|1.||HealthStream faces another round of challenges|
HealthStream analyst asks when company will 'get legs', while reinforced management team seeks fresh traction to integrate the company
Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 28, 2008 6:33 am
|2.||Frist: Quorum alliance, M&A to boost HealthStream 'earnings power'|
HealthStream seems ready to use its cash to innovate or acquire products, buy companies and sell more aggressively alongside its partners
By Milt Capps Last updated 4:42 PM Oct. 27, 2009 / Published Tuesday, October 27, 2009 1:06 pm
|3.||HealthStream performance draws analyst's tough love|
[Updated] There's food for thought, some of which may cause indigestion, in a Noble Financial analyst's views on what is arguably Nashville's oldest Internet-driven company
By Milt Capps Last updated Sept. 22, 2009, 9:02 a.m. / Published Thursday, September 10, 2009 2:15 pm
|4.||Drumbeat: Another signal on HealthStream's blockchain interest|
Canaccord analysts weigh-in with their view of relevance of blockchain for listed HSTM and others.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018 1:30 pm
|5.||HealthStream 'Constitution' sharpens focus|
CEO-driven initiative aims to heighten employee engagement in the company's success
Milt Capps / Published Sunday, December 28, 2008 4:28 pm
|6.||Martin Cos. deepens bench at DisastersNet, as HealthStream ally broadens target sectors|
Shifts in command, marketing duties may add momentum in company now backed by entrepreneur with deepest pockets
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, February 18, 2010 7:40 am
|7.||Nashville's Juice Analytics mulls Series A raise and bridge finance options|
HealthStream has been minority stakeholder since 2013.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, February 23, 2018 3:45 pm
|8.||InSage's 2nd Data Monetization event Feb. 1 at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel|
[Updated] Event focuses on hidden earnings and risk inherent in deep user-data dives.
Adapted from submission - Updated Jan. 5, 2017 / Published Tuesday, January 3, 2017 8:00 am
|9.||HealthStream Q3 earnings ahead, with analysts poised on the sidelines|
[update] A unique Tennessee business makes its way step-by-step through SaaS growth-company terrain.
By Milt Capps Updated 17 Ja 2019 / Published Tuesday, October 2, 2018 2:22 pm
|10.||HC adaptive learning entrant OnSomble targets Nashville, mulls capraise|
Healthtech startup signals emergence from customer validation -- and it's ready to tackle Nashville market.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018 5:15 pm
|11.||Medaxion goes mobile to capture medical charges|
[updated] HealthStream co-founder's latest technology play aims to awaken sleeping value in medical niche
By Milt Capps Updated 25 July 2016 / Published Monday, December 14, 2009 7:03 am
|12.||Solidus capital morphs Galbraith's M21 into OnFocus Healthcare|
This private-equity funded Brentwood firm aims to make healthcare organizations transparent for management teams under pressure for quality and performance
Milt Capps updated Nov. 18, 2014 3:15 p.m. / Published Friday, October 10, 2008 11:14 am
|13.||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
|14.||'Idea 67': Shmerling offers entrepreneurial concept for Nashville|
If Nashville wants to keep good businesses here, it should leverage untapped ideas that abound in local companies
Milt Capps UPDATED 4:40 P.M. / Published Monday, September 29, 2008 4:17 pm
|15.||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
|16.||Venture Notes - 11 July 2017|
Publisher rating VCs!? plus new capital raises, deals, NVille EC scholarships and more.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 11, 2017 5:15 pm
|17.||Solidus-backed Healthcare Learning Innovations plants flag in Nashville|
American Sentinel veteran takes the helm in Music City.
