I  Entrepreneur Center


     Office Locations:

41 Peabody Street
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: 615-873-1257



  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet
  • Sports & Entertainment



    The Entrepreneur Center connects Entrepreneurs with Investors, Mentors and the Critical Resources they need to accelerate the launch of startup businesses. The Entrepreneur Center fosters innovation and entrepreneurship by turning ideas into reality, helping to start businesses and create jobs. As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, the Center is funded through sponsorships, partnerships, donations and grants. The EC relies on support from leading corporations, successful entrepreneurs and those who have a vested interest in the Center's success. The EC goal is to incubate, fund, and launch compani

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Jared Marquette Business Partnerships
    John Murdock Director of Communications and Programming
    Michael Burcham President and CEO
    Robbie Goldsmith Community Engagement
    Sam Lingo Chief Operating Officer


    Portfolio companies include:


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