1MC: Fueling Entrepreneurship and Igniting Connections

1MC: Fueling Entrepreneurship and Igniting Connections

By McAllen Chamber of Commerce

One Million Cups is a platform for all aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs. The monthly gathering brings brilliant minds, a foundation of inspiration and a catalyst for connections like no other.

In communities across the nation, 1MC has become the go-to destination for entrepreneurs eager to showcase their ventures, gain valuable insights and connect with a supportive network of like-minded individuals.

The premises is simple yet powerful: every second Wednesday of the month, entrepreneurs gather over a cup of coffee (or two) to present their business ideas and projects in a friendly, welcoming environment. Each presenter has just six minutes to captivate the audience with their vision, challenges, and achievements, followed by a brief Q&A session.

Founded by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneur’s network and discover solutions over a million cups of coffee.

During May’s 1MC cup event, VeggyDog, a family-owned, 100% Veteran operated business that offers high-quality dog treats made with healthy ingredients and Devstar, a platform that offers nearshore FTE Mexican software engineers to startups based in US, presented their businesses to a group.

Looking for Presenters

If you’re an entrepreneur with a burning desire to make a difference, seize this opportunity to shine at 1MC! Share your vision, leverage the collective wisdom of the crowd, and unlock new possibilities for your venture. To sign up, please contact Economic Development Specialist Erica Almazan (956) 682-2871 or email [email protected]

Not ready to present yet?

Attending 1MC can be an incredibly enriching experience. Immerse yourself in the stories of fellow entrepreneurs, ask thought-provoking questions, and soak up the entrepreneurial energy that permeates the atmosphere.

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