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Entrepreneur In Residence

Entrepreneur In Residence

The Milwaukee Public Library Entrepreneur-in-Residence supports, mentors, and educates new entrepreneurs through mentoring hours and free workshops —building an ecosystem that develops, sustains, and grows future entrepreneurs in Milwaukee.

June-July 2024 


Milwaukee Public Library Entrepreneur-in-Residence is 
Eli Rivera. 

Eli Rivera, Co-founder/CEO at The Way Out is a justice-impacted serial entrepreneur, Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF), Google Latino Founders Fund Recipient, and Google Sales Academy Graduate.


Join Library Entrepreneur-in-Residence Eli for weekly Entrepreneurship Lab workshops. Register for one or all six!

Tuesdays, 12-2 p.m.*
Free! Registration required.
Central Library, Business Commons (2nd floor)

*Workshop registration opens on Tuesday, 5/14 at 8 a.m.

Mentoring Sessions with the Entrepreneur-in-Residence (Se habla Español)

Schedule a one-on-one mentoring session with Eli during the Entrepreneur-in-Residence Office Hours in the Business Commons (2nd Floor) of Central Library. 

  • Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 9-11 a.m.

Week 5 Mentoring Sessions scheduling is now open: 
Wednesday, July 3, and Saturday, July 6

Week 6 Mentoring Sessions scheduling is now open: 
Wednesday, July 10, and Saturday, July 13

Please limit appointments to one per week. Appointments are released on a rolling basis. Please check back often for availability. View Calendar HERE.