|1.||Briefly: Nashville Technology Council freshens its board|
12-year-old NTC's next CEO will face dozens of board members, including some new faces
By Staff Updated 2:14 p.m. / Published Monday, July 11, 2011 8:38 am
|2.||Fetherling eyes HealthDataSource role, resigns NTC;|
Tech Council sets CEO search and strategic review
No one's surprised to see Fetherling back in venture garb; he earlier invested in Jason Moore's startup
By Milt Capps Updated 2:41 p.m. / Published Tuesday, May 24, 2011 10:54 am
|3.||Law + Leverage: Baker Donelson adds Sloan|
for technology & emerging companies
Law firm broadens its already sizeable footprint, plants flag in dealing with early-stage ventures
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 7, 2011 8:04 am
|4.||Fetherling joins Moore in rebranded Stratasan startup;|
Nashville Tech Council CEO search makes strides, says Sloan
Strategic allies will include marketing, PR and healthcare strategy firms, among others
By Milt Capps Updated 5:00 p.m. / Published Saturday, July 2, 2011 3:27 pm
|5.||Next Nashville Technology Council CEO is Liza Lowery Massey|
[CEO departure] Sixth CEO brings national perspective, oversees an NTC on shifting economic, educational and professional terrain.
By Milt Capps updated 11 July 2013 11:34 a.m. / Published Tuesday, August 9, 2011 1:29 pm
|6.||Baker Donelson programs advance Atlanta Cybersec accelerator + HealthIT|
[Updated] Deadline for SE Regional Capital Connections event is April 29.
Milt Capps Updated 25 May 2016 / Published Friday, March 11, 2016 2:45 pm
|7.||Startup Thrivist eyes further capital after Crimson Ventures takes stake|
Andrew McGarrity now leads digital group in Tennessee Book Company (Ingram).
Milt Capps updated 30 May 2017 / Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016 12:45 pm
|8.||M&A: Nashville Software, IT firms mull buying, selling|
Nick Holland of CentreSource says approaches by bidders caused him to look at his firm with fresh eyes
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 7, 2011 7:53 am
|9.||Marcom: Snell's Gyrosity eyes capital raise and Crosshair spin-out|
[updated] Not long out of Belmont University, young entrepreneur envisions string of ventures.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 1, 2017 10:00 am
|10.||Nashville Entrepreneur Center appointments heavy with longtime advocates|
Experience, expertise and continuity seem reflected in selections.
Milt Capps updated 30 Oct. 2015 6:12 a.m. / Published Tuesday, October 27, 2015 4:45 pm
|11.||JSF startup CEO: E-language Boomalang a 'dream come true, already'|
[update] JSF-bred startup's eventual exit sale will follow years of development and marketing push
Milt Capps Updated Oct. 23, 2015 / Published Thursday, September 4, 2014 2:00 pm
|12.||Stony Creek Colors eyes $8.6MM capital raises now thru 2018|
Founder presses ahead with no native Tennessee capital, other than her own.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 28, 2016 5:30 pm
|13.||Tough Love: Local VCs and Silicon Valley|
consultant work separately to keep it real
Those who want to broaden entrepreneurship and those who control capital want entrepreneurs to view their businesses realistically
By Milt Capps - Corrected March 14, 2011 1:55 p.m. / Published Sunday, March 13, 2011 5:09 pm
|14.||Nashville-linked RecordGram to launch $300MM TUNE token sale|
[updated] Supported by Block Gemini in Dubai, RecordGram aims to set a record raise.
Milt Capps updated 3 April 2018 / Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:45 pm
|15.||'Voodoo venture valuations', other truths told at Forum|
Hopes fired, worst fears confirmed in latest iteration of the art form known as venture panels
By Milt Capps Last updated 1:54 p.m. / Published Tuesday, December 8, 2009 10:35 am
|16.||Blockchain: Will Gov. Haslam affix his name|
to electronic transactions amendment?
[updated] Some see Tennessee getting a boost from the legislation, others less sanguine.
By Milt Capps updated March 23, 2018 / Published Tuesday, March 20, 2018 3:45 pm
|17.||'War' ahead? Startup Initial State Technologies preps for capital raises|
Founder views new entrants to Internet of Things market as validation.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, June 2, 2015 3:45 am
|18.||WaffleMe.com: Startup eyes capital raise, keeps customers' |
social-media from being scattered, smothered
$300K Seed raise could target Angels in Cincinnati, as well as Tennessee
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014 2:45 pm
|19.||SaaS: Affirm Health startup preps for Seed capital raise|
[updated] Opioid abuse crisis is latest driver in startup business opportunity.
Milt Capps updated / Published Friday, August 5, 2016 3:36 pm
|20.||BOS Framework eyes cap-raises to accelerate tech across biz spectrum|
Tech veteran preps for ramping-up sales, scouts for talent in Nashville and beyond.
By Milt Capps updated / Published Monday, November 18, 2019 4:06 pm
|21.||Checkd.in's rapid evolution, Case award spur launch of Affinity Exchange|
Updated: End of the road for much-promoted company? Further capital raises are ahead for the Nashville startup.
