|1.||Strategics: Nashville's Emma invests in New Zealanders|
Rapidly growing e-mail campaigner buys into firm with messaging savvy and its own budding international following
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 20, 2009 1:48 pm
|2.||Emma bulks-up further with SaaS industry-veteran CFO, CRO hires|
[Updated] With a blue-ribbon team aboard, the company could soon be ready for any exit option.
Staff Updated 10 Oct. 2017 / Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016 9:33 am
|3.||Emma's Smith preps for 2012 push; Weaver focuses on RoundingWell startup|
Veterans of one of Nashville's earliest digital startups set higher goals, and one sets-off for a new challenge
By Milt Capps updated Jan. 9, 2015 / Published Monday, December 5, 2011 11:54 am
|4.||New board member McCormick sees Emma's|
upside prospects and its requirements
[Updated] Advisor says Emma needs more people who have accelerated growth to and beyond $100MM sales.
Milt Capps updated Oct. 12, 2016 / Published Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:45 pm
|5.||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
|6.||Will Emma's discipline attract partner who shares Nashville commitment?|
IPO, private equity, regardless of the course, there may be a way to preserve the vision.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:45 pm
|7.||Nashville Technology Council 2013 Awards|
The votes are in for the 2013 NTC Awards!
Published Thursday, January 30, 2014 10:00 pm
|8.||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
|9.||RSVP: At Emma Bistro, Digital Nashville targets online consumer behavior|
Techie-oriented nonprofit rolls-out its second mixer in the past ten months.
Staff / Published Monday, August 17, 2015 3:01 pm
|10.||Venture Notes - 12 October 2016|
Rumors of a sale, new hand at Emma, Martin Ventures bet, and more.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016 5:44 pm
|11.||Smithwick-Weaver prep RoundingWell for provider-patient engagement market|
Tech entrepreneurs tackle the healthcare engagement knot from a different angle
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, June 25, 2012 8:25 am
|12.||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
|13.||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
|14.||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
|15.||Nashville Angels bless Kindful, as it eyes|
tech acquisition and Blackbaud market share
Series A Updated - Jeremy Bolls' startup goes after one of the biggest players' share, but not 'just to make a buck'
Milt Capps updated Oct. 19, 2016 / Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014 2:06 pm
|16.||Venture Notes - 8 June 2017|
Dart Music bankruptcy buyers step up, startup, PE and Fund news, and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:45 pm
|17.||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
|18.||Startup: Arcivr finds Nashville Tech talent issue manageable, sets 2.0 launch|
Founder doesn't need a lot of help with staff or funding, but seems to know where to find both.
Milt Capps edit 12:05 p.m. / Published Friday, September 19, 2014 11:15 am
|19.||HCTec Partners taps former UL/PureSafety chief Bill Grana as President|
Entrepreneur and investor seems Nashville momentum growing, despite traffic and other concerns.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 13, 2017 4:00 pm
|20.||Whitney: NV techies should 'think', not just 'follow'|
Entrepreneur says local tech community has 'a lot to prove', before access to venture capital improves
By Milt Capps Updated 4:03 p.m. / Published Thursday, October 22, 2009 11:52 am
|21.||RoundingWell capraise decision ahead for workflow orchestration platform|
Care management tech company has new customers for repointed platform, mulls priced round guided by advisor.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, May 7, 2021 1:15 pm
|22.||First startup taking TN for-profit benefit option is Style-oriented|
A stream of for-profit benefit corp filings may flow toward State window that opened earlier today.
Milt Capps edit 10:52a.m. / Published Monday, January 4, 2016 10:30 am
|23.||Venture Notes - June 13, 2018|
Capital raises by SportsSense, 7 Springs, Branch Technology, Ambition, Freightwaves and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018 5:00 pm
|24.||Noted: Bootstrap Nashville 2015 plans under review|
Bootstrapping event may be about to get a reboot.
Milt Capps - edited 7:10 pm / Published Monday, April 13, 2015 4:06 pm
|25.||Beachy CEO vows to keep finger off cap-raise trigger until late 2020|
Mergers and acquisitions requirements likely to factor into decision on another raise by autumn 2020.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 27, 2020 3:15 pm
|26.||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
|27.||Entrepreneurship: Nashville's dueling Venture events create quandary|
Bootstrapping or pitching Investors? Simultaneous March 31 events may force entrepreneurs to set their learning priorities
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 27, 2009 1:12 pm
|28.||NewsBits, July 5, 2011|
Remember when things used to slow down for Summer? Tennessee's venture scene seems busier than ever
By Milt Capps Updated July 7, 2011 / Published Monday, July 4, 2011 7:56 pm
|29.||HealthIT: Scale-focused RoundingWell in Super-Angel raise, may double staff|
[updated] Smithwick says early market penetration signals 'time to step on the gas'.
