|1.||Pathfinder Therapeutics CEO is out|
Venture continues to scout capital, relying on federal grants to stay alive and hoping for a break
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 23, 2008 7:08 am
|2.||Pathfinder Therapeutics gets $5.2MM A-round infusion|
After a long sojourn in the VC desert, a VU spinout finds it A-round lead in North Carolina
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, October 30, 2008 1:06 pm
|3.||Noted: Pathfinder Therapeutics has named Jim Cloar president, CEO|
The latest CEO appointment at the helm of Pathfinder has a med-devices background.
By VNC Staff updated March 6, 2012 8:36 a.m. / Published Monday, March 5, 2012 2:24 pm
|4.||Nashville tech ventures to pitch at Southeast Venture Conference|
Two very different enterprises - Uloop and Pathfinder Therapeutics - are on the money trail, once again
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, January 28, 2009 7:36 am
|5.||UPDATE: Pathfinder Therapeutics is back on the money trail|
Making scientific discoveries that can survive the punishing path toward the market is hard enough. Now that the FDA has approved marketing that could save liver-cancer patients' lives, Pathfinder Therapeutics hopes local investors and the State of Tennessee can lend a hand. But, they're not holding their breath.
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, May 20, 2008 1:48 pm
|6.||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
|7.||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
|8.||Faros Healthcare names board chair, as Centerstone plan advances|
[updated] Former Pathfinder exec is CEO in the business that got running start in Centerstone.
Milt Capps updated 9:55am 25 Oct 2016 / Published Monday, October 24, 2016 4:08 pm
|9.||Passport's Lackey stands aside for new CEO|
After nearly 13 years at the helm, revenue-cycle pioneer steps up to the chairman's office, with health IT veteran now aboard
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, April 6, 2009 1:01 pm
|10.||Vanderbilt venture developer notes 'disconnect' with Venture Capital|
Christopher Rand's presentation underscores gaps in the capital continuum, but suggests a target-rich environment for seed-stage investors
By Milt Capps Last Updated 4:56 p.m. / Published Thursday, September 17, 2009 12:07 pm
|11.||LaunchTN's Gindt departs to lead LinkdCare healthcare startup|
[updated] Stefansic and Hogin among those departing, with interest in private-sector jobs.
Milt Capps updated Nov. 2, 2015, 1939hrs / Published Friday, October 10, 2014 2:45 pm
|12.||VC CEO steps aside for new man at Pathfinder Therapeutics|
UPDATED 12:44 p.m.Nationwide search lands med-devices veteran for persistent Vanderbilt spin-out
By Milt Capps UPDATED 12:44 p.m. / Published Wednesday, March 11, 2009 10:40 am
|13.||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
|14.||TriStar Technology Ventures files for $40MM capital raise for Tech Fund II|
Just days after parent HIG added to its management team, Tri-Star reports it has begun one of Tennessee's larger recent fund raises
By Milt Capps updated 10:01 a.m. / Published Tuesday, December 6, 2011 8:57 am
|15.||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
|16.||Drug-discovery linchpin PMI BioPharma Solutions hoists flag in Tennessee|
The word is just getting out about new entrant in Tennessee biopharm ecosystem.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 5:00 pm
|17.||VU School of Engineering alumni spawn businesses|
It may be only the tip of the Engineering iceberg at Vanderbilt, but here's a sample of the fruits of education and research
By Milt Capps Last updated 10:04 p.m. / Published Friday, March 26, 2010 10:01 am
|18.||i24 SupplyCo paves innovation path alongside Soldiers at Ft. Campbell|
Engineer-cum-entrepreneur Kevin Galloway feels his productizing skills, soldiers' front-line savvy make a good mix.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, August 18, 2022 11:53 am
|19.||Vanderbilt University picks Cleveland Clinic exec|
to drive transfer and commercialization of IP
' Overhaul and investment ' could lead to accelerated enterprise development from VU research and development
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, April 27, 2011 11:00 am
|20.||FCA Venture Partners said to co-manage Dioko fund, files for $75M Fund VI|
[Updated] Clayton Associates affiliate obviously pushing on more than one front.
Milt Capps UPDATED March 15, 2016 11:23 a.m. / Published Monday, February 22, 2016 2:52 pm
|21.||VU Tech Transfer takes company's liquidation in stride|
There are still 21 active portfolio companies over which Chris McKinney says grace.
Published Monday, April 14, 2008 6:35 am
|22.||VUMC's Jacobson will never buy lunch in this town, again|
Legendary physician-entrepreneur-scientist's departure from VU leadership ranks leaves venture community asking whether he'll remain involved
By Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009 1:25 pm
|23.||NV Entrepreneur Center tells startups in 2019 ProjectHealthcare cohort|
The EC says four of the 14 teams announced today originate in Tennessee.
updated 25 July 2019 / Published Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:50 pm
|24.||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
|25.||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
|26.||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
|27.||EC's Project Healthcare cohort grows to 18 companies gathering tonight|
Nashville EC says Portfolio companies are more advanced, separate pilot will help newer startups.
By Milt Capps / Published Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:30 pm
|28.||TechVenture Challenge spurs entrepreneurism|
among Vanderbilt University students
Students have decided they can't wait on the rest of the world to create the great jobs they want
By Milt Capps updated 10:35 a.m. / Published Thursday, February 9, 2012 8:34 am
|29.||TNInvestco data flows, funds mull providing more updates|
Stakeholders may soon find that just keeping up with the funds' data is a challenge all its own
By Milt Capps Updated March 31, 2011, 10:08 a.m. / Published Monday, March 28, 2011 3:25 pm
|30.||Venture Notes -- October 18, 2019|
Launch Tennessee, Electro-Active, Dynamo, CET, EPIcenter, and more updated in today's roundup.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, October 18, 2019 10:45 am
|31.||Centerstone Research Institute eyes capital for healthcare analytics spin-out|
Centerstone of America seeks commercial prowess to get technologies to market.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, July 28, 2015 3:15 pm
|32.||'Educating the money' may be answer to diversifying Nashville techventures|
[EMIDS update Dec. 5, 2013] Maybe it's time to focus on something more than our reported shortage of coders
By Milt Capps updated Dec. 5, 2013 / Published Tuesday, May 8, 2012 10:17 am
|33.||Angel Capital Group chapter fate uncertain in Memphis|
ACG plans to open five new city chapters soon; for now, its Memphis outpost is semi-shuttered
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, October 3, 2011 8:19 am
|34.||The VNC Reader's Guide to the Best of 2008|
'Respect must be paid' to 2008, with a sample drawn from nearly 200 VNC stories, setting the stage for 2009
Milt Capps / Published Friday, January 2, 2009 2:15 pm
|35.||Vanderbilt steps-up effort to help faculty create ventures, market products|
Hundreds of discoveries and patents on-hand, Vanderbilt expands its efforts to commercialize intellectual property
Milt Capps / Published Sunday, November 23, 2008 8:39 pm
|36.||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
|37.||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
|38.||Partnership 2010/Chamber call for 'Virtual Entrepreneur Center'|
With an eye toward the long haul, and against a backdrop of economic crisis, Co-Chairs Frist and Shmerling (L-R) release Entrepreneur Project recommendations
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 8, 2008 3:34 pm
|39.||CredenceHealth leverages Angel money and Feds' pressure|
With $17.2 billion soon under the scalpel, startup feels it has a better mousetrap for improving quality and financial returns
By Milt Capps Last Updated 5:35 P.M. / Published Thursday, May 14, 2009 8:58 am
|40.||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