E|SPACES Cool Springs Presents Talk By TechnologyAdvice CEO E|SPACES Cool Springs Presents Talk By TechnologyAdvice CEO

By Kelsy Harms on May 6, 2014


“It’s a risk not to take a risk.” Rob Bellenfant, CEO of TechnologyAdvice, shared with a room full of Franklin business leaders and entrepreneurs last Friday at E|SPACES Cool Springs. He started his first entrepreneurial venture at age 7 and has since purchased five businesses off eBay. The first four failed, but the fifth has morphed into what has successfully become TechnologyAdvice based in Brentwood.

TAGS: Business StrategyMeeting Space Nashville

E|SPACES Announces New CEO E|SPACES Announces New CEO

By Kelsy Harms on February 24, 2014


E|SPACES has announced the selection of Jon Pirtle as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective immediately. Pirtle joins the company after serving as vice president of Grand Avenue Transportation.

Whole Brain Brand Positioning Whole Brain Brand Positioning

By Kelsy Harms on May 17, 2013


“If your brand was a person what would its beliefs and personality be?” – Mike Amburgey

Is your brand’s position appealing to both the rational and emotional aspects of the consumer mind? Is your marketing strategy considering the whole brain? Mike Amburgey teaches the importance of this and expands on these 8 elements of brand positioning in his presentation at E|SPACES.

TAGS: BrandingBusiness StrategySocial Media

4 Steps to Create a Great Product or Business 4 Steps to Create a Great Product or Business

By Kelsy Harms on May 10, 2013


Michael Burcham, President & CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, shared with entrepreneurs and small business owners at E|SPACES what he has learned over the past 30 years in business. “The journey between the idea and turning your idea into something real has to do with one’s ability to think, make choices, recruit people, and move your product ahead.” In order to turn your idea into reality, Michael shared what he considers fundamental components of the Executive’s Toolbox.

TAGS: Business PlanEntrepreneursEventsMarketingMichael BurchamNashville Entrepreneur Center

Young Entrepreneurs Part 2

By Kelsy Harms on April 23, 2013


Meet George Livingston and Ian Raffalovich

Co-Founders & Co-CEOs of Sweet Meat Jerky and winners of the Churchill Mortgage Young Entrepreneur Contest. We are pleased to have them as members at E|SPACES – be sure to welcome them if you see them! We’ve asked George and Ian to share some of their entrepreneurial experiences with us. Here’s what they said . . .

TAGS: EntrepreneursMember Spotlight

E|SPACES “Sells Out” Dedicated Space E|SPACES “Sells Out” Dedicated Space

By Kelsy Harms on February 12, 2013


E|SPACES, INC., a work and meeting space for entrepreneurs and small businesses, announced today that it “sold out” the dedicated space made available through the expansion of the Belle Meade location – before the new space ribbon cutting. The company launched in July 2010 with the opening of the Belle Meade center, and in February of last year added a Cool Springs location.

TAGS: AnnouncementsDedicated SpaceMarketingOffice Space Nashville

E|SPACES Announces Expansion of Belle Meade Location E|SPACES Announces Expansion of Belle Meade Location

By Kelsy Harms on October 22, 2012


E|SPACES, INC. is announcing today the expansion of its Belle Meade business center. The company launched in July 2010, with the opening of E|SPACES Belle Meade in the Hill Center, and added a Cool Springs location in the McEwen Building in February of this year. The expansion of the company’s first center reflects the rapid growth being experienced by E|SPACES.

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Early Stage Investing and the Growing Capital Gap in Nashville: Findings of the Venture Report

By Kelsy Harms on August 9, 2012


This month the Nashville Capital Network (NCN) and the Nashville Health Care Council are issuing a comprehensive report on the local venture capital marketplace, titled “Nashville Venture Capital Report: 2001-2011.” The report investigates venture capital investments in Nashville-based companies over the last decade with a special focus on venture capital investment in Nashville health care companies. The Nashville Venture Capital Report is the first study of its kind on local venture capital investment.

TAGS: EntrepreneursHealthcareInvestingJim JackeySid ChamblessVenture Capital

Our Favorite Health Starts at Work Event Recipes Our Favorite Health Starts at Work Event Recipes

By Kelsy Harms on April 25, 2012


If you came to the Health Starts at Work with Whole Foods event at E|SPACES in Cool Springs last night you were asking for the Thai wrap recipe because you couldn’t believe healthy food could taste so good. For those of you who couldn’t make it to the event last night, you missed some tasty dishes. I have listed the Double Green Smoothie recipe and done my best to list the ingredients for those excellent Thai Wraps below for you to try at home. Special thanks to Whole Foods Market, Hot Yoga Plus, Avalon Effect Light Therapy, and The YMCA for joining us to inspire healthy living and for Brentwood Homepage who covered the event in a recent article “Maintaining Health at Work is Possible.”

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