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  • 3686 Fest: Highlights From The Event
    3686 Fest: Highlights From The Event

    Last week, LaunchTN hosted its 9th annual 3686 Festival in Nashville, showcasing Tennessee entrepreneurship. The event was held at Marathon Music Works and The Foundry, with additional events taking place at Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Waller, and Baker Donelson at Broadwest. Bringing together an innovative mix of over 750 founders and investors from across the Southeast,  attendees walked away…

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  • LaunchTN’s Innovation Week Slated To Bring Over 650 Attendees to Nashville
    LaunchTN’s Innovation Week Slated To Bring Over 650 Attendees to Nashville

    Multi-day event is first major gathering of TN’s entrepreneurial ecosystem since the pandemic NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 14, 2022) – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN), a public-private partnership guided by the vision of making Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the nation, announces Innovation Week, bringing together more than 650 attendees. Innovation Week was created to showcase and…

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  • Rootine Optimizes Health and Daily Performance with Precision Nutrition
    Rootine Optimizes Health and Daily Performance with Precision Nutrition

    A LaunchTN Portfolio Company: Rootine, based in Nashville, is a hyper-personalized, subscription vitamin program that aims to provide its users with a completely unique mix of supplements for their health, creating personalized daily vitamin packs based on users’ DNA, blood levels, and lifestyle. We caught up with the CEO and Co-Founder, Rachel Sanders, to hear…

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  • GUEST POST: ‘Powered by Her’ Program Provides Meaningful Resources for Women Entrepreneurs
    GUEST POST: ‘Powered by Her’ Program Provides Meaningful Resources for Women Entrepreneurs

    Launch Tennessee sporadically publishes essays written by entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters of the startup ecosystem here in Tennessee and across the southeast region, sharing thoughtful and unique observations and perspectives on the business landscape and the challenges they’re encountering. We are pleased to provide a guest post today from a member of our Network Partners…

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  • Yaya Scientific Is Inventing Innovative Solutions for Biomedical Problems
    Yaya Scientific Is Inventing Innovative Solutions for Biomedical Problems

    A LaunchTN SBIR Matching Fund Recipient: Yaya Scientific, based in Nashville, is a high-growth technology company that develops innovative diagnostic, therapeutic and integrated hardware solutions for biomedical problems. Yaya Scientific’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Justin Baba, specializes in generating applications of optical techniques for the sensing and diagnosis of various pathologies. We caught up with…

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  • Cleerkut Royalty is revolutionizing rights management tools for the global entertainment industry
    Cleerkut Royalty is revolutionizing rights management tools for the global entertainment industry

    A LaunchTN Portfolio Company: Cleerkut Royalty, a software development company that provides innovative technology solutions to the global entertainment industry. Cleerkut’s cloud platform automates many music business tasks for indie music creators, music managers, record labels & music publishers. Based out of Nashville, Cleerkut believes that, in today’s music industry, it is imperative that music…

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  • GUEST POST: Nashville’s First-Ever Black Innovation + Entrepreneurship Day
    GUEST POST: Nashville’s First-Ever Black Innovation + Entrepreneurship Day

    Launch Tennessee sporadically publishes essays written by entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters of the startup ecosystem here in Tennessee and across the southeast region, sharing thoughtful and unique observations and perspectives on the business landscape and the challenges they’re encountering. Guest Post By: Brynn Plummer, VP, Inclusion and Community Relations at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. This…

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  • LaunchTN Internship Recap Story: Emily’s Experience with a Memphis Startup
    LaunchTN Internship Recap Story: Emily’s Experience with a Memphis Startup

    As we gear up for the 2022 LaunchTN Summer Internship Program, we continue our series connecting with former participants of the program! Today, we’re thrilled to introduce you to Emily, one of our wonderful interns from the 2021 cohort. We caught up with Emily to reflect on her time interning with her Memphis-based host company,…

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  • Couture Technologies is on a mission to help apparel brands embrace the digital revolution
    Couture Technologies is on a mission to help apparel brands embrace the digital revolution

    A LaunchTN Portfolio Company: Couture Technologies, a software development company for the retail industry, exists to help apparel brands embrace the digital revolution and change consumer behaviors in ways that allow them to not only survive, but thrive. For this unique organization’s team members, Couture exists to provide bright minds with the opportunity to work…

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  • LaunchTN End of Year Review: 2021
    LaunchTN End of Year Review: 2021

    In many ways, the perspectives of each and every individual have shifted since early 2020. While this year differed from the last,  2021 challenged us, expanded our mindsets, and provided us all with various opportunities to learn and grow – regardless of what those entailed. As Abby Trotter, Interim CEO of LaunchTN, stated in our…

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