|1.||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
|2.||VenturePeople: Rick Oliver, Jay Frank, Jason Dinger, Jeff Nahley|
Music, healthcare, online education and investment banking are the focal-points for these fellows
By Milt Capps Updated Oct. 10, 2011 / Published Monday, August 29, 2011 8:01 am
|3.||Venture File: Solidus Company|
Townes Duncan and Vic Gatto now say grace over quite a clutch of portfolio companies
Milt Capps Last updated June 4, 2019 / Published Wednesday, December 10, 2008 9:51 am
|4.||Rick Oliver's American Sentinel launches D-Round capital raise|
A supposed transformation of education, plus sustained support from key moneymen seem to have given ALS staying-power
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, December 3, 2008 10:49 am
|5.||VenturePeople, Sept. 20, 2011|
Luke Simons of Council Capital, Les Wilkinson of The Martin Companies and Si Deane's new sidebiz
By Milt Capps Updated 1:49 p.m. / Published Tuesday, September 20, 2011 10:18 am
|6.||TNInvestco funds stay busy with further tech-sector investments|
A steady stream of commitments, often made to familiar names, continues, with results not yet due
By Milt Capps updated 8:46 p.m. / Published Wednesday, January 4, 2012 8:35 am
|7.||Jumpstart Foundry's Health:Further - presenting companies|
Here's the up-to-date listing of presenting companies.
Staff / Published Monday, August 3, 2015 1:15 pm
|8.||ISO Capital: American Hometown Media, OnFocus Healthcare sally forth|
Hammond and Mason are leading these growth companies' capital raises
By Milt Capps Updated 10:46 a.m. / Published Friday, December 16, 2011 9:23 am
|9.||New $100MM venture fund creator retains 2nd Generation|
Entrepreneur who hit jackpot in technology for gambling is establishing a rigorous process for targeting his investments
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 1, 2008 8:40 am
|10.||West End Holdings acquires American Hometown Publishing media group |
[updated] Company also has a pipeline of media acquisition targets.
Milt Capps updated 2 Oct. 2017 / Published Monday, July 17, 2017 5:30 pm
|11.||Briefly: TNInvestco officials will discuss 'shortcomings' of losing bids|
State officials who ran the recent TNInvestco competition say they have an open door
By Milt Capps Last updated 1:55 p.m., Nov. 16, 2009 / Published Monday, November 16, 2009 11:46 am
|12.||Start-up 'Border Jump' leaps into Aeropost alliance|
Ad execs aim for international e-commerce, thanks in part to links to former Bluestar co-founder Goldner
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, February 13, 2009 8:01 am
|13.||GOP nominee for State Treasurer would impact investing|
UPDATED - A change at the helm of the Treasurer's office could mean changes in management of the state's new private-equity investments
Milt Capps Last Updated Jan. 15, 2009 - 1555 / Published Tuesday, January 13, 2009 7:26 am
|14.||Confluence Solar is landing in TN with 250 jobs and raising Venture capital for new operations|
Gov. Phil Bredesen's string of successes in the Solar sector continues to lengthen
By Milt Capps Last updated Jan. 21, 2010 11:50 a.m. / Published Wednesday, January 20, 2010 4:38 pm
|15.||UT-Battelle, NellOne Therapeutics license patents for tissue therapy|
Biomed venture that spun-out of Oak Ridge National Laboratory now has intellectual property to address heart damage
By Milt Capps Updated Jan. 29, 2006 7:16 a.m. / Published Thursday, January 28, 2010 1:58 pm
|16.||Cortac, Hubble Telemed and venture follow-ons get TNInvestco nods|
Seven portfolio companies get new or follow-on commitments, plus other updates.
By Milt Capps updated 7:15 p.m. / Published Monday, January 23, 2012 7:43 am
|17.||Nashville Technology Council 2013 Awards|
The votes are in for the 2013 NTC Awards!
Published Thursday, January 30, 2014 10:00 pm
|18.||Nashville's SeniorMetrix sells to stealthy NaviHealth,|
backed by Welsh Carson, Select Medical, Universal American
Rick Glanz exits in a big way, via a stealthily formed buyer backed by biggies
By VNC Staff updated 6:21 p.m. / Published Wednesday, February 8, 2012 2:40 pm
|19.||Dan Hammond's American Hometown Media cooks-up $5MM Series B raise|
[updated] Serial media entrepreneur Dan Hammond knows way 'round venture kitchen.
