Goatrepreneurs: How this family built a business on fun and farm animals

By Rachel Rippetoe  – Editorial Intern, Nashville Business Journal Aug 16, 2018, 8:46am After a career building video games in San Francisco, Max Knudsen did what any retired tech guru would do: bought a 47-acre farm in Middle Tennessee and, eventually, began a goat business. Shenanigoats, a goat landscaping and events business that Knudsen founded with partner Jamie […]

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Surveys: Metro’s big contractors and minority-owned firms don’t see eye to eye

By Rachel Rippetoe  – Editorial Intern, Nashville Business Journal Jul 20, 2018, 8:22am Minority and women contractors better get ready, Mayor David Briley says, because opportunities for work with Metro are coming. Briley spoke Thursday during the 2018 Business Symposium, hosted every year by Belmont Law School. At this year’s event, Bloomberg Associates and the Metro Nashville Business Assistance Office […]

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All dogs allowed: How this luxury hotel is standing out in Nashville’s crowded field

By Rachel Rippetoe  – Editorial Intern, Nashville Business Journal Jul 16, 2018, 12:14pm Amid an amenities battle between Nashville’s newest luxury hotels, with pillow menus and special yoga sessions and rooftop bars each quirkier than the next, there is Sasha. Sasha is a unique hotel greeter. She is very friendly and children especially love her. If you give […]

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