Members Helping Members - Educating, Informing, Supporting
I started my first business as a teenager, so entrepreneurship, particularly in young people, has always been something close to my heart.
Going into business for yourself is a really exciting and rewarding career option, especially in tough economic times like today.
And that's why we are proud to support the UK…
Added by Jason Roberts on November 30, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments
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What’s the future of social entrepreneurship? On November 29th,Ashoka’s founder, Bill Drayton, isgiving his predictions in an interviewwith David Bornstein from the New York Times. But what do you think? Give your say on Twitter using the hashtag…Continue
Added by Jason Roberts on November 20, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments
This seems to fall right in line with what Leo & Kathryn were talking about this morning.
Outside of the major entrepreneurial hubs (Silicon Valley, NYC, London, etc.), there's just not enough deal flow to make investors (both Angel & VC) and accelerators as successful as they need to be.
What the article suggests: a not-for-profit entity educates the market, instead of tries to profit from it. I wonder what that sounds like!…Continue
Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ allow us to connect with the players in our market. But, when used improperly, social media can be a dangerous platform for entrepreneurs to ruin their reputations.
Here are five ways social media users can destroy their online rep, and tips for steering clear of these costly…Continue
Added by Jason Roberts on November 11, 2012 at 10:15am — No Comments
On the first Wednesday of each month Entrepreneurs of Knoxville hosts the Meet & Greet, giving members the opportunity to share, in about two minutes, who they are and what they are doing. It is also a time to let the other members know how you got involved with EoK and how EoK and its members can help them.
The Meet & Greet is my favorite meeting of the month because I get to learn more about each member and discover new ways to engage them in my own businesses or share…Continue
Added by Lisa Gifford Mueller on November 7, 2012 at 1:22pm — No Comments
Since EOK members began gathering once a week many years ago, we have collectively launched over 40 businesses! Last night another EOK startup took flight! FairMechanics.com is the brain child of Augustine Gattuso and provides the best way for "consumers to locate the perfect local mechanic for their next repair need". Leo Knight and Augustine formed a partnership to bring…Continue