Start small. Think big. Take your business to the next level.
Now is your chance to help bring your business dreams to life. The University of Phoenix Entrepreneur Event will explore important business topics like choosing the right type of venture, how to raise funds and how to move your business forward.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to build solid business strategies and hear from community leaders, create a solid plan and network with like-minded go-getters.
Keynote Speaker - Mike Mays, Co-Founder and President of Heine Brothers' Coffee
Workshops (40 minutes)
Start, Buy or Franchise?
A successful business needs a strategy. Discover the essentials of creating a business plan and the different ways to begin your venture.
Funding Your Business
Explore the various ways to raise funds for your business, from loans to venture capital.
Mike Mays is Co-founder and President of Heine Brothers' Coffee. Mike is a Louisville native with BS Finance and JD degrees from Indiana University. After 2 years practicing law with Brown, Todd & Heyburn (currently Frost Brown Todd), Mike spent a few years in Napa, CA, where he discovered a love of specialty coffee. Mike returned to Louisville in 1993 to co-found Heine Brothers'. Today, Heine Brothers' Coffee operates 13 coffee shops and employs 210 people in Louisville, Kentucky. Mike is on the boards of The Olmsted Parks Conservancy. Louisville Public Media and Cooperative Coffees, and he was a founding board member of the Louisville Independent Business Alliance. Mike and his wife, Elizabeth, and 4 kids live in Crescent Hill.
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Florence KY Learning Center
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