Jan
26
8:00am 8:00am

Sip It: Nashville Conversations

Sip It: Nashville Conversations is a leadership series in collaboration with alumni entrepreneur, Lily Hansen, author of Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations. Each month, we will conduct aconversation with prolific Nashvillians in the art, culinary and music industries who are featured in Lily’s book. These entrepreneurs will give insight on creating and growing a unique brand in Nashville. Sip It is an onsite EC program occurring each month.

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Jan
21
7:00pm 7:00pm

Military Veteran Entrepreneur Happy Hour

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Bunker Labs Nashville and the Nashville Veteran Entrepreneur Society have joined forces to host a monthly happy hour for America's Elite Entrepreneurs, it's Military Veterans.  If you have served or are serving, let us toast to you every third Thursday from 7-9pm starting January 21st at the EC as we band together to lead the American economy. 

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Jan
19
5:30pm 5:30pm

How To Workshops: Building A Team

A hands-on training series taught by community mentors in order to help new companies and entrepreneurs learn specific business skills at a high level. This is the most applicable program for entrepreneurs to attend before committing to PreFlight or an industry accelerator. Workshop topics include branding, finance and business development. How To is an onsite EC program occurring every other month beginning in January.

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Jan
11
5:30pm 5:30pm

PreFlight Info Session

The next PreFlight session runs January 25 - April 25, 2016.  In the meantime, we want to give you an opportunity to hear from PreFlight alum and the Program Director.  If you are on the fence about the program or you've signed up and want to know what you've gotten yourself into, join us at the EC on January 11, 2016 at 5:30p.  We'll have a networking period, a panel of alum and mentors and a chat about what the program involves.

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Dec
15
5:30pm 5:30pm

Entrepreneurs Happy Hour

Come get social with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center at Drink It, our quarterly networking happy hour!    

Date: December 15

Location: THE EC

Time: 5:30-7:30 PM                      

This event is FREE to both EC Members and non-members to attend. Come learn why the Nashville Entrepreneur Center is the place to be!


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Dec
8
9:00am 9:00am

Entrepreneurship Orientation

The Entrepreneurship Orientation is the required first step for anyone to meet with an EC mentor. In this orientation, we cover:

  • Overview of the EC
  • Overview of the Mentor Program
  • Crash Course on the IdeaFrame
  • Crash Course on how to be prepared for
    your first mentor meeting

The orientation is free, but registration is required.

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Dec
7
5:30pm 5:30pm

PreFlight Pitch Day

PreFlight is a 14-week pre-accelerator program for entrepreneurs launching all sorts of businesses. Join us on Monday, December 7th to celebrate our entrepreneurs as they pitch their ideas to the EC Staff, Investors, and Mentors. Entrepreneurs will each give a 5 minute pitch with 3 minutes of feedback from our guest panel. After the pitches are complete, stay for light food and drink while you meet the entrepreneurs!

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Nov
24
5:00pm 5:00pm

Entrepreneurship Orientation

The Entrepreneurship Orientation is the required first step for anyone to meet with an EC mentor. In this orientation, we cover:

  • Overview of the EC
  • Overview of the Mentor Program
  • Crash Course on the IdeaFrame
  • Crash Course on how to be prepared for
    your first mentor meeting

The orientation is free, but registration is required.

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Nov
24
8:00am 8:00am

Sip It!

Grab a morning coffee with us as the EC and The Tennessean present Sip It: Nashville's Story.  From 8am to 9am on the fourth Tuesday of each month, we host a coffee, discussion and Q/A with some of Nashville's most active entrepreneurs and leaders. 

This series will focus on stories of individuals and industries that have affected the surge of Nashville as one of the top cities for business and entrepreneurship in the US.

This event is free for EC Members and non-members to attend.  Free parking located right outside the building.

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Nov
18
11:30am11:30am

Lunch and Learn: Making an Unforgettable First Impression

Making an Unforgettable First Impression with Nathan Gold presented by Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

It's amazing how many people take the common handshake for granted when it's actually one of the most important interactions you have with people, because it's one of physical interaction. Demo Coach Nathan Gold will teach you effective ways to initiate a proper handshake and how to create an Aha! Moment with every investor, customer, and contact you meet, especially when asked, "What does your company do?" 

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Nov
17
9:00am 9:00am

Entrepreneurship Orientation

The Entrepreneurship Orientation is the required first step for anyone to meet with an EC mentor. In this orientation, we cover:

  • Overview of the EC
  • Overview of the Mentor Program
  • Crash Course on the IdeaFrame
  • Crash Course on how to be prepared for
    your first mentor meeting

The orientation is free, but registration is required.

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Nov
8
11:00am11:00am

Good Makers Market

In a time where consumerism is becoming more and more prominent, the Good Makers Market ensures the consumer has the opportunity to make an impact on our society with every purchase made. Nashville social purpose businesses will set up their goods in a marketplace that includes food trucks, coffee bar, and music. Get a head start on your holiday shopping and be a part of changing the world! 

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center and Nashville's Social Enterprise Alliance chapter have partnered to present Good Makers Market in an effort to support local entrepreneurs with a focus on social innovation. Our mission together is to promote these social purpose businesses to our community and in doing so, make an impact on our community. 

