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Managers see TNInvestco benefits, Sen. Kyle restates case for outreach | Mountain Group Capital, Joe Cook III, Joe Cook Jr., Limestone Fund, TNInvestco, Innova Fund II, Innova Memphis, Memphis Bioworks Business Association, MBBA, Memphis Bioworks Foundation, Regina Whitley, Charlie Crawford, MB Venture Partners, Memphis Biomed Ventures Tennessee, TriStar Technology Fund, TriStar Technology Ventures, venture capital, healthcare, medical, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, LifeScience Tennessee, Southeast Medical Device Association, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Henry Doggrell, Gtx, Brian Laden, Gary Stevenson
Managers see TNInvestco benefits, Sen. Kyle restates case for outreach
TNInvestco's network effect is just one source of encouragement, but there remain issues to ponder
By Milt Capps and Ed Arnold updated March 6, 2012 6:37 p.m.

VentureTennessee is in Beta
VentureTennessee is in Beta

VentureTennessee will be in Beta mode. Meanwhile, for all previous coverage by both VentureNashville and VentureTennessee, just click the headline of this item.


Chattanooga's Gig City aims for explosion of techventures and investment | John Wilson, Lamp Post Group, INCITE, accelerators, incubators, Gig City, Geek Hunt, Geek Tank, pitching, venture capital, angel investors, talent, Chattanooga, Charlie Brock, Chattanooga Renaissance Fund, Lyndhurst Foundation, Michael Burcham, Sid Chambless, Nashville Capital Network, Paladdin Capital, Murphee Venture Partners, Glen Ricart, US Ignite, First Ignition, Google Fiber, gigabit, competitiveness, broadband, David Cummings, Jason Collins, Jason Collins, Paul Conley, Steve Dauphin, Jonathan Taplin, Annenberg Innovation Lab, Whiskey Media
Chattanooga's Gig City aims for explosion of techventures and investment
Stealing a march on Kansas City and other accelerating cities, this tech-venture community makes a push
By Milt Capps Updated 8:17 a.m.

Gov. Haslam's online performance Dashboard idea is mostly welcomed, but some want deeper view of results of Administration's efforts | economic development, health, safety, policy, state government, Gov. Bill Haslam, David Smith, Alexia Poe, analytics, metrics, innovation, patents, commercialization, technology transfer, accelerators, INCITE, Jobs4TN, data, performance, Will Cromer
Gov. Haslam's online performance Dashboard idea is mostly welcomed, but some want deeper view of results of Administration's efforts
The Governor's performance Dashboard is a good idea that can get better, say observers
By Milt Capps

TCRS: Retirement fund commits $40MM total to Bain Capital VF12, Canaan IX | TCRS, private equity, Lamar Villere, David Lillard, state government, Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, Bain Capital Canaan Partners
TCRS: Retirement fund commits $40MM total to Bain Capital VF12, Canaan IX
The state's retirement system advances past the half-billion dollar level in private-equity commitments
By Milt Capps

Tennessee-based Green Ballast registered its IPO and now waits for daylight | IPO, FINRA, SEC, LEED, environment, commercial real estate, U.S. Green Building Council, Green Ballast, lighting, energy, conservation, construction, engineering, intellectual property, patents
Tennessee-based Green Ballast registered its IPO and now waits for daylight
It's not Facebook, but this would-be OTC stock affords a clear look at startup options
By Milt Capps updated 4:51 p.m.