Milt Capps updated 5:48pm / Published Tuesday, April 26, 2016 4:15 pm
|18.||VC Coleman Swenson Booth realized $44MM in 2010; portfolio exits likely to continue in 2011|
One of Tennessee's pioneering VC's will remain focused on 'realizations' in 2011, while mulling raising another fund
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 18, 2011 7:38 am
|19.||XMi High Growth Development Fund, LLC|
At left, Mike Shmerling
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:29 am
|20.||Informatics pro chosen to execute e-Health plan for TN|
With the end of the Bredesen Administration in sight, the Administration is entrusting its regional exchange initiative to a tech talent
By Milt Capps Last updated 8:20 a.m. / Published Friday, March 26, 2010 7:23 am
|21.||Shmerling's XMi will offer free offices to startups|
XMi venture unit's plans are revealed on the eve of the launches of a local Entrepreneur Center and TNInvestco venture funds
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 21, 2009 9:59 am
|22.||Clayton McWhorter to chair Nashville Entrepreneur Center|
Four business leaders formed the core of group that picked the NEC's inaugural board
By Milt Capps Last updated 3:15 p.m. / Published Wednesday, January 13, 2010 12:21 pm
|23.||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
|24.||NVille's GoNoodle gets strategic investment from Children's Health of Texas|
[updated] CEO McQuigg has had quite a journey. Now, he sees a global opportunity.
Milt Capps updated 31 Jan 2019 0827 / Published Tuesday, December 8, 2015 4:45 pm
|25.||SilverMark Partners: Fitzgibbon, Lundblade joined by Harrington|
[updated] Boutique bankers long beneath the radar pop-up with new partner, branding
By Milt Capps Updated 12 Sept. 2018 / Published Wednesday, June 5, 2013 11:49 am
|26.||Whitney: NV techies should 'think', not just 'follow'|
Entrepreneur says local tech community has 'a lot to prove', before access to venture capital improves
By Milt Capps Updated 4:03 p.m. / Published Thursday, October 22, 2009 11:52 am
|27.||'Hospitals' primary focus of new Avondale analyst|
With all eyes on Nashville's healthcare services sector, Avondale fills a key slot on its bench, leaving Health IT for another day
By Milt Capps UPDATE 11:30 A.M. / Published Monday, February 2, 2009 12:07 am
|28.||Entrepreneurs' advice for 'Best of Times, Worst of Times'|
It seems like more than mere whistlin' in the dark, as these entrepreneurs discussed opportunities and sources of confidence
By Milt Capps Last updated 3:31 p.m. / Published Tuesday, November 17, 2009 3:05 pm
|29.||Nashville Mayor O'Connell taps campaign treasurer Isaac Addae as Metro's business engagement, entrepreneurship lead|
A fresh look at Nashville innovation-entrepreneurship ecosystem, and specifically EC ties, seems in-the-offing.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, October 6, 2023 1:16 pm
|30.||Crabb hopes 'perfect storm' will drive surge in M&A deals|
A stalemate on reform of healthcare policy and reimbursements may provide stability that will embolden fence-sitters
By Milt Capps Last updated 11:30 a.m. Feb. 16, 2010 / Published Monday, February 15, 2010 8:12 pm
|31.||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
|32.||Qualderm Partners raises $31.8MM for practice growth,|
PE Cressey and VC Apple Tree back the transaction
A consolidator has been quietly established in Nashville, focusing on an aging-driven sector.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016 5:15 pm
|33.||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
|34.||Nashville entrepreneur Mike Shmerling offers Seed Capital reality-check|
State-backed programs like TNInvestco 'have a place', but capital complaints seem exaggerated.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 11, 2016 5:00 pm
|35.||Venture Nashville Calendar of Coming Events|
Whether you're an entrepreneur, VC, techie or community leader for growth, you'll want to examine these offerings, closely
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, February 18, 2009 9:25 am
|36.||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
|37.||Series A ahead, Tammy Hawes has always seen Virsys12 as scalable venture|
