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August 2019

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

August 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Ferguson Library has launched a new effort to support entrepreneurs. An Entrepreneur-in-Residence is now available on a drop-in basis and by appointment to help early stage entrepreneurs conceptualize and grow their ideas into companies. Business people will also be able to get help with team formation and advice on resources such as legal and bookkeeping.The Entrepreneur-in-Residence is available on a walk-in basis on the third floor of the Main Library:Mondays  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Saturdays 3 – 5 p.m.Appointments…

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Entrepreneurial Society Presents: Federal Grants 101: Getting Started Checklist

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Serendipity Labs Stamford, 700 Canal Street
Stamford, US
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Do you have a unique idea, and need money to get started? If you are an individual or small business (0-500 employees), the federal government wants to give you money to test your concept. By attending this presentation, you will have a checklist to get started on the road to becoming a federal grant recipient. Agenda:6:00-6:30 PM: Arrival & Check-in6:30-6:40 PM: Announcements6:40-6:45 PM: Welcome (Special Guest)6:45-7:30 PM: Federal Grants 101: Getting Started Checklist7:30-8:30 PM NetworkingSpecial thanks to Serendipity Labs for…

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1 Million Cups

August 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

A monthly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Stamford. http://www.1millioncups.com/stamford

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Stamford 1 Million Cups

August 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Ferguson Library, 96 Broad Street
Stamford, CT 06901 us
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Solutions and actions for data protection: Come hear how two female founders are innovating security for data.Doors open at 7:30 am and presentations begin at 8 am. 1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. Presentations by local entrepreneurs will be held at the Ferguson Library. Coffee and networking starts…

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Free 3D Workshop: Every 2nd Weekend!

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Silver Star Diner, 210 Connecticut Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854 us
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If you want to learn 3D, I will be happy to give you a free personalized crash course. In just a few weeks you will learn all the basics of 3D modeling. Don't just think it - do it! Every 2nd Saturday afternoon we meet informally in Norwalk (or sometimes in Stamford) for a hands-on workshop using Blender and other 3D and 2D tools. Bring your laptop. Come and join us to discuss 3D modeling, animation, visual movie special effects,…

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Ferguson Library has launched a new effort to support entrepreneurs. An Entrepreneur-in-Residence is now available on a drop-in basis and by appointment to help early stage entrepreneurs conceptualize and grow their ideas into companies. Business people will also be able to get help with team formation and advice on resources such as legal and bookkeeping.The Entrepreneur-in-Residence is available on a walk-in basis on the third floor of the Main Library:Mondays  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Saturdays 3 – 5 p.m.Appointments…

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PC Gaming on Linux in 2019 – An in-depth look

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Datto Inc, 101 Merritt 7
Norwalk, CT 06851 us
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Simon Watson, a current Datto employee will lead the August topic. Is it possible that Microsoft's monopoly on PC gaming is shrinking? In this talk Simon will detail the dramatic strides taken to improve Linux gaming in the past 5 years and make the argument that Windows is no longer a hard requirement for the avid PC gamer. This talk will include a brief history of Linux gaming, hardware considerations and recommendations, overviews of drivers, kernel APIs, and user space…

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VR: Out of This World

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Ferguson Library, 96 Broad Street
Stamford, CT 06901 us
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Fifty years after humankind made its first mark on the moon, it's time to use the magic of VR to experience the wonders of space. Use the library's VR headsets to experience what it's like to leave the Earth behind. Ages 10 to adult. No registration required.

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Free 3D Workshop: Every 2nd Weekend!

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Silver Star Diner, 210 Connecticut Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854 us
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If you want to learn 3D, I will be happy to give you a free personalized crash course. In just a few weeks you will learn all the basics of 3D modeling. Don't just think it - do it! Every 2nd Saturday afternoon we meet informally in Norwalk (or sometimes in Stamford) for a hands-on workshop using Blender and other 3D and 2D tools. Bring your laptop. Come and join us to discuss 3D modeling, animation, visual movie special effects,…

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Ferguson Library has launched a new effort to support entrepreneurs. An Entrepreneur-in-Residence is now available on a drop-in basis and by appointment to help early stage entrepreneurs conceptualize and grow their ideas into companies. Business people will also be able to get help with team formation and advice on resources such as legal and bookkeeping.The Entrepreneur-in-Residence is available on a walk-in basis on the third floor of the Main Library:Mondays  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Saturdays 3 – 5 p.m.Appointments…

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