They know how to involve the right people, from asking friends and families to support to crowdfunding and more. Launch Tennessee leverages another group of players by connecting entrepreneurs with angel investors who can see, understand, appreciate and fund their vision.

Angel Tax Credit

Learn about and apply for the tax benefits that accompany being a Launch Tennessee angel investor who supports potential high-growth, early-stage companies in Tennessee.

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Capital Programs

Launch Tennessee also connects startups with smart investors looking for qualified investment opportunities at earlier stages. We educate these investors on Tennessee’s supportive business climate.

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5 Reasons Tennessee is a Startup-Friendly State

Here at Launch Tennessee, we are honored to contribute to the energy around the entrepreneurial movement in the state, which has been growing exponentially each year. Given that Launch Tennessee just celebrated its fifth anniversary, I thought now would be a good time to talk about how far the state … read 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