CEO John Bass
CEO John Bass et al today filed for a capital raise north of $8MM to advance 'venture studio' business.
Healthcare is first-up, but other verticals beckon in U.S. and other nations. Capital open for discussion.
The firm's currently announced portfolio includes a Tennessee-based firm.
Founder-CEO Chad Marcum
Founder-CEO Chad Marcum broadens AR startup industry reach and tech footprint.
DRS valuation, other transaction details have not been divulged.
[updated] Capital raises, executive moves, venture plays, true startups and more.
Jumpstart Health Investors deploys new VC to pursue compelling opportunities among Black-owned firms.
Israel Rollins MBA MPA
Nashville Founder/GP targets fintech, insurtech, digital-health verticals, affirms cap-table diversity goal
Intelligent Mobility, Life Sciences, Energy, and Ag-Food networks bolster startup resources
[Updated] A gamble, sure, but the Pandemic Vintage of startups, capraises + executive moves may rival any we've seen in the past decade.
A batch of updates on executive moves, appointments, roles and other ties to Tennessee
Jumpstart Capital liquidity, LaunchTN, Jammber, virus capital, Fintech, Healthcare, data, Vizion, spinup, spinout, and more updates.
Menūd + Plankk Technologies
Nashville+ Calgary startups partnered more than a year, chose to merge, now raising capital.
The Tennessee Capitol
Both LaunchTN and its sponsor, TN ECD, have begun responding to Comptroller requests ahead of hearings later this year.
VNC is here highlighting sessions tied to capital and scale-up. 36|86 also has many other valuable elements.
Annual grant competition draws rigorous programs from campus and accelerator advocates for entrepreneurship, investment.
Digital Reasoning board said to devise M&A process, Bartholomew-Fox raise capital, hi-tech bicycle venture advances, and more here.
Despite massive headwinds, NGOs and other nonprofits seek to help drive transformation of state and its regional economies.
Investor Derrick Morgan
Potentially pivotal capital-formation event tomorrow, TN investment assessment 'first close' at week's end.
Jewel Burks Solomon
Fintech updates, exec and advisor appointments, special events in Nashville and Memphis.
CEO Beth Krauklis
[updated] CEO Beth Krauklis and Nashville cofounders seek rapid adoption, take blockchain partner, anticipates VC interest.
CEO Daniel McGugin
Payments veteran eyes market opportunities, strategic capital and M&A options after acquiring company entering growth mode.
CEO Scott Boruff
A veteran of tough slogs, CEO sees lift in enterprise demand for critical care monitoring of seniors in communities.
Ideas for The White House
White House scitech advisors suggest AI, biotech, comms, quantum infoscience, advanced manufacturing initiatives.
CEO Leigh McCormack
Backed by Transparency Health and Noon Management, this TN startup aims to help folks get safely back to work or school.
Music innovation push, startup scouts, fintech, Y-Combinator entrant, Angel Tax Credit takers, partnerships, exec moves, resources + more...
Tennessee native, VU EE grad takes vision from startup to exit in under 4 years, still embracing both risk and calling.
Union Square\'s Fred Wilson
New funds, startup capital raises, exec moves, innovation pushes, fintech, and a mayor who supports innovation.
CEO Worthe Holt MD MMM
New CEO charts rapid path toward 40 markets, says indie physician model both disruptive, scalable
Board voted today on her successor. Dolan made no disclosure of her plans.
New Angel fund, resource for family offices, OZ fund, Innova bets, Techstars eyes Knox, batch of raises, exec moves + more.
Comm. Hodgen Mainda
Consequential innovation and entrepreneurship issues are overshadowed, but may get visibility in future.
Proposed federal funding could rekindle TN entrepreneurship and innovation, much as during the earlier Haslam Administration.
Founder-CEO Clay Nicholas
With Seed self-funded and operations breakeven or better, veteran of HCIT, IBM, U.S. Army, West Point and more eyes higher ground.
Lofty goals, budget cuts and a mission made more challenging amid pandemic and economic pandemonium.
BluWave\'s Katie Marchetti
[updated] Capital raises, LaunchTN + Jumpstart updates, M&A, Lifesci deals, Schulz on Chamber, 4 Bridges expansion + more.
