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This Memphis-based VC firm has a $52M fund and FedEx, AutoZone as partners

Oct 24, 2022 | | Online
By John Klyce – Reporter October 18, 2022, 01:52pm CDT FedEx and AutoZone are partnered with Ridgeline — and in […]

A ‘win-win:’ U of M, BBA, and Community LIFT join forces to create venture fund for Black tech businesses

Oct 18, 2022 | | Online
For more than a decade, Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D., had worked at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. But the professor desired […]

Vic on Union gets 12-year PILOT for its $46.6 million apartments, pool, lazy river

Oct 12, 2022 |
The Medical District is getting a lazy river and a new apartment complex. On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the Center City […]

UTHSC, Methodist tuition-free program offers fast track to nursing career

Oct 12, 2022 | | Online
With the nation facing a widespread nursing shortage, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare […]

GloRilla takes home BET Hip Hop Award

Oct 6, 2022 | | Music, Online
After earning a Billboard-charting hit with “F.N.F.” and inking a deal with Yo Gotti’s CMG label — Memphis rapper Gloria “GloRilla” […]

New food star to open on S. Highland

Oct 6, 2022 | | Online
A California-based restaurant franchise, Celebrity’s Soul Food, is rolling out the red carpet Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Memphis to celebrate […]

University Lofts project to add 105 apartments to Edge District

Oct 6, 2022 | | Online
The Edge District is getting another apartment complex. On Wednesday, Oct. 5, the Design Review Board, an affiliate board of […]

Why a Memphis VC is betting $52M on startups selling to complex orgs

Oct 5, 2022 | | Online
Ridgeline is a new VC firm that invests in B2B companies with a specific goal in mind: helping its portfolio […]

Amazon adopts 20 Memphis-Shelby County schools

Sep 30, 2022 | | Online
Retail and tech titan Amazon says it will be adopting 20 schools in the Memphis-Shelby County School district in a deal that might generate […]

Memphis artist hopes new venue will ‘shed light’ on city’s art scene

Sep 30, 2022 | | Online
To Kenneth Wayne Alexander, Memphis artists deserve a seat at the table — that table being recognition from the rest […]