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Why: We believe we all learn something from each other...no matter if you're on your 1st startup or your 101st. We believe no one person has all the answers...it takes a village to build a business from an idea.
Who: We are a very diverse group of successful business owners and entrepreneurs and those working to achieve their goal of becoming an entrepreneur.
What: We are Entrepreneurs of Knoxville and we're dedicated to helping you be as successful as possible! Please check the FAQ section if you have Questions. Your Board of Directors is made up of volunteers with a passion for seeing entrepreneurs succeed!
When: Check the EVENTS tab for details and to RSVP
Where: Our monthly Wednesday meetings are held at Cherokee Mills 2220 Sutherland Ave., Knoxville TN (the corner of Sutherland and Concord).
Five individuals pitched their ideas to a three-judge panel from Angel Capital Group. Our three winners are listed below! Thanks to all of the contestant for making the evening very exciting and entertaining! Thanks to all of our sponsors for making the evening happen - UTFCU; ACG; PYA; LNG; Robinson IP Law; FairMechanics.com; Neighborhood Nerds; and the KEC! This is just the first of many competitions...stay tuned and start getting your pitch together now! And without further ado, here are your three winners:Continue
Earlier this month, I presented at an EOK meeting and talked about how Google Glass might be used in business. I highlighted some of the unique qualities of Glass such as hands-free communication, augmented reality capabiliy, and close-up view for recording and demonstrating. I also talked about some of the opportunities that exist for developers to create Glassware (apps for Glass) that would be appealing. Since then, even more ideas have come to mind for useful Glassware not yet offered.Continue
EOK $1000 Give Away!!! 1st Place $500, 2nd Place $300, 3rd Place $200
Pitch Competition on Market Square Stage and Networking at KEC Sponsored by UTFCU on November 5, 2013 at 6pm. Arrive at 5:30pm to mingle with the guests.
We at Angel Capital Group have started what we call Open Pitch.
Three local companies will be invited to pitch for 8 minutes with 5 minutes of Q&A in the 45 minutes prior to our normal monthly meeting time monthly. There is no guarantee of funding, but due to popularity, we have started an internal mentor program to allow these Open Pitch companies to escalate to funding within ACG. We expect it to figure prominently into the 2014 investment season. I think you know we will be meeting at the KEC on the second Tuesday of the month at 5:00 from now on. Please attend if you can!
This is a great opportunity for local entrepreneurs to pitch and test their skills in front of real investors who want to see more deal flow, and more local deal flow (a constant request we get). This will give local entrepreneurs a sounding board and hopefully create a new crop of nationally competitive, investment quality deals that we may consider in the future for investment. We…Continue
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