|1.||June 14, Oct. 3 events target Blockchain adoption|
in Healthcare, Supply Chain, Financial Services
Updated - Nashville's BTCMedia is examining Blockchain in Nashville and St. Louis.
Staff updated 28 June 2016 / Published Friday, May 20, 2016 3:29 pm
|2.||Healthtech veteran sees blockchain technology upside for Nashville, industry|
John Bass, CEO of HCA's InVivoLink, has joined the Blockchain expedition.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:45 pm
|3.||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
|4.||Advisors: FBT attorney Josh Rosenblatt deep-dives Blockchain|
FBT Blockchain practice has nearly a dozen clients operating in the emerging space.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, June 8, 2017 1:15 pm
|5.||Former VC Les Wilkinson now Hashed Health chief development officer|
After eight years with Martin Ventures, Wilkinson joins portfolio company.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 25, 2017 3:30 pm
|6.||Charlie Martin on the Disruptive Potential|
of Blockchain Technology for Healthcare
SPONSORED RELEASE / Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016 3:00 pm
|7.||TokenizeTN names exec director to advance blockchain ecosystem|
Fledgling nonprofit adds staff with politics and projects savvy to support advocacy and outreach.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019 1:25 pm
|8.||Gem founder ranks NVille Healthcare sector as a key Blockchain market|
CEO Winkelspecht is working with HC customers on proof of concept technologies.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 31, 2016 9:30 am
|9.||Venture Notes - 15 August 2017|
[updated] Nashville lawyers push for Blockchain coalition...Entrepreneur sees opportunity in preserving Tweets.
Milt Capps updated 28 Aug 2017 1301 / Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:00 pm
|10.||October 3: Distributed Health CLE on Blockchain + legal, regulatory issues|
Sponsored by BTC, publisher of Distributed Magazine, unprecedented event addresses lawyers' needs.
Sponsored / Published Friday, September 16, 2016 5:00 am
|11.||Venture Notes - 21 July 2016|
Resolute Capital's Fund IV, HCA CEO to speak, new LaunchTN SBIR-STTR writing grants and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 21, 2016 5:00 pm
|12.||VU Law & Innovation, Blockchain, Hack events set this week |
Exploring ramifications of blockchain, hacking for nonprofits and more at VU.
from submitted materials / Published Monday, April 3, 2017 3:00 pm
|13.||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
|14.||Update: Nashville Fintech, Blockchain initiatives|
Maxwell, Bailey comment on technologies' interrelationship ahead of Oct. 3 event
Publisher's Update / Published Friday, September 16, 2016 7:00 am
|15.||Rosenblatt departs Frost Brown for SVP/GC role at Tech-centric BTC Inc.|
After helping anchor the upstart Nashville blockchain-crypto community, this lawyer moves over.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, January 17, 2018 4:00 pm
|16.||Event: BTC Media offers VNC readers access to Distributed: Markets|
Convergence of Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Tech for FinServices, Fintech, Cap Markets, Insurance
Adapted from submitted sponsor releases / Published Monday, February 13, 2017 12:45 pm
|17.||Martin Ventures-backed Hashed Health unveiled|
for healthcare blockchain dev + commercialization
[Updated] Blockchain initiatives now said to be expanding in Nashville.
Milt Capps Updated 7 Feb 2017 1000 / Published Tuesday, October 4, 2016 8:32 am
|18.||Martin Ventures Founder Charlie Martin to Keynote Distributed: Health|
SPONSORED RELEASE / Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016 4:00 pm
|19.||Memphis Agritech: The Seam launches blockchain venture,|
considers capital strategy for product roadmap, global footprint
Parentco backers have big footprints, but want company of global investors to create 'network effect'
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, May 11, 2017 9:15 am
|20.||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
|21.||Crypto-blockchain attorney, ops exec Rosenblatt joins Thesis* studio|
Nashville attorneys still homesteading here, joins virtual-first techco with apparent major VC backing.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, July 19, 2019 3:45 pm
|22.||CEO charts Core Rights' path after Dart asset buy, confirms investor talks|
[updated] Startup has already won key role in creating Canada's digital marketplace for licensing.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017 4:00 pm
|23.||FinTech Nashville: Bitcoin, Blockchain at center of BTCMedia event plans|
[updated] Advocates believe Healthcare could be linchpin in new cyberindustrial role for Nashville.
