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Creating a startup-friendly Tennessee

We connect entrepreneurs with what they need to grow

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

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

$50,000 Angel Tax Credit

Startups and angel investors: Find out how to qualify for this exciting incentive today!

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Does Your Startup Have A Double Bottom Line?

Our $1.71M Impact Fund supports for-profit startups solving social, environmental and economic challenges, with a 25% match on private dollars

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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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Get to Know LaunchTN

Want to know more about our mission, goals and outcomes? Check out our 2017 Annual Report, with detail on resources we offer, the founders we support and more.

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Female Founders To Watch

Meet the women in Tennessee transforming entrepreneurship

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Startup Contact Form

Want to take your startup to the next level? Engage with LaunchTN!


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