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Applications for our 2016 – 2017 are currently closed. Please check back for future announcements and see our FAQs for when you’re ready to apply!

Eligible programs include:

Launch Tennessee programs

(e.g.University Venture Challenge, Tennessee-based 36|86 companies, etc.)   

Programming provided by our statewide entrepreneur center network or other
accelerator programs in Tennessee

(e.g. GIGTANK, Project Music, Start.Co, Dynamo, Jumpstart Foundry,
TheWorks, ZeroTo510, etc.)


News, Case Studies, Success Stories, Interviews, and More.


This week we were thrilled to learn that Launch Tennessee was selected to receive a $500,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). We have had a five year partnership with ARC and piloted many new entrepreneurial programs which have led to job creation, capital investment and workforce development in … read more

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