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Oct
27
5:00pm 5:00pm

Entrepreneurship Orientation

The Entrepreneurship Orientation is the required first step for anyone to meet with an EC mentor. In this orientation, we cover:

  • Overview of the EC
  • Overview of the Mentor Program
  • Crash Course on the IdeaFrame
  • Crash Course on how to be prepared for
    your first mentor meeting

The orientation is free, but registration is required.

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Oct
27
8:00am 8:00am

Sip It!

Grab a morning coffee with us as the EC and The Tennessean present Sip It: Nashville's Story.  From 8am to 9am on the fourth Tuesday of each month, we host a coffee, discussion and Q/A with some of Nashville's most active entrepreneurs and leaders. 

This series will focus on stories of individuals and industries that have affected the surge of Nashville as one of the top cities for business and entrepreneurship in the US.

This event is free for EC Members and non-members to attend.  Free parking located right outside the building.

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Oct
13
5:30pm 5:30pm

Mission Matters

Hear from local social enterprise companies, Red EarthNisoloFashionable and Miriam Designs about their recent strategic mergers and aquisitions and how it has affected their company's growth.

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center, in partnership with the Nashville Social Enterprise Alliance, presents Mission Matters- a three-part series featuring leaders of Nashville's social enterprise community. 

Free for EC and NSEA members. Space is limited.

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Oct
13
9:00am 9:00am

Entrepreneurship Orientation

The Entrepreneurship Orientation is the required first step for anyone to meet with an EC mentor. In this orientation, we cover:

  • Overview of the EC
  • Overview of the Mentor Program
  • Crash Course on the IdeaFrame
  • Crash Course on how to be prepared for
    your first mentor meeting

The orientation is free, but registration is required.

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Sep
29
5:30pm 5:30pm

Drink IT!

Location: The EC               

Come get social with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center at Drink It, our quarterly networking happy hour!    

This event is FREE to both EC Members and non-members to attend. Come learn why the Nashville Entrepreneur Center is the place to be!

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Sep
26
to Sep 27

Customer Discovery Weekend

Discuss. Discover. Validate. Pivot.

Validating an idea and figuring out exactly what the market needs is the best way to ensure success. Learn about surveying, talking to users to learn what they really need, product market fit, and more.

This weekend workshop is presented by Beyond Data. Members can use the code "EC" for a discount. 

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Sep
22
8:00am 8:00am

Sip It!

Nashville Fashion Alliance Panel

Grab a morning coffee with us as the EC and The Tennessean present Sip It: Nashville's Story.  From 8am to 9am on the fourth Tuesday of each month, we host a coffee, discussion and Q/A with some of Nashville's most active entrepreneurs and leaders. 

This series will focus on stories of individuals and industries that have affected the surge of Nashville as one of the top cities for business and entrepreneurship in the US.

This event is free for EC Members and non-members to attend.  Free parking located right outside the building.

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Sep
15
5:00pm 5:00pm

Entrepreneurship Orientation

The Entrepreneurship Orientation is the required first step for anyone to meet with an EC mentor. In this orientation, we cover:

  • Overview of the EC
  • Overview of the mentor program
  • Crash Course on the IdeaFrame
  • Crash Course on how to be prepared for
    your first mentor meeting

The orientation is free, but registration is required.

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Sep
8
5:30pm 5:30pm

Healthchat

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center, in collaboration with the Nashville Health Care Council, presents HealthChat- a three-part series featuring leaders of Nashville's booming healthcare industry. Free for EC members. Space is limited.

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Sep
1
9:00am 9:00am

Entrepreneurship Orientation

The Entrepreneurship Orientation is the required first step for anyone to meet with an EC mentor. In this orientation, we cover:

  • Overview of the EC
  • Overview of the mentor program
  • Crash Course on the IdeaFrame
  • Crash Course on how to be prepared for
    your first mentor meeting

The orientation is free, but registration is required.

 

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Aug
25
8:00am 8:00am

Sip It!

Steve Buchanan: President of Opry Entertainment Group

Grab a morning coffee with us as the EC and The Tennessean present Sip It: Nashville's Story.  From 8am to 9am on the fourth Tuesday of each month, we host a coffee, discussion and Q/A with some of Nashville's most active entrepreneurs and leaders. 

This series focuses on stories of individuals and industries that have affected the surge of Nashville as one of the top cities for business and entrepreneurship in the US.

This event is free for EC Members and non-members to attend.  Free parking located right outside the building.

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Aug
11
5:30pm 5:30pm

HealthChat

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center, in collaboration with the Nashville Health Care Council, presents HealthChat- a three-part series featuring leaders of Nashville's booming healthcare industry.  Free for EC members. Space is limited.

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Jul
28
8:00am 8:00am

Sip It!

Bailey Spaulding of Jackalope Brewery

Grab a morning coffee with us as the EC and The Tennessean present Sip It: Nashville's Story.  From 8am to 9am on the fourth Tuesday of each month, we host a coffee, discussion and Q/A with some of Nashville's most active entrepreneurs and leaders. 

This series focuses on stories of individuals and industries that have affected the surge of Nashville as one of the top cities for business and entrepreneurship in the US.

This event is free for EC Members and non-members to attend. Free parking located right outside the building.

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