We’ve assembled a list of leading organizations in Memphis and across the country that help people launch ideas into successful enterprises. To add your organization, contact James Dowd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
alt.Consulting – http://www.altconsulting.org/ — Providing affordable management consulting services to the small business owners and communities who need it most and can afford it least.
Angel Capital Group — http://www.theangelcapitalgroup.com/
Crews Center for Enterpreneurship — http://memphis.edu/crews/
EmergeMemphis — http://www.emergememphis.org/
Entrepreneur – http://www.entrepreneur.com/ – Website for the magazine.
Entrepreneurship.org — http://www.entrepreneurship.org/ — Website sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to provide global resources for entrepreneurs.
FedEx Institute of Technology — http://www.memphis.edu/fedex/index.php
Fogelman College of Business and Economics — http://www.memphis.edu/fcbe/
FuelFilm Memphis — http://www.fuelfilm.org/
Kemmons Wilson Companies — http://www.kwilson.com/
Innova — http://innovamemphis.com/
Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South — http://www.jamemphis.org/
Liquid Capital of the Mid-South – http://www.midsouth.liquidcapitalcorp.com/ — A finance factoring company offering a full range of financing services for small and medium-sized B2B businesses.
Memphis Office of Resources and Enterprise (MORE) – http://www.morememphis.org/ – City government division to help grow minority and women-owned businesses in Memphis.
Memphis SCORE — http://www.scorememphis.org/
Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum — http://www.mmbc-memphis.org/
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Memphis — http://nawbomemphis.org/
SCORE – http://www.score.org/ — SCORE can help you find a mentor. The organization is a source of free business advice.
SEACAP Financial — http://www.seacapfinancial.com/
Seed Hatchery — http://www.seedhatchery.com/
Society of Entrepreneurs — http://www.societyofentrepreneurs.com/
Sparkgap — http://thesparkgap.com/
University of Memphis – Division of Public and Nonprofit Administration — http://padm.memphis.edu/ahumanics/
Upstart — http://upstartaccelerator.com/
U.S. Small Business Administration – http://www.sba.gov/ — SBA’s focus is helping entrepreneurs create long-lived small businesses, but there are also some great resources for folks further along in the process.
U.S. Small Business Administration Tennessee District Office — http://www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3147
Wolf River Angels — http://wolfriverangels.com/ — Invests in innovative startup companies with high growth potential. Business and community leaders in and around the Memphis Area – including successful entrepreneurs – provide investment capital, strategic advice, and mentoring to early-stage technology companies to help them achieve market leadership.
ZeroTo510 — http://www.zeroto510.com/ — The nation’s first, cohort-based medical device accelerator and it’s located in Memphis.