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Ingram Content Group ends 1440 accelerator gambit, keeps innovation focus
Ingram Content Group ends 1440 accelerator gambit, keeps innovation focus

No Cohort 2 planned for now, but ICG keeps all innovation options on table.

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The TENN master accelerator cohort for 2016-17
The TENN master accelerator cohort for 2016-17

TTDC releases another interesting group of startups from instate and out-of-state.

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Nashville's Project Music at the EC searches for Entrepreneur in Residence
Nashville's Project Music at the EC searches for Entrepreneur in Residence

Minimum 10 years' sector experience is prerequisite.

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Musculoskeletal startups often 'break stealth' during annual Memphis event
Musculoskeletal startups often 'break stealth' during annual Memphis event

VTC For the 14th year, investors, entrepreneurs, strategic corporates meld at FedEx Institute.

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Innovation Crossroads: ORNL Energy-startup accelerator aborning
Innovation Crossroads: ORNL Energy-startup accelerator aborning

VTC New accelerator likely to go operational in October.

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 Innovation Crossroads: ORNL Energy-startup accelerator aborning
Innovation Crossroads: ORNL Energy-startup accelerator aborning

VTC New Lab-embedded program to be detailed today.

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Dynamo Fund, Accelerator raise tops $18MM, cohort announced
Dynamo Fund, Accelerator raise tops $18MM, cohort announced

Entrepreneurs who exited America Access Transport for logistics, transportation startup program.

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Venture Notes - 12 September 2016
Venture Notes - 12 September 2016

[Updated] 11 items from around the state of interest to techies, investors, entrepreneurs, et al.

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CMA-backed, EC-based Project Music accelerator accepting 3.0 applications
CMA-backed, EC-based Project Music accelerator accepting 3.0 applications

The year-round program for developing innovative companies could advance, once again.

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Entrepreneur Center: Sullivan is EIR and startup Alumni Relations lead
Entrepreneur Center: Sullivan is EIR and startup Alumni Relations lead

Woman with international, finance, Angel and other experience to lead next phase of EC alumni network development.

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Venture Notes - 27 July 2016
Venture Notes - 27 July 2016

Speakers ahead and a Nashville startup joins Louisville healthcare accelerator.

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Steve Case: Nashville entrepreneurial scene can be 'better still'
Steve Case: Nashville entrepreneurial scene can be 'better still'

Racing toward the future, Nashville and TN innovators and businesses must be prepared.

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Village Capital-Kresge healthcare startup initiative<br>anchored in Nashville, San Francisco, Philadelphia
Village Capital-Kresge healthcare startup initiative
anchored in Nashville, San Francisco, Philadelphia

A cohort of healthcare startups will visit each city and ultimately peer-rate investment winners.

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EC seeks Entrepreneur in Residence, add advisors for Project Healthcare
EC seeks Entrepreneur in Residence, add advisors for Project Healthcare

[Updated] The EC also seeks an Entrepreneur in Residence for the PH initiative.

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Soundways 1st Music startup funded via Consortium/StartCo partnership
Soundways 1st Music startup funded via Consortium/StartCo partnership

VTC A new Music accelerator program in Memphis has awarded its first money.

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Startup retention: Will edtech entrant Coursicle be a Tennessee keeper?
Startup retention: Will edtech entrant Coursicle be a Tennessee keeper?

VTC We've proven we can attract cool companies. How do get them to stay?

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HealthX3: Jumpstart cohort, GfE HealthTech, EC Project Healthcare
HealthX3: Jumpstart cohort, GfE HealthTech, EC Project Healthcare

100s of apps reviewed for coveted spots in 2 programs - with app window open on another June 1.

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20 Days: Launch Tennessee bets heavily on impact of 36|86 conference
20 Days: Launch Tennessee bets heavily on impact of 36|86 conference

LTN aims to draw 900, including perhaps 100 investors to its 4th annual conclave in Nashville.

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2016 Memphis Accelerator Portfolios announced
2016 Memphis Accelerator Portfolios announced

VTC Teams arriving for array of Memphis accelerators.

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EPIcenter: Entrepreneurial 7.0 Quake in Memphis as accelerators erupt
EPIcenter: Entrepreneurial 7.0 Quake in Memphis as accelerators erupt

VTC Student-driven and Music-tied accelerators offerings are new in Memphis.

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Franklin's Innovation Park may include technology incubator
Franklin's Innovation Park may include technology incubator

Developers studying HudsonAlpha and other innovation centers.

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CEO: Despite Ukraine-Nashville shuttle, Music City best for Concert.Expert
CEO: Despite Ukraine-Nashville shuttle, Music City best for Concert.Expert

Co-founder happy to be in Nashville, with access to Indie performers and Project Music.

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New Chattanooga accelerator, $12MM Fund target Logistics, Drones, Software
New Chattanooga accelerator, $12MM Fund target Logistics, Drones, Software

VTC Two years after a successful exit from logistics business, a new venture launches.

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Venture Notes - March 1, 2016
Venture Notes - March 1, 2016

VU event, Fintech startup, Randy Boyd on ECD priorities, INCITE and accelerator cos.

