What we're about

Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups in 2012—a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. Through the power of volunteers, 1 Million Cups has grown to more than 180 communities.

As a program of the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups works with entrepreneurs, empowering them with the tools and resources to break down barriers that stand in the way of starting and growing their businesses.

We meet in a hybrid model every Wednesday morning at 9am to hear presentations from 2 business owners. Join us!

Upcoming events (4+)

IN PERSON - 1 Million Cups NoCO: Crashgenius and The Visit Box

Needs a location

• What we'll do
1 Million Cups is a place for entrepreneurs and business owners to present to their peers in the community and receive feedback. The meeting has 2 six minute presentations from a business owner, each followed by a 15 minute Q&A from the group. We also take time every week to make community/event announcements that are relevant for those building their businesses. You can apply to present here: https://www.1millioncups.com/present

This week we have:
Sam Cannon: CrashGenius https://www.crashgenius.com/
Renee Regan, The VisitBox - coming back to 1MC https://www.thevisitbox.com/

• What to bring
A sense of curiosity, a desire to help business owners, and an open mind.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://kauffman.zoom.us/j/7148746890

IN PERSON - 1 Million Cups NoCO: Mainn & Candyce Edelen

Needs a location

• What we'll do
1 Million Cups is a place for entrepreneurs and business owners to present to their peers in the community and receive feedback. The meeting has 2 six minute presentations from a business owner, each followed by a 15 minute Q&A from the group. We also take time every week to make community/event announcements that are relevant for those building their businesses. You can apply to present here: https://www.1millioncups.com/present

This week we have:
Peter Bostwick with an update on MAINN
Candyce Edelen: leveraging LI to build your business contacts

• What to bring
A sense of curiosity, a desire to help business owners, and an open mind.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://kauffman.zoom.us/j/7148746890

IN PERSON - 1 MC NoCO: Biscuit Bay Board and Train & Mountain Fae Creations

• What we'll do
1 Million Cups is a place for entrepreneurs and business owners to present to their peers in the community and receive feedback. The meeting has 2 six minute presentations from a business owner, each followed by a 15 minute Q&A from the group. We also take time every week to make community/event announcements that are relevant for those building their businesses. You can apply to present here: https://www.1millioncups.com/present

This week we have:
Debbie Sue from UNC
Jayne Perry from Mountain Fae Creations: Http://wondersbyjayne.com

• What to bring
A sense of curiosity, a desire to help business owners, and an open mind.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://kauffman.zoom.us/j/7148746890

IN PERSON - 1 Million Cups NoCO: Wolf and Heron & Intentional Results

Needs a location

• What we'll do
1 Million Cups is a place for entrepreneurs and business owners to present to their peers in the community and receive feedback. The meeting has 2 six minute presentations from a business owner, each followed by a 15 minute Q&A from the group. We also take time every week to make community/event announcements that are relevant for those building their businesses. You can apply to present here: https://www.1millioncups.com/present

This week we have:
Stephanie Judd from Wolf and Heron
Dayle Wickizer from Intentional Results

• What to bring
A sense of curiosity, a desire to help business owners, and an open mind.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://kauffman.zoom.us/j/7148746890

Past events (637)

IN PERSON - 1 Million Cups NoCO: James Fiedler & LoCo Think Tank

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