It’s time for another “In the News” recap:
On August 20, Forbes ran a story about InQuicker [Michael Brody-Waite] and its lack of venture capital fundraising. The article “Health Tech Start-Up InQuicker Shuns Venture Money and Hype” talks about the company’s growth sans VC money.
A Sunday Tennessean article talked about Emma’s [Clint Smith] new digs in the Trolley Barns and new initiatives as a company.
Paramore | the digital agency [Hannah Paramore] is opening an outpost in West Virginia, a fact covered by the Nashville Business Journal on Tuesday.
If you haven’t had a chance to read David Waddell’s [Waddell & Associates] column in the Memphis Daily News, take a few minutes to do so. His August 15 column, “Economic Outcomes Remain Up in Air,” discusses how the economy remains uncertain, and in his August 23 column, “Facts, Feelings Go Hand in Hand,” David gives us all an investment lesson.
Andy Bailey’s [Petra Coach] weekly column for the Tennessean stresses the importance of daily meetings.
On Thursday, August 23, Variety profiled Scott Scovill and the path he took to start Moo Creative and Moo TV.
Friday’s Nashville Business Journal included a story about Nashville-based mergers and acquisitions, using Greg Greenwell’s [TotalPrint] recent purchase of Brooks Technology Management as an example of the trend.
And lastly, the Nashville Business Journal recently announced it’s 2012 Small Business Awards. EO Nashville companies to make the list included:
Congratulations to four of our Nashville EO members for being front and center in the media recently.
Dan Hogan, CEO of Medalogix, has written an op ed for the Tennessean about how the Affordable Care Act will have a positive affect on entrepreneurial activity.
MooTV was named by Pollstar the Video Company of the Year, the industry’s highest honor, for the second year in a row. MooTV owner Scott Scovill said his LA-based company CenterStaging was voted Top Dog rehearsal facility of the year for the second year in a row.
Steve Curnutte and his company Tortola Partners was recently featured in an Inc. magazine article about his role in the turnaround story of Allen Printing. The story was used as a case study in fast growth in a slow economy.
And last, but not least, Erik Anderson and Josh Habiger, the chefs at Ben and Max Goldberg’s newest establishment The Catbird Seat were named Best New Chefs by Food & Wine magazine. Read the article here.
Congratulations to all from EO Nashville.
Nashville EO member Scott Scovill is very proud to announce that his company Moo TV was named Video Company of the Year at the recent Pollstar Awards. This is the first time that a Nashville company has ever won this, the industry’s highest honor.
If that weren’t enough CenterStaging, Scott’s west coast venture also won top honors being named Rehearsal Facility of the Year at this year’s Top Dog awards.
All this only one year after the flood nearly wiped him out!