Program Overview

CO.STARTERS for Researchers targets graduate-level research and MBA students looking to commercialize their research.

For more information, contact LaunchTN’s Innovation & Commercialization Manager – lindsey@launchtn.org

Program Features

The nine-week program explores what it takes to turn research into a viable business by developing business strategies, as well as examining the market and internal operations of running a business day to day.

Support the Co.starters program by becoming a mentor or partner and help foster innovation and entrepreneurship in Tennessee.

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News, Case Studies, Success Stories, Interviews, and More.

ARC’s POWER Grant

This week we were thrilled to learn that Launch Tennessee was selected to receive a $500,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). We have had a five year partnership with ARC and piloted many new entrepreneurial programs which have led to job creation, capital investment and workforce development in … read more

7 Videos To Inspire Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs looking for a place to start their businesses are often told their choice is binary: New York or California. At Launch Tennessee, we’re determined to break that assumption. We are proud to announce an inspiring video series featuring national business leaders and entrepreneurs discussing the thriving startup scene in … read more