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.
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EOK Pub night in October will be at Bearden Beer Market, for a change of pace and more centrally located place to meet. We will meet at 5:30 or anytime after that on Thursday, October 9th! If you love having fun, drinking good beer and super smart entrepreneurial types, you're gonna love this event! So come on out and join the brightest people in Knoxville for a little or a lot of fun. Looking forward to seeing you there and bring a friend of two!See More
EOK Pub night in July will be at Calhoun's on the River, so we can get back to the other side of town for a change. We will meet at 5:30 or anytime after that on Thursday, July 10th, we put it out to the second Thursday because of the 4th of July holiday! The weather is quite hot, but I'm hoping we can still sit outside on the deck. We get the BEST service here and I love getting great service! Food, beverage and a local business, that's what it's all about. So come on out and join the…See More
It's time for EOK Pub night again so we are going to meet at Aubrey's at Cedar Bluff/Middlebrook Pike on Thursday, June 5th at 5:30pm as we seem to draw a good crowd at any Aubrey's we visit. They have great food, lots of different beers to try as well as lots of other beverages and a really good atmosphere! This is the Aubrey's where we broke our attendance record with 20+ people, so get out and see people you know and maybe people you don't! So join us for another great pub night with the…See More
EOK Pub night is just around the corner so mark your calendars for Thursday, May 1st at 5:30pm til 9pm? at Barley's Taproom. They have lots of beer to choose from and great food and it's always a fun place. We like our pub nights and are trying our best to make them where everyone can come at least every other month. So come out and share stories with the brightest people in Knoxville. Hope to see you there!See More
It's time for EOK Pub night again so we are going to meet at Aubrey's at Papermill/Northshore on Thursday, January 9th at 5:30pm as we seem to draw a good crowd at any Aubrey's we visit. Also we need to at least give those that live in downtown area a chance to come. They have good food, lots of different beers to try and a really good atmosphere! So come on out and join us for another great pub night with the brightest people in Knoxville. See you there!See More
"Kathryn it was so good to meet you at the EOK workshop and have the honor of being invited to you birthday party where I met all of your long time friends. I had so much fun with you and I got to go to my very first roller derby! It was great thank…"
It's that time of the month again....it's EOK Pub night and it's on Thursday night, December 5th starting at 5:30pm. I think it's time to try something a little different so Mexican is something that nobody has been eating lately! If you've never been to Pelancho's before it will be a treat for you. They have lots of beverages, great food and a fun atmosphere. Best of all they have plenty of space and since everyone will want to be there we will need space!! So come on out and join the…See More
This is so exciting! Today we will meet Matt Tunstall!Matt is a passionate entrepreneur and strategic marketer with a successful track record of taking ideas to market. His most recent endeavor, Stall Talk, Inc., has quickly grown to become the world's largest outdoor advertising company specializing in advertising on portable restrooms placed at outdoor events and construction sites. Their ad network consists of more than 300,000+ portable restrooms, servicing every outdoor event category…See More
Come out for a great time to EOK Pub night at Aubrey's this month. It will be on Tuesday, August 6th from 5:30-9pm. This is Pint night at Aubrey's so it's a busy night but we always have a lot of fun and a good turn out here. They have tons of kinds of beers, great food and you can talk to the brightest people in Knoxville. What more do you need?See More
Get 10% off tab if you RSVP here Gang we are having pub night at a new place this month, Bucket Head Tavern off Ray Mears in West Knoxville on Tuesday, July 2nd at 5:30pm til 9pm. Leo asked me to have it here so I'll try and go check it out before we arrive there and give you an update. From the website it seems they have all the things EOKer's like: lots of different beers & beverages, good food (still to be tested) and best of all a patio area!! So if you want to join the brightest people…See More
It's that time again! We get to learn a little something about each other! Come join us as we share our experiences with one another and walk away knowing our EOK brothers and sisters a little better!See More
Come on out on Tuesday, May 7th at 5:30pm to the Pizza Kitchen. We EOKers love it there! They have lots of different kinds of beer, great food, great service and we love the owner, Travis Redmon! We always have a great time when we go there and we've been going there for years! So come out and join the brightest people in Knoxville for some fun and a beverage of your choice. BTW, they also have a gluten free menu there now!See More
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I love business owners! When I was growing up, they were my aspirational group. Now that are my peer and reference group in so many ways. I want to hear their stories and learn from their successes and failures.
I would like introductions to business owners, both new and established and everything in between. I would also like opportunities to speak to groups on topics related to small business - whether it is about taxes, record keeping, workshops on QuickBooks, etc. I love to teach!
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Kathryn it was so good to meet you at the EOK workshop and have the honor of being invited to you birthday party where I met all of your long time friends. I had so much fun with you and I got to go to my very first roller derby! It was great thank you so much for taking me with you. I will never forget it. I'm glad I got to see you again at Aubrey's on Pub Night, you made my evening great. Hope to see you again very soon.