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1.Next Nashville Technology Council CEO is Liza Lowery Massey
[CEO departure] Sixth CEO brings national perspective, oversees an NTC on shifting economic, educational and professional terrain.
By Milt Capps updated 11 July 2013 11:34 a.m. / Published Tuesday, August 9, 2011 1:29 pm

2.Proponents of 'OneC1ty' techbiz campus may need a bigger Bandwagon
Life sciences, healthcare services and technology and more could cluster in a redeveloping area of Metro Nashville
By Milt Capps updated 14 December 2012 10:27 a.m. / Published Wednesday, December 7, 2011 9:50 am

3.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

4.Cumberland Center: New University-Business alliance plans to foster 'innovation hubs' in Mid-TN and State
Scott Massey to connect leaders, knowledge, culture and commerce to advance the region and its people.
Milt Capps Updated 2:43 p.m. / Published Monday, January 3, 2011 10:05 am

5.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

6.ShareableInk CEO 'not yet convinced' he can build techco in Nashville
Steve Hau is hopeful that he can not only change healthcare for the better, but join other locals in creating an engineer's haven
By Milt Capps updated 12:08 p.m. / Published Tuesday, October 11, 2011 7:58 am

7.Belmont University Student Business Plan Competition set March 15
[Updated] Ten student teams and their bizplans present at the Massey Center.
Milt Capps Updated / Published Thursday, March 2, 2017 3:00 pm

8.Belmont Dean Gardial expands Massey College business, campus outreach
Both Venture + Corporate entrepreneurship embraced, because not everyone's cut-out for doing startups from scratch.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:00 pm

9.Launch Tennessee gameplan may eventually include $50MM Fund of Funds
There are similar models in Georgia and other states, some involving a mix of public and private funds.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, January 26, 2018 5:21 pm

10.Center for Entrepreneurship preps 2015-16 programs at Belmont University
[Updated] Two years after Jeff Cornwall stepped-away from CE, it has a lengthy agenda.
Milt Capps Updated Sept. 26, 2019 / Published Thursday, June 25, 2015 3:00 pm

11.Aegis Health Security, Global Action eye impact-investment partnership
[Updated] Partnership would support a network of investors and entrepreneurs.
Milt Capps updated 3 December 2015 / Published Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:30 pm

12.IP imperative: MyWerx, Cumberland Center
and Universities ally for iExchange

Alliance push to help protect and commercialize intellectual property could become a global movement
By Milt Capps updated Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 10:35 a.m. / Published Wednesday, October 19, 2011 10:32 am

13.Belmont University aims to raise Business enrollment
Competitive pressures, increased awareness and a sluggish job market for college graduates are among factors driving '5th Year' option
By Milt Capps Updated 10:38 a.m. / Published Wednesday, January 21, 2009 10:52 pm

14.Startup AVVAY taking the Oy! out of briefly using venues, talent, services
[updated] With capraise underway, Techstars grad says knowledge of painpoints, plus discipline and data are crucial.
By Milt Capps updated 13 Sept 2018 / Published Thursday, August 9, 2018 2:30 pm

15.Venture File: Solidus Company
Townes Duncan and Vic Gatto now say grace over quite a clutch of portfolio companies
Milt Capps Last updated June 4, 2019 / Published Wednesday, December 10, 2008 9:51 am

16.Brookings Fellow: Nashville has 'very serious' HealthIT opportunity
[Updated] Brookings' findings are now available for review here.
Milt Capps Updated 24 Aug 2016 (Original story 15 Aug. 2:30pm) / Published Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:45 am

17.Solidus-TNInvestco LLC
At left, Townes Duncan
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:30 am

18.Nashville Entrepreneur Center gains Galen Partners as lead Healthcare sponsor
Galen-Burcham alliance goes back years; other firms had a shot at top-billing in NEC healthcare work
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, October 7, 2011 8:06 am

19.NEWSBITS March 30, 2009
Notes from Northshore Capital Management, TTDC, VCs, wealth-management moves and more...
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, March 30, 2009 9:44 am

20.'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

21.NewsBits, Oct. 26, 2011
Milestone events, capital raises, a whiskey resurrected, and local venture news recapped.
By Milt Capps updated 29 Oct. 9:35 a.m. / Published Wednesday, October 26, 2011 10:54 am

22.Strength in numbers: Claritas Capital wants more VCs in Nashville's early-stage deals
Claritas appreciates recognition for its early-stage investing, but the Nashville VC wants more Tennessee funds to join the party
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 2, 2008 6:42 am

23.LaunchTN appoints commercialization director from Nashville startup ranks
TTDC now seems to be fully staffed to further pro-venture programs
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013 9:54 am

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.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

26.Search! Cornwall no longer leads Belmont University entrepreneur center
Dean Patrick Raines considers options in wake of popular leader.
By Milt Capps updated 6:20 a.m. June 20, 2013 / Published Wednesday, June 19, 2013 5:13 pm

