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LaunchTN is a public-private partnership with a vision to make Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the nation.

Our mission is to empower a high-functioning network of resources focused on core priorities that support Tennessee’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Partnering with Entrepreneur Centers in seven regions, LaunchTN creates collaboration among entrepreneurs, the private sector, capital sources, institutions, and government to offer entrepreneurs what they need to succeed and stay in Tennessee to build companies and create jobs.

Are you looking to raise capital for your startup?

Our equity initiatives support for-profit startups by investing LaunchTN funds alongside private sector matching dollars.
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Learn entrepreneurship virtually — anywhere!

The LaunchTN Virtual Entrepreneurship Program is an adult education initiative for entrepreneurs or people interested in entrepreneurial careers in Tennessee.
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Get hands-on acceleration

Tennessee has Entrepreneur Centers across the state where you can get advice and support to launch your startup. Walk-ins and back-of-napkin ideas welcome!
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