In June 2014, Edgenet was in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and facing a dubious future.

Chatter about building out Middle Tennessee’s technology ecosystem typically focuses on adding to the funding options for exciting ideas and on deepening the local talent pool. (More on those topics elsewhere in this issue.) John Farkas wants to make sure storytelling isn’t left out as Nashv…

During a period in which use of unmanned aerial vehicles is becoming an accepted tool in various industries — from agricultural to entertainment to emergency services — local entrepreneurs, STEM educators and enthusiasts are expressing concern that recent state legislation may hamper expansi…

When Chicago native Marcus Cobb was told the best place for him to develop his music technology business was through Project Music in Nashville, he was taken aback.

Chris Korbey started work on Arcivr, an app that organizes live photo streams from sporting and music events, in August 2013 after a “particularly tedious day of searching through old family photos.” Thinking there was a better way to organize such treasure troves, the 15-year veteran of bra…

Sandi Hoff calls it “a pilot program, part 2” and says the Nashville Technology Council is still experimenting with just how a series of summer coding and technology camps will look down the road.

You could say Rachel Werner has a love of technology in her blood. Her father was a network engineer who ran his own company, putting Werner in the position of assisting him on various projects.

When it comes to variety, you could say that Nicole Tremblett has just about done it all in terms of technology — even though she has worked at the same company for two decades. A graduate of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, Tremblett has held numerous positions at HCA Holdin…

The Post team in April hosted its sixth annual Most Powerful Women event at City Winery. For the first time in our series, the conversation brought together a group of women leaders from a single industry: Tammy Hawes, founder and CEO of Virsys12; Beth Hoeg, COO at Trinisys and president of …

To say Beth Hoeg is passionate about technology would be an understatement. Despite coming from a background in psychology and sociology, Hoeg found herself drawn to the IT world, a move that has resulted in a career of more than 20 years and includes both involvement in technology and broad…

After growing up in a very small town and being one of only two women in her graduating computer science class from East Tennessee State University, you would think the odds of Tammy Hawes creating a thriving startup would be slim. But that is precisely what the Virsys12 CEO has accomplished…

Mentally visualize Nashville in, say, 2035 and you are being transported in your self-driving car along the city’s bustling streets — by this time lined with towering office and residential skyscrapers offering eye-catching ground-floor restaurant and retail businesses.

In what seems like very short order, interoperability — the concept of getting health care IT systems to efficiently communicate and share data with each other — has become one of the hotter topics in the sector. Last spring, local power players HCA Holdings, Community Health Systems, LifePo…

Each of the basketball teams in the NBA playoffs has the goal of winning it all and each is very intentional regarding the steps it takes to get there. In fact, isn’t the whole purpose of setting a goal to take intentional steps toward reaching it? Otherwise, it would merely be a crockpot go…