fund II eyes global Supply Chain, Mobility bets

Chattanooga investor likely to back 25 new portfolio companies in U.S. and abroad.

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CEO Lindsey Cox MBA
CEO Lindsey Cox MBA

Lindsey Cox building head o' steam at CoLab in Chattanooga

Healthcare, transportation, mobility among targets of new Chattanooga Regional Catalyst Fund

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Founder Fawn Weaver
Founder Fawn Weaver

Venture Notes - June 18, 2021

TN U.S. Senators oppose Innovation bill over China issues, capital raises, big day for Uncle Nearest, new startup cohorts, EIR + grant invitations,

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Shovel ready in early 2022?
Shovel ready in early 2022?

Reality check: Memphis Regional Megasite faces Sunset timer

State begins refining strategy, aims to bring 4,100-acre OEM project to fruit, if it can be done.

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U.S. Sen. Blackburn
U.S. Sen. Blackburn

Venture Notes - June 11, 2021

New funds, capital raises, Blackburn and Cooper in tech caucuses, startup momentum, and more.

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Courtney Pogue
Courtney Pogue

Nashville ECD Director Pogue reaches out, preps plan, mulls target options

Veteran of finance, recruitment and development and other fields cites fintech as hypothetical target vertical.

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Gov. Bill Lee
Gov. Bill Lee

Gov. Lee opens Memphis Regional Megasite study, vows to advance project

With potential tenants in sight, authorized funding will be free for wastewater pipeline, partnership development and more.

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E. Douglas Grindstaff
E. Douglas Grindstaff

Venture Notes - June 1, 2021

Eighteen updates on startups, capital raises, and more from TN, KY, ALA

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Stokel and Moreland<br><i>Co-Founders of EVA</i>
Stokel and Moreland
Co-Founders of EVA

Moreland & Stokel raising Seed for grownup EVA's post-pandemic push

Founders emerged from Pandemic Pivot with fresh view of prospects for curated talent and tech-supported deals.

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Touching base: Van Tucker, John Murdock on growing TN Angel capital

Touching base: Van Tucker, John Murdock on growing TN Angel capital

A simple question, because the issue of early-stage capital formation in TN probably warrants further discussion.

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CEO Tyler Lenane
CEO Tyler Lenane

CEO: Gimme Radio $3MM raise targets Country, Metal artist-fan engagement

Tyler Lenane relo'd to Nashville from San Francisco to ramp a series of online communities built around music genres.

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LaunchTN IMPACT group grows to 21, with $65.4MM SSBCI decisions due

LaunchTN IMPACT group grows to 21, with $65.4MM SSBCI decisions due

If Tennessee enlists for SSBCI funding, TTDC investment committee could get pretty busy.

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Claritas' Theresa Sexton
Claritas' Theresa Sexton

Venture Notes - May 19, 2021

Couple-dozen bulletins on spacs, letter rounds, startups, innovators, execs in motion, resources from around the ecosystem

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