LaunchTN Adds Four New Members to its Board of Directors

Nashville, TN – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN), a public-private partnership focused on supporting the creation and development of entrepreneurship throughout Tennessee, announced new members recently added to its Board of Directors. Jack Bailey, Partner & Co-Founder – Bailey Southwell & Co As a partner and co-founder, Mr. Bailey has extensive transactional experience, having served as … read more

Interviews from 36|86 in Anticipation for Memphis DEMO Day

Guest Post by Clark Buckner

During my time at LaunchTN’s 36|86 conference, I had the chance to interview several entrepreneurs and dedicated business owners affiliated with Start Co., Memphis’s first technology based accelerator. Begun in 2008 by CEO and founder Eric Mathews, Start Co. has three 100-day accelerator programs for diverse companies in the tech … read more

Investing in the future: Nashville Entrepreneur Center

Nashville Entrepreneur Center helps small business owners meet economic challenges with strategic planning

Even with a change in leadership, it’s business as usual at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. Stuart McWhorter assumed the role of president and CEO from founder Michael Burcham on April 9. He had previously served as Chairman of Clayton Associates, a venture capital firm based in Brentwood, Tennessee. McWhorter’s experience … read more

Accelerator Network Continues to Ramp Up Programming

In the innovation world, differentiators are everything. What sets you apart is what creates your success in a crowded marketplace. When Launch Tennessee hosted its 36|86 conference last month, we were able to show off Tennessee entrepreneurs and the remarkable range of products and services they are creating. That base … read more

36|86 Recap Video

Check out the recap from this year’s 36|86 conference! Hope to see you next year!

SMTEC: A Grand Design

SMTEC constantly adapts and evolves to meet growing demands

It doesn’t matter where the idea comes from; it only matters how you apply it and how it works in the overall environment. That’s the guiding principle behind Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Centers (SMTEC). Under the leadership of Executive Director Dan Marcum, SMTEC helps entrepreneurs by providing educational programs, mentoring … read more