|101.||BreatheAmerica B-round hits $22MM with Essex Woodlands in lead|
A veteran healthcare entrepreneur takes another stride toward scaling-up his venture.
VNC Staff updated Sept. 6, 2011 / Published Thursday, September 1, 2011 9:09 am
|102.||VenturePeople, August 1, 2011|
Five more updates from a VCs, an entrepreneur, a couple of developers and a bizdev pro.
By Milt Capps Corrected / Published Monday, August 1, 2011 7:58 am
|103.||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
|104.||Venture Notes -- June 1, 2020|
[updated] Capital raises, LaunchTN + Jumpstart updates, M&A, Lifesci deals, Schulz on Chamber, 4 Bridges expansion + more.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, June 1, 2020 4:45 pm
|105.||Sal Novin: Nashville tech entrepreneur's alternative to startup accelerators|
[updated] Entrepreneur who sold to Trizetto, Cognizant suggests startup traction priority.
Milt Capps Updated 28 Nov 2018 1010 / Published Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:45 am
|106.||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
|107.||Gun.io CEO keeps finger off fund-raising trigger, outlines broad ambitions|
[updated] Founder on a mission sees world of opportunity, with a dash of charlatanism, here and there.
Milt Capps Updated 1401 9 Aug 2022 / Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:45 pm
|108.||Launch Tennessee 36|86 capital-centric sessions, Pitch finalists listed|
VNC is here highlighting sessions tied to capital and scale-up. 36|86 also has many other valuable elements.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:02 pm
|109.||Launch Tennessee unveils 12 CEO search committee members|
UPDATED A similar previous national CEO search drew nearly 900 applicants. Results may be known by the beginning of CY22.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, August 27, 2021 2:35 pm
|110.||Venture Notes -- September 30, 2019|
Lackey's latest, Music tech, OZ players, VU Ventures Group, LaunchTN, DRS CMO, Jumpstart Foundry and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 30, 2019 5:00 pm
|111.||Clayton Associates' McWhorter increases stake in Clemson University|
VC co-founder takes a paws for philanthropy that may inspire other executives.
Milt Capps updated May 8, 2020 / Published Monday, June 12, 2017 7:15 am
|112.||Menūd, Plankk merge for growth via fitness influencers, pro's, brands, fans|
Nashville+ Calgary startups partnered more than a year, chose to merge, now raising capital.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, September 11, 2020 2:01 pm
|113.||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
|114.||Entrepreneurs, Investors, Advisors comment|
on Nashville deal dynamics, traditions
Capital vs Culture may be the main event when entrepreneurs, investors go head to head
Staff / Published Thursday, July 31, 2014 6:15 am
|115.||Update: Brody-Waite named CEO of Nashville Entrepreneur Center|
[updated] Former InQuicker CEO sees traditional '100-day' assessment.
Milt Capps updated 5:11pm / Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:00 pm
|116.||Update: Nashville Fintech, Blockchain initiatives|
Maxwell, Bailey comment on technologies' interrelationship ahead of Oct. 3 event
Publisher's Update / Published Friday, September 16, 2016 7:00 am
|117.||Forming priorities, Mayor Barry engages Nashville entrepreneurs, creatives|
[updated] Nashville's first woman as Mayor eyes opportunities, five months into her term.
Milt Capps updated 28 February 2016 / Published Thursday, February 25, 2016 10:15 am
|118.||NewsBits, June 6, 2011|
East TN developments... Entrepreneur Center rebrands Future 50, Nashville 'on the edge' and news roundup.
By Milt Capps Updated June 6, 2011, 9:25 p.m. / Published Sunday, June 5, 2011 4:31 pm
|119.||Pandoland June 15-17: Tennessee startups among festival's $100K seekers|
Still under wraps, but a startup team you know may be about to get great exposure.
Milt Capps updated 11 June 2015 / Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:00 am
|120.||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
|121.||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
|122.||NCN-NHCC reports Startup surge and growing venture-capital gap for Nashville|
Sparkling report illustrates startup boom, healthcare appetite
By Milt Capps updated 8:54 a.m. / Published Thursday, August 9, 2012 8:31 am
|123.||Avila-led Emerge Financial Wellness mulls Series B raise in 2015|
CEO sees Southeast as a key region in FinTech development and related payments plays.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 12, 2015 9:00 am
|124.||PEOPLE: Anand Sanwal's CB Insights has eyes on Nashville + Tennessee|
A keen observer of America's startup and Venture landscape took a few minutes with VNC.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 8, 2014 1:30 pm
|125.||JSF startup CEO: E-language Boomalang a 'dream come true, already'|
[update] JSF-bred startup's eventual exit sale will follow years of development and marketing push
Milt Capps Updated Oct. 23, 2015 / Published Thursday, September 4, 2014 2:00 pm
|126.||Burcham 'virtually certain' he will resume his entrepreneurial path,|
now drives Nashville Entrepreneur Center toward inflection point
Programming, international outreach, finances are among the metrics CEO watches.
