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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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