Education

Books Come Alive: ACPL Personifies Diversity With The Human Library

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Books Come Alive: ACPL Personifies Diversity With The Human Library

  The old adage “a book comes to life” will certainly ring true on August the 4th at the Allen County Public Library. Members of the community will have a chance to meet human “books” on display, as they each share their unique journeys. The event will bring together a diverse and collective group of people from different walks of life to inspire in-depth dialogue and conversation in a welcoming, intentional and inspiring atmosphere. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday August 4th, The Human Library will host more than 30 human books from our local community available to “loan out” for conversations and inquiries. There will also be panel discussions available for those who might not be as comfortable with checking out an individual “book”. Come out and be a part of Fort Wayne’s first Human Library and emerge a more informed, well-read citizen of Fort...

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Taking Flight at Sweet Aviation

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Taking Flight at Sweet Aviation

Interview with Joel Pierce, Sweet Aviation (Video)  1955 North American T-28 Trojan 1945 North American AT-6 Texan Helicopter and Airplane Rides for All...

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Build Your Career HERE: Online Education

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Build Your Career HERE: Online Education

Education doesn’t always end after high school or even college. Even though life often takes us by the hand and drags us in directions we don’t expect, we have control over bettering ourselves for the sake of our career and personal development.  One way you can do this is through online education. Online education is great for working parents, seasoned professionals, and anyone that is just looking to keep their mind active. If you are in northeast Indiana, you have a variety of local colleges and universities that can guide you to your career and education goals. Whether you are looking into finally get that diploma or going for an advanced degree, these local institutions offer various programs that can help anyone take the next step in bettering their career. While I don’t have the time or space to cover every local college or university, here are a few that are developing easy to use online programs that will get you started on your higher education journey. Where to get an Online Education in Northeast Indiana? University of St. Francis USF is known for excellence in education and community involvement. It is no surprise that the degree programs available for online students are designed for busy individuals that are making the community a better place. According to the university, their online environment enables personal and professional transformation that prepares graduates for challenges in any functional area anywhere in the world. Business Nursing The purpose of the RN to BSN program is to allow licensed Registered Nurses with a diploma or Associates Degree to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree.* Education The Department of Education offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to teacher licensure in thirteen areas. At the graduate level, the department offers a totally online Master of Arts in Teaching, Transition to Teaching licensure program in secondary education, and Master of Science in Education degree in Special Education. The fully online master’s degree in Special Education offers licensure in Mild Intervention and Intense Intervention. The Education Department, in conjunction with the Psychology Department, also offers an on campus Master of Science in Education degree in School Counseling.* *Statements from university program descriptions If you are looking to apply, fill out an application today! If you want to talk to an admissions representative, you can contact a team member for more information. Indiana Tech Indiana Tech has one of the most robust online programs in the area. If you are looking for a buffet of options, they are the school to pursue. Programs heavily represented are business, criminal justice and computer science, which are all great choices if you are planning on building upon your current job skills. Indiana Tech offers degrees of all levels from A.S. to Ph.D. College of Business: Accounting, A.S. and B.S. Business Administration – Accounting, MBA Business Administration – Entrepreneurial Studies, B.S. Business Administration – Business Communications, B.S. Business Administration – Financial Services, B.S. Business Administration – Health Care Admin, B.S. Business Administration –Health Care Management, MBA Business Administration –Human Resources, B.S. and MBA Business Administration –Management Info. Systems, B.S. Business Administration –Management, A.S., B.S. and MBA Business Administration – Marketing, B.S. and MBA Global Leadership, Ph.D. Management, M.S. Organizational Leadership, B.S. and M.S. College of Arts and Sciences Child Development, B.S....