Milt Capps Updated 17 December 2014 1:46pm / Published Monday, July 28, 2014 10:45 am
|127.||NBIC: Nashville incubator seeks next executive director, while strategy unfolds|
With seeds planted and a new strategy coming, NBIC chief steps down
By Milt Capps updated 1:35 p.m. / Published Wednesday, June 6, 2012 11:43 am
Fred Goad, Eric Satz, Beth Seigenthaler: entrepreneurs older and newer are hard at-work
By Milt Capps updated 9 July 2014 10:52 a.m. / Published Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:36 am
|129.||Media: NVille's Ayumi Bennett preps launch of regional Startup Southerner|
[updated] New entrant may vie with techno-culture chronicler Hark and maybe Southern Alpha
Milt Capps last edited 8:51am 27 January 2016 / Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016 3:45 pm
|130.||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
|131.||2019 Mayoral Candidate Cooper on questions posed by Venture Nashville|
Early voting begins Aug. 23, ahead of the Sept. 12, 2019 Runoff General Election.
Published Wednesday, August 21, 2019 9:30 am
|132.||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
|133.||Mobile: EnhanceWorks eyes capraises for Expo totaling $2.0MM-3.5MM|
Charlie Corts executes on convertibles, ahead of larger round.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015 2:45 pm
|134.||TN ECD, LaunchTN, allies await $117M SSBCI impact-funding call|
$1BN+ impact could rise in TN in decade of mobilizing investment capital and lending power.
By Milt Capps - last edited 1931 8 Aug 2022 / Published Monday, August 8, 2022 5:15 pm
|135.||Nashville investors with hospital savvy eyed by Patientory PHM startup|
[updated] Grad of Boomtown, StartupHealth accelerators presses forward.
Milt Capps updated April 25, 2017 / Published Monday, March 6, 2017 1:15 pm
|136.||Venture Notes - December 1, 2022|
15 bulletins on newcomer VCs, fintech, healthtech, edtech, Web3, logistitech, materials, med devices and more.
By Milt Capps updated / Published Thursday, December 1, 2022 4:45 pm
|137.||Reg A+ candidate? Franklin startup Grabbr|
eyes Publishing, Music, Med, Financial
[updated] Veteran of the publishing world see wide application for his new platform and may trigger new breed IPO.
By Milt Capps updated 12 March 2019 / Published Tuesday, October 24, 2017 1:45 pm
|138.||Steve Case: Nashville entrepreneurial scene can be 'better still'|
Racing toward the future, Nashville and TN innovators and businesses must be prepared.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:00 pm
|139.||Startup BachWeekend priorities include Hotel hookup and Seed-capital raise|
Founder Goldsmith cites steady growth in first-to-market effort.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 8, 2016 2:45 pm
|140.||Nashville pioneer Pathfinder Technologies moving to sell to Analogic|
After a decade widening Nashville's lifesciences entrepreneurship, a strategic move.
Milt Capps edits 10:07 a.m. Oct. 4, 2014 / Published Friday, October 3, 2014 3:00 pm
|141.||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
|142.||Venture Notes - December 18, 2020|
Dozens of news items on startups, capital raises, executive moves and business resources.
By Milt Capps updated 31 May 2021 / Published Friday, December 18, 2020 4:30 pm
|143.||Nashville answer to Brookings HealthIT challenge to emerge within 120 days|
An action plan for leadership may soon come off the drawing-board.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 17, 2017 2:15 pm
|144.||Michael Dukes' brand coming to life in high-touch Royal Circus retailer|
[Updated] Decades after busking in Paris, adopting a child in Nepal and building brands for others, Nashvillian unfurls new banner.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017 11:45 am
|145.||Law + Leverage: Baker Donelson adds Sloan|
for technology & emerging companies
Law firm broadens its already sizeable footprint, plants flag in dealing with early-stage ventures
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 7, 2011 8:04 am
|146.||Satchel Health eyes major Series A raise, aims for eventual homerun exit|
CEO says innovation can indeed be done competitively in low-margin sectors.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 5, 2016 8:45 am
|147.||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
|148.||CEO: Optio Labs may pursue 'significant' Series B raise within 12 months |
[updates] Optio is building talent base in Nashville
Milt Capps Updated April 27, 2016 / Published Thursday, March 5, 2015 2:25 pm
|149.||Oasis Venture entrepreneurship program for 'often marginalized'|
Nashville teens folds after budget review
Realities of youth services and the breeding of entrepreneurs bring abrupt changes in local programs.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 9, 2019 4:35 pm
|150.||Venture Notes - July 14, 2021|
VU-propelled startup, AI for VC, MB Ventures, Claritas, Harbert, McWhorter, lifesci fund, ed tech, SBIR, and more...
