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I need a workspace/office, where do I start?

Looking to discuss the steps to purchase or lease a commercial property (office space, warehouse, etc.) after my business plan is assembled and ready to roll.

 

What am I really getting into?

Where/how can I get financing?

What benefit can having a physical store location or office give me?

How much will I really be paying per month/year?

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Things to consider when buying a business

Every entrepreneur dreams of owning their own business. If buying an existing business is an option you need to know what to look for and where to look. How do you build your team? Why do your need a team? What are you really buying when you buy a small business? Learn from other peoples experiences and the expertise of a veteran business broker.

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Maximizing the selling price and salabilty of my business

Every privately held business will sell, close or change owners at some point in its lifecycle. Understanding this from the beginning and building your business with the eventual sale in mind can be key. Do you know how to build and run your business so that it is more attractive to buyers and their advisory teams? Taking steps now can make your business easier to sell and at a higher price when it is time to sell or ...more »

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Guppy Tank

Have something like this ICT Unconference (or "Shark Tank") once a month in Wichita? Business leaders could sit down and take on (support) a Kansas idea or project? And/or commit time to help mentor great ideas. Could be done at the Wichita Chamber downtown. What a great way to help build our town and state! Only top five ideas each month.

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Storage Downtown Wichita

People are turning old buildings downtown into apartments and lofts. With no garages to speak of they need storage. Why not turn some of the old buildings that are sitting empty into storage? Start with the first floor and keep moving up until the building is full?

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Children's Playland and Eatery West Wichita

There is nothing for kids to do or place's just for kids to eat on the West side of Wichita. I want to start up a restaurant that caters to kids. I would have two to three eateries in it the same size as the eateries in airports (small). In the eatery I would also like to build a play area that can be washed automatically (think carwash) twice a day.

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Linking Entrepreneurs with Talent

How do entrepreneurs find the talent they need to create next-generation products and services? What resources do they use in trying to find IT specialists, web designers and other key talent? And how do job seekers interested in working for a start-up find these entrepreneurs?

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What does traditional brick & mortar biz have to learn/teach?

How can tech and mobile - based business learn from traditional brick & mortar entrepreneurs?

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Entrepreneurs and the Community

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Making Content Marketing Happen

Content marketing continues to gain traction with organizations that are seeking ways to build more genuine, sustainable and lasting customer relationships. By engaging with customers and prospects in two-way instead of the one-way and more intrusive marketing communications of the past, organizations are creating content today to build relationships to boost web traffic, increase leads, drive sales, and establish brand ...more »

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One Community Vision For remembrance.

No more Company retention plans, No more single Mans' agenda. I want national respect, and a push for greatness from this community. I constantly hear about the fragmented business and political plans to make the innovation culture better in Wichita, and it makes me sick. I'll be the first one to point out that were doing absolutely nothing big, except for startupwichita.com as of now. This is our opportunity to discuss, ...more »

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Connecting Bioscience Internships

Build a system for identifying & nurturing bioscience internships and connecting students with the companies who offer them. Working with academic partners in the education continuum, as well as small to large bioscience companies, BioKansas' Board of Directors asked us to develop a community-led solution that spans the entire state, as well as the broader region. BioKansas is partnering with MOBIO, BioNebraska and IowaBio ...more »

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