Regional start-ups, established businesses, and other entrepreneurs will be gathering in Knoxville, Tenn., next month to compete for venture capital.

The two-day Tennessee Valley Venture Forum will give new and established companies a chance to present business plans to regional several venture-capital firms, organizers said. Other activities include a reception at the Tennessee Theatre and a program on clean technology led by industry leaders.

The forum will take place Sept. 26-27 at the Knoxville Convention Center. For more information, visit

Published on: Aug 2, 2007