In conjunction with Nashville Startup Week, it would be remiss to not shed a light on women entrepreneurs and their presence in Nashville. We’ve been seeing a steady increase in women-owned businesses over the years, and a sizable one at that: women-owned companies increased by 51% from 1997 to 2015. This progress isn’t showing any sign of slowing down, and it’s safe to assume that we will witness the launching of several new women-owned businesses this year, as well as the expansion of several existing businesses. So, what’s the cause for all this growth?Read More
Today marks the beginning of Nashville Startup Week 2017, an exciting opportunity to bring Nashville's community of entrepreneurs together for a week of collaboration and education. Several panels, pitch events, and networking opportunities will be taking place around the city, so be sure to check out the schedule and add a few to your calendar.
This week serves as a chance to celebrate Nashville's unique role as a thriving hub for entrepreneurs. The city is comprised of all the essential ingredients that individuals look for when launching a new business, resulting in an ecosystem that is ideal for startups. For those in the music industry or the medical field, Nashville is a natural choice: music is the language here, and the city’s top medical schools and its role as a pivotal center for health-care innovation is widely known. But there are other aspects that make Nashville an appealing city for an entrepreneur in just about any field.Read More