Our favorite Power Lunches

There’s lunch, and then there’s the power lunch. What’s a power lunch? It’s an upscale, slightly more formal business meal. If you want to get some serious wheeling-and-dealing done over lunch, you might want to consider one of these three SoBro restaurants: The Southern One of downtown’s hottest restaurants, The Southern Steak & Oyster lives up to the hype. It …

Find us on LinkedIn

From professionals to songwriters, you’ll be hard-pressed to find someone in Nashville who doesn’t have a LinkedIn profile. Once you’ve gotten your profile to 100% and you’ve added everyone you know, the question a lot of people have concerning LinkedIn is, ‘What next?’ One of the greatest networking features of LinkedIn is Groups. Nashville has a lot of great tech …

Interview with Richard H.

Richard H. IT project program manager, Jackson National Life/a> Q: When did you come to Nashville and why? A: I came to Nashville about 20 years ago to attend MTSU. I did not plan to stay after graduation, but I got my start in technology at a local company and decided to stay. I couldn’t think of a better place …

Jumpstart Foundry

Yesterday Jumpstart Foundry hosted their annual Investor Day, where eight teams pitched their startups to some top investors from Nashville and across the country. The eight Jumpstart Foundry cohorts that presented were Newsbreak, Zingfin, Poliana, InvisionHeart, Gun.io, Utilize Health, Rocket Raise and dVisit. Thanks to SouthernAlpha for their quick writeups on all of the cohorts yesterday! >> Next up on …

Our favorite coffee shops

We’ve already established that Nashville has more than its fair share of coffee shops – so many that we weren’t even able to scratch the surface the other week. Here are a few more of Music City’s favorite spots to get caffeinated. Dose Coffee and Tea Most of Nashville’s most popular coffee shops are in pretty hip neighborhoods, but Dose …

Interview with Amanda Severs

Amanda SeversMarketing coordinator, Rockhouse Partners Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I came to Nashville in June of 2010 to pursue a marketing career within the entertainment industry. I had spent the last eight years in my hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia and needed a change. I made one trip to Nashville (my first) in May and within …

ProductCamp Nashville

For the past two years, ProductCamp Nashville — one of several ‘unconferences’ in Music City — has gotten product managers, marketers and developers from across Middle Tennessee together to discuss common issues and share their insights. In traditional unconference fashion, ProductCamp Nashville is completely free, and anyone can speak! The morning of ProductCamp, all the speakers will give brief pitches …

Interview with Bret

Bret A.Director of applications, Ingram Content Group Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I came to Nashville in 1996 for my first job out of college. I chose Nashville because it was close to home. Looking back, it was the best choice I could have made and it has certainly become my home over the past 17 …

Interview with Drew Fassett

Drew FassettRegional VP, Peak 10 Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: September 2008. I left IBM in Charlotte, NC, and joined Peak 10 as the general manager of the Nashville data centers. Q: What is your favorite Nashville technology story?A: Peak 10 provides data center services for more than 100 health care companies in Nashville. It’s exciting …