Launch Tennessee is a public-private partnership, 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
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 of the state, 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.
Making Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the nation requires bold ideas and collaboration. Join us in making this vision a reality.