From Idea to Business

A nonprofit entrepreneur development center and coworking space dedicated to strengthening the economic vitality of our region, one startup at a time.

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Too many entrepreneurs never see their dream become a reality

You’ve probably experienced the same startup headaches and frustrations we have.

  • Not sure where to start
  • Unclear where or how to get funding
  • Confusion from searching the internet for answers
  • In need of affordable professional advice
  • Business coaching is out of your budget
  • Feeling stuck with growing your business
A photo taken inside the Biz Foundry's Cookeville coworking space. A wooden tale with mugs filled with pens and markers. The table is surrounded by office chairs.

Anyone can start a business.

 At The Biz Foundry, we know that anyone can start a business, but not everyone knows how. That’s where we come in. We’re here to help you at every step of you business journey. 

Check out our business resources and set up a meeting. Most of our resources are free, and we never charge for our one-on-one meetings.

Show the world you mean business

Whatever your business dreams, The Biz Foundry wants to help you achieve them. 

In the last 7 years, we’ve helped….

  • Artists
  • Innovators
  • Crafts people
  • Freelancers
  • Non-profits
  • Students
  • Remote Workers
  • Online shops
  • Restaurants
  • Bakeries
  • Boutiques
  • and more

achieve their business and professional goals. 

Now, it’s your turn.

We believe you deserve access to the resources you need to start & grow a successful business.

We started The Biz Foundry to help entrepreneurs just like you

We get it.  We’ve dealt with the overwhelm of starting and growing a business, too. We’ve been frustrated by the obstacles to getting the coaching and connections you need to succeed.

The Biz Foundry was founded by entrepreneurs with decades of experience running businesses and coaching business owners just like you.

Get the services you need

  • Free coaching, advising & mentoring
  • Access to industry experts
  • Informational workshops & courses
  • Friendly and flexible coworking space
  • Commuity and networking events


3 easy steps to launch & grow your business

1. Schedule a call

Schedule a call with one of our coaches to talk about your business.

2. Talk to a coach

Get expert advice from a seasoned business coach in-person or via zoom.

3. Launch & Grow

Get the advice, direction and connections you need to launch and grow your business.

I love this space! As a local freelancer, it’s so nice to have a reliable place - that isnt just a coffee shop or restaurant - to stop in and do my work! I love the classes and other resources provided by the Biz Foundry and CANNOT wait to start working in the McMinnville and Sparta locations, too!
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Ashley Gillentine Wright
Freelancer in public relations
The Biz Foundry team is doing some phenomenal work. If you’re an entrepreneur or think you MIGHT be an entrepreneur, the team of mentors and leaders at the Biz Foundry need to be the first folks you talk to!

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Zachary Buckner
Business owner of the District Creative
It's a great environment. It's an entrepreneur center filled with people doing lots of interesting things, starting businesses, and talking about what they're doing. It's a great place to connect with people and to learn.

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Travis Trull
Founder of Flint Global Partners Inc.

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