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We’re Looking For a Marketing Intern!

The MARKETING INTERN at Launch Tennessee will support ticket sales and branding for 36|86, the organization’s flagship event held in Nashville in June, along with as-needed support for events. This 13-week internship is on-site for 25 hours per week, with some required travel to events, and comes with a stipend … read more

Launch Tennessee Expands Resources in Marketing, Capital Formation

Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announced today the hires of Jennifer Allen Kay as Director of Marketing/Partnership Development and Susan Parham as Finance and Accounting Manager. In addition, Jami Creel and George Curran, who served as interns in LaunchTN’s Specialist program, have  joined the company in full-time roles, as Coordinators of Entrepreneurship … read more

LaunchTN Announces 2016-2017 University Venture Challenge Partners

Nashville, Tenn., November 28, 2016 – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announced today the second annual Statewide University Venture Challenge (UVC). Following a submission process, LaunchTN has selected 20 entrepreneurial focused competitions that are being hosted across 13 Tennessee-based universities. The UVC launched in 2016 to create a more connected entrepreneurial community … read more

LaunchTN Announces 2016-2017 The TENN Cohort

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 19, 2016 – Launch Tennessee today announced the eight companies chosen to participate in this year’s cohort of The TENN, its unique master accelerator program for top startups that have participated in programming provided by LaunchTN, our statewide network of entrepreneur centers and other accelerator programs. The … read more

Launch Tennessee Networks program focuses on milestones when partnering startups and mentors

By Lindsey Cox - Innovation Manager

Many new companies find success in an accelerator program because a shortened, labor-intensive timeline works for their product development and go-to-market strategy. Others, however, are focused on developing technology that cannot be rushed through a 13-week accelerator program. For these companies, the new Launch Tennessee Networks program provides a more … read more

LaunchTN Statewide University Venture Challenge

Launch Tennessee is pleased to announce the launch of the Statewide University Venture Challenge. We have selected 17 entrepreneurial focused competitions which are being hosted by ten Tennessee-based universities The goal of the statewide Venture Challenge is to create a more connected entrepreneurial community by engaging existing university programs. Additionally, … read more

36|86 Announces 2nd Round of Speakers & Sponsors!

Square Co-Founder Jim McKelvey, Google Ventures, SeedInvest, North Bridge Venture Partners, Blackstone and More Make Plans For 36|86 Nashville, Tenn., February 23, 2016 – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announced today the addition of Jim McKelvey (Square), Tyson Clark (Google Ventures), Pelli Wang (SeedInvest), Paul Santinelli (North Bridge Venture Partners), and Vijay Balasubramaniyan … read more

36|86 Announces First Round of 2016 Speakers

Marquee Investors, Influencers and Media Head For LaunchTN’s 36|86 Startup Conference Delta Air Lines, Dell, Nashville Chamber, Softlayer and Pinnacle among early sponsors Nashville, Tenn., January 21, 2016 – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announced today new speaker and sponsor commitments. The growing list of confirmed venture capital firms participating in this … read more

Thanks for Your Interest in INCITE!

Thank you for your interest in the LaunchTN INCITE program. As on January 6, 2016, the INCITE fund has been fully depleted (pending current applications) and new applications are no longer being accepted. If additional funding becomes available, applications will be reopened. Please continue to check back for updates.

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