Startup Events Around the Region
We believe in bringing people together. When Startups, aspiring Entrepreneurs, and the local community get together… Great Things Happen!
Below, you can find a list of high-impact events that are hosted by FoundersForge or curated by the local Startup Ecosystem from around our region and beyond.
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Founders Meetup 11/12
November 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chris Bowen – President at Cumberland Marketing
- Chris has been breaking new ground in the marketing industry for more than thirty years. Under his leadership, Cumberland Marketing has grown from a one-man startup to an accomplished boutique agency working with clients in all industries and across the country.
Kyle Wirick- Managing Director, Sales
- Driven by a passion for creativity and technology, Kyle has established his professional reputation over the past 10 years through graphic development and web design. Kyle’s diverse skill set supports a central proficiency of identifying areas for improvement, designing a plan of action and delivering a solution. He attended the University of Central Florida where he received his Bachelor’s in Management Information Systems.
Greg Nobles – Creative Director for Creative Energy in Johnson City, TN.
- Greg is an award-winning art director and creative director with over 16 years of advertising experience. Greg spent 12 years at Leo Burnett in Chicago and now is the Creative Director for Creative Energy in Johnson City, TN. His work included national TV productions, branding, sports marketing, interactive consumer experiences, packaged goods, and social media. You have likely seen Greg’s work for clients such as: Texas Pete, Allstate Insurance, Nintendo, Hallmark, Disney McDonald’s, and P&G. Greg believes that the big idea is king and every brand has a unique story to tell.
Founders Meetup is all about bringing Entrepreneurs, and those curious about Startups, together to share ideas while learning from each other. Some sessions have guest speakers and others have a topic of discussion the attendees focus on.
FoundersForge is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization on a mission to build the Startup ecosystem in the Appalachian Highlands. We believe in underdog Entrepreneurs and helping them on their Startup journey. Follow us @myFoundersForge to get connected!
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