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A legislative initiative may be paying-off in both tech-startup entrepreneurship and tax revenue.
With discipline and fresh capital, firm aims for control investments up to $30MM per firm in businesses that match its criteria.
Veteran investor, serial entrepreneur and data scientist advance civil engagement platform, mull capital raise.
[updated] Build Back Better funding via EDA for ventures, biomaking, cyber and more could lift Nashville region's lifesciences ecosystem.
UPDATED Exclusive health-wellness venture roundup with updates on fund raises, startups...all in Tennessee.
Optimized nutrition startup producing revenue, eyes roadmap + milestones, with a possible A-round ahead.
30 actionable newsbits on capital raises, execs, pandemic and events, relocations and more.
VU-propelled startup, AI for VC, MB Ventures, Claritas, Harbert, McWhorter, lifesci fund, ed tech, SBIR, and more...
TN U.S. Senators oppose Innovation bill over China issues, capital raises, big day for Uncle Nearest, new startup cohorts, EIR + grant invitations,
Couple-dozen bulletins on spacs, letter rounds, startups, innovators, execs in motion, resources from around the ecosystem
Veteran of NYC, LA, Singapore hospitality, beverages strategy, branding + growth plants flag in Nashville.
PE-backed CEO's vision for Endeavor warrants keeping IPO among longer-term growth options.
Action: UGP, Grabbr, VoluMetrix, SSM Partners, new PE fund, FINTOP, FilterX, Redwood, SocialBot, Shockwave.
Dozens of news items on startups, capital raises, executive moves and business resources.
Less than three years into their mission, Deerfield, Mountain Group and founders press forward.
[updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.
New firm seems industry agnostic, tech-oriented, with entrepreneurial, financial and related experience.
[Updated] A gamble, sure, but the Pandemic Vintage of startups, capraises + executive moves may rival any we've seen in the past decade.
Payments veteran eyes market opportunities, strategic capital and M&A options after acquiring company entering growth mode.
Tennessee native, VU EE grad takes vision from startup to exit in under 4 years, still embracing both risk and calling.
[updated] Data science, machine learning tech and prediction services startup brings to bear its SDOH learning curve.
Serial entrepreneur leverages technology create by Vanderbilt University investigators.
A sample of what VU student and faculty ideas for producing better life experiences.
[updated] Frist discloses details about what's under the hood of the healthtech startup now in stealth mode.
CEO Timothy Darrah will present his company to the Vanderbilt Ventures Group this month.
[Updated] EDA has $33MM pot, says previous grant wins no reason to withhold well defined, competitive ideas.
143-year-old institution draws broad-spectrum academic and polyglot Berliner as its next leader.
Nashville entrant aims to connect accredited investors with institutional-caliber deals, at attractive minimums.
Launch Tennessee, Electro-Active, Dynamo, CET, EPIcenter, and more updated in today's roundup.
Conversations continue as startup mulls investment terms, milestones, and preps for hiring and dev.
Eberhardt & Bell press forward with tech solution developed in Nashville for global market.
CEO says social-media spend for student assignments, tests, grades users prompts accelerating employer recruitment support.
It will be an exacting decision process, supported by Spencer Stuart and grassroots input.
Updated: 21 items on TN capital raises, advisors, entrepreneurs and strategies.
Founder says consumers will transform healthcare; she eyes series of raises, senior hires, partnerships.
Mixture of Entrepreneurship and innovation are further stirred and shaken at VU.
News from Frist Cressey, fintechs, Washtopia, Episode Sols, Sphere, Veterans VC, FedEx, Ballast, VendEngine, and many more.
Files for $1.1MM preliminary capraise, ahead of much larger funding for projects in Tennessee and elsewhere.
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.
With a merger or other transition afoot, NFA chief and Mayor Briley restate value of supporting Creatives, Fashion entrepreneurs.
Latest roundup of Tennessee startups, capital raises, economic development and more.
Ventures, partnerships accelerate VUMC lifesciences, plus VUMC and VU's independent commercialization programs.
Lee Cabinet choices affect ECD, LaunchTN, others..plus updates on capital raises.
