019 Keys to Getting Involved in Your Startup Ecosystem for Entrepreneurs, Mentors, and Providers

When you are just starting out as an entrepreneur, finding and connecting with your local startup community can be quite challenging. It can be even more difficult when you’re new to a community – especially without a previous professional connection or familial ties. So, how does an ambitious entrepreneur start building meaningful, long-lasting connections in…

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015 How 1 Million Cups Coffee and Networking Events Help Entrepreneurs Level Up Their Business with Melody Isis Herman

Melody joins me today to share how 1 Million Cups Asheville is helping entrepreneurs and business startups connect, learn, and build confidence through presentation events. She explains the value of presenting at an event and how experts, CEOs, past entrepreneurs, and investors make guest appearances to provide value, inspiration, and education. I also spoke with…

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014 – Supportedly’s Backside with Steph and Tom

Since its foundation, Supportedly has engaged with entrepreneurs, sharing essential information that will help them on their journey via the site’s dynamic directory, blog, and podcast. Supportedly has successfully highlighted the support programs that are out there for entrepreneurs to help them start and develop businesses. Your valuable feedback helps us change the way that…

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013 – A Very Special Holiday with Steph and Tom

Christmas and New Year are the perfect time for reflection. Business owners and entrepreneurs often take time to look back at the past year. The holiday season gives entrepreneurs a rare moment when they can pause, enjoy the festivities, and spend time with family. They also spend time thinking about the successes and failures of…

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012 – Latino Business Program: Money, Connections, Advice and Mentoring for Latino Entrepreneurs with Zurilma Anuel, Latino Program Director for Carolina Small Business Development Fund

Zurilma joins me today to share how she got involved in the Latino Business Program. She explains the services and support that are available to help Latino businesses and entrepreneurs through the Carolina Small Business Development Fund as well as education and coaching. I also spoke with Lori to learn more about True Ridge Ministries,…

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011 From Idea to Market: Building Sustainable Businesses Throughout the Piedmont Triad Region with Lou Anne Flanders-Stec, Executive VP of Entrepreneurship at Greensboro Chamber of Commerce’s Launch Greensboro

Lou Anne joins me today to share the programs offered by Launch Greensboro that help entrepreneurs start and grow their business. She highlights how each program is tailored to start-ups at different stages of development, including pitch events, weekend workshops, and in-depth multi-week courses. I also spoke with Shawn to learn more about Urban Offset’s…

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010 Bringing Manufacturing and Businesses Together Through Entrepreneurial Training with Dan St. Louis Executive Director of Manufacturing Solutions Center

Dan joins me today to discuss the learning programs and support offered by the Manufacturing Solutions Center. He shares the details of the Entrepreneurs Program and highlights their Business Incubation Program. He shares how the Entrepreneurs Programs helps new entrepreneurs start and grow their manufacturing businesses and the types of entrepreneurs that can benefit the most from their…

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