Innov865 Week 2019 has events for startups, investors, business leaders, students, and the entire East Tennessee community! Join us as we celebrate Knoxville’s entrepreneurs Sept. 23 – Sept. 27, 2019.
Startup Day 2019
Discover the momentum building in Knoxville’s entrepreneurial community at Startup Day 2019! With a mayoral forum (moderated by WATE 6 On Your Side), our annual pitch competition, fireside chats, and featured guests Startup Day has something for everyone!
Bunker Brews Knoxville Happy Hour
This event is part of Bunker Brews, a monthly meetup where the Bunker Labs community, including veterans, military spouses, and civilians, come together to network with subject matter experts, investors, thought leaders, and more in an environment focused on growth and development.
Innovation Crossroads Showcase
Join us for a showcase of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Innovation Crossroads Program! During this event, you’ll hear pitches from Innovation Crossroads’ latest cohort three startups and a panel discussion with cohort one alumni as they give us updates on their businesses and what their experience was like in Innovation Crossroads.
Innov865 Investor Series with Bill Malkes
Join us for an engaging discussion with Bill Malkes, co-founder and former CEO of GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. and Grady Vanderhoofven, CEO of Three Roots Capital and Managing Partner of Meritus Capital, the lead investor in GRIDSMART. Bill and Grady will have a “fireside chat” as they discuss the founding, growth and evolution of GRIDSMART, and the acquisition of the company by a $2 billion publicly-traded corporation.