Milt Capps updated 29 June 2016 / Published Friday, February 27, 2015 9:45 am
|30.||NewsBits, March 7, 2011|
VU porfolio co goes elsewhere, TNInvestco company, startup ecosystem spreads, PdCamp, ORNL, MyOutdoorTV and more
By Milt Capps updated 3:15 p.m. March 8, 2011 / Published Monday, March 7, 2011 8:04 am
|31.||Series A: Holland hopes Populr shows Nashville techies can be 'global players' |
Founder Holland provides update for Bullpen & Solidus-backed venture
By Milt Capps Updated June 12, 2013 11:35 a.m. / Published Monday, December 3, 2012 11:18 am
|32.||Nashville startups, market movers due for fresh look at NEXT Awards|
Startups, market-movers and cities, themselves, often seek 'network effects', reputation and visibility -- which makes an inclusive Award program vital.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 5, 2019 3:30 pm
|33.||B2B: Chalkline Sports in $1MM Seed raise for bettor-content platform|
Inaugural EC manager Joe Kustelski joins brother in producing U.S. wagering content for sponsors
Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 9, 2017 9:00 am
|34.||Davidson: IPO's or not, TN's 'capital-starved' venture sector has fresh energy|
A little realism about the burdens and advantages of IPO go a long way at decision time
By Milt Capps updated March 6, 2012 6:40 a.m. / Published Monday, March 5, 2012 9:16 am
|35.||VenturePeople: Kate O'Neill of Metamarketer|
A well-traveled transplant shares her mission and her views of Nashville potential as crossroads
By Milt Capps Updated 12:09 p.m. / Published Wednesday, October 26, 2011 10:54 am
|36.||Legacies & Leadership: Nashville Technology Council Awards unveiled|
NTC may get a head of steam following its annual Awards confab.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, January 23, 2015 9:00 am
|37.||Nashville EC's 'Twende' event focuses on Black, Brown founders' funding|
Unprecedented EC gathering meant to improve minority entrepreneurs' access to contacts, capital and growth.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:11 pm
|38.||Brian Fox: Taking Confirmation global like launching series of startups|
Post-sale, Nashville native leads growth push, tracks M&A targets, and grows his Angel/LP investment portfolio.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, February 5, 2020 12:15 pm
|39.||Venture Notes -- April 8, 2019|
Weaver mulls spinout, Angels active, fintech adds, SiRanch bucks, tech commercialization, Briovation bread on the waters and more...
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 8, 2019 4:43 pm
|40.||Homeward bound: NV tech company moves to The Boro|
Led by tim Choate, 10-year-old tech company opts to be near hometown talent, eliminate commuting
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, March 18, 2009 10:49 am
|41.||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
|42.||Rustici Software sees WatershedLRS capraise and Jenafits spinout options|
'Massive' growth opportunities projected in its core business, plus product and concierge-unit gains.
Milt Capps edits 3:49pm / Published Monday, September 29, 2014 3:15 pm
|43.||VentureNVTN: Tennessee happily braces for Entrepreneurial avalanche|
We take a pause to contemplate the event-driven fun that lies ahead.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, May 8, 2015 5:30 pm
|44.||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
|45.||FinTech Nashville: Bitcoin, Blockchain at center of BTCMedia event plans|
[updated] Advocates believe Healthcare could be linchpin in new cyberindustrial role for Nashville.
Milt Capps Updated 25 March 2016 / Published Monday, February 1, 2016 11:30 am
|46.||State, Federal partnership spawns 24 grants for Tennessee tech companies|
LaunchTN matches have now supported 24 fledgling firms, mainly in energy, materials and health/biomedical.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:45 pm
|47.||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
|48.||The Raise: Nashville startup lands in TechCrunch 'DemoPit'|
Beating-out more than 800 competitors, a confident Statzen hopes a few minutes elevator-pitching West Coast investors will shorten the fund-raising cycle for this emerging company.
Milt Capps / Published Saturday, September 13, 2008 1:33 pm
|49.||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
|50.||Star-backed Nashville startup toasts global knowledge|
Fresh from its debut at South by Southwest, Moontoast aims to unite world's learners and problem-solvers
Milt Capps LAST UPDATED March 23, 2009 - 10:14 AM / Published Sunday, March 22, 2009 8:27 pm
|51.||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
|52.||Nashville's Axios LLC builds platform for Tech, Logistics companies|
Capital raise considered, and a fifth venture may tackle custom IT talent development
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:44 pm
|53.||Regional Roundup, Nov. 7, 2011|
Streamweaver 'stealth' no more...Unconference events... ECD budget comments... much more in this regional roundup
By Milt Capps updated 1:55 p.m. / Published Monday, November 7, 2011 5:48 am
|54.||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
|55.||Nashville's Black tech entrepreneurs sometimes weigh locating elsewhere|
[Updated] Birmingham among alternatives, as some Women, Blacks and other minorities report struggling for traction.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, December 11, 2018 9:43 am
|56.||BOS Framework eyes cap-raises to accelerate tech across biz spectrum|
[updated] Tech veteran preps for ramping-up sales, scouts for talent in Nashville and beyond.
By Milt Capps updated / Published Monday, November 18, 2019 4:06 pm
|57.||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
|58.||Venture Notes - May 7, 2022|
Venture updates on new Funds, raises in Fintech, Music-Ent, Wealth, LifeSci, HCare, Media, HRtech, blockchain and other arenas.
By Milt Capps / Published Saturday, May 7, 2022 10:00 am
|59.||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
|60.||Citizengine eyes capital raise, sees 2016 election cycle as inflection point|
New CEO and founding chairman are apparently planning an aggressive push.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 30, 2015 1:30 pm
|61.||Venture Calendar 2015 - Updated|
Updated No matter where you are in Tennessee, you'll want to consider many of these.
Milt Capps updated Dec. 2, 2015 / Published Wednesday, December 2, 2015 6:00 am
|62.||VU's Wente: The woman who could succeed Zeppos as Chancellor|
It will be an exacting decision process, supported by Spencer Stuart and grassroots input.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:00 pm
|63.||Nashville Software School eyes new offerings, leadership succession plans|
[updated] Founder John Wark's NSS aims to make juniors who are the future talent Nashville needs.
Milt Capps updated 25 July 2017 0859 / Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:30 pm
|64.||CEO: Edgenet doubles-down on NVille as Tech 'beehive', but has concerns|
Exec sees new digs, job growth, sales - plus cultural + media challenges.
Milt Capps edits 9:39 a.m. / Published Friday, April 3, 2015 8:00 am
|65.||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
|66.||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
|67.||Venture Calendar - 2016 - Updated|
[updated] 2016 rocks with appealing events statewide.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, November 25, 2016 12:00 pm