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1.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

2.Deadline May 15 for startups seeking Knoxville's
Scripps Networks Interactive investment

VTC Whether you're a Coder or you've had a brainstorm about better living, check it out.
Published Tuesday, April 26, 2016 9:30 am

3.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

4.Capital on-tap, REZLI software platform serves
career needs of interactive gamers and others

VTC A Series B raise and full market entry are in prospect in 2016.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 16, 2015 2:00 pm

5.edo Interactive: $20MM Series E, Badran CEO, Braswell exec chairman
Venture-backed edo's new CEO is based in Chicago.
Press release - updated May 26, 2015 / Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:00 pm

6.Nashville's longer-term role as StartupBus destination not guaranteed
If Music City turns on charm, it could get a longer run as landing-spot for unique program.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 3, 2015 2:30 pm

7.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

8.PEOPLE: Cournoyer helms The Iron Yard - Nashville
70 techies have completed coding studies via Nashville's newest training entrant.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 17, 2016 3:45 pm

9.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

10.Nashville Entrepreneur Center gets project manager
Tech veteran of digital entertainment and online media is coordinating online resource center
By Milt Capps Last updated 7:50 p.m. / Published Wednesday, July 22, 2009 1:25 pm

11.VentureNotes 17 December 2015
TNInvestco, Bill Frist, Accolade, eClinic, Clayton Associates, Pharos Capital, Infusense, Celgentek and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, December 17, 2015 5:15 pm

12.Update: Nashville BLEON IoT startup names Interim CEO
Focus on revenue generation leads to shifting founder into full sales mode.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015 4:15 pm

13.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

14.Will Nashville technology community 'mushroom'?
Digital Nashville initiative believes it can make a difference in breeding community for folks in interactive media, streaming, design, other fields.
Milt Capps Update 12:16pm / Published Tuesday, July 15, 2008 11:44 am

15.Feb. 25: Design for America Co-founder Chung at VU School of Engineering
[updated] Trained as Engineer, school by Life in empathy as a key design ingredient for social good.
Milt Capps updated 27 Feb. 2016 / Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:30 pm

16.LogoGarden buys Whoosh! from Franktown creators; FCA takes $2MM stake
A time-tested business model and transplanted tech talent bode well for this startup
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, December 21, 2011 8:36 am

17.$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

18.Holland names Valentine as Centresource managing partner
[updated] 12-year-old interactive marketing and software company gets new chief.
Staff updated 16 Aug. 2016 / Published Tuesday, November 3, 2015 11:36 am

19.Nashville Tech Council wants more to 'Feel the Beat'
Last night's awards bash at the Schermerhorn drew nearly 400, but NTC CEO says it's a launch to build upon
By Milt Capps Last updated 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28, 2009 / Published Wednesday, October 28, 2009 10:08 am

20.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

21.Nashville Technology Council Awards for 2015 announced
NTC marks another year with competitive awards for excellence.
Staff / Published Friday, January 29, 2016 3:00 am

22.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

23.Fintech: Maxwell leads FINTOP II fund raise
[updated] FINTOP has drypowder from Fund I, expands team, likes what it sees in non-coastal dealflow.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 15, 2019 3:16 pm

24.People: Phil Gibbs' Disruption Lab hits the road to Chattanooga
[updated] Veteran entrepreneur and exec educator proves his story has wheels.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 12, 2015 4:45 pm

25.Next Awards 2016 finalists from Chamber, Entrepreneur Center
The annual Chamber, EC lists of competing entrants.
Submitted release / Published Friday, September 9, 2016 8:00 am

26.TNInvestcos-funded 'S2 Interactive' debuts at Musculoskeletal venture forum
Larry Foster's been nursing this idea for improving surgi-team proficiency for years; the iPad made it possible
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 26, 2011 10:58 am

27.People: JumpStart's Hendrickson pitched Nashville
for ReadWriteStart's tech-center spotlight

Nashville gets national pub when incubator staffer weighs-in with case for 'Never Mind the Valley'
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 7, 2011 7:53 am

28.'Mobile' startups targeted by incubator in Chattanooga
Pace of startup's investments will be determined by success of FFA round now underway
By Milt Capps Last updated 5:02 a.m. Dec. 8, 2008 / Published Monday, December 7, 2009 10:25 am

29.VC panelists: Entrepreneurs in good standing, please rise
They're still paid to invest wisely, but watch-out for VCs wearing neckties. Yesterday's NCN panel provided depth for current outlook
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 29, 2008 11:03 am

