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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Blog

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Atlanta-Based Tech and Startup Publication Hypepotamus Expands to Tennessee

Written by Muriel Vega, Associate Editor at Hypepotamus   Hypepotamus, the leading startup- and technology-focused news publication in the Southeast, started as a community resource. Born in the basement of a historic building in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, next to top university Georgia Tech, Hypepotamus was created to fill … read more

Why Nashville, Why Now

Written by Heath Butler, Managing Partner of Gestalt Growth Advisors   Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint of heart. You put your financial future on the line for a venture that – let’s be honest – is more likely to fail than succeed. Overnight, you become the new kid … read more