The Entrepreneurship-Powered Innovation Center (EPIcenter) is a collaborative and community-wide strategic initiative that is helping entrepreneurs conceive, launch and scale businesses in the Memphis region. EPIcenter serves as a central point of contact for the region’s ecosystem and coordinates resources from various organizations in the community such as accelerators, incubators, mentors, investors, networking programs, and technical assistance programs for entrepreneurs. EPIcenter also represents the complete picture of the region’s entrepreneurial activity and resources in high-growth, scalable startups and businesses.

The Greater Memphis Chamber’s Chairman’s Circle has tapped Memphis Bioworks to lead the efforts and objectives of EPIcenter, in collaboration with Emerge Memphis, Start Co., and other partners, to pursue a common goal of creating a robust and vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in Memphis to service the Mid-South region. The goal of EPIcenter is to create 500 companies
and 1,000 entrepreneurs by 2024.



Your support of EPIcenter has a direct and meaningful impact in supporting entrepreneurs, new businesses and job growth in Memphis. This support can come in many forms, from financial or in-kind contributions and resources to expertise, time and mentorship. For more information about how we can help align your business, brand, or interests with the growing entrepreneurship ecosystem in Memphis, please e-mail us here.


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