Launch Tennessee Announces Oct. 7 Reverse Pitch Event Registration Open for Potential Attendees NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2014 – Launch Tennessee will host Reverse Pitch, an event where corporations pitch funded project proposals to an audience of entrepreneurial problem solvers, on Tuesday, Oct. 7 in Chattanooga at The Church on Main (1601 Rossville Ave.). The […]
We previously wrote about the demo days that took place across Tennessee a few weeks ago, and now we’re happy to report the progress many graduates have made since then. Nashville: Three graduates of Jumpstart Foundry have already attracted investor interest. Spotwise secured an investment from Premier Parking after a pilot program, Octovis has been […]
The TENN aims to highlight the best of Tennessee’s accelerator network, which includes some of the Southeast’s top programs based on capital raised by companies as well as the ONLY medical device, automotive, and 3D printing programs in the country, plus programs focused on female founders, agriculture and logistics. After a successful 2013 program, Launch […]
Demo Days Are Happening Across Tennessee By Charlie Brock One of the best ways to experience the energy and excitement of Tennessee’s vibrant entrepreneurial scene is to attend the demo days that wrap up our state’s accelerator programs. On demo day, when startup founders make their pitches to potential investors, you’ll hear an incredible array […]
MediaWorks Hosts Its First Demo Day in Knoxville By Charlie Brock More than 250 people attended the first MediaWorks demo day, the “graduation event” for the nine digital media companies that completed the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center’s new accelerator program. The August 5 event, during which startup founders pitched their new business concepts to investors and […]
11 Startups Pitch at GIGTANK Demo Day By Charlie Brock GIGTANK, a program of The Company Lab in Chattanooga, held the first of several summer demo days scheduled by Tennessee’s accelerators this year. On July 29, 11 startups pitched their business ideas to an audience of 750 people at the Girls Preparatory Academy. GIGTANK startups […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 18, 2014 – Launch Tennessee has announced a two-year commitment from UBS, a global firm providing financial services in more than 50 countries, to be the presenting sponsor of The TENN program. Started in 2013, The TENN is a master accelerator program for graduates of Tennessee’s nine startup accelerator programs. “We are […]
If you are an entrepreneur in Tennessee, the most important step you can take is the first one – get started. Here are some frequently asked questions about how – and why – you should get connected to Tennessee’s network of regional accelerators.