2021 Annual Report

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    • NCN and Play Ventures Lead Investment in Freedom Games

      November 4, 2022 - HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — November 4, 2022 — Freedom Games today announces that the company has completed its first outside priced-financing round in the company’s history, in which the investors injected approximately $10 Million in primary and secondary capital.

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    • Spiny.ai emerges from beta to make AI accessible for digital publishers

      October 24, 2022 - NASHVILLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spiny.ai (Spiny), an innovative content analytics, publisher intelligence, and advertising technology provider announced today that they had emerged from beta for a global product launch. The artificial intelligence (AI) powered digital publishing platform is currently used by a group of anchor customers that includes On3 Media, Outsider.com, and Leaders.com. Spiny also announced it has […]

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    • Upfront acquires PatientBond; expands capabilities for market-leading personalized patient access and engagement platform

      August 18, 2022 - The company’s patient activation technology, combined with PatientBond’s proven psychographic segmentation, will create a single enterprise solution to tackle healthcare’s “one size fits all” approach with personalized patient communication 

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    • CareHarmony Secures $15 million in Series A Funding Led by Maverick Ventures

      August 16, 2022 - Investment will fuel development of proprietary CareBlocks™ technology and accelerate hiring to meet increasing market demand

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    • NCN Adds Vice President Nolan Young

      July 18, 2022 - Nashville, TN (July 18, 2022)—Nashville Capital Network(NCN)–– an early stage investment firm, is pleased toannounce that former investment banker Nolan Young hasjoined the team as Vice President. Young brings anextensive track record of transaction experience, havingclosed opportunities in excess of $1.5 billion in aggregateenterprise value. Young was a Vice President at BrentwoodCapital Advisors (BCA), a […]

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    • NCN Fund IV Launches With $70 Million in Investor Commitments

      April 13, 2022 - Investors include founders and executives of most successful companies in the region. Nashville, TN (April 13, 2022) – Nashville Capital Network (NCN), an early-stage investment platform that leverages a proprietary network of professional investors to support promising, high growth companies, announced today that it has closed on its fourth private venture capital fund, NCN Fund IV.  […]

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    • NCN Partners with Former Aspire CEO and CMMI Director Brad Smith

      June 29, 2021 - NASHVILLE, TN – Today, Russell Street Ventures and Brad Smith announced the launch of Main StreetHealth, a new company focused exclusively on delivering value-based healthcare in rural America. Main Street Health’s first offering is the Extra Access program, which will provide a range of enhanced healthcare services to seniors in rural America in partnership with […]

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    • NCN joins Grant Avenue Capital in its acquisition of QHR Health

      June 1, 2021 - Brentwood, Tenn., June 1, 2021 –– QHR Health, a leading shared service solutions provider for independent hospitals and health systems nationwide, announced it has been acquired by Grant Avenue Capital, LLC, a healthcare-focused private equity firm. QHR will now operate as an independent portfolio company of Grant Avenue Capital and is no longer a subsidiary […]

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    • NCN Newsletter: November 2020

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    • Upfront Healthcare raises $11.5 million in Series B funding round led by Baird Capital

      - CHICAGO—Upfront Healthcare, a leading omnichannel communication and patient engagement platform, raised $11.5 million in a Series B funding round, led by new investor Baird Capital along with participation from their series A investors LRVHealth, Echo Health Ventures, Nashville Capital Network and Hyde Park Venture Partners. Upfront has received $21.5 million in financing to date.

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    • Smarsh Acquires Digital Reasoning

      November 14, 2020 - Combining Global Leadership in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning with Market Leading Electronic Communications Archiving and Supervision PORTLAND, Ore. & NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Smarsh®, enabling organizations to manage risk and uncover value within their electronic communications, announced the acquisition of Digital Reasoning, a global leader in natural language processing (NLP), artificial intelligence (AI), and machine […]

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    • NCN and Council Present Panel Discussion on the Post-Election Dynamics of Capital and Health Care Ventures

      November 11, 2020 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Last week, the Nashville Health Care Council and Nashville Capital Network hosted “The Post-Election Dynamics of Capital and Health Care Ventures,” panel in which health care entrepreneurs, investors and advisors explored how the results of the 2020 election and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic could impact the landscape of health care capital and […]

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