|1.||Briefly: Jacobson on Informatics Corporation of America|
There may or may not be a place in the future for an Informatics Corp IPO
Published Monday, November 9, 2009 3:41 pm
|2.||Cardiovascular Care Group seeks $40MM capital infusion|
Long-time allies go to the well once more for one of their many healthcare businesses.
By VNC Staff updated 5:16 p.m. / Published Wednesday, January 18, 2012 4:23 pm
|3.||Tri-Star Technology Fund, LLC|
At left, Dr. Harry Jacobson
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:30 am
|4.||VUMC's Jacobson will never buy lunch in this town, again|
Legendary physician-entrepreneur-scientist's departure from VU leadership ranks leaves venture community asking whether he'll remain involved
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009 1:25 pm
|5.||Entrepreneurs: Jacobson weaves healthcare, technology, ventures|
Here, an effort to provide a primer on ventures undertaken by Harry Jacobson
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 9, 2009 3:41 pm
|6.||Dashiff departs MedCare Investments to head|
Healthcare Services at Cannaccord Genuity
Veteran i-banker moves to bigger house.
Adapted from submitted release / Published Friday, January 20, 2017 12:53 pm
|7.||TriStar Technology Ventures files for $40MM capital raise for Tech Fund II|
Just days after parent HIG added to its management team, Tri-Star reports it has begun one of Tennessee's larger recent fund raises
By Milt Capps updated 10:01 a.m. / Published Tuesday, December 6, 2011 8:57 am
|8.||Healthcare disruptors: Jacobson's Healthcare Investment Group|
adds MK-ShattuckHammond's Dashiff to create innovative businesses
It seems that as promised, this portfolio of private equity and venture capital assets will be deployed for innovation
VNC Staff updated 5:47 p.m. / Published Friday, December 2, 2011 5:32 pm
|9.||Mike Muhney, Harry Jacobson team on VIPOrbit's $2.7MM capital raise|
Another rodeo: Partners target evolving team/interpersonal relationship- and project-management market.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:45 pm
|10.||INCITE's latest co-investments announced|
A former Jacobson associate, TNInvestco's and others in social media, healthcare and transport secxtors
by VNC Staff / Published Monday, October 8, 2012 11:49 am
|11.||KaiNexus targets performance with Vanderbilt technology|
Health care organizations' performance improvement is focus of seed-stage startup by VUMC faculty member
By Milt Capps Last updated 11:39 a.m. / Published Tuesday, March 9, 2010 10:31 am
|12.||Disruptive Capital: Dr. Harry Jacobson's push for investment|
could help make Nashville 'the Silicon Valley of Healthcare'
To be the seat of innovation in healthcare delivery, Nashville must attract new capital and novel ideas
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 4, 2011 2:37 pm
|13.||Game-changer: Jacobson's Tri-Star group aims for impact|
A trio of Vanderbilt executives aims to do well, by doing good - and perhaps upset the tech-commercialization model
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, November 9, 2009 3:41 pm
|14.||TNInvestco Tri-Star principals now 'on leave' from VU|
Departure from Vanderbilt was always in the cards, but university has now launched a review for possible conflicts of interest
By Milt Capps Last updated 2:51 p.m. Nov. 11, 2009 / Published Wednesday, November 11, 2009 2:16 pm
|15.||TriStar, Limestone TNINvestco funds|
form Device Innovation Group
Medical devices may get a boost from the collaboration of two life-science weighted funds and an innovation driver
By VNC staff Updated 8:50 a.m. March 9, 2011 / Published Tuesday, March 8, 2011 10:49 am
|16.||Briefly: TriStar Technology Ventures invests in Cerebrotech|
Another bet in medical devices is m ade by Jacobson-led venture firm
By VNC Staff edits 4:42 p.m. / Published Thursday, June 7, 2012 3:03 pm
|17.||Pathfinder Therapeutics gets $5.2MM A-round infusion|
After a long sojourn in the VC desert, a VU spinout finds it A-round lead in North Carolina
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 30, 2008 1:06 pm
|18.||Diabetes Care Group adds Cook's MGC/Limestone via $5MM round|
The rising tide of diabetes attracts investment to companies with convincing models
By Milt Capps updated 11:15 a.m. / Published Monday, May 21, 2012 10:15 am
|19.||TNInvestco-backed VenX vein-treatment device gets FDA nod|
Venture persists within the regulatory system to advance its product
By Staff / Published Tuesday, July 19, 2011 1:02 pm
|20.||NewsBits, Feb. 14, 2011|
New chair at lifesciences association..Parental Health update.. Bredesen aide moves.. Silicon Ranch and Venture Incite add staff.. PE investors disappear after liquidation.. bio-entrepreneurs..more
By Milt Capps Updated 4:44 p.m. / Published Monday, February 14, 2011 7:58 am
|21.||VentureNotes September 4, 2018|
New tech CEO, Ingram M&A, capital raises, data sciences, and more.