27.Economist: Innovation campaign driven by pragmatism is crucial
A Harvard-based economist tells local execs clusters and pragmatism are key elements for a Nashville innovation strategy
By Milt Capps updated Oct. 23, 2011 2:35 p.m. / Published Thursday, October 20, 2011 12:25 pm

28.Nashville Capital Network prepares twin deals
Sid Chambless says he's hanging on for the ride, as NCN queues-up two more financing deals, leveraging its new Fund with investors from 50-Angel network
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, April 16, 2008 7:39 am

29.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

30.Charlotte's Frontier Capital eyes Nashville market for investments
With the closing of its Fund IV, Frontier activity here may rise.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:30 am

31.Healthcare-focused Council Ventures adds HealthSpring CEO Fritch
for CEO council that guides health and related portfolio companies

Bottorff-, Gambill-led firm is amassing quite a healthcare brain trust
By Milt Capps Corrected Aug. 21, 20011 / Published Thursday, August 18, 2011 2:24 pm

32.Angel Brennan says EC, StartupTN help
prepare entrepreneurs to seek capital

There are more Angels among us that most of us realize; one of his holdings is preparing for a C Round
By Milt Capps Updated 5:57 p.m. / Published Sunday, December 4, 2011 4:04 pm

33.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

34.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

35.Nashville Techies continually monitored by investors
Developers may think they're only toiling in obscurity, but they may well be under the observant eye of local VCs and Angels
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 5, 2010 7:01 am

36.Pathfinder's Stefansic comments on Nashville leverage, challenges
Quiet figure behind the scenes of a Vanderbilt-spawned startup steps forward with observations and appreciation
By Milt Capps Last updated 9:52 a.m. Feb. 9, 2010 / Published Monday, February 8, 2010 11:05 am

37.VC, Techie, Startup speakers pack March 12-17 week
with Nashville entrepreneurship at several venues

More than 40 speakers, panelists, startup pitchers at several venues.
Staff / Published Saturday, March 4, 2017 2:00 pm

38.Founder: Startup ALECIA maps capital raise, keeps IPO option in its sites
Content may be king, but this Nashville digital network aims to take the crown.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, October 5, 2018 1:00 pm

39.'Pantheon Park' idea concentrates Music City techies, entrepreneurs, Creatives
Dortch Oldham Jr. is one of the mainstays of a stealthy coalition that seeks to create a focalpoint for creative entrepreneurism
By Milt Capps Updated Oct 1, 2011 3:39 p.m. / Published Friday, September 30, 2011 2:23 pm

40.Nashville VC: 'Pushover' entrepreneurs need not apply
While waiting for chaos to subside, entrepreneurs should be careful not to overplay their hands, but they should come to bargain hard
Milt Capps / Published Sunday, November 9, 2008 5:43 pm

41.Briovation likely to invest in 20+ Health startups outside Nashville in 2018
[updated] Company recently had first close for its targeted $30MM early-growth fund and has invested.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:45 pm

42.Dobie Media adds Rick Blair; A-round to give EvieSays more to talk about
He may not yet be a 'media wild-catter', but he's got real startup chops
By Milt Capps updated 11:41 a.m. / Published Tuesday, March 13, 2012 10:06 am

43.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

44.3/16: 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

45.Jumpstart Foundry creates Healthcare fund, knocks accelerator model
Vic Gatto and Marcus Whitney are creating an important fund, and exit accelerator universe.
Milt Capps last edited 0815 23 Jan. 2016 / Published Friday, January 22, 2016 3:00 pm

46.Venture Notes - October 24, 2019
A new healthtech spinout, capraises, M&A, people moves, advisors, key events and a couple dozen more nuggets.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:00 am

47.ISO Capital: Dobie Media sets next capital raise for EvieSays
In a crowded field, Nashville startup is relying on strategy of providing 'free' content to customers among old media
By Milt Capps Last updated March 12, 2012 / Published Monday, December 21, 2009 12:22 pm

48.Nashville VCs have strong views on 'what it takes'
There are no 'weathervanes' among these folks. Defining 'institutional', a caution about egos, and a reminder that sounds a lot like 'Dance with the one that brung ya'
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 29, 2008 6:36 am

49.mobileMed devices: Franklin-based Cardiac Profiles pursues Series A2 raise
CEO maps course for Series A-2, Series B raises and views Goggle and Apple moves as reinforcing vision.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:15 pm

50.Venture Calendar - 2017 - Updated
State and regional events of interest.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6:45 am

51.VCs form industry consortium, as TNInvestco nears kickoff
Those who would be fund managers in the state's new program are taking a close look at the groundrules and the competition
By Milt Capps Last updated 12:16 PM, July 28 / Published Monday, July 27, 2009 7:25 am

52.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

53.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

54.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 updated 13 Feb 2019 / Published Monday, February 4, 2019 4:00 pm

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