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Find the highest quality of living?

So what does that mean for your career path, IT Pro? 

Simple. Your dollar goes WAY farther here and your quality of life goes WAY up. 

Memphis is a world class city with SOUL

And businesses in Memphis are looking for world-class analytical minds like yours.

Meet Some Memphis Entrepreneurs

Below are just a few examples of founders who started and grew businesses in Memphis

These big ideas were born in Memphis – could yours be next?

What Others Are Saying About Memphis

It’s time to take your business from a daydream to your day job. Are you ready to launch? Get in touch and find out why Memphis is the place to do it.

Memphis has the energy and excitement of a big city but with a small, hometown feel, all enhanced by the soul and authenticity that comes from a rich cultural heritage and strong legacy. This makes it an extraordinary place to start a new business. Read what others think make this city such a great place for entrepreneurs 


Epicenter Presents: VITAL

Nine truths learned from building a culture of entrepreneurship in Memphis.

At WeAreMemphis, we partner with organizations such as Adams Keegan to connect top IT professionals with opportunities that will put their skills to work in exciting ways. Click below to talk to us live.

Founder and CEO of Medhaul

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I moved to Memphis and couldn't be happier. I was able to get a bigger house, save a ton of money and work at a job I love!

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Pete J.

IT Director - Chicago

Memphis has more to offer than I expected - there's always something happening! I'm glad I made the move. 

My dollar is stretched so much farther here than in Brooklyn. I can finally live my life to the fullest here in Memphis. 

Mark H.

Developer - Atlanta

Julie T.

IT Analyst - Brooklyn


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Owner of Replenish Kombucha

Owner of TJ Builds

It’s time to take your business from a daydream to your day job. Are you ready to launch? Get in touch and find out why Memphis is the place to do it.

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Memphis-Based Startups to Watch in 2019


Here are just a few of the top Memphis-based startups to watch not just for 2019 but in the years to come.

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Memphis is ‘The’ City To Open a Black-Owned Small Business


Memphis was cited as the top choice among black entrepreneurs as the place to open a small business, a Fast Company article reported this month.

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Memphis Is a Top Town for Female Entrepreneurs


According to a 2020 study, Memphis is a top town for female entrepreneurs. It’s not surprising.

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Memphis Pushes To Level The Playing Field For Black Entrepreneurs

Huffington Post

Memphis has backed a variety of new initiatives aimed at expanding the capacity for women- and minority-owned businesses to pursue economic opportunity

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Memphis orgs win more than $1M for local startups

Memphis Business Journal

Epicenter was among the recent winners of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Regional Innovation Strategies competition.

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Memphis named a thriving city for black entrepreneurs


 Getting venture capital funding for black business owners remains a struggle; despite these challenges, Memphis has emerged as America’s top city for black-owned businesses.

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Why Capital Should Come To The Majority-Minority City Building Inclusive Innovation


If you ask the top innovator leaders in Memphis, what makes this innovation ecosystem even more unique—that it’s being built thoughtfully for inclusion, community, and civic responsibility.

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