Vanderbilt Business Hosts Greater Nashville Venture Capital Association Kickoff Event

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Tom Steenburgh (left), Bruce Evans (middle), and Stuart McWhorter (right) at the kickoff event. Photo courtesy of Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization (CTTC).On Monday, November 13, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management helped set the stage for a startup renaissance in Middle Tennessee by hosting the emerging Greater Nashville Venture Capital Association’s inaugural event.

Tom Steenburgh, Ralph Owen Dean, Vanderbilt Business, delivered opening remarks at the event, notably declaring his commitment to the local entrepreneurial ecosystem and his unwavering interest in connecting the school deeper into the Nashville business community. Steenburgh introduced Bruce Evans, Chairman of the Board of the Trust, Vanderbilt University, Founder and President, Evans Capital, Senior Advisor, Summit Partners, Interim Chair, Greater Nashville Venture Capital Association (GNVCA). At the event, Evans spoke alongside Stuart McWhorter, Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner.

 

Article published by Lacie Blankenship on VU Owens Graduate School of Management's website on Nov 17, 2023

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