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Mentor Network
Operates with Support from LaunchTN

A CPG Mentor Network

Proof Incubator has partnered with LaunchTN to bring support and mentorship to CPG entrepreneurs. This is an opportunity to lower the barrier to entry and growth in the CPG industry. We encourage all CPG entrepreneurs to apply for this opportunity and mentors of all CPG categories to consider sharing their expertise. This includes food & beverage, apparel, beauty & cosmetics, SAAS & technology, pharmaceuticals, home goods, and more.


Click the links below to get involved and check back for updates! For questions, feel free to contact


About LaunchTN

LaunchTN is a public-private partnership that supports entrepreneurship and economic development with a
goal to make Tennessee the best state in the country for startups.

As a 501(c)3 nonprofit we are uniquely positioned to provide direct investment, while also supporting
collaboration among founders, investors, researchers, private sector institutions and government. We foster
entrepreneurship, technology advancement and workforce development through capital access,
commercialization, mentorship, marketing and partnerships.

Operates with Support

About Proof

Proof is a resource center for food & beverage entrepreneurs, including independent restaurant owners, full service catering companies, food trucks & carts, bakeries, and commissary kitchens.

Proof Programs are designed for busy food and beverage entrepreneurs and feature on-demand courses, industry workbooks, resources & templates library, and 1:1 coaching from expert mentors.

Proof partners with ecosystem stakeholders to cultivate diverse and dynamic food and beverage scenes in their communities and empower their entrepreneurs to build better businesses.

Learn more about Proof at

Heard Dat Kitchen
New Orleans, LA

I found that every session provided me with amazing information, and tools to utilize in growing our business.


Martha's Kitchen
Philadelphia, PA

Every session was beneficial to me and my business.

Lil Mama's
Chattanooga, TN

It’s given me a great sense of confidence, because now when I’m making decisions for the restaurant, I have an opinion from someone who is experienced and gone through what I am now.

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