|1.||Waddey Patterson IP lawyer ranks rising|
Firm founded by two former engineers will soon have a record number of Nashville-based lawyers
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 22, 2009 1:24 pm
|2.||Waddey & Patterson adds IP lawyer in Nashville|
Nashville's largest pure IP and patents law firm continues to add attorneys
Staff Report / Published Tuesday, November 24, 2009 9:26 am
|3.||Commercialization: Eagle's VU team launching Vitalnx Corporation|
Med Center and Biomed Engineering faculty and students collaborate in commercialization effort
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, September 12, 2012 7:45 am
|4.||Fauchet to succeed Ken Galloway as Dean|
of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering
Vanderbilt University's 34-ranked Engineering Schools bows recognition of one Dean's contributions, announces his successor
VNC Staff updated 1:47 p.m. / Published Thursday, December 8, 2011 11:30 am
|5.||IDEAS: Time to step-up local university-industry|
collaboration in Information Technologies
IDEAS begins with straight talk from the VU campus about Nashville's IT challenges and opportunities
Published Monday, February 13, 2012 6:07 am
|6.||Feb. 25: Design for America Co-founder Chung at VU School of Engineering|
[updated] Trained as Engineer, school by Life in empathy as a key design ingredient for social good.
Milt Capps updated 27 Feb. 2016 / Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:30 pm
|7.||VUSE's Fauchet: $5MM gift spurs innovation in Medicine, Energy, Security|
Engineering Dean sees opportunities to address large-scale global needs.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 25, 2016 11:15 am
|8.||OOPSLA! Nashville hosts milestone computer-languages event|
Though we hear over and over that Nashville isn't top o' mind in software and technologies, a major conference here this fall serves as a reminder of the true depth of local resources.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 11, 2008 5:23 pm
|9.||Pathfinder Therapeutics gets $5.2MM A-round infusion|
After a long sojourn in the VC desert, a VU spinout finds it A-round lead in North Carolina
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 30, 2008 1:06 pm
|10.||Google exec who launched Earth, Moon & Mars|
returns to Vanderbilt School of Engineering
Chikai Ohazama, a Vanderbilt Engineering alum, drops-in later this week to share his Google adventure with students
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, February 22, 2011 7:23 am
|11.||Technology Entrepreneurship Task Force|
advances at VU School of Engineering
Doug Schmidt is but one of the sparkplugs firing the school's innovation and commercialization push.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 15, 2014 3:46 pm
|12.||Vanderbilt names former Harvard exec to CFO post|
Former U.S. Navy officer brings Boston Consulting Group credentials to post, as well
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 6, 2009 8:22 am
|13.||LaunchTN selects partners for Statewide University Pitch Competition|
[Updated] 17 competitions on 10 Tennessee campuses are admitted.
Submitted, updated 18 March 16 / Published Friday, March 11, 2016 3:31 pm
|14.||Investment Scorecard execs are at it, again|
Maxwell, Blankenship have nearly completed a raise, according to SEC filing
Milt Capps UPDATED 12:36 P.M. / Published Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:56 am
|15.||Tech Commercialization Notes - April 28, 2021|
Current and future startups being spawned by TTO focused on commercializing innovation.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:00 am
|16.||VU-branded 'Vanderbilt Coding Boot Camp' to debut via Trilogy partnership|
Helping meet tech-talent demand in Nashville beyond, while extending VU brand are among primary goals.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018 8:45 am
|17.||VU School of Engineering alumni spawn businesses|
It may be only the tip of the Engineering iceberg at Vanderbilt, but here's a sample of the fruits of education and research
By Milt Capps Last updated 10:04 p.m. / Published Friday, March 26, 2010 10:01 am
|18.||'Smart' tech ventures spawned by VU student-entrepreneurs|
The Vanderbilt School of Engineering and VU's Owen GMS' Entrepreneurship Center are spawning a new generation of Nashville-based entrepreneurs
By Milt Capps Last updated 1:22 p.m. / Published Friday, August 14, 2009 9:20 am
|19.||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
|20.||Grajewski: VU Innovation Center likely to seal some partnerships by August|
Executive director also seeks mentors, domain experts and collaborations.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 25, 2016 1:01 pm
|21.||VU Engineering alum helms new Engage VC with Atlanta corporate impetus|
New firm is closely allied with ATDC and Georgia Tech, first cohort app deadline July 8.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:30 pm
|22.||Vanderbilt University seeks to become a hub for music research in the heart of Music City|
New program could influence music-entertainment-ed entrepreneurship.
