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

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 […]

Founders Meetup 7/21

Founders Meetup 7/8/21Founders 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 […]

Founders Meetup 8/21

Founders Meetup 8/12/21Founders 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 […]

Founders Meetup 9/21

Founders Meetup 9/9/21Founders 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 […]

Founders Meetup 10/21

Founders Meetup 10/14/21Founders 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 […]

Founders Meetup 11/21

Founders Meetup 11/11/21Founders 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 […]

GET CONNECTED | GROW YOUR STARTUP

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.

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GROW YOUR STARTUP

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.