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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Learn more about 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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Discover Entrepreneurship

LaunchTN’s Discover Entrepreneurship Grants offers two types of funding for organizations to support entrepreneurs. LaunchTN’s intention is to stimulate opportunistic approaches to fostering entrepreneurship among diverse populations and across a variety of industries.

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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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EPIcenter Memphis President and CEO Joins Inaugural Center for American Entrepreneurship Board of Directors

Nashville, Tenn., (November 6, 2017) – Leslie Lynn Smith, president and CEO of EPIcenter, has joined the Board of Directors for the Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE), a nonpartisan policy, research, and advocacy organization. CAE’s mission is to engage policymakers in Washington, and at the state and local level across the nation, regarding … read more

How to be a Better Business Owner: 3 Tips to Increase Productivity and Happiness

Written by Rebekah Collinsworth, Marketing Director at Accountfully   There’s a lot that goes into running a business. For even the most realistic of entrepreneurs and business owners, it ultimately ends up being more work than they ever imagined it would be at the outset. And unfortunately, because many of them try … read more