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Launch Tennessee is a public-private partnership that supports entrepreneurs from ideation to exit. We’re guided by a vision to make Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the nation.

Tennessee is one of few states with an entrepreneur-resource infrastructure operating at the state level. Through our statewide partner network, we deliver curriculum, mentors and more to entrepreneurs building high-growth-potential businesses.

Tennessee’s entrepreneurial landscape

With funding support from the Kauffman Foundation, TEConomy conducted a study to analyze Tennessee’s entrepreneurial landscape and identify opportunities to support our state’s startups.
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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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Tennessee’s got talent!

Looking to make a great hire? Join a startup team? Upgrade your technical skills? Teach entrepreneurship or coding curriculum?
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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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