Positioning Your Company for a Future Transaction: Charlie Brock

Part Three: Charlie Brock Charlie Brock has been serving as Launch Tennessee’s President & CEO since January 2013. Launch Tennessee is a statewide public-private entity charged with developing Tennessee’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Prior to Launch Tennessee, Charlie served for a year as CEO of CO.LAB, a Chattanooga accelerator that runs the summer GIGTANK program. Brock is… Read More

Positioning Your Company for a Future Transaction: Graham Hunter

Part Two: Graham Hunter As we learned from William Seibels’ experience navigating the notable acquisition of Change Healthcare by Emdeon, intentionality is required for a company in its early stages to set the table for a future transaction – and a successful one at that. But before you get out your linens and fine china,… Read More

Positioning Your Company for a Future Transaction

Part One: William Seibels Attracting investors requires your company to have an investable story, and as William Seibels, former CFO of Change Healthcare Corporation, shares in the first of this three-part blog series, aspirations alone won’t get you the backing you need. So what can you do to position your company for a future transaction (and a… Read More

When Needed Cash Isn’t Wrapped Under the Tree

With your 2016 budget complete and officially decked with boughs of holly, you now know exactly where you are headed these next 12 months.  (Haven’t completed your budget yet?  Put down that eggnog and steer clear of Cousin Eddie – we’ve got business to discuss).  For some of you, there remains one tiny thing you… Read More

Two Cents from One of Nashville’s Startup Darlings

Note to the reader: We strongly advise you read this while serving yourself heaping spoonfuls of Nut Butter Nation’s Brown Sugar Cinnamon Peanut Butter. Go ahead and order seconds – this gooey goodness won’t last long. “I know Drew Hart [Inflammo’s Founder & CEO] first and foremost as a person of character that I am… Read More

The Four Steps to Your Secret Weapon

A recent Sunday spent driving down I-40 reminded me of the season upon us. Cars proudly displaying their respective collegiate teams set against a backdrop of changing leaves affirmed that the dog days of summer were only a memory. Amidst this flurry of seasonal activity and with the dawn of the final quarter of 2015… Read More

What’s With Your Company’s Name?

As with most great stories, Inflammo’s began long before what would appear to most as the beginning. (Happy early Birthday to us!) Through hundreds of coffee cups, networking events, and swapping of business cards, the one thing I continue to hear time and time again is: “So tell me about this ‘Inflammo’ – where does… Read More

You’re Invited to Our Speaking Series

Friday, October 9th, marks the launch of our speaker series, “Inspire. Empower. Enrich.” Join us at 8:00 a.m. at the Entrepreneur Center as Mike Hamilton, Executive Director of Show Hope and former University of Tennessee Athletics Director, shares his story and keys for success in building a platform to give back to others. Reserve your… Read More

Why Dollars Aren’t the Only Reasons to Outsource

The Limits of In-House: Why Dollars Aren’t the Only Reason You Should Outsource Your Accounting & Finance Function It’s a question common to every business owner who is fortunate enough to realize initial startup success:  How do I best manage the constantly growing needs and demands within my accounting and finance function? The good news,… Read More

Inflammo is Growing; Welcome Ray Campbell!

We welcome Ray Campbell to the Inflammo Team! Campbell is responsible for overseeing the daily finance function for his clients, with responsibilities ranging from preparing monthly financial statements and MD&A reports to leading various budgeting and forecasting efforts. Ray Campbell Controller at Inflammo LLC