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Venture bullets: DARVIS, Dropper, SeeSnap, Rockmont, Simple Solutions, AngelEye, HotPoppy, Campus Protein, AgLaunch, SmartRIA and more.
Funding infusion at stake, as TNECD answers Treasury queries, LaunchTN replenishes board, adds staff as ops grow.
After weeks of work and months of waiting for the outcome, news breaks on several fronts.
Fintech entrepreneur Eric Satz (AltoIRA) is one of 60+ VCs, entrepreneurs, advisors playing 3686 Festival roles.
Updated 3 September 2022: 8 Tennessee economic-development coalitions pursued federal grants of $25MM+ more each. Only Memphis remained in the hunt.
U.S. Treasury verdict still out, but more staff being recruited for developing TN ecosystem's capital stack.
UPDATES Memphis-based hub sees diversity, agtech, national ecosystem development and innovation acceleration as vital.
Consumer Products, Advanced Manufacturing, Fintech, would join advanced energy, agritech, mobility, life-sciences concentrations.
Opry Entertainment exec eyes YUDU, Shore Cap, Wellview, Martin Ventures, ProCredEx, NOFs and more.
UPdated - EDA's Build to Scale is assessing three 2021 entrepreneurship, commercialization proposals from Memphis.
Healthcare, transportation, mobility among targets of new Chattanooga Regional Catalyst Fund
[updated] 37 items on startups, PE-VC-Angel-Crowd-Seed raises, entrepreneurs, events, deadlines, resources and more.
Dozens of news items on startups, capital raises, executive moves and business resources.
[updated] Capital raises, executive moves, venture plays, true startups and more.
[Updated] A gamble, sure, but the Pandemic Vintage of startups, capraises + executive moves may rival any we've seen in the past decade.
Annual grant competition draws rigorous programs from campus and accelerator advocates for entrepreneurship, investment.
Despite massive headwinds, NGOs and other nonprofits seek to help drive transformation of state and its regional economies.
Lofty goals, budget cuts and a mission made more challenging amid pandemic and economic pandemonium.
[updated] Capital raises, LaunchTN + Jumpstart updates, M&A, Lifesci deals, Schulz on Chamber, 4 Bridges expansion + more.
Gov. Bill Lee updates us, plus 17 venture updates and resources on telemed, M&A and more.
[Updated] EDA has $33MM pot, says previous grant wins no reason to withhold well defined, competitive ideas.
[Updated] No successor currently being recruited for the role, the fourth mid-level post vacated in the past year.
$3MM+ will go to new capital formation, entrepreneurship, mentoring and related initiatives. 3 winners in the state. 6 teams submitted compelling ideas.
With a merger or other transition afoot, NFA chief and Mayor Briley restate value of supporting Creatives, Fashion entrepreneurs.
Months and years of ecosystem development might help make Chattanooga an 'overnight' entrepreneurial success.
Regardless of grant outcomes, these strategic proposals warrant scrutiny across Tennessee.
Bolus of funding seems likely to produce tidal surge of momentum in region's innovation economy.
Exec to ensure alignment of budget priorities with priorities of Nashville residents.
Michael Burcham's term as NACIE co-chair ends in October.
Two VCs and allied institutions seek your opinions on state's entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Steve Case, Jim Lackey, Sal Novin, Marc Guthrie, PE gig -- and the late Dave Chapman.
VTC Seed, Early- and Growth-stage startups may all benefit from USDA RBIC effort.
VTC Universities in Cookeville, Murfreesboro, Nashville plan to partner to serve industry, entrepreneurs
Galen-Burcham alliance goes back years; other firms had a shot at top-billing in NEC healthcare work