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Knoxville Entrepreneur Center is a business accelerator located in Market Square built to serve as the front door for entrepreneurs in East Tennessee.

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KEC helps entrepreneurs in Knoxville start and grow successful businesses. If you’re an entrepreneur looking for advice, guidance or assistance on how to move forward, we want to know you.

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Pay it forward at KEC: become a mentor and help create the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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Don’t quite know how you fit in, but think it sounds like fun? You’re right! Come learn more about how entrepreneurs are creating a buzz in our community.

KEC’s Mission:

To build a community where entrepreneurs have access to the capital, customers, and talent they need to be successful.

Upcoming Events

july

31jul12:30 pm- 2:00 pmKEC Liftoff

august

5aug6:00 pm- 8:30 pmSEO Course with Frank Ramey
14aug9:00 am- 10:00 amWomen in Entrepreneurship Coffee
14aug5:30 pm- 7:00 pmKEC Liftoff at Night
28aug12:30 pm- 2:00 pmKEC Liftoff
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september

5sep6:00 pm- 8:30 pmSEO Course with Frank Ramey
11sep9:00 am- 10:00 amWomen in Entrepreneurship Coffee
11sep5:30 pm- 7:00 pmKEC Liftoff at Night
25sep12:30 pm- 2:00 pmKEC Liftoff
28sep - 30sep 285:00 pmsep 30VolHacks
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From Our Blog:

SWARM Wins What’s The Big Idea 2018 - What’s The Big Idea 48-Hour Launch: Congratulations SWARM!   Well folks, one of our favorite weekends of the year has come and gone. The KEC team is so proud of...
New Series: From Follower to Friend - Join us for KEC’s first “From Follower To Friend” series! This three-part series is the perfect seminar for beginner bloggers and influencers in the Knoxville area! You will learn about...
How to Choose the Right Target Keywords - This is a guest post written by SEO expert and digital marketing consultant, Frank Ramey. You can learn more from Frank by signing up for his SEO Crash Course at...
3 Things a Knoxville Entrepreneur Needs to Know about Order Fulfillment - This is a guest post written by Knoxville-based Red Stag Fulfillment. Entrepreneurs and Fulfillment How many steps does it take from someone clicking a “buy” button on your website to...
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We owe everything to KEC and its staff, mentors, and community. KEC knows how to kick-start businesses, and Audiohand is living proof.

Haseeb Qureshi, CEO of Audiohand

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