Mayor Briley maker-manufacturer initiatives, capital raises aplenty and more.
[updated] VU drew her to Nashville, where she cut her entrepreneurial teeth in e-commerce.
Entrepreneur updates EB Employee Solutions, shares observations regarding impediments to corporate growth.
Regardless of grant outcomes, these strategic proposals warrant scrutiny across Tennessee.
Latest updates on capital raises, partners, advisors and more.
Helping meet tech-talent demand in Nashville beyond, while extending VU brand are among primary goals.
Nov. 9, 2018 event could set fresh precedent for VU-Owen outreach to Greater Nashville community.
UT, VU, KY officials see hundreds of successfully exited entrepreneurs possibly leading startup teams.
[updated] 36 alerts in today's summary as mid-summer Venture energy brings multiple new funds, capraises, and more.
Finalists are to pitch Aug. 28 during 36|86 event in Nashville.
Technology commercialization venture preps Seed and letter-round raises.
Via VU's Owen GSM, Sohr awards total more than $500K in typically $25K shots for interesting array of ideas.
Simplr's $8MM Series A, Resolute and Americoin raises, Blockchain congregating and more.
[Updated] The campus newco is keeping open the option of raising outside capital.
Startup's expanding universe of advisors, allies and potential funders may be approaching critical mass.
Money, moves and management in 30 telegraphic updates from MidTn and State ecosystems.
[updated] Seed raise underway, startup sees e-commerce and fresh capital producing a national footprint.
Entrepreneur who knows both sides of the Law coin weighs-in with ambitious offering.
After helping anchor the upstart Nashville blockchain-crypto community, this lawyer moves over.
At least 3 new initiatives could advance the state's mobility R&D, innovation, entrepreneurship and recruitment efforts.
[updated] A seasoned crossborder entrepreneur says he's homesteading in Nashville, for now.
Designation of leader for coalition's next phase of work may bring acceleration.
'Erosion' in TN investment? Major IT and software cos' raises, TN fund recruiting, startup updates and more.
18-year-old trade group updates its governing roster.
[Updated] Nebraska-born Dirks believes e-procurement startup likely to thrive in Nashville ecosystem.
Incubator management plans to keep potential businesses on-pace for development, commercialization.
Updates on LaunchTN, entrepreneurs once and future, Vanderbilt, ORNL, and more.
Years after his initial appeal, Waller IP attorney sticks to his guns.
VU seeks reputational gains, greater awareness of research, more diversity.
Cisco, Adreima, IBM veteran shoulders growth-stage responsibilities.
Fourteen telegraphic items on startups, investments, exits and more in Tennessee and region.
Founder spent nearly a decade here earning degrees at Vanderbilt University.
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.
More than 40 speakers, panelists, startup pitchers at several venues.
AI-Machine Learning-oriented startup must consider other HQ cities.
The Nashville gamedev community spawns startups like Paden Pierry's.
Inaugural EC manager Joe Kustelski joins brother in producing U.S. wagering content for sponsors
A fresh dozen items from around the state of interest to the venture sector.
[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.
[updated] NCN is most concerned about the Series A hurdle for startups in the Nashville area.
VU spawns Predictgov, Clayton Associates, REDCap Cloud update, NextGxDx raise, Project Healthcare, The TENN and more.
The new center's portfolio, mission, identity and reach are getting steadily sharper.
[Updated] 11 items from around the state of interest to techies, investors, entrepreneurs, et al.
Within this scientific work are pain-points that could spawn inventions, innovations and startups.
Frontier Capital, Petra Capital, TextRequest, CEAdvisory raise, Pharos Cap, VU Med Innovators, MDSave.
New NTC CEO and Health IT strategy coming, VC motives, Noro-Moseley exec, Women Angels coalesce and more.
[Updated] Effort intended to engage student-led startup teams statewide.
'Hippie from Alaska' charts her own path in Nashville's expanding fashion sector.
New York-based principals shed a bit more light on the deal and its origins.
[updated] Health:Further, Ingram, Case, McWhorter, DART Music and DATAFlyte raises, SeedHatchlings and more.
Fresh-faced startups, veterans of industry convene in Music City May 18-19.
