|Greenhouse for Entrepreneurs
Thursday January 15, 2015 : 06:30 PM – 08:00 PMTEMP SITE MEETING ROOM
|Join our networking group of aspiring entrepreneurs and successful business owners.If you have an idea for a start-up or a small business, you are welcome to attend the meetings. Lori Allen, Program Manager at the Center for Women and Enterprise, will tell us about the resources available at CWE. Two Shrewsbury-based entrepreneurs will also share tips and advice.
In partnership with Krosslink.org, the Shrewsbury Library will be holding monthly meetings where budding entrepreneurs can share their ideas, gain insights from experts and brainstorm with other participants.
What: Bar Stool Pitch Sessions with local entrepreneurs
Where: Shrewsbury Public Library, 214 Lake Street
Date: Thursday, Dec 11th
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00pm
All entrepreneurs are welcome
Networking, pizza, soda
Bar-stool pitch session with two local entrepreneurs
CEO and co-founder of Rabble, a startup dedicated to empowering libraries to support and sustain their local creative communities.
Founder of Filtergrade, a unique shop selling post-processing tools and digital resources to photographers and other creative people
Come and join in and lend your feedback to the group
Details: The next meeting of the Entrepreneur Group at the Shrewsbury Public Library will be held on Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. There will be an opportunity to network at the beginning of the meeting and then two entrepreneurs will be making short pitch sessions to explain their ideas for their businesses , discuss and share their success stories and their challenges. All budding and current entrepreneurs are invited to attend.
Refreshments will be provided.
For more information: call the library at 508-841-8531
Or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT: Krosslink’s Greenhouse Open Session: A free in-library incubator program
WHERE: Shrewsbury Public Library, 214 Lake Street Shrewsbury, MA 01545
WHEN: Thursday November 13, 2014 – 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM
Panel Session: Success stories from 3 local entrepreneurs.
Shrewsbury Public Library is breaking new ground with plans to open the first ever FREE in-library start-up incubator, aimed at supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs as they jump-start their companies. In partnership with Krosslink.org, a volunteer driven organization created and supported by a group of entrepreneurs and business leaders who have successfully launched and built companies of their own, Shrewsbury Public Library will lead the charge in Krosslink’s mission to enlist 10,000 public libraries across the country to become partners in the incubator program by 2025.
The partnership will provide a “start-up shell” for local resident entrepreneurs to hatch their ideas, hold meetings and network with other entrepreneurs – with no strings attached. The library will be launching the program with an introductory session where successful entrepreneurs will share their stories about how they started their companies.
A drop-in program. All budding entrepreneurs are welcome.
The agenda for the meeting is:
6:30 – 7:00 Networking and Refreshments
7:00 – 7:10 Krosslink Introductions: Venkat Kolluri, Bjorn Anderson, Vijay Moorthy, Jason Viehland
7:10 – 8:00 Panel Session: Success stories from 3 local entrepreneurs.
Dean Dorazio – CEO and founder of Wakefly, an online marketing company founded in 2002 to help businesses transform their online presence;
Melissa Cole – Owner of Little Beginnings Preschool;
Matthew Travis – Owner and Head Coach of Athletic Revolution Metro West located in Southborough.
8-8:30 Q & A and Networking
Location: Library meeting room.
Incubator for Entrepreneurs
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:30 PM
|The Westborough Public Library, in collaboration with the Shrewsbury Public Library and Krosslink invite you to attend an informational session on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westborough Library and/or Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Shrewsbury Library, to explore the Free in-library start-up incubator project that the libraries are participating in which is aimed at supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs as they jump start their companies.Krosslink.org, a non-profit foundation created and supported by a group of entrepreneurs and business leaders who have successfully launched and built companies of their own, is enlisting public libraries to become partners in the incubator for entrepreneurs program. The library would help nurture and foster local entrepreneurship by serving as a hub where budding entrepreneurs could gather to discuss ideas, network, and work on their own projects.At this introductory session, several successful entrepreneurs will share their stories about how they started their companies, a representative from Krosslink will talk about their vision for collaboration between public libraries and entrepreneurs, and the library will enlist input from attendees as to how the library can foster that collaboration.Refreshments will be served at this introductory session. Please call the Westborough Library at 508-366-3050 to register for this exciting venture on October 15th!|