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, July 14, 2021 5:15 pm
|151.||Mid-TN's NueCura Partners gathers Angels, some join MEDArchon capraise|
Entrepreneurial Nashville physician, a strategic advisor and a startup CTO rally Seed investors
Milt Capps / Published Friday, August 8, 2014 2:22 pm
|152.||In Burcham's mind, Entrepreneur Center is in Trolley Barn creating 'Wow!' companies to serve state and nation|
Educator, consultant and serial entrepreneur is determined to demonstrate EC value quickly, to win further support
By Milt Capps Updated 12:14 p.m. / Published Monday, January 3, 2011 10:05 am
|153.||Venture Notes - May 11, 2016|
[updated] Health:Further, Ingram, Case, McWhorter, DART Music and DATAFlyte raises, SeedHatchlings and more.
Milt Capps Dart Music item updated 26 July, 2016 / Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016 5:13 pm
|154.||LaunchTN Southland signals aggressive|
Tennessee entrepreneurial campaign
The Fourth is a long way off, but the fireworks begin in 3 weeks
By Milt Capps updated 31 May / Published Monday, May 20, 2013 9:36 am
|155.||Technology Entrepreneurship Task Force|
advances at VU School of Engineering
Doug Schmidt is but one of the sparkplugs firing the school's innovation and commercialization push.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 15, 2014 3:46 pm
|156.||'Go-Mode': Healthtech Hackathon results come ahead of Distributed: Health|
International and national attendees gather in Nashville to focus on blockchain.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 3, 2016 9:30 am
|157.||CEO says Medalogix's Series A journey|
brings Nashville investment issues into focus
[updated] Dan Hogan earned his stripes in healthcare delivery, aims to win stars in predictive analytics
Milt Capps Updated 11:51a 6 Nov. 2015 / Published Thursday, July 31, 2014 6:30 am
|158.||No leg-up? TCRS pension-assets 'Set-aside' for TN firms uncertain|
Chief Investment Officer Michael Brakebill reiterates his open-door policy
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 13, 2013 6:44 am
|159.||Fortune's Force Five supports startups' crucial early sales efforts|
This serial entrepreneur offers sage advice we might have missed if he hadn't tried Rotier's
By Milt Capps updated 9:12 a.m. 28 November / Published Sunday, November 27, 2011 8:59 pm
|160.||Venture Notes -- Feb. 18, 2020|
Updates on EC strategic planning, plus fintech, music tech startups, healthcare raises and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:15 pm
|161.||Innertainment Delivery Systems broadens footprint, mulls capital needs|
[Updated with IDS sale] California Corrections confirms major edtech contract for early-stage company.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, July 3, 2015 2:00 pm
|162.||3/16: SIIA Strategy & Diligence: MedCare Investment's Ron Ilesco, Brentwood Capital's Cook Wylly, Edgenet's JJ Freitag join speakers|
Sign-up: Gatto, Meisner, Perdue, Polk et al on roster for Software companies' financial success.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 8, 2016 3:00 pm
|163.||Venture Notes - January 19, 2016 |
Updates on investors, startups and ideas with ties to our region.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 19, 2016 5:00 pm
|164.||Venture Exit: Jim Cumbee united Metova-A4, drawing on M&A experience|
Founder Ross stepping-aside; a trusted advisor helped make strategic merger happen
By Milt Capps Updated 10:35 a.m. 13 December / Published Wednesday, December 12, 2012 6:16 am
|165.||X Factor: NextGxDx eyes fresh capital raise, dismisses exit notion|
[updated] With sector veterans on its board and access to capital, this startup girds for raise.
Milt Capps Updated 8 March 2018 / Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015 3:15 pm
|166.||Venture Notes -- May 13, 2020|
Updated - Another bevy of entrepreneurs seeking capital, an innovative Fund ponders next steps, details on corporate relo's, and more.
