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Cincinnati Employee to Entrepreneur-POSTPONED

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Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

Cincinnati Employee to Entrepreneur-POSTPONED

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Based on the current environment and the restrictions with Covid-19, we have postponed the Cincinnati Employee to Entrepreneur Event scheduled for May 7th. Our intention is to host the event this Summer and hope to release a date soon.



Thank you. Stay healthy.




Business Ownership Frameworks to Reduce Risk

Jumping into entrepreneurship? It doesn’t have to be a leap of faith.

If you’re an experienced business professional who’s tired of the corporate world, this event is your first step to becoming your own boss. You’ll learn how to leverage your expertise and leadership skills to launch your own profitable business.

Have you wanted more autonomy, independence, pride, or meaning in your work?

Business ownership is a great way to reignite your passion for the work that you do, but everyone knows that you can’t just dive in. There’s a lot of research and learning involved in launching a new business, and most people don’t know where to begin. Starting a new business on your own can be daunting—and you will most likely come away with more questions than answers.

You may be wondering:

  • What are my options for business ownership?

  • What is the best business or business model for my experience and skill set?

  • Should I start a business from scratch, buy an existing business, or license a business?

  • How can I launch a recession-resistant business?

  • Where do I begin with financing?

  • How much money do I really need to start a new business?

  • How can I reduce my risk when starting a new business?

  • Which business models have been proven to work in my location and this economy?

Are you ready to get started?

If you’re ready to take on business ownership but aren’t sure where to begin or what the next step may be, this event is the perfect place to start. The speakers presenting at this event will include business, administrative, legal, and financial experts who will educate you on the best practices and approach to de-risking business ownership and becoming an entrepreneur as well as answering any questions you may have. You’ll leave this educational session armed with the knowledge to launch your profitable business and a support structure to help you along the way.

After this event, you will:

  • Understand the risks and benefits of various business models.

  • Gain insight into how you can leverage your personal strengths to reduce risk.

  • Learn various approaches to financing.

  • Be able to make informed choices as you build a new career—one where you are in charge.

  • Feel empowered and energized, better educated, and ready to enter the world of entrepreneurship.

  • Save time researching business models that do not give you the best odds of success.
  • Have a support group of business professionals to answer questions and provide trustworthy advice.

Invest In Yourself

Minimize your opportunity cost and de-risk business ownership. This business seminar was created to help you spend less time and money trying to “get it right” and more time focused on utilizing your strengths to ensure success. Space is limited, so register today to secure your place.

Sessions During the Event Include:

1. Registration

Please arrive 15–30 minutes before the start of the event to sign in and grab some refreshments. You’ll receive your information packet and the materials you’ll use during the event.

2. Business Ownership Frameworks

There are several frameworks to choose from when starting a business. Shoud you

  • Start-up a business.

  • Buy an existing business.

  • Purchase a business.

During this presentation, you’ll learn what they are as well as the pros and cons of each. You’ll gain valuable insight into taking full advantage of your experience and core competencies while learning how to fill in the gaps with the help of third parties.

3. Brand Spotlight

This spotlight will focus on brands seeking to grow and representatives from national and international brands will speak about risk reduction and scaling a new business. These experts, who have opened hundreds of small local businesses worldwide, will explain how they identify locations and business owners up for success.

4. Entrepreneur Panel Discussion

A panel of successful local small business owners will be front-and-center to provide insight into opening a new business and share the struggles and successes they experienced along the way. You’ll hear first-hand how these entrepreneurs got started and successfully transitioned from corporate careers to business owners while keeping risk in check.

  • P&G executive, MBA and Marketing degree, that followed her passion of helping others

  • Military veteran “Cleaning up the City” in his own unique way

  • Private Equity executive with a passion to help  

5. Using Consultants at no cost to Reduce Risk & Save Time and Money

This presentation will focus on how to leverage business consultants at no charge. These experts can provide free guidance in navigating the start of a new venture and help you understand your options in choosing a business model that is best suited for your experience and expertise.



Snacks and alchoholic refreshments will be served

Pens & notepads will be provided

Business casual attire recommended, but not required




Fueled Collective 

3825 Edwards Rd #103, Cincinnati, OH 45209




5:30 – 6:00 pm   Registration /Networking

6:00 - 6:30 pm   Welcome: Business ownership frameworks

6:30 – 6:45 pm   Financing your business

6:45 – 7:15 pm   Brand Spotlight

7:15 – 8:00 pm   Entrepreneur panel discussion

8:00 – 8:30 pm   Using consultants at no cost to reduce risk & save time/money



  • 5:30 - 6:00 pm Registration & Networking  Upon sign in you’ll receive an information packet , have the opportunity to get some refreshments and network with other like-minded businesspersons.
  • 6:00 – 6:30 pm Business ownership frameworks   You’ll learn about the various business models you can choose from, including the pros and cons of each. You’ll also gain valuable insight into taking full advantage of your experience and core competencies—and how to fill in the gaps with the help of experts.
  • 6:30 – 6:45pm Financing your business One of the nation’s top business finance firms will provide an overview of financing options. It’s vital to choose the right one(s) for you, so you “do it right the first time” and don’t have regrets.
  • 6:45 - 7:15pm Brand Overview  Business experts will present 5 proven national and international brands, covering their business models that want to expand in the region, how they’re unique, pros and cons, owner requirements, training and support offerings and other key information.
  • 7:15 – 8:00 pm Entrepreneur panel discussion   A select group of local small business owners will provide insights into becoming business owners, as well as share the struggles and successes they’ve experienced along the way. You’ll hear first-hand how they got started and successfully transitioned from their prior careers to business ownership while managing risk. There will be time for Q&A. 
  • 8:00 – 8:30 pm Using consultants at no cost to reduce risk & save time/money   Focusing on how to leverage business consultants at no charge to you, these experts will provide guidance in selecting the right business model for you and navigating the start of a new venture.




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Fueled Collective
3825 Edwards Road Suite 103
Cincinnati, Ohio 45209

Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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FranNet MidAmerica

We provide no-cost consulting, guidance, information, and networking to individuals who are interested in starting their own business through franchise ownership. We are experts in helping our clients evaluate the various types of business opportunities in their local marketplace and choosing concepts that meet their desired financial outcomes, work-life balance, investment tolerance, and personal values. Our goal is to not only help entrepreneurs' dreams of business ownership come true, but to help people make sound decisions that give them the best chance for future success.

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