Editorial Results (free)
1. Nashville Emerging ‘As a Regional Tech Leader’
- Saturday, May 16, 2015
Two very different startups speak volumes about how much the Nashville venture capital scene has changed over the years and how things are still evolving.
When Franklin-based Cybera began with three employees in 2001, it set up voice and data networks for small to medium-sized companies, using leased space on traditional telecom companies’ high-speed digital subscriber lines.
2. Investors Pumping Hundreds of Millions Into Tennessee Startups
- Saturday, May 16, 2015
The assignment sounded simple enough: Find out whether more money is coming into Nashville for startups.
If so, where is it coming from and what does it means to entrepreneurs, investors and the rest of us?
3. High Flyer
- Saturday, February 21, 2015
She does not want to tell this first story, the one that could have meant there would be no more stories. There is fear in sharing the story about how two airplanes nearly collided because she never wants to say anything that might dissuade people from flying.
4. Silicone Arts Laboratories Recruited for Dallas Accelerator
- Monday, August 25, 2014
A Memphis company founded in 2011 that makes innovative cosmetic products has been recruited to participate in the Dallas-based health care accelerator Health Wildcatters.
The company is Silicone Arts Laboratories, which manufacturers a topical filler called Dermaflage that uses silicone to simulate skin and instantly conceal recessed imperfections. The product is waterproof and conceals skin imperfections for up to 36 hours. Designed for ease of use among consumers, Dermaflage’s other strength is that it provides a cosmetic option for concealing recessed scars and skin defects on the face and body without having to resort automatically to surgery or injections.
5. Start Co. Graduates Newest Batch of Startups
- Friday, August 22, 2014
This week’s Start Co. Demo Day, which brought together more than 500 people involved in the local ecosystem including entrepreneurs, mentors and investors, saw teams presenting their startup ideas in the hopes of securing funding and taking their concepts to the next level.
6. Lucchesi a True Memphis Legend
- Monday, December 16, 2013
Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” Angelo Lucchesi did both.
7. Gift of Happiness
- Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Rebecca Gamble came to become a client of SRVS when she was just 9 years old. Gamble was born with a developmental disability and her parents could no longer care for her so they turned to SRVS, which has housed and nurtured Gamble since 1997.
8. Local Startup Chosen for Launch TN Conference
- Thursday, May 23, 2013
Memphis’ startup community will have a presence next month at Southland, Launch Tennessee’s new conference highlighting Southern culture and technology to be held in Nashville.
Kufikia, a subsidiary of Memphis-based startup venture Work for Pie, is one of 50 companies that will participate in the June 12-13 event. And the benefits are many, some of which carry the prospect of big rewards.
9. Marston Group Grows Globally, Locally
- Saturday, March 02, 2013
A growing accounting and finance firm is going global and local at the same time.
While The Marston Group’s clients branch outward, its members share a wealth of business experience with future business leaders here at home.
10. Startup Ground Zero
- Saturday, February 16, 2013
For three days over the past week, Memphis was effectively ground zero for technologists, startup founders, investors and entrepreneurs from near and far.
For that, the city can thank the organizers of the Everywhere Else startup conference who, with help from a collection of sponsors and supporters, took what was initially going to be called “Pitchmas,” happening last December, and refashioned it in a matter of months.
- Saturday, December 08, 2012
LightWave Solar will host a lunch & learn titled “How Solar Can Work for Your Home or Business” Friday, Dec. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the River Tower at South Bluffs clubhouse, 655 Riverside Drive. R.S.V.P. to Grace Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-641-4050, ext. 104.
12. More Ideas for Holiday Givebacks
- Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Last week we spotlighted The Exchange Club Family Center, which is an organization focused on helping families and breaking the cycle of child abuse and neglect. Before we announce the topic for this week’s column, let us thank the hundreds of volunteers that came out on Saturday, Nov. 17, for the McKellar Lake Cleanup. More than 5,000 pounds of trash was removed from the area with 2,750 pounds being recycled. Now it is time to explore a few ways we can give back using holiday cards, honorariums and unwrapped toys.
13. Evans Joins American Esoteric as Vice President
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Dr. Jess Evans has joined American Esoteric Laboratories as vice president of technical operations. In his new role, Evans is responsible for instrumentation, personnel, operational performance and quality assurance for the Memphis laboratory.
14. Brown Joins REACH As Vice President
- Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Stephen Brown has joined REACH Human Capital as vice president of business development. In his new role, Brown will assist companies in selecting and training employees.
15. Townsend Links Businesses With Economic Resources
- Friday, May 11, 2012
When it comes to economic development, the administration of Tennesee Gov. Bill Haslam is working hard to convince new businesses to set up shop in the state.
But an important guiding principle in that work is the state can’t do it in a vacuum.
16. Tactical Magic Design Featured in Textbook
- Thursday, April 12, 2012
Tactical Magic has been featured in a graphic design textbook for its logo design of Eyewear Gallery in East Memphis, marking the third time the boutique branding firm’s work has been highlighted in a college-level publication.
17. Agape Honored as 'Angel in Adoption'
- Wednesday, December 07, 2011
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute recently honored Agape Child & Family Services of Memphis and Jackson as a 2011 Angel in Adoption for its advocacy of adoption and foster-care issues.
- Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “Open Microphone Discussing Hot Business Topics” Wednesday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
19. Foundation Gets Dogs Off Streets, Into Homes
- Thursday, November 17, 2011
On a rainy Memphis afternoon, a small pit bull-mix named Snow White wagged her tail cheerfully as a volunteer led her on a leash through the lobby of a vet’s office, following a procedure that left her with a bandaged foot and a cone around her neck.
20. Crye-Leike Inks Car Dealership, Industrial Deals
- Friday, October 14, 2011
Bill Caller with Crye-Leike Commercial has brokered a pair of sales in recent weeks that enable the new users to occupy second-generation space.
Nihal Khwaja with Best Deal Motors purchased the 2-acre former car lot at 5648 Summer Ave. for $150,000.
21. Elmwood’s Costume Tour Ends Month of Events
- Friday, October 07, 2011
Memphis’ Elmwood Cemetery is gearing up to host a number of events this month, leading up to its popular annual Costume Twilight Tour, which attracts about 1,000 visitors to its historic grounds at 824 S. Dudley St.
22. Luncheon to Address Union of Biosciences, Small Business
- Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Members of the city’s growing bioscience community will come together Thursday for a luncheon hosted by the Memphis Bioworks Business Association, a group dedicated to promoting and advancing the bioscience business community in the Memphis region through programs, events and strategic communications.
23. Give Wisely as Year Comes to End
- Thursday, December 23, 2010
Ray’s Take: This is the time of year when generous souls and anti-tax pragmatists share common ground – tax-deductible contributions to charitable organizations. Charitable donations are also an excellent way to honor someone’s memory or pay tribute to someone in lieu of a gift.
24. Luke’s Tree Brings Holiday Smiles to Le Bonheur Families
- Tuesday, November 30, 2010
A Collierville mother who lost her child to a congenital heart defect is channeling her heartbreak into a holiday mission to bring comfort to families of children in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.
25. Mock Trial Brings Rhodes Alum Chastain Full Circle
- Thursday, May 20, 2010
When attorney Autumn Chastain helped coordinate the American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament at Rhodes College last month, it was a moment of realization, knowing she had come full circle.
26. Adoption Support Center’s McDonald Honored for Successful Work
- Friday, November 06, 2009
Michael McDonald knows some of the biggest hurdles in adopting a child come after the deed is done.
27. Memphis Music Foundation Elects Bell Chairman
- Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Al Bell has been elected the new chairman of the Memphis Music Foundation.
Under Bell’s direction, the foundation will continue to provide education, strategic planning and promotional opportunities to the Memphis music industry.
Bell is the former chairman and owner of Stax Records and former president of Motown Records. Bell has worked with artists such as Booker T and the MG’s, Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Albert King, Rufus Thomas, Isaac Hayes and Richard Pryor.
28. Veterinarian Licensed To Use Cancer Vaccine
- Monday, November 10, 2008
Kathy Mitchener of Angel Care Cancer Clinic for Animals in Bartlett has been authorized to use a therapeutic vaccine for the treatment of cancer in animals.
29. History of St. Mary’s Episcopal Runs Rich and Deep
- Friday, August 22, 2008
130 years ago this week, two Episcopalian nuns arrived in Memphis from New York on a journey that would become part of the city’s history. It also became a part of the tradition of the Episcopal Church.
30. Vet’s Stem Cell Work May Lead To Human Treatments
- Wednesday, May 21, 2008
A medical technology that’s been highly controversial for humans is having significant, positive results for veterinarians and the animals they treat.
Memphis vet Kathy Mitchener has performed four stem cell transplants on dogs to treat arthritis in the knees or hips; owners said they began to see improvement within days, based on their pets’ activity and range of motion. Since all human medicine begins in animals, good outcomes in pets could pave the way for further research.
31. Archived Article: Law Talk
- Thursday, August 12, 2004
Hinton Law Talk
Hinton Fuses Law, Health Care Training
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Loretta Hinton recently was promoted to assistant general counsel at Methodist Healthcare in Memphis, where she has worked for eight years. She provi...
32. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, April 19, 2004
NOBEL LAUREATE RICHARD ERNST SPEAKS AT U OF M
WKNO Presents Lecture at University of Memphis
WKNO presents award-winning journalist David Brancaccio in a lecture on the marketplace economy at 7 p.m. at the Fogelman Executive Center...
33. Archived Article: Standout (leffler)
- Friday, January 05, 2001
A star A star on many stages By KATHLEEN D. BARK Special to The Daily News Florence Leffler has had starring roles on many different stages in her career as educator, city official and actress. But, the role that she currently brings her energy and ...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 28, 1999
Buckeye Board Elects Four New Buckeye Technologies announced the election of four new officers. Howard Drew was elected vice president, technology; Gayle Powelson was elected vice president, finance and accounting; Reggie Thompson was elected vice p...
35. Archived Article: Real Fcs (xmas) Lj
- Tuesday, December 24, 1996
lj 10/5 cates The Christmas spirit Local real estate professionals help others share holiday joy By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Christmas is the time of year for giving, and Memphis real estate professionals have been busy donning their Santa caps...