LaunchTN announces 2015-2016 Class of The TENN
Submitted Updated 21 January 2016
VNC Update 21 Jan. 2016 - The 2016 final event for The TENN will be April 21, 2016 at City Winery.-Ed.
From the original release:
Launch Tennessee [Tennessee Technology Development Corp.] today announced the eight companies chosen to participate in this year's cohort of The TENN, its unique master accelerator program for graduates of Tennessee's network of entrepreneur centers.
The TENN program is sponsored by UBS, a global financial services firm with a presence across Tennessee, including the UBS Business Solutions Center Nashville, which opened in the spring of 2014.
Companies selected for The TENN's 2015-2016 cohort are:
"We look forward to working with this diverse group of early-stage companies who are all outstanding graduates and representatives of Tennessee's network of entrepreneur centers," said Charlie Brock, CEO of Launch Tennessee. "The TENN program will offer them another level of support with increased exposure as well as networking opportunities to investors, mentors and potential customers."
The program will begin Oct. 21 with the companies having the opportunity to attend Launch Tennessee's board meeting followed by an event during which the entrepreneurs will meet the master mentors they will be working closely with throughout the program. The full TENN program will include training in The Rockefeller Habits, a business management system, and learning days on key business topics, such as marketing, financial management and operations. They will also travel throughout Tennessee to meet executives at top corporations during a weeklong roadshow and fly to California and New York for networking trips. The program will conclude with a demo day in spring 2016.
Entrepreneurship is one of two philanthropic focus areas for UBS, this year's presenting sponsor of The TENN. Through the firm's signature program, UBS Elevating Entrepreneurs, a portfolio of strategic partnerships and programs with national nonprofit organizations, UBS Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility, Americas is committed to bringing the right resources to the right entrepreneurs to help spur economic growth....