Nashville EC says Portfolio companies are more advanced, separate pilot will help newer startups.
$3MM+ will go to new capital formation, entrepreneurship, mentoring and related initiatives. 3 winners in the state. 6 teams submitted compelling ideas.
Vreeland completes 9th transaction. Growth Fund I has dry powder, and Fund II is a target for 2020.
Event could top last year's 1,200 registrants, including 100 or more presenters, hundreds of serial entrepreneurs and investors.
Josh Rosenblatt JD
Nashville attorneys still homesteading here, joins virtual-first techco with apparent major VC backing.
Tennessee Tech alumna and entrepreneurship intern gets the job.
CEO Kelly Tiller
Funding fuels manufacturing and market priorities, but team is alert for other 'sustainable' opportunities.
Updated: Moneytree report from PwC and CBInsights is out, plus we have field notes on TN and Opportunity Zones.
President Tyler Seaberg
Hyperledger Fabric tech used to fight errors, fraud, adverse effects, illicit drug access.
VU Provost Susan Wente PhD
It will be an exacting decision process, supported by Spencer Stuart and grassroots input.
BTC\'s David Bailey
Updated: 21 items on TN capital raises, advisors, entrepreneurs and strategies.
CEO Robert Adams
Founder says he continues planning for capital raise and Nashville presence.
Brody-Waite plans to leave the decade-old entrepreneurship center.
Entrepreneur Lia Winter
The startup/venture cauldron bubbles across Tennessee. 40 abstracts here.
Kevin Ross, ALIENFAST
SaaS entrepreneur Kevin Ross and Esports advocate Jared Miller surface in new ventures.
CEO Eric Mayer
Fighting colorectal cancer, CEO eyes growing Knoxville biotech scene and Euro and U.S. markets
CEO Sarah Bellos
Founder has raised north of $8MM, recruited growing ranks of farmers since inception.
CEO Lee Clark
A Select Medical exec is also Amplion chair; CEO says tech advantage makes a raise reasonable.
Founder-CEO Karen Thomas
Founder says consumers will transform healthcare; she eyes series of raises, senior hires, partnerships.
David Jones PhD
Mixture of Entrepreneurship and innovation are further stirred and shaken at VU.
CEO Nancy Falls
CEO, author, advisor moves from bootstrapping to scale-up for board governance platform.
Chef Mailea Weger
Heritage pops new fund, plus raises for healthcare, crypto, CBD, Growth Fund model notes and more.
Cory Allison, Kelcor
Eight teams are enrolled in the Erlanger-Unum-CoLab HealthTech Accelerator.
Lee Molette II
Nashville entrepreneur's business and social-impact lenses are focused on venture gap.
Cohort D2C goods, wearables, transportation, diagnostic devices and remote patient monitoring.
Medical Decisions team believes it has unique offering, propelled by quality-of-care and economics tailwinds.
Bill Frist MD
News from Frist Cressey, fintechs, Washtopia, Episode Sols, Sphere, Veterans VC, FedEx, Ballast, VendEngine, and many more.
Music City Music Council, which augments Metro ECD, gets new staffer and SMB tools are spotlighted.
Frmr Chair Bob Antoshak
Alternative routes for developing the Fashion ecosystem could be taken while the industry matures further.
Phil Baker PharmD
Serial social-impact entrepreneur creates several potentially investable Pharmacy-related startups.
Robert A. \'Bobby\' Frist Jr.
HealthStream ties-up with early-growth cos, Alphabet-backed Clover hits Music City, a startup's $6MM raise, money for June Medical, HempTenn, BeastBrands, SmartRIA, and much more.
Eat on the House eschews ratings in favor of consumer intercepts at point of decision.
Weaver mulls spinout, Angels active, fintech adds, SiRanch bucks, tech commercialization, Briovation bread on the waters and more...
Files for $1.1MM preliminary capraise, ahead of much larger funding for projects in Tennessee and elsewhere.
[Updated] WillCo EC to serve established businesses seeking scale in TN's fast-growing Williamson County.
Matt Wiltshire's successor has led key deals for state economic and community development.
