Join NTEC in 2017
Join NTEC in 2017
The Northwest TN Entrepreneur Center continues to build on existing initiatives, while launching new programs, in our efforts to provide entrepreneurs with critical resources they need to be successful: 
  • seed capital
  • credible, engaged mentors
  • pertinent information, and
  • expanded knowledge networks.
We are so grateful for your support and participation in 2016. Nearly 800 of you were involved in our events and our educational programs. We are planning a great line-up of events in 2017. We hope to see you in the new year!
Carol Reed
Executive Director
2016 Highlights & 2017 Events
Join a Skyhawk Entrepreneurial TEAM!
If you missed the series of Fall 2016 Workshops, no worries - join us during the next Skyhawk Entrepreneurial Workshops beginning on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 6 p.m. and continuing each Thursday night for eight weeks culminating for the final event:
the Skyhawk Venture Challenge on Thursday, March 30, 2017
These workshops are FREE and open to the public, UTM Students, and UTM Faculty/Staff. A light meal is included with your registration  Sessions are hosted at the University of Tennessee Martin College of Business & Global Affairs Building, Room 33 (View MAP).
Sessions are facilitated by veteran entrepreneurs.
This series is co-sponsored by NTEC, UTM's College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, UTM's College of Business and Global Affairs, the NW TN Angel Fund, and funded by Launch TN.
The Farmer's Tool Box: Tools you need to create a successful agri-business
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Northwest Tennessee Development District
124 Weldon Drive, Martin, TN 38237
**This workshop will serve as one (1) course requirement for the Fruit and Vegetable sector and the Value-Addedsector of Producer Diversification for TAEP. A light breakfast and networking lunch are included with a registration fee of $20, paid at the door. (Checks made payable to NTEC)
Farm-To-Consumer Marketing: Tools you need to grow a successful food production and farming business
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Northwest Tennessee Development District
124 Weldon Drive, Martin, TN 38237
**A $20 registration fee (paid at the door) includes: breakfast and snacks, Farm-to-Consumer Marketing & Social Media Information, Logo and Website Design by UTM Design Students, Printed Professional Sign with Newly Designed Logo
~ Save the Date ~
"YOUTH: Using Food to Build Community"
Community Forum and Locally Sourced Dinner
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Tennessee Tractor
8258 Highway 45 South, Martin, TN 38237
NTEC and partners are hosting a series of FREE (with RSVP) community dinner forums called "Using Food to Build Community" to provide an ongoing platform for Weakley County residents and YOUTH to gather and discuss issues and opportunities around strengthening our local food system. The LFN has open and free participation with the opportunity to improve economic development, livability and public health outcomes in our communities, county, region and state at large.
More information about the Forum and how to register will be coming soon!
LFN workshops and events are funded by the Delta Regional Authority.
Participate in a Minecraft Farm Challenge in 2017!!
NTEC is planning to host several Minecraft Farming Challenges in 2017 in collaboration with Twin Oaks Technology. Visit to learn more.
Join events like these by learning about them on our news and events page
Join the Weakley County Women's Entrepreneur Group
"I love this group and look forward to great discussions."   ~ Monica Reese
Northwest Tennessee Angel Fund
An elite group of investors have come together to create the NW TN Angel Fund.  This group of successful business leaders contribute their time, expertise, capital, and connections to help company founders gain access to the right people and resources to grow their business. For more information or to apply for funding, contact Carol Reed at 

This project is funded under an agreement with Launch TN and/or the State of Tennessee.
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