|1.||Tennessee Angel Fund|
At left, Sid Chambless
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:30 am
|2.||Nashville Capital Network prepares twin deals|
Sid Chambless says he's hanging on for the ride, as NCN queues-up two more financing deals, leveraging its new Fund with investors from 50-Angel network
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, April 16, 2008 7:39 am
|3.||Statewide 'Tennessee Angel Fund' launched as TNInvestco deadline nears|
Sid Chambless has gained a third leadership hat, as Nashville Capital Network and its allies launch a third investment vehicle
By Milt Capps Last updated 4:28 p.m. / Published Tuesday, September 22, 2009 3:32 pm
|4.||FCA Venture Partners, TN Angel Fund|
bless Silvercare 3MM B-round
Buntin, Chambless and King comment on completion of incontinence startup's capital raise
By VNC Staff Updated 3:15 p.m. / Published Wednesday, March 9, 2011 2:09 pm
|5.||Nashville's hotel-meetings Groups360 platform attracts $5MM|
Gaylord veterans continues to advance their matchmaking offering.
Updated Milt Capps 29 Dec 2016 / Published Thursday, September 3, 2015 2:47 pm
|6.||Tennessee Angels investors expanding U.S. reach|
Budding U.S. network aims to increase deal flow and investment
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 1, 2008 1:23 pm
|7.||Reporter's Notebook: Nashville Capital Network could play a broader role|
[updated] NCN is most concerned about the Series A hurdle for startups in the Nashville area.
Milt Capps updated 10 July 2017 / Published Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:15 pm
|8.||Angels' complaint to Corker may precede stepped-up TN efforts |
In rare overt action, Angel advocates try out their legislative wings, in what may be a training flight for other efforts
By Milt Capps Updated 10:47 a.m. / Published Monday, March 22, 2010 8:31 am
|9.||Nashville VC: 'Pushover' entrepreneurs need not apply|
While waiting for chaos to subside, entrepreneurs should be careful not to overplay their hands, but they should come to bargain hard
Milt Capps / Published Sunday, November 9, 2008 5:43 pm
|10.||Digital Nashville launches innovation mentorship service|
DN's new service is aimed at corporate innovators and freelancers, as well as entrepreneurs, and leaves the capital-raising to others
By Milt Capps Last Updated 6:33 AM Oct. 27, 2009 / Published Monday, October 26, 2009 11:01 am
|11.||Tech Economy: TTDC targets Angels and Entrepreneurs|
Local Angel net and Mercury Labs shoulder high-profile assignments for the state's tech-driven economic development leader
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, March 11, 2009 3:19 pm
|12.||NCN-NHCC reports Startup surge and growing venture-capital gap for Nashville|
Sparkling report illustrates startup boom, healthcare appetite
By Milt Capps updated 8:54 a.m. / Published Thursday, August 9, 2012 8:31 am
|13.||NewsBits, December 20, 2010|
Nashville Capital Network has plans, that Amazon deal, a new incubator in Bradley and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 20, 2010 10:50 am
|14.||VC CEO steps aside for new man at Pathfinder Therapeutics|
UPDATED 12:44 p.m.Nationwide search lands med-devices veteran for persistent Vanderbilt spin-out
By Milt Capps UPDATED 12:44 p.m. / Published Wednesday, March 11, 2009 10:40 am
|15.||Nashville Capital Network says Fund IV commitments pass $70MM|
[Updated] Approaching its 20th anniversary, NCN says it has has recruited its largest fund, yet.
Milt Capps updated March 24, 2023 / Published Wednesday, April 13, 2022 2:49 pm
|16.||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
|17.||NeighborMD's $2.5MM raise attracts Nashville Capital Network |
Healthcare gets another boost from local investors, successfully closes round.
By VNC staff updated Feb. 7, 2012 11:57 a.m. / Published Monday, January 9, 2012 9:00 am
|18.||LaunchTN eyes creation of model anti-sexual harassment policy|
Exec says harassment 'unacceptable' and LaunchTN will advocate broad adoption of planned policy model
Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 17, 2017 5:45 pm
|19.||Angel Tax Credit: Prayers for passage not on all lips|
Angels' hopes take wing, but it remains to be seen whether the General Assembly answers the call
By Milt Capps Updated 11:55 a.m. / Published Monday, April 11, 2011 8:34 am
|20.||Solidus, Co-Founders launch JumpStart Foundry for seed-stage investing|
Organizer of micro-fund says group will review dozens of deals yearly and make an investment each month
By Milt Capps Updated 9:42 p.m. / Published Wednesday, March 10, 2010 12:35 pm
|21.||Executive Comments Endorsments|
Published Friday, January 7, 2005 12:49 pm
|22.||'Educating the money' may be answer to diversifying Nashville techventures|
[EMIDS update Dec. 5, 2013] Maybe it's time to focus on something more than our reported shortage of coders
By Milt Capps updated Dec. 5, 2013 / Published Tuesday, May 8, 2012 10:17 am
|23.||Greater Nashville Venture Capital Association advances toward kickoff|
Nashville advocates prepare potentially unprecedented stimulus for expansion of the region's capital stack.
