EC Hall of Fame: The Class of 2015

Founders of vastly different businesses have each created strong legacies
Jun 21, 2015 9:05 AM

'Support people with fresh ideas'

Chamber director talks new initiative, persistence and lessons from elsewhere
Jun 21, 2015 8:25 AM
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Immigrant entrepreneurs seek financial counsel, bilingual employees

A community looks for next-level resources
Jun 21, 2015 8:20 AM
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A bigger network for immigrant entrepreneurs

Conexión co-founder thinks about how to replicate the success of Negocio Próspero
Jun 21, 2015 8:15 AM
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Changing the narrative

100 Girls of Code expands to Nashville, beyond to support women in STEM
Jun 21, 2015 8:10 AM
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Pandoland Day 2 dispatches

The second day of the Pandoland conference at Marathon Music Works was chock full of interesting panels, startup pitches and other conversations focused on technology, entrepreneurship and more. Check it all out here and visit Southern/alpha for more coverage of startups, entrepreneurship and innovation across the South.

Jun 17, 2015 2:52 PM

Search firm steps into venture investing

Buffkin looks to work with more startups by riding shotgun with funds
Jun 17, 2015 7:22 AM

Our one-stop Pandoland shop

So a good chunk of our team is back at Marathon Music Works today and tomorrow to cover the Pandoland 2015 conference. Check out our landing page at Southern/alpha here and be sure to revisit it regularly between now and late Wednesday afternoon.

Jun 16, 2015 12:13 PM

Dispatches from 36|86 - Day 1

The Post team is present and on top of things at the 36|86 entrepreneurship conference being hosted at Marathon Music Works by Launch Tennessee today and tomorrow. Click here to go to the our landing page on Southern/alpha, where you'll find snippets from the presenters as well as links to broader stories on various topics. Some tasters: One venture capitalist said Silicon Valley is "the last place on the planet" where his team is looking to build a promising company now and an HCA exec told the crowd his technology investment strategy is focused on need and not return.

Jun 9, 2015 1:02 PM

Davidson leads state in business creation

Nashville is leading the way for new business creation among the state's largest cities, according to The TN Quarterly. (Read more here.)

Among the five largest Tennessee counties there were 4,098 new
entity filings, up 6.9 percent compared to the first quarter of last year
(Table 1). New entity filings in the five largest counties accounted for
47.2 percent of all new filings in Tennessee. With 1,509 new entity
filings, Davidson County led the way. Shelby County was close behind
with 1,195 new filings. Rutherford County, with 314 new filings had
the fewest among the top five, but had a very robust increase from
previous periods.



May 22, 2015 1:11 PM