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[Updated] Largest raise to-date follows project proliferation, Clearloop buy, Canadian market entry, continued support from global Shell.
Silicon Ranch, Claritas, Resolute, Innova and other PE/VC and corporate fundraising, plus news on two-dozen startups.
State begins refining strategy, aims to bring 4,100-acre OEM project to fruit, if it can be done.
Dozens of news items on startups, capital raises, executive moves and business resources.
A new healthtech spinout, capraises, M&A, people moves, advisors, key events and a couple dozen more nuggets.
Lee Cabinet choices affect ECD, LaunchTN, others..plus updates on capital raises.
A tech-savvy chief executive lays-out what he sees as some hard truths.
Speakers ahead and a Nashville startup joins Louisville healthcare accelerator.
[updated] Strategic buys, if any, would follow organic growth and await sector consolidation.
Canadian company takes minority stake, co-founder former Gov. Phil Bredesen remains significant shareholder
There are other shoes to drop at Care Technology, but today's is a good start
The state's retirement system advances toward the half-billion dollar level in private-equity commitments
Former Bredesen aide and Haslam supporter starts independent communications practice
New ECD appointee, TNInvestco clone idea, updates on Silicon Ranch, JumpStart, Bizen, entrepreneurship and much more
News and notes from around Tennessee on science, technology, innovation and related policy.
Nashville and Tennessee are quickly becoming year-round innovation venues, as this sampling of events makes clear
With the end of the Bredesen Administration in sight, the Administration is entrusting its regional exchange initiative to a tech talent
Lynch cites workforce challenges and the need for more collaboration throughout the region as essential to lift Nashville from lower tier of life-science centers
Tech economic development group also funds entrepreneurs network and appoints vice chairperson as it heads into legislative fray
Gov. Phil Bredesen's string of successes in the Solar sector continues to lengthen
For perhaps the next six months, the pace of development of Tennessee's emerging New Economy will be largely in the hands of elected officials
New 12-story tower will crown Nashville Convention Center. That's Crow Holdings' Bill Winsor at left.
At the midpoint in Gov. Bredesen's second term, he's not letting-up on the accelerator for New Economy jobs
$120MM program should inject more than $80MM into seed- and early-stage companies in Tennessee over next few years
Warning TNInvestco's not enough, TTDC hopes to keep its mission alive, maybe by spinning-off new ventures
Tennessee Technology Development Corp. faces the proverbial 'Valley of Death' in its own funding, and looks to the Bredesen Administration for a liferope
Updates on 20-firm TNInvestco roster, TBA board members, Healthways' strategic hire, Bill Frist, Entrepreneurs deadline, StartupWeekend, Universal Robotics, Barcamp
[Updated] With the VC filing deadline just 13 days away, one administrator of the state's new capital-formation program is impressed with the calibre of prospective fund managers
Departing exec says she sought 'sense of urgency', while interim chairman says he hopes TBA will find 'someone like Leslie' to help group become 'more relevant'
Those who would be fund managers in the state's new program are taking a close look at the groundrules and the competition
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.
CEO says despite growth, the specter of failed implementations by any vendors 'keeps him up at night'
Legislators want to demonstrate support for smaller ventures, advocates say the CAPCO model has been improved since early adopters found serious flaws
Goad reported suing former TVA director, Petra and Innova invest, $20MM the number for startup, tech transfer event, views on IPO climate...
A dust-up avoided, the state's venture-capital firms announce they're no longer concerned about certain changes in taxbreak provisions affecting family-owned entities.
Updates on ICA, iPayment, Tractor Supply, Solar Institute interest, Stimulus, Tech competition, and Med-devices firms...
[UPDATED] The Governor's proposal for a Solar Institute, despite pressing fiscal and economic priorities, is an attempt to seize momentum
State official offers tantalizing hints of impending cap-investment announcements, and mentions direct talks with a VC
Waiting for the economy's turn, this VC keeps it real by focusing on performance, processes and pairing-up golfers
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
With a nod to Nashville VCs, this Memphis fund manager sees plenty of targets of opportunity
If it were football, we'd say the Governor wants to see what his economic-development team can do with 2 minutes left, in the Red Zone
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation has a great gameplan, but the clock is ticking for policymakers, VCs, scientists and entrepreneurs
Governor's trade mission to broaden ties to German manufacturer and suppliers finds VW resolute in its Tennessee plans
This private-equity funded Brentwood firm aims to make healthcare organizations transparent for management teams under pressure for quality and performance
UPDATED Oct. 9 0925 - For the moment, the Pension fund is proroceeding with recruitment that could improve returns on TCRS portfolio
TTDC lands prominent healthcare CEO, scientist and policy influential to help navigate the shores of business, academe and government
Bredesen Administration and its allies believe there's no time like the present to push forward with e-health information, encouraging businesses to spawn on the infohighway.
State pension fund is hiring equities director, developing investment policy and will seek advice on targeting a portion of TCRS' $32 billion
Gov. Phil Bredesen's eHealth initiatives have gained some national attention, and several milestones are approaching.
While VCs, the Feds and others watch with interest, an industry that couldn't spell 'hospitalist' ten years ago may get its next big lift from a California transplant that's relying heavily on Nashville's healthcare 'DNA'.