Nashville Inno: Tech Bytes: Execs join unicorn and startup; quarterly record for i3 Verticals; details on grants and pitch contests

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Built Technologies, Nashville’s newest unicorn, issued a recap of its record-breaking 2021. The company raised $213 million from new and pre-existing investors, at a $1.5 billion valuation. Built doubled headcount to 330 employees, “and expects to continue on that pace in 2022,” the company said in a press release. Built also brought on executives Bob Van Nortwick as president, Bob Elliott as chief revenue officer, as well as vice presidents for sales, finance, marketing and other spots.

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