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Updated: Community Partner Program guidelines and application

AWARD OPPORTUNITY LaunchTN announces application for Cohort 3 of the Community Partner Program to support TN entrepreneurial activity SUMMARY AND GUIDELINES LaunchTN supports entrepreneurship and economic development with a goal to make Tennessee the best state in the country for startups.  LaunchTN strategic priorities include 1) the commercialization of technologies and products, 2) increasing the […]

New LaunchTN initiative to provide funds for entrepreneur support programs

Contact: Chloé Morrison 423-304-9693 Chloe@launchTN.org  New LaunchTN initiative to provide funds for entrepreneur support programs  For immediate release Feb. 21, 2023 Nashville, TN — LaunchTN is offering one-time financial awards to organizations or companies that provide entrepreneur support programs in their communities.  “As we seek to increase our statewide impact, preference may be given to […]

LaunchTN Opens Application for Their $7M SBIR/STTR Matching Fund

Eligible Tennessee companies can apply from July 1 – August 15, 2022 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Release date: July 1, 2022) – Launch Tennessee is offering a matching grant of up to $300,000 to provide additional support to Tennessee companies who have won a federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)  award […]

LaunchTN Announces Chattanooga’s Lindsey Cox As CEO

Cox returns to LaunchTN after stints with U.S. Economic Development Administration and CO.LAB Nashville, TN —  LaunchTN is pleased to announce Lindsey Cox as its next CEO. Currently serving as CEO of Chattanooga’s The Company Lab (CO.LAB), Cox has been a long-time employee and partner of LaunchTN. She began her career in the Tennessee Comptroller’s […]

Launch Tennessee to Host Virtual Workshop on 2022 Grant Opportunities and NSF Funding

In partnership with Inspira, the workshop will walkthrough opportunities with the National Science Foundation (NSF)  NASHVILLE, TN (February 16, 2022) – Launch Tennessee, the statewide organization empowering Tennessee’s entrepreneur ecosystem by providing capital and supportive resources is hosting a 2022 Federal Grant Opportunities Workshop on NSF Funding on February 22, 2022. This workshop will be […]

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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