Launch Tennessee’s TENN Master Accelerator cohort of eight companies recently wrapped the Tennessee leg of its annual Roadshow. The startup founders met with investors, mentors and business leaders around the state, providing a warmup for upcoming trips to New York and San Francisco in March that will provide critical exposure … 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.