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interdisciplinary approaches in entrepreneurship education: q&a with Laquita Blockson of Agnes Scott College

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VentureWell faculty grants recipient,Laquita Blockson of Agnes Scott College, teaches students the importance of interdisciplinary approaches in entrepreneurial ventures, with a focus on under-resourced communities.

reimagining chemical engineering education: q&a with Dr. Pedro Arce of Tennessee Tech University

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Faculty grantee, Pedro Arce, designed courses that tasked chemical engineering students with developing innovative, nature-inspired solutions to societal challenges.

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big ideas 2021: a bold path forward for innovation and entrepreneurship education

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For 25 years, VentureWell has closely supported early-stage STEM entrepreneurs who are designing groundbreaking innovations for the world’s most urgent problems. This year, we’ll be exploring four big ideas that are critical to addressing the challenges ahead.

activities for teaching innovation: game-based learning

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Game-based learning is an excellent way to boost student engagement, and an opportunity to introduce difficult course content or teach new skills. The post activities for teaching innovation: game-based learning appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty teaching resources

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Advancing Equity: Validating Multiple Pathways and Developing a Holistic Organizational Approach

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Validating multiple pathways to success and developing a holistic organizational approach are twin strategies that can help bridge participation gaps in innovation and entrepreneurship programs.

how a faculty grant transformed an academic career

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For Aileen Huang-Saad, teaching biomedical engineering (BME) through experiential learning has had a transformative impact on her students, and the university’s educational practices and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Glyscend Therapeutics: simplifying treatments for type 2 diabetes

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E-Team Glyscend Therapeutics credits early-stage support for building a foundation that allowed the team to develop a pill mimicking gastric bypass surgery that will revolutionize treatment for type 2 diabetes.

how a faculty grant changed a university

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A modest VentureWell faculty grant helped catalyze Arizona State University's innovative social entrepreneurship program, leading to more than 150 projects by some 700 students. The post how a faculty grant changed a university appeared first on VentureWell.

advancing preventive health care through biosensor technology: q&a with Noah Hill of Lura Health

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Lura Health has created biosensor technology placed on a tooth to aid in preventive health care, delivering real-time updates through a mobile app. The post advancing preventive health care through biosensor technology: q&a with Noah Hill of Lura Health appeared first on VentureWell.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

shooting for the stars: Cal Poly Pomona and NASA’s innovative approach to experiential learning

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For National Space Day (May 7), we’re spotlighting Dr. Olukemi Sawyerr and her Faculty Grant-supported work spearheading the launch of the experiential learning program, NASA-CPP.

3 strategies to cultivate comprehensive entrepreneurship ecosystems

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During our first virtualOPEN conference, we gathered expert panelists to discuss the best strategies for cultivating healthy and robust entrepreneurship ecosystems. The post 3 strategies to cultivate comprehensive entrepreneurship ecosystems appeared first on VentureWell.

innovating breast cancer treatment: q&a with Yixin Hu of Kubanda Cryotherapy

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Through developing a new breast cancer treatment, Yixin Hu, founder of E-Team, Kubanda Cryotherapy, has learned that a successful venture requires more than just a good idea. The post innovating breast cancer treatment: q&a with Yixin Hu of Kubanda Cryotherapy appeared first on VentureWell.

protecting our oceans with AI technology: q&a with Saakib Akbany of Remora

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Saakib Akbany of E-Team, Remora, developed an autonomous marine drone that uses AI technology to collect floating garbage from ports to address ocean pollution. The post protecting our oceans with AI technology: q&a with Saakib Akbany of Remora appeared first on VentureWell.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

illuminating Black women engineers: unsung champions of innovation

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For many years, Black women have helped guide the engineering field to new frontiers. In honor of Juneteenth and International Women in Engineering Day, we are celebrating Black women engineers who developed innovative breakthroughs.