Milt Capps Updated 20 Oct. 2015 / Published Monday, August 4, 2014 2:30 pm
|20.||Briefly: ORNL, Tennesseans respond to China's supercomputing rise|
Jaguar's fall from No. 1 in the twice-yearly supercomputing 500 may give researchers impetus for funding
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 13, 2010 6:46 am
|21.||Army veteran Wegner raises capital to fortify|
new 'Authentically American' apparel brand
[updated] Former U.S. Army Ranger aims to take the high ground in made-in-USA product branding
Milt Capps Updated 21 May 2020 / Published Thursday, October 5, 2017 3:21 pm
|22.||Chancellor's TNInvestco records decision against Coleman|
[Updated] Chancery Court Chancellor Russell Perkins upheld some arguments from Bredesen Commissioners. Coleman intends to appeal
By Milt Capps Last updated 7:54 a.m. March 4, 2010 / Published Tuesday, March 2, 2010 3:13 pm
|23.||Cell Journalist says it's expanding clientele|
Startup in video content say it's doing well, despite plenty of competition
Milt Capps UPDATED 2:45 P.M. / Published Monday, December 22, 2008 11:51 am
|24.||U.S. economy in 'depression', says prominent former TN official|
Economist, author, former TN ECD commissioner offers a prescription for warding-off disaster
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 22, 2009 1:25 pm
|25.||Early exit: Welsh Carson-backed naviHealth said sold to Cardinal Health|
[CONFIRMED] Cardinal takes majority stake; naviHealth's model examined for other verticals.
Milt Capps 11:00 a.m. 25 August 2015 / Published Monday, August 24, 2015 3:15 pm
|26.||NewsBits, February 7, 2011|
TTDC chief to Gov. Haslam, IP, Claritas, incubators, Angels, Louisville innovation, HiMSS-TN descends on Orlando and more
By Milt Capps Updated 7:54 a.m. 9 Feb / Published Monday, February 7, 2011 7:53 am
|27.||TVA is looking to startups to help solve its big energy problems|
Teaming with ORNL + Innovation Crossroads, power producer looks tech targets, maybe some surprises.
By Larisa Brass / Published Thursday, November 29, 2018 12:15 pm
|28.||Angel Brennan says EC, StartupTN help|
prepare entrepreneurs to seek capital
There are more Angels among us that most of us realize; one of his holdings is preparing for a C Round
By Milt Capps Updated 5:57 p.m. / Published Sunday, December 4, 2011 4:04 pm
|29.||PEOPLE: Anand Sanwal's CB Insights has eyes on Nashville + Tennessee|
A keen observer of America's startup and Venture landscape took a few minutes with VNC.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 8, 2014 1:30 pm
|30.||NewsBits, April 25, 2011|
JumpStart's 'brightest'... EmergeMemphis' 45 startups.. Haslam-Hagerty gameplan... David Wilds in cap raise.. Blackstone venture aid...
By Milt Capps Updated 3:14 p.m. / Published Monday, April 25, 2011 8:56 am
|31.||Legal-services entrepreneur Freedman tackles more startups|
A serial entrepreneur continues to embrace Nashville, even tho its investors are 'too damn nice'
By Milt Capps Last Updated 6:51 p.m. / Published Wednesday, October 14, 2009 2:12 pm
|32.||Tech2020 venture leadership shifts to entrepreneur John Morris|
[Updated: Morris departing, 30 Aug 14] Tennessee's 19-year-old growth advocate transits to new leadership
By Milt Capps Updated 30 Aug. 2014 9:45 a.m. CT / Published Monday, January 30, 2012 8:11 am
|33.||NewsBits, March 21, 2011|
Legislators make an energy-tech 'grab', plus venture events and training and more statewide.
By Milt Capps Updated 8:57 p.m. April 1, 2011 / Published Monday, March 21, 2011 8:35 am
|34.||Passing: John Seigenthaler dies at 86|
One of Nashville's most respected citizens has left the newsroom, but not in spirit.
Updated 4:58 p.m. / Published Friday, July 11, 2014 12:45 pm
|35.||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
|36.||LaunchTN taps 13 potential startups from campus entrepreneurship pipeline|
Finalists are to pitch Aug. 28 during 36|86 event in Nashville.
