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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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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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