CEO Chase Spurlock PhD
[updated] Data science, machine learning tech and prediction services startup brings to bear its SDOH learning curve.
[updated] Longtime Nashville i-bankers will apply experience as venture-capital investors.
CEO Lisa Stinnett
Updated - Another bevy of entrepreneurs seeking capital, an innovative Fund ponders next steps, details on corporate relo's, and more.
Tracking moves among a baker's-dozen innovators, including Martin, McWhorter, Freeman, Johnson and more.
Gov. Bill Lee
Gov. Bill Lee updates us, plus 17 venture updates and resources on telemed, M&A and more.
[Updated] Due to COVID19-induced recession, recent years' stellar fund performance may be 'ancient history'.
Music production, gamification, fan engagement, shout-out market, backend management and more up for grabs.
Opportunities for startup growth and service are plentiful in the new Pandemic Era.
FINTOP\'s Joe Maxwell
[updated] VC looks to do at least six deals per year, and watches portfolio companies' KPIs amid chaos.
Nearly 30 items of extraordinary range, from capital raises, to exec appointments, uncertainty and more.
CEO Richard Perko
Specialized early-stage tech-centric ventures with market-entry challenges have 7 potential new allies.
[updated] Conference, tourism and other travel decision-makers worldwide are continually adapting to shifting conditions.
CEO Mark Harris PhD MBA
Serial entrepreneur leverages technology create by Vanderbilt University investigators.
Whether public or privately held, prospective strategic partners' financial durability warrants examination.
Matthew Murray PhD
Some would like to see a bold, rigorous assessment of TNInvestco that would better assess value and improve the model.
Knoxville OZ project
[updated] Convenors say tracks are clear for OZ-advantaged real estate and operating business developments.
Clint Gwin, President-CEO
Eighteen years into nonprofit lender's mission, Clint Gwin aims to expand footprint in key markets
A sample of what VU student and faculty ideas for producing better life experiences.
CEO Daniel Hart
[updated] PE-backed lab optimization company ramps sales, regards M&A as future option.
Updates on EC strategic planning, plus fintech, music tech startups, healthcare raises and more.
We're breaking-out eight events in Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville and Memphis as being of special interest.
[updated] Market Access program prioritizes quickly connecting with customers, vendors, and strategic partners
ECD Chief Bob Rolfe
[Updated 14 Feb 2020] ECD Chief Rolfe updates Caucus, advises all hands on deck about competition, ultimate project cost.
Even in this small sample of our budding entrepreneurs, there's amazing diversity of thought, target and personality.
Brian Fox, CPA, CGMA
Post-sale, Nashville native leads growth push, tracks M&A targets, and grows his Angel/LP investment portfolio.
MP Tyler Evans
In what could become $100MM fund, crypto exec aim to connect digital-asset investors with trading opportunities.
CEO David Stange
Mergers and acquisitions requirements likely to factor into decision on another raise by autumn 2020.
CEO Margaret Dolan
LTN board and leadership top for empowering ecosystem from post within the partner ranks.
Could lessons learned translate into new push for the innovation economy?
Nashvillian in ABLE Channel debut, Bill Butler's new biz, Castillo in hunt for startup award, fund update and more.
Knox entrepreneur has amassed knowledge and team bent on advancing mental health, motivation, goal achievement and social good.
New technology enables most website owners to get a piece of action in ticket-marketing arena.
13 new capital moves by Pharos, Relode, Blueprint, Curex, Claritas, and more.
Founders had questions about Nashville as a market priority, but were quickly won over.
COO Van Tucker, MBA
CEO Margaret Dolan has gained an exec who apparently knows a valuable badass when she sees one.
CEO Colleen G. Hoke
Colleen Hoke, Don Lazas are fresh off Frist-backed Series A, now at 12 centers and running.
William H. \'Bill\' Frist M.D.
[updated] Frist discloses details about what's under the hood of the healthtech startup now in stealth mode.
Sarah Fisher Gardial PhD
Both Venture + Corporate entrepreneurship embraced, because not everyone's cut-out for doing startups from scratch.
Founder-CEO Shani Dowell
Black female CEO shares 'what it takes' and underscores listening and learning, no matter what.