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iCitizen eyes $5MM-$10MM Series A, cites increased traction
iCitizen eyes $5MM-$10MM Series A, cites increased traction

[Updated CEO departure] Founded in 2012, startup said last June it was upgrading site, adding team.

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Gov. Haslam says ECD Commissioner Randy Boyd returning to private sector
Gov. Haslam says ECD Commissioner Randy Boyd returning to private sector

Announcement could fuel fresh speculation regarding potential Boyd bid for GOP gubernatorial nomination.

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Former US Senator Frist 'cautiously optimistic'<br>nation will address healthcare effectively
Former US Senator Frist 'cautiously optimistic'
nation will address healthcare effectively

Expresses confidence stage is set for constructive engagement about insurance exchanges and more.

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NEA partner eyes 'huge opportunity' for Nashville healthcare technologists
NEA partner eyes 'huge opportunity' for Nashville healthcare technologists

Sandbox, Brentwood Capital, Citigroup, NEA, EDG Partners execs share views.

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Nashville Technology Council dips cyber-toe into public policy waters
Nashville Technology Council dips cyber-toe into public policy waters

The small NTC must weigh carefully its forays into State and Federal policy-shaping.

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Venture Notes: EO-Nashville, Back Porch Group,<br> Sagents, PBM365, Frontier Capital, Tandum
Venture Notes: EO-Nashville, Back Porch Group,
Sagents, PBM365, Frontier Capital, Tandum

Updates on Endorsee, Sagents, Tandum, EO Nashville, PBM365, Back Porch Group, Exile.

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Passing: John Seigenthaler dies at 86
Passing: John Seigenthaler dies at 86

One of Nashville's most respected citizens has left the newsroom, but not in spirit.

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Startup POPVOX could double as case study for LaunchTN tech-venture push
Startup POPVOX could double as case study for LaunchTN tech-venture push
Tech-driven civics venture could mean high-growth jobs for Tennessee, or not
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'Corner man' Forrest Shoaf joins Dobie Media as advisor
'Corner man' Forrest Shoaf joins Dobie Media as advisor
With a capital raise on the horizon, early-stage company adds to advisor ranks
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TNT: Hagerty's state economic-development portfolio gets heavier
TNT: Hagerty's state economic-development portfolio gets heavier
Gov. Haslam's ECD commissioner has a growing list of to-do's, including an international trade portfolio
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TN ECD's Hagerty taps Corker aide<br>Fassbender for leadership role
TN ECD's Hagerty taps Corker aide
Fassbender for leadership role
With Gov. Bill Haslam's jobs- and innovation-producing strategy launching next week, the appointment of a seasoned operative is welcomed
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Will Pinkston takes lessons learned into Sync Strategies
Will Pinkston takes lessons learned into Sync Strategies
Former Bredesen aide and Haslam supporter starts independent communications practice
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NewsBits, Feb. 14, 2011
NewsBits, Feb. 14, 2011

New chair at lifesciences association..Parental Health update.. Bredesen aide moves.. Silicon Ranch and Venture Incite add staff.. PE investors disappear after liquidation.. bio-entrepreneurs..more

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Informatics pro chosen to execute e-Health plan for TN
Informatics pro chosen to execute e-Health plan for TN
With the end of the Bredesen Administration in sight, the Administration is entrusting its regional exchange initiative to a tech talent
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Farr sides with Angels, sees tougher investor standards as 'paternalistic' and hurting ventures
Farr sides with Angels, sees tougher investor standards as 'paternalistic' and hurting ventures
Revenue Commissioner notes that his focus is tightly focused on expanding and tweaking TNInvestco
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Briefly:  Errant 'VC secrecy' reference in legislation provokes mild hubbub
Briefly: Errant 'VC secrecy' reference in legislation provokes mild hubbub
In the highly charged environment around TNInvestco confidentiality, it's no surprise a caption bill caught the eye
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ISO Capital: Dobie Media sets next capital raise for EvieSays
ISO Capital: Dobie Media sets next capital raise for EvieSays
In a crowded field, Nashville startup is relying on strategy of providing 'free' content to customers among old media
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NEST-TN, LLC
NEST-TN, LLC
At left, Fran Marcum
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Frist:  Quorum alliance, M&A to boost HealthStream 'earnings power'
Frist: Quorum alliance, M&A to boost HealthStream 'earnings power'
HealthStream seems ready to use its cash to innovate or acquire products, buy companies and sell more aggressively alongside its partners
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TN Biotech group confirms its new chair's resignation
TN Biotech group confirms its new chair's resignation
Departing exec says she sought 'sense of urgency', while interim chairman says he hopes TBA will find 'someone like Leslie' to help group become 'more relevant'
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Tech Startup:  O'Connell launches SearchViz
Tech Startup: O'Connell launches SearchViz
Tech guru, civic activist and talkshow host, this Nashvillian sets out on a new quest
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Venture capitalists standing-down from FONCE battle
Venture capitalists standing-down from FONCE battle
A dust-up avoided, the state's venture-capital firms announce they're no longer concerned about certain changes in taxbreak provisions affecting family-owned entities.
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'Nowhere is safe':  Saint reaches $30MM in NIMBY wars
'Nowhere is safe': Saint reaches $30MM in NIMBY wars
Nashville entrepreneur says specializing in conflict generates annual growth in business driven by controversy
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McWhorter-backed coalition, Solidus-backed company are health-reform allies
McWhorter-backed coalition, Solidus-backed company are health-reform allies
Veteran healthcare leader and venture-capitalist joins youthful advocates for a fresh, and aggressive look at health care reform
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Internet, broadband providers join Arts creators in Nashville briefing
Internet, broadband providers join Arts creators in Nashville briefing
AT&T, the Songwriters Guild and other interests brought their roadshow to Nashville this morning, to highlight industry and consumer interests
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