Students in the Knoxville Chamber’s third Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) took part in an investor panel on March 27, in which they pitched their business concepts to a panel of three local investors.
After 48 intense hours of refining and developing their “big ideas” for the business start-up competition, a winner of What’s the Big Idea (WTBI) 48-Hour Launch was crowned from a group of six finalists.
The annual Endeavor Summit returns on Sept. 15 to take over three major venues along Depot Avenue in the Old City. Planned by a committee of young professional volunteers, the one-day experience is produced by the Knoxville Chamber and empowers the region’s emerging leaders to evolve their personal brand and elevate the community through collective development opportunities.