By Milt Capps updated 5 July 2018 / Published Monday, July 2, 2018 6:00 pm
|37.||Briefly: Petra Capital invests in med transcription company|
Today's announcement is further evidence of the attraction of healthcare-savvy investors to health IT, wherever it resides
By Venture Nashville Staff Updated 5:30 p.m. / Published Friday, October 23, 2009 3:18 pm
|38.||Tennessee Angel Fund|
At left, Sid Chambless
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:30 am
|39.||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
|40.||Meharry Medical College Data Science Institute to impact|
health policy, talent pipeline, clinical standards
Years of work have prepared Meharry researchers to play influential role by drawing data from Nashville General Hospital.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, October 19, 2018 10:31 am
|41.||Farr sides with Angels, sees tougher investor standards as 'paternalistic' and hurting ventures|
Revenue Commissioner notes that his focus is tightly focused on expanding and tweaking TNInvestco
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 26, 2010 11:04 am
|42.||Tennessee ranks in Tech trade globally|
Tennessee made a strong showing in a key high-tech sector, even while the industry continues to fall short of the heights achieved prior to the Tech Bust
VN Staff / Published Tuesday, September 23, 2008 5:00 am
|43.||TNInvestco pace mounts; Consensus Point next up?|
NEST-TN busy adding portfolio companies as the TN capital-formation program enters second cycle
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 4, 2011 8:11 am
|44.||NHHC Family Tree Release Oct. 20, 2008|
The much-anticipated annual family tree of Nashville-based healthcare ventures has been released by Nashville Health Care Council, and affiliate of the Greater Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
Published Monday, October 20, 2008 1:32 pm
|45.||Council & Enhanced Tennessee Fund, LLC|
At left, Denny Bottorff
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:29 am
|46.||Briefly: PureSafety has acquisition target list|
Bill Grana has hunting list of about 350 firms, and says money's no problem
By Milt Capps Last updated 3:43 p.m. / Published Monday, November 30, 2009 2:08 pm
|47.||Healthcare-focused Council Ventures adds HealthSpring CEO Fritch|
for CEO council that guides health and related portfolio companies
Bottorff-, Gambill-led firm is amassing quite a healthcare brain trust
By Milt Capps Corrected Aug. 21, 20011 / Published Thursday, August 18, 2011 2:24 pm
|48.||Medical Trade Center rivalry simmering twixt Nashville and New York|
Against a backdrop of prolonged economic uncertainty, three cities' advocates race to plant their flag atop Health
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 14, 2009 1:17 pm
|49.||Dan Hammond whets VCs' appetites|
for 'Just A Pinch' media spin-out
The man, the plan, the brand...an energetic entrepreneur with a flair for promotion may typify players who 'leave it all on the field'
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 11, 2011 9:22 am
|50.||Council Capital: Rick Apple spreads TNInvestco seeds for Nashville moneytree|
One of 10 TNInvestco's is now being led by a VU/Princeton product
By Milt Capps updated 9:22 a.m. / Published Thursday, August 9, 2012 8:28 am
|51.||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
|52.||TNT: Hagerty's state economic-development portfolio gets heavier|
Gov. Haslam's ECD commissioner has a growing list of to-do's, including an international trade portfolio
By Milt Capps updated 20 February 2012 4:40 a.m. / Published Wednesday, October 26, 2011 10:55 am
|53.||Zycron CEO Freeman says Nashville Tech-talent shortage real and worsening|
[Sale updated] Entrepreneur says youth need to develop 'hunger' to accomplish goals.
Milt Capps updated / Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016 10:30 am
|54.||Harpeth Venture Advisors signals 1st close of $27.5M Opportunity Fund|
[updated] Longtime Nashville i-bankers will apply experience as venture-capital investors.
By Milt Capps updated 12 November 2020 / Published Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:00 am
|55.||Expansion-minded Addiction Campuses has raised $20MM -- and it's early|
Year-old company may consider Series B raise within 12 months
Milt Capps / Published Friday, May 15, 2015 4:00 pm
|56.||American Hometown Publishing to 'saturate' mid-TN with Rover media|
[updated] Nashville PE West End Holdings is powering the hyperlocal media push.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 30, 2018 2:45 pm
|57.||NewsBits, March 28, 2011|
Get that extra cup o' coffee, you'll need it for news from McWhorter, Council Ventures, Vaden Landers and more.
By Milt Capps updated 3:38 p.m. / Published Monday, March 28, 2011 3:25 pm
|58.||NEWSBITS, Jan. 19, 2010|
OnFocus Healthcare's new cap raise underway, Joe Cook appointment, Inkflip update, Venture Pitch events and more...
