Four start-up companies have completed the inaugural EPIcenter Logistics Innovation Accelerator, sponsored by FedEx, and the accelerator’s Demo Day was held on Thursday, November 19, at the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis. The event featured the four start-up companies pitching their logistics innovation business ideas to potential investors and business […]
November 18, 2015 The Justice Accelerator (JusticeXL) a 10-week business accelerator cohort with specific focus on three components of the justice system: law enforcement, public safety and corrections, celebrated its ‘Investor Day’ today in the Legends Ballroom at the Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Center (SMTEC). The mission of JusticeXL is to accelerate entrepreneurs […]
Dear Auditor, The Tennessee Technology Development Corporation, d/b/a Launch Tennessee (Launch TN) is requesting proposals from CPA firms that have extensive experience in providing audit services for not for profit organizations. We invite your firm to submit a three year proposal to us by January 11, 2016 for consideration. A description of our organization, the […]
Startup: LineGard Med @LineGardMed Spencer Jones is the founder and CEO of LineGard Med, a startup whose patented device gives hospitals & patients valuable protection for any type of IV access site. Spencer told us how important connections were for his business. “I often tell entrepreneurs about organic collisions, whether […]
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 field. Seed Hatchery focuses on […]
Check out the recap from this year’s 36|86 conference! Hope to see you next year!
Nashville, Tenn., Dec 1, 2014 – Pursuing its mission to find and support promising startups, Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announces that the organization is expanding and reorganizing its signature conference. The new event is named 36/86, representing the latitude and longitude of Nashville, TN, which will serve as the annual meeting place to celebrate the […]
Welcome to the new Launch Tennessee website! We hope you enjoy learning about all the incredible things happening around entrepreneurship in this state. Our team at Launch Tennessee is committed to making TN the best place in the southeast for entrepreneurs to start and grow a business.