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The Company Lab to accelerate dozens of startups each year
The Company Lab to accelerate dozens of startups each year

VTC Chattanooga nonprofit behind GigTank365 and CoLab Accelerator pushes ahead.

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March 18 app deadline for EPIcenter Logistics Innovation Accelerator
March 18 app deadline for EPIcenter Logistics Innovation Accelerator

VTC The second cohort of logistics-centered startups begins work in May.

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LaunchTN grapples with robust agenda of opportunities, challenges
LaunchTN grapples with robust agenda of opportunities, challenges

With 3686 ahead, new University and Researcher programs, weaker capital ecosystem and more

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CEO: Entrepreneur Center views Jumpstart accelerator exit as opportunity
CEO: Entrepreneur Center views Jumpstart accelerator exit as opportunity

[updated] Prepared for change, EC CEO has already sketched-out 2016 strategy.

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Jumpstart Foundry creates Healthcare fund, knocks accelerator model
Jumpstart Foundry creates Healthcare fund, knocks accelerator model

Vic Gatto and Marcus Whitney are creating an important fund, and exit accelerator universe.

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EC, Ingram announce first 1440 publishing accelerator cohort members
EC, Ingram announce first 1440 publishing accelerator cohort members

[Updated] Seven cohort companies include 3 U.S.-based, including a Tennessee startup.

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Venture Calendar 2015 - Updated
Venture Calendar 2015 - Updated

Updated No matter where you are in Tennessee, you'll want to consider many of these.

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Bunker Labs for Veterans emerging at Nashville Entrepreneur Center
Bunker Labs for Veterans emerging at Nashville Entrepreneur Center

New services for Veterans who aim to become entrepreneurial troopers may lie ahead.

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SMTEC accelerator's Marcum retires, LaunchTN Rural plans nears debut
SMTEC accelerator's Marcum retires, LaunchTN Rural plans nears debut

The state's accelerator-linked ecosystem continues to evolve, it seems.

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LaunchTN announces 2015-2016 Class of The TENN
LaunchTN announces 2015-2016 Class of The TENN

Third Cohort of Master Accelerator Program Kicks Off Oct. 21

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VentureNotes: McWhorter, Ingram, Bredesen touch on venture investment
VentureNotes: McWhorter, Ingram, Bredesen touch on venture investment

Three leaders' separate comments illuminate a common thread of concern.

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Jumpstart Foundry's Health:Further - presenting companies
Jumpstart Foundry's Health:Further - presenting companies

Here's the up-to-date listing of presenting companies.

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Vanderbilt University commercialization team tallies spin-outs, startups
Vanderbilt University commercialization team tallies spin-outs, startups

The past two FY's have seen VU IP embedded in startups in several sectors.

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Update: LaunchTN continues to refine strategy and priorities
Update: LaunchTN continues to refine strategy and priorities

Charlie Brock shares his topmost objectives, and we review a bit of the agenda.

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Ingram Content's 1440 Accelerator may drive 10 startups
Ingram Content's 1440 Accelerator may drive 10 startups

Entrepreneur Center collaborates with publishing group to enter new accelerator vertical

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FinTech: St. Louis' SixThirty accelerator beckons Nashville startups
FinTech: St. Louis' SixThirty accelerator beckons Nashville startups

Deadline July 10 - St. Louis accelerator ramps-up for Fall Cohort.

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JusticeXL startup accelerator program debuts in Tullahoma<br>at Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Centers
JusticeXL startup accelerator program debuts in Tullahoma
at Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Centers

VTC Tech-driven Dan Marcum pushes new program forward.

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Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, experts sought for LSTN statewide network
Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, experts sought for LSTN statewide network

Bio veteran Jim Monsor leads pilot effort to deepen TN's startup resources

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Project Music: Jammber leverages Chicago's 1871 + Nashville gravity
Project Music: Jammber leverages Chicago's 1871 + Nashville gravity

Cobb, Clabaugh brought ideas and energy to the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.

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Indigo Woman: CEO says Stony Creek Colors' capraise awaits pilot results
Indigo Woman: CEO says Stony Creek Colors' capraise awaits pilot results

'Unique' startup takes on major chemical companies with natural dyes for fashion.

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McWhorter sets Entrepreneur Center diligence,<br>mulls accelerators, capital links, other ideas
McWhorter sets Entrepreneur Center diligence,
mulls accelerators, capital links, other ideas

All program offerings are to be subjected to diligence befitting the next EC phase.

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Marcum confirms Tennessee's AutoXLR8R moving to Tech2020 at Oak Ridge
Marcum confirms Tennessee's AutoXLR8R moving to Tech2020 at Oak Ridge

VTC Accelerator's regional mission to be continued after 3 years at Tullahoma.

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FinTech: New Constructs CEO says accelerator leverage,<br>regulatory initiatives contribute to 'huge tailwind'
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.

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Nashville's longer-term role as StartupBus destination not guaranteed
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.

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Feb. 13 event: Nashville+TN financial-tech accelerator options
Feb. 13 event: Nashville+TN financial-tech accelerator options

ADDED Speaker - An unprecedented program designed to illuminate opportunities.

