Launch Tennessee’s fourth annual 36 86 event highlighting entrepreneurialism and southern culture, like its predecessors, was a huge success. More than 950 attended this years event. In addition to the 36 companies who pitched, 100 investment firms joined the proceedings in search of opportunity. They were not disappointed!
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Accelerator Success Stories features two dozen examples of recent graduates from accelerators across the country and select locations around the world. Check them out!
Salt lake City is the capital of Utah and it’s most populous city, and was announced as one of the best cities to found a startup.
(source- Datafox, December, 2015)
Memphis, TN ranks number 4 in the country as one of 2016’s Best Cities for Women-Owned Businesses. It scored high in overall new business friendliness and its business climate for women.
An estimated 93% of DJs still use printed songbooks and paper-slips for patrons. This becomes an exhaustive expense for the DJ and venue. The resulting pains are a negative experience for patrons and result in lower dwell times, less repeat patronage, and fewer dollars spent in-venue.
Chattanooga,TN, known as the “Gig City” ranks number 4 in the country as a top city and entrepreneurial ecosystem for startups. (source – wallethub, April 2015)
Each year, top early stage companies graduating from each of the nine accelerator programs in Tennessee are nominated to participate in The TENN, the state’s Master Accelerator Program. The nominees then enter a multi-tier screening process
If I was to do it again, the only difference would be to start fundraising earlier. Researching and making the right connections with investors is time consuming and the length of time to get funded is longer than we originally anticipated.
We’re motivated on a daily basis by the immense problem we’re solving and the very personal way it affects peoples’ lives.
Micronic Technologies, a company that began in 2008, is a developing innovative technology to provide clean water from any source.