30.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

31.$40MM in 'lumps': PassAlong demise spurs entrepreneur onward
Dave Jaworski has his hands in at least three new ventures, and is out on the money trail again, undeterred
By Milt Capps Sept. 28, 2009 5:29 p.m. / Published Wednesday, September 23, 2009 1:49 pm

32.OverDog sale rumor afloat, some announcement said imminent
[Sale confirmed] New money, strategic inflection, or much hubbub about nothing? Time will tell.
Milt Capps 3:38pm 9 May 2016 / Published Friday, April 29, 2016 3:00 pm

33.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

34.Project Music Showcase: EarIQ leverages IP, charts B2Consumer push
Imminent Seed-raise push driven by twin-pronged strategy.
Milt Capps updated 27 April 2015 / Published Thursday, April 23, 2015 8:45 am

35.LaunchTN 36|86 Announces "Village 36" for event June 6-7 in Nashville
adapted from submitted release / Published Thursday, April 28, 2016 6:00 pm

36.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

37.2016 Next Awards by Nashville Chamber, Entrepreneur Center
Here they are for 2016.
adapted from submitted release / Published Friday, November 18, 2016 7:07 am

38.Northstar: Jumpstart Foundry event 22 August to be live-streamed
For the first time, the annual Jumpstart Foundry pitch session is to be live-streamed
Submitted press release / Published Wednesday, August 14, 2013 9:16 am

39.NEWSBITS, March 18, 2010
Education Networks..StudioNow..Biotechies...Scripps Interactive..Aegis Health... VU's science reports, and more..
By Milt Capps Last updated 6:52 p.m. / Published Thursday, March 18, 2010 12:19 pm

40.Nashville EC's BunkerLabs, Veteran Entrepreneur Society gather Jan. 21
[updated] Current and former military personnel are invited to form-up Thursday at the EC.
Milt Capps updated 25 February 2016 / Published Monday, January 18, 2016 1:00 pm

41.TN Sports-wagering startup WAGR's $12MM raise a launch harbinger?
A legislative initiative may be paying-off in both tech-startup entrepreneurship and tax revenue.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 10, 2022 2:47 pm

42.Feb. 13 event: Nashville+TN financial-tech accelerator options
ADDED Speaker - An unprecedented program designed to illuminate opportunities.
Staff / Published Tuesday, February 10, 2015 5:00 am

43.HealthStream faces another round of challenges
HealthStream analyst asks when company will 'get legs', while reinforced management team seeks fresh traction to integrate the company
Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 28, 2008 6:33 am

44.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

45.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

46.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

47.Brainwave Studios seeks $3MM jolt for Franktown Rocks
Online startup previously won $1.2MM from friends and family to marry kids, music and education
By Milt Capps Last updated 7:01 p.m. / Published Monday, November 30, 2009 1:34 pm

48.Music Startup resource? Insights into Music Consumers
Music is awash in data, but this product of a partnership shows value-add potential.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, July 22, 2016 3:00 pm

49.Video-content monetizer GameWisp raised $843K, has runway to Series A
[updated] Two Vanderbilt alumni target celeb-streamers who seek shares in 200MM fan universe.
Milt Capps updated / Published Friday, February 5, 2016 1:00 pm

50.Overdog sale was assets deal; buyer Odd Networks mulls capraise
New York-based principals shed a bit more light on the deal and its origins.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 16, 2016 10:30 am

51.NEC's Project Music & Entertainment inducts 14 teams for latest cohort
Four teams based in Tennessee, plus businesses from Canada, Illinois, Boston and elsewhere get the nod.
By VNC Staff / Published Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:55 pm

52.Tom Bancroft sees Pencilish Animation Studios as industry disruptor
Franklin-based veteran of Walt Disney has passion for creating path for direct investment in Animation business.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, April 2, 2021 5:00 pm

53.Nashville tech ventures to pitch at Southeast Venture Conference
Two very different enterprises - Uloop and Pathfinder Therapeutics - are on the money trail, once again
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, January 28, 2009 7:36 am

54.ConduIT's eDoc4u describes rampant growth
Hospitals looking for greater revenue as elected procedures drop are helping propell health-portal revenue
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 30, 2009 9:44 am

55.Nashville entrepreneur 'Finagles' way to Internet Summit
'Disruptive' is still a magic word, and this innovator aims to give advertising a sharp tweak
By Milt Capps Last updated 6:19 p.m. Nov. 17, 2009 / Published Tuesday, November 17, 2009 1:03 pm

56.PassAlong dies, Jaworski lives, Bandbox bets on boom
As Nashville's startup ecosystem matures, wisdom from failures nourishes new digital ventures
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 1, 2009 1:41 pm

