Supporting local entrepreneurship and building community one cup at a time! Meetings are each Wednesday morning at 9:00am at American Underground (@Blackwell).
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 160 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. Mr. Kauffman believed it was a fundamental right for anyone who had a big idea to be able to bring it to life—and we're here to fulfill that mission.
We meet every Wednesday in The Classroom at American Underground (318 Blackwell St · Durham, NC).
Parking instructions-First 2 hours FREE!
From the parking deck, walk through the interior courtyard of the ATC and enter through the Strickland Building (Cuban Revolution restaurant.) Take the spiral staircase on your left down to the lower tunnel. Walk straight ahead and the Classroom will be roughly midway down the hallway, across from the open cafe seating area.
One stop shop platform for planning milestone celebrations (birthdays, baby showers etc.) easily and quickly to create and save lifelong memories. This platform will help local businesses and vendors to maximize capacity utilization.
We are a local start up, who bootstrapped a consumer SaaS (mobile app) offering that we believe will better the human condition. I have NOT made the website live, as we have kept this in stealth mode thus far.
Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in it's growth.
The organizers are independent licensees of the 1 Million Cups trade name and are not affiliated with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation ("Kauffman"). All information, views, opinions and commentaries presented herein are those of the organizers and not those of Kauffman.