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    Launch Tennessee welcomes new industry Network Partners

    Proof, Nashville Entrepreneur Center to offer new statewide resources  For immediate release Jan. 30, 2023  Nashville, TN — Two nonprofits joined the Launch Tennessee partner network, expanding its industry reach to the worlds of financial technology and consumer packaged goods.  “This allows us to expand the amount of resources and support for startup companies in…

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    LaunchTN job opening — Director of Commercialization

    Position: Director of Commercialization Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Supervises: Innovation (Commercialization) Manager, opportunity for additional commercialization staff Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) is a public-private partnership uniquely positioned to cultivate and support collaboration among founders, investors, the private sector, institutions, and government. We support Tennessee’s entrepreneurial ecosystem by coordinating resources, advancing capital access, and empowering our…

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    LaunchTN job opening — Data and Technology Coordinator

    Position: Data and Technology Coordinator Reports to: Partnerships and Development Manager Supports: Launch Tennessee Development Team Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN)  is a public-private partnership that supports entrepreneurship and economic development with a goal to make Tennessee the best state in the country for startups. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit we are uniquely positioned to provide direct investment,…

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  • Request for Proposals, InvestTN Fund Legal Counsel

    2023 InvestTN Fund Legal RFP.docx January 18, 2023 RE:  Request for Proposals, InvestTN Fund Legal Counsel Dear Law Firm, The Tennessee Technology Development Corporation, d/b/a Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) is requesting proposals from law firms that have extensive experience in providing legal counsel services for venture capital firms making equity investments into early-stage startups, as well…

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  • Q4 2022 Tennessee Deal Report

    Q4 2022 Tennessee Deal Report By Evan Prislovsky, Capital Analyst In Q4 of 2022, Tennessee startups raised a total of $182 million in venture capital funding, a ~24% decrease from the previous quarter and a ~24% increase from the same quarter the previous year. Despite the decrease in quarterly funding, the number of deals remained…

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  • Join LaunchTN @ SXSW – Get $1,000 to make the most of your trip!

    Are you a Tennessee startup heading to SXSW this year?  Join LaunchTN’s CEO Lindsey Cox, along with the capital & commercialization teams, in Austin for this year’s SXSW.   We are selecting 5 lucky startups to receive $1,000 stipends to support Tennessee’s presence at SXSW. This stipend is available to any startup based in Tennessee attending…

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