Nashville Health Care Council Hears from Two Healthbox Startups


The Nashville Health Care Council is a partner of Healthbox Nashville. They met to share with the community the plans of Healthbox and a few of their companies, Clariture and eClinic. Healthbox founder and CEO, Nina Sharif told their history including the ways they are revolutionizing the health care market by bringing an accelerator model to it. [View Original Post...] … [Read more...]

Julia Polk Joins W Squared


One of Nashville’s premier entrepreneurial advisors is taking on a new role. Julia Polk today announced her new post as the Senior Vice President of Early Stage Ventures at W Squared. Based in Brentwood, Tennessee, W Squared currently offers a wide range of outsourced back office operations for technology and healthcare companies. The company has had great success in the last year with rapid growth, making the recently released Inc 500|5000. With this momentum, W Squared is now offering its services to early stage companies to ensure the right path from the beginning. “We intend to create a … [Read more...]

Why Google Chose Nashville’s Entrepreneur Center


Google for Entrepreneurs has built a seven part network of entrepreneurial hubs across North America. The Nashville Entrepreneur Center gains great value from being included within that network, including to access to the resources of Google and the other hubs around the nation which each bring expertise across a variety of industries. [View Original Post...] … [Read more...]

The “Entrepreninjas” Fly Tomorrow!


EC Director of Partnerships, Jared Marquette, on why the EC wants to be a part of Red Bull's Flugtag Event: “Here at the EC we ask so many people to take big risks and put everything out there working hard to make things happen on a daily basis, and because they are successful we here in the office are successful. I get to stay safe in the office because of they are out risking everything everyday. This is my risk.” [View Original Post...]   … [Read more...]

Open Letter to Students of the Nashville Entrepreneur Community


This letter was originally published on as a guest post, pushing the students of Nashville to engage in the entrepreneurship community earlier. There are a wealth of connections to be made, students just have to make the first step. Be bold. [...View Original Post] We need to start plugging business students into the entrepreneurship community beginning their first and second years. The day after graduation isn’t the time to start learning what problems actually need to be solved. Many students come here for a great program at one of the local universities, but … [Read more...]