Social Entrepreneur Brings Rowing to Nashville

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The Best-Kept Secret in Nashville: Its Thriving Tech Scene

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The musical city is finding its voice as an emerging tech and fashion hub. Hot Spots

Tennessee Innovation, Gonzeaux #6 – Persistence Personifies Nashville

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Nashville,, Tennessee — Saturday May 12, Gonzeaux #6. Nashville is throwing the recession out of town. Mercury Intermedia : When you think of Nashville, the first thought is country music right? No, Mercury, based in Nashville, quietly dominates this high tech niche.

Geeking Out In Nashville With Walmart's CTO

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Walmart's EVP and Chief Technology Officer likes to geek out and with a role overseeing both in-store technology and online innovation, Jeremy King has plenty of opportunities to do just that. Technology

Food Truck Owner ‘Shakes’ Up Nashville Food Truck Market

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Never Mind the Valley: Here's Nashville

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But we'll kick things off with Nashville. The home of country music," Nashville is known for its large music and tourist industry (although the area's largest employer is actually the health-care sector).

From Nashville to Boston: How A Startup Accelerator Changed Our Lives

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Nick Francis, CEO Help Scout, did a terrific write up on the team’s experience in the Boston Tech Star program. If you are thinking about the Tech Stars program, its a must read. full post here ). Angel investing Boston Startups Tech Stars

From Nashville to Boston: How A Startup Accelerator Changed Our Lives

Early Stage Adventures

Nick Francis, CEO Help Scout, did a terrific write up on the team’s experience in the Boston Tech Star program. If you are thinking about the Tech Stars program, its a must read. full post here ). Angel investing Boston Startups Tech Stars

Why Nashville Is Inc.'s HQ for GROWCO

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Nashville is more than just a music mecca. Nashville may be Music City, but its small-business cred is rock solid too. Beyond honky tonks and saloons that have long populated Tennessee ''s state capital, Nashville is quickly making a name for itself as a hot spot for entrepreneurship--which is just one reason why, starting May 20, the city will play host to Inc. We chose Nashville because it is a dynamic place," says Inc. It''s a city on the verge.

From Nashville to Boston: How A Startup Accelerator Changed Our Lives

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As the title suggests, our team is from Nashville, Tennessee. In Nashville the only option for a startup is to bootstrap a successful business, so that's what we tried to do. The following is a guest article by Nick Francis, co-founder of Help Scout , a customer support application.

'Nashville' returns with singer Rhiannon Giddens, transgender actress Jen Richards

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The new season of "Nashville" starts with traditional songs rooted in gospel and folk music rather than big production country songs

'Nashville' returns with transgender actress, new plot lines

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) AP) — The new season of "Nashville" starts with traditional songs rooted in gospel and folk music rather than big production country songs

How 2 Brothers Are Giving Nashville a New Kind of Cool, One Burger Joint and Mini Golf Course at a Time

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The Goldberg brothers are making their mark--and helping put the Music City on the map for non-country fans--with a mini empire of quirky establishments

Josh Williams wins ARCA race in Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Josh Williams won the Music City 200 on Saturday night at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville for his first ARCA Racing Series victory

Suspect in slaying of Nashville hair stylist arrested in NYC

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) AP) — A suspect wanted in the stabbing death of a Nashville hair stylist has been taken into custody by authorities in New York City

After 'Scooter-Geddon' in San Francisco, Electric Scooter Startups Plan Aggressive Expansion

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Bird, Lime, and Spin are moving into traffic-clogged markets like Tempe, Atlanta, and Nashville. Look out. Innovate

MLS expansion tour continues after Nashville makes its case

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The Major League Soccer 2017 expansion tour continued this week with official league visits in North Carolina

[US] [Event] Launch Tennessee’s Southland Conference To Highlight South’s Top 50 Startup Companies

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Positioned between the CMA Music Festival in Nashville and Bonnaroo in nearby Manchester, many conference participants are expected to attend one or both of the music festivals.

Welcome to the Coolest Call Center on the Planet

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This 24-hour customer service hub in Nashville is nothing like the soul-crushingly dull places that dominate the genre

2 suspects in Nashville tourist's death arrested in NC

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Family First

The Entrepreneurial Mind

As you may know, Nashville has been devastated by flooding this weekend. They live on the west side of Nashville near the Harpeth River. Tags: Harpeth River Nashville Flood I will not be blogging for a few days. While our home is OK, our daughter and son-in-law were not as lucky. It was one of the rivers that took the brunt of the 12-18 inches of rain we had. Sadly their home was flooded. Thankfully they are safe. We do not know the extent of the damage to their home.

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Custom Fit: 4 Proven Leadership styles that hold the Key to Success

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— Art Gould is a division manager with Self Storage Company, which operates a group of websites, including a Nashville self-storage locator. Any worthwhile study of leadership begins with the realization that there is no foolproof formula for success.

