Student founders are core to Tennessee’s strong tech talent pool. LaunchTN and our partners offer resources such as events, programs, business support and more to catalyze campus-based innovation.
Student Ambassador Committee
Comprised of entrepreneurially minded Tennessee undergrad or graduate students, the Student Ambassador Committee advises LaunchTN on how to better support student founders.
36|86: Student Edition
36|86: Student Edition, a dedicated event that’s part of 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival, is a platform for student entrepreneurs to access funding, marketing support and community/corporate resources.
Discover Entrepreneurship Program
The Discover Entrepreneurship Program (DEP) introduces your students to skills critical for success in today’s job market. Students will have an opportunity to flex their creative muscles, engage with the community and explore career paths in the tech and innovation space.
LaunchTN has partnered with the Tennessee Board of Regents and Southwest Tennessee Community College to bring the LaunchCode program to Tennessee in 2019. LaunchCode, a nonprofit organization based out of St. Louis, MO, strives to build a skilled workforce by creating pathways for driven people seeking careers in technology.