Launch Tennessee is the country’s only statewide collaborative startup network. We provide the resources that entrepreneurs, researchers and investors need to succeed, from idea to execution.

The TENN

The TENN Master Accelerator takes promising startups who have participated in programming sponsored by Launch Tennessee or its statewide network of ECs to the next level through focused mentorship and investor introductions.

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36|86

Join us in June for the Southeast's premier tech event, where entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders from across the country come together to discuss how Southeastern startups are leading the country’s next wave of entrepreneurship.

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Creative Communities

Launch Tennessee's Creative Communities Initiative connects rural and underserved populations with entrepreneurial education, tools and resources to help foster entrepreneurship in their communities.

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Entrepreneur Centers

Launch Tennessee collaborates with six regional Entrepreneur Centers. ECs are embedded in their local entrepreneurial communities and provide curriculum, mentorship and other support to founders working to launch and build their businesses.

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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

Professional Linebacker And Angel Investor Derrick Morgan To Join Sports Tech Panel At 36|86

Professional linebacker, angel investor, and philanthropist Derrick Morgan to speak on technology’s role in professional sports at leading technology and entrepreneurship conference in the Southeast Launch Tennessee is proud to announce that professional football player and startup investor Derrick Morgan will be featured in a panel discussion on trends in … read more