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[Updated] TN House FW&M Chair Patsy Hazlewood is among Tennessee legislators expressing support.
State begins refining strategy, aims to bring 4,100-acre OEM project to fruit, if it can be done.
[Updated] Late-breaking budget amendment proposal may improve odds for funding core SBIR-STTR grant-matching program.
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New funds, startup capital raises, exec moves, innovation pushes, fintech, and a mayor who supports innovation.
Consequential innovation and entrepreneurship issues are overshadowed, but may get visibility in future.
As bill-filing deadlines loom, bills that shape TN economy, startups, entrepreneurial momentum are in prospect.
[updated] Some see Tennessee getting a boost from the legislation, others less sanguine.
Legislator observes the Western Division of the State lagging Eastern and Western regions.
[updated] In-the-works a year or more, the advocacy group is about to stand up to be counted.
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.
[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.
Updates on VU venture staff, raises by SmartFurniture and RelevanceCapital and more.
[updated] ECD Commissioner Randy Boyd expresses strong support for bill enrolled this week.
[updated] Moving cautiously, CEO Bryan Huddleston preps for increased NTC influence.
Next, Gov. Haslam's signature could encourage those considering public good.
[Updated] When it's representatives hit the General Assembly, they'll bring a clear agenda.
The small NTC must weigh carefully its forays into State and Federal policy-shaping.
Chief Investment Officer Michael Brakebill reiterates his open-door policy
Veteran chief information officer now 'champion' for IT advance
A pension-fund program underway three years takes another step forward
This Massachusetts fund is partial to Internet plays and other technologies.
Gleanings from Tennessee media touching upon life-sciences issues and opportunities
Nashville leader says the sometimes controversial program is 'worthwhile experiment' in jobs creation.
[Updated] Fueled by assets of the pension fund for State employees, the TCRS private-equity program advances
One of Tennessee's pioneering VC's will remain focused on 'realizations' in 2011, while mulling raising another fund
In the highly charged environment around TNInvestco confidentiality, it's no surprise a caption bill caught the eye
Spring 2010 may go down in the annals of modern Tennessee history as a period of innovation breakthroughs
Tech economic development group also funds entrepreneurs network and appoints vice chairperson as it heads into legislative fray
Warning TNInvestco's not enough, TTDC hopes to keep its mission alive, maybe by spinning-off new ventures
With the leverage of the game-changing TNInvestco program becoming more apparent, Bredesen Cabinet officials move to establish control, for the long-haul
The governor's signature will soon be affixed to the State's new venture law, but already there are hundreds of new jobs on the horizon
[Updated 5:52 p.m.] The TNSBICCA passed in both House and Senate today, and will next go to Gov. Bredesen. The Senate vote was 30-0. It passed in the full House this morning, 94-0, and in Senate Finance this afternoon 9-0-1PNV. The insurance industry provides the leverage for this economic development and venture-funding move.
With ties to key members of the Congressional delegation, M2M has a leg-up in seeking funding of various sorts
The state's new private-equity director debuts and a VC panel gets the lowdown on controversial venture-funding proposal
Amid an awful economy and with the dust from their last scrape still in the air, the State and some business interests may be squaring-off, once again
AT&T insists it's stickin' to its knittin', while TCTA's president is inventorying potential trouble spots
Could new Angel tax credits, grant programs and quasi-debt facilities provide the critical mass of capital Tennessee needs?
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation has a great gameplan, but the clock is ticking for policymakers, VCs, scientists and entrepreneurs
State pension fund is hiring equities director, developing investment policy and will seek advice on targeting a portion of TCRS' $32 billion