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 19, 2010 10:13 am
|59.||Heritage Healthcare Innovation Fund launches in N'ville|
Vanguard's Martin, Community Health's Smith among those signing-on to to drive outcomes, drive down costs.
VNC Staff / Published Wednesday, January 26, 2011 6:40 am
|60.||Summer 2011: Most Popular Articles|
'Venture' in our region has been cookin', with Nashville leading the way in many respects. The Top 25 reads of Summer 2011 are here
Published Saturday, September 3, 2011 8:42 am
|61.||Epicenter CEO: Mobilizing Black-owned firms can bring Memphis surge|
With Black-owned ventures front and center, CEO shares playbook for forging just, inclusive, growing regional economy.
By Leslie Lynn Smith, President & CEO, Epicenter - Guest Columnist / Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:00 am
|62.||VC-backed MetroLight loses U.S. leader to competitor|
[Updated] Top lighting executive says he declined West Coast offer til company relented and allowed him to stay in Nashville
By Milt Capps Last updated 7:34 p.m. / Published Monday, August 24, 2009 4:29 pm
|63.||36|86: Getting tech to market with max partnerships, with or without grants|
[updated] Straight-talking commercialization and capital advisors from Austin, Nashville and Lexington converge, Aug. 29.
By Milt Capps updated Aug. 6, 2019 / Published Monday, August 5, 2019 2:45 pm
|64.||EvidenceCare secures capstone Jumpstart Capital role in $7.3MM Series A|
[updated] Medical Decisions team believes it has unique offering, propelled by quality-of-care and economics tailwinds.
By Milt Capps updated 12 May 2020 / Published Monday, May 20, 2019 4:55 pm
|65.||Southland's 50 StartupVillage residents announced|
Here's more information on startups that'll have berths in StartupVillage June 12-13
VNC Staff / Published Friday, May 31, 2013 3:26 pm
|66.||'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
|67.||VNC Member Release: Nashville's Nexus Group expands leadership ranks|
Nexus Group, formerly ISDN Net, announces appointment of Joy Mangrum to direct operations of data centers and services
Published Tuesday, January 27, 2009 10:37 am
|68.||Startup's GeoAir recipe calls for Drones, pest DNA and AgBiz savvy|
Young entrepreneur finds curious farmers allow testing his tech in their fields.
By Larisa Brass / Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:00 pm
|69.||Coming Venture Events for your earliest consideration next 10 days|
We're breaking-out eight events in Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville and Memphis as being of special interest.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, February 18, 2020 3:43 pm
|70.||Greenhill, Nowers: Nashville EC Diversity program lifts-off, adds sponsors|
Stepped-up focus, funding and Diversity-focused Enterpreneur in Residence in place paying off.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 2, 2016 3:49 pm
|71.||Gov. Haslam senses Tennessee 'making headway' in tech commercialization|
LaunchTN CEO agrees it'd be great to have more data and analyses about all this.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 13, 2017 8:45 am
|72.||Exec launches Rocket Propulsion Fund via AngelList rolling-funds platform|
Nashville Founder/GP targets fintech, insurtech, digital-health verticals, affirms cap-table diversity goal
Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 28, 2020 4:30 pm
|73.||Updated: Former Frist staffer Ketchel files for MDSave capital raises|
[Updated] Patient-pay firm continues its capital-raising.
By Milt Capps Updated 26 Feb 2020 / Published Monday, March 5, 2012 10:18 am
|74.||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
|75.||Fintech: Money Services licensing pact could help TN startups, innovators|
Startups and mature money transmitters alike will want to watch this space.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018 1:27 pm
|76.||Tennessee artificial-intelligence center among Presidential advisors' ideas|
White House scitech advisors suggest AI, biotech, comms, quantum infoscience, advanced manufacturing initiatives.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, July 10, 2020 2:57 pm
|77.||Bunker Labs Nashville startups on firing line in June 28 event|
[updated] Local Bunker Labs crew is gaining momentum, enjoying network effect.
Milt Capps Updated June 24, 2016 2:20pm / Published Tuesday, June 21, 2016 5:15 pm
|78.||VenturePeople, July 18, 2011|
The Row's Galante eyes startups and Crom's at it again, as well as Ganier, Van Hoesen and others.
