Two innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives announced for Williamson County

Before the holidays, two different announcement in fast-growing Williamson County (think Brentwood and Franklin just south of Nashville) offered new entrepreneurial opportunities.

First, Williamson Inc. and the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County announced the launch of a new innovation and entrepreneur center. The new facility, dubbed the Idea Center, will occupy one of two mansions on the property of the former O’More College of Design. Supporting organizations include the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Nashville Capital Network, and Nashville Technology Council. Click here for more details.

Separately, Williamson County Schools announced the opening of a newly-renovated 10,000-square foot facility adjacent to Franklin High School that will serve as the system’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center. The focus will be on high school students who have an interest in starting a business, developing a product or providing a service. Read more about those plans here.

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