Monday, November 28, 2011

Marc Fortune on Startup Sales

Marc Fortune, Nashville serial entrepreneur and Angel, has timely advice for startup teams about getting Sales done NOW. Our story's here.

Saturday, November 26, 2011


The AP (via Knoxville News Sentinel) compares industry talk of 'crisis' if Obama Administration enviro reg's are implemented, yet in many cases denies adverse material impact on their bottom lines from such actions. True, says AP, the future of the regs is uncertain. Story here.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011


'Sure hope you're an engaged reader of VentureNashville for startup, commercialization and investment news and features, and that you'll Like our FB page, the first chance you get! Many thanks, Milt

TN co-investment coming

State ECD Commissioner Bill Hagerty is likely within 3 weeks or so to announce criteria for investors applying for a share of the nearly $30MM the State plans to make available for co-investment, in an initiative designed to increase early-stage capital. Tennessee Technology Development Corporation will serve purely as non-judicial administrator of the Hagerty-designed program. Here's an earlier related story on other items in Hagerty's portfolio.

Wisdom of Kateo

Kate O'Neill of metamarketer has put her finger on something close to the essence of Nashville, and it's important for startup tyro's. Read about it here.

Startup paralysis?

One of our most-read recent stories: This panel calls the question: If you're an entrepreneur, why are you still sitting there still 'thinking about' starting a business? Tough love from Nashvillians who've been there. Read about it here.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

GOBA 2.5

GOBA ("Get Out, Be Active"), led by John Dayani Jr., today announced v2.5, a more robust version. Release here. Other GOBA progress notes here.