|1.||Noted: Claritas Capital reports $10 MM raised so far in 2 funds|
Claritas has been broadening its footprint in a number of ways, not content to be just another regional VC. But, no details.
By VNC Staff Updated 4:26 p.m. / Published Thursday, September 1, 2011 3:09 pm
|2.||Claritas-backed Pace Investment makes acquisition in Payments sector|
A veteran of Massey Burch and iPayment is in the mix as Claritas and Pace push payments rollup venture
By Milt Capps Last updated 6:09 p.m. Nov. 17, 2009 / Published Wednesday, October 28, 2009 11:21 am
|3.||Claritas Cornerstone Fund likely to invest in 4 to 6 more companies|
[updated] Firm's investor-relations director sees great opportunity, great lifestyle in Nashville area.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, June 20, 2017 4:35 pm
|4.||Claritas Capital-backed PGT entrant Genomind pursues $13MM capraise|
[Updated] Nashville VC continues building its healthcare portfolio.
Milt Capps Updated 8 Feb 2017 / Published Friday, November 6, 2015 1:30 pm
|5.||Claritas Capital invests in Entrada Healthcare, eyes EHRs|
Rebranded company attempts to leverage its transcription track-record to provide gateway to increasingly common e-health records
By Milt Capps Updated 7:47 p.m., April 4, 2010 / Published Friday, March 12, 2010 2:26 pm
|6.||Strength in numbers: Claritas Capital wants more VCs in Nashville's early-stage deals|
Claritas appreciates recognition for its early-stage investing, but the Nashville VC wants more Tennessee funds to join the party
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 2, 2008 6:42 am
|7.||Rosen's Atiba creates SLK Digital for acquisitions, starting with FiledBy|
An entrepreneur and sometime Angel eases into the Web-media acquisitions mode
By Milt Capps Updated 1:17 p.m. 19 December 2011 / Published Sunday, December 18, 2011 6:52 pm
|8.||Claritas Capital: Montgomery is now resident entrepreneur|
Digital branding and marketing pioneer will help herd dealflow, counsel startups and lend hand at raising funds
By Milt Capps Last updated 3:11 p.m. / Published Monday, March 1, 2010 8:53 am
|9.||Briefly: edo Interactive files for $8MM private placement|
Early-stage gift-card provider may be building warchest for aggressive rollout in Southeast
By Milt Capps Last Updated 9:05 a.m. June 13, 2009 / Published Friday, June 12, 2009 1:38 pm
|10.||UPDATE: Claritas-backed StudioNow a startup again, leaves AOL fold|
[updated] StudioNow fundraising again, years after being bought by AOL
By Milt Capps Updated 20 August 2014 / Published Monday, January 25, 2010 8:02 am
|11.||TwelveStone Health Partners aims to connect acute-, post-acute worlds|
[updated] Company's $3.35MM capital infusion from Claritas Capital to help expand footprint and advance technology.
Milt Capps updated July 24, 2018 / Published Tuesday, June 20, 2017 5:00 pm
|12.||Claritas Capital invests alongside Emerald Plus ally in Web3.0-M&E|
Claritas busy with SEC filings and stealthy moves to build new portfolio with 'cultural relevance', and market potential.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, February 2, 2023 2:46 pm
|13.||Venture Notes -- July 16, 2019|
Updated: Moneytree report from PwC and CBInsights is out, plus we have field notes on TN and Opportunity Zones.
By Milt Capps update January 22, 2020 / Published Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:07 pm
|14.||Venture Notes, March 26, 2010|
A Nashville MoonPie? Plus, a Claritas exec on i-couponing and Innova walks away from an interesting technology
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 26, 2010 11:54 am
|15.||Nashville Techies continually monitored by investors|
Developers may think they're only toiling in obscurity, but they may well be under the observant eye of local VCs and Angels
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 5, 2010 7:01 am
|16.||EDO Interactive in $20MM deal, expands in Chicago|
EDO Interactive proves it can keep raking-in the venture bucks. No word on how much will go to marketing and how much, if any, is for recap.
