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[Updated] Co-founders seek $2MM, as VU OwenGSM, VU The Wond'ry and others seem to recognize startup's promise.
Memphians Lackie, Roberts, Sousoulas and San Mateo-backed Chou are among leaders.
With discipline and fresh capital, firm aims for control investments up to $30MM per firm in businesses that match its criteria.
15 bullets on VC/PE raises, plus startups in healthcare, power, fintech and more.
[Updated] Deal flow again robust, as GCA requires owners seeking exits, successor management in-place, strong fundamentals
The raise seems to be peaking more than four years after Fund II was closed.
[Updated] A gamble, sure, but the Pandemic Vintage of startups, capraises + executive moves may rival any we've seen in the past decade.
[Updated] Due to COVID19-induced recession, recent years' stellar fund performance may be 'ancient history'.
Gov. Bill Lee updates us, plus 17 venture updates and resources on telemed, M&A and more.
[Updated 25 Nov 2020] Healthcare specialists file on Fund IV companion.
The five-year-old company has already secured $70MM capital and is at 400 employees.
Heritage pops new fund, plus raises for healthcare, crypto, CBD, Growth Fund model notes and more.
Education champion + entrepreneur is raising Seed capital, mapping growth
[updated] 36 alerts in today's summary as mid-summer Venture energy brings multiple new funds, capraises, and more.
[updated] With dry powder and 60 transactions under its belt, SSM relishes HealthIT, ecommerce, marcom companies.
HealthStream has been minority stakeholder since 2013.
27 short takes on Venture developments statewide, from robots and healthcare, to hair dye and video security.
Publisher rating VCs!? plus new capital raises, deals, NVille EC scholarships and more.
CEO wasting no time in preparing for push with private-equity backing.
[Updated] New entity focuses on "underserved" small and medium-sized businesses.
Research and services for VNC Members and prospective Members focused on Nashville and the Mid-South.
New NTC CEO and Health IT strategy coming, VC motives, Noro-Moseley exec, Women Angels coalesce and more.
[updated] Chairman/CEO says company can be in Top 10 ranks nationally by EOY16.
[updated] North Carolina-based entrepreneur and scholar begins work April 1.
Treasurer and CIO elevate former Avondale analyst, Owen grad.
Questions about institutional GPs' reporting get fresh attention in some quarters.
[updated] Having raised $10.5MM in Angel capital, CEO says the company had room negotiate with VC
With the closing of its Fund IV, Frontier activity here may rise.
Steve Case, Jim Lackey, Sal Novin, Marc Guthrie, PE gig -- and the late Dave Chapman.
Steady-as-she-goes seems to be the watchboard at cautious, high-performing pension plan.
With Blackstone and Goldman Sachs aboard, entrepreneur sees further expansion locally.
A keen observer of America's startup and Venture landscape took a few minutes with VNC.
$300K Seed raise could target Angels in Cincinnati, as well as Tennessee
[Updated] Private equity firm with $200MM capital managed, seeks to increase its opportunities
DRS's passage via the New York City Fintech accelerator was apparently right step.
HFCP is a familiar name to Emdeon, Amsurg, Sedgwick and others in the region.
TCRS PE program seems to be maintaining its investment pace.
Chief Investment Officer Michael Brakebill reiterates his open-door policy
[updated] Crews PE role formalized after months as interim at TCRS.
VC opens new chapter amid a climate of lingering dread and anticipation
Key investment and legislative issues could get a new advocate, after simmering years
Galen, VentureIncite, LaunchTN, Dobie Media, FamilyVenture Management and more
There are other shoes to drop at Care Technology, but today's is a good start
Long-rumored 'for sale', ENA and CEO of 10 years open new chapter
One of 10 TNInvestco's is now being led by a VU/Princeton product
A pension-fund program underway three years takes another step forward
Family-backed VC gets traction, Nashville's OZ, kaffee-powered social venture
Another bet in medical devices is m ade by Jacobson-led venture firm
This private-equity firm attracted out-of-state institutionals to its $222MM fund VI
There are some new faces among the 'usual suspects' applying at INCITE Fund
A leading private-equity executive puts the Ideas spotlight on an overlooked group
The state's retirement system advances toward the half-billion dollar level in private-equity commitments
Rick Glanz exits in a big way, via a stealthily formed buyer backed by biggies
Updated: Rock Morphis and David McClellan are adding tons of dry powder to their healthcare venture arsenal.
Scrutiny of entrepreneurs has increased mightily and this Clayton Associates affiliate presses onward raising capital
Now a Delaware company, CCG looks to diversify offerings and targets platform growth, including M&A
Rising interest in metals, natural gas and other energy assets is the driver in Denham's current multi-billion dollar fundraise
VC and industry veteran Mike Sherman will leave work, starting with Spine Wave
[Updated] Martin Companies leads round, Boston-based CEO says startup is getting traction
This Massachusetts fund is partial to Internet plays and other technologies.
Just days after parent HIG added to its management team, Tri-Star reports it has begun one of Tennessee's larger recent fund raises
Milestone events, capital raises, a whiskey resurrected, and local venture news recapped.
Gov. Haslam's ECD commissioner has a growing list of to-do's, including an international trade portfolio
Investors are busily putting capital into ventures young and older, in Chattanooga, Oak Ridge and elsewhere
Executive transitions, capital raises, alliances and innovations.
Bottorff-, Gambill-led firm is amassing quite a healthcare brain trust
Five more updates from a VCs, an entrepreneur, a couple of developers and a bizdev pro.
EDO Interactive proves it can keep raking-in the venture bucks. No word on how much will go to marketing and how much, if any, is for recap.
