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Speakable

Speakable / media,technology

Speakable


A unique product to serve the online content and publishing industry, Speakable is a website plug-in that speaks web pages to readers. Created in 2014 by the team at Canary Venture Co., Speakable was created to allow for a seamless transition from reading to listening for web visitors. It also allows readers to actually consume content that has been identified as “read later,” instead of filing it away into an app or folder where it is often forgotten. In addition, Speakable offers publishers additional revenue streams through pre-rolled audio ads selected through a proprietary algorithm. Publishers gain access to this custom ad delivery through a dashboard.
DataFi

DataFi / finance,technology

DataFi


DataFi leverages technology to build solutions for the financial services industry (see “fintech”). For its first solution, DataFi has reinvented the residential draw inspection process with its VeriFi Residential service. VeriFi represents the best in risk mitigation for banks and fast access to funds for borrowers. By seamlessly connecting construction lenders and borrowers through integrated apps and intuitive user interface design, both parties are always in sync.
Stonegate Land

Stonegate Land / homebuilding,land

Stonegate Land


Founded in 2005 by Scott Sohr, Stonegate Land is an investment vehicle that owns a number of residential and commercial properties for future development, primarily across Middle Tennessee.
Correct Care Solutions

Correct Care Solutions / healthcare

Correct Care Solutions


Founded in 2003 to provide healthcare to incarcerated patients in Kansas, Correct Care Solutions provides exceptional healthcare services to correctional and juvenile facilities across the country.

The company, based in Nashville, is recognized nationally for its progressive and innovative healthcare solutions and customer-oriented service that is unparalleled in the industry.

As a founding member of the company, Scott Sohr credits the leadership of Jerry Boyle in building Correct Care Solutions into a world-class company. CCS has thrived under the 11-year leadership of Boyle, a former Massachusetts Department of Corrections employee who is now widely respected as an industry leader in correctional care. He has fostered a supportive work environment at CCS that has resulted in the company’s growth to 10,000 employees, serving 170,000 patients in 41 states.

Website: http://correctcaresolutions.com

Elmington Capital

Elmington Capital / finance

Elmington Capital


Founded in 2010 by Scott Sohr and partners Cary Rosenblum and Ben Brewer, Elmington Capital Group specializes in commercial real estate investment and development. Rosenblum, now chief executive officer of the company, leads the Elmington team over three separate divisions:

 

  • Elmington Capital, which focuses on the acquisition of office and industrial space.
  • Elmington Affordable Housing, which focuses on low-income housing development.
  • Elmington Property Management, which focuses on property and asset management services.

 

Under Rosenblum’s leadership, Elmington Capital Group has grown from three employees in 2010 to 190 employees in 2014. The company has purchased and is now managing in excess of $300M in assets.
Canary Ventures

Canary Ventures / technology

Canary Ventures


One part technology company, one part funded incubator, Canary Venture Co. was founded in 2013 by Scott Sohr and partner Nathan Maggard with a goal of producing innovative new technology products and scaling them to success. The company, led by Maggard, president, is comprised of a central group of technology experts who focus on innovation and prototyping new products. Once a new product has been market tested, a business team is put together to help grow and scale the product through its early-stage growth. In its first year of existence, the company has already produced its first two ventures – Speakable and DataFi.
Health Cost Solutions

Health Cost Solutions / healthcare

Health Cost Solutions


Health Cost Solutions is one of the most widely-respected Third Party Administrators (TPAs) of self-funded group medical plans. HCS operates as an extension of each of its client’s staffs, managing the administration of their company’s health plans and allowing them to achieve and even exceed the financial and benefit objectives established for them.

Founded in 2001, HCS is based in Hendersonville, Tenn. As one of the company’s founding members, Sohr credits the company’s CEO, Bill Beeler – also a founding member and a highly-respected industry leader– for its success and continued exceptional growth. Beeler is a highly-respected leader in the industry and has guided HCS to exceptional growth.

Website: http://www.hcsbenefits.com/

Arrington Retreat

Arrington Retreat / homebuilding,land

Arrington Retreat


Developed over 283 acres of rolling hills in Williamson County near Nolensville,Tenn., Arrington Retreat is a community designed to offer both the comfort of countryside living and the convenience of a bustling region of growth.

Designed in 2005, Scott Sohr developed a community master plan with designer Dwight Kiser featuring ample space for more than 200 homes that are diverse in style. Builders for the development are the award-winning RiverBirch Homes and Drees Homes.

A highlight of the development is Arrington Creek, which runs through the property.

Homes are priced in the 300s and 400s.

Website: http://arringtonretreat.com/

Winterset Woods

Winterset Woods / homebuilding,land

Winterset Woods


Designed with a small-town feeling in mind, Winterset Woods is located in Nolensville, Tenn., and features more than 170 homes with great curb appeal as well as two community swimming pools.

Despite the secluded atmosphere, Winterset Woods is extremely convenient to I-65, allowing for an easy commute into downtown Nashville.

The development, founded in 2009, features eight spacious floor plans, ranging from 2,400 to 3,300 square feet. All floor plans feature brick exteriors as well as two-car side-entry garages.

Website: http://www.wintersetwoods.net/

Woodmont Development

Woodmont Development / homebuilding,land

Woodmont Development


Founded by Scott Sohr in 2004, Woodmont Development spans more than 230 acres in Smyrna, Tenn., and has the potential to accommodate approximately 800 homes.

D.R. Horton, one of the nation’s largest home building companies, is the largest builder in the development.

Woodmont offers extremely convenient access to I-24 for easy commuting to either Nashville or Murfreesboro. It is in close proximity to shopping and entertainment as well as an outstanding community hospital and great local schools.

Tennessee Industrial

Tennessee Industrial / commercial real estate,land

Tennessee Industrial


Founded in 1995 by Scott Sohr, Tennessee Industrial focuses on commercial real estate in and around Middle Tennessee.