The Nashville Technology Council award for Company of the Year goes to …

January 29, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eleanor Kennedy Franklin-based LeanKit can add another laurel to its big year, which already included a multimillion-dollar investment and a new office across the pond: the Company of the Year award from the Nashville Technology Council. “The NTC Awards shine a light on leaders for the work they’ve…

Franklin tech firm sells to U.K. company for $26 million

January 29, 2015 Nashville Business Journal by Eric Snyder Franklin-based Rustici Software has been bought by United Kingdom-based Learning Technologies Group, the companies announced today. Rustici provides software to the online learning industry. Learning Technologies Group, based south of London, is traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: LTG.L). According to a news release, LTG…

Public meetings scheduled for review of Regional Transportation Plan

  The Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has scheduled public meetings in each of the seven counties of its planning area to review the draft regional transportation plan (RTP) for Middle Tennessee. The purpose of the RTP is to outline the region’s transportation priorities for federal funding. The plan was created in coordination with…

Permits show Franklin building is at pre-recession pace

January 20, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West After a decade of progress, Franklin has almost reached the level of building that existed before the recession. In 2015, Franklin issued 1,757 building permits, which includes both residential and commercial. The permit values total up to $471 million. “In the last three years we’ve seen…

Omaha-based contractor looks to hire 35 for new Franklin office

January 22, 2016 Nashville Post Strategic Health Solutions announced today it will open in March a Nashville-area office and is looking to fill 35 positions. The Omaha, Nebraska-based national contractor, which does work for federal government entities such as the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice, did not disclose in…

Take the State broadband Internet assessment

The future of Tennessee’s economic success is directly tied to our broadband Internet access. Having broadband access leads to an increase in educational and entrepreneurial opportunities, which therefore helps our state build a better workforce and accelerate job creation. To ensure that every community in Tennessee has the tools to economically succeed, we must measure…

PreFlight program to help entrepreneurs reach new heights

PreFlight program to help entrepreneurs reach new heights Source: Williamson Herald By Jodi Rall   One of the most challenging first steps for an entrepreneur is testing out their ideas to see if they have a viable plan, without the associated commitment or risk, according to The Nashville Entrepreneurial Center. To assist aspiring entrepreneurs, Williamson,…