Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Chattanooga's push to celebrate its 1-Gig/persec infrastructure is ambitious. The remaining question is how much interest will it draw? Read about it here.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Representatives of the 3 regional business accelerators in Middle Tennessee will meet with entrepreneurs Wednesday. Lunch is free if you sign-up in time to get a seat. Read the details here.
(PolitiFact) We suppose we voters will eventually decide whether or not the state's Constitution "clearly" allows or disallows a state income tax; meanwhile, we simply appreciated the "clear" logic of this piece.
Friday, February 17, 2012
As with most companies at this stage, they say there's still 'more to come'.. in this case, we believe it. Read about Pro Player Connect.
Monday, February 13, 2012
It's shallow, that's what most observers say, but this VU School of Engineering prof has some ideas for addressing all that. Right here.
ERM Legal Solutions, which seems likely to soon be also known as something-like ERM Healthcare Solutions, is inching-up on a capital raise in Nashville. Right here.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
Vanderbilt University students have, to some extent, taken tech commercialization and entrepreneurship into their own hands, witness this spring's TechVenture Challenge. Read about it here.
It'll be 6 to 9 months from now, but a B-round is likely, says CEO Mark Harris, just after finishing his $500K A-round for NextGxDx, the online search/buy tool for genetic testing ordered for physicians' patients. Read about it.
Welsh Carson is a pretty spiffy callin' card, and they showed up in the form of NaviHealth, alongside Universal American and Select Medical to buy Nashville's SeniorMetrix, led by Rick Glanz, helped along by bankers Brentwood Capital Advisors. Right here.
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Voices Heard Media's founder and CEO, Will Overstreet, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Tennessee Valley Technology Council. Update here.
Green Ballast, the energy-saving smart-ballasts maker for commercial lighting, has filed for a small IPO and is awaiting its trading symbol for the OTC:BB. Here our exclusive.
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (TTDC) may eventually need to look for private funding for its operations. Update here.
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Case Foundation CEO Jean Case (left) brought the Startup America banner to the Nashville Entrepreneur Center to help mark the one-year anniversary of StAM and the launch of StartupTN. Notes here.
State ECD's leadership has shifted for its INCITE co-investment and related programs. Tech2020 installed a new CEO. And, Nashville Business Incubation Center was more room, more tenants, more influence. Catchup on it here.