We are thrilled to announce the launch of a statewide expansion for Twende – a program that will reach across the state of Tennessee to create a first-of-its-kind network for entrepreneurs of color.

Applications for this cohort are now open to entrepreneurs throughout Tennessee, and will close on October 22.

Apply now to join the 2021-2022 cohort of Twende!

Applications are open through October 22, 2021 for founders of color making across the state of Tennessee in any industry, making at least $15K in ARR.

Apply Now


Help Us Spread the Word

Share the good news with entrepreneurs of color in your network, with our Twende toolkit:

Feel free to use the above marketing information on your available channels, and be sure to tag the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. Thank you for helping us share this wonderful opportunity with your networks.



To learn more, visit ec.co/programs/twende.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact Brynn Plummer and Monique Killyon.

Twende – Let’s go!