This Week in Entrepreneurship – 10/24/17
Oct24

This Week in Entrepreneurship – 10/24/17

Robert Johnson of Crossroads Kombucha – Entrepreneurship Spotlight Q&A It started with a creative spark after trying kombucha tea. Robert Johnson has always been creative with a few Amazon best-selling books already under his belt. After trying to shake a soda habit, Johnson found this bubbly drink and decided to start-up something new in northeast Indiana. We caught up with Johnson to ask him all about this beverage and his growing business, Crossroads Kombucha, which is expanding in the coming months into a new space in Fort Wayne. (Read more here) 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. Atrium Celebrates One Year of Coworking Start Fort Wayne’s Atrium coworking space celebrated its first anniversary on Thursday, October 19. This hub of entrepreneurship also announced $90,000 in support from local organizations and awarded local entrepreneurship coach Steve Franks the first Steve Franks Award for Entrepreneurial Effectiveness.  (Read more here) Last Week at 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne 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 information and to learn about more area entrepreneurs. Last week’s presenter was Thomas Eggleston of M25 Group. Notes from Around the Region Upcoming Events 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne Recurs Weekly on Most Wednesdays The presenter for Wednesday, October 25 is TBD. Check back on the 1MC Facebook page to see if there will be a presenter this week. 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM SCORE Chapter 50 Intro to Business Workshop – Angola Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:00 PM SCORE Chapter 50 Lean Canvas/Business Idea Evaluation Workshop – Warsaw Wednesday, October 25, 2017 3:00 PM October Women’s Economic Opportunity Center (WEOC) Wind-Down Wednesday, October 25, 2017 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Lunch & Workshop: Legal Help for Startups and Business Owners Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Attorney One-On-One Consultation Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Business Start-Up 101 Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Social Media & Marketing Breakfast Fort Wayne Tuesday, October 31, 2017 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Announcements Submit Your Entrepreneurship Events and Announcements Do you have an event coming up? Submit your details to our Living Fort Wayne calendar here. All...

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This Week in Entrepreneurship – 10/17/17
Oct17

This Week in Entrepreneurship – 10/17/17

  Click here for this week’s Q&A with Aaron Robles of Reactiv Social. 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 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 information and to learn about more area entrepreneurs. Last week’s presenter was Crossroads Kombucha. Notes from Around the Region Upcoming Events 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne Recurs Weekly on Most Wednesdays The presenter for Wednesday, October 18 is Thomas Eggleston of M25 Group. 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Accelerating the Growth of Greater Fort Wayne’s Startup Community  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM “Launch Your Dream: The Thrill of Entrepreneurism” with Jamal Robinson Thursday, October 19, 2017 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Get Local: Atrium Turns One Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM SCORE Chapter 50 Intro to Business Workshop – Warsaw Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:30 PM Lunch & Learn: Overcoming the Six Unique Challenges of Emerging Businesses Friday, October 20, 2017 Starting at 11:30 AM SCORE Chapter 50 Intro to Business Workshop – Angola Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:00 PM SCORE Chapter 50 Lean Canvas/Business Idea Evaluation Workshop – Warsaw Wednesday, October 25, 2017 3:00 PM Business Start-Up 101 Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Social Media & Marketing Breakfast Fort Wayne Tuesday, October 31, 2017 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Announcements Start Fort Wayne Celebrates One Year of Coworking From Start Fort Wayne New Social Innovation Microlending Program (For select Indiana college students and alumni) From Indiana Campus Compact   Submit Your Entrepreneurship Events and Announcements Do you have an event coming up? Submit your details to our Living Fort Wayne calendar here. All other announcements may be directed to...

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This Week in Entrepreneurship – 10/10/17
Oct10

This Week in Entrepreneurship – 10/10/17

Living Fort Wayne has been a supporter of local entrepreneurship in Fort Wayne since 2014. As part of our continuing efforts to curate timely information about events, resources and business owners, we are introducing our first weekly “This Week in Entrepreneurship.” If you or your organization has anything you would like to add to the next “This Week in Entrepreneurship,” please email us at info@livingfortwayne.com. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s going on in the area. 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 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 information and to learn about more area entrepreneurs. Last week’s presenter was Open Sign Productions. Notes from Around the Region Upcoming Events 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne Recurs Weekly on Most Wednesdays The presenter for Wednesday, October 11 is Crossroads Kombucha. 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Accelerating the Growth of Greater Fort Wayne’s Startup Community  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM “Launch Your Dream: The Thrill of Entrepreneurism” with Jamal Robinson Thursday, October 19, 2017 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Get Local: Atrium Turns One Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM SCORE Chapter 50 Intro to Business Workshop – Warsaw Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:30 PM Lunch & Learn: Overcoming the Six Unique Challenges of Emerging Businesses Friday, October 20, 2017 Starting at 11:30 AM Announcements Business Notes – Cat People Press Launches in Fort Wayne  From Northeast Indiana Small Business Development Center Business Notes – In Touch Salon Breaks Ground on Second Location From Northeast Indiana Small Business Development Center Business Notes – Capable Sensory Products Advances in Business Challenge From Northeast Indiana Small Business Development Center Submit Your Entrepreneurship Events and Announcements Do you have an event coming up? Submit your details to our Living Fort Wayne calendar here. All other announcements may be directed to...

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