57.Assets of Franklin-based StyleNet.com acquired by Co-Founder Reader
A decade since inception, co-founder again has control and a broader vision.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 11, 2015 2:15 pm

58.Still scouting Nashville: Kathy Harris heads M&A for Sharecare;
one VC dubs the startup the nation's 'next-gen WebMD'

This startup has ties to Discovery Communications, which bought a Nashville tech venture in 2006
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, December 21, 2011 8:36 am

59.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

60.Chattanooga's healthcare accelerator entrants enter homestretch
Eight teams are enrolled in the Erlanger-Unum-CoLab HealthTech Accelerator.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 22, 2019 2:30 pm

61.Atiba adds Cabedge Design team led by Chris Blanz
Award-winning Blanz brings added depth to Atiba's user-experience portfolio
By Milt Capps updated May 24, 2012 8:45 a.m. / Published Tuesday, January 17, 2012 8:35 am

62.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

63.A-Round: Frazer's Cicayda tech startup emerging into Nashville sunlight
[Updated] Law-tethered entrepreneur thinks e-discovery vein is far from mined-out
By Milt Capps corrected 11:29 a.m. / Published Wednesday, May 2, 2012 7:22 am

64.Update: Glow Motion Technologies at $5MM rev, mulls capital, partnerships
From nightclub owners to fan-activation entrepreneurs, an inflection point may be close.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, September 22, 2016 2:32 pm

65.NewBits, March 14, 2011
The fate of Nashville Medical Trade Center.. a new venture from Cromwell & Schmisseur.. a beta invitation.. and much more here.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 14, 2011 8:38 am

66.Moontoast launches $6MM equity-capital raise
[Updated] Martin Companies leads round, Boston-based CEO says startup is getting traction
By Milt Capps updated 24 Oct. 2014 / Published Thursday, December 22, 2011 11:51 am

67.Mainsail Group capraise funds contract-marketing, alt-revenue startup
Initially targeting health systems, startup is advised by Harpeth Capital.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:27 am

68.BeachyApp: Nashville's Beach Chairs pursues $2MM Angel raise
Entrepreneurs have their eyes on the prize, and future investment in other startups.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 31, 2016 9:15 am

69.HouseLens in talks with strategics amid $2MM capraise
[updated] Management hopes local money will help deeply root company long-term in Nashville.
Milt Capps updated 9 March 2020 / Published Friday, July 22, 2016 1:12 pm

70.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

71.36|86: Village 36 startup presenters
LaunchTN has described each of the startup's presenting during 36|86, reprinted here.
Reprinted / Published Sunday, May 24, 2015 1:28 pm

72.Nashville-based CrowdVest.co investment-target website cranks up
Regulatory changes spawn new entrants, one of which plants flag in Nashville.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:16 pm

73.Angels: Crom Carmichael will 'restock pond' after some 2012 venture exits
[Updated 7 December 2013] Angel sees numerous exits ahead from among more on the 25 companies already in his portfolio
By Milt Capps Updated 7 December 2013 / Published Tuesday, September 6, 2011 9:43 am

74.'Proudly capitalist' Jumpstart Foundry unfurls
plan for its U.S. and regional ascendancy

JSF co-founder Vic Gatto leaves little to imagination in describing JSF's bigtime stride.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 25, 2014 10:15 am

75.'Proudly capitalist' Jumpstart Foundry unfurls
plan for its U.S. and regional ascendancy

JSF co-founder Vic Gatto leaves little to imagination in describing JSF's bigtime stride.
Milt Capps / Published Saturday, August 23, 2014 2:14 pm

76.Marcom: Snell's Gyrosity eyes capital raise and Crosshair spin-out
[updated] Not long out of Belmont University, young entrepreneur envisions string of ventures.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 1, 2017 10:00 am

77.Populr's progress attracts potential bidders,
creates fork in road for Nick Holland

UPDATED Entrepreneur aims to win; 'location thing' often a problem when Coastal VCs chat.
Milt Capps updated 28 April 2015 / Published Monday, October 20, 2014 12:30 pm

78.TuLook Exchange eyes $1MM Seedcap for hyperlocal sharing platform
Nashville startup has scenario for Seed and for a series of letter-rounds.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:21 pm

79.Duthie sells e-learning biz to May's bytes of knowledge
UPDATED A long-standing friendship, economic pressure and the vagaries of family business are among factors cited in the sale.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 14, 2009 8:03 am

80.Nashville: INVEST-TN Sept. 18 spotlights C-level execs
addressing critical business issues, updating companies' stories

