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[updated] 15 bulletins on newcomer VCs, fintech, healthtech, edtech, Web3, logistitech, materials, med devices and more.
U.S. Treasury verdict still out, but more staff being recruited for developing TN ecosystem's capital stack.
Consumer Products, Advanced Manufacturing, Fintech, would join advanced energy, agritech, mobility, life-sciences concentrations.
$1BN+ impact could rise in TN in decade of mobilizing investment capital and lending power.
After seven workdays at the helm of the regional entrepreneur center, CEO looks at capital, staffing, budgets and more.
Commentary: Does list of TN gains in 2021 reflect actual lack of 'major' entrepreneurial achievements?
[updated] Build Back Better funding via EDA for ventures, biomaking, cyber and more could lift Nashville region's lifesciences ecosystem.
A manufacturing campus in West TN conceived in about 2005, has come to fruit.
[Updated] Tech-advancement may be among programs getting fresh look, with funding increased and likely to grow further.
[Updated] Chairman says challenges led board to take 'different direction', national search will be mounted for next in a lengthening line of CEOs.
State begins refining strategy, aims to bring 4,100-acre OEM project to fruit, if it can be done.
With potential tenants in sight, authorized funding will be free for wastewater pipeline, partnership development and more.
Twenty updates on VC/PE moves, startups, innovation funding, family offices and more, plus Resources.
UPDATED: U.S. Treasury program to move economic-development, equity and entrepreneurship needles, soon to be revived.
(16+) Ricci | Whitney | Ghorashi | Dolan | Creel | Mann | Dent | Huddleston | Johns | Wilt | Ramkhelawan | Nagarajan | Ward | Eagle | McAdoo | Joseph
Against the backdrop of the pandemic, Launch Tennessee and Life Science Tennessee look to maintain momentum.
UPDATED Massive economic project conceived 16 years ago now seems under no-holds-barred assessment.
Snap board meeting on Friday covered key issues and produced mandate to seek a contract with Tucker.
[updated] Capital raises, executive moves, venture plays, true startups and more.
Intelligent Mobility, Life Sciences, Energy, and Ag-Food networks bolster startup resources
Jumpstart Capital liquidity, LaunchTN, Jammber, virus capital, Fintech, Healthcare, data, Vizion, spinup, spinout, and more updates.
Both LaunchTN and its sponsor, TN ECD, have begun responding to Comptroller requests ahead of hearings later this year.
Board voted today on her successor. Dolan made no disclosure of her plans.
Lofty goals, budget cuts and a mission made more challenging amid pandemic and economic pandemonium.
Opportunities for startup growth and service are plentiful in the new Pandemic Era.
[updated] Convenors say tracks are clear for OZ-advantaged real estate and operating business developments.
[Updated 14 Feb 2020] ECD Chief Rolfe updates Caucus, advises all hands on deck about competition, ultimate project cost.
CEO Margaret Dolan has gained an exec who apparently knows a valuable badass when she sees one.
OppZone platform in works, Legility M&A, SEC filings, Veteran Ventures, H2O and Lirio raises and more.
Event could top last year's 1,200 registrants, including 100 or more presenters, hundreds of serial entrepreneurs and investors.
[Updated] Director joins from PwC as tech development and entrepreneurship nonprofit pursues FY20 funding, strategic objectives.
LaunchTN matches have now supported 24 fledgling firms, mainly in energy, materials and health/biomedical.
Lee Cabinet choices affect ECD, LaunchTN, others..plus updates on capital raises.
Biannual Science & Technology Index shows some TN gains, but weakspots among growth factors
Bootstrapper likes idea of strategic partner or investor with sector savvy -- maybe KeepTruckin?
Waller attorney leads prospective not-for-profit advocacy group through private 'summit' at ECD.
Longtime entrepreneurial consultant and Ingram Industries executive gets the nod.
Brock steams ahead, with a successor CEO likely to be tapped before year-end.
Rolfe and Brock doubtless plan a smooth transition to maintain momentum, but there are vagaries to ponder.
[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.
[updated] Nashville PE West End Holdings is powering the hyperlocal media push.
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (dba Launch Tennessee) refreshes board.
CEO Charlie Brock unveils robust plan for LTN advancement, but may be facing budget headwinds.
Exec says harassment 'unacceptable' and LaunchTN will advocate broad adoption of planned policy model
CEO Baxter: MEDarchon is tracked by potential suitors outside Nashville.
With the General Assembly and Governor in full budget mode, LaunchTN assesses its options.
Talked about for a year or more, the effort gets fresh momentum
Former MRA exec, turnaround guy and member of the J.C. Bradford diaspora named.