Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Mentoring and Entrepreneur Success

When you research the statistics regarding the importance of mentoring to entrepreneurial success, you’ll consistently find the same conclusions…it’s not only important, but even more so essential. For example, a report conducted by Kabbage Inc. states, “92 percent of small businesses agree mentors have a direct impact on the growth and the survival of their business” and more surprisingly, “89 percent of small business owners that don’t have a mentor wish they did”. So, it’s well established that having an impactful mentor is a key ingredient in the recipe for business success. But what exactly constitutes a mentorship relationship?  

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Upcoming Events



FBIA Fall Conference

Join us for Florida Business Incubation Association's Fall Conference in Daytona on September 16 for a Tour of Daytona's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Curated by Connie Garzon of thUCF Business Incubation Program



Orlando Fintech Meetup

Join other entrepreneurs, developers and professionals in Central Florida who are creating the next generation of banking and financial services. In person meetings are hosted every month at the UCF Business Incubator in downtown Orlando to learn, share, debate and celebrate all things FinTech. Whether you're launching a startup, work in the biz, or just want to learn and build your network; everybody is welcome at the Orlando FinTech.



One Million Cups

1MC takes place every Wednesday morning at our Orlando Incubator.

Sign up to talk about your business and share your accomplishments with the community!



Hybrid Event: Business Ethics 2022

StoicDan will introduce you to tools that improve leadership, motivate employees, overcome obstacles with resilience, and to have a sense of flourishing (deep happiness in life). In this one-time class, StoicDan will also apply ethics to product branding, social media use, and creating a sustainable business model.



Orlando Tech Council – tenX tonight

Focused on uniting Central Florida’s entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators, tenX tonight will highlight projects, businesses and individuals scaling the Orlando region’s tech success. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will be there to kick this historical evening off for the inaugural meeting of the best and brightest innovation and technology minds in the region.



Patents and Trademarks - Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property is a key legal component of any small business. Come learn how you can protect your ideas, symbols, names, images, designs, and creativity. The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required.



Small Business Round Table

Join Commisioner Olga Castaño at our Kissimmee Incubator to discuss business and marketing opportunities. Registration is required as space is limited.



UCF BIP Presents: Social Media Management Webinar with Wendy Taylor

Learn from online marketing expert, Wendy Taylor how to maximize your visibility and conversions with your online strategies.



UCF WEALTH Symposium at Lake Nona

Join the first annual UCF WEALTH symposium to showcase Wellness, Education, AI, and Lifestyle Technology in Health (WEALTH) innovations being developed in the budding Lake Nona Medical City.




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