Navigate: Nashville’s Entrepreneur Ecosystem

Navigate: Nashville’s Entrepreneur Ecosystem

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Navigate, powered by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, is a podcast dedicated to shining a light on Nashville’s entrepreneur ecosystem. EC team members and hosts Brynn Plummer and Clark Buckner interview entrepreneurs, business experts, investors, local government officials and organizations that support entrepreneurs across the city. Businesses aren’t grown in a vacuum, and neither are entrepreneurs. Nashville is unique – and there are a few special ingredients that make it a community that’s ripe with entrepreneurial success, including more than 250+ resources that exist for just one purpose – to work alongside entrepreneurs. Through this podcast, you’ll learn how successful Nashville entrepreneurs built their businesses, while meeting the people and places that support entrepreneurship throughout our city. Navigate is supported by the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Community Development and presented by the Ewing Marrion Kauffman Foundation.
Funding Early Stage Startups
Apr 18 • 33 min
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Underestimated Founders and Scaling Tech
Apr 2 • 36 min
“Are Efforts For Diverse Founders Helping or Hurting?” Possip Founder and CEO Shani Dowell joins us in studio to share her experience growing revenue, raising money and scaling her tech startup in Nashville.
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Mar 19 • 27 min
Business may be booming all over Nashville, making it one of the best places in the nation for both startups as well as global companies relocating their headquarters. But maneuvering this city’s ecosystem can be a challenge - especially for the…
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Death by 1,000 Coffees
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Navigate: Nashville’s Entrepreneur Ecosystem
Jan 27 • 3 min
Navigate, powered by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, is a podcast dedicated to shining a light on Nashville’s entrepreneur ecosystem. EC team members and hosts Brynn Plummer and Clark Buckner interview entrepreneurs, business experts, investors,…