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.

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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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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