Social Entrepreneur Brings Rowing to Nashville

The Entrepreneurial Mind

The Entrepreneurial Mind : Eric Gehrke – Nashville Rowing TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious. The post Social Entrepreneur Brings Rowing to Nashville appeared first on Dr Jeff Cornwall

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.

Never Mind the Valley: Here's Nashville

ReadWriteStart

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).

Food Truck Owner ‘Shakes’ Up Nashville Food Truck Market

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The post Food Truck Owner ‘Shakes’ Up Nashville Food Truck Market appeared first on Dr Jeff Cornwall TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious.

My Conversation with Sid Chambless of Nashville Capital Network

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Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious The post My Conversation with Sid Chambless of Nashville Capital Network appeared first on Dr Jeff Cornwall The Entrepreneurial Mind : Sid Chambless.

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

YoungUpstarts

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.

Manufacturing: The STEM cells of the enterprise

deal architect

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

What is Convertible Equity?

The Entrepreneurial Mind

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.

The Gift from the Flood of 2010

The Entrepreneurial Mind

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.

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.

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.

Emma is Soliciting Nominations for its 14th Annual Grant Program

SiliconHills

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

The Top 4 Cities To Start A Business In This Year

YoungUpstarts

Nashville. The brilliant thing about Nashville is that it’s in the state of Tennessee. In addition to this, Nashville is known to have great funding options for startups. Starting a successful business can be a lot of hard work.

CALLING ALL SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS!

The Entrepreneurial Mind

The Nashville Social Enterprise Alliance Business For Good Competition provides potential and serial social entrepreneurs with a unique forum for submitting novel ideas to solve various social problems. Great opportunity for you to pitch your ideas/ventures.

Carvana Launches into Austin and San Antonio

SiliconHills

Nationwide, it’s in eight markets including Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte and Nashville. Carvana, a startup that lets people buy used cars online for next day delivery, launched this month in Austin and San Antonio. Carvana is also in Houston and Dallas. With Carvana, you can buy a car entirely online – from financing, to trade-in to […] The post Carvana Launches into Austin and San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

This Entrepreneur’s Path to Success Included U2 and Alan Jackson

The Entrepreneurial Mind

A Nashville entrepreneur’s story that includes U2, technology and success. The Entrepreneurial Mind : Scott Scovill. Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious The post This Entrepreneur’s Path to Success Included U2 and Alan Jackson appeared first on Dr Jeff Cornwall

Austin-based Milestone Brands Acquires American Born Moonshine

SiliconHills

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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Finding Global Markets for App

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Aloompa is an app development business located in Nashville, Tennessee that specializes primarily in apps for music festivals. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Aloompa. Their first customer was the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee.

BeHome247 Strikes Partnership with Kaba to Make Products for the Vacation Rental Market

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The companies made the announcement at HomeAway’s RezFest 2014 in Nashville, the […] The post BeHome247 Strikes Partnership with Kaba to Make Products for the Vacation Rental Market appeared first on SiliconHills. BeHome247, an Austin-based maker of automated controls for the home, has struck a partnership with Kaba Oracode, a maker of keyless door locks.

Why Free Enterprise Matters

The Entrepreneurial Mind

One of my colleagues, Jose Gonzalez, was co-founder of Conexion Americas here in Nashville before he joined our faculty. The video below reinforces why for generations people have come to the U.S. -- to find economic freedom and the opportunity to prosper.

A Journey from Liquidator to Technology Entrepreneur

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Talking with Peter Marcum uncovers a secret history of Nashville’s tech business. The Entrepreneurial Mind : Peter Marcum. Highlights include buying much of the Enron equipment in liquidation and building a fiber network across the country and Europe AND overseeing at one time the largest Ebay business in the country. Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious The post A Journey from Liquidator to Technology Entrepreneur appeared first on Dr Jeff Cornwall

The Best Places to Start a Business in 2015

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Nashville, Tennessee. Connie Britton and Hayden Panettierre, stars of the popular television show Nashville. Nashville has been on the map for a while now, primarily thanks to its famous country music scene.

The Art of Work with Author Jeff Goins [Free Webinar]

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About author Jeff Goins: Jeff Goins is a full-time writer who lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, son, and border collie. Should you start your own business, or stick to your day job? Is your passion all that’s required to succeed?

Three Questions To Prevent Your Technology Project From Being Poorly Managed

YoungUpstarts

Together they have built b:ok into one of Nashville’s leading technology companies, providing digital media development and comprehensive IT services. by Julie May, CEO of bytes of knowledge (b:ok).

The Flaming Lips and Economic Development

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Music fans know that a lot of great talent emerges from Oklahoma — and then moves to Nashville or Austin. In cities like Nashville, Austin, and San Francisco, technology, manufacturing, and good paying jobs grew dramatically after those cities established a thriving arts culture.

Process Makes Perfect When Completing An IT Project On Time And In Budget

YoungUpstarts

Together they have built b:ok into one of Nashville’s leading technology companies, providing digital media development and comprehensive IT services.

