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Aug 20

InFlight Info Session (August 20)

If you are a startup interested in applying for the 2019 InFlight Program, this is your opportunity to join a small group of like-minded folks to hear about the program and ask your questions.

You can join in-person at the EC, or join via conference call. Call details will be shared via email the day of the info session.

The EC's InFlight program is a year-long program that leverages the EC’s full resource network of advisors, curriculum, and community to accelerate the growth and development of early-stage startup companies in Middle Tennessee from any industry.

Register here

Aug 27

EC Info Session & Tour

Interested in getting plugged into the EC?

The EC Info Session & Tour is your one-stop crash-course to learn about the EC and how you can benefit from everything we offer.

We’ll cover:

  • Membership - Get plugged into our community and learn about our CoWork/Desk space
  • Programs - Intensive and intentional support for every stage of your entrepreneurial journey
  • Navigation - Learn how to get connected to other entrepreneurial resources in Nashville
  • EC mission, history, and role in Nashville’s ecosystem

You’ll also tour the building, meet some of our team, and walk away with a couple of resources to help workshop your business idea.

The first step of your entrepreneurial journey starts here.

Register here

Aug 27

PreFlight Pitch Night! (2019 Session Two)

Join us as we celebrate the entrepreneurs graduating from PreFlight Session 2 of 2019! On the evening of August 27, entrepreneurs from the class will pitch their business concepts to a panel of judges & a live audience at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. Join us to watch the pitches, meet the entrepreneurs, & enjoy networking with other really cool people over food & drink.

Below is the agenda for the evening:

5:00-5:30: Check-in & networking 5:30-7:00: Welcome & Pitches 7:00-8:00: Networking/ Celebrating!

What is PreFlight?

PreFlight is the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s premier educational program for entrepreneur’s with idea stage startups looking to create a foundation for launching their businesses. The next PreFlight begins on September 17th!

More information at ec.co/preflight

Register here

Aug 29

Startup Panel + Nodat Business Shower

Join us for this special two part event benefitting EC InFlight team Nodat! Part One will be a panel - "Your First 100 Customers: Actionable Sales Advice for Early Stage Startups". An outstanding group of entrepreneurs and experts will share their stories and strategies of how they successfully acquired their first customers. Part Two will be a business shower - think baby shower but for businesses! This is an opportunity to learn more about Nodat, have an opportunity to ask Aireka questions, and contribute gifts and advice.

Head to the event page to see a full description of everything that will be happening!

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Sep 11

Member Lunchin': Open to the Public!

Member Lunchin' is a monthly networking lunch for EC members. This month, we're opening it to the pubic! Come network with fellow entrepreneurs and enjoy a free lunch on the EC.

Register here

Sep 12

InFlight Info Session (September 12)

If you are a startup interested in applying for the 2019 InFlight Program, this is your opportunity to join a small group of like-minded folks to hear about the program and ask your questions.

You can join in-person at the EC, or join via conference call. Call details will be shared via email the day of the info session.

The EC's InFlight program is a year-long program that leverages the EC’s full resource network of advisors, curriculum, and community to accelerate the growth and development of early-stage startup companies in Middle Tennessee from any industry.

Register here

Sep 12

EC Info Session & Tour

Interested in getting plugged into the EC?

The EC Info Session & Tour is your one-stop crash-course to learn about the EC and how you can benefit from everything we offer.

We’ll cover:

  • Membership - Get plugged into our community and learn about our CoWork/Desk space
  • Programs - Intensive and intentional support for every stage of your entrepreneurial journey
  • Navigation - Learn how to get connected to other entrepreneurial resources in Nashville
  • EC mission, history, and role in Nashville’s ecosystem

You’ll also tour the building, meet some of our team, and walk away with a couple of resources to help workshop your business idea.

The first step of your entrepreneurial journey starts here.

Register here

Sep 12

EC Workshop: Content Marketing 101

Join us on September 12 for a special EC workshop that is open to the public!