What the Patent Gap Tells Us About Diversity in Innovation

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Identifying the U.S. patent gap can help dismantle barriers to invention faced by underrepresented groups and expand the country’s pool of innovators. The post what the patent gap tells us about diversity in innovation appeared first on VentureWell. Inclusive entrepreneurship intellectual property

water scarcity: Hydronomy’s invention creates water out of thin air

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To address the growing issue of water scarcity, VentureWell E-Team, Hydronomy has developed a solar-powered device that generates water from air for use in homes. The post water scarcity: Hydronomy’s invention creates water out of thin air appeared first on VentureWell.

advancing neurosurgical technology: q&a with Casey Grage of Hubly

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For Casey Grage of neurosurgical technology innovators, Hubly, entrepreneurship has taught her to master the art of difficult conversations and strategically identify skills gaps on the team.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

COVID-19 testing: four breakthrough solutions in the RADx initiative

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In celebration of National Inventors’ Day, we are highlighting four teams developing COVID-19 testing innovations through the National Health Institute's Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative.

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the six biggest challenges faced by student entrepreneurs

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We fund some of the nation’s top university students dedicating their time to inventing something new. Here are the top six challenges they typically face. The post the six biggest challenges faced by student entrepreneurs appeared first on VentureWell.

weaving environmental innovation into visions of the future: q&a with taryn mead of Western Colorado University

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Taryn Mead of Western Colorado University teaches students entrepreneurship concepts through an environmental innovation lens, helping them envision their contribution to a more sustainable future.

big ideas 2020: a vision for the future of innovation and entrepreneurship

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To kick off the new year—and new decade—we’d like to draw attention to four big ideas that will be of great importance in 2020 and in years to come. The post big ideas 2020: a vision for the future of innovation and entrepreneurship appeared first on VentureWell.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

customer interviews: tips, do?s, and don?ts

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Customer interviews help entrepreneurs discover if their idea is worth pursuing before putting a lot of time and effort into it. The post customer interviews: tips, do’s, and don’ts appeared first on VentureWell.

expanding equity in STEM innovation: showcasing female founders of color

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Innovation and entrepreneurship are fundamental drivers of economic growth.

water hardware startups: navigating the challenges and opportunities

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In honor of World Water Day 2021, we’re highlighting common obstacles that water hardware startups face, and offering advice in overcoming these challenges. The post water hardware startups: navigating the challenges and opportunities appeared first on VentureWell.

how to strengthen IP education in university ecosystems

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We identified potentially promising—and interrelated—solutions to common obstacles to comprehensive IP education. The post how to strengthen IP education in university ecosystems appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty intellectual property teaching resources

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.

advancing equity in innovation and entrepreneurship: creating inclusive spaces and building confidence

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Creating inclusive spaces and building confidence are twin strategies that can help bridge participation gaps in STEM innovation and entrepreneurship programs.

4 Strategies to Integrate Ethics into Entrepreneurship Education

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We interviewed three leaders in entrepreneurship education about several ways to teach tomorrow's entrepreneurs about ethics. The post 4 Strategies to Integrate Ethics into Entrepreneurship Education appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resources

industry and university collaboration: how partnership drives innovation

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Industry and university collaboration produces groundbreaking research and innovation that solves complex problems, drives economic growth, and creates a more skilled workforce. The post industry and university collaboration: how partnership drives innovation appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty I&E Ecosystems entrepreneurial mindset National Science Foundation

Vail Horton of Keen Healthcare: rejecting the limits of disability

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For Vail Horton of Keen Mobility, innovation and entrepreneurship changed the trajectory of his professional and personal life. The post Vail Horton of Keen Healthcare: rejecting the limits of disability appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators Inclusive entrepreneurship E-Team

What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.

moving design and innovation courses online: emphasize empathy and objectives

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When moving your innovation courses online, it's important to focus on objectives and how best to academically and emotionally support your students. . The post moving design and innovation courses online: emphasize empathy and objectives appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty teaching resources