|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