|1.||Notable: Project Music + Music Biz team for tonight's Startup Showcase II|
IF the first year was great, Year 2 of Project Music is surely greater.
Published Monday, May 16, 2016 9:00 am
|2.||CMA-backed, EC-based Project Music accelerator accepting 3.0 applications|
The year-round program for developing innovative companies could advance, once again.
Staff / Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016 11:00 am
|3.||Nashville's Project Music music+tech accelerator names 2015 startup cohort|
Drum Roll - newest program unveils its eight class members.
Staff / Published Tuesday, January 6, 2015 9:57 am
|4.||Nashville's Project Music at the EC searches for Entrepreneur in Residence|
Minimum 10 years' sector experience is prerequisite.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, September 30, 2016 8:47 am
|5.||EC-CMA-backed Project Music announces large Portfolio class|
Sixteen new startups join Project Music alumni ranks, with first public-facing event in May.
Adapted from submitted release / Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:40 am
|6.||Project Music gains Entrepreneur in Residence Stephen Linn|
Startups get an advocate in pro marketer and former broadcast journalist.
adapted from release / Published Monday, February 6, 2017 9:00 am
|7.||2017 Project Music selects 4 startups from 120+ accelerator applicants|
The 3rd cohort has apparently been finely sifted in an effort to ensure success is baked-in.
Milt Capps updated 12:09pm / Published Monday, February 6, 2017 9:30 am
|8.||Musictech: Jammber, LANDR could raise capital in Music City|
Nashville gradually moving toward becoming true Music innovation-investment nexus?
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:30 pm
|9.||EC Project Music cohort members in dress rehearsal for Demo Day|
Presentations augur well for latest Project Music cohort.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 7, 2016 2:15 pm
|10.||Nashville EC's Project Healthcare Accelerator to launch in Fall 2016|
Year-round push involves Google for Entrepreneurs and Village Capital.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, February 2, 2016 2:45 pm
|11.||Project Music: Jammber's disciplined march to traction may augur well|
CEO may have wisdom or scars to share with members of PM's 2nd cohort.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 4, 2016 5:48 am
|12.||Project Music: Jammber leverages Chicago's 1871 + Nashville gravity|
Cobb, Clabaugh brought ideas and energy to the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.
Milt Capps Updated 23 April 2015 / Published Monday, April 20, 2015 2:00 pm
|13.||Nashville EC Vision2020 suggests global ambitions|
and quiet building of entrepreneurship warchest
Global ambitions? Nashville Entrepreneur Center advances Vision 2020 Capital Campaign
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, June 9, 2016 2:00 pm
|14.||Project Music: RootNote capital raises may lift Music venture hub|
While Austin and London loom large on horizon, founders anchor network in Music City.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 10, 2018 1:49 pm
|15.||Project Music: & ME LLC startup weighs Nashville HQ advantages|
A visit to CMA Fest may have helped spawn this Charleston fan-engagement idea.
By Milt Capps / Published Saturday, April 14, 2018 3:30 pm
|16.||Project Music Showcase: EarIQ leverages IP, charts B2Consumer push|
Imminent Seed-raise push driven by twin-pronged strategy.
Milt Capps updated 27 April 2015 / Published Thursday, April 23, 2015 8:45 am
|17.||Ingram Content's 1440 Accelerator may drive 10 startups|
Entrepreneur Center collaborates with publishing group to enter new accelerator vertical
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 14, 2015 11:30 am
|18.||NEC's Project Music & Entertainment inducts 14 teams for latest cohort|
Four teams based in Tennessee, plus businesses from Canada, Illinois, Boston and elsewhere get the nod.
By VNC Staff / Published Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:55 pm
|19.||EC's Project Music captures broader range of entertainment plays|
Music production, gamification, fan engagement, shout-out market, backend management and more up for grabs.
By Staff, adapted from submitted materials / Published Monday, April 13, 2020 9:30 am
|20.||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
|21.||EC President, COO Sam Lingo departing Nashville Entrepreneur Center|
Seven years on, 2d EC employee moves on.
Adapted from submitted release / Published Tuesday, December 6, 2016 12:02 pm
|22.||CEO: Despite Ukraine-Nashville shuttle, Music City best for Concert.Expert|
[updated] Co-founder happy to be in Nashville, with access to Indie performers and Project Music.
Milt Capps updated 8 March 2022 / Published Thursday, April 7, 2016 3:00 pm
|23.||Entrepreneur Center: Sullivan is EIR and startup Alumni Relations lead|
Woman with international, finance, Angel and other experience to lead next phase of EC alumni network development.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, August 5, 2016 10:19 am
|24.||Galante, Trahern, Artists & Allies take Music issues to nation's capital|
Seeking to anchor Music in the education agenda, the industry has business issues, as well.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, June 21, 2016 3:00 pm
|25.||Dart Music pivots to deeper water as Dart Data, pursues $2MM Series A|
[updated] Native Nashville entrepreneur presses forward after classic rethink.
