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.

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:  Weekly tech talks published via YouTube, Ustream, and iTunes.  Monthly Lunch-n-Learn events; Scheduled crowd-sourcing; Peer Groups; Pub Nights.

What:  A non-profit focused on helping each member build successful startups through peer education and support.  

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: Our monthly Wednesday meetings are held at Rodefer Moss 608 Mabry Hood Road, Knoxville, TN 37932

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We've discussed this many times at Past EOK meetings but it deserves another post. If you haven't watched the TED Talk by Simon Sinek "Start with Why", you need to set aside a few minutes and get it done...now.See More
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Start with Why!

We've discussed this many times at Past EOK meetings but it deserves another post. If you haven't watched the TED Talk by Simon Sinek "Start with Why", you need to set aside a few minutes and get it done...now.See More
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Walter Lounsbery's blog post was featured

This is why Google Glass is Dead

I would be the last person in the world to say Microsoft is an innovation company.  They have squashed a lot of their best ideas, or bought out companies and made them a ho-hum part of the Microsoft Borg.  And that goes for Nokia, a has-been major cell phone manufacturer.  The new CEO, however, seems to have kicked things into gear.  And the product announced today, Microsoft HoloLens, is revolutionary.  It puts 3D objects into your field of view, sometimes integrated with physical objects like…See More
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Walter Lounsbery posted a blog post

This is why Google Glass is Dead

I would be the last person in the world to say Microsoft is an innovation company.  They have squashed a lot of their best ideas, or bought out companies and made them a ho-hum part of the Microsoft Borg.  And that goes for Nokia, a has-been major cell phone manufacturer.  The new CEO, however, seems to have kicked things into gear.  And the product announced today, Microsoft HoloLens, is revolutionary.  It puts 3D objects into your field of view, sometimes integrated with physical objects like…See More
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"James, Congratulations on your exit to CirrusPath! That is awesome. I remember when you were just a humble software developer pitching at the EOK pitch contest ;-) Now...you're a successful entrepreneur with an exit under your belt! Well…"
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THANK YOU

Started Mar 27, 2012 0 Replies

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in my Entrepreneurship survey!It means a lot to me.AdamContinue

Survey HELP still needed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam R. Smith Feb 6, 2012. 2 Replies

I am trying to finish my dissertation survey on entrepreneurship, and would greatly appreciate your help.-Thanks, Adam Smith The College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee…Continue

Please help with my dissertation survey

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam R. Smith Nov 30, 2011. 8 Replies

At the bottom of the EOK email newsletter this week, “Today in EOK – November 9” you will find the link to my online survey.  I could really use your help!The purpose of this study is to learn more…Continue

Survey Help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam R. Smith Dec 12, 2011. 4 Replies

As I mentioned to the EOK group this morning, I am a graduate student at UT.I am currently doing a survey of entrepreneurs, and would greatly appreciate your help.-Thanks, Adam Smith The College of…Continue

 

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THANK YOU to everyone who participated in my Entrepreneurship survey!

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THANK YOU

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in my Entrepreneurship survey!It means a lot to me.AdamSee More
Mar 27, 2012
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Mar 27, 2012
Adam R. Smith replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Survey HELP still needed
"Chris-  No problem.  I appreciate your consideration.  Thank you in advance.  -Adam"
Feb 6, 2012
Adam R. Smith posted a discussion

Survey HELP still needed

I am trying to finish my dissertation survey on entrepreneurship, and would greatly appreciate your help.-Thanks, Adam Smith The College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee would appreciate your participation in an Entrepreneurship survey:http://tinyurl.com/UTeoksurveyWhen prompted, enter password: eokSee More
Jan 28, 2012
Adam R. Smith replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Survey Help
"The link to the survey was also included in this week's newsletter "This Week in EOK - December 14 - Special Announcement", which was emailed this afternoon. "
Dec 12, 2011
Adam R. Smith replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Survey Help
"The link to the survey is also included in this week's newsletter "This Week in EOK - December 7", which was emailed this morning."
Dec 5, 2011
Adam R. Smith replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Survey Help
"Thank you.  Any and all assistance is greatly appreciated."
Dec 5, 2011
Kerri Karel replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Survey Help
"Let's give Adam some assistance and complete his survey.  Any survey we can take to help others better understand the challenges entrepreneurs face is beneficial for all of us."
Dec 4, 2011
Adam R. Smith replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Please help with my dissertation survey
"Glad to hear! Thank you very much!"
Nov 30, 2011
William Milam replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Please help with my dissertation survey
"worked like a charm.  "
Nov 30, 2011
Adam R. Smith replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Please help with my dissertation survey
"William, It won't work with your login info. You just need to enter an email and then: eok as the password. Thanks!"
Nov 29, 2011
William Milam replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Please help with my dissertation survey
"I tried to take the survey, but it wouldn't let me log in.  I tried both my regular EOK login and my EOK email login."
Nov 29, 2011
Leonard Knight replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Please help with my dissertation survey
"I tried but lost interest after a couple of pages...is there a box for that?     Just kidding, I'm planning to finish the survey later...was interrupted by a few fires."
Nov 14, 2011
Adam R. Smith replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Please help with my dissertation survey
"At the bottom of the EOK email newsletter this morning, “This week in EOK – November 16” you will find the link to my online survey included again.  Please help!  I could really use your help!"
Nov 14, 2011
Adam R. Smith replied to Adam R. Smith's discussion Please help with my dissertation survey
"Thank you very much!"
Nov 13, 2011
Adam R. Smith posted a discussion

Please help with my dissertation survey

At the bottom of the EOK email newsletter this week, “Today in EOK – November 9” you will find the link to my online survey.  I could really use your help!The purpose of this study is to learn more about people who are involved in launching new products and services, the factors that facilitate entrepreneurial activities and the background experiences entrepreneurs bring to new ventures. Your support of the UT College of Business Administration is greatly appreciated.  Link:…See More
Nov 9, 2011

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At 3:51pm on November 2, 2011, Ken Morrow said…
Good to meet you this morning!!
At 10:06am on March 2, 2011, Roby Robinson said…
same here, Adam.  I wish you the best as you complete your graduate studies.  Hopefully I'll see you around again at other EOK events.
At 1:53pm on December 11, 2010, Karen Sprinkle said…

Great to meet you as well. I'll be at the meeting Wednesday. I hope to you see then.

At 1:04pm on October 23, 2010, Leonard Knight said…
No meeting this Wed...we're helping with "Entrepreneurial Imperative"...we start back on 11/3
At 12:55pm on October 23, 2010, Leonard Knight said…
Welcome to EOK, Adam! We're very glad you're here. Please check the FAQ section for some getting started tips. ~Leo
At 6:32am on October 21, 2010, Karen Sprinkle said…
Welcome to EOK Adam!
 
 
 

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