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Raising + Rising | An Innov865 Week Virtual Event

October 6, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

An Innov865 Week event bringing together local companies that are in the early or late stages of raising capital.

About this event

Join the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center and Three Roots Capital as we host a hybrid event of pre-recorded pitches, live Q+A, and round table discussions and networking, as part of Knoxville’s Innov865 Week.

We’re bringing together investors, industry experts, and local Knoxville companies that are either on the rise, or looking to raise some capital, all under the same virtual roof!

This virtual event will be hosted on LunchPool.


Participating companies include:

  • Alt Route Meals | Hope Westall
  • Aught Entrepreneurs| Erika Biddix
  • Breedwise | Kendrick Smith + Paul Hassell
  • Poze | Ian Ratner
  • Primeaux | John Phillips
  • RepMe | Rafael Darosci Henrique
  • Sleepy Owl Co. | Mekal Smith
  • Unbound Water | Sam Evans

We would like to give a special thanks to our presenting sponsor, CGI.

About CGI:

Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. They are insights-driven and outcome-based to help accelerate returns on IT and business investments.

In all they do, their goal is to build trusted relationships through client proximity, providing industry and technology expertise to help meet the needs of your customers and citizens.

To find out more about CGI, you can visit their website.

About Three Roots Capital:

Three Roots Capital is an innovative finance company that goes well beyond providing capital. We help companies prepare to raise capital, assist them in operating more productively and efficiently, and connect them to large networks of investors and service providers.

Visit their website for more information.

About Innov865 Week:

Innov865 Week is a weeklong celebration of Knoxville’s entrepreneurial spirit that brings together startups, entrepreneurs, makers, investors, business leaders, students, and community leaders from across East Tennessee for a week of educational panels, pitch competitions, investor roundtables, and social events.

For more information about Innov865, and a calendar of other events, visit their website.


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