UPDATED Exclusive health-wellness venture roundup with 33 updates on fund raises, startups...all in Tennessee.
Founder Chris Cummings
Cummings' Pass It Down may raise more capital to reach museums, brands and others that must generate NFT revenue.
Co-founder Bill Frist MD
Of the healthcare-focused VC's 22 currently active portfolio companies, 12 are located in the Greater Nashville area.
Talkwalker\'s James Horey
Tennessee SaaS entrepreneur sets out on journey that could include IPO by global acquirer.
CEO search soon to begin.
A similar previous national CEO search drew nearly 900 applicants. Results may be known by the beginning of CY22.
Nearly 40 updates
Nearly 40 items on capraises, exec moves, major techs, PE, VC, CVC, musictech, fintech, healthtech, ag and much more.
CEO Jane Allen JD
Nashville Entrepreneur Center makes case for $450K in grant to support statewide entrepreneurship inclusion and diversity.
[Updated] Tech-advancement may be among programs getting fresh look, with funding increased and likely to grow further.
Joe Maxwell's FINTOP Capital in Nashville plays steadily broadening role in nation's fintech venture + tech ecosystem.
CEO Rachel Soper Sanders
Optimized nutrition startup producing revenue, eyes roadmap + milestones, with a possible A-round ahead.
Chairman Eric Thrailkill
14 companies, many farther along in maturation, are convening for advancement and expansion program.
Aaron Gerber MD MBA
Vanguard alumni aim to make high-quality cancer care more affordable, accessible, patient-centric.
Commis. Bob Rolfe, ECD
[Updated] Chairman says challenges led board to take 'different direction', national search will be mounted for next in a lengthening line of CEOs.
Mark Moore, Whisper Aero
30 actionable newsbits on capital raises, execs, pandemic and events, relocations and more.
Entrepreneurial and economic development allies have crafted roadmap to Rural development leadership.
Opry Entertainment exec eyes YUDU, Shore Cap, Wellview, Martin Ventures, ProCredEx, NOFs and more.
Latest fund raise could become largest in history of Clayton Associates ecosystem.
CEO Andrew Walters
VU-propelled startup, AI for VC, MB Ventures, Claritas, Harbert, McWhorter, lifesci fund, ed tech, SBIR, and more...
Responses due by Aug. 2, 2021
[Updated] Deadline set for comments on needed investment capital, loans, training, microlending and more, U.S. Treasury-funded program.
Mike Bradshaw MBA
Leader, entrepreneur and investigator of economic ecosystems named first Entrepreneur in Residence of UTC-CIE.
Memphis players in motion
UPdated - EDA's Build to Scale is assessing three 2021 entrepreneurship, commercialization proposals from Memphis.
Chris Hefley of CoPilot
Two-dozen+ venture newcomers, startups, capraises, investments in CREtech, Fintech, Edtech, Healthtech, and more.
Chattanooga investor likely to back 25 new portfolio companies in U.S. and abroad.
CEO Lindsey Cox MBA
Healthcare, transportation, mobility among targets of new Chattanooga Regional Catalyst Fund
Founder Fawn Weaver
TN U.S. Senators oppose Innovation bill over China issues, capital raises, big day for Uncle Nearest, new startup cohorts, EIR + grant invitations,
Shovel ready in early 2022?
State begins refining strategy, aims to bring 4,100-acre OEM project to fruit, if it can be done.
U.S. Sen. Blackburn
New funds, capital raises, Blackburn and Cooper in tech caucuses, startup momentum, and more.
Veteran of finance, recruitment and development and other fields cites fintech as hypothetical target vertical.
Gov. Bill Lee
With potential tenants in sight, authorized funding will be free for wastewater pipeline, partnership development and more.
E. Douglas Grindstaff
Eighteen updates on startups, capital raises, and more from TN, KY, ALA
Stokel and Moreland
Co-Founders of EVA
Founders emerged from Pandemic Pivot with fresh view of prospects for curated talent and tech-supported deals.
A simple question, because the issue of early-stage capital formation in TN probably warrants further discussion.
CEO Tyler Lenane
Tyler Lenane relo'd to Nashville from San Francisco to ramp a series of online communities built around music genres.
If Tennessee enlists for SSBCI funding, TTDC investment committee could get pretty busy.
Claritas\' Theresa Sexton
Couple-dozen bulletins on spacs, letter rounds, startups, innovators, execs in motion, resources from around the ecosystem
CEO Veronica Mallett CEO
New organization promises to raise even further Meharry's regional and national standing among innovators.
Founder Stephen DeGrazia
Nashville, Austin or elsewhere may be home long-term for Music fintech startup raising capital.
