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Memphis-area's 'Digital Delta' advocates face March 15 deadline
Memphis-area's 'Digital Delta' advocates face March 15 deadline

8 Tennessee economic-development coalitions pursued federal grants of $25MM+ more each. Only 1 coalition remains in the hunt.

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Techstars accelerator integrating 10 startups into Oak Ridge-Knoxville
Techstars accelerator integrating 10 startups into Oak Ridge-Knoxville

AI is a dominant theme among Industries of the Future Accelerator team members landing in Tennessee from other states and nations.

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Venture Notes - February 3, 2022
Venture Notes - February 3, 2022

Dozens of updates on capraises, new funds, exec moves, startups and more.

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Bill Frist launches Collective with ears to ground, eyes on better healthcare
Bill Frist launches Collective with ears to ground, eyes on better healthcare

Nashville's Frist Cressey Ventures brings together its first cohort of thought-leaders.

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TN Innovation: State's artificial-intelligence sector may soon get good jolts
TN Innovation: State's artificial-intelligence sector may soon get good jolts

Moyer, Barnard, Martinez, Den Haring, Kauppila and Liu on prospects for AI's increased role in Tennessee.

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VC-backed Reimagine Care urges systems, oncologists<br> to ally for tech-enabled transformation of cancer care
VC-backed Reimagine Care urges systems, oncologists
to ally for tech-enabled transformation of cancer care

Its $25M Series A in-hand, its healthcare- and tech-deep board, investors and management chart an ambitious path.

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TN General Assembly urged to de-couple state R&D tax deductions rule
TN General Assembly urged to de-couple state R&D tax deductions rule

Beacon Impact advocates seek to preserve status quo (ante) of Tennessee companies' R&D-cost expensing.

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Nashville bitcoin founder David Bailey also seeks growth in Puerto Rico
Nashville bitcoin founder David Bailey also seeks growth in Puerto Rico

HQ remains in Nashville, with incumbent VCs still aboard and growing BTC footprint in San Juan.

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Charlie Martin chairs SPAC as First Digital Health Acquisition preps listing
Charlie Martin chairs SPAC as First Digital Health Acquisition preps listing

Nashville HC venture veteran marshals team and money to sort hundreds of potential targets, against the clock.

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FINTOP Capital Fund III eyes $250MM, Joe Maxwell active on multi-fronts
FINTOP Capital Fund III eyes $250MM, Joe Maxwell active on multi-fronts

This fintech VC's execs are involved not only in deals, but in potentially industry-transforming efforts.

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One to Watch: DRS's Tim Estes retires, Smarsh brand prevails
One to Watch: DRS's Tim Estes retires, Smarsh brand prevails

Estes' departure from Smarsh's DRS unit signals break from DRS identity, and prologue to future.

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Pandemic tailwind? Lake Hop startup raises capital for boating marketplace
Pandemic tailwind? Lake Hop startup raises capital for boating marketplace

D.J. Boggs is an entrepreneur, a bass-man and determined to get you outdoors to 'Lake Like Locals'.

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Whitney unmasks Jumpstart Nova VC focused on Black-led HC companies
Whitney unmasks Jumpstart Nova VC focused on Black-led HC companies

[Updated] Four Black-led companies are already in the portfolio of $55MM fund, with a half-dozen more deals likely in the next 12 months.

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TN Sports-wagering startup WAGR's $12MM raise a launch harbinger?
TN Sports-wagering startup WAGR's $12MM raise a launch harbinger?

A legislative initiative may be paying-off in both tech-startup entrepreneurship and tax revenue.

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Socialmedia entrant PARLER raises $22MM + CloutHub too eyes Music City
Socialmedia entrant PARLER raises $22MM + CloutHub too eyes Music City

Nashville-based PARLER and peer platforms rev-up funding and stride line between discourse and mere cacophony.

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Entrepreneur Lappe ramps DirectOffer funding for real-estate tech startup
Entrepreneur Lappe ramps DirectOffer funding for real-estate tech startup

This Left Coast-reared, Kentucky-vetted media entrepreneur moved to Nashville, where she's raising capital for a possible capstone venture.

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Ward: Graham Healthcare Capital investment firm grows Nashville presence
Ward: Graham Healthcare Capital investment firm grows Nashville presence

With discipline and fresh capital, firm aims for control investments up to $30MM per firm in businesses that match its criteria.

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Gov. Lee samples major 2021 feats -- no entrepreneurial gains highlighted
Gov. Lee samples major 2021 feats -- no entrepreneurial gains highlighted

Commentary: Does list of TN gains in 2021 reflect actual lack of 'major' entrepreneurial achievements?

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Silicon Ranch reports $838MM capraise as investors double-down
Silicon Ranch reports $838MM capraise as investors double-down

[Updated] Largest raise to-date follows project proliferation, Clearloop buy, Canadian market entry, continued support from global Shell.

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Harry Jacobson, Tony Harkin advance iCitizen civic-engagement platform
Harry Jacobson, Tony Harkin advance iCitizen civic-engagement platform

Veteran investor, serial entrepreneur and data scientist advance civil engagement platform, mull capital raise.

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Venture Notes - Dec. 17, 2021
Venture Notes - Dec. 17, 2021

Funds, capital raises by Health Velocity, Brentwood Capital, Mountain Group, Caduceus, Clovers, UpperLine and more.

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Bryan Frist grows Yoshi portfolio, lauds TN edge ahead of Series C raise
Bryan Frist grows Yoshi portfolio, lauds TN edge ahead of Series C raise

B2B2C startup confirms convertible raise ahead of a Series C, expands services, values leverage of GM and other strategics.

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Chairman: Nashville Tech Council preps CEO search<br>as Brian Moyer eyes return to entrepreneurship
Chairman: Nashville Tech Council preps CEO search
as Brian Moyer eyes return to entrepreneurship

NTC's crucial executive search cranks-up as Launch Tennessee's searches for its next CEO.

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MidTN Coalition may launch Lifeworks Accelerator and VC+AI+Data initiatives to deepen Greater Nashville life-sciences ecosystem
MidTN Coalition may launch Lifeworks Accelerator and VC+AI+Data initiatives to deepen Greater Nashville life-sciences ecosystem

[updated] Build Back Better funding via EDA for ventures, biomaking, cyber and more could lift Nashville region's lifesciences ecosystem.

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Venture Notes - December 2, 2021
Venture Notes - December 2, 2021

Silicon Ranch, Claritas, Resolute, Innova and other PE/VC and corporate fundraising, plus news on two-dozen startups.

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