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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.

The Works

The Works

CO.STARTERS

CO.STARTERS

Techie Tuesday

Techie Tuesday

Event Calendar

Event Calendar

Entrepreneurs

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.

Mentors

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

Supporters

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

august

30aug11:00 am- 12:30 pmEntrepreneur Overview - August 30

september

6sep7:00 pm- 9:00 pmRuby on Rails Meetup
13sep9:00 am- 10:00 amWomen in Entrepreneurship Coffee
13sep11:00 am- 12:30 pmEntrepreneur Overview - September 13
15sep8:00 am- 9:00 amFounder's Coffee
20sep7:00 pm- 9:00 pmKnoxville CocoaHeads
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october

4oct7:00 pm- 9:00 pmRuby on Rails Meetup
11oct9:00 am- 10:00 amWomen in Entrepreneurship Coffee
18oct11:00 am- 12:30 pmEntrepreneur Overview - October 18
18oct7:00 pm- 9:00 pmKnoxville CocoaHeads
20oct8:00 am- 9:00 amFounder's Coffee
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From Our Blog:

MediaWorks: Creators Gonna Create - This post is a part of a series about the MediaWorks 2016 program. To read the first post in this series, click here. To learn more about The Works program,...
_DSC0843 copy MediaWorks: Days 2-3 - The ultra mega super productive MediaWorks sprint week has come to a successful close, thanks to a lot of hard work and gallons of coffee. The four teams have spent...
theworksscreensaver MediaWorks Sprint Week - The Works is officially in full swing at KEC. The 12-week program is an initiative to help coders and online content creators pursue their startup business dreams (to learn more,...
6 ½ Things You Need to Know About “The Works” -   1)What is it? The Works is a 12-week startup accelerator for coders and online video creators who have an amazing business idea and the skills to pull it off....
Create, Create, Create: Knoxville Culture and the People Who Make It. - What makes or breaks your favorite city, community — or more importantly — your hometown? I think it’s culture. Culture is what differentiates all the places we travel and enjoy from each other. There...
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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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