Vol Court - Fall 2019

Sep. 04 - Oct. 09, 2019

5:15pm - 6:15pm

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Knoxville, TN

Schedule

Vol Court includes five speaker sessions conducted by successful entrepreneurs and UT faculty and experts. Sessions are held Wednesday evenings during the fall and spring semesters. UT students, faculty, staff, alumni and local community members are welcome to attend. Participants are encouraged to attend all speaker sessions but attend at least four of the five speaker sessions to be eligible to pitch in week six. There is no application or cost to attend this series, and participants are not required to pitch in order to attend.

Our Partners

Vol Court would not be possible without the support of our partners. Many thanks to first prize partner Red Stag Fulfillment, and to our in-kind partners  UT Research FoundationPershing Yoakley and AssociatesMorehous Legal Group3 Roots CapitalInnovative Design, Inc., and Make Me Modern.

If you are interested in partnering with Vol Court with either cash prizes or services, contact Shawn Carson or call 865-974-5126.

Wednesday, Sep. 04

5:15pm - 6:15pm

Session 1: Starting and Staffing Your Company. Courtney Jones, Founder & CEO, MomSource Network

Haslam Business Building, room 402

Wednesday, Sep. 11

5:15pm - 6:15pm

Session 2: Legal Structures for Start-Ups. Haseeb Qureshi, Attorney & Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Morehous Legal Group PLLC

Haslam Business Building, room 203

Wednesday, Sep. 18

5:15pm - 6:15pm

Session 3: An Entrepreneur's Story. Mason Jones, Owner, Volunteer Traditions Inc.

Haslam Business Building, room 402

Wednesday, Sep. 25

5:15pm - 6:15pm

Session 4: Making Entrepreneurship Your First Job. Griffin Brody, Founder, Ultra 3D Technologies

Haslam Business Building, room 203

Wednesday, Oct. 02

5:15pm - 6:15pm

Session 5: Preparing Your Pitch. Meg Hutchinson, Founder & Owner, Meg Hutchinson Florals

Haslam Business Building, room 203

Wednesday, Oct. 09

5:15pm - 6:15pm

Pitch Competition

Student Union, room 169

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