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Entrepreneurship Activities, Events, and Camps for Students / NEI Entrepreneurship Digest

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Entrepreneurship Activities, Events, and Camps for Students / NEI Entrepreneurship Digest

The Northeast Indiana Entrepreneurship Digest is a recurring series of curated posts highlighting entrepreneurship, start-ups and small businesses in the Fort Wayne area. Contact Living Fort Wayne at info@livingfortwayne.com if you have stories or information to share. Entrepreneurship Activities, Events and Camps for Students Do you have a student in your life who is interested in building up their skills to someday start their very own business? Organizations from around the area have put together several summer-only and year-round resources to help students succeed in entrepreneurship. Let’s take a look at some highlights! Lemonade Day – Northeast Indiana Lemonade Day in Northeast Indiana empowers young people to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs by enabling them to participate in a free experiential learning program where they are taught to own and operate their own lemonade stand. Date – May 19, 2018 Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana Do you remember Junior Achievement representatives visiting your classroom when you were a student in northeast Indiana? Junior Achievement (JA) continues to provide valuable resources to students from elementary school to high school. JA teaches basic business, career, workplace and economics concepts to kindergarten to 5th grade students. In addition to this, JA BizTown is a fully-simulated town where students are immersed in lessons and hands-on activities as they develop skills to participate in the economy. Junior Achievement Youth Entrepreneurship Camp This five-day summer camp is aimed at students going into grades six through eight in 2018-19. Monday-Friday, June 18-22, 2018 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM JA BizTown – 601 Noble Drive, Fort Wayne, IN Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) Student Venture Lab (SVL) Program The Student Venture Lab program by the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center guides northeast Indiana high school and college students through three phases of venture formation: Phase 1 – Product Pitch Phase 2 – Product Execution Phase 3 – Product Launch Learn more on the NIIC’s website. South Bend Code School at Start Fort Wayne The South Bend Code School has partnered with Start Fort Wayne to expose students ages 11-18 to relevant technology skills and technology-related education and career paths. Students may take the skills they develop in this code school and apply it to their future careers or to a future business venture. Purdue Fort Wayne Continuing Studies – Summer Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens In the Purdue Fort Wayne Continuing Studies Summer Entrepreneurship Camp for Teens, High school-aged participants will learn their personal work style, motivators and skill sets as they develop their business idea. Participants will be guided through the start-up process by local business innovators who are passionate about helping the next generation succeed in serving the marketplace and the community. Monday-Wednesday, June 18-20, 2018 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM IPFW Helmke Library (Monday and Tuesday) Downtown Fort Wayne (Wednesday) *Disclosure – Blog writer is an employee of Purdue University Fort Wayne and assisting on the organizing for this event. Believe in A Dream – Believe in Your Business  Believe in Your Business prepares high school students in their journey to starting and owning their own ventures. Currently BIYB is creating programming for students to explore entrepreneurship by getting hands-on experience without being required to start a business while in school. Young Entrepreneurs Meetup by Believe in Your Business This program by Believe in a Dream’s Believe in...

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This Week In Entrepreneurship – April 3, 2018

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This Week In Entrepreneurship – April 3, 2018

