The Eureka Loft Scottsdale is a collaborative environment in Civic Center Library. Scottsdale Public Library hosts a variety of programs in the Eureka Loft Scottsdale.
The Eureka Loft Scottsdale is free and open to the public. The area is equipped with free Wi-Fi, business networking space, a computer meeting station and access to library resources.
This six-week program developed by Arizona State University will introduce you to the nuts and bolts of starting your own venture. Join a growing community of entrepreneurs and startup professionals to support one another as you develop your new business.
Classes run from September 6 through October 11 at 6 pm.
To be successful in any city, companies need the most comprehensive and accurate data available to plan their businesses. Scottsdale is pleased to offer you complimentary use of ‘Size Up’ one of the most effective business tools currently available in the country. Here’s what ‘Size Up’ can do:
Know exactly where you stand in comparison to local and regional peers in such areas as the salaries, revenues, turnover and healthcare costs.
Map where your competitors, customers and suppliers are located. Isolate areas with many potential customers but little competition.
Choose from pre-set reports to find areas with the highest industry revenue, most underserved markets or create a custom demographic report.
Need a Grant? Scholarship, Fellowship or Award? Foundation Grants to Individuals Online is the ideal resource for students, artists, researchers and individuals looking for help. Research available grants and funding online.
in Library Use Only / Civic Center Library only
SCORE appointments held in the Eureka Loft every Tuesday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Appointments are also available at the Mustang Branch, Thursdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Please call 602-745-7250 for an appointment.
Jump-start your Start-Up this Fall by attending our 5-week course. Learn the basics to starting a business.
Week 1: Planning Your Business
Week 2: Funding Your Start-Up
Week 3: Customer and Market Research
Week 4: Legal Side of Owning a Business
Week 5: Marketing Strategies the Work
Join our Meetup Group in the Scottsdale Eureka Loft.
Stay informed about upcoming events in the Eureka Loft.
Meet, network and share ideas with other entrepreneurs.
The Scottsdale Public Library has partnered with Arizona State University to create a collaborative workspace to Civic Center Library. As part of the partnership with Arizona State University, the Scottsdale Public Library will host a variety of programs in the Eureka Loft.
For more videos, visit our Small Business YouTube Channel.Small Business YouTube Channel
Small Business Resource Guide from City of Scottsdale Economic Development.
Useful Links for Entrepreneurs from the Scottsdale Public Library
Navigating Strategic Growth presentation by Liz Harvey
Small Business Tax Center from IRS.gov
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18 Books Mark Zuckerberg Thinks You Should Read
A round-up of the Facebook founder's book club picks to populate your shelves or e-reader.
Bill Gates' Booklists
What's on the list for one of the most-influential business men in the world?
Valuable Books for Each Stage of a Startup
This list aims to help founders read the most useful books at the right time for their startup.
Urban Libraries Council Award for Workforce and Economic Development
The Eureka Loft was awarded honors for innovation in workforce and economic development from the urban Libraries Council. A panel of expert judges selected Scottsdale’s Public Library from nearly 300 submissions in 10 categories that demonstrate the value and impact of public library service.
Eureka Loft’s Digital Media Lab is now open! *Geared towards entrepreneurs and small business owners, the digital media lab is a free space for those who need to shoot videos, record podcasts or create marketing materials for their business or brands.
For booking guidelines or to reserve the Lab, please email Nife Adeyemi . *Restrictions apply.
Equipment available for use in the digital media lab:
Canon T5i cameras, Sony PowerShot SX260HS cameras, green screen, teleprompter, lighting, tripods, mics, iMac, Adobe Creative Cloud, ProTools and more!
Branding Through Video
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM / Civic Center Library - Eureka Loft
Building an Online Following
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6:00 PM / Civic Center Library - Eureka Loft
Video Editing for Business (Beginners)
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM / Civic Center Library - Eureka Loft
Digital Marketing Tools for Business
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM / Civic Center Library - Eureka Loft