Fintech\'s Joe Maxwell
One of TN's most aggressive fintech builders + bettors joins others to grow a new ecosystem.
Co-Founder CEO Rick Margaritov
Veteran of NYC, LA, Singapore hospitality, beverages strategy, branding + growth plants flag in Nashville.
Co-founder Will Weaver
Care management tech company has new customers for repointed platform, mulls priced round guided by advisor.
Four teams based in Tennessee, plus businesses from Canada, Illinois, Boston and elsewhere get the nod.
Twenty updates on VC/PE moves, startups, innovation funding, family offices and more, plus Resources.
15 bullets on VC/PE raises, plus startups in healthcare, power, fintech and more.
Current and future startups being spawned by TTO focused on commercializing innovation.
GP Rick Kushel
Nashville VC adds advisor marketing-automation startup Snappy Kraken to portfolio, has other initiatives afoot.
CEO Vaden Landers
Nashville serial fintech entrepreneur gears-up to create, own and-or advise SaaS companies in multiple segments.
CEO Chris Ferrell
PE-backed CEO's vision for Endeavor warrants keeping IPO among longer-term growth options.
[Updated] Serial healthcare entrepreneur stacks C-round capital for TEND business from his Tennessee base.
Former LaunchTN CEO is consulting to Advantage Capital in support of New Markets Tax Credit proposed for TN.
UPDATED: U.S. Treasury program to move economic-development, equity and entrepreneurship needles, soon to be revived.
CEO Michael Garrabrant
ETN startup Stone Mountain Tech maps capital, foresees global reach, hundreds of homegrown E.TN jobs.
CEO Tom Bancroft
Franklin-based veteran of Walt Disney has passion for creating path for direct investment in Animation business.
Fintech VC in major alliance, plus filings in banking, film industry, med devices and more.
Impetus for fund has been growing amid rampant awareness of inequities in backing for Black entrepreneurs.
[Updated] Late-breaking budget amendment proposal may improve odds for funding core SBIR-STTR grant-matching program.
DeWitt Thompson V
Today: ObjectiveGI | AgAdvisory | EPI Capital | TechTrans | IPE | Lemonade | IMAC | SESAC | Agilon | Nikola
Deal flow again robust, as GCA requires owners seeking exits, successor management in-place, strong fundamentals
Today: UTXO | Freedman | Heritage | Acquire | FINTOP | Sphere | Ditto | OZ | TNacity | Caduceus | IDB | Avondale | Harbert | Peaker and more.
(16+) Ricci | Whitney | Ghorashi | Dolan | Creel | Mann | Dent | Huddleston | Johns | Wilt | Ramkhelawan | Nagarajan | Ward | Eagle | McAdoo | Joseph
Nashville startup aims to move into 300 U.S. markets, stitching American quilt of opinion.
TN-based VC maps capital, aims to be top-ranked Tech VC in SE and frequent actor on national VC scene.
Founder Sara Bellos
Its $9MM B-round nearly done, the startup's cornerstone is an amalgam of purpose, agriculture, supply chain and global economics.
Tennessee State Capitol
Against the backdrop of the pandemic, Launch Tennessee and Life Science Tennessee look to maintain momentum.
[updated] 37 items on startups, PE-VC-Angel-Crowd-Seed raises, entrepreneurs, events, deadlines, resources and more.
Metros are a path forward
City-performance research may help state's flywheels pursue critical mass in key industries.
UPDATED Massive economic project conceived 16 years ago now seems under no-holds-barred assessment.
Interim CEO Ed Caldwell
PE-backed fintech, services company expands role as consumers, providers seek solutions.
CEO Chad Collier
With strong growth and having raised $40MM in past few years, founders may opt for further accelerant.
CEO Felicia Jackson
UPDATED Advisors in place, early conversations with potential investors underway, founder seeks increased market traction.
UMG\'s Adam Hanover
Action: UGP, Grabbr, VoluMetrix, SSM Partners, new PE fund, FINTOP, FilterX, Redwood, SocialBot, Shockwave.
TN IPO enlarges, Pharos and other VC updates, plus action in spacs, fintech, insuretech, sports odds and more.
CEO Scott Ellyson
EQHA plans for offering come after long period of scant IPO activity in healthcare services sector.
CEO Van Tucker
Creating impactful companies, changing communities, and nurturing collaboration are just parts of her answer.
Founder-CEO Kim Lavine
Michigan entrepreneur discovering Nashville's robust healthcare venture ecosystem.
CEO Justin Owen JD
Amid pandemic and General Assembly session looming, 'broadest sandbox program in the U.S.' is the goal.