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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.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

14.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

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.Harry Jacobson, Tony Harkin advance iCitizen civic-engagement platform
Veteran investor, serial entrepreneur and data scientist advance civil engagement platform, mull capital raise.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, December 31, 2021 3:43 pm

21.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

22.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

23.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

24.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

25.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

26.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

27.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

28.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

29.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

30.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

31.AngelEye Health draws investors to link parents, NICU babies, caregivers
[Updated] Tele-engagement innovations from Nashville-LittleRock company connect NICU babies, parents, caregivers.
By Milt Capps updated 10 November 2022 / Published Monday, February 28, 2022 4:15 pm

32.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

33.'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

34.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

35.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

36.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

37.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

38.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

39.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

40.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

41.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

42.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

43.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

44.Socialmedia entrant PARLER raises $22MM + CloutHub too eyes Music City
[updated] Nashville-based PARLER and peer platforms rev-up funding and stride line between discourse and mere cacophony.
By Milt Capps Updated 14 April 2023 / Published Friday, January 7, 2022 3:31 pm

45.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

46.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

47.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

48.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

49.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

50.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

51.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

52.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

53.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

54.$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

55.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

56.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

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.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

59.Venture Notes - July 11, 2023
Twenty-three items on new funds, startups and early-growth businesses, people in transition, state programs and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 11, 2023 4:28 pm

60.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

61.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

62.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

63.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

64.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

65.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

66.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

67.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

68.Venture Notes - Nov. 15, 2022
A baker's-dozen of venture updates, including ClearTrack, TraceFemcare, Writerly, Invergarry, Swingzen and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, November 15, 2022 5:15 pm

69.Venture Notes - March 29, 2021
Today: ObjectiveGI | AgAdvisory | EPI Capital | TechTrans | IPE | Lemonade | IMAC | SESAC | Agilon | Nikola
By Milt Capps - Updated Sept. 15, 2021 / Published Monday, March 29, 2021 5:30 pm

70.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

71.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

72.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

73.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

74.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

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