With Salesforce Ventures as a shareholder, longtime healthtechie sees running room in cloud-apps sector.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 24, 2019 3:45 pm
|38.||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
|39.||Emerging blockchain-industry is focus of TokenizeTN skull session at ECD|
Waller attorney leads prospective not-for-profit advocacy group through private 'summit' at ECD.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, October 23, 2018 5:30 pm
|40.||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 updated 18 May 2022 / Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019 4:45 pm
|41.||'Creative Nashville' may lure high-growth ventures|
Tonight, NBC provides another test of Nashville's brand-image -- while the Entrepreneur Project confronts 'lagging innovative capacity', inadequate capital and slow tech commercialization.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, June 9, 2008 6:46 am
|42.||ConnectivHealth divests unit, focuses on key business|
Evolving Brentwood company focuses fresh capital on latest acquisition, divests once flagship business
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, February 20, 2009 10:15 am
|43.||CEO: Startup CEAdvisory doesn't rule-out some M&A ahead of strategic exit|
Global continuing professional education demand is viewed as rising sharply.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:45 pm
|44.||Lackey: Entrepreneur Center shows city|
putting 'money where mouth is'
Another 'complaining' serial entrepreneur is having trouble retiring, as one venture happily leads to another
By Milt Capps Updated December 17, 2012 1:59 p.m. / Published Monday, February 28, 2011 8:43 am
|45.||C-level team-building: e+CancerCare names CAO|
A company with a timely mission gains a veteran of Nashville healthcare ventures, as the nation's focus on cancer intensifies
By Milt Capps Last Updated 2:45 p.m. / Published Monday, August 3, 2009 7:30 am
|46.||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
|47.||McQuigg tweaks management at ConnectivHealth|
Facing waves of technologies and possible future M&A deals, this venture-backed organization gets a tuneup
Milt Capps UPDATED Oct. 6, 2008 0749 / Published Sunday, October 5, 2008 3:32 pm
Fred Goad, Eric Satz, Beth Seigenthaler: entrepreneurs older and newer are hard at-work
By Milt Capps updated 9 July 2014 10:52 a.m. / Published Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:36 am
|49.||Obit: Bob Duthie, Nortel+GTE exec who built e-learning biz in Nashville|
Through it all, this groundbreaking tech founder's journey spanned decades.
By Milt Capps / Published Sunday, July 23, 2023 1:58 pm
|50.||Venture Notes - January 23, 2019|
Latest roundup of Tennessee startups, capital raises, economic development and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, January 23, 2019 3:45 pm
Ralph Schulz on tackling Brookings initiative, Charlie Martin eyes HealthIT
Response to Brookings Institution researchers will require deep knowledge.
Milt Capps / Published Saturday, September 3, 2016 3:15 pm
|52.||VentureNVTN: Tennessee happily braces for Entrepreneurial avalanche|
We take a pause to contemplate the event-driven fun that lies ahead.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, May 8, 2015 5:30 pm
|53.||Urgent Team may turn to large PE house if $100MM M&A target looms|
[updated] Chairman/CEO says company can be in Top 10 ranks nationally by EOY16.
Milt Capps updated / Published Thursday, April 14, 2016 4:30 pm
|54.||The VNC Reader's Guide to the Best of 2008|
'Respect must be paid' to 2008, with a sample drawn from nearly 200 VNC stories, setting the stage for 2009
Milt Capps / Published Friday, January 2, 2009 2:15 pm
|55.||Venture Notes - July 18, 2023|
Raises by Rubicon, Pharos Capital, Medaxion, Yoshi, Whisper Aero, EDA Tech Hubs, SSM pipeline signal
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 17, 2023 4:58 pm
|56.||LifeFileZ startup seeks $3M Seed-B, maps Series A, eyes key partners|
[updated] CEO Beth Krauklis and Nashville cofounders seek rapid adoption, take blockchain partner, anticipates VC interest.
By Milt Capps updated 9 Oct. 2021 / Published Wednesday, July 22, 2020 4:45 pm
|57.||VC's Lucro Marketplace for Healthcare solutions seeks array of partners|
[updated] Startup greenlighted with patient capital, golden Roladexes.
