It’s an exciting time to be part of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Knoxville. From food trucks to tech startups, makers and innovators, we’re here to help you take the next step in your business – and to welcome you into the most founder-friendly city in America.
The Maker City
The Maker City is the greater Knoxville-area community of makers, artists, creatives, and small-scale manufacturers and supporting entities. Led by the appointed Mayor’s Maker Council, we create collaborative partnerships, programming, and opportunities in support of Knoxville’s maker community. And we have the most active maker directory in the country with over 400 members and growing.
Let Her Speak
The vision for Let Her Speak includes not only creating community through our curated-events, but also conducting female-focused research and developing workshops to help women with communication, confidence, and financial literacy. Our mission is to bring more visibility, support, resources, and opportunities to ALL aspiring female leaders one-woman-at-a-time.