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AI is a dominant theme among Industries of the Future Accelerator team members landing in Tennessee from other states and nations.
[updated] Build Back Better funding via EDA for ventures, biomaking, cyber and more could lift Nashville region's lifesciences ecosystem.
Fund passes $100M, raises in healthcare, fitness, musictech, fintech, insurance, plus policy push, Angel credit, Smokies and more.
New funds, startup capital raises, exec moves, innovation pushes, fintech, and a mayor who supports innovation.
Nearly 30 items of extraordinary range, from capital raises, to exec appointments, uncertainty and more.
Colleen Hoke, Don Lazas are fresh off Frist-backed Series A, now at 12 centers and running.
Both Venture + Corporate entrepreneurship embraced, because not everyone's cut-out for doing startups from scratch.
Funding fuels manufacturing and market priorities, but team is alert for other 'sustainable' opportunities.
The startup/venture cauldron bubbles across Tennessee. 40 abstracts here.
News from Frist Cressey, fintechs, Washtopia, Episode Sols, Sphere, Veterans VC, FedEx, Ballast, VendEngine, and many more.
Core enterprise platform expected to have drawn north of $7MM total by summer's end.
CEO has deflected suitor interest, but after RANDA expands to more states, investment may get a re-think.
UT, VU, KY officials see hundreds of successfully exited entrepreneurs possibly leading startup teams.
Finalists are to pitch Aug. 28 during 36|86 event in Nashville.
Money, moves and management in 30 telegraphic updates from MidTn and State ecosystems.
CEO Charlie Brock unveils robust plan for LTN advancement, but may be facing budget headwinds.
At least 3 new initiatives could advance the state's mobility R&D, innovation, entrepreneurship and recruitment efforts.
Young entrepreneur finds curious farmers allow testing his tech in their fields.
Updates on LaunchTN, entrepreneurs once and future, Vanderbilt, ORNL, and more.
A healthcare disrupter's latest move, Accelerators updates and much more.
LaunchTN CEO agrees it'd be great to have more data and analyses about all this.
A fresh dozen items from around the state of interest to the venture sector.
VTC ORNL-UT-linked Peter Fuhr is now advisor to the startup he founded.
[Updated] Effort intended to engage student-led startup teams statewide.
VTC Grady Vanderhoofven is likely to lead the repurposed nonprofit and some allies.
VTC P2S-Covenant JV tackles Big Data analytics for array of verticals.
A fourth cohort of startups is likely to be invited to Knoxville, but timeline TBD.
Founder Goldsmith cites steady growth in first-to-market effort.
LifeSci Network seeks mentors and mentee companies, eyes event on Capital.
VTC Commercializing the UT brand, localizing entertainment with streaming audio
Alexia Poe, established as a fixture in Tennessee policy circles at a young age, moves on.
Charlie Corts executes on convertibles, ahead of larger round.
VTC John McMillian of Russellville, Tenn., pursues AC-driven roadster market.
National and State workforce- and innovation-oriented initiatives link TN cities.
VTC Accelerator's regional mission to be continued after 3 years at Tullahoma.
Commissioner now also presides over board of Tennessee Technology Development Corp.
[updated] Only rudimentary financial and compliance reporting was explicitly called for by law
Serial entrepreneur maps-out a fast track for his Internet of Things entry
[Updated] Pando litigation. Refocused 36|86 event will convene in June, as will Pandoland
Partners plan to invest mainly human capital in promising startups
Jumpstart Foundry creator offers perspective on expanding Vanderbilt University relationship.
Agency's entrepreneurship director seems to have caught the bug.
Index delivers composite image of state's economic development, innovation status
Eric Dobson plans to recapitalize, scale-up the Angel network born in Music City
Murfreesboro group seeks to regain traction by serving others
Brentwood sister company is among allies for Oak Ridge-linked startup
A true startup leader, investment pros and others are aboard for the continuing relaunch
Re-launch puzzle coming into focus; filling the CEO chair is priority
Still pre-revenue and facing competitors, Neely Burks continues to execute
Gleanings from Tennessee media touching upon life-sciences issues and opportunities
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.
Watching a TNInvestco watcher, Scripps Interactive, Harbert, Solidus, Fresenius, key hires and more.
Ian Rogers from TopSpin, Lehmans on the move, VUSE prof knows something of ventures, new UT ag exec, Avondale analyst and more
East TN developments... Entrepreneur Center rebrands Future 50, Nashville 'on the edge' and news roundup.
Petra, VU commercialization, HealthStream, Sustainability Summit, Owen GSM honors, Unum CIO, entrepreneurs young and older and more
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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
New chair at lifesciences association..Parental Health update.. Bredesen aide moves.. Silicon Ranch and Venture Incite add staff.. PE investors disappear after liquidation.. bio-entrepreneurs..more
One of Tennessee's pioneering VC's will remain focused on 'realizations' in 2011, while mulling raising another fund
Jaguar's fall from No. 1 in the twice-yearly supercomputing 500 may give researchers impetus for funding
Knoxville-based ad-streaming venture has fresh perspective regarding TN investment in technology startups
The boom in genetic research and some apparently market-ready technology suggest an interesting vehicle for early-stage investment
Legislator sees synergies not yet tapped in Middle Tennessee, and wants to see discussion of Tullahoma-centered proposal
Pace of startup's investments will be determined by success of FFA round now underway
At the midpoint in Gov. Bredesen's second term, he's not letting-up on the accelerator for New Economy jobs
Vanderbilt institute gets a key role with ORNL and UT, in scenario for improving university collaboration and state's entrepreneurism
The yet-to-be-operational TNInvestco capital-formation program seems to have kindled fresh interest in key sectors
[Updated] As the stakes get higher for tech transfer and R&D, UT makes far-reaching changes in governance of its research, licensing and venture arm
VC Meritus, Paramore leads, NV group objects on compliance, UT's Simek pressed into service, balk on VW funding and more...
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[UPDATED] The Governor's proposal for a Solar Institute, despite pressing fiscal and economic priorities, is an attempt to seize momentum