This Week in Entrepreneurship – 11/29/17

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From a food cart to a food truck to a brick and mortar location serving up hot dogs, burgers and more, Bo Gonzalez and Bravas has experienced impressive growth in the Fort Wayne community since 2011. We caught up with one of the city’s most successful young restaurateurs in today’s entrepreneurship spotlight. (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.

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.

November 15th’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


SCORE – Intellectual Property Workshop – Grace College

Wednesday, November 29

3:30 PM

First Fridays at IWU Fort Wayne

Friday, December 1

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

WEOC Workshop – Funding Your Business – Sessions 1 & 2

Thursday, December 7

Thursday, December 14

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Greater Fort Wayne Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Membership & Networking Meeting

Thursday, December 7

5:30 PM – 8:00 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

SCORE – Finding the Money Workshop

Tuesday, December 19

5:00 PM


There are still open slots for the next cohort of the Compass entrepreneurship coaching program, which starts on December 2. Email Steve Franks at for more details. See archived news release from Start Fort Wayne.


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

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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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