This week we were thrilled to learn that Launch Tennessee was selected to receive a $500,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). We have had a five year partnership with ARC and piloted many new entrepreneurial programs which have led to job creation, capital investment and workforce development in … read more
Launch Tennessee provides opportunities and resources for students to ensure Tennessee develops and retains the entrepreneurial talent to help it the #1 place in the Southeast to start a business.
University Venture Challenge, launched in 2015, increases the number of student-led entrepreneurial ventures across the state and exposes them to the our portfolio of resources.
The Specialists Program, launched in May 2014, is a paid summer internship program that takes college students from around the country and embeds them in Entrepreneur Centers for 13 weeks each summer.
We support Tennessee student researchers and early-stage companies that are interested in or already applying for SBIR/STTR Phase I, Phase II or Fast-Track Microgrants.