Behavioral Health, particularly addiction treatment, is the launchpad.
Aging patented technologies might have fresh potential.
Helping incumbent retailers adjust to signals of new entrants in their markets.
American Sentinel veteran takes the helm in Music City.
[updated] Veterans of Summit, Accel, Facebook, TPG, Tech Crossover, GS and others on BoT.
Engineering Dean sees opportunities to address large-scale global needs.
Executive director also seeks mentors, domain experts and collaborations.
Program is partnership with Vanderbilt University and others.
Updates on VU venture staff, raises by SmartFurniture and RelevanceCapital and more.
[Updated] Team says rapid Angel-investor enlistment is one reason this is a 'W' for region's LifeSciences
VU event, Fintech startup, Randy Boyd on ECD priorities, INCITE and accelerator cos.
[updated] Nashville's first woman as Mayor eyes opportunities, five months into her term.
The local shortage of computer science, other engineering talent oft-cited, while recruiters swarm.
[updated] Trained as Engineer, school by Life in empathy as a key design ingredient for social good.
Tennessee execs comment on Jumpstart Foundry founders' criticism of accelerator model.
Still fully engaged Postdoc Fellow has entrepreneurial vision.
President Mike Cerino is leading the business push.
This entrepreneur says she knows major Travel operators needs well.
Breast cancer target, regulatory progress and further capital raise action likely.
Now is a great time to 'shake-up' the Music Instrument marketplace, says CEO.
The EC team is rewarded with added responsibilities.
Handful of IC candidates remain in-the-running, VUSE plants flag in Maker territory
Updated No matter where you are in Tennessee, you'll want to consider many of these.
With EC as primary Kauffman liaison, EC and others will spur local entrepreneurial innovation.
Vanderbilt University professor reminds that law requires nations admit and settle refugees.
Rapid, but selective hiring, while software development runs apace toward V2 debut.
New program could influence music-entertainment-ed entrepreneurship.
The past two FY's have seen VU IP embedded in startups in several sectors.
[update] There'll be plenty of interest on-campus and off- for this job.
[Updated] Who knows, such relatively stealthy encounters may be underway, daily.
Founder views new entrants to Internet of Things market as validation.
Much sought-after advisor joins team at linchpin accelerator and training hub.
Initially targeting health systems, startup is advised by Harpeth Capital.
New CEO and founding chairman are apparently planning an aggressive push.
Exec sees new digs, job growth, sales - plus cultural + media challenges.
This Nashville startup is having an impact felt as far away as Zambia.
[updated] With sector veterans on its board and access to capital, this startup girds for raise.
[Updated] When it's representatives hit the General Assembly, they'll bring a clear agenda.
[updates] Optio is building talent base in Nashville
[Updated] Company has rebranded as Built Technologies, raised a total $25MM since inception.
Education content and assessment are hot segments that Ingram seems to eye.
NTC may get a head of steam following its annual Awards confab.
Serial entrepreneur maps-out a fast track for his Internet of Things entry
VTC Universities in Cookeville, Murfreesboro, Nashville plan to partner to serve industry, entrepreneurs
A zealous, hard-working entrepreneur is the champion of Marathon Motors' history
Since opinions are hard to monetize, leaders statewide seek new sources of momentum
[updated] Protecting personal health information resident in electronic medical records is startup's timely focus.
After a decade widening Nashville's lifesciences entrepreneurship, a strategic move.
'Massive' growth opportunities projected in its core business, plus product and concierge-unit gains.
[update] JSF-bred startup's eventual exit sale will follow years of development and marketing push
[updated] 20-year-old entrepreneur surrounded by quite a roster of investors, advisors
Jumpstart Foundry creator offers perspective on expanding Vanderbilt University relationship.
Returning to Tennessee, software entrepreneur says Tennessee can be Tech hotbed
Despite deep financial experience, CEO has taken deliberate steps to ensure startup success
A few of many observations we hear that seem to merit further consideration.
Programming, international outreach, finances are among the metrics CEO watches.
