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


‘Thanks to partners like Launch Tennessee, we are developing both a workforce and the infrastructure needed to continue making our state the nexus for the jobs of the future. Partnerships like this empower homegrown entrepreneurs and bolster Tennessee’s global reputation as a business-friendly destination.’ — Gov. Bill Lee (2019)


Statewide Resource Network

Tennessee is one of the only states with an entrepreneur-resource infrastructure operating at the state level. Through this network of Entrepreneur Centers in six regions around the state, we deliver curriculum, mentors, and more to entrepreneurs building high-growth-potential businesses.


Making Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the nation requires bold ideas and collaboration. Join us in making this vision a reality.





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