What are you made for?

It’s time to let Knoxville know all about YOU! Let us know in the form below about your entrepreneurial adventures, and how you’re “Made for Knoxville.” With your help, our goal is to build a world-class showcase website and campaign of the people and stories behind our entrepreneurial community.
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Knoxville is made for Entrepreneurs…Like you. We’re proud of who we are, where we come from, and most of all: where we’re headed. Now, we want to know where you’re headed! Knoxville Entrepreneur Center is excited to launch the new “Made for Knoxville” campaign and website to elevate awareness of Knoxville’s diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem, and inspire action. The goal is to connect and empower the diverse entrepreneurial community in the Knoxville region — ranging from “solo-preneurs,” makers, growth stage tech companies, investors, and established institutions. 

Calling all Entrepreneurs, Makers, Dreamers, and Doers: What’s your story?

This is an opportunity for small business owners, startups, and community leaders to be part of a multimedia campaign to celebrate the entrepreneurial ecosystem in our region. Check out the latest stories on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, and make sure to tag YOUR stories and posts with #madeforknox!

Meet Problem Solver & Shepherd:
Tommy Nguyen, founder of StoragePug

Meet Style Icon and Craftsman:
Marcus Hall, founder of Marc Nelson Denim 

Meet Balance-Seeker and Guide:
Samantha Lane, Founder of Origami Day 

Meet Connector and Risk Taker:
Brandon Bruce, co-founder of Startup Knox and Cirrus Insight

Meet Pie Slinger and Dynamo:
Dale Mackey, founder of Dale’s Fried Pies and Co-founder, Central Collective

The Knoxville Entrepreneur Center’s mission is to build a community where entrepreneurs have access to the capital, customers, and talent they need to be successful, and we can’t do it without you.