2016 Annual Video

Tennessee's Leading Angel Investment Organization

NCN is a network of 130 professional investors, most of whom have been founders and executives of Nashville’s most successful companies.

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    • Leading Artificial Intelligence Company, Digital Reasoning, Appoints Brett Jackson as CEO to Accelerate Growth

      April 20, 2017 - NASHVILLE, TN, April 20, 2017 – Brett Jackson has joined Digital Reasoning as the company’s CEO. As a seasoned leader of growth companies in data analytics and enterprise software, Jackson will work with the executive team to drive operational effectiveness, scalability, and new growth opportunities. Founder Tim Estes has transitioned to President after 17 years […]

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    • NextGxDx changes its name to Concert Genetics

      March 1, 2017 - Say goodbye to NextGxDx and hello to Concert Genetics. The buzzy Nashville-area health-tech company, a high-profile graduate of the city’s original startup accelerator, has rebranded. The name change reflects the company’s effort to bring a broader pool of stakeholders – including clinicians, labs and, increasingly, health plans – together (in “concert” as it were) to […]

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    • Former Gaylord execs build Groups360 to expedite meeting bookings

      January 5, 2017 - When Gaylord Entertainment underwent a massive restructuring in 2012, Kemp Gallineau was chief of sales at Gaylord Entertainment and Dave Kloeppel was Gaylord’s president. With Marriott International in charge of the company’s hotel operations, the two accomplished executives were out of job.

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    • Venture Capitalists Waking Up To Nashville Firms

      December 19, 2016 - December 19, 2016 – Nashville, Tennessee – GV, Google’s venture capital arm, Oak HC/FT, Nasdaq, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and BlueCross BlueShield Ventures are among the national or global companies and investment groups he rattles off that have poured millions into Nashville startups.

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    • Contessa Health Closes $7 Million Series B Financing

      October 17, 2016 - NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 13, 2016–Contessa Health, Inc., a leader in episodic risk arrangements and home hospitalization programs, raised $7 million in funding led by Noro-Moseley Partners, with participation from existing investors BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Martin Ventures and Sandbox Advantage Fund, as well as new investors, Nashville Capital Network and the Marshfield Clinic Health System. […]

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    • Aspire Health, Nation’s Largest Community-Based Palliative Care Provider, Expands to Nine Additional States

      October 5, 2016 - Nashville, TN – Aspire Health, the nation’s largest provider of non-hospice community-based palliative care, has expanded to nine additional states and recently closed a $32 million funding round led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) to support the company’s continued growth and expansion.

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    • Google invests in Frist-founded Aspire Health

      October 3, 2016 - Aspire Health, the palliative care company co-founded by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, has closed a $32 million funding round that was led by another big name: GV (formerly Google Ventures), the venture capital arm of tech giant Alphabet Inc. (Google’s parent company).

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    • Emma taps NYC-based entrepreneur for board

      August 16, 2016 - Local email marketing provider Emma announced Tuesday that New York-based entrepreneur Peter McCormick has joined its board of directors.

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    • SnapShot Interactive acquires St. Louis-based Pounds Media

      August 15, 2016 - Nashville-based digital marketing agency SnapShot Interactive has bought St. Louis-based Pounds Media, a deal that adds the St. Louis Cardinals, among others, to the local firm’s client roster. Terms of the deal, which adds four people to SnapShot’s existing St. Louis office, were not disclosed. In total, it brings the agency’s employee count to 40, […]

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    • Nashville’s new king of tech: Why it’s time to stop overlooking Digital Reasoning

      August 13, 2016 - For the past decade, Digital Reasoning quietly built its tech credibility from its Williamson County home. Now that it’s inked a deal with the nation’s largest hospital company and raised another $40 million, Digital Reasoning is no longer doing anything quietly.

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    • Nashville Capital Network, Nashville Health Care Council Release Report on VC Investment

      August 10, 2016 - NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Venture capital activity is flourishing in Nashville, creating a growing supply of funded companies that contribute to economic growth and furthering the city as a hub for innovation. Today, Nashville Capital Network (NCN) and the Nashville Health Care Council issued a comprehensive report on the local venture capital environment, titled “Nashville Venture Capital Report: […]

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    • Investors bet big on Nashville’s young health care firms

      August 8, 2016 - Young health care companies around Nashville received more than $940 million from 2005 to 2015, an explosion of venture capital investment that aligns with both the city’s rise to national prominence and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

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