Retrospective Statewide coverage from the archive

All Previous Network Coverage | NewsBits, VentureNashville
All Previous Network Coverage
VentureTennessee is in Beta for a while. View all previous network coverage by clicking the headline above or peruse a few sample articles posted below.
Posted November 25, 2011

Burcham-led StartupTN will help connect Angels statewide | Michael Burcham, StartupTN, Startup Tennessee, economic development, entrepreneurs, Angel investors, Nashville Entrepreneur Center, INCITE, Gov. Bill Haslam, Bill Hagerty, Ryan Gooch
Burcham-led StartupTN will help connect Angels statewide
Wearing the chapeaus of both NEC and StartupTN, CEO Michael Burcham's playing a pivotal role
Milt Capps

Energy, Commodities: TCRS' $50MM commitment to Denham Capital fund | TCRS, private equity, Lamar Villere, Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, energy, metals, gold, platinum, Denham Capital Management
Energy, Commodities: TCRS' $50MM commitment to Denham Capital fund
Energy, including renewables, plus precious metals are targets of the TCRS private-equity commitment>
By Milt Capps

Haslam INCITE investment program puts job-arrow in ECD quiver | economic development, TNInvestco, Gov. Bill Haslam, Ryan Gooch, Bill Hagerty, Leslie Wisner Lynch, Tennessee Technology Development Corporation, President Barack Obama, venture capital, entrepreneurs, investment, taxes, INCITE, Jobs4TN
Haslam INCITE investment program puts job-arrow in ECD quiver
ECD's new co-investment program is on a fast track, it seems, toward awarding dollars in 1Q 2012
By Milt Capps

Cumberland University-linked Center enter pro-IP pact with MyWerx startup | Cumberland University, Cumberland Center, Tim Smith, MyWerx, Scott Massey, intellectual property, technology transfer, commercialization
Cumberland University-linked Center enter pro-IP pact with MyWerx startup
The state's commercialization push will depend on a steady flow of intellectual property from its campuses
Published Oct. 29, 2011 at VNC

Lamp Post Group stirs startups in Chattanooga | Lamp Post Group, Chattanooga, startups
Lamp Post Group stirs startups in Chattanooga
The Gig City is crankin' up support for startups and helping drive a campaign to attract Internet and software talent and entrepreneurs
Published April 25, 2011 at VNC

Qualls' Angel Capital Group pursues growth, pivots out of Memphis | Rachael Qualls, Angel Capital Group
Qualls' Angel Capital Group pursues growth, pivots out of Memphis
Founder Qualls persists in broadening the ACG footprint, with the occasional inevitable re-think
Published Oct. 3, 2011 at VNC

Tech2020 enters 17th year with its Eastate agenda evolving | Tech2020, Mike Cuddy, associations, economic development, technology
Tech2020 enters 17th year with its Eastate agenda evolving
Mike Cuddy clearly relishes leading the state's oldest and most broadly scoped pro-tech advocate
Published July 10, 2011

TN state retirement system Private Equity allocation hits $424MM | TCRS, Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, private equity, alternative investments
TN state retirement system Private Equity allocation hits $424MM
TCRS still have room under the allocation ceiling allowed by legislators in 2008 legislation.
Published May 26, 2011 at VNC

Ballard to depart ORNL for pro-entrepreneurial role
Ballard to depart ORNL for pro-entrepreneurial role
After decades with the University of Tennessee and key roles with ORNL and TTDC, Ballard joins an Eastate consultancy
Published Oct. 31, 2011 at VNC

Foster's Germantown-based S2 executes with surgical precision | Larry Foster, S2 Interactive
Foster's Germantown-based S2 executes with surgical precision
2011 was Tennessee's year of the Startup, as life-science and devices entrepreneurs made their pitches
Published Sept. 26, 2011 at VNC

StartupTN's charter includes assisting the state nine regional accelerators | StartupTN, Michael Burcham, Bill Hagerty
StartupTN's charter includes assisting the state nine regional accelerators
Published June 28, 2011 at VNC

Life Science Tennessee rallies Industry under Cook leadership | Life Science Tennessee, biotechnology, Joe Cook Jr., pharmaceuticals
Life Science Tennessee rallies Industry under Cook leadership
Formerly known as Tennessee Biotechnology Association, the rebranded Life Science Tennessee moves forward deliberately
November 7, 2011 from VNC


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