Submitted / Published Thursday, September 3, 2015 9:01 am
|23.||Tennesseans push Industry-Scitech partnering in D.C.|
VU, Bart Gordon, ORNL among partners: Meeting in D.C. seeks better ways to link business, science and national labs
Milt Capps / Published Sunday, December 7, 2008 7:30 pm
|24.||President of S-RAM Dynamics sees near-term opportunity in Tennessee|
Tech-dev exec, active Angel with Bioenergy interests surveys the region.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016 2:15 pm
|25.||Nashville pioneer Pathfinder Technologies moving to sell to Analogic|
After a decade widening Nashville's lifesciences entrepreneurship, a strategic move.
Milt Capps edits 10:07 a.m. Oct. 4, 2014 / Published Friday, October 3, 2014 3:00 pm
|26.||The Raise: Split|Secnd helps save lives, tests local investors' tech-readiness|
[updated] Two Vanderbilt grads prepare to raise more capital for their crash-notification system
By Milt Capps May 13, 2016 / Published Tuesday, February 21, 2012 6:51 am
|27.||Vanderbilt University commercialization team tallies spin-outs, startups|
The past two FY's have seen VU IP embedded in startups in several sectors.
Milt Capps Edit July 30, 2015 / Published Monday, July 27, 2015 3:15 pm
|28.||Scientist asks Nashville help, VU institutes move to Music Row|
Prominent technology groups need more than better real estate to compete in 'brutally' competitive funding environment
Milt Capps / Published Sunday, November 30, 2008 9:33 pm
|29.||Tech-talented VU School of Engineering alumni quickly spread afar|
The local shortage of computer science, other engineering talent oft-cited, while recruiters swarm.
Milt Capps last edited 6:23pm Feb. 5, 2016 / Published Friday, February 5, 2016 3:00 pm
|30.||People: Charleson Bell, Ph.D., innovator at Vanderbilt University|
Still fully engaged Postdoc Fellow has entrepreneurial vision.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 18, 2016 3:39 pm
|31.||Wearables startup WiseWear's Series A underway, plans Nashville office|
Founder spent nearly a decade here earning degrees at Vanderbilt University.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 13, 2017 1:45 pm
|32.||VUMC's Jacobson will never buy lunch in this town, again|
Legendary physician-entrepreneur-scientist's departure from VU leadership ranks leaves venture community asking whether he'll remain involved
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009 1:25 pm
|33.||Vanderbilt University Innovation Center's first chief to be Robert Grajewski|
[updated] North Carolina-based entrepreneur and scholar begins work April 1.
Milt Capps Updated 17 March 2016 / Published Monday, February 1, 2016 12:00 pm
|34.||Selous Venture Society, allies mull investment in VU IP-driven nPhase|
[Updated] nPhase CEO identified. Software with global users and a serious track record is a friendly target.
Milt Capps updated 6 March 2016 / Published Tuesday, December 15, 2015 3:00 pm
|35.||ShareableInk CEO 'not yet convinced' he can build techco in Nashville|
Steve Hau is hopeful that he can not only change healthcare for the better, but join other locals in creating an engineer's haven
By Milt Capps updated 12:08 p.m. / Published Tuesday, October 11, 2011 7:58 am
|36.||VU Space-Defense institute growing on Music Row|
When NASA, Boeing, Cisco and others look for savvy about vulnerability of microelectronics, they look to ISDE
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 6, 2009 8:22 am
|37.||Cybersecurity startup Optio Labs creates Nashville dev foothold with VUSE grad|
The Cyber-industrial complex creates a foothold in Music City, as cyber risks proliferate
By Milt Capps updated 2:17 p.m. / Published Wednesday, March 7, 2012 10:37 am
|38.||Kodiak tech venture is latest from Engineering grads making Nashville home|
A Virginian and a Chicagoan set up shop in Nashville to pursue their ed-tech startup
By Milt Capps updated 1:58 p.m. / Published Wednesday, February 22, 2012 10:51 am
|39.||Vanderbilt University seeks ExecDirector for new VU Innovation Center|
[update] There'll be plenty of interest on-campus and off- for this job.
