Programs

The EC has a variety of programs to help all entrepreneurs from any background, at any stage, in any industry. Check out the list below to see where you best fit in!


A 14-week class that walks with you step-by-step from “I have an idea” to “I have a business”.

A 14-week class that walks with you step-by-step from “I have an idea” to “I have a business”.

Stage: Idea Stage

Industry: Any

Resources: Curriculum, Mentorship, Community

Schedule: 3 sessions per year. Session 1 2020 begins January 16.

A year-long program supporting the growth and development of early-stage startups in Nashville from any industry.

A year-long program supporting the growth and development of early-stage startups in Nashville from any industry.

Stage: Early to Mid Stage

Industry: Any

Resources: Curriculum, Mentorship, Community, Connections

Schedule: November 1, 2019 - October 31, 2020

Access a 290+ person advisor network with expertise that will cut your learning curve in half.

Access a 290+ person advisor network with expertise that will cut your learning curve in half.

Stage: Idea to Early Stage

Industry: Any

Resources: Mentorship

Schedule: Ongoing

 
A year-long, intensive program supporting the growth and development of music-centric startups across the US.

A year-long, intensive program supporting the growth and development of music-centric startups across the US.

Stage: Early to Mid Stage

Industry: Music

Resources: Mentorship, Industry Connections and Immersion, Community

Schedule: March 1, 2020 - February 28, 2021

A year-long, intensive program supporting the growth and development of healthcare-centric startup across the US.

A year-long, intensive program supporting the growth and development of healthcare-centric startup across the US.

Stage: Early to Mid Stage

Industry: Healthcare

Resources: Mentorship, Industry Connections and Immersion, Community

Schedule: July 1, 2020 - June 31, 2021

A year-long program bolstering and boosting founders of color, as individual founders and as a community.

A year-long program bolstering and boosting founders of color, as individual founders and as a community.

Stage: Early Stage

Industry: Any

Resources: Curriculum, Mentorship, Community

Schedule: October 1, 2019 - September 31, 2020

 

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