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Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.
LTN board and leadership top for empowering ecosystem from post within the partner ranks.
Could lessons learned translate into new push for the innovation economy?
CEO Margaret Dolan has gained an exec who apparently knows a valuable badass when she sees one.
Black female CEO shares 'what it takes' and underscores listening and learning, no matter what.
[Updated] No successor currently being recruited for the role, the fourth mid-level post vacated in the past year.
Launch Tennessee builds the profile of its Innovation Capital Continuum.
[Updated) There's sharpened focus on capital, as well as on entrepreneurial infrastructure and regional strategy.
A rigorous study of TN lifesciences is afoot and advocates are clearly positioning to push for public and private support.
A new healthtech spinout, capraises, M&A, people moves, advisors, key events and a couple dozen more nuggets.
Launch Tennessee, Electro-Active, Dynamo, CET, EPIcenter, and more updated in today's roundup.
[Updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.
Eberhardt & Bell press forward with tech solution developed in Nashville for global market.
Meetups blend LaunchTN mission, Kauffman funding, Engine advocate, constituents getting to know legislators.
Startup and growth-oriented entrepreneurship program taking 2020 applications now, through Dec. 15, 2019.
Lackey's latest, Music tech, OZ players, VU Ventures Group, LaunchTN, DRS CMO, Jumpstart Foundry and more.
VCs team with TennesSeed Funders to create momentum to feed flywheel effect in TN economy.
[updated] Straight-talking commercialization and capital advisors from Austin, Nashville and Lexington converge, Aug. 29.
The latest generation of ventures spawned from TN campuses suggests competition must've been intense.
$3MM+ will go to new capital formation, entrepreneurship, mentoring and related initiatives. 3 winners in the state. 6 teams submitted compelling ideas.
Event could top last year's 1,200 registrants, including 100 or more presenters, hundreds of serial entrepreneurs and investors.
Tennessee Tech alumna and entrepreneurship intern gets the job.
Updated: Moneytree report from PwC and CBInsights is out, plus we have field notes on TN and Opportunity Zones.
Updated: 21 items on TN capital raises, advisors, entrepreneurs and strategies.
Founder has raised north of $8MM, recruited growing ranks of farmers since inception.
HealthStream ties-up with early-growth cos, Alphabet-backed Clover hits Music City, a startup's $6MM raise, money for June Medical, HempTenn, BeastBrands, SmartRIA, and much more.
Earlier successful exit and relo to homestead in Tennessee helped pave the way for latest gambit.
[Updated] Director joins from PwC as tech development and entrepreneurship nonprofit pursues FY20 funding, strategic objectives.
Commercialization and availability of capital now more fully staffed for a strategic push forward.
As bill-filing deadlines loom, bills that shape TN economy, startups, entrepreneurial momentum are in prospect.
Co-founders Gatto & Whitney keep tacking in healthcare's crosswinds, complete 6th capraise of $21MM, its largest to date.
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
Exits may be ahead for Brentwood-Tullahoma firm seeking stakes in early-stage coastal targets, but at Nashville valuations.
Another batch of entrepreneurial and investment movers, shakers and TBDs.
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.
Regardless of grant outcomes, these strategic proposals warrant scrutiny across Tennessee.
Latest updates on capital raises, partners, advisors and more.
Bolus of funding seems likely to produce tidal surge of momentum in region's innovation economy.
Social-impact technology startup aims to leverage first-to-market advantage in national rollout.
[updated] 36 alerts in today's summary as mid-summer Venture energy brings multiple new funds, capraises, and more.
Having raised north of $7MM and bet on nearly two-dozen ventures, firm founders have traction.
Pass, Punt, Run, Dribble -- Ticket-buyers should have gameplan to get most out of events Aug. 27-30 in Nashville.
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] The applications window will soon open for the DOE-backed technology commercialization program.
Finalists are to pitch Aug. 28 during 36|86 event in Nashville.
[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.
Simplr's $8MM Series A, Resolute and Americoin raises, Blockchain congregating and more.
Money, moves and management in 30 telegraphic updates from MidTn and State ecosystems.
[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 says sees first close on HealthIT fund by end of 1Q 2018.
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (dba Launch Tennessee) refreshes board.
CEO Charlie Brock unveils robust plan for LTN advancement, but may be facing budget headwinds.
State and regional events of interest.
Innovation growth draws innovation-centric pro's -- VNC poll provides hint of incubent advisor standings.
Construction services marketplace startup rides cresting economic wave, says founder.
'Free-market' combatant of industry incentives may face new players pursuing legislated benefits.
[updated] A seasoned crossborder entrepreneur says he's homesteading in Nashville, for now.
[updated] A pronounced rise in overall ranking comes with weaker showing on some of 25 dimensions.
Applications for investment consideration are being taken now.
'Erosion' in TN investment? Major IT and software cos' raises, TN fund recruiting, startup updates and more.
