Bunker Labs Knoxville: Venture Capital – Is it Right for Your Business?

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Bunker Labs Knoxville: Venture Capital – Is it Right for Your Business?
Events Details
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Date

17 October 2019

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Time

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Venue

Next Level Brewery

There are many different ways to fund a business.


  • Grady Vanderhoofven

    Grady Vanderhoofven

    Three Roots Capital Founder and Chief Executive Officer

  • Ken Woody

    Ken Woody

    Innova Memphis President


If you do not have your own money to fund the entire business, or even just a portion of it, venture capital is a great option to consider.

This event is part of Bunker Brews, a monthly meetup where the Bunker Labs community, including veterans, military spouses, and civilians, comes together to network with subject matter experts, investors, thought leaders, and more in an environment focused on growth and development.

This event is for you if…

1. You’re interested in meeting more like-minded, action-oriented entrepreneurs in a fun, casual setting.

2. You’re interested in getting involved in the local entrepreneur community.

3. You’d like to learn more about companies being created by veterans in our community

Speaker Spotlight

Ken Woody – President, Innova Memphis

Ken has managed sales, marketing and operations for multi-billion dollar global businesses, including GE, J&J, and Smith and Nephew Orthopedics. He has experience in the IT, medical device, healthcare services, orthopedic and spine fields. Ken has consulted and coached small entrepreneurial companies to grow and refine their commercial approach. Specialties: Mergers and acquisitions, six sigma quality control, management.

Grady Vanderhoofven – Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Three Roots Capital

Grady is an experienced executive and entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in venture capital and private equity, including debt and equity investing along a continuum of capital ranging from start-ups to later-stage companies.  He is a strong business development professional, skilled in business planning, investor relations, entrepreneurship, venture capital and corporate governance.  Grady has more than 20 years of experience as a founder, investor, adviser and board member, working directly with dozens of companies in predominantly low-income and/or rural areas of the southeastern United States, including central and southern Appalachia.

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