“This Week in Entrepreneurship” is a weekly digest of entrepreneurship and small business activities in northeast Indiana. There is a ton of activity in the area and each week we compile highlights for current and prospective small business owners from a variety of sources. Read this week’s “Entrepreneurship Spotlight” on Conntempo Boutique in our blog. Previously 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 almost every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. at Sweetwater. Visit their website for more information. Last week’s presentation was from Kristine Logan Photography. Read and Subscribe to Start Fort Wayne’s monthly newsletter Start Fort Wayne has helped entrepreneurs turn ideas into growth-oriented businesses, since 2015. Each month they compile a newsletter of entrepreneurship-related events and happenings. View April’s newsletter here and subscribe at the top left of your screen. Notes from Around the Region News Resources from our news partner, Input Fort Wayne. Input Fort Wayne (inputfortwayne.com) is a news resource that has a “mission is to ignite passion and inspire innovation in northeast Indiana by highlighting bold startups, places, projects, and ideas.” Below are select entrepreneurship and small business-related pieces from Input. New pieces on a variety of topics are being released weekly. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter to have content delivered straight to your inbox. New Content Organizations join forces to address systemic problems Better together: Cities drive economic growth with greater inclusion Regional Event Highlights 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne Network with other entrepreneurs and supporters over coffee from Fort Wayne’s Utopian Coffee on the Sweetwater campus. This event recurs weekly each Wednesday from 9-10 am, unless otherwise noted. This week’s presentation – TBD – Check their Facebook page for any updates. Founders + Coffee Location – Atrium Thursday, April 5, 2018 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Repeats Monthly on the First Thursday of the Month Art Night at Atrium Location – Atrium Friday, April 6, 2018 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM The Story Cafe Pop-up Location – Artlink Saturday, April 7, 2018 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Coders +=Beer Location – Atrium Monday, April 9, 2018 – 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Student Entrepreneurship Trade Show Location – The City Exchange Shops Thursday, April 12, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Learning Lunch Location – Atrium Friday, April 13, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Learning Lunch Seminars take place on the second Friday of every month. Fort Wayne Engage 2018 Location – Indiana Wesleyan University Fort Wayne Education and Conference Center Saturday, April 14, 2018 – 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Young Entrepreneurs Meetup – April 2018 Location – IPFW Helmke Library Saturday, April 14, 2018 – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM The NIIC Ideas@work 5th Annual Signature Event Location – Parkview Mirro Center for Research Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Keynote Speaker – Angie Hicks – “What Does It Mean to be an Entrepreneur?” Intellectual Property Workshop Location – Ivy Tech North Campus, Keith Busse Technology Center Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM National Small Business Week Sunday, April 29 – Saturday, May 5, 2018 Other events links Current Fort Wayne calendar (general events) Elevate...

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This Week In Entrepreneurship – March 26, 2018

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This Week In Entrepreneurship – March 26, 2018

“This Week in Entrepreneurship” is a weekly digest of entrepreneurship and small business activities in northeast Indiana. There is a ton of activity in the area and each week we compile highlights for current and prospective small business owners from a variety of sources. Read about this week’s “Entrepreneurship Spotlight” on Envirose LLC in our blog. Previously 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 almost every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. at Sweetwater. Visit their website for more information. Last week’s presentation was from Jenna Biggins and Envirose LLC. Notes from Around the Region News Resources from our news partner, Input Fort Wayne. Input Fort Wayne (inputfortwayne.com) is a news resource that has a “mission is to ignite passion and inspire innovation in northeast Indiana by highlighting bold startups, places, projects, and ideas.” Below are select entrepreneurship and small business-related pieces from Input. New pieces on a variety of topics are being released weekly. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter to have content delivered straight to your inbox. New Content The Resurgence of Downtown Columbia City Regional Event Highlights   Social & Marketing Breakfast Fort Wayne Location – Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, Cole Auditorium Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Repeats monthly on the last Tuesday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Business Plan Workshop Location – Ivy Tech Fort Wayne North, Keith Busse Lecture Hall, Room TC1225 Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Business Mentoring Fuels Success Location – Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, Cole Auditorium Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne Network with other entrepreneurs and supporters over coffee from Fort Wayne’s Utopian Coffee on the Sweetwater campus. This event recurs weekly each Wednesday, unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 This week’s presentation – Kristine Logan Photography Can’t make this week’s 1MC event? Follow 1MC on Facebook for a live video. Launching Your Own Business – A Sound and Proven Path Location – Northeast Indiana Small Business Development Center, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM SBIR/STTR Program for Early Stage Financing Location – Ventura Room, 1st Source Building Thursday, March 29, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Measuring Your Online Business Success Location – Ivy Tech Coliseum Campus Thursday, March 29, 2018 – 5:30 PM Founders + Coffee Location – Atrium Thursday, April 5, 2018 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Repeats Monthly on the First Thursday of the Month Coders +=Beer Location – Atrium Monday, April 9, 2018 – 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Student Entrepreneurship Trade Show Location – The City Exchange Shops Thursday, April 12, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Learning Lunch Location – Atrium Friday, April 13, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Learning Lunch Seminars take place on the second Friday of every month. The NIIC Ideas@work 5th Annual Signature Event Location – Parkview Mirro Center for Research Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Keynote Speaker – Angie Hicks – “What Does It Mean to be an Entrepreneur?” National Small Business Week Sunday, April 29 – Saturday,...