By Milt Capps - updated / Published Friday, October 13, 2023 2:32 pm
|24.||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
|25.||Pathfinder Therapeutics CEO is out|
Venture continues to scout capital, relying on federal grants to stay alive and hoping for a break
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 23, 2008 7:08 am
|26.||NEWSBITS Feb. 18, 2009|
NCN's latest investment... Luminetx startup possibly touched by SEC-accused Stanford Financial...Consensus Point and NHI get new officers... ORNL exec goes corporate... Stimulus roundup...
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, February 18, 2009 9:43 am
|27.||TNInvestco: Welcome to the 'Messy World' of Capitalism|
Airing of issues simmering beneath TNInvestco's surface has prompted a reprise of comments pro and con the program
By Milt Capps Updated 7:28 p.m. / Published Monday, March 14, 2011 8:38 am
|28.||UPDATE: Pathfinder Therapeutics is back on the money trail|
Making scientific discoveries that can survive the punishing path toward the market is hard enough. Now that the FDA has approved marketing that could save liver-cancer patients' lives, Pathfinder Therapeutics hopes local investors and the State of Tennessee can lend a hand. But, they're not holding their breath.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, May 20, 2008 1:48 pm
|29.||Angel-backed Chattanooga Renaissance Fund launches|
Brock of FourBridges joins XMi-linked Lupton executive in finishing-out Chattanooga early-stage infrastructure
By Milt Capps Updated 5:45 p.m. / Published Tuesday, March 15, 2011 9:56 am
|30.||Nashville pioneer Pathfinder Technologies moving to sell to Analogic|
After a decade widening Nashville's lifesciences entrepreneurship, a strategic move.
Milt Capps edits 10:07 a.m. Oct. 4, 2014 / Published Friday, October 3, 2014 3:00 pm
|31.||Haslam Admin asks GenAssembly for Angel Tax Credit to mobilize early-stage investors and energize Tennessee 'Angel ecosystem'|
[updated] ECD Commissioner Randy Boyd expresses strong support for bill enrolled this week.
Milt Capps updated 14 April 2016 0721 / Published Friday, January 15, 2016 4:15 pm
|32.||Forming priorities, Mayor Barry engages Nashville entrepreneurs, creatives|
[updated] Nashville's first woman as Mayor eyes opportunities, five months into her term.
Milt Capps updated 28 February 2016 / Published Thursday, February 25, 2016 10:15 am
|33.||Digital Reasoning Systems secures $24MM GS + Credit Suisse NEXT capital|
DRS's passage via the New York City Fintech accelerator was apparently right step.
Press release / Published Thursday, October 9, 2014 11:55 am
|34.||Capital Confirmation reports bank mandates, growth surge|
Major banks and accounting firms are mandating use of Brentwood company's technology
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 21, 2009 4:53 am
|35.||Booker: CapitalTN aiming to improve Tennessee PE/VC investor ecosystem|
Group working from Nashville EC plans to draw more investors in from the sidelines.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:00 am
|36.||Inova Payroll gets $1MM bump from CRF, Nashville Angels|
Farsheed Ferdowsi updates us on the raise he saw coming in VNC's earlier story
By Milt Capps Updated 12:25 p.m. / Published Thursday, July 7, 2011 11:13 am
|37.||Jumpstart class arrives in a cloud of dust, as Gatto cooks-up Angel move|
As entrepreneurial tide keeps rising, accelerators and Angels test their wings
By Milt Capps updated 1:58 p.m. / Published Thursday, May 3, 2012 10:10 am
|38.||Board of directors update for Nashville Technology Council|
18-year-old trade group updates its governing roster.
Adapted from NTC press release / Published Monday, July 10, 2017 7:12 am
|39.||BreatheAmerica B-round hits $22MM with Essex Woodlands in lead|
A veteran healthcare entrepreneur takes another stride toward scaling-up his venture.
