1 Million Cups

Peoria

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every Wednesday at 9am at Peoria Art Guild

203 Harrison St. Peoria, IL 61602 Get Directions

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Meet the Organizers

Eric Myers @ericmyers1855

Eric is a part of INTEGRIS Group a forward thinking engineering and product development organization that strives to bring innovation to every project that it is involved in.


INTEGRIS Group LLC

Jake Hamann @JkHmn

Jake is the President & CEO of OneFire and the Founder of StartupPeoria. Startup Peoria exists to develop, encourage and promote the tech startup community in the Central Illinois Region.


John McKee @CosmoGlove

Serial Entrepreneur, Business Owner, Patent Holder & Business Development for Prairie Technology Alliance. I am hear to support and help organize the StartUp community at 1 Million Cups Peoria, IL.
Prairie Technology Alliance

Randon Gettys @MisterRandon

Randon is Community Engagement Manager for Startup Peoria and co-founder of ClassWithoutCash.com.

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Past Presenters

Acerra Studios

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Art and Design Production Studio. We provide art services such as fine art custom portaiture, murals, along with production design, consulting, autoCAD services, and three dimensional prototype printing. We are presently working on a patent pending technology and bringing a new product to market within the next year.

Made for Freedom

madeforfreedom.com

When it comes to fashion, we enjoy our creative style - and when we encounter injustice, we desire action. Made for Freedom is part of a global movement passionately seeking a world without human trafficking. Our socially conscious customers participate in providing justice for oppressed groups of people. Made for Freedom showcases individual style through unique apparel that funds the fight against trafficking and restoration of survivors.

4TENS LLC - Basket Buddy

www.buybasketbuddy.com

Basket Buddy was created by four friends who realized that there had to be a solution to dirty shopping carts. From a bedsheet sewn together to simulate their idea, they set out to see how they could get it developed. Less than a year later, they are ready to unveil their first product, hoping that it will play in Peoria. Along the way they officially founded 4TENS as product development company to create solutions for everyday problems at the grocery store and in our lives.

THIRSTEEZE

www.thirsteeze.com

Water Bottle Company.

Madison's on the Square

www.madisonsonthesquare.com

Café, Bakery, Tea Room, Private Dinning

DSM-H is a multinational management-consulting firm founded on the principles of Operational Excellence. We work with clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to deliver high quality products and services that meet the demanding requirements of today’s marketplace. We accomplish this by using our business transformation methodology that emphasizes winning through value creation, constant innovation and continuous improvement.

Pivot is a consulting firm that helps leaders create, manage and measure plans to grow and improve their organization. We have four primary areas of focus: strategic planning, performance measurement and scorecards, process improvement and on demand CFO services

Teaching and Learning for Knowledge TALK

www.talktodorisnow.com

To encourage, advise and inspire women entrepreneurs to create jobs and capital.

Facet Technologies, Inc. and Nerds On Call

www.facettech.com www.callrnerds.com

Facet Technologies, Inc. designs, implements, and supports IT solutions that meet many organizations' demanding needs. We serve the Peoria and central Illinois region with highly trusted IT consulting and computer networking solutions for all types of businesses. Our Nerds On Call division takes care of personal and small business technology needs such as personal computing, smart phones, game consoles, home audio and home automation.

Best Version Media

www.bestversionmedia.com

Partner company started in 2007. I went to Wisconsin for two days of training and came back to Peoria to start a publication here from scratch, June of 2013. Essentially all publishers start from scratch in each area where they model their efforts after company discoveries. This is like building and owning my own TV station, patterned after other TV stations, only much better. I can do as I please with the publication as it is totally populated under my direction.

Running Central, Inc

www.runningcentral.com

Running Central is a specialty running store that aspires to be a wellness center for the community of Central Illinois. In doing so, we provide our customers a broad range of goods and services from children's shoes to adult shoes, apparel, accessories, and nutrition. Our store transcends the sale of durable products by offering our community a litany of different health and wellness clinics such as prehab-rehab, clinics, yoga classes, form techniques, and much more to help improve one's life journey!

