Memphis – The newest startup hub for business beyond the Silicon Valley?

Memphis is never going to be mistaken for Silicon Valley, and isn’t trying to be. That said, Memphis has quietly and unassumingly become a viable hub startup businesses and entrepreneurs. Built for business When you think of business and technology centers, Memphis may not be the first […]

 

Memphis entrepreneurs, try this startup accelerator!

Memphis soul is in the heart of the ones who add to its vibration—the originators, taste-makers, musicians and entrepreneurs. Because of its boom in entrepreneurship over the last decade, Memphis has been named the No. 1 city in the nation for minority-owned businesses by “Fast Company” […]

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The 800 Initiative and how it will empower minority businesses in Memphis

There is perhaps no better place the soul of Memphis is truly embodied than in the hearts and minds of our innovators and creators, especially entrepreneurs. Indeed, Memphis has become a booming expanse for young entrepreneurs, new startups, entrepreneurial groups and business resources, and […]

 

Enhance your digital marketing skills with Google!

Are you a business owner in Memphis? Looking to enhance your marketing skills in this digital age? We’ve got the perfect event for you! On Friday, August 17th, you’re invited to attend a FREE workshop that coaches you on how to stay competitive online. You’ll learn things […]

 

A guide on how to start a business in Memphis!

Memphis has earned a reputation as a great place to start a business, but that doesn’t mean founding a successful business in these parts is a piece of cake. It still takes a great idea, hard work and lots of elbow grease. However, the great thing about the Memphis community is that those […]

 

Downtown Memphis may see a neighborhood grocery store soon!

Downtown Memphis has a lot going for it. Here in the heart of the city, you’ll find the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Gibson Guitars, the iconic A. Schwab Dry Goods and the historic Peabody Hotel—not to mention the Beale Street Entertainment District, which is home to enough bars, nightclubs and […]

 

The entrepreneurial spirit is disrupting the city of Memphis!

Entrepreneurship is a core component of the American dream. Here in Memphis, the spirit of entrepreneurship has spilled into Memphis, where a strong entrepreneurial culture is brewing across different sectors of the economy. In addition to Memphis’s popular Beale Street and BBQ locations, this […]

 

4 Memphis companies listed as the best places to work!

Memphis has a reputation as a great place to live, play and work. Let’s just talk about that last one for a second, because Memphis has never been a city to shy away from the hustle. That’s why our city has become a destination for dreamers and entrepreneurs—anyone with a vision and […]

 

5 Memphis based startups to watch in 2018

Back in 2014, CNN ranked Memphis among the best cities in America in which to launch a startup. A year later, Inc. called Memphis “the edgiest startup hub in the U.S.,” and time has proven them both right.  An entrepreneurial spirit has always been a big part of what makes Memphis […]

 

Memphis named a thriving city for black entrepreneurs

Black entrepreneurship is on the rise nationwide, but not without its challenges. Getting venture capital funding for black business owners remains a struggle—fewer than 1 percent of black founders receive funding, according to Fast Company—which leaves many unable to hire employees. Despite […]

 

Kitchen teaches healthy cooking habits for communities in Memphis

Between the rising cost of healthcare and the demands of the daily grind, it can be tricky for people to prioritize wellness as much as they’d like—and despite all our delicious soul food, Memphians are no exception. In recent years, premier Memphis-area charity Church Health has stepped up to […]

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The Market

The Unstoppable City. Here in Memphis, we don’t just talk about changing the world, we do it every day. We keep commerce moving forward while staying firmly rooted in our values. We’re cutting-edge, with a rich soul that shines through in everything we do.

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Fostering Growth

Memphis is a city of doers, dreamers and believers. And we didn’t get there all on our own. The streets of Memphis are lined with countless businesses that started small and grew into something bigger because our city rallied around them through the strong business environment Memphis provides with a focus on fostering business growth. Memphis has been named the nation’s best metropolitan area for black owned companies in 2017. Want to know why?

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Entrepreneurs

Innovators, groundbreakers, music-makers and world-shakers come to Memphis to bring their ideas to life and make their mark. With a supportive and highly connected business network, a vibrant academic community and an affordable cost of living, Memphis has a can-do culture that embraces social, creative, philanthropic, and business entrepreneurs.

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Business Relocation

Memphis is the place where businesses grow and more businesses are relocating here than ever before. Memphis is at the center of global commerce – with an unparalleled multi-modal capability that moves goods to market fast and a B2B culture that supports access to new customers and markets worldwide.

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Business Relocation

Memphis is at the center of global commerce – with an unparalleled multi-modal capability that moves goods to market fast and a B2B culture that supports access to new customers and markets worldwide. With a central location, an abundance of higher education institutions, a large talent pool, […]

 

Doing Business in Memphis

Memphis has changed the world… and we’re not done yet. Innovators, groundbreakers, music-makers; and world-shakers come to Memphis to bring their ideas to life and make their mark. With a supportive and highly connected business network, a vibrant academic community and an affordable cost of […]

 

Entrepreneurship

Memphis has changed the world… and we’re not done yet. Innovators, groundbreakers, music-makers; and world-shakers come to Memphis to bring their ideas to life and make their mark. With a supportive and highly connected business network, a vibrant academic community and an affordable cost of […]

 

Fostering Growth

Memphis is full of businesses that started small and grew into something bigger thanks to their loyal customer following and the supportive business environment that Memphis provides with an ever-increasing emphasis on growth. Locally owned businesses are a cornerstone of Memphis culture, and […]

 

Memphis Economy

Memphis economic development is thriving. Downtown is experiencing a building boom, with entrepreneurs flocking to the city’s innovation districts. We’re a top-10 city for technology jobs, our major corporations continue to cultivate creativity, and our cost of living is among the lowest in the […]

 

Start-Ups

To thrive in today’s robust and competitive economy, startups need opportunity, plentiful resources and creativity. Memphis is one of the few cities in the country where this attractive combination is astonishingly easy to come by. As the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, the home of the blues and […]

 

The Market

The soul of Memphis runs deep—and over the last decade, the Bluff City has been making quite a name for itself. More specifically, Memphis has staked its claim as one of the most progressive and diverse major metropolitan communities in the United States. We are a hub of commerce, education, […]

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See the historic Memphis Central Station in all its glory!

Memphis is full of historic landmarks, pavilions, and more. Many of these are still standing and structurally sound after many decades. The history of Memphis Central Station Railroads played an important role in the growth of Memphis, which has served as a commercial hub for years. The […]

 

The Best Young Entrepreneur Groups to Join in Memphis

Memphis is a mecca for young movers, shakers, innovators and entrepreneurs. That said, entrepreneurship can be a long and lonely road, which is why it’s important to be surrounded by like-minded people. Finding entrepreneurial groups in Memphis can aid you in growing your business by way of […]

 

Here’s what happened in Memphis for the week of 09/16/2018!

Memphis weekly recap!   There is always something wonderful happening right here in Memphis. We are a city of doers, dreamers, and believers. That’s what drives this unstoppable city. With so much going on, we sometimes miss the stories that make this city great. Don’t worry, here is a […]

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