Staff / Published Monday, August 1, 2011 11:20 am
|17.||Local investors said acquiring Nashville exec-search business|
as Salt Lake firm drops Nashville from Tech-city list
[Updated] Veteran Nashville search entrepreneur said to be among new owners.
Milt Capps updated 8 January 2016 / Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015 2:45 pm
|18.||'Voodoo venture valuations', other truths told at Forum|
Hopes fired, worst fears confirmed in latest iteration of the art form known as venture panels
By Milt Capps Last updated 1:54 p.m. / Published Tuesday, December 8, 2009 10:35 am
|19.||Newsbits, Feb. 24, 2010|
Co-founders of TNInvestco TriStar head out to share wisdom with colleagues in New Orleans, while a local entrepreneur may've taken-up residence at Claritas...
By Milt Capps Last updated 4:10 p.m. Feb. 25, 2010 / Published Wednesday, February 24, 2010 3:10 pm
|20.||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
|21.||Entrada ramps-up marketing, products with B-round capital infusion|
[Sale updated] Early-stage company has room for further capital recruitment, as it aims to leverage rising interest in electronic health records-related technology
By Milt Capps Updated 12 April 2017 / Published Tuesday, August 9, 2011 9:40 am
|22.||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
|23.||FOH&BOH: Nashvillians raise capital to soothe global Hospitality painpoint|
VC led signal raise, now founders map a Seed-plus + Series A to take turnover solution to market.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 2, 2019 4:45 pm
|24.||Resource: TNInvestco briefing registrants|
Some are shoppers, some are bidders, some are there to keep an eye on others...and some are committed to vying for TNInvestco certification
Last Updated 2:21 p.m., Aug. 14, 2009 / Published Friday, August 14, 2009 9:31 am
|25.||StudioNow spinning-out Octerra marcom startup, conference debut ahead|
[updated] 12 years into the mission, six years after leaving AOL, team has been prepping its next move for months.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 16, 2019 3:53 pm
|26.||TNInvestco: 'Creativity incredible' among interested firms|
[Updated] With the VC filing deadline just 13 days away, one administrator of the state's new capital-formation program is impressed with the calibre of prospective fund managers
By Milt Capps Last updated 2:58 p.m. Sept. 17 / Published Monday, September 14, 2009 8:03 am
|27.||Venture Notes - January 16, 2020|
13 new capital moves by Pharos, Relode, Blueprint, Curex, Claritas, and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:00 am
|28.||$5MM E-Dough: Edo Interactive re-loads with local VCs|
Fresh capital and guerrilla marketing help Nashville firm catch the Gen Y wave, as bigger players wade into the space
Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 6, 2008 3:49 am
|29.||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
|30.||Local FiledBy startup asks authors to claim 1.8 million webpages|
Former Ingram exec aims to enable authors to market their goods independently
By Milt Capps UPDATED 2:22 PM / Published Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:41 pm
|31.||ISO Capital: Dobie Media sets next capital raise for EvieSays|
In a crowded field, Nashville startup is relying on strategy of providing 'free' content to customers among old media
By Milt Capps Last updated March 12, 2012 / Published Monday, December 21, 2009 12:22 pm
|32.||Venture Notes - 22 January 2018|
17 updates ranging from Fintech, Soccer and Patient warming, to new platforms, VCs and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 22, 2018 4:30 pm
|33.||VC-backed former Ingram exec launches online business|
Entrepreneur's new company means fresh links between Nashville and the Creatives
Milt Capps Update 10:55 a.m. / Published Wednesday, December 17, 2008 10:37 am
|34.||Entrepreneur Jane Allen to be CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center|
New CEO will rely on a lawyerly eye and entrepreneurial chops as she begins fresh assessment of the EC.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:03 pm
|35.||Venture Notes - 22 July 2021|
Opry Entertainment exec eyes YUDU, Shore Cap, Wellview, Martin Ventures, ProCredEx, NOFs and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 22, 2021 3:03 pm
