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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.

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.

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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 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.

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 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.

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.

online education: tips and resources for innovation and entrepreneurship educators

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We’ve compiled key learnings and best practices from educators in our community who have adjusted to the demands of online education. The post online education: tips and resources for innovation and entrepreneurship educators appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty teaching resources

how Fluid-Screen replaced the petri dish with a microchip

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Monika Weber of Fluid-Screen credits early-stage entrepreneurial support for the success of her team’s bacterial contamination diagnostic technology, which has secured over $7 million in funding, and generated over $3 million in revenue.

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

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.

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

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.

providing an entrepreneurial pathway to student innovators: a q&a with Rucha Joshi of University of California Davis

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Faculty grants recipient Rucha Joshi from University of California, Davis helps students identify an entrepreneurial pathway through scientific innovation. The post providing an entrepreneurial pathway to student innovators: a q&a with Rucha Joshi of University of California Davis appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty teaching resources

The Life-Saving Impact of Designing for Diversity

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Designing for diversity includes factors such as gender, ethnicity, economic status, and age, all of which can dramatically impact how individuals respond to biomedical technologies, treatments, and therapies. The post the life-saving impact of designing for diversity 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.

six strategies for teaching capstone design remotely

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To help biomedical engineering educators transition their coursework online, we highlight six strategies around teaching capstone design remotely. The post six strategies for teaching capstone design remotely appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty biomedical engineerings bme

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

empowering underrepresented engineering students: q&a with Noe Vargas Hernandez of University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Noe Vargas Hernandez is devoted to teaching sustainability, entrepreneurship, and design practices to underrepresented engineering students. .

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

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.

operating from optimism: honoring the heroes of innovation and entrepreneurship 

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In honor of our 25th anniversary, we're honoring the heroes of innovation and entrepreneurship working to build a better world. The post operating from optimism: honoring the heroes of innovation and entrepreneurship appeared first on VentureWell.

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

teaching students the power of innovation and courage: Q&A with John Hadjimarcou of The University of Texas at El Paso

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VentureWell Faculty Grants recipient, John Hadjimarcou from The University of Texas at El Paso encourages his students to take the risks on their innovation and entrepreneurship journey.

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. I&E Ecosystems ecosystem higher education

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.”

how collaboration can improve entrepreneurship education

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Tom Katona had been thinking quite a bit about a simple question. An assistant professor of innovation and entrepreneurship at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, The post how collaboration can improve entrepreneurship education appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty I&E Ecosystems entrepreneurial mindset

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. The post illuminating Black women engineers: unsung champions of innovation appeared first on VentureWell. Inclusive entrepreneurship STEM

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. Early Stage Innovators E-Team entrepreneurship higher education innovation startup STEM

students and industry partnering for the planet: when waste leads to good business

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More university programs are fostering industry partnerships, and giving students real-world opportunities to address environmental issues. . The post students and industry partnering for the planet: when waste leads to good business appeared first on VentureWell.

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.

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. The post weaving environmental innovation into visions of the future: q&a with taryn mead of Western Colorado University appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty teaching resources

Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

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What are the topics and challenges in I&E education that should be addressed between now and 2025? The post Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty I&E Ecosystems early stage innovator entrepreneurship education higher education open STEM teaching resources

expanding treatment possibilities for kidney failure: q&a with Sarah Lee of Relavo

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Sarah Lee of E-Team, Relavo, is designed a self-disinfecting dialysis technology for home-based kidney failure treatment. The post expanding treatment possibilities for kidney failure: q&a with Sarah Lee of Relavo appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare innovation

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

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.

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. Early Stage Innovators Entrepreneurial Mindset customer discovery entrepreneurship lean startup