|1.||Gov. Lee opens Memphis Regional Megasite study, vows to advance project|
With potential tenants in sight, authorized funding will be free for wastewater pipeline, partnership development and more.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:00 pm
|2.||Memphis Regional Megasite awaits 'honest' report|
on potential users, programs, development
UPDATED Massive economic project conceived 16 years ago now seems under no-holds-barred assessment.
By Milt Capps updated June 8, 2021 / Published Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:05 pm
|3.||Memphis Regional Megasite Lands $5.6BN investment from Ford Motor Co, SK Innovation|
A manufacturing campus in West TN conceived in about 2005, has come to fruit.
ECD submitted release / Published Monday, September 27, 2021 7:20 am
|4.||We asked TN Gubernatorial aspirants about State industry incentives, risk-capital formation, tech commercialization and more|
Many of these issues gained salience during the Haslam and Bredesen years.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 13, 2018 10:29 am
|5.||Reality check: Memphis Regional Megasite faces Sunset timer|
State begins refining strategy, aims to bring 4,100-acre OEM project to fruit, if it can be done.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:27 pm
|6.||Gov. Lee signals rethink on best path to bring Memphis Megasite to fruition|
[Updated 14 Feb 2020] ECD Chief Rolfe updates Caucus, advises all hands on deck about competition, ultimate project cost.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, February 7, 2020 5:00 pm
|7.||TN ECD today may announce innovative investment in Clarksville area|
[Updated with Kewpie news] Ahead of an impending press conference, we offer a thought experiment on investment scenarios.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, November 9, 2022 2:15 pm
|8.||CoreTech's 'Green' industries campus advancing here|
Middle Tennessee's next sci-tech business park may be located in Wilson County
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:22 pm
|9.||Tennessee $65.4M share in nation's $10BN SSBCI initiative confirmed|
UPDATED: U.S. Treasury program to move economic-development, equity and entrepreneurship needles, soon to be revived.
By Milt Capps updated 9 April 2021 / Published Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:15 pm
|10.||Tennessee rural economy is focus of new econ-development Fund|
Initiatives complement Rural EDev Task Force and operate under Fund umbrella.
Submitted / Published Thursday, October 15, 2015 11:15 am
|11.||Confluence Solar is landing in TN with 250 jobs and raising Venture capital for new operations|
Gov. Phil Bredesen's string of successes in the Solar sector continues to lengthen
By Milt Capps Last updated Jan. 21, 2010 11:50 a.m. / Published Wednesday, January 20, 2010 4:38 pm
|12.||Rep. Mark White: GOP West TN Economic Caucus|
should push region's economic development
Legislator observes the Western Division of the State lagging Eastern and Western regions.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 4, 2017 3:30 pm
|13.||Against clock, Bredesen pushes Green jobs, innovation|
At the midpoint in Gov. Bredesen's second term, he's not letting-up on the accelerator for New Economy jobs
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, November 11, 2009 2:17 pm
|14.||Tennessee economy tied to cities' tech-weighted industry expansion|
City-performance research may help state's flywheels pursue critical mass in key industries.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, February 19, 2021 4:15 pm
|15.||Venture Notes - April 28, 2021|
Twenty updates on VC/PE moves, startups, innovation funding, family offices and more, plus Resources.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:36 pm
|16.||Gov. Lee samples major 2021 feats -- no entrepreneurial gains highlighted|
Commentary: Does list of TN gains in 2021 reflect actual lack of 'major' entrepreneurial achievements?
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 4, 2022 5:09 pm
|17.||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
|18.||Brookings: TN located in 'Heartland' region|
with weakspot for entrepreneurship
A sobering report from Brookings Institution researchers inevitably shows there's work yet to be done.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 18, 2018 7:30 am
|19.||2010 Economy: Kisber, Cromwell both face reckoning|
For perhaps the next six months, the pace of development of Tennessee's emerging New Economy will be largely in the hands of elected officials
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, January 6, 2010 2:47 pm
|20.||Bryan Frist grows Yoshi portfolio, lauds TN edge ahead of Series C raise|
B2B2C startup confirms convertible raise ahead of a Series C, expands services, values leverage of GM and other strategics.
By Milt Capps updated / Published Wednesday, December 15, 2021 2:11 pm
|21.||Venture Calendar - 2020 - Updated|
[updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, December 1, 2020 2:00 am