Milt Capps Updated 1 Nov. 2015 / Published Thursday, July 23, 2015 11:30 am
|40.||NVille's Virtuoso Surgical talks with coastal bankers|
ahead of $3MM Seed raise
Technology commercialization venture preps Seed and letter-round raises.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:30 pm
At left, Fran Marcum
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:30 am
|42.||Grants: Kauffman Foundation scouting Nashville/VU entrepreneur scene?|
[Updated] Who knows, such relatively stealthy encounters may be underway, daily.
Milt Capps updated Nov. 16, 2015 4:20pm / Published Tuesday, July 14, 2015 2:45 pm
|43.||LaunchTN appoints commercialization director from Nashville startup ranks|
TTDC now seems to be fully staffed to further pro-venture programs
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013 9:54 am
|44.||VU OGSM reveals Ventures Group; Owens succeeds Grajewski at Wond'ry|
Mixture of Entrepreneurship and innovation are further stirred and shaken at VU.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, June 7, 2019 11:45 am
|45.||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
|46.||Bouncing Ideas: VU prof takes 'non-trivial' science to Microsoft|
Preparing for a visit to Mount Microsoft, this VU Engineering scientist shares his thoughts about his low-profile work in an area some others think could provide further energy for the Big Bang in video-on-demand. Given a glimpse of the findings, one local entrepreneur doesn't find it 'trivial', at all.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, June 6, 2008 8:24 am
|47.||Video-content monetizer GameWisp raised $843K, has runway to Series A|
[updated] Two Vanderbilt alumni target celeb-streamers who seek shares in 200MM fan universe.
Milt Capps updated / Published Friday, February 5, 2016 1:00 pm
|48.||InfoWorks' Clayton names Heard president|
Citing confidence in the face of economy, veteran Nashville technology executive entrusts reins to long-time Nashville executive
Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 3, 2008 1:09 pm
|49.||Venture Notes - February 8, 2016|
[updated] Raises by SertintyONE, Lincor, MedPass and others updated here.
Milt Capps updated 3 May 2016 / Published Monday, February 8, 2016 5:15 pm
|50.||Grajewski: VU brands the Wond'ry innovation center, ramps-up programs|
The new center's portfolio, mission, identity and reach are getting steadily sharper.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:30 pm
|51.||Innovators and allies seek $20MM to improve Tennessee research, economy and culture|
Vanderbilt institute gets a key role with ORNL and UT, in scenario for improving university collaboration and state's entrepreneurism
By Milt Capps Last updated 9:38 a.m. Nov. 5, 2009 / Published Wednesday, November 4, 2009 1:33 pm
|52.||Vanderbilt University steps-up pace in pursuit of international agenda|
VU seeks reputational gains, greater awareness of research, more diversity.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 22, 2017 3:45 pm
|53.||Nashville startup PredictGov joins Duke Law Tech Lab, eyes capital raises|
AI-Machine Learning-oriented startup must consider other HQ cities.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 23, 2017 8:00 am
|54.||VNC's Top 25 Reads for 2010|
For Calendar Year 2010, here are VentureNashville's twenty-five most-opened offerings.
Published Monday, January 10, 2011 2:30 pm
|55.||VU Innovation Center chief selection nears, VUSE Maker outreach expands|
Handful of IC candidates remain in-the-running, VUSE plants flag in Maker territory
Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 14, 2015 3:00 pm
|56.||Former HMS chief Stephenson now Condra's president/COO|
at Dalcon Communications, says Linkedin entry
[Confirmed] Dalcon now sports a gathering of Tech eagles.