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This Week In Entrepreneurship – March 19, 2018

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This Week In Entrepreneurship – March 19, 2018

“This Week in Entrepreneurship” is a weekly digest of entrepreneurship and small business activities in northeast Indiana. There is a ton of activity in the area and each week we compile highlights for current and prospective small business owners from a variety of sources. Down the River Podcast releases another episode Down the River, a podcast about Fort Wayne entrepreneurs, influencers and motivators, premiered earlier this year. This episode features Mike Fritsch of the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC). Follow Down the River on the following platforms: Facebook – @Downtheriverpodcast Twitter – @DownTheRiverPod YouTube – Down The River Podcast iTunes – Down The River Soundcloud – Down the River Previously 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 almost every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. at Sweetwater. Visit their website for more information. Last week’s presentation was from the Linvill Center. New videos from the Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center (WEOC) Check out this new video series on YouTube from the Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center (WEOC). Getting Vulnerable and Going Strong Getting Vulnerable and Going Strong: Jay Johns More information from their website – “The Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center (WEOC), in partnership with The NIIC, serves women entrepreneurs at all stages of their venture paths. From ideation and startup through growth and expansion, WEOC was designed to understand and respond to the unique needs of women entrepreneurs. We do this through business growth coaching, training and entrepreneurial education, connectivity and access to capital. We help you define your unique pathway then provide resources and connectivity for your venture’s success using our proprietary Entrepreneurial Pathway – Assess. Discover. Do.™ If you’re ready to get started, click here to schedule a meeting with a business coach.” Notes from Around the Region News Resources from our news partner, Input Fort Wayne. Input Fort Wayne (inputfortwayne.com) is a news resource that has a “mission is to ignite passion and inspire innovation in northeast Indiana by highlighting bold startups, places, projects, and ideas.” Below are select entrepreneurship and small business-related pieces from Input. New pieces on a variety of topics are being released weekly. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter to have content delivered straight to your inbox. New Content Growing innovative employment opportunities What to expect at TEDxFortWayne Sharing a taste of northeast Indiana The spark that lit Fort Wayne’s craft brewing scene Regional Event Highlights Future Founders Meetup Location – Atrium Tuesday, March 20, 2018 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Repeats monthly on the third Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise noted. 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne Network with other entrepreneurs and supporters over coffee from Fort Wayne’s Utopian Coffee on the Sweetwater campus. This event recurs weekly each Wednesday, unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, March 21, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 This week’s presentation –Jenna Biggins, Envirose LLC Can’t make this week’s 1MC event? Follow 1MC on Facebook for a live video. Strengthening Professional Communication Skills: Workshop: Email – Write for Results Location – Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, Cole Auditorium Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Get Your Business Online Location – Ivy Tech Coliseum Campus Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 5:30 PM Social & Marketing Breakfast...

