The JumpFund Women Investing in Women

Free event by invitation-only to those interested in investing in women-led ventures, REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

To request an invitation and registration code, please email Melissa Aldridge at

Join us to hear about the success of the JumpFund, a start-up investment fund comprised of women investing in women-led growth ventures across the Southeast.

The JumpFund’s mission is to invest women’s capital in female-led companies with growth potential in order to generate a strong financial return and elevate the role of women in business.

The JumpFund hosting invitation only event on angel investing during “Innov865 Week”

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One of the topics you always hear whenever start-up entrepreneurs gather is the matter of available investment capital, and that’s certainly the case in Knoxville. While it’s not the only area where more “players” are needed, it is certainly an important one, and early stage funding is particularly critical for new ventures.

With an eye toward getting more people off the sidelines and in the game, The JumpFund, a Chattanooga-based angel fund that invests in female-led ventures throughout the Southeast, will be hosting an “invitation only” discussion on September 21 as part of “Innov865 Week.”

It’s the second year in a row that The JumpFund has held an event ahead of Knoxville’s “Start-up Day” which occurs that afternoon.

“It’s not just about our funds,” Melissa Aldridge, Managing Director, told us. “It is a little bit of Angel 101. We will provide some basic overview education on angel investing and venture funds and information about the success of the JumpFund.”

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