By Milt Capps - updated 22 Jan 2019 / Published Tuesday, September 4, 2018 12:15 pm
|22.||TriStar Health Partners eyes $100MM fund for healthIT, medtech and more|
TriStar and Innovation Institute leaders 'get along well as human beings'
Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 12, 2016 3:07 pm
|23.||Applied Health Analytics aims for 'preemptive healthcare'|
With B-round in offing, CEO says demand 'remarkable' for data-driven alignment of employer trends and providers' services
By Milt Capps Updated 12:17 p.m. / Published Thursday, March 11, 2010 10:58 am
|24.||Osborn: Nashville Medical Trade Center advancing toward announcement|
While a Cleveland, Ohio, project's been rocked by controversy, 1.5 million sq. ft. facility still seems a "go" for Downtown Nashville
By Milt Capps Updated 1:05 p.m. / Published Friday, November 13, 2009 11:50 am
|25.||Faros Healthcare names board chair, as Centerstone plan advances|
[updated] Former Pathfinder exec is CEO in the business that got running start in Centerstone.
Milt Capps updated 9:55am 25 Oct 2016 / Published Monday, October 24, 2016 4:08 pm
|26.||Medical Trade Center would expand Convention Center|
New 12-story tower will crown Nashville Convention Center. That's Crow Holdings' Bill Winsor at left.
By Milt Capps Last Updated 3:23 p.m. / Published Monday, November 30, 2009 7:33 am
|27.||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
|28.||Urmy: Artist Growth's new CEO drives capital raises for roadmap, scaleup|
[updated] A bevy of partnerships and a Series C capital raise north of $5MM may be in-the-offing.
By Milt Capps updated 28 June 2018 / Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018 5:00 pm
|29.||Nashville Medical Trade Center team blitzes NV influentials|
[Updated] At the end of an intensive week of meetings here, the CEO of the proposed trade center says a competing NYC group offered has made overtures
By Milt Capps Last updated 2:45 p.m., Aug. 23 / Published Friday, August 21, 2009 9:40 am
|30.||Summer 2011: Most Popular Articles|
'Venture' in our region has been cookin', with Nashville leading the way in many respects. The Top 25 reads of Summer 2011 are here
Published Saturday, September 3, 2011 8:42 am
|31.||'Artist Growth' tech for Music industry is first of 'action alignment' series|
Technology that 'puts the music business in a box' is the opening entry from this startup
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 17, 2012 8:35 am
|32.||Great Expectations: Informatics Corporation of America|
[updated] ICA's strategic alliances may have put this VU spin-out in good position in the race for EHR market share
By Milt Capps updated March 1, 2018 / Published Thursday, March 18, 2010 8:04 am
|33.||Briefly: MyWerx content-copyright e-venture update|
Tim Smith says the startup has raised nearly $2MM, has new partners and more news in-the-offing.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 20, 2010 9:58 am
|34.||iCitizen eyes $5MM-$10MM Series A, cites increased traction|
[Updated] Founded in 2012, startup said last June it was upgrading site, adding team.
Milt Capps Originally published 6/29/16 / Published Sunday, January 22, 2017 4:00 pm
|35.||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
|36.||Informatics Corp. 'no longer a startup', imagines IPO|
CEO tells us company's ontrack for profitability and is well positioned to be a category leader
By Milt Capps Last Updated 11:46 a.m. / Published Monday, April 27, 2009 10:18 am
|37.||VU-linked Informatics Corporation expands Nashville presence amid growth|
Nashville's leading candidate for informatics dominance is adding customers and headcount, leveraging VU technology
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 1, 2008 8:02 am
|38.||FinTech: Iroquois Capital's payments startup doesn't rule-out capraise|
Well-heeled ICG says assets-rollup could warrant taking new investors.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 9, 2015 3:15 pm
|39.||UK exec views Nashville's 'unrivalled' pool of health execs|
Briton observes Nashville healthcare execs as they contemplate their fates, amid an uncertain economy
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, February 11, 2009 12:29 pm
|40.||LaunchTN details INCITE investment tallies, investors, portfolio companies|
As INCITE comes to halt, we take at look at the ground that's been covered.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016 3:00 pm
|41.||This week's LifeScienceTN program lineup is likely to spark venture ideas|
Here's a rundown on this week's venture pitches during LST's annual meeting
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, November 13, 2012 9:10 am
|42.||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
|43.||VentureNotes, Oct. 3, 2011|
Investors are busily putting capital into ventures young and older, in Chattanooga, Oak Ridge and elsewhere
By Milt Capps Updated 4:07 p.m. / Published Monday, October 3, 2011 8:19 am
|44.||BootstrapsX2: At BRS, Reed's plans for Idezi Group reflects IndieBiz realities|
After more than a decade as sole proprietor, an owner seeks a partner
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 10, 2012 7:53 am
|45.||MedCenterDisplay advances Series B raise, sharpens digital-comm role|
[Updated] President Aylward said he believes the market is now coming more in MedCenterDisplay's direction
Milt Capps Updated June 28, 2017 / Published Monday, September 1, 2014 10:10 am
|46.||King: FCA Venture Partners now follows more 'ideas' for possible investment|
Scrutiny of entrepreneurs has increased mightily and this Clayton Associates affiliate presses onward raising capital
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, January 19, 2012 9:51 am
|47.||Care Technology Systems says Healthcare venture veteran Hertik joins board|
There are other shoes to drop at Care Technology, but today's is a good start
By Milt Capps edits 11:54 a.m. / Published Tuesday, September 4, 2012 11:29 am
|48.||Venture Notes 9 December 2015|
Here's an update on salient capital raises and related.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, December 9, 2015 5:15 pm
|49.||NewsBits, January 10, 2011|
Lots of stuff bubbling-up from Genera, Skoodat, Satz (at left), plus the Cable and Broadcast folks, and more.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 10, 2011 2:27 pm
|50.||Venture Notes - 18 May 2017|
10: VCs' visions, VU exec on healthtech morass, capital raises, startups, sage words from KaiserPerm CEO.
