What is InFlight?

InFlight is a 12-week accelerator-level program featuring interactive classroom sessions and ongoing support from dedicated Entrepreneurs-in-Residence.

Apply before June 7th.


High-Growth Accelerator


InFlight is most beneficial for Nashville-based, high-growth founders in any industry with a minimum of $50,000 in annual revenue, a small team, and solid market traction.

Not ready to apply? Connect with our program team.


Driving the Future of Nashville Startups

Cohorts have averaged 57% revenue growth

50 Entrepreneurs Served to Date

Founded in 2018

Support for Growing Businesses

InFlight is an accelerator-level program featuring weekly programming and ongoing support with:

  • Interactive classroom sessions featuring world-class curriculum
  • A supportive community of entrepreneur peers in the form of regular Founders Board gatherings
  • Connection to Nashville business leaders, alumni, and mentors
  • Personalized, hands-on attention through a dedicated case manager and guidance from Entrepreneurs-In-Residence
  • Access to a Capital Concierge to help review readiness for pitching investors
  • Specific working sessions to focus on a business problem relevant to you
  • Led by proven Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIRs) with dedicated mentoring, introductions, and support from the perspective of someone who has “been there, done that.”

Hear from our Community

“Even as an experienced entrepreneur, the InFlight Program provided us invaluable insights for strategy, helpful perspective on customer preferences, and multiple options for growth that were previously unseen and unavailable.”
– Arnie Malham, BetterBookClub (InFlight Alumni)

Upcoming Cohort Details


August – October 2024. Cohort convenes every Tuesday from 2-5pm CST.


$50k annual revenue + minimum one FTE (Fulltime founders will count as the FTE), industry agnostic.

Key Curriculum Sessions
  • Program Essentials
  • Leadership Style and Strengths
  • Business Model Canvas
  • Ideal Customer Profile/Product Market Fit
  • Sales Goals, process, tools and planning
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Product Development & Pricing
  • Financial Management & Modeling
  • Building, Managing & Motivating Teams

$375 for four months ($1,500 total)

Additional Benefits
  • Exposure via final “Customer Pitch and Graduation night”
  • Access to NEC Capital Connector
  • Free coworking and Amplify membership during program participation ($400 value)
  • Free ticket to 36|86 entrepreneur conference



Meet The Team

Beth Chase


Beth Chase is a serial entrepreneur, board director and community leader. She was the founder and CEO of c3/consulting, growing the firm to the largest in Middle Tennessee prior to merging with Ankura Consulting Group. Beth has collaborated with Fortune 500 and private equity teams in an array of industries including healthcare, financial services, supply chain/logistics, and technology.

Katherine McElroy


Katherine has spent her career in various executive roles growing start-ups. As a management consultant and operations leader, she was one of the original partners at c3/consulting. Before c3, she was CIO and on the leadership team that grew TCS Management Group to be the industry leader of workforce management software prior to its acquisition by Aspect Software.

Wes Richardson

Program Manager

Wes is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and small business owners identify their challenges and opportunities. As Program Manager, Wes leads our industry-agnostic programming, connecting dozens of Nashville-based founders with the critical resources they need to launch, grow and scale. He’s passionate about building a unique and vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in Nashville, the city he has called home for more than 20 years.

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Program Partners