Memphis Poised to Become Regional Anchor for Entrepreneurs


A federal agency’s attention to Memphis’ entrepreneurial ecosystem could bring stronger investment and resources for startups.

Of the 16 startups that presented, SweetBio, LendMed, MyCollegeSTREAM and FrontDeskConnect were selected to be fellows in the DRA’s Delta Entrepreneurship Network. The DRA was so impressed with the field that it selected four businesses instead the original plan of three, according to Christopher Masingill, DRA’s federal co-chairman.

SweetBio is a graduate of Memphis Bioworks’ ZeroTo510 accelerator, and LendMed and MyCollegeSTREAM are graduates of Start Co.’s accelerators. Musistic, also a Start Co. graduate, was selected as an alternate.

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