Four Questions To Ask Your Potential IT Partner To Ensure Effective Communication

YoungUpstarts

Together they have built b:ok into one of Nashville’s leading technology companies, providing digital media development and comprehensive IT services. by Julie May, CEO of bytes of knowledge (b:ok).

Co-working Space Helps Cut Overhead

The Entrepreneurial Mind

A new co-working space, called CoLab, recently opened on Fourth Avenue in downtown Nashville. When opening CoLab Orlando, I immediately thought it was a good fit for Nashville because it's an entrepreneurial town -- the creativity of an up-and-coming town on the cutting edge," Hussey said. Kailey Hussey, a recent graduate of Belmont University and John Hussey's daughter, is heading up CoLab in Nashville.

Live From the Startup Bus – A bit freaked out (Post #1)

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Here’s the bus schedule: Sunday – Departs Chicago for Nashville, TN. Monday – Nashville to Shreveport, LA. StartupBus 2013 is just days away. Instead of packing up, I’m pacing the 50,000 square feet halls of 1871 in Chicago , still a bit scared, still totally freaked out - about living on a bus with complete strangers. Starting up a company from scratch, in three days, while on the bus may be the easy part of this experience.

Giving Thanks for Small Business

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Cecilia Academy in Nashville. As my quote of the week, I offer the words of our daughter, Maggie Kuyper, who teaches English and coaches volleyball at St. She reflected at her blog on all of the many wonderful small businesses that make up our downtown in Franklin, Tennessee. So thanks to all the people and families who spend their time building and running these awesome small businesses! You can read the entire post at her blog Life, Literature, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

How to Build A Massive Community on Instagram For Your Brand

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Nashville. When utilized in the most proper manner, a large community on Instagram for your brand can be a highly-effective visual advertising channel. Recent studies showcase that this platform can provide 25% more engagement with consumers when compared to other social media channels.

How To Properly Plan For Technology Projects

YoungUpstarts

Together they have built b:ok into one of Nashville’s leading technology companies, providing digital media development and comprehensive IT services. by Julie May, CEO of bytes of knowledge (b:ok). Too often, IT firms focus on creating a solution before understanding the problem.

StartupBus – Round 2, Part 3 – Get Portioned Got Robbed (Post #7)

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Portioned was so N’Sync that by the time our chauffeur Doyle rolled us into Emma HQ in Nashville, TN this team out-pitched everyone. If StartupBus was the NCAA tournament, GetPortioned.com was the #1 seed in the Midwest bracket heading out of Nashville.

Lessons from the Front Line of a Microfund

The Entrepreneurial Mind

One year ago today I blogged about a new microfund here in Nashville called Jumpstart Foundry. We will build Nashville one small group at a time over the next 5-10 years. You do not have to be from Nashville or intend to keep the business in Nashville.

Learning Business Hands-on

The Entrepreneurial Mind

It will be held here in Nashville from July 17-23. Two of my friends are helping to organize a summer camp for high school students to learn more about business through a week of experiential learning. I will be participating as one of their guest instructors.

Why Everyone Wants To Be Agile

YoungUpstarts

He is the founder and CEO of TechnologyAdvice , a Nashville, Tenn.-based by Rob Bellenfant, founder and CEO of TechnologyAdvice. If you keep up with the news on project management and business strategy, you’ve probably come across the buzzword “agile” more than a few times.

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An Alternative to the Uncertainty of Outcoursing

The Entrepreneurial Mind

DevDigital has offices in Nashville, Tennessee and Baroda, India. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Peter Marcum: DevDigital. DevDigital began as company that bought used Internet network assets, such as routers and switches, from distressed companies at a steep discount.

David Hooper, Author Of The “Six Figure Musician” Explains How Musicians, Writers, Entertainers And Creatives Can Make A Living In A World Where Everything Is Free

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David, born in Nashville, has been involved in the music industry on some level for his entire life. David, born in Nashville, has been involved in the music industry on some level for his entire life. What We Covered During The Interview Here''s what we talked about during the interview - David talks about his background growing up in Nashville and what his original aspirations as a musician were. Download the Text Transcript in PDF (Coming Soon).

How Project Management Software Can Help Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

He is the founder and CEO of TechnologyAdvice , a Nashville, Tenn.-based by Rob Bellenfant, founder and CEO of TechnologyAdvice. Startup companies are small, and almost always focused on growth.

3 Paradoxes Of The ‘Entrepreneurial Generation’

YoungUpstarts

Massey Chair in Entrepreneurship and Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. by Dr. Jeff Cornwall. There is little doubt that America needs a strong dose of entrepreneurial activity to jumpstart the economy.

A Quick Guide to Free Resources Online For Businesses

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Nashville Marketing Systems | Free Stock Photos and Resources. Businesses have to build their SEO so that they can attract traffic that will later be converted into customers. However, enhancing the SEO of a company web page can be an expensive process.

Iron Tribe Fitness – From A Garage To A Thriving Business

YoungUpstarts

As for further growth, Walden is looking to franchise Iron Tribe Fitness – the company is in the process of finalizing a deal for its first franchise in Nashville, TN. While some businesses start out as an idea in a college dorm , others start out as a simple hobby in the garage.