Local company offers new lending system for the medical industry

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To address the ever-increasing costs of heathcare, startup company LendMed may be just what the doctor ordered.
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“Hospitals can’t always anticipate the specific needs of every patient or afford to keep every medication or surgical device in their inventory,” explained Ryan Freiden, Founder of LendMed. “As a result, hospitals in the United States borrow from one another nearly 50,000 items per week.”
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Memphis startup simplifies home sales

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Homebuyers and real estate agents have a new sales tool at their disposal. In contrast to the traditional real estate model, MLS My Nestintroduces cost-sensitive home sellers to agents in their area who will list their home for a flat fee of $1,500 instead of a percentage commission fee. Co-founded in Memphis by Jessica Buffington and Dustie Zvolanek, in just 60 days their team has expanded to 23 cities, 35 network Realtors(R), 87 listings, with two homes already sold.
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In high-demand markets, homes are practically selling themselves, so it is often hard for homeowners to justify paying a three percent commission fee to a listing agent. On the other hand, sellers often prefer the benefit of full representation by an agent, which includes the value of an MLS listing that better ensures buyer traffic.
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Local startup offers style for professional women

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If the saying is true — that the clothing makes the man — then Michael Wolf, co-founder of 6figure, believes that adage also holds true for women, especially those in competitive corporate fields.
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“It takes just seven seconds to create a first impression,” said Wolf. “The highly demanding corporate world necessitates that women project a credible, polished, and professional image daily.”
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Cabsolutely dodging obstacles in the startup road

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With the launch of its ridesharing app in Nashville, Cabsolutely has reached another milestone of expanding into a new city, but the company still has a long way to go. Cabsolutely, an alum of one of Start Co.’s Upstart accelerator, has formed a partnership with Kwik Cab, a Nashville cab company, to provide its cloud-based web-application to the company.

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