Launch Tennessee connects investors with high-quality, innovative startup companies. Multiple programs and collaborative opportunities ensure that Tennessee supports both in- and out-of-state investors in obtaining maximum return on sound, secure investments.

Capital Programs

Unique programs such as the INCITE Co-Investment Fund and Angel Tax Credit Initiative offer investors additional capital resources to maximize their investment's impact and support entrepreneurs at all stages of development.

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The TENN

This “best of the best” master accelerator showcases top startups from around the state. By engaging as an investor and/or mentor, companies may support tomorrow’s businesses on their journey from concept to marketplace.

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Angel Investors

A vibrant and growing network of angel investors continues to partner with Launch Tennessee and its Entrepreneur Centers to grow concepts that will fuel tomorrow’s business community.

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Investment Firms

Meet the investment firms who partner with Tennessee’s entrepreneurial community; these investors find the Volunteer State a profitable place to do business.

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Blog

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

ARC’s POWER Grant

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