Welcome to E.O.K.

Who:  We are a very diverse group of successful business owners and entrepreneurs and those working to achieve their goal of becoming an entrepreneur. The FIRST Entrepreneurial Collective chapter!

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 is impossible to build a company without help.

How:  We use multiple tools to identify where each member needs assistance. We connect mentors/resources/capital with members. We provide accountability and support for reaching goals.

What:  Members focused on helping each other build successful startups.  

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:   Every 2nd Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Where: Rodefer Moss 608 Mabry Hood Road, Knoxville, TN 37932

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Roby Robinson posted a blog post

What Is the First Step In the Patenting Process?

A common question I receive is, "What is the first step in the patenting process?"  The answer to the question depends on a number of factors. Here is some information to help answer the question: http://www.robinsoniplaw.com/blog/ ;See More
Thursday
Roby Robinson posted a discussion

Three Common Mistakes Made by Startup Companies

Startup companies face a number of challenges and potential pitfalls right out of the gate. Here are a few common mistakes made by startup companies . . . http://www.robinsoniplaw.com/blog/ See More
Jun 19
Dave Morehous left a comment for Tom von Clef
"Welcome to EOK, Tom!"
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Leonard Knight left a comment for Tom von Clef
"Welcome to EOK!"
Jun 17
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Jun 17
Daniel DB Buchanan left a comment for Dave Morehous
"Hey Dave, good meeting you in CoStarters! You seem like one of the good ones!"
Jun 16
Dave Morehous left a comment for Daniel DB Buchanan
"Welcome to EOK!"
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Leonard Knight left a comment for Abu Musa
"Welcome to EOK! We're very glad you're here!"
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Leonard Knight left a comment for Daniel DB Buchanan
"Welcome to EOK, my friend!"
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Abu Musa is now a member of Entrepreneurs of Knoxville
Jun 11
Roby Robinson's blog post was featured

Indirect Patent Infringement and Component Manufacturers

Component manufacturers beware:  You may be on the hook for patent infringement. Even if a component product does not meet every limitation of a patent claim, the component product manufacturer may still be liable for patent infringement under a theory of indirect patent infringement. Find out more here:  http://www.robinsoniplaw.com/blog/  See More
Jun 2
Roby Robinson posted a blog post

Indirect Patent Infringement and Component Manufacturers

Component manufacturers beware:  You may be on the hook for patent infringement. Even if a component product does not meet every limitation of a patent claim, the component product manufacturer may still be liable for patent infringement under a theory of indirect patent infringement. Find out more here:  http://www.robinsoniplaw.com/blog/  See More
Jun 1
Roby Robinson's 2 blog posts were featured
May 13
Leonard Knight left a comment for Clif Goodgame
"Welcome!"
May 11
Clif Goodgame is now a member of Entrepreneurs of Knoxville
May 11
Roby Robinson posted a blog post

Patent Protection Is Not Always the Best Option

When a new technology is developed, it is often assumed that a patent application covering the technology should be filed. That is not always the case, however, as discussed here: http://www.robinsoniplaw.com/blog/ See More
Apr 30

TrailReadiness - July 9th, 2015 @ 9:00 a.m.

It all starts here...your trail-to-success

iTrailReadiness™ is EC's professionally led self-evaluation session. You will evaluate your personal readiness to embark on this adventure! You will also evaluate your opportunity (product or service). You must complete this step before you can be assigned a mentor or get your personalized trail.

Click here to RSVP for this event: http://eokmonthly.eventbrite.com 

Blog Posts

Indirect Patent Infringement and Component Manufacturers

Posted by Roby Robinson on June 1, 2015 at 1:09pm 0 Comments

Component manufacturers beware:  You may be on the hook for patent infringement. Even if a component product does not meet every limitation of a patent claim, the component product manufacturer may still be liable for patent infringement under a theory of indirect patent infringement. Find out more here:  http://www.robinsoniplaw.com/blog/  

Patent Protection Is Not Always the Best Option

Posted by Roby Robinson on April 30, 2015 at 11:22am 0 Comments

When a new technology is developed, it is often assumed that a patent application covering the technology should be filed. That is not always the case, however, as discussed here: http://www.robinsoniplaw.com/blog/ 

"Do I REALLY need to register my copyright?"

Posted by Roby Robinson on April 29, 2015 at 8:10am 0 Comments

This is a common question I get from copyright owners from time to time. I provide some background info here:  Do I really need to register my copyright?

Jump Into the Shark Tank!

Posted by Walter Lounsbery on April 3, 2015 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

The Shark Tank is holding and open call in Knoxville on April 30.  Do I need to say more?  Well, we'll let the Knoxville News-Sentinel fill you in.

http://www.knoxnews.com/knoxville/pop-culture/abcs-shark-tank-to-hold-open-call-in-knoxville-april-30_88604156

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Three Common Mistakes Made by Startup Companies

Started by Roby Robinson in Legal - Contracts, IP, Entity Jun 19. 0 Replies

Startup companies face a number of challenges and potential pitfalls right out of the gate. Here are a few common mistakes made by startup companies . . . http://www.robinsoniplaw.com/blog/ Continue

Tags: copyrights, trademarks, patents

Happy Thanksgiving!

Started by Leonard Knight in General Nov 27, 2014. 0 Replies

Fellow Entrepreneur!We have much to be thankful for! 2014 has been a great year for Entrepreneurs of Knoxville! We've partnered with Bearden Rotary club to provide real mentors, we've setup Entrepreneurial Collective and the structure for chapters,…Continue

Looking for an Entrepreneur with International Experience

Started by Nastaran Simarasl in General Sep 4, 2014. 0 Replies

Hi, My name is Nastaran (Nassi) and I am an instructor of Business Strategy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK). I am looking for an entrepreneur or a manager with international business experience to give a talk to my students at the…Continue

Email to speech?

Started by Steve Drevik in General. Last reply by Steve Drevik Sep 4, 2014. 3 Replies

I'm looking for a service to Dev tool that can take an incoming email, and will dial a phone number and read that email. Does anyone know of such a thing?

 
 
 

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