The Nashville Post announced yesterday that EO member Michael Burcham, president and CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, is heading up a new statewide public/private partnership to encourage and support more business startups in Tennessee. The creation of Startup Tennessee and Michael’s role heading it up was announced at the Entrepreneur Center yesterday morning by Gov. Bill Haslam.
The new organization is affiliated with Startup America, a nationwide organization that “brings together a coalition of mentors, advisors, funders, major corporations and service providers to deliver strategic and substantive resources to help entrepreneurs start and scale companies.”
You can read the Post story here.
You can view a short video of Michael announcing Startup Tennessee here.