About the Innov865 Alliance

innov865-allianceThe Innov865 Alliance develops, supports, and promotes the Knoxville region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is a collaborative effort to celebrate and showcase Knoxville as a great place for entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses and increase access to capital. Innov865 Week is our signature event; however, the Alliance coordinates other activities throughout the year, including pitch competitions, educational opportunities, and social events.

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Innov865 Events

The Innov865 Alliance hosts events throughout the year that celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation, and showcase Knoxville as the destination for startups and entrepreneurs in East Tennessee.

Startup Day 2018

Register here! Startup Day 2018 promises an exciting line-up that will showcase Knoxville as a great location for entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses. This year’s event will feature power pitches from Knoxville-area startups competing for up to $10,000 in cash…

Innov865 Week

Innov865 Week is a week-long series of events that showcases Knoxville as a prime destination for startups and entrepreneurs.

Innov865 Investor Series

The Innov865 Alliance has created an Innov865 Investor Series to give Knoxville’s entrepreneurs more opportunities to hear from and interact with investors in our region. February 27, 2018 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Scruffy City Hall

Innov865 Happy Hour

Innov865 Alliance members will host happy hours every other month throughout the year for startups, entrepreneurs and makers to socialize, network and learn from VIP guests.


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