PARTNER PIPELINE

The EC is poised to act as your firm’s hub for innovation by connecting you with our member companies to take advantage of their latest products, services, and technologies that will keep you ahead of the competition. 

The EC Partner Pipeline is your professional dot connector providing your firm direct access to fellow partners and Nashville's hottest entrepreneurs. 
Navigate Nashville, Innovate Immediately, and Elevate Entrepreneurs with a monthly curated list of startups vetted to support your firm's growth goals. We work to match your needs and those of our entrepreneurs by tapping into the EC's growing community of innovators. 

How the Partner Pipeline Helps You:

We know the entrepreneur landscape, let us map it out for your firm.

Provide your firm a single point of contact to help you navigate Nashville's rapidly growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.


Provide your firm a single point of contact to help you navigate Nashville's rapidly growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Increase your innovation cycle with direct access to leading Nashville ventures.


Increase your innovation cycle with direct access to leading Nashville ventures.

Elevate your firm's bottom line and our entrepreneurs with opportunities to procure or invest in many of Nashville's hottest ventures.    


Elevate your firm's bottom line and our entrepreneurs with opportunities to procure or invest in many of Nashville's hottest ventures.  

 


FAQs


I am a current partner, how does my firm get involved with the Partner Pipeline?
We are honored to have your support.  If you think your firm would benefit from further engagement simply opt in to the Partner Pipeline by clicking the Join button, enter your information and designate a point of contact within your firm. 

How are companies vetted?
All companies are required to complete the Pipeline Prep a 4-Step Process: attend an EC orientation, meet with a mentor, complete business model canvas and pitch to EC staff. 

How will the information be presented to me?
In a 15 minute monthly call as needed and via an emailed slide deck stating problem, market, product/service, current stage, and specific ask. 

Can I request certain types of companies or entrepreneurs?
Yes, we see many ideas each month and will do our best to match but there will be weeks when there is not a match. 

Am I committed to making an investment or procuring technology?
No, we are looking for a single point of contact to expedite mutually beneficial connections.

What types of companies engage with the EC?
We are a composite of Nashville so we have a variety of companies from technology services, to financial, to health care, and music business among many more. 

How long will I be the EC Liaison?
The liaison role is a 12 month commitment. 

Can I engage directly with EC companies?
Yes, we encourage it and will work to assist you in finding companies or offerings that can solve problems for your organization.