What Nashville Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Nashville is a hotbed for entrepreneurs in almost every industry. If you’ve recently started your own business in the Nashville area, or are thinking about doing so, we want to connect you with the resources you need to succeed.


Do you have a great idea for a start-up, but need help ironing out the details? Start with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center: The EC offers a ton of great resources for budding entrepreneurs. You can sign up to be mentored by business leaders that have already successfully navigated the world of entrepreneurship, or join the PreFlight Program. This 14-week class helps aspiring entrepreneurs refine their ideas into an actionable business plan. Find out more here.


If your business is looking for investors, start with the Nashville Capital Network. NCN is a partnership of more than 100 professional investors. This organization focuses on helping promising start-ups connect with investors that have the experience, and capital, to help them succeed. You can start the process here.


We host some of the best networking events in Middle Tennessee. Check out our calendar to see when and where you can connect with other Nashville-region entrepreneurs and professionals.

We also partner with 50 young professional organizations through our YP Nashville initiative. No matter what your interests are, young Nashville entrepreneurs can find a place to plug in with one of these partner organizations.

Nashville entrepreneurs are on the rise. Set yourself up for success by taking advantage of all the resources available.

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