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.

Atlanta-Based Tech and Startup Publication Hypepotamus Expands to Tennessee

Written by Muriel Vega, Associate Editor at Hypepotamus   Hypepotamus, the leading startup- and technology-focused news publication in the Southeast, started as a community resource. Born in the basement of a historic building in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, next to top university Georgia Tech, Hypepotamus was created to fill … read more

Why Nashville, Why Now

Written by Heath Butler, Managing Partner of Gestalt Growth Advisors   Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint of heart. You put your financial future on the line for a venture that – let’s be honest – is more likely to fail than succeed. Overnight, you become the new kid … read more