Milt Capps Updated March 12, 2017 1428 / Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 3:45 pm
|26.||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
|27.||Courtney 'Coko' Eason named EIR at Nashville Entrepreneur Center|
Second Code2040, Google for Entrepreneurs Entrepreneur in Residence in Nashville diversity push
submitted release / Published Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:45 am
|28.||Music startups limber-up ahead of Project Music's April 23rd PitchDay|
Tremendous energy last night down at the Entrepreneur Center, with more to come.
Milt Capps updated July 26, 2016 / Published Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:01 pm
|29.||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
|30.||Off-script: Project Music's Heather McBee joins Pandoland moderators|
[updated McBee promoted] Perhaps it is Fate that lends a hand in figuratively connecting Pandoland and 36:86
Milt Capps updated 2:11 p.m. June 15, 2015 / Published Saturday, June 13, 2015 10:00 am
|31.||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
|32.||Venture Capital, HealthTech sessions are Oct. 4 at Entrepreneur Center|
Speakers discuss investor interest in blockchain, and Nashville's preparation for HealthIT leadership.
Sponsored / Published Friday, September 30, 2016 11:15 am
|33.||Nashville EC's Music-Tech accelerator|
to debut with Investors at-the-ready
[Updated] With plans to cue-up Seed money, the Entrepreneur Center heavies-up its Music-industry offerings.
Milt Capps Updated Nov. 27, 2014 / Published Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:15 am
|34.||CEO: Entrepreneur Center views Jumpstart accelerator exit as opportunity|
[updated] Prepared for change, EC CEO has already sketched-out 2016 strategy.
Milt Capps updated Jan. 24, 2016 5:10pm / Published Friday, January 22, 2016 3:15 pm
|35.||LaunchTN announces 2015-2016 Class of The TENN|
Third Cohort of Master Accelerator Program Kicks Off Oct. 21
Submitted Updated 21 January 2016 / Published Tuesday, October 6, 2015 3:15 am
|36.||Ingram Content Group ends 1440 accelerator gambit, keeps innovation focus|
No Cohort 2 planned for now, but ICG keeps all innovation options on table.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 24, 2016 4:15 pm
|37.||Project Music: Musicians Council preps capraise for lead experts platform|
Earlier successful exit and relo to homestead in Tennessee helped pave the way for latest gambit.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 18, 2019 4:30 pm
|38.||Brody-Waite: EC won't sub 'vaporware' or coffee for sustainability + value|
Nashville Entrepreneur Center's third chief seems opportunity to 'leapfrog' some other cities.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, June 1, 2017 4:00 pm
|39.||SangCash to speed payments to songwriters, publishers as venues reopen|
Nashville, Austin or elsewhere may be home long-term for Music fintech startup raising capital.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, May 14, 2021 3:00 pm
|40.||Jammber CEO eyes capital raises, confirms buyout approaches|
[Updated] Chicago-bred Project Music grad may find Series A dough outside Nashville.
Milt Capps updated 3 July 2019 / Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017 4:45 pm
|41.||Startups: TN's autoXLR8R up for adoption by UT Institute for Public Service|
A fourth cohort of startups is likely to be invited to Knoxville, but timeline TBD.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016 4:30 pm
|42.||Venture Calendar - 2017 - Updated|
State and regional events of interest.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6:45 am
|43.||EC, Ingram announce first 1440 publishing accelerator cohort members|
[Updated] Seven cohort companies include 3 U.S.-based, including a Tennessee startup.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016 7:37 am
|44.||Nashville's VideoBomb welcomes former Apple CEO and a serial entrepreneur to board, maps capital raises|
Founder-CEO Chad Marcum broadens AR startup industry reach and tech footprint.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 16, 2020 4:16 pm
|45.||ProjectMusic's Ciari Guitars unpacks Ascender™ amid series of capital raises|
A Seed, a Kickstarter, a Series A are already in sight for San Diego startup with fresh take on NVille.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018 2:30 pm
|46.||Moreland & Stokel raising Seed for grownup EVA's post-pandemic push|
Founders emerged from Pandemic Pivot with fresh view of prospects for curated talent and tech-supported deals.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:17 pm
|47.||Fintech founder-CEO Marcus Cobb raises capital for Mozaic platform|
Incumbent investor Joe Galante among those paving further runway for split-payments platform.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, September 2, 2022 5:00 pm
|48.||Venture Notes - May 11, 2016|
[updated] Health:Further, Ingram, Case, McWhorter, DART Music and DATAFlyte raises, SeedHatchlings and more.
Milt Capps Dart Music item updated 26 July, 2016 / Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016 5:13 pm
|49.||Venture Notes - 8 September 2016|
EVAmore, AgLaunch, Stony Creek Colors, BunkerLabs accelerator for Veterans have news.
Published Thursday, September 8, 2016 2:30 pm
|50.||Kauffman Foundation, Nashville Entrepreneur Center confirm Nashville pact|
With EC as primary Kauffman liaison, EC and others will spur local entrepreneurial innovation.
