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.


Smarsh Acquires Digital Reasoning

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 learning (ML), at the 2020 FINRA Artificial Intelligence Virtual Conference. The transaction brings together the leadership of Smarsh in digital communications content capture, archiving, supervision and e-discovery, with Digital Reasoning’s leadership in advanced AI/ML powered analytics. The combined company will enable customers to spot risks before they happen, maximize the scalability of supervision teams, and uncover strategic insights from large volumes of data in real-time.


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

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 investments in the coming months.


NCN Leads $2 Million Series A for ModifyHealth, Completes 50th Company Investment

ModifyHealth plans to leverage NCN’s extensive network of investors to expand healthcare partnerships.
NASHVILLE, August 7, 2020 — ModifyHealth, a nationwide provider of gut-friendly, Low-FODMAP and gluten-free meals, announced today the closing of $2 million in Series A funding led by Nashville Capital Network (NCN). The partnership with NCN will support ModifyHealth’s continued growth of its category-leading ‘food as medicine’ solutions and further expansion of its nationwide operations to deliver meaningful patient outcomes.

NCN Announces New Partnerships

Maynard Cooper partners with NCN to expand presence in Nashville

Nashville, TN (February 11, 2020) – Nashville Capital Network announced a new partnership with law firm Maynard Cooper & Gale to support its ongoing entrepreneurial and capital formation initiatives. NCN’s Partner Program includes many of the leading legal, financial, and entrepreneur support firms in the middle Tennessee market. These groups support the component of NCN’s work that helps create a better local environment for high growth companies and venture capital formation.


Trilliant Health Announces Major Growth Investment from Primus Capital

(NASHVILLE, Tenn. – November 19, 2019) – Trilliant Health announced today a major growth investment by Primus Capital (Primus). Trilliant is an analytics company that empowers healthcare providers to create and execute data-driven strategies to maximize revenue and market share growth. The investment by Primus will accelerate Trilliant’s rapid rise as the preferred revenue growth solution used by hospitals and healthcare providers.


From Grandma’s to Wall Street

Brian Fox’s company had humble beginnings but became embraced by some of the world’s biggest financial players. Go inside the sale of Confirmation.com, one of the biggest ever of a Nashville tech startup.


The Council, NCN Present Panel Discussion on Successful Health Care Entrepreneurs Investing in the Next Generation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2019) – This week the Nashville Health Care Council and Nashville Capital Network hosted “Developing Health Care Ventures: Successful Entrepreneurs Investing in the Next Generation,” an annual event featuring veteran health care entrepreneurs and investors. More than 160 Council members attended the event at the Westin Nashville for insight into the journey of entrepreneur turned investor and, in some cases, returning to entrepreneur again.


NCN Updates Findings From Venture Capital Research Project

NASHVILLE, TN (August 27, 2019) — Nashville Capital Network (NCN) announced today that it has updated its study on venture capital activity in middle Tennessee. The report is a continuation of NCN and Nashville Health Care Council’s 2011 and 2015 studies titled “Nashville Venture Capital Report.” The report explores venture capital investments in Nashville-based companies with a special focus on venture capital investment in Nashville-based health care companies.