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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Scruffy City Software Startups

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Scruffy City Software Startups

Welcome to Scruffy City Software Startups!  Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, and Entrepreneurs of Knoxville have teamed up to share you with the world!  We're gonna make you famous!

Location: Knoxville, TN
Members: 18
Latest Activity: Dec 12, 2014

What does it take to win?!?!? What is winning?!?!?!

Scruffy City Software Startup Stages:

Stage 1: Desire - The problem we’re passionate about solving

Stage 2: Inquire - Market research; Ask lots of questions!

Stage 3: Be On Fire - You have to be ALL IN! This is your baby and needs 110% of you!

Stage 4: Hire - Surround yourself with people smarter than you!

Stage 5: Inspire - You must constantly lead your team...motivate them to build your dream!

Stage 6:  Get Acquired - Exit is the goal! We all want to be bought by Google, Facebook, etc.!

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Software Startups

Started by Leonard Knight. Last reply by Leonard Knight Dec 18, 2013. 3 Replies

EOK is working with Knoxville Entrepreneur Center and Knoxville News Sentinel to do something really cool in 2014!  We're going to have weekly roundtable discussions, blog posts, audio podcasts,…Continue

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Comment by Leonard Knight on January 11, 2014 at 3:07pm

We've created a wordpress site for Knoxville Startups.  I'm looking for a few volunteers to help build/maintain the site.  We also need some volunteers to support the social media and youtube channels.

http://knoxvillestartups.com

http://scruffycitystartups.com

Comment by Leonard Knight on January 9, 2014 at 3:41pm

I need everyone to edit the page and add their startup: http://www.eokhq.com/group/scss/page/the-scss-list  Austin was able to edit and add closeup.fm with no issues.

Comment by Dave Seeman on December 31, 2013 at 5:57pm

Thanks for sharing Jason, looks awesome!

Comment by Dave Seeman on December 31, 2013 at 5:55pm

Answers posted to the google doc!

Comment by Jason Roberts on December 26, 2013 at 11:23am

I thought some people in this group could appreciate this link. http://designmodo.com/startup/

Comment by Leonard Knight on December 18, 2013 at 10:33am

Everyone needs to complete this submission form: https://docs.google.com/a/eokhq.com/forms/d/16aHK8IF3KdInSamd022fMZ...

It would also be great to have everyone's one page for their startup.  I'm attaching one for FairMechanics.com  It's not perfect but is a start.

FairMechanics (Investor 1-Page)

Comment by John W. Cook on December 9, 2013 at 8:08pm

So what are we doing here?.. creating a company?

Comment by Austin L. Church on December 9, 2013 at 2:55pm

Smart? That's just a nasty rumor going around. Don't believe a word of it!

Comment by Leonard Knight on December 9, 2013 at 2:50pm

Well...you are a VERY smart person and I value your opinion!

Comment by Austin L. Church on December 9, 2013 at 2:29pm

I see you went with the name I threw out at the KEC meeting. Very cool!

ALC

 

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