|CEO: Optio Labs may pursue 'significant' Series B raise within 12 months |
Company partnered with Vanderbilt and others is building talent base in Nashville
|FinTech: New Constructs CEO says accelerator leverage,|
regulatory initiatives contribute to 'huge tailwind'
David Trainer says distortions in financial reporting are often overlooked, to investors' detriment.
|Nashville's longer-term role as StartupBus destination not guaranteed|
If Music City turns on charm, it could get a longer run as landing-spot for unique program.
|U.S. health Tech startup challenge has Jumpstart tie-in, 3/27 deadline|
Round Two pilot of a tech startup competition could be just beginning of League of Cities effort.
|Ebb & Flow: Former Emdeon SVP relishes growth-oriented CarePayment role|
Though relo'd from Nashville to Portland, CEO keeps eye on Nashville.
Milt Capps edit 4:32pm CT
|HealthIT: Scale-focused Roundingwell in Super-Angel raise, may double staff|
Smithwick says early market penetration signals 'time to step on the gas'.
Milt Capps typo correction 10:28a
|Gun.io CEO keeps finger off fund-raising trigger, outlines broad ambitions|
Founder on a mission sees world of opportunity, with a dash of charlatanism, here and there.
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|FinTech: Seed-stage BancList pops-up in Nashville, eyes capital raise|
Sector veteran Pete Scully leads the reconstituted company, which aims for rapid growth.
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|Sohr-backed DataFi mulls further Seed capital for fintech platform|
Entrepreneurs and their operating team advance goalward, as strategy unfolds.
|Healthbox grad Atlas Health Technologies eyes Seed capital round|
Accelerator grad moving toward an inflection point, and Healthbox tweaks its model.
Milt Capps updated 12:17pm
|CampusQuad: Ingram Content announces 2d Edtech investment in five days|
Student engagement for colleges and universities is the focal-point of this startup.
Milt Capps edit 10:29am
|Edtech: Ingram Content Group Ventures invests in Austin's Querium Corp|
Education content and assessment are hot segments that Ingram seems to eye.
|LaunchTN: Randy Boyd accepts baton from Hagerty, who returns to PE firm|
Commissioner now also presides over board of Tennessee Technology Development Corp.
|LaunchTN: McWhorter board resignation adds to agency's to-do's|
[updated] Litigation, uncertainty over INCITE funding, turnover and more.
Milt Capps Updated 10:02 a.m. 28 January 2015
|Legacies & Leadership: Nashville Technology Council Awards unveiled|
NTC may get a head of steam following its annual Awards confab.
|Nashville's Maxwell: PE-backed Ipreo 'absolutely' has more FinTech targets|
With Blackstone and Goldman Sachs aboard, entrepreneur sees further expansion locally.
|Owners of TNInvestco-backed Hubble Telemedical exit in sale to Welch Ally|
VTC First exit for the fund affiliated with Memphis-based MB Venture Partners.
VTC Larisa Brass
|Posited: FinTech accelerator idea meets entrepreneurial interest in Nashville|
Serial entrepreneur Joe Maxwell among those enthusiastic about new FinTech focus.
|Avila-led Emerge Financial Wellness mulls Series B raise in 2015|
CEO sees Southeast as a key region in FinTech development and related payments plays.
|FinTech: iQuantifi trajectory may take it to Series A raise this year|
This entrant to the red-hot sector is banking on rapid B2B growth.
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