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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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TriStar Health Partners eyes $100MM fund for healthIT, medtech and more
TriStar Health Partners eyes $100MM fund for healthIT, medtech and more

TriStar and Innovation Institute leaders 'get along well as human beings'

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Winners announced from Statewide University Pitch Competition
Winners announced from Statewide University Pitch Competition

[Updated] Effort intended to engage student-led startup teams statewide.

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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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HealthIT: Both hard realities and major opportunities are C4MI targets
HealthIT: Both hard realities and major opportunities are C4MI targets

Center for Medical Interoperability begins ramping-up its architectural and assessment work.

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Venture Notes - March 14, 2016
Venture Notes - March 14, 2016

Pendleton Square, NextDocVisit, VU commercialization.

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Tech-talented VU School of Engineering alumni quickly spread afar
Tech-talented VU School of Engineering alumni quickly spread afar

The local shortage of computer science, other engineering talent oft-cited, while recruiters swarm.

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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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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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Owners of TNInvestco-backed Hubble Telemedical exit in sale to Welch Ally
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.

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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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Commercialization: Eagle's VU team launching Vitalnx Corporation
Commercialization: Eagle's VU team launching Vitalnx Corporation

Med Center and Biomed Engineering faculty and students collaborate in commercialization effort

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Briefly: TriStar Technology Ventures invests in Cerebrotech
Briefly: TriStar Technology Ventures invests in Cerebrotech
Another bet in medical devices is m ade by Jacobson-led venture firm
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Noted: Pathfinder Therapeutics has named Jim Cloar president, CEO
Noted: Pathfinder Therapeutics has named Jim Cloar president, CEO
The latest CEO appointment at the helm of Pathfinder has a med-devices background.
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Memphis VC-allied MB Innovations eyes medical-devices development
Memphis VC-allied MB Innovations eyes medical-devices development
VC and industry veteran Mike Sherman will leave work, starting with Spine Wave
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MB Ventures makes its first TNInvestco bet: Veracity Medical Solutions
MB Ventures makes its first TNInvestco bet: Veracity Medical Solutions
MB partner says new fund has traction, with more announcements coming soon
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TriStar, Limestone TNINvestco funds<br>form Device Innovation Group
TriStar, Limestone TNINvestco funds
form Device Innovation Group

Medical devices may get a boost from the collaboration of two life-science weighted funds and an innovation driver

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NewsBits, February 28, 2011
NewsBits, February 28, 2011
Our latest roundup of VU searches, capital raises, marketing pushes, digital music, tech commercialization and more
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ANOVA: Biomet co-founder, Spires in ortho implant startup
ANOVA: Biomet co-founder, Spires in ortho implant startup
This Brentwood orthopedic-implants venture has decades of industry experience, and wants Nashville investors to have skin in the game
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Memphis Biomed Ventures Tennessee I LLC
Memphis Biomed Ventures Tennessee I LLC
At left, Gary Stevenson
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Innova Fund II, LP
Innova Fund II, LP

At left, Ken Woody

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Briefly:  Luminetx adds 3rd CEO
Briefly: Luminetx adds 3rd CEO
A promising technology, but lacklustre progress breed caution around this Memphis med-devices startup
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VC CEO steps aside for new man at Pathfinder Therapeutics
VC CEO steps aside for new man at Pathfinder Therapeutics
UPDATED 12:44 p.m.Nationwide search lands med-devices veteran for persistent Vanderbilt spin-out
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VCs: Nashville 'doesn't exist' in minds of many healthcare, tech investors
VCs: Nashville 'doesn't exist' in minds of many healthcare, tech investors

Former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist (left) predicted 'we're going to spend more on healthcare', but four VCs told local execs that few investors know much about Nashville's healthcare track record -- unwelcome news for Kin Clinton's Woolsthorpe Technologies.

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UPDATE:  Pathfinder Therapeutics is back on the money trail
UPDATE: Pathfinder Therapeutics is back on the money trail
Making scientific discoveries that can survive the punishing path toward the market is hard enough. Now that the FDA has approved marketing that could save liver-cancer patients' lives, Pathfinder Therapeutics hopes local investors and the State of Tennessee can lend a hand. But, they're not holding their breath.
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BioMimetic shakes-off FDA bruise,<Br> carves-out Biotechnology niche
BioMimetic shakes-off FDA bruise,
carves-out Biotechnology niche

Now, after selling its first FDA-approved product to a close ally, BioMimetic is flush with cash and experience -- and committed to developing biotechnologies in Middle Tennessee.

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Nashville loses Veran Medical Technologies
Nashville loses Veran Medical Technologies

[Updated] Results-oriented Nashville entrepreneur in hot medical-devices sector accepts VC investment, relocates firm. Should Nashville focus on more familiar sectors and 'focus on its knitting'?

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