Milt Capps Updated 3 April 2015 4:48pm / Published Monday, July 28, 2014 9:55 am
|22.||Belmont bootstrapping advocate Jeff Cornwall unveils family business|
Advocate of organic growth and taut planning follows his North Star.
Milt Capps updated 10:31pm 10 Aug. 2015 / Published Monday, August 10, 2015 4:45 pm
|23.||SaaS M&A: In wake of Initial State sale to Tektronix, founder|
makes case for non-healthcare SaaS venture push
Nashville needs more SaaS startups and talent pool is adequate now for those who engage with ecosystem.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, December 21, 2018 4:15 pm
|24.||FinTech: Capital Confirmation eyes $20MM revenue, broadens global stride|
[updated] Chris Schellhorn and Brian Fox have roadmapped their way globally, like FinTech focus.
Milt Capps Updated Oct. 28, 2016 / Published Monday, January 12, 2015 9:00 am
|25.||Gun.io CEO keeps finger off fund-raising trigger, outlines broad ambitions|
Founder on a mission sees world of opportunity, with a dash of charlatanism, here and there.
Milt Capps edits 4:58pm / Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:45 pm
|26.||People: Local Angel Capital Group names chief for Knoxville|
ACG says it has expanded the ranks of its angel investors and has invested in four companies
By Milt Capps Last Updated 1:44 p.m. / Published Thursday, June 25, 2009 9:31 am
|27.||COPILOT TRAVEL in Seed raise, eyeing Series A|
to drive ticketing from any website or device
New technology enables most website owners to get a piece of action in ticket-marketing arena.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:10 am
|28.||Everly, the mix and beverages startup, preps for Series A raise this spring|
This Nashville startup is having an impact felt as far away as Zambia.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 26, 2015 3:30 pm
|29.||Ripple Music emerging from stealth, into Series A raise for VideoBomb app|
[Updated] Chad Marcum begins to reveal details of his team, model, strategy and roll-out plans.
Milt Capps updated 8 June 2017 / Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016 4:00 pm
|30.||Startup Stroll preps $1.5MM Seed raise to catch destination-marketing wave|
Eberhardt & Bell press forward with tech solution developed in Nashville for global market.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:00 pm
|31.||'Educating the money' may be answer to diversifying Nashville techventures|
[EMIDS update Dec. 5, 2013] Maybe it's time to focus on something more than our reported shortage of coders
By Milt Capps updated Dec. 5, 2013 / Published Tuesday, May 8, 2012 10:17 am
|32.||CaredFor: Polidor siblings eye Seed raise for referral-marketing startup|
(updated) The CellJournalist veterans have brought another startup to the starting-line, this time in marketing software.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016 5:15 pm
|33.||Angel Capital Group updates Nashville and Appalachian microfunds|
CEO says sees first close on HealthIT fund by end of 1Q 2018.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, January 25, 2018 11:08 am
|34.||NewsBits, May 11, 2011|
A Brailer exec joins regional VC, Nutraceuticals' Grindstaff, Investor Days ahead for incubators, Amazon thing gets awkward and more
By Milt Capps updated 3:10 p.m. / Published Wednesday, May 11, 2011 9:21 am
|35.||Maptic eyes capital raise for mapping, analytics platform|
targeting the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
CEO Hulsey outlines steps toward market and investors.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 3, 2017 8:45 am
|36.||ProjectMusic: EVAmore in business/platform dev push + pursuing capraise|
[updated 10:21a] Belmont students keeping moving toward launch, with deep advisory bench.
Milt Capps updated Sept. 8, 2016 10:21am / Published Thursday, June 25, 2015 3:00 pm
|37.||Project Music grad RecordGram eyes $100MM+ token sale, mulls Series A|
Yet another potentially blockchain-centric venture apparently got some lift in Music City.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:30 pm
|38.||Healthier NTC will refocus on venture ties and serving Nashville region|
With regional ambitions and a foundation restored, Fetherling assumes NTC command from Costantine
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, November 12, 2008 8:10 am
|39.||Venture Notes - 27 July 2017|
'Erosion' in TN investment? Major IT and software cos' raises, TN fund recruiting, startup updates and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 27, 2017 11:30 am
|40.||NVille's InCrowd Capital adds Angels + investments, seeks SE partners|
[Updated 15 June 2015] With nearly 40 investors aboard, Shmerling's Angel network gains traction.
Milt Capps updated 6:36 a.m. 15 June 2015 / Published Monday, November 10, 2014 12:00 pm
|41.||HealthIT: Brentwood-based Healthspek eyes $1.5MM Series A capraise|
Seed to B-round scenario begins to emerge, with pharmacogenetic testing a driver.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, October 27, 2015 3:20 pm
|42.||Entrepreneur Gordon preps Cloud Range Cyber + Nashville Cyber Range|
[updated] VU drew her to Nashville, where she cut her entrepreneurial teeth in e-commerce.
