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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

51.Reporter's Notebook:
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

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