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If you’re an innovative startup, disruptive entrepreneur, or pioneering problem solver, you’re in the right place. Nashville’s startup ecosystem offers a supportive community and lasting impact through our programs.

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Idea to business plan

PreFlight
Digital Course

Build, evaluate and optimize your business concept, resulting in a business plan that will have you ready to launch. Our virtual course for early-stage entrepreneurs.

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business plan to launch

Takeoff
Program

Achieve go-to-market faster. Our program for Nashville-based founders in any industry with a validated business plan looking to launch in the next 2-3 months or who have recently launched.

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Launch to Scale

Inflight
Program

Further your traction and go from momentum to milestones. Our program for Nashville-based, high-growth founders in any industry looking to accelerate their success and make meaningful connections.

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Accelerator

Twendé
Program

Grow your professional network alongside a community of founders of color. A virtual first program with the opportunity to learn and participate in procured in-person events.

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Industry Accelerator

Project
Fintech

A 12 week accelerator for pre-seed and seed stage fintech startups offering founders the benefit of community, curriculum, and connection with dedicated support from subject-matter experts who want to help founders achieve commercialization.

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Industry Accelerator

Project
Healthcare

An accelerator for health tech entrepreneurs and startups driving transformation in the healthcare industry. Offers tailored hands-on curriculum and connections, leveraging Nashville’s vast healthcare ecosystem and support network.

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Industry Peer-Network

Project Music and Entertainment

A peer-based program bringing together like-minded entrepreneurs and business leaders to nurture growth and drive the future of the entertainment industry.

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