Do you have an idea for a business? Want to win $1,000? Compete in Auburn Ideas Jam, a competition open to the public in which *multiple* $1,000 prizes will be awarded! Just register at the link below and prepare a 3 minute pitch. No slides or business plans are needed.
Beginning in August, the Office of Innovation Advancement and Commercialization, or IAC, adopted a new name: The Intellectual Property Exchange, also known as “The IP Exchange” and “IPX.” The new name is reflective of internal reorganization and an ongoing commitment to translating innovative Auburn ideas into meaningful impacts throughout the state, region and nation.
Angela Steele combined her two favorite things when founding her new business. We’ve all heard that “Dogs are a man’s best friend.” In the case of Angela Steele, her dog was her new business’ best friend! When asked where she got the idea of starting her business, she pulled out a picture, pointed at it, and said “This was my inspiration.” In the picture was her dog, Fassoh.
The Balance Sheet Lunch and Learn is the final module of a three-part financial statement series designed to teach the purpose, structure, elements, and uses of a balance sheet. Although it is a series, each workshop stands alone. So come join us whether or not you have attended other workshops! Learn from New Venture Accelerator’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Jennifer Nay.
When you’re asked for your ‘financial statements,’ what does that mean? The Statement of Cash Flows workshop will cover the three main financial statements used to report a company’s financial…
Ready to jumpstart your business? In this workshop you will receive hands-on and individual attention to help you start and/or grow your business, hear from experienced speakers, build your network and receive a certificate of completion.
A business plan is essential in strategizing for your business and for finding investment. In this workshop, we will explore why startups and existing businesses create business plans, the different types, their uses, and how they are used to raise capital. Food and beverage will be provided.
Last week, stakeholders in the entrepreneurial support community gathered to discuss ways to enrich and grow the ecosystem. “The goal of this meeting was to bring together organizations that offer some type of service to our business owners or aspiring business owners in Lee County. The primary topic was the state of entrepreneurship resources in the area,” said Ayshia Green-Calloway.
A new funding source is now available for startups, minority-owned, underserved and other local businesses looking to start and grow in the Auburn area. The Industrial Development Board of the City of Auburn, with the support and concurrence of the Auburn City Council, has worked to recruit Sabre Finance to locate a branch of its operation in Auburn, bringing a new funding option to the local business community.
The Lowder Center for Entrepreneurship and Family business is inviting students to participate in Auburn’s first Startup Weekend on Friday, April 1 - Sunday, April 3, in Horton Hardgrave Hall. During Startup Weekend, students form teams around business ideas, work throughout the weekend to validate the idea, develop a working prototype/demo and present to a panel of judges.