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Venture Notes -- June 1, 2020
Venture Notes -- June 1, 2020

[updated] Capital raises, LaunchTN + Jumpstart updates, M&A, Lifesci deals, Schulz on Chamber, 4 Bridges expansion + more.

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Venture Notes -- April 13, 2020
Venture Notes -- April 13, 2020

Gov. Bill Lee updates us, plus 17 venture updates and resources on telemed, M&A and more.

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Venture Notes -- March 13, 2020
Venture Notes -- March 13, 2020

Nearly 30 items of extraordinary range, from capital raises, to exec appointments, uncertainty and more.

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Venture Notes -- January 21, 2020
Venture Notes -- January 21, 2020

Nashvillian in ABLE Channel debut, Bill Butler's new biz, Castillo in hunt for startup award, fund update and more.

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Venture Notes -- August 21, 2019
Venture Notes -- August 21, 2019

32 actionable and/or useful news, people and background bulletins focused on Tennessee entrepreneurship and capital.

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3 Winners! among TN challengers for 2019 EDA Regional Innovation grants
3 Winners! among TN challengers for 2019 EDA Regional Innovation grants

$3MM+ will go to new capital formation, entrepreneurship, mentoring and related initiatives. 3 winners in the state. 6 teams submitted compelling ideas.

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Venture Notes -- July 9, 2019
Venture Notes -- July 9, 2019

Updated: 21 items on TN capital raises, advisors, entrepreneurs and strategies.

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Epicenter CEO: Mobilizing Black-owned firms can bring Memphis surge
Epicenter CEO: Mobilizing Black-owned firms can bring Memphis surge

With Black-owned ventures front and center, CEO shares playbook for forging just, inclusive, growing regional economy.

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Venture Notes - December 6, 2018
Venture Notes - December 6, 2018

Mayor Briley maker-manufacturer initiatives, capital raises aplenty and more.

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Venture Notes - September 26, 2018
Venture Notes - September 26, 2018

Latest updates on capital raises, partners, advisors and more.

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CEO Kayla Graff maps SweetBio capital raises, market entries
CEO Kayla Graff maps SweetBio capital raises, market entries

[Updated] With Innova and MBVP onboard and an eye on the field, startup heads toward veterinarian, wound, dental sectors.

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Roadtrip! Memphis Demo Day startups beckon entrepreneurs, investors
Roadtrip! Memphis Demo Day startups beckon entrepreneurs, investors

Consider going: Array of startups queued-up for the Aug. 16 culmination of 'Summer of Acceleration'

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CEO Sinead Miller charts PATH EX course to capital, partner & market
CEO Sinead Miller charts PATH EX course to capital, partner & market

Startup's expanding universe of advisors, allies and potential funders may be approaching critical mass.

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Venture Notes - 23 March 2018
Venture Notes - 23 March 2018

Money, moves and management in 30 telegraphic updates from MidTn and State ecosystems.

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Angel Capital Group updates Nashville and Appalachian microfunds
Angel Capital Group updates Nashville and Appalachian microfunds

CEO says sees first close on HealthIT fund by end of 1Q 2018.

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Med-devices startup Somavac raises Seed capital from VCs, Angels
Med-devices startup Somavac raises Seed capital from VCs, Angels

Still too rare in CEO ranks, woman mechanical engineer charts startup's course.

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CEO departs, TN's nationally ranked ZeroTo510 accelerator charts journey
CEO departs, TN's nationally ranked ZeroTo510 accelerator charts journey

Digital Health from wearables and IT to blockchain and more will be Daisley's bailiwick in international group

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VC Innova Memphis ignites $31MM RBIC fund,<br>projects 20 transactions by year-end 2018
VC Innova Memphis ignites $31MM RBIC fund,
projects 20 transactions by year-end 2018

Robotics, analytics, decision-support tech -- it's not your Grandma's Ag anymore.

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Musculoskeletal startups often 'break stealth' during annual Memphis event
Musculoskeletal startups often 'break stealth' during annual Memphis event

VTC For the 14th year, investors, entrepreneurs, strategic corporates meld at FedEx Institute.

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Foundation Instruments, Stony Creek Colors receive SBIR grants
Foundation Instruments, Stony Creek Colors receive SBIR grants

Nondilutive capital gives entrepreneurs advantages in research, bizdev and raising capital.

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AgLaunch accelerator launches, powered by Memphis Bioworks, TNDA allies
AgLaunch accelerator launches, powered by Memphis Bioworks, TNDA allies

VTC Innovation seeds begin sprouting, as first startups recruited.

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Healthcare: SEMDA Nashville event affirms<br>connections of Devices, IT/Data, Services
Healthcare: SEMDA Nashville event affirms
connections of Devices, IT/Data, Services

Fresh-faced startups, veterans of industry convene in Music City May 18-19.

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2016 Memphis Accelerator Portfolios announced
2016 Memphis Accelerator Portfolios announced

VTC Teams arriving for array of Memphis accelerators.

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National Advisory Council on Innovation-Entrepreneurship seeks members
National Advisory Council on Innovation-Entrepreneurship seeks members

Michael Burcham's term as NACIE co-chair ends in October.

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Venture money: 'Access to capital' to be sole focus of Tech2020 successor
Venture money: 'Access to capital' to be sole focus of Tech2020 successor

VTC Grady Vanderhoofven is likely to lead the repurposed nonprofit and some allies.

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March 18 app deadline for EPIcenter Logistics Innovation Accelerator
March 18 app deadline for EPIcenter Logistics Innovation Accelerator

VTC The second cohort of logistics-centered startups begins work in May.

