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VentureSouth Fund V raise underway targets $10MM to augment Angels' individual bets and sidecar participation.
Hub praised for its startup drive and innovation emerges from pandemic throes with both strategy and wide-ranging leadership search.
UPDATED A similar previous national CEO search drew nearly 900 applicants. Results may be known by the beginning of CY22.
Healthcare, transportation, mobility among targets of new Chattanooga Regional Catalyst Fund
Twenty updates on VC/PE moves, startups, innovation funding, family offices and more, plus Resources.
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.
CEO Margaret Dolan has gained an exec who apparently knows a valuable badass when she sees one.
[Updated] No successor currently being recruited for the role, the fourth mid-level post vacated in the past year.
[Updated] Director joins from PwC as tech development and entrepreneurship nonprofit pursues FY20 funding, strategic objectives.
Waller attorney leads prospective not-for-profit advocacy group through private 'summit' at ECD.
A sobering report from Brookings Institution researchers inevitably shows there's work yet to be done.
Longtime entrepreneurial consultant and Ingram Industries executive gets the nod.
Brock steams ahead, with a successor CEO likely to be tapped before year-end.
[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] Startup completed $13M Series A.
LaunchTN funding would rise in latest interpretation from state agencies.
There are similar models in Georgia and other states, some involving a mix of public and private funds.
CEO Charlie Brock unveils robust plan for LTN advancement, but may be facing budget headwinds.
Applications for investment consideration are being taken now.
LaunchTN's 36|86 bet, Van Beke promo, Steve Hau's gambit, P/E & TCRS, CoLab CEO and more.
Exec says harassment 'unacceptable' and LaunchTN will advocate broad adoption of planned policy model
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
More than 40 speakers, panelists, startup pitchers at several venues.
LaunchTN CEO agrees it'd be great to have more data and analyses about all this.
Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address this evening.
A fresh dozen items from around the state of interest to the venture sector.
Journalists to be excluded, Dem's not invited to panel.
Another regional accelerator goes-it alone, capital formation numbers, and more.
Boyd & Brock of LaunchTN respond on sustainability, Healthcare, Rural Metrics and more.
After six years at ECD agency, Tennessee native returns to private sector.
[Updated] 11 items from around the state of interest to techies, investors, entrepreneurs, et al.
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (TTDC), aka Launch Tennessee, fills posts.
Group working from Nashville EC plans to draw more investors in from the sidelines.
[updated] Local Bunker Labs crew is gaining momentum, enjoying network effect.
Question mark hangs over Nashville's shot at being a Consumer startup breeder.
LTN aims to draw 900, including perhaps 100 investors to its 4th annual conclave in Nashville.
Tech-dev exec, active Angel with Bioenergy interests surveys the region.
[updated] Health:Further, Ingram, Case, McWhorter, DART Music and DATAFlyte raises, SeedHatchlings and more.
Search for entrepreneurship lead begins soon, lead for Ag network is set.
A fourth cohort of startups is likely to be invited to Knoxville, but timeline TBD.
[updated] TN's pro-entrepreneurship legislation, a $4MM JourneyPure raise, and more.
VU event, Fintech startup, Randy Boyd on ECD priorities, INCITE and accelerator cos.
[updated] Treading carefully to 'get program right', industry aims for step-by-step progress.
VTC Boutique investment banking firm in Chattanooga eyes Florida, Carolinas.
With 3686 ahead, new University and Researcher programs, weaker capital ecosystem and more
Tennessee execs comment on Jumpstart Foundry founders' criticism of accelerator model.
VTC Memphis-centric founders to provide savvy and capital to proven early-stage companies.
Within Haslam Cabinet, ECD Commissioner shapes policy-program options for Chief.
Handful of IC candidates remain in-the-running, VUSE plants flag in Maker territory
Long vacant seat goes to board veteran.
The state's accelerator-linked ecosystem continues to evolve, it seems.
Charlie Brock shares his topmost objectives, and we review a bit of the agenda.
[updated McBee promoted] Perhaps it is Fate that lends a hand in figuratively connecting Pandoland and 36:86
We take a pause to contemplate the event-driven fun that lies ahead.
Bio veteran Jim Monsor leads pilot effort to deepen TN's startup resources
All program offerings are to be subjected to diligence befitting the next EC phase.
VTC It's not lore that propels this institution's reputation as a place whence problem-solvers come.
Entrepreneurship, events and attracting capital may have revved-up. Tech transfer? Not so much.
[Updated] When it's representatives hit the General Assembly, they'll bring a clear agenda.
Commissioner now also presides over board of Tennessee Technology Development Corp.
[updated] Litigation, uncertainty over INCITE funding, turnover and more.
Dispute settled between LaunchTN and PandoMedia, parties announce.
[Updated] Pando litigation. Refocused 36|86 event will convene in June, as will Pandoland
Since opinions are hard to monetize, leaders statewide seek new sources of momentum
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation, TTDC, lays-out its priorities.
Agency's entrepreneurship director seems to have caught the bug.
It remains to be seen what Tennessee investors, entrepreneurs act upon, if anything
Index delivers composite image of state's economic development, innovation status
[Charts added] Following VNC's report on the ITIF report today, LaunchTN responded.
A change at the helm of one of Tennessee's most recognized institutions.
Here's more information on startups that'll have berths in StartupVillage June 12-13
The Fourth is a long way off, but the fireworks begin in 3 weeks
TTDC now seems to be fully staffed to further pro-venture programs
First permanent CEO in three years begins a stem-stern review as he wades-in
The deal may not yet be done, but CEO search may be nearing its end
Initiative aims to draw Angels, techies and job-openings from across state and region
Brock of FourBridges joins XMi-linked Lupton executive in finishing-out Chattanooga early-stage infrastructure
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