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September 15, 2022 | Tom Ballard

Innov865 Week kicks off Friday with triple the events as 2021

It begins today (Friday). We’re referring to “Innov865 Week” that kicks-off with “The Maker City Summit” over the next three days.

Over the eight-day period that ends September 23, there are three times as many events as last year that Knoxville area residents can attend – 23 in total. They include returning favorites like:

  • “Startup Day” on September 20 featuring six companies representing the diverse nature of the ecosystem who will be competing for up to $10,000 in cash;
  • “Raising & Rising” on September 21; and
  • The “Innovation Crossroads Showcase” on September 22 spotlighting members of Cohort 5 and 6 of the program operated by Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

There are also new additions to the week’s menu including:

  • The “Valuation Lunch & Learn” on September 19 sponsored by PYA, the power behind;
  • An unveiling on September 21 of  CGI Convenu™, the newest offering from one of the largest independent information technology and business consulting services firms in the world that is establishing a large presence in Knoxville; and
  • The second edition of the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center’s “Made for Knoxville LIVE” on the evening of September 22,

The complete agenda can be found here.

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