|36.||Venture Notes - August 3, 2020|
Digital Reasoning board said to devise M&A process, Bartholomew-Fox raise capital, hi-tech bicycle venture advances, and more here.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 3, 2020 3:25 pm
|37.||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
|38.||'Populr' decision: Bullpen Ventures corrals CentreSource's Nick Holland|
The first young bull into the chute is driving a venture that could benefit a startup, an accelerator and the EC
By Milt Capps updated 10:55 a.m. / Published Monday, December 19, 2011 9:05 am
|39.||Cybera trims sails to remain on-course|
[Sale update] VC-supported venture promises new products, more allies and net hiring
Milt Capps Updated Sept. 16, 2015 / Published Sunday, October 19, 2008 3:43 pm
|40.||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
|41.||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
|42.||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
|43.||Venture Notes - May 19, 2021|
Couple-dozen bulletins on spacs, letter rounds, startups, innovators, execs in motion, resources from around the ecosystem
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:29 pm
|44.||Venture Notes - June 30, 2021|
Two-dozen+ venture newcomers, startups, capraises, investments in CREtech, Fintech, Edtech, Healthtech, and more.
By Milt Capps updated / Published Wednesday, June 30, 2021 7:45 am
|45.||VC-backed StudioNow adding capital, clients and creativity|
In the virtual Arms Race to add video as part of companies' online presence, StudioNow is staying atop the wave, thanks to steady flows of capital
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, August 5, 2009 8:49 am
|46.||Venture Notes - 12 April 2016|
This roundup features Amplion, HCCA, CouncilCapital, John Murdock, Joe Kustelski, Proton and more.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:15 pm
|47.||Venture Notes - February 8, 2016|
[updated] Raises by SertintyONE, Lincor, MedPass and others updated here.
Milt Capps updated 3 May 2016 / Published Monday, February 8, 2016 5:15 pm
|48.||Tennessee VCs worry they'll be crowded-out of state pension investments|
Overseers look for 'best proposals', VCs press case for homegrown jobs and investment, while FONCE uncertainty continues
Milt Capps / Published Friday, September 19, 2008 9:21 am
|49.||NEWSBITS, March 30, 2010|
EMMA.. HMS Tech hire.. Lodge helps for-profits ..Noro and Chrysalis announce staffing ..PerfectServe ..IMI Health and more..
By Milt Capps Updated 2:37 p.m. / Published Tuesday, March 30, 2010 1:57 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.||Digital ventures: NEC & Music City allies strike a match|
In Nashville's highly charged entrepreneurial atmosphere, this partnership aims to create both heat and light
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:21 am
|52.||Mobile: EnhanceWorks eyes capraises for Expo totaling $2.0MM-3.5MM|
Charlie Corts executes on convertibles, ahead of larger round.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015 2:45 pm
|53.||Venture Nashville Calendar Update|
Nashville and Tennessee are quickly becoming year-round innovation venues, as this sampling of events makes clear
By Milt Capps Last updated Mon., April 5, 2010 12:11 p.m. / Published Saturday, April 3, 2010 5:39 pm
|54.||Venture Notes - July 14, 2021|
VU-propelled startup, AI for VC, MB Ventures, Claritas, Harbert, McWhorter, lifesci fund, ed tech, SBIR, and more...
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 14, 2021 5:15 pm
|55.||Khosla-backed Brentwood youth takes Strut to SiValley,|
yet thinks Nashville could become a true 'startup hub'
[updated] 20-year-old entrepreneur surrounded by quite a roster of investors, advisors
Milt Capps Updated 14 August 2016 / Published Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:22 pm
|56.||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
|57.||DMA taps Buffkin Group to find CEO to face Digital Era|
Local executive recruiter gets high-profile challenge to secure leader for major trade association serving half the Fortune 100
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 11, 2010 9:25 am
|58.||Deep Cuts: Songness discovers 'invisible' performers|
The man who briefly shared the reins at United Press International presses ahead with confidence in a very crowded field.