Bus carrying Marines to Nashville catches fire; no one hurt

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Dover agrees to sell Nashville track to real estate company

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A Pleasant Cup of Coffee

The Entrepreneurial Mind

I went to his website and discovered that he is the Democratic candidate from District 56, which covers part of Nashville. Tags: Public Policy, Economics and Entrepreneurship District 56 Matt Kenigson Nashville Tennesse House This morning I had a delightful conversation over coffee. I must admit that I almost did not accept the invitation. It all started with a call from Matt Kenigson. He mentioned in his voice mail that he was running for the Tennessee House of Representatives.

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Get Back to Bootstrapping Roots to Speed your Business' Recovery

The Entrepreneurial Mind

A Nashville-based group called Better Bootstrap meets monthly to share ideas and best practices. Tags: Bootstrapping Tennessean Columns Better Bootstrap bootstrapping Cash flow Nashville flood Now that the floodwaters have receded, the process of rebuilding small businesses affected by the flood of 2010 is beginning to unfold.

The Gift from the Flood of 2010

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Economic crises, fundamental changes in the market and, as we have witnessed here in Nashville this past week, natural disasters can lead to business failures. Tags: Flood of 2010 Nashville flood There is a pervasive myth that 80 percent to 90 percent of small businesses fail within the first five years. Actually, studies by the Small Business Administration have found that 51 percent of small businesses survive five years and beyond.

Inc. Uncensored Episode 8: Robot Furniture and Vodka Lawsuits

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editors and writers get together and record live in Nashville Listen to what happens when Inc.

What is Convertible Equity?

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Chris Sloan — past chairman of the Nashville Tech council and one of Nashville’s preeminent tech / startup lawyers — joins me as co-host on a new show called Breaking Business, where we explore the convergence of entrepreneurship and the law. Breaking Business : Pilot.

Manufacturing: The STEM cells of the enterprise

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I am always invigorated when I spend time with Plex executives and customers as I did at its PowerPlex event in Nashville last week. There was a blue collar excitement to the event. Accounting had an industrial engineering flavor with. Cloud Computing, SaaS Industry Commentary

Fresh Peaches Propel Growth

The Entrepreneurial Mind

You can find The Peach Truck on corners across Nashville, on tour in various states, or in packages delivered right to your porch.

Daymond John: 3 Things Every Shark Must Know

Inc Startups

s GrowCo conference in Nashville, the ''Shark Tank'' star and Fubu founder schooled the crowd on how he became the smartest shark On stage at Inc.''s

Emma is Soliciting Nominations for its 14th Annual Grant Program

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Emma, a digital marketing platform based in Nashville, announced Tuesday that it is now accepting nominations for its 14th annual Emma 25 honorees. The program, Emma 25, grants select nonprofit organizations Emma email marketing services for a lifetime. The free accounts let nonprofit organizations distribute email to up to 5,000 contacts per month. To date, […]. The post Emma is Soliciting Nominations for its 14th Annual Grant Program appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Charges dropped against 2 youths in Gatlinburg wildfires

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Two juveniles are no longer charged with starting the Tennessee wildfires that killed 14 people in November

Second and Third Tier Markets And Beyond

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I am in Nashville for a couple days with The Gotham Gal who is giving a keynote at a startup conference today. I mostly came along for a chance to spend a couple days in Nashville. I am in one today in Nashville. So waking up in a place like Nashville feels really good to me. But I will also be at the conference later today to see her do her thing.

Claims coal-fired plant polluted river: utility faces trial

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Environmental groups are taking the Tennessee Valley Authority to trial over waste ash from an aging coal-fired power plant northeast of Nashville, saying it polluted the Cumberland River in violation of the Clean Water Act

Slavin scores in SO as Hurricanes beat Predators, 3-2

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Jaccob Slavin scored the only goal of the shootout to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night

Austin-based Milestone Brands Acquires American Born Moonshine

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The company announced Wednesday its acquisition of American Born Moonshine from Windy Hill Spirits, based in Nashville. One of Austin’s newest spirit companies, Milestone Brands is on a buying spree. Milestone recently acquired Dulce Vida Tequila. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Chad Auler, co-founder of Deep Eddy Vodka,and Eric Dopkins, former […] The post Austin-based Milestone Brands Acquires American Born Moonshine appeared first on SiliconHills.

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Southwest offers new nonstop service to Charlotte

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Officials say Southwest Airlines will begin offering nonstop flights out of Nashville to Charlotte, North Carolina

Southwest offers new nonstop service to Charlotte

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Officials say Southwest Airlines will begin offering nonstop flights out of Nashville to Charlotte, North Carolina