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Venture Notes - January 19, 2016
Venture Notes - January 19, 2016

Updates on investors, startups and ideas with ties to our region.

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Memphis Money: Sage Advantage Fund created by advisory firm's founders
Memphis Money: Sage Advantage Fund created by advisory firm's founders

VTC Memphis-centric founders to provide savvy and capital to proven early-stage companies.

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ECD's Boyd prepping ideas for stimulating TN entrepreneurship, investment
ECD's Boyd prepping ideas for stimulating TN entrepreneurship, investment

Within Haslam Cabinet, ECD Commissioner shapes policy-program options for Chief.

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VP-Ag Innovation named for Memphis Bioworks Foundation
VP-Ag Innovation named for Memphis Bioworks Foundation

VTC State's AgLaunch initiative should get a boost, along with allies.

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VentureNotes: Mike Carroll licenses PYA tech; Joy Fisher eyes UT assets
VentureNotes: Mike Carroll licenses PYA tech; Joy Fisher eyes UT assets

VTC Commercializing the UT brand, localizing entertainment with streaming audio

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Tennessee VCs and institutional partners ask opinions on ecosystem
Tennessee VCs and institutional partners ask opinions on ecosystem

Two VCs and allied institutions seek your opinions on state's entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Life Science TN 'ups its game' on Capitol Hill in pursuit of funding
Life Science TN 'ups its game' on Capitol Hill in pursuit of funding

[Updated] When it's representatives hit the General Assembly, they'll bring a clear agenda.

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LaunchTN: McWhorter board resignation adds to agency's to-do's
LaunchTN: McWhorter board resignation adds to agency's to-do's

[updated] Litigation, uncertainty over INCITE funding, turnover and more.

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PEOPLE: Anand Sanwal's CB Insights has eyes on Nashville + Tennessee
PEOPLE: Anand Sanwal's CB Insights has eyes on Nashville + Tennessee

A keen observer of America's startup and Venture landscape took a few minutes with VNC.

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Innova Memphis: Innova Fund III announced $20MM first close
Innova Memphis: Innova Fund III announced $20MM first close

VTC Firm will continue bio/investment pace, likely to eye yet another fund in coming years

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VentureNotes: Council Capital, Solidus at Work
VentureNotes: Council Capital, Solidus at Work

Council doubles-down on mail-order institutional pharmacy startup

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TNInvestco funds stay busy with further tech-sector investments
TNInvestco funds stay busy with further tech-sector investments
A steady stream of commitments, often made to familiar names, continues, with results not yet due
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Parental Health attracts Innova Fund II as investors close Series A cap raise
Parental Health attracts Innova Fund II as investors close Series A cap raise

Hudsmith's HP-allied startup executes on its telemedicine strategy for seniors aging-in-place

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Commercialization: UTSC's Dale reviews Vaxent's progress on Strep-A vaccine
Commercialization: UTSC's Dale reviews Vaxent's progress on Strep-A vaccine
In Memphis, this Innova-backed venture's fate is still years away, but rewards may be huge
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Angel Capital Group chapter fate uncertain in Memphis
Angel Capital Group chapter fate uncertain in Memphis

ACG plans to open five new city chapters soon; for now, its Memphis outpost is semi-shuttered

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NewsBits, July 5, 2011
NewsBits, July 5, 2011

Remember when things used to slow down for Summer? Tennessee's venture scene seems busier than ever

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TNInvestco: Welcome to the 'Messy World' of Capitalism
TNInvestco: Welcome to the 'Messy World' of Capitalism
Airing of issues simmering beneath TNInvestco's surface has prompted a reprise of comments pro and con the program
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NewsBits, February 28, 2011
NewsBits, February 28, 2011

Our latest roundup of VU searches, capital raises, marketing pushes, digital music, tech commercialization and more

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[ ! ] TN's JumpStart Foundry aligns with TechStars Net
[ ! ] TN's JumpStart Foundry aligns with TechStars Net

The news coincides with launch of the Obama Administration's StartUP America program in the U.S. and helps fulfill Solidus' TNInvestco strategy.

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Venture Notes, March 26, 2010
Venture Notes, March 26, 2010

A Nashville MoonPie? Plus, a Claritas exec on i-couponing and Innova walks away from an interesting technology

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Quick Take: New Seed fund may be on RightSide
Quick Take: New Seed fund may be on RightSide
Nashville and Tennessee VCs sound-off on new seed-stage investment model, with concerns and some things they like
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TNInvestco:  Goldrush underway to fund TN ventures
TNInvestco: Goldrush underway to fund TN ventures
$120MM program should inject more than $80MM into seed- and early-stage companies in Tennessee over next few years
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Innova Fund II, LP
Innova Fund II, LP

At left, Ken Woody

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NEWSBITS, Sept. 28, 2009
NEWSBITS, Sept. 28, 2009

Updates on 20-firm TNInvestco roster, TBA board members, Healthways' strategic hire, Bill Frist, Entrepreneurs deadline, StartupWeekend, Universal Robotics, Barcamp

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Venture Notes -- April 20, 2009
Venture Notes -- April 20, 2009

Goad reported suing former TVA director, Petra and Innova invest, $20MM the number for startup, tech transfer event, views on IPO climate...

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TTDC funds bioscience entrepreneurship initiative
TTDC funds bioscience entrepreneurship initiative

With former VC hired to lead program, grant for entrepreneurship helps flesh-out tech-development ecosystem

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Mercury Tech and allies incubate entrepreneurial city
Mercury Tech and allies incubate entrepreneurial city
In Memphis, Eric Mathews is helping generate more material for Nashville tech advocates' best-practices file
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