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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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

Professional Linebacker And Angel Investor Derrick Morgan To Join Sports Tech Panel At 36|86

Professional linebacker, angel investor, and philanthropist Derrick Morgan to speak on technology’s role in professional sports at leading technology and entrepreneurship conference in the Southeast Launch Tennessee is proud to announce that professional football player and startup investor Derrick Morgan will be featured in a panel discussion on trends in … read more