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August 10, 2020 | Tom Ballard

KEC designing LEAP 2.0, seeks input from local entrepreneurs

The Knoxville Entrepreneur Center (KEC) is seeking input from the local start-up community as it develops LEAP 2.0. The acronym stands for “Local Executive Access Program,” and KEC rolled it out a couple of years ago.

We described the program in a article in January 2018. LEAP was designed to provide a Knoxville area version of an Andreessen Horowitz matchmaking initiative to connect corporate executives and government leaders with talented entrepreneurs and technology companies that are driving the next wave of innovation.

“As we look to launch LEAP 2.0, we want to ensure that we understand the current needs of local start-ups and design the most effective program possible,” the KEC team writes. “We’d be grateful for your input and feedback in this process.”

Input is being gathered via a survey from Survature. Those interested in responding can click here.

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