Turning Ideas Into Reality

EC partners play an active role shaping young businesses and get a front row view of cutting-edge industry developments. The support of our donors, sponsors and partners enable many to explore entrepreneurship and realize their dreams.

Growth Partners

Technology Growth Parter

Banking Growth Partner

Accounting Growth Partner

Legal Growth Partner

Baker Donleson

Program Partners


Project Healthcare

Project FinTech

Project Music & Entertainment


Supporting Partners

The EC is grateful for the generous support of these organizations and individuals who allow us to serve entrepreneurs and deliver our mission.


Did You Know?

As the front door to Nashville’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, we partner with other service organizations to connect entrepreneurs with the best resources to create, launch and grow their businesses. 


Partners Help It Happen

As a non-profit organization, the EC relies on the generous support from donors to give time, money and expertise to fuel the EC’s mission. We work with individual donors, the business and investor communities, foundations and local, state and federal governments to provide critical resources to help entrepreneurs turn their ideas into a reality.

Combining this support with the EC’s experience in delivering world-class programming and connections to industry leaders, allows the EC to help entrepreneurs increase their likelihood of success.

Supporting Partners
Provide philanthropic support which fuels the EC’s mission to equip entrepreneurs and innovators with the critical resources to create, launch and grow businesses.

HealthStream's Bobby Frist meets with Nashville Entrepreneur Center's 2023 Project Healthcare Cohort

Program Partners
Align with one or more of the EC’s signature entrepreneurial education programs to provide program funding, industry insights and business expertise to help entrepreneurs build their businesses.

Innovation Partners
Have a unique opportunity to identify and influence entrepreneur solutions and innovations that align with the partnering company’s vision and strategy.

Please email Donna Mattick, Chief Strategic Alliances Officer, to discuss the range of possibilities.

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