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The Village of Mount Prospect is teaming up with the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce, the IL Small Business Development Center, Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association and the Mount Prospect Public Library to help new businesses get established by providing a package of innovative economic development resources. The Entrepreneur's Café is a free presentation and open discussion designed to guide new and prospective businesses down the path of success.

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Join us for the next Entrepreneur's Cafe series:

A showing of the Magnolia Pictures film
Wednesday, March 25
Mount Prospect Public Library, Meeting Room A
Doors open at 6:30 PM, showing starts at 7 PM

Click here to RSVP to this FREE event!

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"In this candid, in-depth interview with the late visionary filmed in 1995, Steve Jobs discusses at length his early days, career battles, and vision for the future." [Magnoila Pictures]
Special thanks to John Gau of John Gau Productions for allowing the showing of his film.

There will be time for discussion and networking at the conclusion of the film. If you have any questions, contact Nellie Beckner at 847/818-5312 or Joe Collier at 847/253-5675.


Interested in business workshops? From finances to social media, there's a topic for all entrepreneurs. Check out these upcoming events from Entrepreneur's Café partners:

Upcoming Workshops presented by SCORE Chicago
Upcoming Workshops presented by the Small Business Development Center at Harper College



Entrepreneur's Café November 10, 2014 - Business Resource Databases. Thanks to Joe Collier of the Mount Prospect Public Library for the informative presentation on the variety of databases available to small business owners. If you'd like to know how the MPPL can help you find business-related data, the library offers Reference By Appointment services at no charge. Click here for more information.

Entrepreneur's Café September 8, 2014 - Taking the Next Step In Entrepreneurship. Presentation
Supporting Materials: The Plan: Step by Step Business Workbook and Starting Your Business in Illinois (Handbook), both provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. These detailed handbooks are informative to all prospective and new small business owners.

Best Books for Home-Based Businesses - Presented by the Mount Prospect Public Library

Entrepreneur's Café February 27, 2014 - Cash Flow and Financing
Understand the importance of monitoring cash flow for your small business. Includes advice on what to expect when asking for financing. Supporting documents: Cash Flow Worksheet and a Financial Statement Example. Guest speaker, Mark Lieberman of SCORE Chicago.


Mount Prospect Public Library
Small Business Development Center at Harper College
Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce
Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association

Tools to help ensure your success in Mount Prospect - education, mentoring, marketing opportunities and contact with successful existing business owners - will be available to you through this program. For information regarding the Entrepreneur's Café program, contact Nellie Beckner, Long Range Planner, at 847/818-5312 or email.

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