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Venture Calendar - 2019 - Updated

Venture Calendar - 2019 - Updated

[Updated] Entrepreneurial, startup and capital events and activities around Tennessee.

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CEO Jeff Ervin
CEO Jeff Ervin

IMAC Regeneration IPO prices with modest target and broader aims

Completing process, this startup's listing could help with elite athlete partners, banks, investors.

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CEO Sean Flood
CEO Sean Flood

PE-backed Gotcha Mobility's capraise underway, Nashville entry imminent

Fast-moving Mobility-as-a-Service entrant backed by MSouth aims to add 50 markets in 2019.

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CEO Ed Cantwell
CEO Ed Cantwell

Today's HHS tech regulatory move didn't catch
Center for Medical Interoperability by surprise

CMI is locked-onto policy and industry developments, as it presses its mission forward.

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CEO Mike Uchrin
CEO Mike Uchrin

Frist-Cressey Ventures in near-$5MM round for Nashville's Monogram Health

VC expands its portfolio with its entrepreneur in residence at the helm.

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CEO Margaret Dolan
CEO Margaret Dolan

CEO: LaunchTN hires tackle Capital requirements, Commercialization

Commercialization and availability of capital now more fully staffed for a strategic push forward.

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SVP Phil Shmerling
SVP Phil Shmerling

Studio Bank's Shmerling offers reality check for Nashville entrepreneurs

Particularly if you're trying to grow a business that's not in Healthcare or Music, you may need to hear this -- again.

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TokenizeTN names exec director to advance blockchain ecosystem

TokenizeTN names exec director to advance blockchain ecosystem

Fledgling nonprofit adds staff with politics and projects savvy to support advocacy and outreach.

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TN General Assembly, Lobbyists + Clients engage on ed, tech,<br>medicine, taxes, myriad other issues

TN General Assembly, Lobbyists + Clients engage on ed, tech,
medicine, taxes, myriad other issues

As bill-filing deadlines loom, bills that shape TN economy, startups, entrepreneurial momentum are in prospect.

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CEO: Nashville Fashion Alliance may pivot into strategic relationship

CEO: Nashville Fashion Alliance may pivot into strategic relationship

With a merger or other transition afoot, NFA chief and Mayor Briley restate value of supporting Creatives, Fashion entrepreneurs.

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David Perry of DSP
David Perry of DSP

Venture Notes - January 23, 2019

Latest roundup of Tennessee startups, capital raises, economic development and more.

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Briovation drops Festival V, will instead draw on Health:Further<br>as it pursues innovation advisory roles + investor entrée

Briovation drops Festival V, will instead draw on Health:Further
as it pursues innovation advisory roles + investor entrée

Co-founders Gatto & Whitney keep tacking in healthcare's crosswinds, complete 6th capraise of $21MM, its largest to date.

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State, Federal partnership spawns 24 grants for Tennessee tech companies

State, Federal partnership spawns 24 grants for Tennessee tech companies

LaunchTN matches have now supported 24 fledgling firms, mainly in energy, materials and health/biomedical.

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CEO Leslie Smith
CEO Leslie Smith

Epicenter CEO: Mobilizing Black-owned firms can bring Memphis surge

With Black-owned ventures front and center, CEO shares playbook for forging just, inclusive, growing regional economy.

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LifeSciences: NashBio in SFO showcase; VUMC + GE Health partner

LifeSciences: NashBio in SFO showcase; VUMC + GE Health partner

Ventures, partnerships accelerate VUMC lifesciences, plus VUMC and VU's independent commercialization programs.

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Gov.-Elect Bill Lee
Gov.-Elect Bill Lee

Venture Notes- 3 Jan. 2019 - Gov.-Elect Lee retains ECD chief,
plus updates on tech startup capital raises

Lee Cabinet choices affect ECD, LaunchTN, others..plus updates on capital raises.

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Jamie Bailey
Jamie Bailey

SaaS M&A: In wake of Initial State sale to Tektronix, founder
makes case for non-healthcare SaaS venture push

Nashville needs more SaaS startups and talent pool is adequate now for those who engage with ecosystem.

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Soccer in the money
Soccer in the money

Venture Notes - December 19, 2018

People on the move, capraises for Soccer, healthIT and others -- and maybe a tech employer in play.

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CEO Shani Dowell
CEO Shani Dowell

Edtech startup Possip Inc. offers 2-way feedback glue for parents, schools

Education champion + entrepreneur is raising Seed capital, mapping growth

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Milken Institute says Tennessee advances, yet struggles with tech commercialization and venture funding

Milken Institute says Tennessee advances, yet struggles with tech commercialization and venture funding

Biannual Science & Technology Index shows some TN gains, but weakspots among growth factors

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