Launch Tennessee

LaunchTN is a public-private partnership with a vision to make Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the nation. We empower Network Partners and other stakeholders by making resources accessible in order to activate sustainable economic growth in Tennessee. Our aim is to stimulate the statewide economy by facilitating capital formation, market building and nurturing Tennessee’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

About

Launch Tennessee empowers Tennessee’s entrepreneurial ecosystem by

facilitating capital formation, market-building and resource connection. LaunchTN

empowers Network Partners, entrepreneur organizations across the state, and

other stakeholders by making resources accessible in order to activate sustainable

economic growth in Tennessee. LaunchTN founded the annual 36|86 Festival, the

premier meetup for entrepreneurs and investors in the Southeast. LaunchTN’s

vision is to make Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the nation by

growing Tennessee’s ecosystem and educating the world about the state’s

collaborative community of entrepreneurs, investors and Network Partners. To

learn more, visit launchtn.org.

Services Provided

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investment Providers
  • Equity Funding Providers
  • Matching Fund Providers
  • Technology Grant Providers
  • Venture Capital Providers

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • High Tech Development
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Science/Bioscience Seminars
  • Technology Transfer

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • State Business Issues

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer
Primary Contact
Morgan Dent
Address
90 Oceanside Avenue
Nashville, TN 37204
Phone
(434) 806-5881
Website
launchtn.org