Startup Events

From Startup Bootcamps to Pitch Competitions

FoundersForge and the local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem have the events you need to thrive in your current or next Startup venture

Upcoming Events Around the Region

We Believe in Bringing People Together
When Startups, aspiring Entrepreneurs, and the local community get together… Great Things Happen!

Below, is list of high-impact events that are hosted by FoundersForge or curated by the local Startup Ecosystem.
We highly encourage you to explore what we have to offer and to travel to events across the region to get the support you need to thrive as a Startup in the Appalachian Highlands.

Is there an event you wish existed in our region? Let Us Know

Latest Past Events

Founders Meetup 11/12

Join experts from Cumberland Marketing, The High Road Agency, and Creative Energy to discuss effective branding and marketing strategies Chris Bowen - President at Cumberland Marketing Chris has been breaking […]


It begins with an idea. A simple spark. Then your life changes for ever. Our region's Entrepreneurs are working hard every day to change our community and the world around them. Now it's your turn.