Pitchers and Pitches

TVA Credit Union Ballpark 510 Bert Street, Johnson City, TN

FoundersForge and the Johnson City Doughboys are Hosting a Pitch Competition to Inspire and Celebrate Our Region's EntrepreneursWhat is Pitchers and Pitches?Pitchers and Pitches is the region's largest open pitch competition event where aspiring Entrepreneurs and early-stage Startups pitch their ideas in 5 minutes or less to a panel of judges for the chance to […]

Founders Meetup – Your Most Impactful Business Advice

Ntara 105 East Walnut Street, Johnson City, TN

Share food and your most impactful business advice with other Entrepreneurs at Ntara Thursday, May 13th at 12pm!What is the best business advice you've ever gotten? What advice has had the greatest impact on your journey as an entrepreneur? Come share it with the group!The next Founders Meetup is all about learning from each other. […]

NE TN Entrepreneurs First Step

Take the First Step into Entrepreneurship in the NE TN by learning about the resources available in the region to help you on your journey!FoundersForge's First Step program is for anyone who is considering launching a new Startup or small business! Our region has incredible programs to help anyone along their Startup Journey.This Program is […]

Founders Meetup 6/21

ActionVFX 112 East Myrtle Avenue, 505, Johnson City, TN

Founders Meetup 6/10/21 Learn how to inspire the updated employee while munching on some amazing food!How do you motivate the modern day employee? How can managers and executives motivate workers to make them happier and more productive? How can employees find meaning and motivation in their careers?Hear from our guest speaker Dr. Brad Ward Professor […]

NE TN Entrepreneurs First Step

Take the First Step into Entrepreneurship in the NE TN by learning about the resources available in the region to help you on your journey!FoundersForge's First Step program is for anyone who is considering launching a new Startup or small business! Our region has incredible programs to help anyone along their Startup Journey.This Program is […]

Founders Meetup 7/21

ActionVFX 112 East Myrtle Avenue, 505, Johnson City, TN

Founders Meetup 7/8/21The road to building a seven-figure business is laid with countless failures, pivots, and hard decisions. In the next Founders Meetup, ActionVFX CEO Rodolphe Pierre-Louis will share the most important lessons he learned that allowed him to go from being a "broke solopreneur eating ramen noodles" to building a 7-figure business that creates […]

Founders Meetup: How to Build a Team When You Have No Money – 8/12

ActionVFX 112 East Myrtle Avenue, 505, Johnson City, TN

Founders Meetup 8/12/21How to Build a Team When You Have No MoneyWe all know that entrepreneurship is a team sport, but making the transition from solopreneur to building a team can seem near impossible at the beginning; especially if your funds are limited. So how do you do it? How do you find a co-founder? […]

Founders Meetup: How to Use Podcasting as a Marketing Tool

ActionVFX 112 East Myrtle Avenue, 505, Johnson City, TN

Founders Meetup 9/9/21For this meetup we have two experienced guests, Ryan McKinney of Johnson City Small Business Podcast, and Leighton Hart, Founder of Market Street Media. They will be giving practical advice and strategies on how to use Podcasts as a Marketing tool for your startup. Join us on September 9th at ActionVFX at noon […]

Startup Intern Info Session

Startup Intern Info Session. This is the informational zoom meeting for the October 21st internship fair for Milligan students.We will be going over details for the October 21st Internship Fair at Milligan college for Startups and small businesses. We are providing an opportunity for students to learn about potential careers within Johnson City, network with […]

Startup Intern Fair Info Session

Startup Intern Info Session. This is the informational zoom meeting for the October 21st internship fair for Milligan students.Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/81314487139Meeting ID: 813 1448 7139We will be going over details for the October 21st Internship Fair at Milligan college for Startups and small businesses. We are providing an opportunity for students to learn about potential […]

Pitches & Pints

Spark Plaza 404 South Roan Street, Johnson City, TN

Learn and practice your startup pitch while drinking some delicious brews!

Founders Meetup 10/14

ActionVFX 112 East Myrtle Avenue, 505, Johnson City, TN

Founders Meetup: How to Create a Brand Style Guide for Your BusinessBrian Farmer is a freelance graphic designer from East¬†Tennessee that fell in love with beautifully crafted brands and one-of-a-kind logos. He strives to help businesses elevate their brand and tell their story.In this talk, Brian will cover how to:Articulate who you are and how […]