Ready to Boom

Ready to Boom is more than just a program; it's a transformative journey for entrepreneurs in Nashville, Memphis, and Chattanooga.

Designed to elevate your business acumen, this 8-week program, led by the esteemed Linda Bullard, equips you with the tools and insights needed to thrive in today's competitive business landscape.

Why Join the Program?

  • Expert-Led Curriculum: Engage with the renowned Kauffman FastTrac curriculum, a proven roadmap to business success.
  • Targeted Learning: Specifically tailored for businesses in Nashville, Memphis, and Chattanooga, with a focus on local market dynamics.
  • Exclusive Access: Limited to 12 entrepreneurs per city, ensuring personalized attention and a tailored experience.
  • Access to Capital: Entrepreneurs who finish the program can apply for a zero-percent loan for their business up to $15,000.
  • Free Resources: Bookkeeping, business planning support and other free resources are available to help catapult your success. 

Program Highlights

  • In-Person Orientations: Kickstart your journey with a comprehensive introduction in your city.
    • Nashville orientation is March 9th at 12pm CST.
    • Memphis orientation is June 1st at 12pm CST.
    • Chattanooga orientation is September 7th at 1pm EST.
  • Weekly Classes: Dive deep into contract and capital readiness every week, with classes scheduled for maximum convenience.
    • Nashville classes are offered Saturday morning at 10am CST.
    • Memphis classes are offered Saturday morning at 10am CST.
    • Chattanooga classes are offered Saturday morning at 11am EST.

Program Eligibility:

To be eligible for the program, you should meet the following criteria:

Your business should have been generating revenue for at least 2 years.

Your business' average annual revenue should be at least $10,000.

You should be looking to obtain capital for your business within 12 months.

Take the first step towards transforming your business! Sign up to receive the application for the program when applications open. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to unlock your business’s full potential!

Take the first step towards transforming your business!

Applications close soon. Apply today!


A: Applications for Memphis will close on May 17, 2024.  Chattanooga’s application close date and program launch date is TBD. Nashville applications are closed.

The program is completely free to participate in and offers a variety of free resources.

The program will be offered to business owners in Nashville, Memphis and Chattanooga. In person orientation is mandatory but all other sessions will be offered virtually.

The only in-person session is orientation. Nashville orientation is March 8, 2024 at 6pm and Memphis orientation is June 1, 2024 at 12pm. 

After orientation, all other sessions will be held virtually via zoom.

We are only have scholarships for 12 entrepreneurs in each city to participate in the program.

Don't wait! Apply now and get ready to unlock the full potential of your business through our Ready to Boom program!

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