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32 actionable and/or useful news, people and background bulletins focused on Tennessee entrepreneurship and capital.
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Nashville EC says Portfolio companies are more advanced, separate pilot will help newer startups.
Event could top last year's 1,200 registrants, including 100 or more presenters, hundreds of serial entrepreneurs and investors.
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[Updated] WillCo EC to serve established businesses seeking scale in TN's fast-growing Williamson County.
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Unprecedented EC gathering meant to improve minority entrepreneurs' access to contacts, capital and growth.
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[Updated] Birmingham among alternatives, as some Women, Blacks and other minorities report struggling for traction.
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[updated] 36 alerts in today's summary as mid-summer Venture energy brings multiple new funds, capraises, and more.
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[Updated] Chicago-bred Project Music grad may find Series A dough outside Nashville.
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Second Code2040, Google for Entrepreneurs Entrepreneur in Residence in Nashville diversity push
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More than 40 speakers, panelists, startup pitchers at several venues.
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[Updated] 11 items from around the state of interest to techies, investors, entrepreneurs, et al.
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[updated] Native Nashville entrepreneur presses forward after classic rethink.
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[updated] A baker's dozen oughta-reads on startups and capital from around the state.
[Updated] Chad Marcum begins to reveal details of his team, model, strategy and roll-out plans.
[updated] Former InQuicker CEO sees traditional '100-day' assessment.
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[updated] Local Bunker Labs crew is gaining momentum, enjoying network effect.
[Updated] The EC also seeks an Entrepreneur in Residence for the PH initiative.
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[updated] Veterans of Summit, Accel, Facebook, TPG, Tech Crossover, GS and others on BoT.
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President and COO Sam Lingo will also be Acting CEO.
[Updated] In alliance with Code2040, Kauffman Foundation and others, the EC pushes forward.
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[updated] Nashville's first woman as Mayor eyes opportunities, five months into her term.
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[updated] North Carolina-based entrepreneur and scholar begins work April 1.
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[Updated] Seven cohort companies include 3 U.S.-based, including a Tennessee startup.
[updated] Current and former military personnel are invited to form-up Thursday at the EC.
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[updated] Williamson County aims to breed its Tech sector, leverages NEC resources
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[updated] Fledgling SFO VC and angel ties could be put to work in Tennessee.
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[updated] Unprecedented C-level Software industry event set for March 16, 2016.
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XMi unit is sector agnostic, but expects to see plenty of healthcare.
Imminent Seed-raise push driven by twin-pronged strategy.
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All program offerings are to be subjected to diligence befitting the next EC phase.
Exec sees new digs, job growth, sales - plus cultural + media challenges.
The son of the EC's founding chairman, Clayton McWhorter, takes the helm.
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Tremendous energy last night down at the Entrepreneur Center, with more to come.
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Serial entrepreneur Joe Maxwell among those enthusiastic about new FinTech focus.
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$300K Seed raise could target Angels in Cincinnati, as well as Tennessee
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[updated] A capital raise might lie ahead for company that looks to enrich its platform, expand globally.
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Doug Schmidt is but one of the sparkplugs firing the school's innovation and commercialization push.
[Updated] With plans to cue-up Seed money, the Entrepreneur Center heavies-up its Music-industry offerings.
With products defined, this startup aims to cut through the 'Big Data' hype.
Revenue growth, broader ties to Microsoft and Oracle and hiring surge are among factors
[update] JSF-bred startup's eventual exit sale will follow years of development and marketing push
JSF co-founder Vic Gatto leaves little to imagination in describing JSF's bigtime stride.
JSF co-founder Vic Gatto leaves little to imagination in describing JSF's bigtime stride.
Entrepreneurial Nashville physician, a strategic advisor and a startup CTO rally Seed investors
Despite deep financial experience, CEO has taken deliberate steps to ensure startup success
[updated] Dan Hogan earned his stripes in healthcare delivery, aims to win stars in predictive analytics
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[updated] Sal Novin suggests recruiting hyper-talented individuals takes authenticity, not slogans
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Dean Patrick Raines considers options in wake of popular leader.
A well-connected management team has savvy onboard.
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Founder Holland provides update for Bullpen & Solidus-backed venture
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[EMIDS update Dec. 5, 2013] Maybe it's time to focus on something more than our reported shortage of coders
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[updated] Two Vanderbilt grads prepare to raise more capital for their crash-notification system
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A steady stream of commitments, often made to familiar names, continues, with results not yet due
Still pre-revenue and facing competitors, Neely Burks continues to execute
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Life sciences, healthcare services and technology and more could cluster in a redeveloping area of Metro Nashville
Veterans of one of Nashville's earliest digital startups set higher goals, and one sets-off for a new challenge
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The rising Tide in Alabama may lift some small Tennessee ventures along with it.
Streamweaver 'stealth' no more...Unconference events... ECD budget comments... much more in this regional roundup
Veteran emissary to institutions' stakeholders and allies is re-potting himself after a 41-year-career
Milestone events, capital raises, a whiskey resurrected, and local venture news recapped.
A Harvard-based economist tells local execs clusters and pragmatism are key elements for a Nashville innovation strategy
Galen-Burcham alliance goes back years; other firms had a shot at top-billing in NEC healthcare work
Five local worthies (including Hal Cato at left) will be honored by Chamber and Entrepreneur Center for achievements
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MC2 is moving forward aggressively with planning and action to recruit jobs, spawn startups, build visitors and educate generations
Executive transitions, capital raises, alliances and innovations.
McWhorter shepherds EC, JumpStarters wait verdict, a rash of local SEC filings, Collins rides an IPO and more
Leadership shift was accomplished August 19, with Hagerty now chairman of TTDC
As widely anticipated, the Feds came through with $29.7MM in funding for Gov. Bill Haslam's innovation-breeding program
[updated] Galante succeeds Goodman. City continues building awareness of Creative/Music sector
Tech2020 embraces state initiatives, keeps its own counsel in pressing ahead with regional initiatives
[UPDATED] Tennessee's entrepreneurial ecosystem gets a new unifying layer of resources
East TN developments... Entrepreneur Center rebrands Future 50, Nashville 'on the edge' and news roundup.
Five ventures are updated, some raising millions, others bootstrapping, none waiting for others to make it real.
Governor addresses fast-growth sector; details of venture funding, entrepreneur award and tech-transfer still unfolding
Speaker Harwell's tech agenda.. Schulz on ECD strategy.. new TN tech jobs.. Chattanooga Ventures.. Dream CS, DigiChart and more..
This economic-development lender is deepening its footprint statewide
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McWhorter's team will field up to a dozen startups per year, once the season begins
Law firm broadens its already sizeable footprint, plants flag in dealing with early-stage ventures
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Educator, consultant and serial entrepreneur is determined to demonstrate EC value quickly, to win further support
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