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This Week In Entrepreneurship – March 12, 2018

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This Week In Entrepreneurship – March 12, 2018

“This Week in Entrepreneurship” is a weekly digest of entrepreneurship and small business activities in northeast Indiana. There is a ton of activity in the area and each week we compile highlights for current and prospective small business owners from a variety of sources. Down the River Podcast releases another episode Down the River, a podcast about Fort Wayne entrepreneurs, influencers and motivators, premiered on earlier this month. This episode features Fort Wayne Industrial Revolution.  Follow Down the River on the following platforms: Facebook – @Downtheriverpodcast Twitter – @DownTheRiverPod YouTube – Down The River Podcast iTunes – Down The River Soundcloud – Down the River Previously 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 almost every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. at Sweetwater. Visit their website for more information. Last week’s presentation was from Cara Ley with Epiclassy. Notes from Around the Region News Resources from our news partner, Input Fort Wayne Input Fort Wayne (inputfortwayne.com) is a news resource that has a “mission is to ignite passion and inspire innovation in northeast Indiana by highlighting bold startups, places, projects, and ideas.” Below are select entrepreneurship and small business-related pieces from Input. New pieces on a variety of topics are being released weekly. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter to have content delivered straight to your inbox. New Content A Taste of Hometown Spirit Regional Event Highlights Branding for Small Business Workshop Location – Ivy Tech North, Student Life Center Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Transformational Growth Strategy Planning Session Location – Room SL149, Student Life Building, Ivy Tech North Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 5:00 PM 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne Network with other entrepreneurs and supporters over coffee from Fort Wayne’s Utopian Coffee on the Sweetwater campus. This event recurs weekly each Wednesday, unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 This week’s presentation – Pitchfest Can’t make this week’s 1MC event? Follow 1MC on Facebook for a live video. Young Entrepreneurs Meetup Location – IPFW Helmke Library Saturday, March 17, 2018 – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Repeats monthly on the second Saturday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Future Founders Meetup Location – Atrium Tuesday, March 20, 2018 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Repeats monthly on the third Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Strengthening Professional Communication Skills: Workshop: Email – Write for Results Location – Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, Cole Auditorium Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Get Your Business Online Location – Ivy Tech Coliseum Campus Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 5:30 PM Social & Marketing Breakfast Fort Wayne Location – Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, Cole Auditorium Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Repeats monthly on the last Tuesday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Business Plan Workshop Location – Ivy Tech Fort Wayne North, Keith Busse Lecture Hall, Room TC1225 Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Business Mentoring Fuels Success Location – Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, Cole Auditorium Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Launching Your Own Business – A Sound and Proven Path Location –...

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This Week in Entrepreneurship – March 5, 2018

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This Week in Entrepreneurship – March 5, 2018

Fort Wayne Soup Winner for March 2018 Rich Hoppe of Fort Wayne Indoor Skatepark won the March 1st Fort Wayne Soup event. Fort Wayne Soup is a community-minded, crowdfunding dinner – read more here. New entrepreneurship podcast releases another episode Down the River, a podcast about Fort Wayne entrepreneurs, influencers and motivators, premiered on earlier this month. This episode features one of the owners of Mr. Polymath. Follow Down the River on the following platforms: Facebook – @Downtheriverpodcast Twitter – @DownTheRiverPod YouTube – Down The River Podcast iTunes – Down The River Soundcloud – Down the River Previously 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 almost every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. at Sweetwater. Visit their website for more information. Last week’s presentation was from Rich Hoppe of Security Source Plus. Notes from Around the Region News Resources from Input Fort Wayne Input Fort Wayne (inputfortwayne.com) is a news resource that has a “mission is to ignite passion and inspire innovation in northeast Indiana by highlighting bold startups, places, projects, and ideas.” Below are select entrepreneurship and small business-related pieces from Input. New pieces on a variety of topics are being released weekly. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter to have content delivered straight to your inbox. Shared space gives entrepreneurs room to thrive Soda business sweetens downtown Huntington Upcoming Event Highlights 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne Recurs weekly on most Wednesdays (9:00 AM – 10:00 AM) Upcoming presenters: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – Cara Ley, Epiclassy – At Sweetwater Coders+=Beer Monday, March 5, 2018 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM Learning Lunch Friday, March 9 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Northeast Indiana Local Food Forum Monday, March 12, 2018 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Transformational Growth Strategy Planning Session Tuesday, March 13, 2018 5:00 PM Branding for Small Business Workshop Tuesday, March 13, 2018 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Young Entrepreneurs Meetup – March 2018 Saturday, March 17, 2018 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Strengthening Professional Communication Skills: Workshop: Email – Write for Results Thursday, March 22, 2018 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Social & Marketing Breakfast Fort Wayne Tuesday, March 27, 2018 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Business Plan Workshop Tuesday, March 27, 2018 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Business Mentoring Fuels Success Tuesday, March 27, 2018 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Launching Your Own Business – A Sound and Proven Path Wednesday, March 28, 2018 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Founders + Coffee Thursday, April 5, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Ideas@work Event Series Tuesday, April 17, 2018 National Small Business Week Sunday, April 29 – Saturday, May 5, 2018 Other events links Current Fort Wayne calendar (general events) Elevate Ventures (compilation of statewide events) Eventbrite (general business events) Fort Wayne SCORE (online and in-person events) Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (local events and webinars) Small Business Association events calendar  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 Current Fort Wayne network of calendars. All other announcements may be directed to info@livingfortwayne.com. Are you an entrepreneur or small business owner interested in participating in our...