By Milt Capps updated 5 Dec 2018 0758 / Published Thursday, October 4, 2018 9:20 am
|43.||Nashville Angels bless Kindful, as it eyes|
tech acquisition and Blackbaud market share
Series A Updated - Jeremy Bolls' startup goes after one of the biggest players' share, but not 'just to make a buck'
Milt Capps updated Oct. 19, 2016 / Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014 2:06 pm
|44.||Scorebird mobile sports-data startup preps $1MM-plus Series A raise|
Presenting in 36|86 next month, startup targets TN, then TX and beyond.
Milt Capps updated May 21, 2015 9:32 a.m. / Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:15 am
|45.||CEO: Healthcare Blocks raising capital, navigates Tech-Angel shortage|
[updated] Long-time Nashville resident Kelso rather not relocate, but needs Tech-savvy investors.
Milt Capps updated Sept. 27, 2016 9:35 a.m. / Published Monday, July 25, 2016 4:30 pm
|46.||XOEye Technologies wearables gameplan could include Series B in 2015|
[updated] Google Glass is not a large blip on this startup's radar, thus far.
Milt Capps Updated 7 Aug 2019 / Published Monday, December 15, 2014 3:27 pm
|47.||Mid-TN's NueCura Partners gathers Angels, some join MEDArchon capraise|
Entrepreneurial Nashville physician, a strategic advisor and a startup CTO rally Seed investors
Milt Capps / Published Friday, August 8, 2014 2:22 pm
|48.||VendEngine passes $20MM revenue, eyes advisory board, capital needs|
[updated] Disciplined cash management gives this bootstrap many options.
Milt Capps Updated 7 Feb 2018 1445 / Published Monday, December 19, 2016 6:24 am
|49.||VenturePeople, January 23, 2012|
Paddock, Box, Griggs, Tolbert: entrepreneurs bootstrapping their way, and worthy of note.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 23, 2012 7:43 am
|50.||Nashville Entrepreneur Week Pitch winner's Seed raise well underway|
[updated] Ten startups competed, one stood out. Here are highlights and the list of judges.
By Milt Capps Updated June 5, 2018 / Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:52 pm
|51.||Venture Notes - January 19, 2016 |
Updates on investors, startups and ideas with ties to our region.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 19, 2016 5:00 pm
|52.||Startup bio-dyemaker Stony Creek Colors closes Series A, eyes B-round|
Founder has raised north of $8MM, recruited growing ranks of farmers since inception.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, June 13, 2019 5:00 pm
|53.||Kimberlin: Nashville EC's UAV/Drones event may be pivotal for TN industry|
Nashville Entrepreneur Center panel comes at key juncture for new industry.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, November 3, 2015 10:45 am
|54.||Sohr-backed MEDarchon taps CEO, puts growth ahead of any capital raise|
CEO Baxter: MEDarchon is tracked by potential suitors outside Nashville.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 8, 2017 3:30 pm
|55.||IQuity Labs' VU license + Eurofins partnership could lead to global market|
[Updated] Team says rapid Angel-investor enlistment is one reason this is a 'W' for region's LifeSciences
Milt Capps updated 7 May 2018 / Published Tuesday, March 1, 2016 7:45 am
|56.||Nashville Software School eyes new offerings, leadership succession plans|
[updated] Founder John Wark's NSS aims to make juniors who are the future talent Nashville needs.
Milt Capps updated 25 July 2017 0859 / Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:30 pm
|57.||eProcurement startup GreenLight Medical maps Series A-B raises|
[Updated] Nebraska-born Dirks believes e-procurement startup likely to thrive in Nashville ecosystem.
Milt Capps Last updated 13 Oct 2017 0910 / Published Monday, July 10, 2017 2:30 pm
|58.||Partnership 2010/Chamber call for 'Virtual Entrepreneur Center'|
With an eye toward the long haul, and against a backdrop of economic crisis, Co-Chairs Frist and Shmerling (L-R) release Entrepreneur Project recommendations
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 8, 2008 3:34 pm
|59.||VU inventors' Adaptive Technology startup faces IntelliCane funding hurdles|
Startup commercializing VU IP to reduce injury, death and mitigate $50BN annual medical spend.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 19, 2018 10:45 am
|60.||Entrepreneurs, Investors, Advisors comment|
on Nashville deal dynamics, traditions
Capital vs Culture may be the main event when entrepreneurs, investors go head to head
Staff / Published Thursday, July 31, 2014 6:15 am
|61.||Prediction modeler Decode Health eyes city-county COVID-19 spike risks|
[updated] Data science, machine learning tech and prediction services startup brings to bear its SDOH learning curve.
By Milt Capps updated / Published Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:45 pm
|62.||Venture Notes - April 24, 2019|
HealthStream ties-up with early-growth cos, Alphabet-backed Clover hits Music City, a startup's $6MM raise, money for June Medical, HempTenn, BeastBrands, SmartRIA, and much more.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019 4:45 pm
|63.||Venture Notes - October 24, 2019|
A new healthtech spinout, capraises, M&A, people moves, advisors, key events and a couple dozen more nuggets.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:00 am