|1.||VC Innova Memphis ignites $31MM RBIC fund,|
projects 20 transactions by year-end 2018
Robotics, analytics, decision-support tech -- it's not your Grandma's Ag anymore.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 15, 2017 11:11 am
|2.||Quick Take: TN VCs comment on Private-Company Exchanges|
If the IPO door is still barely cracked, maybe some portfolio managers will find these alternatives attractive
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:37 pm
|3.||Innova Memphis's $75MM farmtech raise advances to first-close at $40MM|
Team is apparently leaning further into its latest raise, with TAUM now over $100MM.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 28, 2023 7:05 am
|4.||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
|5.||TTDC funds bioscience entrepreneurship initiative|
With former VC hired to lead program, grant for entrepreneurship helps flesh-out tech-development ecosystem
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, February 10, 2009 9:39 am
|6.||Parental Health attracts Innova Fund II as investors close Series A cap raise|
Hudsmith's HP-allied startup executes on its telemedicine strategy for seniors aging-in-place
By Milt Capps updated January 4, 2012 / Published Thursday, December 1, 2011 10:16 am
|7.||MedHaul startup propelled by Erica Plybeah, backed by InnovaMemphis|
The challenges are real, but this mission-oriented entrepreneur is 'grateful for the journey'.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, February 17, 2022 3:19 pm
|8.||Med-devices startup Somavac raises Seed capital from VCs, Angels|
Still too rare in CEO ranks, woman mechanical engineer charts startup's course.
By Milt Capps Updated Aug. 24, 2021 / Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017 3:15 pm
|9.||Venture Notes - 27 July 2016|
Speakers ahead and a Nashville startup joins Louisville healthcare accelerator.
Staff updated 5:56pm / Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016 5:23 pm
|10.||Life-sciences startup aims to leverage Vanderbilt technology|
UPDATED 12:40 p.m. -- Suddenly, there are two groups targeting VU technology to improvement treatment of degenerative eye diseases
By Milt Capps Last updated 12:40 p.m. / Published Monday, December 7, 2009 8:42 am
|11.||[ ! ] TN's JumpStart Foundry aligns with TechStars Net|
The news coincides with launch of the Obama Administration's StartUP America program in the U.S. and helps fulfill Solidus' TNInvestco strategy.
By Milt Capps Updated 8:04 p.m. / Published Monday, January 31, 2011 7:54 am
|12.||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
|13.||Venture Notes -- January 21, 2020|
Nashvillian in ABLE Channel debut, Bill Butler's new biz, Castillo in hunt for startup award, fund update and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 21, 2020 4:30 pm
|14.||Venture Notes - December 1, 2022|
[updated] 15 bulletins on newcomer VCs, fintech, healthtech, edtech, Web3, logistitech, materials, med devices and more.
By Milt Capps updated 28 November 2023 / Published Thursday, December 1, 2022 4:45 pm
|15.||Gov. Haslam's INCITE program stirs to life via 'Venture Incite' A-round|
There are some new faces among the 'usual suspects' applying at INCITE Fund
By Milt Capps updated May 26, 2012 / Published Monday, May 14, 2012 10:08 am
|16.||Venture Notes -- June 1, 2020|
[updated] Capital raises, LaunchTN + Jumpstart updates, M&A, Lifesci deals, Schulz on Chamber, 4 Bridges expansion + more.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, June 1, 2020 4:45 pm
|17.||Foundation Instruments, Stony Creek Colors receive SBIR grants|
Nondilutive capital gives entrepreneurs advantages in research, bizdev and raising capital.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, September 8, 2016 12:45 pm
|18.||Venture Notes -- April 13, 2020|
Gov. Bill Lee updates us, plus 17 venture updates and resources on telemed, M&A and more.
By Milt Capps Updated 15 April 2020 / Published Monday, April 13, 2020 3:29 pm
|19.||Launch Tennessee 36|86 capital-centric sessions, Pitch finalists listed|
VNC is here highlighting sessions tied to capital and scale-up. 36|86 also has many other valuable elements.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:02 pm
|20.||Venture Notes - December 18, 2020|
Dozens of news items on startups, capital raises, executive moves and business resources.
By Milt Capps updated 31 May 2021 / Published Friday, December 18, 2020 4:30 pm
|21.||Venture Notes - Sept. 15, 2020|
Jumpstart Capital liquidity, LaunchTN, Jammber, virus capital, Fintech, Healthcare, data, Vizion, spinup, spinout, and more updates.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:00 pm
|22.||Venture Notes - March 29, 2021|
Today: ObjectiveGI | AgAdvisory | EPI Capital | TechTrans | IPE | Lemonade | IMAC | SESAC | Agilon | Nikola
By Milt Capps - Updated Sept. 15, 2021 / Published Monday, March 29, 2021 5:30 pm
|23.||3 Winners! among TN challengers for 2019 EDA Regional Innovation grants|
$3MM+ will go to new capital formation, entrepreneurship, mentoring and related initiatives. 3 winners in the state. 6 teams submitted compelling ideas.
By Milt Capps updated July 23, 2019 / Published Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:45 pm
|24.||Venture Notes - November 30, 2021 - Healthtech + Wellness|
UPDATED Exclusive health-wellness venture roundup with updates on fund raises, startups...all in Tennessee.
By Milt Capps UPDATED 27 July 2023 / Published Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:30 pm
|25.||Venture Notes - June 25, 2020|
New funds, startup capital raises, exec moves, innovation pushes, fintech, and a mayor who supports innovation.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:00 pm