Meetups are a great way to meet local entrepreneurs. Networking with local business and/or tech people can pay off big time. You'll get to learn from experienced people who know the ins and outs of the industry. There are plenty of ways to find a local meetup. Your first destination should be Google to search "your town __ meetup".
When you attend your first Meetup, here are a few things you can do to make the most out your experience:
This weeks showcased non-profit founded by John Touchstone, is Pike's Peak Professionals/Community. Pike's Peak Professionals is for all those professional, socially active, business and community minded individuals to get together and socialize meanwhile helping 'The Community' a new local non-profit.