By Milt Capps updated / Published Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:00 pm
|167.||Everly, the mix and beverages startup, preps for Series A raise this spring|
This Nashville startup is having an impact felt as far away as Zambia.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 26, 2015 3:30 pm
|168.||EC's new Project Healthcare model now full-bore with 17 startups|
The EC's remodeled healthcare startup-support program aims to leap ahead with 1st formal Class.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, July 13, 2018 8:45 am
|169.||Venture Notes - 1 May 2017|
Fourteen telegraphic items on startups, investments, exits and more in Tennessee and region.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 1, 2017 9:45 am
|170.||NewsBits, February 28, 2011|
Our latest roundup of VU searches, capital raises, marketing pushes, digital music, tech commercialization and more
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 28, 2011 8:43 am
|171.||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
|172.||Venture Notes -- March 13, 2020|
Nearly 30 items of extraordinary range, from capital raises, to exec appointments, uncertainty and more.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 13, 2020 5:00 pm
|173.||TNECD-LaunchTN $117MM SSBCI request still under US Treasury's review|
Funding infusion at stake, as TNECD answers Treasury queries, LaunchTN replenishes board, adds staff as ops grow.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 26, 2022 2:42 pm
|174.||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
|175.||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
|176.||Venture Calendar - 2017 - Updated|
State and regional events of interest.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6:45 am
|177.||Venture People - March 19, 2021|
(16+) Ricci | Whitney | Ghorashi | Dolan | Creel | Mann | Dent | Huddleston | Johns | Wilt | Ramkhelawan | Nagarajan | Ward | Eagle | McAdoo | Joseph
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 19, 2021 3:00 pm
|178.||Venture Notes - Sept. 29, 2016|
VU spawns Predictgov, Clayton Associates, REDCap Cloud update, NextGxDx raise, Project Healthcare, The TENN and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, September 29, 2016 4:30 pm
|179.||Venture Notes - 12 April 2016|
This roundup features Amplion, HCCA, CouncilCapital, John Murdock, Joe Kustelski, Proton and more.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:15 pm
|180.||TNInvestco: Welcome to the 'Messy World' of Capitalism|
Airing of issues simmering beneath TNInvestco's surface has prompted a reprise of comments pro and con the program
By Milt Capps Updated 7:28 p.m. / Published Monday, March 14, 2011 8:38 am
|181.||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
|182.||Venture Notes - Sept. 15, 2020|
Jumpstart Capital liquidity, LaunchTN, Jammber, virus capital, Fintech, Healthcare, data, Vizion, spinup, spinout, and more updates.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:00 pm
|183.||Monique Villa holds pivotal role in ECD-LaunchTN $1BN SSBCI vision|
U.S. Treasury verdict still out, but more staff being recruited for developing TN ecosystem's capital stack.
By Milt Capps updated Sept. 16, 2022 0934 / Published Monday, August 29, 2022 3:14 pm
|184.||Venture Notes - June 18, 2021|
TN U.S. Senators oppose Innovation bill over China issues, capital raises, big day for Uncle Nearest, new startup cohorts, EIR + grant invitations,
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, June 18, 2021 3:41 pm
|185.||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
|186.||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
|187.||VU Innovation Center chief selection nears, VUSE Maker outreach expands|
Handful of IC candidates remain in-the-running, VUSE plants flag in Maker territory
Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 14, 2015 3:00 pm
|188.||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
|189.||Modeling TNINVESTCO 'fraught' with challenges, but maybe worthwhile|
Some would like to see a bold, rigorous assessment of TNInvestco that would better assess value and improve the model.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 2, 2020 3:00 pm
|190.||Executive response on the Nashville FinTech opportunity|
The question remains whether the Change Agents' enthusiasm is contagious.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, January 12, 2015 9:30 pm
|191.||Regional Roundup, Oct. 26, 2011|
With relatively little fanfare, one TNInvestco fund is rebranding and entrepreneurial activity heats-up statewide.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 26, 2011 10:54 am
|192.||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
|193.||Venture People - Sept. 21, 2020|
A batch of updates on executive moves, appointments, roles and other ties to Tennessee
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 21, 2020 12:27 pm
|194.||Tennessee entrepreneurs, government|
coalesce for COVID-19 counterattack
Opportunities for startup growth and service are plentiful in the new Pandemic Era.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:30 am
|195.||NewsBits, Oct. 31, 2011|
Startup Tennessee gets operations staff, a tech exec volunteers in Uganda, $ for GOBA and more
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 31, 2011 7:48 am
|196.||Venture Notes - February 24, 2021|
[updated] 37 items on startups, PE-VC-Angel-Crowd-Seed raises, entrepreneurs, events, deadlines, resources and more.
By Milt Capps updated April 19, 2021 / Published Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:45 pm
|197.||'Person First Alliance' emerges in response to Brookings' HealthIT challenge|
Designation of leader for coalition's next phase of work may bring acceleration.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 16, 2017 5:15 pm
|198.||MidTN Coalition may launch Lifeworks Accelerator and VC+AI+Data initiatives to deepen Greater Nashville life-sciences ecosystem|
[updated] Build Back Better funding via EDA for ventures, biomaking, cyber and more could lift Nashville region's lifesciences ecosystem.
By Milt Capps updated / Published Tuesday, December 7, 2021 3:30 pm
|199.||Venture Notes -- August 21, 2019|
32 actionable and/or useful news, people and background bulletins focused on Tennessee entrepreneurship and capital.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, August 21, 2019 2:42 pm
|200.||Venture Notes - Sept. 21, 2020|
[Updated] A gamble, sure, but the Pandemic Vintage of startups, capraises + executive moves may rival any we've seen in the past decade.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 21, 2020 3:30 pm
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