Carmichael's long-standing network won him an early taste of cross-border startup
Former IBM Canada prez says VU's 'institutional will' gives him confidence
[Updated 24 July 2014] Entrepreneurial venture apparently ceased operations.
Competition is fierce, but that has yet to douse these entrepreneurs' plans.
[updated] Crews PE role formalized after months as interim at TCRS.
Megan Allen is assaulting the Left Coast, boosted by ties to Music City
Drug-discovery, partnerships and commercialization among conference highlights
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
There are other shoes to drop at Care Technology, but today's is a good start
[Update merger] Payday lenders have created high-profile painpoints that this startup aims to disrupt
With a capital raise on the horizon, early-stage company adds to advisor ranks
The Cyber-industrial complex creates a foothold in Music City, as cyber risks proliferate
Helping doc's pick the right genetic tests is the mission of this Web-based marketplace
Students have decided they can't wait on the rest of the world to create the great jobs they want
Technology that 'puts the music business in a box' is the opening entry from this startup
Still pre-revenue and facing competitors, Neely Burks continues to execute
This startup has ties to Discovery Communications, which bought a Nashville tech venture in 2006
An Owen grad and former Cybera exec puts his venture skills to work for an Alabama startup that's eying Nashville
This serial entrepreneur offers sage advice we might have missed if he hadn't tried Rotier's
University aims to allow all interested students access to business and social entrepreneurship curricula
Vanderbilt undergrad aims to conjur 'magical' customer experience from blend of behavioral science and design
Startup Tennessee gets operations staff, a tech exec volunteers in Uganda, $ for GOBA and more
The tough love and lessons learned just keep comin' during the annual Vandy Health Care Conference
Alliance push to help protect and commercialize intellectual property could become a global movement
RentStuff might've been another California startup, if an OwenGSM student hadn't won a prize
Investors are busily putting capital into ventures young and older, in Chattanooga, Oak Ridge and elsewhere
Scholar and entrepreneur will co-found molecular diagnostics startup in Nashville
It's more mature than many EC-linked ventures and its techie team is getting traction, eyeing new sectors
Executive transitions, capital raises, alliances and innovations.
[Updated 7 December 2013] Angel sees numerous exits ahead from among more on the 25 companies already in his portfolio
Music, healthcare, online education and investment banking are the focal-points for these fellows
To be the seat of innovation in healthcare delivery, Nashville must attract new capital and novel ideas
Remember when things used to slow down for Summer? Tennessee's venture scene seems busier than ever
Ian Rogers from TopSpin, Lehmans on the move, VUSE prof knows something of ventures, new UT ag exec, Avondale analyst and more
Will Sibble's new venture have the gas to go the distance, launching additional content and social services?
No one's surprised to see Fetherling back in venture garb; he earlier invested in Jason Moore's startup
' Overhaul and investment ' could lead to accelerated enterprise development from VU research and development
[updated] Research, development and commercialization news from VU heightens Nashville profile on nation's intellectual map
Petra, VU commercialization, HealthStream, Sustainability Summit, Owen GSM honors, Unum CIO, entrepreneurs young and older and more
Further signals of increasing emphasis on pursuit of opportunities in translational research and tech transfer, commercialization
Jacobs' latest, TripRaiser traction, Delegator does it all, Pfeffer's sage advice, touching base with Applied Health and more here.
Two pharmas are already aboard and other allies for accelerating drug development may be in-the-offing
Legislators make an energy-tech 'grab', plus venture events and training and more statewide.
Eight ventures are $50K TTDC maturation grant awardees
Airing of issues simmering beneath TNInvestco's surface has prompted a reprise of comments pro and con the program
Those who want to broaden entrepreneurship and those who control capital want entrepreneurs to view their businesses realistically
Buntin, Chambless and King comment on completion of incontinence startup's capital raise
VU porfolio co goes elsewhere, TNInvestco company, startup ecosystem spreads, PdCamp, ORNL, MyOutdoorTV and more
[updated] Tech-sales leader joins private-equity backed firm with announced M&A ambitions
Scott Massey to connect leaders, knowledge, culture and commerce to advance the region and its people.
Educator, consultant and serial entrepreneur is determined to demonstrate EC value quickly, to win further support
Herewith, items of interest from around the state.