Milt Capps Updated 18 Nov 1346 / Published Tuesday, November 17, 2015 8:51 am
|51.||CEO search: Nashville Entrepreneur Center to seek Brody-Waite successor |
Brody-Waite plans to leave the decade-old entrepreneurship center.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 1, 2019 3:56 pm
|52.||McWhorter sets Entrepreneur Center diligence,|
mulls accelerators, capital links, other ideas
All program offerings are to be subjected to diligence befitting the next EC phase.
Milt Capps edits 4:13 pm / Published Monday, April 6, 2015 3:30 pm
|53.||Venture Notes -- Feb. 18, 2020|
Updates on EC strategic planning, plus fintech, music tech startups, healthcare raises and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:15 pm
|54.||GrowthX partners eye $50MM fund, visit Nashville startups, investors|
[updated] Fledgling SFO VC and angel ties could be put to work in Tennessee.
Milt Capps updated 16 Nov. 2015 / Published Tuesday, November 10, 2015 3:15 pm
|55.||Venture Calendar - 2018 - Updated|
[Updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.
Published Monday, December 31, 2018 7:30 am
|56.||Venture Notes - 8 June 2017|
Dart Music bankruptcy buyers step up, startup, PE and Fund news, and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:45 pm
|57.||Nashville EC cohort CEO raises capital for Iconic Moments NFT marketplace|
Cummings' Pass It Down may raise more capital to reach museums, brands and others that must generate NFT revenue.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:45 pm
|58.||Forming priorities, Mayor Barry engages Nashville entrepreneurs, creatives|
[updated] Nashville's first woman as Mayor eyes opportunities, five months into her term.
Milt Capps updated 28 February 2016 / Published Thursday, February 25, 2016 10:15 am
|59.||Venture Calendar 2015 - Updated|
Updated No matter where you are in Tennessee, you'll want to consider many of these.
Milt Capps updated Dec. 2, 2015 / Published Wednesday, December 2, 2015 6:00 am
|60.||CEO: Nashville EC steps-up transparency, surveils market,|
aims to serve diversity of constituents and biz models
Resources are proliferating in Nashville's entrepreneurial ecosystem, so the EC makes strategic shift.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, October 20, 2017 4:30 pm
|61.||Venture Notes - December 6, 2018|
Mayor Briley maker-manufacturer initiatives, capital raises aplenty and more.
By Milt Capps updated / Published Thursday, December 6, 2018 1:52 pm
|62.||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
|63.||Nashville EC tells 2019 NEXT Awards finalists + Hall of Fame inductees|
[Updated] Here is the fullest rundown you'll find on Awards entrants, judges and related matters ahead of this November event.
By Milt Capps Updated 7 Nov 2019 / Published Friday, September 6, 2019 5:00 pm
|64.||Venture Calendar - 2016 - Updated|
[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, November 25, 2016 12:00 pm
|65.||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
|66.||Venture Notes - 17 January 2017|
$40MM raise at Claritas, accelerator and startup news, and more from around the state.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:15 pm
|67.||Startup BachWeekend priorities include Hotel hookup and Seed-capital raise|
Founder Goldsmith cites steady growth in first-to-market effort.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 8, 2016 2:45 pm
|68.||Venture Notes - 11 April 2017|
About two-dozen items ranging from capital raises, bankruptcy to tech transfer.
Milt Capps updated 12 April 2017 / Published Tuesday, April 11, 2017 2:15 pm
|69.||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
|70.||Venture Notes - July 7, 2020|
Music innovation push, startup scouts, fintech, Y-Combinator entrant, Angel Tax Credit takers, partnerships, exec moves, resources + more...
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:45 pm
|71.||'Build To Scale' entries target TN entrepreneurial pipeline, capital, rural|
Annual grant competition draws rigorous programs from campus and accelerator advocates for entrepreneurship, investment.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:24 pm
|72.||Venture Notes - November 17, 2022|
15 bulleted updates on deals, funds, leaders and innovation in Tennessee.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 17, 2022 5:15 pm
|73.||Accelerators: Boring, Rip-roaring or somewhere in between?|
Tennessee execs comment on Jumpstart Foundry founders' criticism of accelerator model.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, January 22, 2016 2:45 pm
|74.||Venture Notes - February 3, 2022|
Dozens of updates on capraises, new funds, exec moves, startups and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, February 3, 2022 5:00 pm
|75.||CEO: Edgenet doubles-down on NVille as Tech 'beehive', but has concerns|
Exec sees new digs, job growth, sales - plus cultural + media challenges.
Milt Capps edits 9:39 a.m. / Published Friday, April 3, 2015 8:00 am
|76.||Venture Notes - June 11, 2021|
New funds, capital raises, Blackburn and Cooper in tech caucuses, startup momentum, and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, June 11, 2021 3:42 pm
|77.||Venture Notes - December 18, 2020|
Dozens of news items on startups, capital raises, executive moves and business resources.
By Milt Capps updated 31 May 2021 / Published Friday, December 18, 2020 4:30 pm
|78.||Venture Notes - Sept. 15, 2020|
Jumpstart Capital liquidity, LaunchTN, Jammber, virus capital, Fintech, Healthcare, data, Vizion, spinup, spinout, and more updates.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:00 pm