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This Week in Entrepreneurship – February 26, 2018

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This Week in Entrepreneurship – February 26, 2018

  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. Each week there is space available right here to display your tips and advice to other small business owners in the area. Click here for a complete listing of past spotlights. New entrepreneurship podcast releases another episode Down the River, a podcast about Fort Wayne entrepreneurs, influencers and motivators, premiered on earlier this month. The third episode features Tyler Butcher and Logan Barger of Kekionga Cider Company. Follow Down the River on the following platforms: Facebook – @Downtheriverpodcast Twitter – @DownTheRiverPod Soundcloud – Down the River Previously 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 almost every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. at Sweetwater. Visit their website for more information. Last week’s presentation was from Heather Schoegler of Augustus Advisors. Notes from Around the Region News Resources from Input Fort Wayne Input Fort Wayne (inputfortwayne.com) is a news resource that has a “mission is to ignite passion and inspire innovation in northeast Indiana by highlighting bold startups, places, projects, and ideas.” Below are select entrepreneurship and small business-related pieces from Input. New pieces on a variety of topics are being released weekly. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter to have content delivered straight to your inbox. A look inside the culture of Amish entrepreneurs Growing interest in a local food network Upcoming Event Highlights 1 Million Cups Fort Wayne Recurs weekly on most Wednesdays (9:00 AM – 10:00 AM) Upcoming presenters: February 28 – Rich Hoppe, Security Source Plus – At Sweetwater Social & Marketing Breakfast Fort Wayne – What’s New and What Should We Do? Tuesday, February 27, 2018 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM How the New Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Impacts Your Small Business Tuesday, February 27, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Why Entrepreneurs Need Mentors Workshop Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Launching Your Own Business – A Sound and Proven Path Wednesday, February 28, 2018 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ESB -Encourage Small Business Symposium 2018 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM Coders+=Beer Thursday, March 5, 2018 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM Northeast Indiana Local Food Forum Monday, March 12, 2018 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Transformational Growth Strategy Planning Session Tuesday, March 13, 2018 5:00 PM Branding for Small Business Workshop Tuesday, March 13, 2018 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Young Entrepreneurs Meetup – March 2018 Saturday, March 17, 2018 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Launching Your Own Business – A Sound and Proven Path Wednesday, March 28, 2018 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Ideas@work Event Series Tuesday, April 17, 2018 National Small Business Week Sunday, April 29 – Saturday, May 5, 2018 Other events links Current Fort Wayne calendar (general events) Elevate Ventures (compilation of statewide events) Eventbrite (general business events) Fort Wayne SCORE (online and in-person events) Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (local events and webinars) Small Business Association events calendar  Submit Your Entrepreneurship Events and Announcements Do you have an event coming up? Submit your details to our Living Fort Wayne...

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