Milt Capps updated / Published Thursday, May 18, 2017 3:15 pm
|51.||$750MM target: Dollar General lays IPO red herring on SEC shelf|
Downmarket retailer may soon follow Cumberland Pharma and Emdeon in reawakening the IPO market
By Milt Capps Updated 4:47 a.m. Aug. 21 / Published Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:19 pm
|52.||VC Coleman demands access to TNInvestco records|
[Updated] Bill to expand TNInvestco on its way... Meanwhile, dissatisfied investor goes public with grievance against Bredesen commissioners
By Milt Capps Updated 2:45 p.m. / Published Thursday, January 28, 2010 10:43 am
|53.||Venture Notes - 23 March 2018|
Money, moves and management in 30 telegraphic updates from MidTn and State ecosystems.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 23, 2018 3:15 pm
|54.||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
|55.||Ingram Industries CEO, directors reflect on principles, practices and growth|
For private company boards, no substitute for 'people you can trust' who care about your success.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 5:15 pm
|56.||iCitizen gets Sen. Corker visit; iCitizen app nears V2.0 launch|
Rapid, but selective hiring, while software development runs apace toward V2 debut.
Milt Capps updated 14 October 2015 / Published Tuesday, September 15, 2015 4:45 pm
|57.||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
|58.||Nashville Entrepreneur Center's 27 InFlight teams debut Thurs., Dec. 12|
New cohort includes software, hospitality, fitness, beauty-style, wellness - and, yes, coffee and more.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, December 10, 2019 3:15 pm
|59.||Former US Senator Frist 'cautiously optimistic'|
nation will address healthcare effectively
Expresses confidence stage is set for constructive engagement about insurance exchanges and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 27, 2016 4:45 pm
|60.||Venture Notes - February 1, 2021|
Action: UGP, Grabbr, VoluMetrix, SSM Partners, new PE fund, FINTOP, FilterX, Redwood, SocialBot, Shockwave.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 1, 2021 3:54 pm
|61.||TNInvestco: Court date looms, Lobbyists mass, Websites flower|
Ligitation to Chancellor in five days..More funds cowboy-up with lobbyists..New TNInvestco funds' Web presences unveiled
By Milt Capps Updated 5:50 p.m., Feb. 12, 2010 / Published Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:38 pm
|62.||Aquation hopes Angels bless bottled water for competitive beverage sector|
Competition is fierce, but that has yet to douse these entrepreneurs' plans.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 5, 2013 11:28 am
|63.||Pass-It-Down eyes $1MM Seed round to 'revolutionize' genealogy biz|
[updated] Entrepreneur steps away from lawyering to disrupt personal history making and storytelling.
Milt Capps updated 18 July 2017 0910 / Published Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:45 pm
|64.||Venture Notes - March 29, 2021|
Today: ObjectiveGI | AgAdvisory | EPI Capital | TechTrans | IPE | Lemonade | IMAC | SESAC | Agilon | Nikola
By Milt Capps - Updated / Published Monday, March 29, 2021 5:30 pm
|65.||Music startups limber-up ahead of Project Music's April 23rd PitchDay|
Tremendous energy last night down at the Entrepreneur Center, with more to come.
Milt Capps updated July 26, 2016 / Published Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:01 pm
|66.||Venture Notes - 17 April 2018|
Simplr's $8MM Series A, Resolute and Americoin raises, Blockchain congregating and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018 5:15 pm
|67.||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
|68.||TN General Assembly, Lobbyists + Clients engage on ed, tech,|
medicine, taxes, myriad other issues
As bill-filing deadlines loom, bills that shape TN economy, startups, entrepreneurial momentum are in prospect.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 4, 2019 4:00 pm