Common Grounds – Coffee + Connections + Storytelling

Today’s Story – ACE3 Yasser Alhenawi, PhD / Jeff Bone, Old National Bank The mission of ACE3 is to support the launch and growth of minority- and women-owned business enterprises in the Evansville area while developing UE students through a real-world application of the concepts and skills taught in UE’s Schroeder School of Business. The program uses three components: MicroLoans, Executive Mentors and UE Coursework.

Common Grounds is a weekly event focused on bringing innovative people together for a superb cup of local coffee and a 5 minute story about some of the great innovation, entrepreneurship or simply cool things happening in our community.

Our goal is for you to leave Common Grounds excited by the people you just met and anxious to repeat the story you just heard.

Event Format:

7:30 a.m. – Door Open, get your cup of Evansville Coffee Company coffee

8:00 a.m. – 5 minute or less story highlighting something innovative, entrepreneurial or simply positive happening in our community.

8:30 a.m. – Party’s over – but we won’t kick you out.

You are welcome to come and go at any time

Great Coffee, Great People and Great Stories about Evansville Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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Special thanks to Tim Piazza and Evansville Coffee Company AND The Arts Council of Southwest Indiana.