LaunchTN awarded SBA grant

LaunchTN is one of 22 state and local economic development agencies, business development centers, colleges and universities across the nation that have been awarded FAST grants by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

FAST, the name of the SBA’s Federal and State Technology partnership program, provides more than $90,000 per award to pay for outreach and technical assistance to science and technology driven small businesses.

Based in downtown Nashville, LaunchTN is a public-private partnership focused on supporting development of high-growth companies. The organization’s goal is to make Tennessee the “No. 1 location in the Southeast” to start and grow a business.