All are welcome to attend the First Annual Knoxville Overground Startup Awards ceremony at the World Grotto in Market Square tomorrow on the 19th. The doors open at 6PM and the ceremony for 13 award-winning startups starts at 7PM. Raffle prizes are being given out after that.

The event is being sponsored by the Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (TTDC) @ http://www.tntechnology.org, Angel Capital Group @ http://www.angelcapitalgr.com, Innovation Valley Partners @ http://www.innovationvalleypartners.com/, and other friends of Knoxville Overground. It's also being held in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week @ http://www.unleashingideas.org.

At the event, Knoxville Overground will also be announcing the opening of an entrepreneurial community center in Sequoyah Hills that is co-sponsored by a new grassroots organization, Entrepreneurs of Knoxville @ http://EOKhq.com.

This event is open and free to the public as long as you RSVP on either facebook or through (link...).

For more additional information:

FOR SPONSORS: http://www.fundable.com/groupactions/groupaction.2008-11-09.9605321176

THE PRESS RELEASE:
http://www.knoxvilleoverground.com/pressrelease1.doc

TO VIEW A LIST OF THE WINNERS:
http://www.knoxvilleoverground.com/FirstAnnualStartupAwardWinners.doc

IN THE NEWS RECENTLY:
http://www.venturenashville.com/news.php?viewStory=167
http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2008/Jun/16/coworking-movement-gains-foothold-in-knoxville/

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reform4's picture

Reach out is always a problem...

.. all of us here in the Tech 2020 incubator hadn't heard of this activity/group. But I guess that's a general problem of reachout- amongst our own, we don't have that great a 'word of mouth' network. I'll encourage all the entrepreneurs I know to sign up on EOK.

R. Neal's picture

That EOKHQ.com website is

That EOKHQ.com website is pretty slick. Nice work, good resource.

(link...)

metulj's picture

My wife is all over this.

My wife is all over this. Great resource.

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