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Fund Tennessee; Southwest Regional Kickoff Meeting @ Jackson

Thursday, March 2, 2023 (9:30 AM - 11:00 AM) (CST)


Join TNECD and LaunchTN to discuss an exciting statewide access to capital initiative called Fund Tennessee. Must Register Here

You're invited to learn about a statewide access to capital initiative called Fund Tennessee. Join Commissioner Stuart McWhorter of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD), Lindsey Cox, CEO of LaunchTN, and regional economic development partners who will provide an overview of the program. The Fund Tennessee initiative is designed to support and expand an inclusive continuum of access to capital for small businesses and entrepreneurs throughout Tennessee. The statewide initiative will assist in addressing: loan capital for entrepreneurs and small business owners equity capital for entrepreneurs and small business owners technical assistance to help entrepreneurs and small business owners to become capital ready 

Who Should Attend?: small business owners, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors, chambers of commerce, banks, credit unions, CDFIs, non-profits, economic development professionals, attorneys, accountants, wealth advisors, high net worth individuals, family offices, foundations/community foundations, trade associations, and local residents. 

Parking: Free parking is available at or near the Southwest Tennessee Development District building. 

Thank you to our partners and sponsors: LaunchTN, Southwest Tennessee Development District, Jackson Chamber of Commerce, and the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC).

Southwest Tennessee Development District Building
102 E College St
Jackson, TN 38301 United States
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Chamber Director
Thursday, March 2, 2023 (9:30 AM - 11:00 AM) (CST)
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