By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA
Knoxville’s first-ever week-long celebration of entrepreneurship is finally here!
Over the next five days, there should be ample opportunity for you to participate in and experience the vibrancy of the growing ecosystem with events planned by the Innov865 Alliance as well as different individuals and organizations. Some of the events are invitation only, while others like Wednesday’s “The Works Demo Day” have a pre-registration deadline that has already passed.
You can see a complete list of the events by clicking here. Public events include these:
- Today – “Knoxville Maker City Summit” at the Mill & Mine on West Depot Avenue (SOLD OUT);
- Tuesday – “Big Data, Big Impact Lunch and Learn” in the Mill Room of Cherokee Mills, 2240 Sutherland Avenue; “Growth Hackathon” at the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center on Market Square; “Angel Tax Credit Road Show” at Sapphire’s on Gay Street; and Life Science Tennessee’s “Beer and Biotech” at the Casual Pint in Hardin Valley.
- Wednesday – Tennessee Bar Association’s “Patent Pro Bono Volunteer Bugle Call and Happy Hour”at the Downtown Grill & Brewery and “The Works Demo Day” which closed registration last Friday.
- Thursday – “Electronic Solutions for Governing the Future” at the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center and “Start-up Day” at the Bijou Theater.
- Friday – “Cybersecurity Opportunities for the Entrepreneur and Small Business Community” at Oak Ridge Associated Universities.
(Note: This article appeared previously on teknovation.biz, a web-based service that was launched to spotlight and celebrate “all things” related to technology, innovation and entrepreneurship in East Tennessee.)