Yahoo! Finance Columnist Michael Santoli, entrepreneur Tod Fetherling among speakers
Published Sunday, September 7, 2014 12:45 pm

81.ORNL's Ballard joins PYA, hands-off portfolio to scientist Roberto
Veteran emissary to institutions' stakeholders and allies is re-potting himself after a 41-year-career
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 31, 2011 6:40 am

82.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

83.Update: FinTech accelerator initiative in Nashville+Tennessee
The path ahead hasn't been charted, but it seems FinTech advocates are still pursuing the idea.
Milt Capps updated 6 April 2015 / Published Monday, March 16, 2015 10:30 am

84.Internet of Things: BKON Connect tacks toward Seed and Series A raises
[update] The vast potential of the global IoT market has many players in a virtual land rush.
Milt Capps updated 2 Nov. 2015 1041 / Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015 4:15 pm

85.Jim Phillips CEO of relaunched XMI backed by Engelbrecht's SCI of Evansville
[updated] Former XMi executive holds minority stake, in wake of entrepreneur Shmerling's peel-off.
Milt Capps updated 4:55pm 2 May 2017 / Published Tuesday, May 2, 2017 9:56 am

86.New owner TJ Wilt pushes Cumberland Transit along e-commerce trail
There's a venture element to extending the life and footprint of iconic Nashville businesses.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 21, 2013 7:07 pm

87.Fetherling joins Moore in rebranded Stratasan startup;
Nashville Tech Council CEO search makes strides, says Sloan

Strategic allies will include marketing, PR and healthcare strategy firms, among others
By Milt Capps Updated 5:00 p.m. / Published Saturday, July 2, 2011 3:27 pm

88.Bouncing Ideas: VU prof takes 'non-trivial' science to Microsoft
Preparing for a visit to Mount Microsoft, this VU Engineering scientist shares his thoughts about his low-profile work in an area some others think could provide further energy for the Big Bang in video-on-demand. Given a glimpse of the findings, one local entrepreneur doesn't find it 'trivial', at all.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, June 6, 2008 8:24 am

89.Hurdl Enterprises $1.8MM Seed raise afoot for direct-fan marketing
[updated] Seed closes at $2.5MM. Entrepreneur hopes to root company with Nashville capital.
Milt Capps updated 13 June 2017 / Published Thursday, September 22, 2016 2:45 pm

90.Civic engagement: iCitizen adds mathematicians,
CS experts to advance political transparency

CEO sees recruitment of scholars dedicated to citizenship as 'big win'.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, May 12, 2015 9:15 am

91.McQuigg tweaks management at ConnectivHealth
Facing waves of technologies and possible future M&A deals, this venture-backed organization gets a tuneup
Milt Capps UPDATED Oct. 6, 2008 0749 / Published Sunday, October 5, 2008 3:32 pm

92.QuickTake: Will the Google algorithm like your content?
Think it's 'Much Ado' about nothing? Sorry, the jury's not really 'out' regarding the importance of original content
By Milt Capps updated 11:39 a.m. / Published Monday, February 14, 2011 7:58 am

93.HealthDataSource unveils advisors for health data startup
Latest health data entry aims to help providers determine demand for services and facilities.
By Milt Capps / Published Sunday, December 19, 2010 11:21 am

94.Apple Inc. approves Nashville techies' iPhone game
Serial entrepreneurs, age 30 and 31, have succeeded in getting the nod from the iPhone App Store for a game they'd like to think could be a 'Big Win' for Nashville
By Milt Capps Updated 12:42 p.m. June 9, 2009 / Published Tuesday, June 9, 2009 11:18 am

95.'Growth advisor' Campbell stays close to the money
Native daughter turns drive and contacts into a series of healthcare-oriented ventures
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 9, 2009 2:03 pm

96.Emma 'always hungry' for talent, sails past $8MM
No cold feet at Emma, as company embraces higher-touch services and continues growing its workforce in Davidson County
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, November 19, 2008 9:12 pm

97.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

98.Diversity: Nashville Entrepreneur Center to add Entrepreneur in Residence
[Updated] In alliance with Code2040, Kauffman Foundation and others, the EC pushes forward.
Milt Capps Update issued March 12, 2016 / Published Friday, March 11, 2016 3:51 pm

99.HealthTech: Stratasan sharpens messages ahead of capital-raise decision
With products defined, this startup aims to cut through the 'Big Data' hype.
Milt Capps update 9:15 a.m. / Published Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:00 am

100.Maptic eyes capital raise for mapping, analytics platform
targeting the Consumer Packaged Goods industry

CEO Hulsey outlines steps toward market and investors.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 3, 2017 8:45 am

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