Tullahoma is home to one of Tennessee’s nine INVESTCO’S.

NEST-TN, L.L.C. (NEST-TN) is a seed and early-stage venture capital firm started in 2009 by Fran F. Marcum, Managing Partner of Marcum Capital of Tullahoma, Tenn. In 2010, the State of Tennessee certified NEST-TN as a TNInvestco, awarding a $20 million state tax credit allocation for the purpose of investing in young Tennessee-based companies.

NEST-TN has a state-wide focus on young companies specializing in advanced manufacturing and materials, energy and environmental clean technologies, and information and digital media technologies.

The NEST-TN investment managers include Fran F. Marcum, Cameron A. Newton, E. Brac Thoma, Richard A. Bendis, Matthew A. Wiltshire, and Joseph P. Binkley III.

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http://www.tennessee.gov/ecd/tninvestco/index.html

http://www.nest-tn.com/

Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Center www.smtec.com