This morning the Southland Conference in Nashville, TN kicked off with a bang. Former Vice President Al Gore joined Pando CEO Sarah Lacey on stage, starting the morning right with local Belle Meade bourbon. Lacey opened the interview with what I assume is Al Gore’s favorite question: “So, did you invent the Internet?” It didn’t
Southland comes back to Nashville to highlight Southern culture and entrepreneurship.
The Southland conference in Nashville, TN is looking for a few good startups.
Loyalty and rewards, loyalty and rewards, loyalty and rewards. It’s like a broken record. Everyone thinks they’ve stumbled onto the next big thing with loyalty and rewards. But maybe Nashville-based startup Facedeals actually has. Facedeals uses a 100% opt-in facial recognition platform that is non-obtrusive to facilitate in person loyalty and rewards in a very
Banyan co-founder Toni Gamayel pitches Banyan, the winner of last year’s entrepreneur track at GigTank Demo day in Chattanooga. The team has incorporated more features that make scientific research collaboration easier and tracking easier for authors and universities
Memphis native Sarah Lacy spills the beans on the secret to Big Omaha’s success at Southland.
Southern Alpha hosted a great kick off party for Southland at Nashville’s legendary Rock Bottom Brewery.
Launch Tennessee’s Southland Conference announces two major investor panels featuring the founding investor of LinkedIn and more.
Launch Tennessee the private/public partnership designed to support 9 accelerator regions for startups in entrepreneurship across Tennessee is highlighting the entire south east region, it’s culture, technology and startups at the upcoming Southland Conference in Nashville in two weeks. Of course the day and a half long conference, being held at The Cannery Ballroom and
Memphis startup WorkForPie selected to show off new product, Kufikia, at Southland Conference in Nashville next month.
The inaugural Southland conference is less than a month away. With that they’ve selected the first 20 startups in their startup village of 50 which is a great reflection of the awesome startups across the landscape of the southeast.
Launch Tennessee and the Music City Music Council have teamed up to hold a new startup and innovation conference in Nashville in June. The conference, called Southland, butts up to two of the regions biggest music events, Bonaroo and the Country Music Association Music Festival. This unique scheduling allows fans of both music and innovation
PandoDaily CEO Sarah Lacy thinks there could be some hot startups in the South.
Former Sequoia partners Mark Kvamme (pictured) and Chris Olsen go big with Drive Capital, announce $181 million dollar raise on first $300 million dollar fund, and announce first two investments in RoadTrippers and CrossChx. More here.