Programs & Events

My Big Idea! is a 4-week school program designed to show high school students how to turn their passions and ideas into something real.

My Big Idea!

The mission of 100 Girls of Code is to achieve gender parity in STEM fields by introducing more young women to code and computer engineering at a young age. We seek to inspire more girls to pursue a future in STEM by providing young women an opportunity to create and gain confidence in what they create.

100 Girls of Code

This is our free introductory course for entrepreneurs. You bring the busiess idea; we'll help you define and refine it. We'll take you through the business model canvas, customer discovery, and lots more. 


Test It Before You Invest it is completely free and open to anyone. If your completely committed to entrepreneurship (or if your just curious), this course is a perfect place to start your journey

Test It Before You Invest It

Come join us at the Biz Foundry for the All Things Web Meetup. Meet like- minded developers, programmers, web designers, and general tech enthusiasts to chat, discuss projects, and network. 

All Things Web Meetup

36|86 returns August 28, 2019!

36|86 is your chance to get insider tips and advice that will move your business forward. Hear from tech titans and serial founders who have been in your shoes, and network with the VCs and business connections you need to help you grow. Join the Southeast’s premier gathering of founders, investors and ecosystem builders!

36|86 Conference

Have a great business idea, but not sure how to get the ball rolling? Our 4-week course is here to help.

We'll teach you how to start and manage your business. Our curse is led by industry experts and entrepreneurs who understand your specific needs. Throughout the 4 weeks, they'll help you understand the legal, financial, administrative, and marketing needs of a startup.

Start Up Your Startup

Join fellow female entrepreneurs for our women-only lunch events. Hosted on the second Thursday of every month, we provide lunch and opportunities for discussion, learning, and networking.


Childcare is available through The Cookeville Children's Museum.

Ladies Lunch & Learn

Join us at Red Silo for our monthly Pitches & Pints event. The event is an open mic night for business ideas. It's also the perfect opportunity to drink some Red Silo beer (on the house) and network with other professionals and entrepreneurs from the Upper Cumberland.

Shout out to our December sponsor, SAIC!

Pitches & Pints

The Biz Foundry is adding  Free Code Camp to our monthly events lineup. The event is the last Tuesday of every month from 6PM to 8 PM.

Join of us for our July freeCodeCamp Cookeville meetup! Cohosted by The Biz Foundry and SAIC.

This month we will be using what we have learned about React’s components framework to make a fully functional landing page for a website. It can be for your personal site, a portfolio, a business, or a project you’re working on.

We look forward to seeing you there free Pizza and Beer will be served!

Sponsored by SAIC & The Biz Foundry!

Code Camp is open to everyone ages 12 and up. We do ask that you RSVP so that we can plan food and drinks for the event. 

Free Code Camp