Milt Capps Updated 25 March 2016 / Published Monday, February 1, 2016 11:30 am
|24.||Nashville investors with hospital savvy eyed by Patientory PHM startup|
[updated] Grad of Boomtown, StartupHealth accelerators presses forward.
Milt Capps updated April 25, 2017 / Published Monday, March 6, 2017 1:15 pm
|25.||'Go-Mode': Healthtech Hackathon results come ahead of Distributed: Health|
International and national attendees gather in Nashville to focus on blockchain.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 3, 2016 9:30 am
|26.||Blockchain, AI: Capital raises ahead for Hashed Health-partnered ProCredEx|
Startup charts path for Seed, Series A and customer acquisition in healthcare and perhaps beyond.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 12, 2018 3:00 pm
|27.||Outgrowing startup ranks, Confirmation.com keeps pushing its envelope|
[Updated] Still-evolving company looks at Medicaid, Big Banks, blockchain technology and international.
Milt Capps updated 21 June 2019 / Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:30 pm
|28.||Venture Notes - 9 February 2018|
Solaster capraise out of Jumpstart, new crypto fund, some blockchain plays and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, February 9, 2018 4:16 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.||Blockchain: Will Gov. Haslam affix his name|
to electronic transactions amendment?
[updated] Some see Tennessee getting a boost from the legislation, others less sanguine.
By Milt Capps updated March 23, 2018 / Published Tuesday, March 20, 2018 3:45 pm
|31.||Blockchain startup The Opinion Economy maps token, ICO, equity offerings|
CEO maps next five years to ensure an extensible platform and array of options for owners.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, June 21, 2018 11:29 am
|32.||Lured by 36|86, Sportstech startup UPGRADED's founder|
just might be biggest TN Titans fan in the Bay Area
He's taking a break from raising capital for his blockchain-powered tix-management startup.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:45 pm
|33.||Nashville Bitcoin execs ramp $10MM raise with eye on crypto market cycle|
In what could become $100MM fund, crypto exec aim to connect digital-asset investors with trading opportunities.
By Milt Capps updated 0844 29 Jan 2020 / Published Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:15 pm
|34.||emids Technologies gets suitors, eyes M&A, plus IoT and Blockchain plays|
Healthcare IT, solutions and consulting provider has apparently passed a revenue milestone.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:15 pm
|35.||Healthtech: Iasis, BulldogIT veteran Ken Perry|
raising capital for Servicesdot startup
After three decades in health-sector Finance/Technology, founder makes another run at processes and outcomes.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, June 19, 2018 5:00 pm
|36.||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
|37.||EirSystems maps capital raises for P.A.G.R. e-prescribing platform launch|
Hyperledger Fabric tech used to fight errors, fraud, adverse effects, illicit drug access.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:45 pm
|38.||Venture Notes - December 19, 2018|
People on the move, capraises for Soccer, healthIT and others -- and maybe a tech employer in play.
By Milt Capps updated Jan. 7, 2019 / Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018 4:48 pm
|39.||NVille startup raises Seed for Solar Site Design, draws strategic interest|
Construction services marketplace startup rides cresting economic wave, says founder.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017 12:45 pm
|40.||Briefing: Hashed Health to convene blockchain consortium in Nashville|
Converging activities could raise Nashville profile on global blockchain map.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 13, 2017 4:30 pm
|41.||Venture Notes - 17 April 2018|
Simplr's $8MM Series A, Resolute and Americoin raises, Blockchain congregating and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018 5:15 pm
|42.||Venture Notes - 23 September 2016|
More than a dozen nuggets from around the state.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, September 23, 2016 5:15 pm
|43.||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
|44.||Jeff Cohu now leads Center for Entrepreneurship at Lipscomb University|
Entrepreneurship, innovation, social impact, blockchain, networking are threads running in parallel.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 15, 2019 9:00 am
|45.||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
|46.||CEO: Nashville workable for Fintech startups eyeing community banks|
Nashville investor Crom Carmichael is in his second Krajicek-led venture.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 2, 2016 3:00 pm
|47.||With Nashville tech players aboard, Po.et Foundation reports $10MM funding|
Updated 26 Sept 2017 - Startup spearheads international open-source initiative for Proof of Existence
Milt Capps updated 10 Aug 2017 0854 / Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017 4:00 pm
|48.||Nashville cryptocurrency founder adopts 'open kimono' for disclosure|
Promising transparency, startup brings a concept that seems unprecedented among state startups.
