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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Notes from the 2017 TENN Roadshow

Growth-stage startups in TENN Master Accelerator gain critical business development and investor connections

Launch Tennessee’s TENN Master Accelerator cohort of eight companies recently wrapped the Tennessee leg of its annual Roadshow. The startup founders met with investors, mentors and business leaders around the state, providing a warmup for upcoming trips to New York and San Francisco in March that will provide critical exposure … read more

Specialist program preps tomorrow’s business leaders

Launch Tennessee’s paid internship program gives college students real-world startup experience

Want to hear from other Specialists about their experience? Discover how Launch Tennessee’s Specialist Program gave college students a valuable window into entrepreneurship. Launch Tennessee is accepting applications until Feb. 20 for the next Specialists cohort, a 13-week paid summer internship that pairs university students with Entrepreneur Centers and startups, … read more