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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Angel Tax Credit

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

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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 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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LaunchTN Announces Promotions, Role Changes Among Staff

Launch Tennessee staffers Jill Van Beke and Lindsey Cox move into newly defined roles, Brittany Burgess and Jami Creel receive promotions. NASHVILLE (July 27, 2017) – Launch Tennessee announced a refresh to its organizational chart which includes Jill Van Beke taking on a new role as Chief Program Officer. Van … read more

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