To be the seat of innovation in healthcare delivery, Nashville must attract new capital and novel ideas
Strategy and financing now inplace, HealthTeacher may have graduated to growth-company status
Nashville VC's Oak Ridge affiliate has focused one of its startups on commercializing 'the Moses effect'
Five ventures are updated, some raising millions, others bootstrapping, none waiting for others to make it real.
Entrepreneurs and business owners up for some 'brutal honesty' might check out these new Tennessee-backed institutional investors.
He took a break after his successful exit from Investment Scorecard, now he's pushing his startup toward deeper waters
With EPB, Renaissance Fund and other alliles, River City takes another step toward its 'Smart City' closeup
Leveraging personal networks, two entrepreneurs look for things bigger companies should sell.
[Updated] Fueled by assets of the pension fund for State employees, the TCRS private-equity program advances
McWhorter's team will field up to a dozen startups per year, once the season begins
Get that extra cup o' coffee, you'll need it for news from McWhorter, Council Ventures, Vaden Landers and more.
Legislators make an energy-tech 'grab', plus venture events and training and more statewide.
The TNInvestco data has been published, with no interpretation of value yet rendered
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
Vanguard's Martin, Community Health's Smith among those signing-on to to drive outcomes, drive down costs.
Visionary who's been called 'center of gravity of the Internet' is also creating a stir in Tennessee
With its third announcement and fifth assignment, the State's retirement plan advances toward its $800MM-plus investment goal
Shifts in command, marketing duties may add momentum in company now backed by entrepreneur with deepest pockets
A stalemate on reform of healthcare policy and reimbursements may provide stability that will embolden fence-sitters
If the IPO door is still barely cracked, maybe some portfolio managers will find these alternatives attractive
[updated] HealthStream co-founder's latest technology play aims to awaken sleeping value in medical niche
Well connected Sand Hill firm gets nod, as State pension fund continues implementation of first-year investments
Today's announcement is further evidence of the attraction of healthcare-savvy investors to health IT, wherever it resides
PE-backed HMS acquires technology from undisclosed company, aims to leverage Stimulus funding for further momentum
A VU MBA alum happens to be on the team out of New York State interviewing would-be fund managers
Dave Jaworski has his hands in at least three new ventures, and is out on the money trail again, undeterred
Nashville's chief investment officer is working to improve further the benefits fund's performance, while mitigating pressure for additional Metro contributions to pay for benefits for retired employees
Heavy-hitters among the threesome of fund managers chosen to handle the state's inaugural PE investments
Some are shoppers, some are bidders, some are there to keep an eye on others...and some are committed to vying for TNInvestco certification
A company with a timely mission gains a veteran of Nashville healthcare ventures, as the nation's focus on cancer intensifies
A Brentwood firm in turnaround mode several years is now controlled by a Chicago private-equity player
Much anticipated guidance for VCs and private-equity investors is likely to galvanize Tennessee fund managers
There's a job open at Video Gaming Technologies, where entrepreneur is investing $100MM
Jacobson's new digs, Universal Robotics' placement, WSJ taps local analysts, Solidus' stake, antitrust cautions and more...
In another push for success, two Euro execs say $20MM will put their innovation over the top
Goad reported suing former TVA director, Petra and Innova invest, $20MM the number for startup, tech transfer event, views on IPO climate...
Rapidly growing e-mail campaigner buys into firm with messaging savvy and its own budding international following
The state's new private-equity director debuts and a VC panel gets the lowdown on controversial venture-funding proposal
[updated] Bracing for 'intense shakeout' and scouting for talent, company now counts HCA, Lifepoint among its clients, playing the upside among distressed properties
Evolving Brentwood company focuses fresh capital on latest acquisition, divests once flagship business
By enlisting a squad of scientists based here, this California firm has created a pathway of its own into Nashville's fledgling biotechnology community
Middle Tennessee's next sci-tech business park may be located in Wilson County
Waiting for the economy's turn, this VC keeps it real by focusing on performance, processes and pairing-up golfers
In a much-anticipated announcement, TCRS announces the identity of the man who will be the fund's first private-equity investment director
The stakes for hospitals are high and rising, amid disasters and other incidents, and two tech-driven Nashville companies respond
UPDATED - A change at the helm of the Treasurer's office could mean changes in management of the state's new private-equity investments
North Carolina deal-flow prospector says his firm is focusing more attention on Music City
This Maine private equity and LBO executive knows up-close and personal what it takes to survive and innovate
Nashville-based investor's fourth asset may prove to be a casualty of the economic crisis
Given the vagaries of global markets, TCRS pension funds and other assets that are managed in service to employers of government workers and educators enjoy close tending by heavy-hitters
Veteran healthcare leader and venture-capitalist joins youthful advocates for a fresh, and aggressive look at health care reform
Under shareholder pressure, healthcare picture-management firm Emageon finds safe harbor with a health IT firm based in Tampa
Even with $600MM, Pharos confronts investors' expectations and portfolio-companies' ripple-down challenges
UPDATED Oct. 9 0925 - For the moment, the Pension fund is proroceeding with recruitment that could improve returns on TCRS portfolio
He'll keep his hand in deal flow, but now he's jazzed about finding talent to reinforce venture-backed companies or breathe life into technology players
LBMC embraces the rise of private-equity-owned companies by hiring someone with both operating and consulting experience.
State pension fund is hiring equities director, developing investment policy and will seek advice on targeting a portion of TCRS' $32 billion
Angels, VCs from near and far: Nashville gets a look inside another hot health technology sector, which some think will be driven by M&A activity for years to come.