Any great startup ecosystem requires access to three critical pipelines: Talent, customers, and capital. We help support an environment where these converge and help entrepreneurs thrive.

INCITE Co-Investment Fund

The INCITE Co-Investment fund matches investor dollars providing a multiplier effect on private money, ultimately benefitting entrepreneurs.

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Impact Fund

The $1.71m Impact Fund invests in Tennessee-based startups with a mission to solve fundamental social, environmental and economic challenges.

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SBIR Matching Fund

The SBIR/STTR Matching Fund is developed and funded by LaunchTN to advance commercialization efforts via a matching of SBIR/STTR funds awarded to Tennessee-based companies.

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Angel Tax Credit

Learn about, and apply for, the tax benefits that accompany being a Launch Tennessee angel investor.

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Angel Investors

Learn how Launch Tennessee leverages a vibrant and growing network of angel investors to support and grow Tennessee companies that will fuel tomorrow’s business community.

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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