EC Workshops are an opportunity to learn from EC advisors and leaders in the community. Each workshop centers around a general startup/business topic.

Hosted by Taneisha Westbrook of IAmTheList, this workshop will cover:

  • How to build a strategy and create content that attracts potential clients
  • The basics of social media content creation
  • DIY entrepreneur tools and tricks
  • General Q&A

We hope to see you there!

Register here

Sep 16

PreFlight 2019: Session 3

PreFlight is the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s premier educational program for entrepreneurs with idea stage startups looking to create a foundation for launching their businesses and receive an expedited evaluation of your idea. The program is open to startups from all industries.

What to Expect

Curriculum: Weekly interactive classroom education delivered on Monday nights from 5:30-7:00 PM at the EC Mentoring: Unlimited access to EC advisors Events: Invitation to weekly community events Workspace: Dedicated first come work-space Mon-Thur 8a-5p and Friday 8a-4p Pitch Day: An opportunity to pitch to a panel of startup and investment experts for feedback

When Every Monday night 5:30-7pm First Class - Monday, September 16 Last Class - Monday, December 16 Pitch Night- Tuesday, January 7 from 5-8pm

The last day to register for PreFlight is September 13

  • EC CoWork and Incubate Members receive a $300 discount. Please email gradi.ellis@ec.co to receive your discount code.

  • Scholarships available at ec.co/scholarships

  • Payment plan options are available. Please email gradi.ellis@ec.co to get this set up.

Register here

Sep 17

EC Workshop: StoryBrand Workshop with 5x5 Agency

Join us a StoryBrand Workshop as Shannon Litton, President & CEO of 5by5 Agency shares the transformative principles of the StoryBrand framework that will have a direct impact on the unique needs and objectives of your organization.

The marketplace is crowded and there has never been a more urgent need for a clear message if you're going to break through the clutter.

During this impactful session, you'll get an understanding of how to position your audience as the hero of your story, a clear way to structure your messaging to get results, and tools to better empathize with what your audience need.

If you're tired of wasting money on marketing that doesn't work, or want to stop before you start, you don't want to miss this!

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Sep 19

EC Workshop: Intro to Conscious Leadership

Do you experience joy and feel aligned with the work you do most of your days? At Sunderland Coaching, they believe that this is possible when you are empowered with the skills to do so. They also believe that learning is experiential and that mastering a few simple tools can set you on a path to radically transform your personal and professional life.

This workshop will provide an introduction to The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership.

Executive Conscious Leadership Coach, Debra Sunderland, will introduce Commitments 1-6, which focus on radical responsibility, learning through curiosity, emotional intelligence, candor and creating impeccable agreements.

What is it?

This introduction is designed for leaders who:

  • want to take radical responsibility for creating the life and work they most want
  • learn the tools that will help them accomplish this

What will you learn?

  • How limiting beliefs and patterns keep us stuck.
  • How we create drama for ourselves and others.
  • How to shift to success, purpose, and ease.
  • How to make responsive vs reactive decisions.
  • How to respond with curiosity rather than blame.
  • How to empower yourself by learning from the results you don’t want.
  • How to improve culture and communication.

We hope to see you there!

Register here

Sep 24

EC Info Session & Tour

Interested in getting plugged into the EC?

The EC Info Session & Tour is your one-stop crash-course to learn about the EC and how you can benefit from everything we offer.

We’ll cover:

  • Membership - Get plugged into our community and learn about our CoWork/Desk space
  • Programs - Intensive and intentional support for every stage of your entrepreneurial journey
  • Navigation - Learn how to get connected to other entrepreneurial resources in Nashville
  • EC mission, history, and role in Nashville’s ecosystem

You’ll also tour the building, meet some of our team, and walk away with a couple of resources to help workshop your business idea.

The first step of your entrepreneurial journey starts here.

Register here