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LaunchTN: McWhorter board resignation adds to agency's to-do's
LaunchTN: McWhorter board resignation adds to agency's to-do's

[updated] Litigation, uncertainty over INCITE funding, turnover and more.

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Posited: FinTech accelerator idea meets entrepreneurial interest in Nashville
Posited: FinTech accelerator idea meets entrepreneurial interest in Nashville

Serial entrepreneur Joe Maxwell among those enthusiastic about new FinTech focus.

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Nashville's Project Music music+tech accelerator names 2015 startup cohort
Nashville's Project Music music+tech accelerator names 2015 startup cohort

Drum Roll - newest program unveils its eight class members.

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PEOPLE: Anand Sanwal's CB Insights has eyes on Nashville + Tennessee
PEOPLE: Anand Sanwal's CB Insights has eyes on Nashville + Tennessee

A keen observer of America's startup and Venture landscape took a few minutes with VNC.

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Bares to lead LifeScience Tennessee toward advocacy, capital objectives
Bares to lead LifeScience Tennessee toward advocacy, capital objectives

VTC: Effort continues to build LifeSciences to critical mass and influence in TN

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TNInvestco 2.0 prospects uncertain, entrepreneurs<br> and investors begin charting path forward
TNInvestco 2.0 prospects uncertain, entrepreneurs
and investors begin charting path forward

Since opinions are hard to monetize, leaders statewide seek new sources of momentum

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VentureNotes: Jumpstart Foundry, TNovation initiative
VentureNotes: Jumpstart Foundry, TNovation initiative

[Yes is answer] Might JSF become a single-vertical startup accelerator? TN HiMSS unveils new program identity.

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Crews Center for Entrepreneurship focus on startup talent development
Crews Center for Entrepreneurship focus on startup talent development

VTC CCE director brings lessons learned from his own startups, adjusted for the academic setting.

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ETN's Cathedral Innovation Group may be buttressed<br> by Charlotte-SanFran accelerators ahead of Seed raise
ETN's Cathedral Innovation Group may be buttressed
by Charlotte-SanFran accelerators ahead of Seed raise

Venture Tennessee reports on an Oak Ridge financial play within the 3D-advanced manufacturing sector

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'New Economy' analysis shows Tennessee lagging 39 other states
'New Economy' analysis shows Tennessee lagging 39 other states

Index delivers composite image of state's economic development, innovation status

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Mind2Marketplace seeks its own nonprofit charter,<br>will offer Tech-sector content and meetings
Mind2Marketplace seeks its own nonprofit charter,
will offer Tech-sector content and meetings
Murfreesboro group seeks to regain traction by serving others
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Launch Tennessee beefs-up board of directors,<br>sheds TTDC branding while CEO search continues
Launch Tennessee beefs-up board of directors,
sheds TTDC branding while CEO search continues
A true startup leader, investment pros and others are aboard for the continuing relaunch
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LaunchTN seeks traction on many fronts as it seeks to close deal for a CEO
LaunchTN seeks traction on many fronts as it seeks to close deal for a CEO
Re-launch puzzle coming into focus; filling the CEO chair is priority
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NBIC: Nashville incubator seeks next executive director, while strategy unfolds
NBIC: Nashville incubator seeks next executive director, while strategy unfolds
With seeds planted and a new strategy coming, NBIC chief steps down
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Chattanooga's 'Gig City' aims for explosion of techventures and investment
Chattanooga's 'Gig City' aims for explosion of techventures and investment
Initiative aims to draw Angels, techies and job-openings from across state and region
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Feb. 22nd: Mind2Marketplace spotlights Tennessee<br>regional accelerators for entrepreneurs
Feb. 22nd: Mind2Marketplace spotlights Tennessee
regional accelerators for entrepreneurs
Briefings on the state's new regional business accelerators' mission and how to work with them.
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App-deadline April 2nd: Jumpstart Foundry will forge up to 10 new ventures
App-deadline April 2nd: Jumpstart Foundry will forge up to 10 new ventures
JSF's second cohort class will experience some new wrinkles in the tech-biz accelerator program
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Briefly: ECD Innovation Director post vacated, Will Alexander picks-up duties
Briefly: ECD Innovation Director post vacated, Will Alexander picks-up duties
Ryan Gooch moves on to EnerNOC, and the Senator's son and others pick-up added duties
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Startup Tennessee to cultivate more Angel investors, among other goals
Startup Tennessee to cultivate more Angel investors, among other goals
Michael Burcham-led StartupTN may cut a broad swath through the state'e entrepreneurial ecosystem
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Regional Roundup, Aug. 29, 2011
Regional Roundup, Aug. 29, 2011
Venture Incite's Y12 ties, capital raises, a TNInvestco, accelerators blossom and news statewide
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Eyes on TNInvestco: New funds commit an estimated $30MM+ for TN startups
Eyes on TNInvestco: New funds commit an estimated $30MM+ for TN startups
There's now a small army of TNInvestco portfolio companies loose in the State of Tennessee.
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