EO Nashville Members in the News: Patrick Burke, Jason McConnell, Nicholas Holland, Bill Faeth, James Fields, Benjamin Goldberg, Ashlyn Hines, Alex Tolbert, Sam Sanchez, J.J. Rosen...

October 24, 2014

The Nashville Business Journal, Venture Nashville, Upstart Business Journal and the Nashville Post covered the possible sale of Nicholas Holland’s [CenterSource Inc.] startup, Populr.me.

Bill Faeth [Inbound Marketing Agents] published an article on Business2Community on how to protect your site from Penguin 3.0, Google’s newest SEO update.

SouthernAlpha featured Concept Technology, Inc. [James Fields] for ranking on the Inner City 100, a list of the fastest-growing businesses located in America’s inner-cities.

Strategic Hospitality restaurants Pinewood Social and the Patterson House [Benjamin Goldberg] appeared in the Nashville Business Journal for their involvement in this weekend’s Grub Crawl restaurant tour hosted by Bon Appetit. Pinewood Social will also hold a YouTube kick-off party celebrating next year’s series of day-long workshops, as detailed in the Nashville Business Journal. The Nashville Scene included The Catbird Seat in an article on the restaurant’s former chef, Mayme Gretsch. The restaurant also appeared in the Nashville Scene section “What’d You Eat This Weekend?”

The Tennessean featured Bristol Development Group [Ashlyn Hines] in an article for their role in the development of the Ovation project in Cool Springs. AL.com wrote about the group’s Birmingham apartment development.

Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] wrote an article for the Tennessean forewarning employers of the health reform penalties that will be in effect come 2015. 

The TennesseanNashville SceneNashville PostNashville GuruEater Nashville and Nashville Business Journal announced Seed Hospitality’s [Patrick Burke and Jason McConnell] newest restaurant concept, Lucky Belly. Inspired by the urban youth culture of modern Tokyo and its fascination with all things American, Lucky Belly will feature gourmet burgers, sushi, spiked shakes and a full bar. It will open in Hillsboro Village in early December.Rusty Terry cites Sperry’s Restaurant [Sam Sanchez] as one of his favorite spots in Nashville in his farewell Tennessean column. Also, a Tennessean article about Belle Meade described Sperry’s Restaurant as one of the area’s timeless eateries.Screen-Shot-2014-10-24-at-4-26-01-PM.png

J.J. Rosen [Atiba] urged companies and individuals to adopt context-aware security systems to protect against cyber hacks in his Tennessean article.

Andy Bailey [Petra] wrote an article for the Tennessean offering advice on how to learn from past mistakes and move forward.

The Nashville Business Journal and the Tennessean announced the expansion of Corsair Distillery [Darek Bell] to the Wedgewood-Houston area, with an opening set for late spring. Corsair Distillery has also made it to the final round of the Nashville Business Journal blog’s Booze Madness competition, in which Corsair is competing for Nashville’s favorite local distillery. A New York Observer article praised Darek for his ingenuity and nontraditional techniques, and his new book Fire Water was reviewed by whiskey expert Lew Bryson for Whisky Advocate Magazine.

Bongo Java [Bob Bernstein] was mentioned in a Tennessean article naming Nashville’s Omni Hotel, which features a Bongo Java coffee shop, as the top-rated hotel in the city.

The Daily Times quoted Olatayo Atanda, attorney at Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone], in an article about the state’s new “wine in grocery stores” law and its effect on convenience stores.

Charlie Brock [Launch Tennessee] discussed Tennessee’s need for more venture capital funding in a Nashville Business Journal article. Launch Tennessee was also featured in the Nashville Business Journal for its recent collaboration with Life Science Tennessee on a new statewide mentorship program. Charlie Brock also shared his tips for entrepreneurs seeking finance in his Nashville Biz Blog article.

The Nashville Scene interviewed Miranda Whitcomb Pontes [Josephine and Burger Up] on her recent purchase agreement for Dino’s, an East Nashville dive bar.

Julie May [bytes of knowledge] wrote an article for The Tennessean on how to protect yourself from cyber criminals.