By Milt Capps Updated Dec. 23, 2010 8:29 a.m. / Published Monday, December 20, 2010 7:25 am
|59.||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
|60.||Local advisors: Punching Nun's Cecconi has advised 25+ portfolio companies|
Her competitive spirit was partly honed by being a standout player in competitive sports.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 5, 2018 12:15 pm
|61.||TwelveStone Health Partners to create techco,|
raise venture capital, add JVs and M&A deals
[updated] After sales of specialty pharmacy and other assets to Fred's, Shane Reeves has 100% control.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 7, 2016 2:30 pm
|62.||Dobie Media adds Rick Blair; A-round to give EvieSays more to talk about|
He may not yet be a 'media wild-catter', but he's got real startup chops
By Milt Capps updated 11:41 a.m. / Published Tuesday, March 13, 2012 10:06 am
|63.||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
|64.||Tough Love: Local VCs and Silicon Valley|
consultant work separately to keep it real
Those who want to broaden entrepreneurship and those who control capital want entrepreneurs to view their businesses realistically
By Milt Capps - Corrected March 14, 2011 1:55 p.m. / Published Sunday, March 13, 2011 5:09 pm
|65.||Venture Notes - October 24, 2019|
A new healthtech spinout, capraises, M&A, people moves, advisors, key events and a couple dozen more nuggets.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:00 am
|66.||Video Venture -- Nashville's HouseLens positions for Series A raise|
[Update] Corporate IT technologist now CEO ultimately had to follow his passion for this startup
By Milt Capps updated 18 Feb. 2016 / Published Monday, June 16, 2014 1:18 pm
|67.||Venture Notes - 6 December 2017|
27 short takes on Venture developments statewide, from robots and healthcare, to hair dye and video security.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017 4:00 pm
|68.||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
|69.||Angels: NueCura MP eyes science-driven health-tech startups, sees Williamson County as likely hub for nextgen technologies|
[updated] Its Angel ranks could rise to 50 in 2016, and it may do a half-dozen deals.
Milt Capps updated Oct. 4, 2016 / Published Monday, December 28, 2015 5:00 pm
|70.||Venture Notes - December 2, 2021 |
Silicon Ranch, Claritas, Resolute, Innova and other PE/VC and corporate fundraising, plus news on two-dozen startups.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, December 2, 2021 12:32 pm
|71.||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
|72.||Update: SEC gives nod to Greg Daily's i3 Verticals IPO, NASDAQ listing|
[Updated] Veteran of Nashville payments scene inevitably has played his cards close to the vest.
By Milt Capps Updated 8 June 2019 0800 / Published Friday, May 25, 2018 5:01 pm
|73.||Kahootzz eyes capital raise to fuel 'opportunity engine'|
[Updated capraise] Nashville will be testbed for service matching users with opps to 'work, play, do good'
By Milt Capps Updated July 10, 2015 / Published Monday, August 1, 2011 7:59 am
|74.||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 28 June 2022 / Published Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:30 pm
|75.||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
|76.||Venture Notes - 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
|77.||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
|78.||Liquidity event: Passport Health deal shows power of health-revenue cycle|
Angels, VCs from near and far: Nashville gets a look inside another hot health technology sector, which some think will be driven by M&A activity for years to come.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, August 5, 2008 5:53 am
|79.||NEWSBITS May 26, 2009|
Jacobson's new digs, Universal Robotics' placement, WSJ taps local analysts, Solidus' stake, antitrust cautions and more...
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, May 26, 2009 10:22 am
|80.||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
|81.||Venture Notes - Sept. 21, 2020|
[Updated] A gamble, sure, but the Pandemic Vintage of startups, capraises + executive moves may rival any we've seen in the past decade.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 21, 2020 3:30 pm
|82.||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