Caffeinate Your Community

Interested in bringing 1 Million Cups to your community?

Perks of being an organizer for 1 Million Cups:

  • Engage with local startups
  • Connection to an entrepreneurial global network
  • Acquisition of the 1 Million Cups Organizer Playbook
  • Attend Organizer Summits
  • Coaching of 1 Million Cups startup presentations
  • Personal brand and business knowledge growth
  • Connecting entrepreneurs with the broader community
  • Acquire skills in the management of digital resources (website, mobile application, social media tools)

Attend

To get a feel for the roles organizers play during 1MC events, it's highly recommended that you attend a 1 Million Cups event. If there isn't an event close to you, many communities offer Livestreaming.


Build

Teams

Who to Look for:

  • 7-10 community members ranging from entrepreneurs, students, corporate, etc.
  • Diversity is key
  • Connected and engaged in the community
  • Available 3.5 hours a week (minimum)
  • Personable, motivated, passionate, awesome


Venue

What to Look for:

  • Location, location, location - should be easy to find
  • Space that is neutral and inclusive
  • Easy and free parking


A/V Equipment

What is Needed:

  • Ability to record events
  • Technology to Livestream (optional)

Coffee

Where to Look:

  • Locally owned and operated is preferred

Presenters

Who to Look for:

  • Companies < 5 years old
  • All industries welcome
  • Engaging speakers with interesting stories