By Milt Capps updated Sept. 12, 2012 / Published Tuesday, September 11, 2012 5:27 pm
|57.||VenturePeople, June 20, 2011|
Ian Rogers from TopSpin, Lehmans on the move, VUSE prof knows something of ventures, new UT ag exec, Avondale analyst and more
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, June 20, 2011 8:19 am
|58.||Universal Robotics sets VC round, plants flag in N'ville|
UR has a tight grip on its Vanderbilt technology license, as it prepares to go to market, globally
By Milt Capps Last updated 3:42 p.m. Dec. 8, 2009 / Published Monday, December 7, 2009 2:45 pm
|59.||CEO: Optio Labs may pursue 'significant' Series B raise within 12 months |
[updates] Optio is building talent base in Nashville
Milt Capps Updated April 27, 2016 / Published Thursday, March 5, 2015 2:25 pm
|60.||Strategy: Startup ComputeCycles seeks 'defensible' IoT mobile-app roles|
Returning to Tennessee, software entrepreneur says Tennessee can be Tech hotbed
Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 11, 2014 5:30 am
|61.||Automotive supplier Dana Corp. has tech scout and liaison in Nashville|
For those hoping companies will leverage TN assets, Eve Steigerwalt is among key contacts.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 21, 2015 8:30 am
|62.||Venture Notes - January 16, 2020|
13 new capital moves by Pharos, Relode, Blueprint, Curex, Claritas, and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:00 am
|63.||Venture Notes - Dec. 5, 2016|
Update on Angel Tax Credit, Jobs recruitment and more.
Milt Capps updated Dec. 6, 2016 5:24pm / Published Monday, December 5, 2016 8:30 am
|64.||Metro Innovation: Music City Center adopts|
VUSE Prof's wayfinding app by startup Ziiio
Other cities may want Ziiio app, and startup's VU license sets stage for entry into healthcare
Milt Capps updated / Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:15 am
|65.||VentureNotes: Consensus Point, Tandum, PinPtr, HouseLens|
[Updated] Startups' capital raises, one leadership shift may be driven by Mayor's race
Milt Capps updated 6 Nov. 2014 / Published Monday, September 15, 2014 3:37 pm
VU Music, Mind & Society Program may feed Nashville innovation
Within this scientific work are pain-points that could spawn inventions, innovations and startups.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 15, 2016 10:30 am
|67.||NEXT TN: Research-industry-capital links are key|
to state's intellectual-property commercialization
An overhaul of Tennessee connections, communications and capital is prerequisite to strong gains in commercialization
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, May 10, 2011 7:54 am
|68.||MedPass Health data-workflow startup aces Seed round, eyes Series A raise|
[updated] This immunization data-collection startup is being accelerated via a university alliance.
Milt Capps Updated Nov. 14, 2016 / Published Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:45 pm
|69.||Internet of Things: BLEON's Filaroski eyes $1MM raise for Beacon entry|
Serial entrepreneur maps-out a fast track for his Internet of Things entry
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, December 4, 2014 1:15 pm
|70.||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
|71.||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
|72.||NewsBits, May 23, 2011|
New VC council forming, less TNInvestco info, Marcums' Tullhoma venture Launch Pad and news here and elsewhere
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 23, 2011 8:29 am
|73.||New Beasley-Rolfe PE firm targets 'business orphans'|
Leveraging personal networks, two entrepreneurs look for things bigger companies should sell.
By Milt Capps Updated 11:51 a.m. / Published Monday, April 11, 2011 7:54 am
|74.||CEO Sinead Miller charts PATH EX course to capital, partner & market|
Startup's expanding universe of advisors, allies and potential funders may be approaching critical mass.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 29, 2018 11:45 am
|75.||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
|76.||Venture Notes - 12 June 2017|
Updates on LaunchTN, entrepreneurs once and future, Vanderbilt, ORNL, and more.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, June 12, 2017 1:00 pm
|77.||Opening gambit: DisastersNet partners with HealthStream|
The stakes for hospitals are high and rising, amid disasters and other incidents, and two tech-driven Nashville companies respond
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 13, 2009 6:25 am
|78.||Venture Notes - 28 November 2016|
A fresh dozen items from around the state of interest to the venture sector.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 28, 2016 8:30 am
|79.||NewsBits, Oct. 26, 2011|
Milestone events, capital raises, a whiskey resurrected, and local venture news recapped.