Exec says harassment 'unacceptable' and LaunchTN will advocate broad adoption of planned policy model
Updates on LaunchTN, entrepreneurs once and future, Vanderbilt, ORNL, and more.
Exec averse to encouraging all to 'shoot for the middle', notes need for champion investors.
10: VCs' visions, VU exec on healthtech morass, capital raises, startups, sage words from KaiserPerm CEO.
A rich program with speakers by the dozen, including 10 VCs on the stage.
Entrepreneur Jeff Brown works long hours, but loves expanding the Mid-TN ecosystem.
With more than 1,000 attendees projected for the annual conference, Villagers get scrutiny.
Fourteen telegraphic items on startups, investments, exits and more in Tennessee and region.
Entrepreneur who also leads mentor network says his new firm is operational.
Resources that might provide refreshment for those looking to advance Tennessee innovation.
About two-dozen items ranging from capital raises, bankruptcy to tech transfer.
Less than a month into the mission, new Center director targets numerous objectives.
With the General Assembly and Governor in full budget mode, LaunchTN assesses its options.
[updated] Grad of Boomtown, StartupHealth accelerators presses forward.
Talked about for a year or more, the effort gets fresh momentum
VTC This entrepreneur must not be working part-time.
More than 40 speakers, panelists, startup pitchers at several venues.
Former MRA exec, turnaround guy and member of the J.C. Bradford diaspora named.
LaunchTN CEO agrees it'd be great to have more data and analyses about all this.
The 3rd cohort has apparently been finely sifted in an effort to ensure success is baked-in.
Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address this evening.
$40MM raise at Claritas, accelerator and startup news, and more from around the state.
A fresh dozen items from around the state of interest to the venture sector.
Journalists to be excluded, Dem's not invited to panel.
TTDC releases another interesting group of startups from instate and out-of-state.
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.
Entrepreneurs who exited America Access Transport for logistics, transportation startup program.
[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.
Resolute Capital's Fund IV, HCA CEO to speak, new LaunchTN SBIR-STTR writing grants and more.
[updated] A baker's dozen oughta-reads on startups and capital from around the state.
Group working from Nashville EC plans to draw more investors in from the sidelines.
VTC Long-term capital strategy and exit options await gaining further traction.
[Updated] Chad Marcum begins to reveal details of his team, model, strategy and roll-out plans.
Departing tech-centric Bay Area, co-founder cites Nashville's numerous advantages.
[updated] Local Bunker Labs crew is gaining momentum, enjoying network effect.
[updated] Nashville entrepreneurship 2.0? Capraises, possible startup trouble, Krajicek venture tips and more.
Question mark hangs over Nashville's shot at being a Consumer startup breeder.
[Updated] Effort intended to engage student-led startup teams statewide.
TORCH of Chattanooga won the prize.
VTC We've proven we can attract cool companies. How do get them to stay?
LTN aims to draw 900, including perhaps 100 investors to its 4th annual conclave in Nashville.
LaunchTN has upped the ante, producing a cohesive package of certain fun and likely wisdom.
Johnson City duo is way down the road with their techdev, ahead of investor pitch.
VTC Innovation seeds begin sprouting, as first startups recruited.
IF the first year was great, Year 2 of Project Music is surely greater.
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.
VTC Teams arriving for array of Memphis accelerators.
[Sale confirmed] New money, strategic inflection, or much hubbub about nothing? Time will tell.
Executive director also seeks mentors, domain experts and collaborations.
Cautious handling by proponents seems likely to advance state programs, stepwise.
Search for entrepreneurship lead begins soon, lead for Ag network is set.
Michael Burcham's term as NACIE co-chair ends in October.
This roundup features Amplion, HCCA, CouncilCapital, John Murdock, Joe Kustelski, Proton and more.
VTC Grady Vanderhoofven is likely to lead the repurposed nonprofit and some allies.
VTC Two years after a successful exit from logistics business, a new venture launches.
Founder presses ahead with no native Tennessee capital, other than her own.
VTC Chairman of Knox-based company is also Haslam Administration's ECD chief.
Some new public-private stratagems for commercialization may emerge this spring and summer.
[Updated] Deadline for SE Regional Capital Connections event is April 29.
[Updated] 17 competitions on 10 Tennessee campuses are admitted.
[updated] TN's pro-entrepreneurship legislation, a $4MM JourneyPure raise, and more.
[updated] Treading carefully to 'get program right', industry aims for step-by-step progress.
A change at the helm of one of Tennessee's most recognized institutions.
[updated] Smart money and a long-standing interest in matching natural ability and career paths produce an edventure.
Here's a rundown on this week's venture pitches during LST's annual meeting
A true startup leader, investment pros and others are aboard for the continuing relaunch
With fingers crossed and funds in-hand, the tech-centric nonprofit forges ahead
With seeds planted and a new strategy coming, NBIC chief steps down
Governor addresses fast-growth sector; details of venture funding, entrepreneur award and tech-transfer still unfolding