|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
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