With the end of the Bredesen Administration in sight, the Administration is entrusting its regional exchange initiative to a tech talent
It may be only the tip of the Engineering iceberg at Vanderbilt, but here's a sample of the fruits of education and research
Education Networks..StudioNow..Biotechies...Scripps Interactive..Aegis Health... VU's science reports, and more..
Headhunters dispatched to find executives to breathe further life into Chancellor Zeppos vision of unity
With B-round in offing, CEO says demand 'remarkable' for data-driven alignment of employer trends and providers' services
Health care organizations' performance improvement is focus of seed-stage startup by VUMC faculty member
Nashville and Tennessee VCs sound-off on new seed-stage investment model, with concerns and some things they like
Spawning a more robust entrepreneurial culture calls for more give-and-take, not more 'control' in the eyes of this veteran of ventures and IPOs
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
The Great Recession has forced students and Vanderbilt University, alike, to adjust to economic realities and job fears
TTDC forum, TNInvestco website, VU tech transfer, PureSafety, Tricycle, Memphis leadership, and more...
Mayor Karl Dean ECD's former economic-development chief joins Nashville intellectual-property law firm
Carried-interest threat to VCs' takehome..VU on entrepreneurship..Microloans in the Boro..Solar investment and more...
Quiet figure behind the scenes of a Vanderbilt-spawned startup steps forward with observations and appreciation
TSU, Vanderbilt, and local business and government may seek to replicate Memphis' initiative in the Capital City
Vanderbilt pharma program inches cautiously toward tech transfer, while key faculty member keeps firm hand on the tiller
Nanotechnology innovation promises better drug delivery for treatment of numerous diseases
UPDATED 12:40 p.m. -- Suddenly, there are two groups targeting VU technology to improvement treatment of degenerative eye diseases
UR has a tight grip on its Vanderbilt technology license, as it prepares to go to market, globally
Departure from Vanderbilt was always in the cards, but university has now launched a review for possible conflicts of interest
A trio of Vanderbilt executives aims to do well, by doing good - and perhaps upset the tech-commercialization model
At left, Dr. Harry Jacobson
Vanderbilt institute gets a key role with ORNL and UT, in scenario for improving university collaboration and state's entrepreneurism
PE-backed HMS acquires technology from undisclosed company, aims to leverage Stimulus funding for further momentum
[updated] Though their faith in the future may vary, retained executive-search professionals are investing energy in Bio and related fields.
The yet-to-be-operational TNInvestco capital-formation program seems to have kindled fresh interest in key sectors
Updates on 20-firm TNInvestco roster, TBA board members, Healthways' strategic hire, Bill Frist, Entrepreneurs deadline, StartupWeekend, Universal Robotics, Barcamp
TTDC gets its second wind, releases funding for technology and commercialization grants, looks toward future
A VU MBA alum happens to be on the team out of New York State interviewing would-be fund managers
TBA is apparently regrouping, and still dealing with basic organizational and strategy issues as it confront a crisis of opportunity, because of the growing importance of the life sciences
Christopher Rand's presentation underscores gaps in the capital continuum, but suggests a target-rich environment for seed-stage investors
The Vanderbilt School of Engineering and VU's Owen GMS' Entrepreneurship Center are spawning a new generation of Nashville-based entrepreneurs
[UPDATED Aug. 11, 6:53 a.m.] Cumberland Pharmaceuticals' IPO filing became effective yesterday and trades today as CPIX, 27 months after the shelf registration and 20 subsequent amendments
Tech guru, civic activist and talkshow host, this Nashvillian sets out on a new quest
A youthful executive from a business-oriented nonprofit benefits from Owen's partnership with the Center for Nonprofit Management
When NASA, Boeing, Cisco and others look for savvy about vulnerability of microelectronics, they look to ISDE
Former U.S. Navy officer brings Boston Consulting Group credentials to post, as well
The annual Accelerator endurance and innovation test produces much food for thought.
Jacobson's new digs, Universal Robotics' placement, WSJ taps local analysts, Solidus' stake, antitrust cautions and more...