Milt Capps Updated 17 Sept. 2018 / Published Tuesday, December 1, 2015 2:30 pm
|58.||MedCenterDisplay advances Series B raise, sharpens digital-comm role|
[Updated] President Aylward said he believes the market is now coming more in MedCenterDisplay's direction
Milt Capps Updated June 28, 2017 / Published Monday, September 1, 2014 10:10 am
|59.||Consensus Point sets B-round, reveals Euro partnership |
Tech-marketing veteran Linda Rebrovick looks to create a crowd around SaaS predictive marketing provider
By Milt Capps Updated 11:25 a.m. / Published Monday, March 8, 2010 8:42 am
|60.||Venture Notes, 17 June 2016|
[updated] Nashville entrepreneurship 2.0? Capraises, possible startup trouble, Krajicek venture tips and more.
Milt Capps updated 18 June 2016 1110 / Published Friday, June 17, 2016 4:32 pm
|61.||Escape velocity for Watershed LRS spin-out calls for $3MM-$5MM capraise|
[updated] Local bootstrapped startup is on high-growth trajectory.
Milt Capps updated June 16, 2016 0718 / Published Wednesday, July 15, 2015 2:30 pm
|62.||Tech consolidator Blattner acquires DevDigital from Peter Marcum|
Predictive transformation seems to be at the heart of this deal, for all parties.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 27, 2023 7:53 am
|63.||Venture Notes - March 1, 2016|
VU event, Fintech startup, Randy Boyd on ECD priorities, INCITE and accelerator cos.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 1, 2016 11:15 am
|64.||Amid volatility, TN entrepreneurs eyeing public-co partners might be more diligent|
Whether public or privately held, prospective strategic partners' financial durability warrants examination.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:00 pm
|65.||AngelEye Health draws investors to link parents, NICU babies, caregivers|
[Updated] Tele-engagement innovations from Nashville-LittleRock company connect NICU babies, parents, caregivers.
By Milt Capps updated 10 November 2022 / Published Monday, February 28, 2022 4:15 pm
|66.||Venture Notes -- March 13, 2020|
Nearly 30 items of extraordinary range, from capital raises, to exec appointments, uncertainty and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 13, 2020 5:00 pm
|67.||Nashville Entrepreneur Center gains Galen Partners as lead Healthcare sponsor|
Galen-Burcham alliance goes back years; other firms had a shot at top-billing in NEC healthcare work
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, October 7, 2011 8:06 am
|68.||Venture Notes - 12 September 2016|
[Updated] 11 items from around the state of interest to techies, investors, entrepreneurs, et al.
Milt Capps updated November 2017 / Published Monday, September 12, 2016 3:00 pm
|69.||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
|70.||Jumpstart Capital recaps Casetabs in search of surgery-coordination lead|
Vreeland completes 9th transaction. Growth Fund I has dry powder, and Fund II is a target for 2020.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:00 pm
|71.||Special Report: Cogent Healthcare and the Big Bang|
While VCs, the Feds and others watch with interest, an industry that couldn't spell 'hospitalist' ten years ago may get its next big lift from a California transplant that's relying heavily on Nashville's healthcare 'DNA'.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 23, 2008 7:56 am
|72.||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
|73.||Health IT Roundup: Executives comment on Nashville's leadership options|
Energy and ideas abound among a sample of Nashville healthcare, investment and technology executives rounded-up in just the past few days
By Milt Capps Updated 4:05 p.m. / Published Monday, January 25, 2010 3:31 pm
|74.||Venture Calendar - 2019 - Updated|
[Updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, December 31, 2019 6:00 am
|75.||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
|76.||NewsBits, August 1, 2011|
Watching a TNInvestco watcher, Scripps Interactive, Harbert, Solidus, Fresenius, key hires and more.
By Milt Capps Updated 6:54 a.m. Aug. 3, 2011 / Published Monday, August 1, 2011 7:59 am
|77.||Venture Notes -- August 21, 2019|
32 actionable and/or useful news, people and background bulletins focused on Tennessee entrepreneurship and capital.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, August 21, 2019 2:42 pm