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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LaunchTN Announces Promotions, Role Changes Among Staff

Launch Tennessee staffers Jill Van Beke and Lindsey Cox move into newly defined roles, Brittany Burgess and Jami Creel receive promotions. NASHVILLE (July 27, 2017) – Launch Tennessee announced a refresh to its organizational chart which includes Jill Van Beke taking on a new role as Chief Program Officer. Van … read more

5 Reasons Tennessee is a Startup-Friendly State

Here at Launch Tennessee, we are honored to contribute to the energy around the entrepreneurial movement in the state, which has been growing exponentially each year. Given that Launch Tennessee just celebrated its fifth anniversary, I thought now would be a good time to talk about how far the state … read more