If every startup founder were already independently wealthy, then we wouldn’t need articles like this. But, the reality is that most people are not able to drop everything and go all in on a new venture. In my most recent Medium article, I talk about how a side gig can be a practical stepping stone to your big all in vision.
Many startup entrepreneurs have read the Silicon Valley stories about founders who raise hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars from super angels or early stage venture capitalists. Some see that as THE path for funding their startup, even though their business isn’t right for that type of funding.
1 Million Cups Fort Wayne has now joined the over 70 cities that host 1 Million Cups every Wednesday morning. The program was established by the Kauffman Foundation to encourage entrepreneurs to meet and learn from one another. In Fort Wayne, 1MC meets at Sweetwater Sound [meet at the Crescendo Cafe] every Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
Start Fort Wayne has established itself as the go-to hub for entrepreneurs and tech in the city and region. Want to know what is going on? Want to connect with any of the organizations promoting entrepreneurship in the area? Check out the SFW website, get on their distribution list, and follow their Facebook page.