The Works is an intensive 12-week accelerator for early stage startups. 

We’re excited to offer tracks in two industry verticals: content and code.

big_white_mediaworksFor: Social media influencers + content creators

Mission: Grow your audience and monetize your influence

You will:

  • grow your following
  • produce broadcast-quality video
  • build a business model around your content
  • Receive $25k seed investment from Scripps Networks
  • Work side by side with the top SNI Execs and Creators

What you need: a large social media following, a business idea, a team



For: Software developers, programmers, hackers (aka. you write code)

Mission: Grow your software startup as fast as possible

You will:

  • craft a prototype and a business model
  • gain traction
  • pitch to active investors

What you need: a business idea, a team, and the ability to write your own code


Program Dates and Details

The Works Applications are open from  April 15th to May 15th. The program runs from June 1st to August 15th in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Program Benefits

The 12-week The Works accelerator provides over $50,000 dollars worth of services, consulting, and potentially financing to your business, all of which can be included in the total value of your company.

$25,000 Seed Investment from Scripps Networks for MediaWorks Teams $10,000 in free server credits from Amazon Mentor support from top executives, seasoned entrepreneurs, investors Direct Access to Investors and First Customers 1Extensive support in tech, legal, finance, marketing, operations, sales and more 3 months of free co-working space Unlimited coffee and swedish fish

The future of Content and Code starts this summer with The Works.

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