CEO tells us company's ontrack for profitability and is well positioned to be a category leader
Legendary physician-entrepreneur-scientist's departure from VU leadership ranks leaves venture community asking whether he'll remain involved
Bootstrapping or pitching Investors? Simultaneous March 31 events may force entrepreneurs to set their learning priorities
UPDATED 12:44 p.m.Nationwide search lands med-devices veteran for persistent Vanderbilt spin-out
One local tech CEO eschews outside capital and credit, and takes another step in building his company's talent base
Two very different enterprises - Uloop and Pathfinder Therapeutics - are on the money trail, once again
[UPDATED Feb. 5 / 1421 VU outperforms peers] Originally: Without revealing the fund's actual decline, VU responds to limit damage of a news report
Waiting for the economy's turn, this VC keeps it real by focusing on performance, processes and pairing-up golfers
Competitive pressures, increased awareness and a sluggish job market for college graduates are among factors driving '5th Year' option
Vanderbilt's investment may be the "big bang" the university needs to participate fully in the global scientific community
Future lawyers, docs and business leaders, as well as life-sciences students, are invited to imagine new bio businesses for Tennessee Biotechnology Association's annual bizplan competition
Amid a bear economy and with expensive promises to keep, Vanderbilt relies on continuity in ranks
Nashville entrepreneur says specializing in conflict generates annual growth in business driven by controversy
A supposed transformation of education, plus sustained support from key moneymen seem to have given ALS staying-power
Prominent technology groups need more than better real estate to compete in 'brutally' competitive funding environment
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation has a great gameplan, but the clock is ticking for policymakers, VCs, scientists and entrepreneurs
Hundreds of discoveries and patents on-hand, Vanderbilt expands its efforts to commercialize intellectual property
Citing confidence in the face of economy, veteran Nashville technology executive entrusts reins to long-time Nashville executive
Veteran healthcare leader and venture-capitalist joins youthful advocates for a fresh, and aggressive look at health care reform
Life-sciences company says it's still focused on move, but sales lag and economic conditions creating headwind
This private-equity funded Brentwood firm aims to make healthcare organizations transparent for management teams under pressure for quality and performance
Techies, marketers, inventors and lawyers are expected among the throng gathering tomorrow on the Vanderbilt campus
Luminaries from the Fed, business, government and academe are expected to speak, honoring professor's contributions
Nashville's leading candidate for informatics dominance is adding customers and headcount, leveraging VU technology
Entrepreneurship program aims for smooth transition, as the man who connected Owen to the 'startup world' returns to the tech ventures he loves
A year after joining the innovative company, a creative Owen faculty member is back in academe
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.
Beating-out more than 800 competitors, a confident Statzen hopes a few minutes elevator-pitching West Coast investors will shorten the fund-raising cycle for this emerging company.
Recently accorded industry's lifetime-achievement award, former VU treasurer suggests cynicism may be among best responses to financial crisis still unfolding
Your business is 'real', but you can't look 'friends and family' in the eyes, you've maxed-out your credit-cards or embezzlement's hit your books... Remember Clint Gwin.
TTDC convenes investors and scientists in Nashville -- and Chancellor Zeppos announces new money for VU's academic discovery fund
Although slow to crystallize, the Mind2Marketplace technology initiative has won support from a growing number of participants, as it attempts to become a formal organization
LBMC embraces the rise of private-equity-owned companies by hiring someone with both operating and consulting experience.
Digital Nashville initiative believes it can make a difference in breeding community for folks in interactive media, streaming, design, other fields.
From Cat Financial, Humana and Griffin Technology to Gresham Smith and others ... 85 earnest consultants are battling to win their stripes in a combination of education and entrepreneurship that will produce ideas for Nashville's Thermal site, iPod accessories and more.
Time for a gut check? While 'the deals that make sense get funded', there remain some hard realities for Nashville entrepreneurs to face, while waiting for 'the Big One' to put Nashville on the tech-venture map
Strange Days: A sitting President signs a bill funding science, technology and education and simultaneously vows to gut funding. The federal budget has been held up, ever since.
There are still 21 active portfolio companies over which Chris McKinney says grace.