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Watch BuildTN videos and learn about our Network Partners

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of blog posts as part of Innovation Week 2024, which showcases technology innovation and entrepreneurship wins. 

Our BuildTN video series gives a peek inside LaunchTN’s Network Partners, which include entrepreneur centers and statewide organizations.

Check out details about each partner and make sure you watch the videos on our website.

AgLaunch is shaping the future of agriculture through its platform of innovative farmers from diverse farming operations that crowdsource due diligence, share data, coordinate farm trials, support a nationally recognized accelerator and provide investment capital to support agtech startup companies from idea-to-scale.

BioTN is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote STEM education, bioscience innovation and bioscience entrepreneurship across the state of Tennessee to have a positive impact on human lives.

The Company Lab
CO.LAB is a 501c3 nonprofit that accelerates startups in the sustainable mobility space. The organization operates on the belief that entrepreneurial ventures can make the world a cleaner, smarter, and greener space — if provided with the right resources. 

Epicenter promotes and activates local innovation and entrepreneurship, which are critical to building a vibrant, inclusive economy, by delivering high-impact resources to tech startups and scaling businesses in the Greater Memphis region.

Knoxville Entrepreneur Center
Knoxville Entrepreneur Center is a business accelerator located in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, dedicated to changing lives through entrepreneurship in the East Tennessee region. Its mission is to create a thriving entrepreneurial community that is accessible, diverse, and sustainable to make Knoxville the most founder-friendly city in America.

Nashville Entrepreneur Center
Nashville Entrepreneur Center (NEC) is a nonprofit 501c3 founded in 2010 to serve as Nashville’s center for entrepreneurship, supporting visionaries from every background, in any industry, by connecting them to critical resources and championing their desire to change the world. Over the past 10 years, the NEC has helped more than 14,000 entrepreneurs in the Middle Tennessee region, including 1,000 alumni, who have raised over $319M in capital, generated $417M in revenue and experienced over $100M in exits. 

PROOF provides industry education and mentorship through online programs, workshops, and one-on-one coaching for emerging CPG and food + beverage companies to help build stronger, more scalable, and sustainable businesses.

Sync Space
Sync Space is an entrepreneur center and economic ecosystem builder based in the Northeast Tennessee region. Its core mission is to support and promote entrepreneurship through the provision of leadership, programs, and access to the resources that small businesses need.

Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council
TAEBC champions advanced energy as an economic development and job creation strategy. The organization educates public officials and business leaders about Tennessee’s advanced energy economy, establishes strategic partnerships to connect assets with opportunities, and informs policy that expands and strengthens the industry. 

TennSMART leverages Tennessee’s automotive manufacturing power and research assets to elevate the state to the forefront of smart mobility solutions. As a statewide consortium, the organization brings together transportation leaders, OEMs, industry-leading mobility and technology companies, and breakthrough founders to connect and collaborate on the sustainable movement of people and things in Tennessee and beyond.

The Biz Foundry
The Biz Foundry is an entrepreneur development center and coworking space dedicated to strengthening the economic vitality of the Upper Cumberland region, one startup at a time. The Biz Foundry is located in the Historic WestSide Cultural District of Cookeville, TN. 

Located in Jackson, TN, theCO is a resource, a collaborative community, and a support system for everyone from serial entrepreneurs to those taking their first plunge into business ownership, problem solving and innovating in the West Tennessee region. 

New — the Mill and Project FinTech. 

Two of LaunchTN’s newer partners don’t have video features, but check out more details about The Mill and Project FinTech.

The Mill
Located in Dyersburg, The Mill supports the Northwest region by helping businesses start and grow. It serves entrepreneurs through business support, mentorship and other resources.

Project FinTech
Project FinTech is a 9-month FinTech + BankTech statewide accelerator program that offers tech founders the benefit of community, curriculum, and connection with exited FinTech EiRs, champion mentors, and subject-matter experts who want to help them achieve commercialization. Project FinTech is a program from the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. 

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