About the Innov865 Alliance
The 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.
TennesSeed Fund, a new evergreen, seed-stage venture capital fund, seeks to invest in Tennessee startups
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.
Discover the world-changing ideas coming from Knoxville’s entrepreneurs at Startup Day 2019! Join us on Sept. 24 at The Mill & Mine for a mayoral forum, pitch competition, and a chance to interact with the area's top innovators.
Innov865 Week is a week-long series of events that showcases Knoxville as a prime destination for startups and entrepreneurs.
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.
Candidates vying to become Knoxville’s next mayor shared ideas and perspectives on entrepreneurship and innovation at mayoral forums presented by the Innov865 Alliance.