Cody Hutchins always knew that normal wouldn't cut it. He had to accomplish something more. While traveling abroad, Cody realized the power that a simple bracelet had to spark conversation & ignite connection. He refused to let these experiences sit idle. Bohnd Bracelets was born. Garnering attention through competitions while still in undergrad at WKU, Bohnd Bracelets quickly grew. Today, Cody's dreams of accomplishing something more have come to life as Bohnd Bracelets continues to expand & impact individuals across the globe.
CapitalTN will periodically post on topics in and around venture capital and private equity investing. Our inaugural post is on a frequent question we hear from companies.
"All strong brands are based in what is true and authentic. Your personal brand will disintegrate if it is not build on characteristics that are authenticity you. Moreover, you’ll also be worn out – it’s exhausting to be inauthentic. If you’re wearing a mask and trying to be something you’re not..."
When I was in Nashville, I rented a conference room from the Entrepreneur Center. It worked out perfectly.
I was scheduled to be spending a week in Nashville, which gave us a great opportunity to run our test outside of the Bay Area. This is incredibly valuable because the Bay Area tends to be filled with tech-savvy, early adopters. Nashville has its fair share of them, but technology isn’t as core to the community there, so we felt like this would give us an opportunity to meet more “real” users.
It is an exciting time to be an entrepreneur in Tennessee. Hundreds, if not thousands of us, are working every day to make our state the place where talented entrepreneurs want to be — and where investors come to find the next big thing.
A new six-week intensive training opportunity that empowers working artists to see their vision through an entrepreneurial lens. Hosted at the Entrepreneur Center (EC), Periscope gives artists perspective and tools to organize, plan, and sustain their creative careers through one-hour lectures with John Murdock, Director of Education at the EC, and break-out groups facilitated by top Nashville arts professionals.
The Social Enterprise Alliance National Summit is headed to Music City in April, and conference organizers are offering do-good entrepreneurs the chance to compete for a slot in a Nashville Entrepreneur Center accelerator program