Tennessee lauded as a new hotspot for women entrepreneurs

“Look out California and New York, Tennessee is on the rise and it’s attracting women entrepreneurs with really interesting businesses. Launch Tennessee’s (LaunchTN) is a public-private partnership focused on supporting the development of high-growth companies in Tennessee. An impressive 30% of graduates from its recent masterclass, which draws from nine accelerator programs across the state, are female founders”

The article profiles three women entrepreneurs who have made the move from California or New York to Memphis.  It provides an interesting take on why Tennessee is gaining a national reputation as a good place for women—or entrepreneurs in general— to choose our state as their homebase.

Read the full story, here.  Or, check out some of the good work that Launch Tennessee is doing by clicking here.

Read more articles by Kate Crowder.

Kate Crowder is a freelance writer and veteran educator who has taught for over a decade in public schools. The longtime Memphian and mother of three is frequently found on the stage as musician, actor, or director when not filling her role as contributor and Assistant Editor at High Ground News.
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