Our mission at Relevance Capital is to create an investment paradigm where lifelong relationships with entrepreneurs and investors are forged by a relentless pursuit of disruptive people, ideas, and technologies anchored by an unwavering commitment to transparency, integrity, and the human condition. We leverage decades of investment experience to provide our entrepreneurs and investors a clear and actionable path to success and meaningful value creation.
We focus our efforts on health and wellness solutions, and scalable software and technologies. We follow a continuum “reverse barbell” investment strategy, centering on Series A and B, but also strategically participating in seed and later stage opportunities.
The INCITE Co-Investment Fund is a component of Gov. Bill Haslam’s INCITE initiative to drive growth and create knowledge-based jobs by encouraging investment in small businesses. Administered by Launch Tennessee, the Fund matches a portion of investments in Tennessee-based companies.
It was created in 2011 using $28.8 million of federal funding awarded under the State Small Business Credit Initiative. To date all $28.8M has been invested, leveraging $87.8M in private capital. An additional $58M in follow-on capital has been invested, for a total of $175M to Tennessee companies.
Building High Growth Businesses Creating Enduring Value. Forty years of successful early stage investing and strong leadership in the entrepreneurial community have enabled the Solidus team to devise a better way to build businesses and maximize the impact of family investing.
At RadWeb, we are a technology company first and foremost. we design, we develop, and we program. We love code, and over the years the principals of RadWeb have created everything from high-speed servers to object database systems, programming languages (yup, we really are that geeky), social networks, business apps, enterprise solutions, and so much more.
We are also investors. There’s a lot we bring to the table. We have a stable of resources ranging from capital to technology to talent. But we’re picky. We seek only opportunities that can significantly benefit from our direct involvement and that are complementary to our experiences.
NEST-TN, L.L.C. (NEST-TN) is a seed and early-stage venture capital firm started in 2009 by Fran F. Marcum, Managing Partner of Marcum Capital of Tullahoma, Tenn. In 2010, the State of Tennessee certified NEST-TN as a TNInvestco, awarding a $20 million state tax credit allocation for the purpose of investing in young Tennessee-based companies.
NEST-TN has a state-wide focus on young companies specializing in advanced manufacturing and materials, energy and environmental clean technologies, and information and digital media technologies.
Martin Ventures builds de novo and identifies companies to invest time, talent, and capital into. With a primary focus on healthcare technology and technology enabled services, Martin Ventures provides each portfolio company with leadership support, operational expertise and strategic guidance.
Our shared services company, MVantage Advisory Services, provides shared services to both portfolio and non-portfolio companies. The services include finance, accounting, human resources, marketing and executive recruiting. This service allows startups and smaller company CEOs to focus on what they do best – revenue growth, product development, and culture, taking commodity services off their plate.
XMI provides capital, mentorship, expertise and support to spur ambitious, growth-minded businesses – just like yours. We structure investments to suit your needs – then offer resources to maximize your investments.
Capital is available from multiple sources. This includes the XMI High Growth Development Fund, a recipient of the TNInvestco program pursuant to the State of Tennessee “Tennessee Small Business Investment Company Credit Act” passed in 2009.