Milt Capps updated 22 Aug. 2017 / Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:00 pm
|49.||CEO departs, TN's nationally ranked ZeroTo510 accelerator charts journey|
Digital Health from wearables and IT to blockchain and more will be Daisley's bailiwick in international group
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 5, 2017 4:26 pm
|50.||EC admits 8 startups in new Project Healthcare pilot program|
Opportunity arose for 'pre-Portfolio" sidecar pilot, bringing total to 26 startups enlisted this cycle.
By Milt Capps updated Nov. 19, 2019 / Published Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:00 pm
|51.||Fuller drives FreightWaves startup, revs-up Blockchain in Transport Alliance|
[Updated] Startup completed $13M Series A.
By Milt Capps updated 26 Feb 2019 / Published Tuesday, February 13, 2018 3:45 pm
|52.||Entrepreneurs, Investors place bets on LaunchTN 3686 & Health:Further |
Pass, Punt, Run, Dribble -- Ticket-buyers should have gameplan to get most out of events Aug. 27-30 in Nashville.
By Milt Capps last edite 6am 31 July 2018 / Published Monday, July 30, 2018 1:20 pm
|53.||Beacon Center poll says State incentive wasteful, while Entertainment, Blockchain, other industries mobilize for Capitol Hill action|
'Free-market' combatant of industry incentives may face new players pursuing legislated benefits.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017 3:00 pm
|54.||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
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
|56.||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
|57.||DASH Lawtech: Bridgesmith's Legal Alignment startup eyes capital raises|
Entrepreneur who knows both sides of the Law coin weighs-in with ambitious offering.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 5, 2018 8:45 am
|58.||Jamari Brown succeeds Wiltshire as Nashville Mayor Briley's ECD lead|
Matt Wiltshire's successor has led key deals for state economic and community development.
from submitted press release / Published Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:44 pm
|59.||Venture Notes - June 13, 2018|
Capital raises by SportsSense, 7 Springs, Branch Technology, Ambition, Freightwaves and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018 5:00 pm
|60.||Charlie Martin: Time for trumpet and an assault on Healthcare's Jericho?|
Healthcare entrepreneur believes status quo may be no more 'impregnable' than storied city's walls.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 20, 2016 1:45 pm
|61.||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
|62.||Venture Calendar - 2017 - Updated|
State and regional events of interest.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6:45 am
|63.||Venture Calendar - 2018 - Updated|
[Updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.
Published Monday, November 19, 2018 7:30 am
|64.||Venture Notes - 24 February 2017|
A healthcare disrupter's latest move, Accelerators updates and much more.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, February 24, 2017 1:00 pm
|65.||Mid-TN biometric ID startup 'Global e-dentity' eyes $38MM Series A|
Franklin entrepreneur says eventual IPO is only exit option he's focused on, given global demand for ID assurance.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, November 27, 2018 3:30 pm
|66.||Venture Notes - 12 October 2016|
Rumors of a sale, new hand at Emma, Martin Ventures bet, and more.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016 5:44 pm
|67.||Change Healthcare $100MM IPO prep comes out of stealth onto SEC shelf|
[updated] Its delta symbol for change may prove a harbinger of this tech-centric company.
By Milt Capps updated 14 June 2019 / Published Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:15 am
|68.||Venture Notes - 12 December 2016|
[updated] New private equity fund, $5MM Series A, Disruption Labs, Rezli raise and more.
Milt Capps updated 13 December 2016 0724 / Published Monday, December 12, 2016 7:35 am
|69.||Remedichain LLC in blockchain drug transfer pilot closely watched by FDA|
Serial social-impact entrepreneur creates several potentially investable Pharmacy-related startups.
By Milt Capps updated 24 May 2019 / Published Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:23 pm
|70.||Venture Notes - May 2, 2018|
LaunchTN pushes, TN fintech pivot person, Kisber in K-TENN, capraises for SIGNiX, Metova, others.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018 4:45 pm
|71.||Hytch LLC arrives intersection of cars, carbon and Series A capital|
Social-impact technology startup aims to leverage first-to-market advantage in national rollout.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, September 12, 2018 3:00 pm
|72.||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
|73.||FINTECH: Leaf virtual banking startup eyes global markets, capital raises|
[updated] A seasoned crossborder entrepreneur says he's homesteading in Nashville, for now.