By Milt Capps updated 29 Oct. 9:35 a.m. / Published Wednesday, October 26, 2011 10:54 am
|80.||LASSO aims to corral $4MM+ Series A for workforce management platform|
[updated] Serial entrepreneur Sifford sees array of vertical markets ahead.
Milt Capps updated 17 July 2017 1214 / Published Thursday, May 18, 2017 3:00 pm
|81.||Pathway Lending, UT Research Foundation have intersecting commercialization interests|
This economic-development lender is deepening its footprint statewide
By Milt Capps Updated 12:30 p.m. / Published Tuesday, May 3, 2011 8:07 am
|82.||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
|83.||NewsBits, May 3, 2011|
Speaker Harwell's tech agenda.. Schulz on ECD strategy.. new TN tech jobs.. Chattanooga Ventures.. Dream CS, DigiChart and more..
By Milt Capps Updated 9:14 a.m. / Published Tuesday, May 3, 2011 8:06 am
|84.||Gatto: Jumpstart commercialization ties with VU limited, but promising|
Jumpstart Foundry creator offers perspective on expanding Vanderbilt University relationship.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 18, 2014 11:00 am
|85.||Beat Check: Sitemason. No news, just want you to know they're not hiring|
Two of Nashville's Internet veterans seem to be sailing through the economic downturn, in a venture that's really going somewhere, slowly.
Milt Capps / Published Saturday, November 29, 2008 4:22 pm
|86.||Intelligent Systems wins Sohr Grant at VU Owen GSM, eyes Seed raise|
CEO Timothy Darrah will present his company to the Vanderbilt Ventures Group this month.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:44 am
|87.||Venture Notes - 1 May 2017|
Fourteen telegraphic items on startups, investments, exits and more in Tennessee and region.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 1, 2017 9:45 am
|88.||Amplion Clinical Comms builds value before considering capital or exit|
[Updated] Investors bide their time, to catch the wave they see building.
Milt Capps Updated 23 May 2019 / Published Monday, May 18, 2015 12:45 pm
|89.||NewsBits, April 18, 2011|
Petra, VU commercialization, HealthStream, Sustainability Summit, Owen GSM honors, Unum CIO, entrepreneurs young and older and more
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 18, 2011 9:38 am
|90.||NewsBits, Sept. 20, 2011|
Executive transitions, capital raises, alliances and innovations.
By Milt Capps Updated 2:08 p.m. / Published Tuesday, September 20, 2011 10:37 am
|91.||Wearables: Mark Harris-led HeroWear raising Seed, maps Series A round|
Serial entrepreneur leverages technology create by Vanderbilt University investigators.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:15 am
|92.||NewsBits, April 4, 2011|
Jacobs' latest, TripRaiser traction, Delegator does it all, Pfeffer's sage advice, touching base with Applied Health and more here.
By Milt Capps Updated 9:15 a.m. / Published Monday, April 4, 2011 8:11 am
|93.||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
|94.||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
|95.||Venture Calendar - 2016 - Updated|
[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, November 25, 2016 12:00 pm
|96.||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
|97.||Software founder exits Doorport to PointCentral, recounts startup journey|
Tennessee native, VU EE grad takes vision from startup to exit in under 4 years, still embracing both risk and calling.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, June 26, 2020 3:52 pm
|98.||Venture Notes - Sept. 29, 2016|
VU spawns Predictgov, Clayton Associates, REDCap Cloud update, NextGxDx raise, Project Healthcare, The TENN and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, September 29, 2016 4:30 pm
|99.||Venture Notes - June 1, 2021|
Eighteen updates on startups, capital raises, and more from TN, KY, ALA
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:43 pm
|100.||Venture Notes - February 1, 2021|
Action: UGP, Grabbr, VoluMetrix, SSM Partners, new PE fund, FINTOP, FilterX, Redwood, SocialBot, Shockwave.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 1, 2021 3:54 pm