Startup Weekend

www.startupweekend.org

Startup Weekend is part of the UP Global family of programs. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event that allows anyone to turn an idea into reality. The event starts on Friday evening when participants pitch ideas. They then form teams around the top ideas and spend the rest of the weekend validating and building their idea, aided by local mentors. On Sunday evening, teams come together and pitch their newly-launched company to a panel of judges. Startup Weekend is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. (source: https://www.googleforentrepreneurs.com/startup-communities/startup-weekend)

Hire A Housewife

www.hireahousewifepeoria.com

We bring joy to people's homes through cleaning, organizing, running errands, doing laundry, cooking meals, etc. We specialize in guilt free, judgement free cleaning that does not require the client to 'pre-clean' before we get there.

Alchemy Alternative Energy

N/A

We are a startup in Ghana, Africa that converts waste into energy.

Yolo Productions, LLC dba Central Illinois Phone Repair

www.centralillinoisphonerepair.com

we repair cracked and damaged smart devices

Coffee News of Peoria

www.coffeenewspeoria.com

Coffee News is a unique print advertising medium in that it offers exclusivity in business category at an affordable price and publishes weekly. Coffee News is filled with entertaining news, trivia, local events, and more...information that people come back to each week for their dose of fun while waiting for service at restaurants, markets, doctors offices, and many other locations. These locations have a free source of entertainment for their clients and the advertisers stay top of mind in their market.

JDraper Glass

www.jdraperglass.com

JDraper Glass is an artistic, educational & entertainment studio which provides hands on opportunities for the people of central Illinois.

Lori's Kitchen Store

www.loriskitchenstore.com

A specialty retail store specializing in all-things kitchen gadget and cookware related. Le Creuset cast iron, locally made stoneware, bakeware, grillware, KitchenAid mixers & accessories, and many of the small gadgets a kitchen needs. In addition, Lori is a culinary instructor and offers cooking classes in the evening in our show kitchen located within the store.

Callitics

www.callitics.org

a disruptive political app that gives people back the power over all levels of government.

J.K. Williams Distilling, LLC

www.jkwilliamsdistilling.com

J.K. Williams produces small-batch craft whiskey in East Peoria, Illinois. Founded by couples Jon & Kristin and Jesse & Kassi Williams, the family business was inspired by its namesake, Jon & Jesse’s great-great-grandpa. J.K. made bootleg whiskey during the Prohibition era, yet he produced only the highest-quality spirits. In addition to producing whiskey, we offer tours & tastings at our facility in East Peoria on Saturdays and Sunday as well as by appointment.

NEXMachine

www.nexmachine.com

Use the Cloud to help companies transform themselves and their relationships with their customers by focusing on three critical elements of the Cloud in the Machine: -Immediacy: Applications needs to be implemented rapidly and iteratively -Multiplicity: Companies need to think beyond the traditional ROI. You cannot monetize innovation. The Cloud makes this possible -Transformation: The Cloud makes it possible for businesses and organizations to change their relationships with their customers

ZNeff Productions + memorylounge

www.zneffproductions.com

ZNeff Productions is a marketing company specializing in video production working with fortune 500 and 50 companies. memorylounge is a mobile app companies which gathers photos and videos privately into events.

Tenant Reputations

TenantReputations.com

TenantReputations.com has structured a unique platform for landlords to grade previous tenants, Good or Bad, and share that information with the landlord community using a simple A through F grading scale. This first ever grading system will completely change the current process of screening potential tenants. It's completely FREE for those landlords who contribute their tenant’s behavior. For every tenant you grade, you get a free search token to screen a future tenant.

GiveviG

www.givevig.com

GiveviG.com [pronounced giv-ig] is focused on encouraging the community to support local businesses and non-profits. We make it easy to contribute to charities while giving customers another compelling reason to choose a “Mom and Pop Shop” over a national chain.

OneFire, Inc.

www.onefiremedia.com

OneFire is a leader in the migration of content to the post-PC era. We provide strategic consultation and management to organizations desiring to engage audiences with the immersive, interactive, rich media experience that mobile technology provides.

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The organizers are independent licensees of the 1 Million Cups trade name and are not affiliated with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (“Kauffman”) or Kauffman Laboratories for Enterprise Creation, Inc. (“Kauffman Labs”). All information, views, opinions and commentaries presented herein are those of the organizers and not those of Kauffman or Kauffman Labs.