By Milt Capps updated 14 Dec 2017 / Published Friday, December 1, 2017 5:00 pm
Investor, Entrepreneur schedules in next 30 days could test road warriors
Time is money, not every meeting's worthwhile, but these warrant your scrutiny.
Staff / Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:45 am
|75.||Tennessee doubles down on LaunchTN, 36|86 looms as inflection point|
A rich program with speakers by the dozen, including 10 VCs on the stage.
Venture Nashville Connections / Published Sunday, May 14, 2017 2:06 pm
|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.||Franklin fintech: Startup HealthcareTTU eyes $10MM Series B raise|
Alumni of Cedars Sinai Healthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars are at the helm in TN.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 3, 2017 10:30 am
|78.||Fintech: Acquisitive startup Celero Commerce|
picks Nashville for headquarters
[updated] CEO sees IPO likely outcome for new platform company, ETA elites to gather in Nashville.
By Milt Capps updated 18 June 2019 / Published Tuesday, December 4, 2018 3:02 pm
|79.||Venture Notes - 23 March 2018|
Money, moves and management in 30 telegraphic updates from MidTn and State ecosystems.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 23, 2018 3:15 pm
|80.||Fintech: Ed Braswell's G2Lytics startup targets sales-tax cheats globally|
[Updated] E-commerce sellers and others will want to know about this startup.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, June 23, 2017 10:15 am
|81.||Venture Notes -- October 18, 2019|
Launch Tennessee, Electro-Active, Dynamo, CET, EPIcenter, and more updated in today's roundup.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, October 18, 2019 10:45 am
|82.||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
|83.||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
|84.||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
|85.||Venture Aug. 2, 2018|
[updated] 36 alerts in today's summary as mid-summer Venture energy brings multiple new funds, capraises, and more.
By Milt Capps updated 17 Sept. 2018 / Published Thursday, August 2, 2018 4:45 pm
|86.||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
|87.||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
|88.||Venture Notes - 23 May 2017|
AIC-TTU | SAGENTS | NCN | FCA Venture | Change:HC | Hashed Health | GigEcon
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:00 pm
|89.||Tennessee State University, NBIC separate business incubation missions|
Startup clients may migrate to either of the incubators - Nashville gets a net incubator increase.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 13, 2017 3:30 pm
|90.||Nashville Software School eyes new offerings, leadership succession plans|
[updated] Founder John Wark's NSS aims to make juniors who are the future talent Nashville needs.
Milt Capps updated 25 July 2017 0859 / Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:30 pm
|91.||Venture Notes - May 14, 2019|
News from Frist Cressey, fintechs, Washtopia, Episode Sols, Sphere, Veterans VC, FedEx, Ballast, VendEngine, and many more.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:07 pm
|92.||Venture Voices: Julie Samuels of TECH:NYC shares views with Nashville|
VU Law alum, Case ally and tech-policy veteran shares views on startup regulation, capital, talent, diversity and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, August 14, 2018 3:30 pm
|93.||Venture Calendar - 2016 - Updated|
[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, November 25, 2016 12:00 pm
|94.||Louisville's XLerateHealth accelerator announces latest startup cohort|
[updated] Accelerator is backed by KY economic development, holds startups from KY, NY, IL, TX, Calif.
updated 21 Oct. 2019 / Published Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:51 am
|95.||Venture Notes - 21 August 2018|
Capraises, Angels, VCs, biotech, automotive, publishing, healthcare, fintech, Agbiz, TN-Women rock, and more...
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00 pm
|96.||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
|97.||Founder Mason: Nashville's StudioNow eyes M&A,|
capital, global markets and $1BN revenue goal
IPO and other options are on the table and a decision is likely to be taken in 2018.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:50 pm
|98.||Edtech: RANDA Solutions says growth precedes outside-money decision|
CEO has deflected suitor interest, but after RANDA expands to more states, investment may get a re-think.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 25, 2019 3:30 pm
|99.||EC's Project Healthcare cohort grows to 18 companies gathering tonight|
Nashville EC says Portfolio companies are more advanced, separate pilot will help newer startups.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:30 pm
|100.||VentureNotes September 4, 2018|
New tech CEO, Ingram M&A, capital raises, data sciences, and more.
By Milt Capps - updated 22 Jan 2019 / Published Tuesday, September 4, 2018 12:15 pm