VNC Staff updated Sept. 6, 2011 / Published Thursday, September 1, 2011 9:09 am
|40.||Venture Notes - November 17, 2022|
15 bulleted updates on deals, funds, leaders and innovation in Tennessee.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 17, 2022 5:15 pm
|41.||Gambit: E-mail player Emma sees NCN, Square1 capital as bridge to future|
Iconic Nashville tech company seems to be plumping for a strategic move
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 8, 2015 8:30 am
|42.||Wealth Access SaaS startup targets high net-worth clients and their advisors|
[updated] High Net Worth (HNW) individuals and their data-buried advisors are targeted
By Milt Capps updated Sept. 25, 2015 / Published Sunday, February 5, 2012 2:38 pm
|43.||Pathfinder's Stefansic comments on Nashville leverage, challenges|
Quiet figure behind the scenes of a Vanderbilt-spawned startup steps forward with observations and appreciation
By Milt Capps Last updated 9:52 a.m. Feb. 9, 2010 / Published Monday, February 8, 2010 11:05 am
|44.||'We are Music City' Entrepreneur Campaign launches|
[Updated] The Nashville Area Chamber and its allies are unleashing an Entrepreneur Center, brand and marketing campaign
By Milt Capps Updated 10:20 a.m., Sept. 26, 2009 / Published Wednesday, September 23, 2009 1:49 pm
|45.||Healthier NTC will refocus on venture ties and serving Nashville region|
With regional ambitions and a foundation restored, Fetherling assumes NTC command from Costantine
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, November 12, 2008 8:10 am
|46.||NEWSBITS, Feb. 11, 2010|
Carried-interest threat to VCs' takehome..VU on entrepreneurship..Microloans in the Boro..Solar investment and more...
By Milt Capps Updated 4:40 p.m. / Published Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:38 pm
|47.||Angels on Safari: Gatto, Burcham target startups via Selous Venture Society|
Collaboration leverages VC Solidus, Jumpstart, CapitalTN and other allies
Milt Capps updated 7:56 p.m. 26 June / Published Wednesday, June 25, 2014 2:21 pm
|48.||Skoodat raising $3MM for assault on ed-tech sector leader|
Nashville Angels and TNInvestco winner among targets of much-touted Nooga startup
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 16, 2009 11:18 am
|49.||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
|50.||McWhorter sets Entrepreneur Center diligence,|
mulls accelerators, capital links, other ideas
All program offerings are to be subjected to diligence befitting the next EC phase.
Milt Capps edits 4:13 pm / Published Monday, April 6, 2015 3:30 pm
|51.||No leg-up? TCRS pension-assets 'Set-aside' for TN firms uncertain|
Chief Investment Officer Michael Brakebill reiterates his open-door policy
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 13, 2013 6:44 am
|52.||TTDC predicts venture-cap program will be 'over-subscribed'|
There may be fences to mend, but now it's time for the state's VCs to Cowboy Up and make a move
By Milt Capps Last Updated July 17 10:40 a.m. / Published Thursday, July 16, 2009 3:13 pm
|53.||FourBridges exec: More insurers would invest if TNInvestco reopens|
Some believe the General Assembly should next move to increase the TNInvestco pot to $200 million
By Milt Capps Last Updaed 2:23 p.m. / Published Friday, January 15, 2010 10:29 am
|54.||FourBridges exec: More insurers would invest if TNInvestco reopens|
Some believe the General Assembly should next move to increase the TNInvestco pot to $200 million
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, January 15, 2010 10:28 am
|55.||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
|56.||VCs form industry consortium, as TNInvestco nears kickoff|
Those who would be fund managers in the state's new program are taking a close look at the groundrules and the competition
By Milt Capps Last updated 12:16 PM, July 28 / Published Monday, July 27, 2009 7:25 am
|57.||Venture Notes 14 July 2016|
[updated] A baker's dozen oughta-reads on startups and capital from around the state.
Milt Capps updated 18 July 2016 1403 / Published Thursday, July 14, 2016 5:30 pm
|58.||NEWSBITS, Feb. 8, 2010|
Gen. Assembly gets Film bill..CredenceHealth..Busy Debut exec..M&A panel..Burch firm partners..Hedge fund operator..HMS, Bondware appointments..
By Milt Capps Last Updated March 5, 2010 (HMS item) / Published Monday, February 8, 2010 1:46 pm
|59.||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
|60.||NewsBits, February 22, 2011|
New ECD appointee, TNInvestco clone idea, updates on Silicon Ranch, JumpStart, Bizen, entrepreneurship and much more
By Milt Capps Updated 11:01 a.m. / Published Tuesday, February 22, 2011 7:23 am
|61.||NewsBits, June 6, 2011|
East TN developments... Entrepreneur Center rebrands Future 50, Nashville 'on the edge' and news roundup.
By Milt Capps Updated June 6, 2011, 9:25 p.m. / Published Sunday, June 5, 2011 4:31 pm