By Milt Capps Updated Aug. 2, 2011 / Published Monday, July 18, 2011 7:09 am
|79.||VenturePeople: Highly interactive Dave Delaney makes a move|
For all his talents, there's one thing social-marketer Delaney is not: A buzzkill.
By Milt Capps / Published Sunday, February 5, 2012 5:14 pm
|80.||Noted: Pathfinder Therapeutics has named Jim Cloar president, CEO|
The latest CEO appointment at the helm of Pathfinder has a med-devices background.
By VNC Staff updated March 6, 2012 8:36 a.m. / Published Monday, March 5, 2012 2:24 pm
|81.||Care Technology Systems says Healthcare venture veteran Hertik joins board|
There are other shoes to drop at Care Technology, but today's is a good start
By Milt Capps edits 11:54 a.m. / Published Tuesday, September 4, 2012 11:29 am
|82.||Entrepreneur preps DOT-Ready trucking tech, mulls partner + capital ideas|
Bootstrapper likes idea of strategic partner or investor with sector savvy -- maybe KeepTruckin?
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, November 28, 2018 4:00 pm
|83.||JourneyPure preps $20MM raise ahead of larger private equity round|
The five-year-old company has already secured $70MM capital and is at 400 employees.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, September 11, 2019 4:17 pm
|84.||BIGR Media to raise capital for hyperlocal media and marketing group|
Co-founders work to de-risk deal, now must decide how aggressive to be.
Milt Capps updated / Published Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:45 pm
|85.||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
|86.||CEO: Healthcare Management Systems passing $75MM mark|
PE-backed HMS acquires technology from undisclosed company, aims to leverage Stimulus funding for further momentum
By Milt Capps Last updated 6:42 p.m. Oct. 19, 2009 / Published Monday, October 19, 2009 2:34 pm
|87.||Startups, Buyouts: TNCRS nears $2BN PE mark|
with Charlesbank, Khosla commitments
TCRS PE program seems to be maintaining its investment pace.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 4, 2014 2:15 pm
|88.||LaunchTN Southland signals aggressive|
Tennessee entrepreneurial campaign
The Fourth is a long way off, but the fireworks begin in 3 weeks
By Milt Capps updated 31 May / Published Monday, May 20, 2013 9:36 am
|89.||BIONewsTN, Nov. 7, 2011|
Gleanings from Tennessee media touching upon life-sciences issues and opportunities
By VNC Staff Updated 6:27 p.m. / Published Monday, November 7, 2011 6:29 am
|90.||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
|91.||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
|92.||Nashville exec immersed in Cisco's healthcare mission|
Based out of Nashville, Frank Grant works overtime to stay on top of the healthcare industry's needs and his own company's initiatives
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 30, 2008 9:23 pm
|93.||Venture Notes - 23 September 2016|
More than a dozen nuggets from around the state.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, September 23, 2016 5:15 pm
|94.||Advisor entrant: Cherry Bekaert's MP in Nashville also tech-innovation lead|
Innovation growth draws innovation-centric pro's -- VNC poll provides hint of incubent advisor standings.
By Milt Capps updated 14 Sept. 2018 / Published Tuesday, January 2, 2018 3:36 pm
|95.||Nashville Angel joins Austin e-social venture as CFO|
Nashvillian lured by later-stage social-commerce company in the Austin tech hub
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 28, 2011 3:25 pm
|96.||Startup Garage Coffee enters E. Nashville,|
Garage Leathers widens accessories line
GC's new location choice seems to suggest a preference for Creatives
Milt Capps updated Aug. 6, 2015 / Published Monday, October 20, 2014 12:42 pm
|97.||Vanderbilt CFO retires, Zeppos names interims|
Amid a bear economy and with expensive promises to keep, Vanderbilt relies on continuity in ranks
Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 29, 2008 6:53 am
|98.||NewsBits, March 7, 2011|
VU porfolio co goes elsewhere, TNInvestco company, startup ecosystem spreads, PdCamp, ORNL, MyOutdoorTV and more
By Milt Capps updated 3:15 p.m. March 8, 2011 / Published Monday, March 7, 2011 8:04 am
|99.||Their Take on Capital: Grant Jackson, Council Capital managing partner|
Managing General Partners gives fresh view of region's Healthcare sector.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016 3:00 pm
|100.||Cofounders: Startup ObjectiveGI is ramping-up ahead of Series B raise|
Colleen Hoke, Don Lazas are fresh off Frist-backed Series A, now at 12 centers and running.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 13, 2020 3:30 pm