At left, Fran Marcum
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:30 am
|2.||Cortac, Hubble Telemed and venture follow-ons get TNInvestco nods|
Seven portfolio companies get new or follow-on commitments, plus other updates.
By Milt Capps updated 7:15 p.m. / Published Monday, January 23, 2012 7:43 am
|3.||TNInvestco pace mounts; Consensus Point next up?|
NEST-TN busy adding portfolio companies as the TN capital-formation program enters second cycle
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 4, 2011 8:11 am
|4.||Senator Ketron would broaden TNInvestco and Institute's mission|
Legislator sees synergies not yet tapped in Middle Tennessee, and wants to see discussion of Tullahoma-centered proposal
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, December 14, 2009 8:43 am
|5.||Anthem Healthcare Intelligence capital raise underway with NEST-TN aboard|
[Updated] Agilum, fka Anthem Health Intelligence, updated its $5.5MM capital raise.
By Milt Capps updated 7:53 a.m. 21 Sept. 2012 / Published Thursday, September 20, 2012 6:46 pm
|6.||Bills in hopper: General Assembly, VCs eye TNInvestco expansion|
Though factions exist, they all seem to agree they want more TNInvestco funding
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 1, 2010 12:19 pm
|7.||TNInvestco portfolios: Hapten, ConsensusPoint, iScreen, Cagenix updates|
Reports from the front lines of entrepreneurship keep trickling in
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, August 9, 2011 10:54 am
|8.||SMTEC accelerator's Marcum retires, LaunchTN Rural plans nears debut|
The state's accelerator-linked ecosystem continues to evolve, it seems.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, October 20, 2015 11:45 am
|9.||TNInvestco: Goldrush underway to fund TN ventures|
$120MM program should inject more than $80MM into seed- and early-stage companies in Tennessee over next few years
By Milt Capps Last updated 10:29 a.m. Nov. 5, 2009 / Published Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:30 am
|10.||TNInvestco ranks may grow if idea gets legs|
UPDATED The capital pool might grow to $200MM; State officials are said to have held private meetings with group of TNInvestco players
By Milt Capps Last updated 8:35 p.m. / Published Tuesday, November 24, 2009 2:49 pm
|11.||Gov. Haslam's INCITE program stirs to life via 'Venture Incite' A-round|
There are some new faces among the 'usual suspects' applying at INCITE Fund
By Milt Capps updated May 26, 2012 / Published Monday, May 14, 2012 10:08 am
|12.||Parental Health attracts Innova Fund II as investors close Series A cap raise|
Hudsmith's HP-allied startup executes on its telemedicine strategy for seniors aging-in-place
By Milt Capps updated January 4, 2012 / Published Thursday, December 1, 2011 10:16 am
|13.||TNInvestco finalists named by ECD-Revenue|
Ten companies of 25 are advancing toward interviews and a shot at more than $80MM in tax-credit allocations that can be capitalized
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 7, 2009 9:53 am
|14.||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
|15.||Venture Notes - March 17, 2016|
Updates on VU venture staff, raises by SmartFurniture and RelevanceCapital and more.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 17, 2016 4:15 pm
|16.||Eyes on TNInvestco: New funds commit an estimated $30MM+ for TN startups|
There's now a small army of TNInvestco portfolio companies loose in the State of Tennessee.
By Milt Capps Updated July 12, 2011, 9:45 p.m. / Published Monday, July 11, 2011 9:33 pm
|17.||Feb. 22nd: Mind2Marketplace spotlights Tennessee|
regional accelerators for entrepreneurs
Briefings on the state's new regional business accelerators' mission and how to work with them.
VNC Staff / Published Monday, February 20, 2012 1:28 pm
|18.||Relevance Capital pursues Fund IV raise + regional tech-VC leadership|
Exits may be ahead for Brentwood-Tullahoma firm seeking stakes in early-stage coastal targets, but at Nashville valuations.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 25, 2018 3:18 pm
|19.||VentureNotes: Council Capital, Solidus at Work|
Council doubles-down on mail-order institutional pharmacy startup
By Milt Capps updated 31 August 0719 / Published Monday, August 27, 2012 12:54 pm
|20.||TNInvestco funds stay busy with further tech-sector investments|
A steady stream of commitments, often made to familiar names, continues, with results not yet due
By Milt Capps updated 8:46 p.m. / Published Wednesday, January 4, 2012 8:35 am
|21.||Smartvue receives suitors, next raise likely a multiple of $15MM Series B|
[Updated] About 16 years into his mission, CEO Renkis gears for Internet of Things video leadership.
Milt Capps Updated 2 April 2018 1046 / Published Tuesday, April 5, 2016 1:00 pm
|22.||NewsBits, May 23, 2011|
New VC council forming, less TNInvestco info, Marcums' Tullhoma venture Launch Pad and news here and elsewhere
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, May 23, 2011 8:29 am
|23.||Economy: Music City Music Council moves from rehearsal to live performance|
MC2 is moving forward aggressively with planning and action to recruit jobs, spawn startups, build visitors and educate generations
By Milt Capps Sept. 20, 2011 / Published Tuesday, September 20, 2011 8:38 am
|24.||MB Ventures makes its first TNInvestco bet: Veracity Medical Solutions|
MB partner says new fund has traction, with more announcements coming soon
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 11, 2011 8:38 am
|25.||Regional Roundup, Aug. 29, 2011|
Venture Incite's Y12 ties, capital raises, a TNInvestco, accelerators blossom and news statewide
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 29, 2011 8:01 am
|26.||Gatto: Jumpstart commercialization ties with VU limited, but promising|
Jumpstart Foundry creator offers perspective on expanding Vanderbilt University relationship.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 18, 2014 11:00 am
|27.||TNInvestco engine warms-up, as funds pass crucial test|
UPDATED State's capital-formation and high-performance investment program surmounts another milestone, as officials eye another trip to legislature
By Milt Capps Corrected and Last updated 4:34 p.m., Dec. 4, 2009 / Published Wednesday, December 2, 2009 2:00 pm
|28.||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
|29.||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
|30.||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
|31.||Solidus' Venture Incite options ORNL technology|
to bring its start-up 'assembly line' to life
Nashville VC's Oak Ridge affiliate has focused one of its startups on commercializing 'the Moses effect'
By Milt Capps Updated 2:47 p.m. / Published Sunday, June 19, 2011 2:32 pm
|32.||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
|33.||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
|34.||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
|35.||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
|36.||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