This Week in Entrepreneurship – 11/21/17

Businesses can come in all different shapes and sizes. Some of them are big – some of them are small. Little did I know one of our very own committee members has a small business she is running in addition to her full-time job and volunteer work with us in YLNI’s Living Fort Wayne blog committee and with the Emerging Leaders Alliance. Check out Victoria Sarjeant and I’m Not Wining and Essential Oils in today’s post. (Read more)

Are you an entrepreneur or small business owner interested in participating in our popular “Entrepreneurship Spotlight” survey? Visit our Entrepreneurship Spotlight page for more information about how to submit your information. New Q&As will go up weekly at the top of “This Week in Entrepreneurship” as they come in. Click here for a complete listing of past spotlights.

Coming up next week – one of our city’s up-and-coming young restaurateurs. Be sure to check it out!


Last Week at 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne

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1 Million Cups is an event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Fort Wayne. The events occur every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. at Sweetwater. Check out their website for more information and to learn about more area entrepreneurs.

Last week’s guest was Dylan Belcher of Cartt.


Notes from Around the Region

Upcoming Events

1 Million Cups Fort Wayne

Recurs Weekly on Most Wednesdays

Upcoming presenters:

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Social & Marketing Breakfast Fort Wayne

Tuesday, November 28

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

SCORE Chapter 50 – What’s in a Business Plan Workshop – Angola

Tuesday, November 28

5:00 PM

SCORE – Intellectual Property Workshop – Grace College

Wednesday, November 29

3:30 PM

PowerUP – Start Fort Wayne

Friday, December 8

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

SCORE – Creditworthiness Workshop

Tuesday, December 12

5:00 PM

NE ISBDC – Launching Your Own Business: A Sound and Proven Path

Wednesday, December 13

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

NE ISBDC – Funding Options and Financial Literacy for Small Business

Monday, December 18

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Resource Spotlight

Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) YouTube Channel

New videos about last week’s Global Entrepreneurship Week and past videos from the NIIC.

Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana

JA is sharing tips and advice from entrepreneurs in northeast Indiana on their social media from their 100+ Entrepreneurs campaign. Check it out today for a little inspiration for both children and adults alike.


Submit Your Entrepreneurship Events and Announcements

Do you have an event coming up? Submit your details to our Living Fort Wayne calendar here, which is part of the new Current Fort Wayne network of calendars. All other announcements may be directed to info@livingfortwayne.com.

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Tim Zink

Author: Tim Zink

Director-at-Large of Living Fort Wayne since July 2017. Contributor to Living Fort Wayne since April 2014. @twzink

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