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Share your vision.

Finding a mentor, networking with other entrepreneurs, participating in roundtables and researching are all great ways to share your vision.



Events or Organization Links

Nashville Entrepreneur Center

Find out what events are happening in the Nashville area with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s event calendar.


Other networking and training opportunities in the Nashville Area:

Networks in Middle TN

This terrific free online gathering features a great venue, professional networking, and a menu of short presentations at every meeting.


Mind to Market Place

Mind2Marketplace (M2M) is an organization dedicated to bringing the brightest and best ideas in middle Tennessee to reality. M2M strategically links people and organizations to bring innovation and technology to the marketplace. Click here for a list of various meetings sponsored by Mind2MarketPlace.


Tennessee Workshops

Lists upcoming workshops for self-employed and small businesses. Also provides a link to the IRS workshop for taxes and small businesses.


SBA Training

A virtual campus providing quality and targeted online training to meet the information needs of prospective and existing small business owners.


Free online entrepreneurship classes

Provides links to courses available at MIT – Sloan School of Management, Carnegie Mellon, U.S. Small Business Administration, Trump University, Business Week, Kutztown University and MyOwnBusiness.com.



Free and confidential small business advice. SCORE, “Counselors to America’s Small Business,” is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).


Tennessee Small Business Development Centers

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) offers free assistance to help business owners grow and develop successful, thriving businesses.


Small Business Television (small business advice)

Provides videos with subjects of interest to small businesses and entrepreneurs.


Center for Entrepreneurship at Belmont

The Center for Entrepreneurship is designed to prepare those students who believe they have what it takes to pursue an entrepreneurial career. Named as one of the Top 10 schools in the nation with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship by Entrepreneur Magazine and one of the Top 25 Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs in the country by Princeton Review.


Owen Entrepreneurship Center at Vanderbilt

The OEC brings together entrepreneurs, business managers, investors, faculty, and Vanderbilt Business School students to share innovative ideas and build productive relationships. Click here for a list of White Board sessions, a short presentation of a venture idea by an entrepreneur or potential entrepreneur to a group of people willing to criticize, encourage, or add to an idea.


MTSU Dept of Communication and Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship Program at MTSU integrates professional areas from throughout the Jennings A. Jones College of Business. Areas include communications, marketing, management, economics, finance, accounting, information systems, and research.


Better Boot Strap

Better Bootstrap is an informal network that supports entrepreneurs who are bootstrapping their businesses. Their monthly meetings offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to hear from experienced entrepreneurs who developed businesses using the resources that were available to them.


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