CEO David Benskin
Founder says company is ready to make scaleup push, amid active fintech M&A landscape.
GNTC CEO Brian Moyer
Nearly 70 judges listed here contributed centuries of relevant experience in choosing 14 Winners.
Sure, there's some HIT, but also a wide range of products, apps and services in a variety of sectors.
Twende - April 11-12, 2019
Unprecedented EC gathering meant to improve minority entrepreneurs' access to contacts, capital and growth.
[updated] Its delta symbol for change may prove a harbinger of this tech-centric company.
Earlier successful exit and relo to homestead in Tennessee helped pave the way for latest gambit.
FINTOP has drypowder from Fund I, expands team, likes what it sees in non-coastal dealflow.
CFE Director Jeff Cohu
Entrepreneurship, innovation, social impact, blockchain, networking are threads running in parallel.
[Updated 3/15] 41 items, including SEC $ filings, tech talent, startups, entrepreneurial events, capital formation, exec roles, and more.
CEO David Howerton
Core enterprise platform expected to have drawn north of $7MM total by summer's end.
[Updated] Director joins from PwC as tech development and entrepreneurship nonprofit pursues FY20 funding, strategic objectives.
Sixteen new startups join Project Music alumni ranks, with first public-facing event in May.
Startups, market-movers and cities, themselves, often seek 'network effects', reputation and visibility -- which makes an inclusive Award program vital.
CEO Marty Reed
CEO has deflected suitor interest, but after RANDA expands to more states, investment may get a re-think.
Combatting the leading killer
CEO maps course for Series A-2, Series B raises and views Goggle and Apple moves as reinforcing vision.
CEO Jeff Ervin
[updated] Completing process, this startup's listing could help with elite athlete partners, banks, investors.
CEO Sean Flood
[updated] Fast-moving Mobility-as-a-Service entrant backed by MSouth aims to add 50 markets in 2019.
CEO Ed Cantwell
CMI is locked-onto policy and industry developments, as it presses its mission forward.
CEO Mike Uchrin
VC expands its portfolio with its entrepreneur in residence at the helm.
CEO Margaret Dolan
Commercialization and availability of capital now more fully staffed for a strategic push forward.
SVP Phil Shmerling
Particularly if you're trying to grow a business that's not in Healthcare or Music, you may need to hear this -- again.
Fledgling nonprofit adds staff with politics and projects savvy to support advocacy and outreach.
As bill-filing deadlines loom, bills that shape TN economy, startups, entrepreneurial momentum are in prospect.
With a merger or other transition afoot, NFA chief and Mayor Briley restate value of supporting Creatives, Fashion entrepreneurs.
David Perry of DSP
Latest roundup of Tennessee startups, capital raises, economic development and more.
Co-founders Gatto & Whitney keep tacking in healthcare's crosswinds, complete 6th capraise of $21MM, its largest to date.
LaunchTN matches have now supported 24 fledgling firms, mainly in energy, materials and health/biomedical.
CEO Leslie Smith
With Black-owned ventures front and center, CEO shares playbook for forging just, inclusive, growing regional economy.
Ventures, partnerships accelerate VUMC lifesciences, plus VUMC and VU's independent commercialization programs.
Gov.-Elect Bill Lee
Lee Cabinet choices affect ECD, LaunchTN, others..plus updates on capital raises.
Nashville needs more SaaS startups and talent pool is adequate now for those who engage with ecosystem.
Soccer in the money
People on the move, capraises for Soccer, healthIT and others -- and maybe a tech employer in play.
CEO Shani Dowell
Education champion + entrepreneur is raising Seed capital, mapping growth
Biannual Science & Technology Index shows some TN gains, but weakspots among growth factors
The latest in a series of biannual rankings of the States on science and technology competitiveness.
[Updated] Birmingham among alternatives, as some Women, Blacks and other minorities report struggling for traction.
Mayor Briley maker-manufacturer initiatives, capital raises aplenty and more.
[updated] CEO sees IPO likely outcome for new platform company, ETA elites to gather in Nashville.
HealthIT startup winds-down, VC tags talent for Nashville, Angels raising, and more.