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Studying the Impact of STEM Entrepreneurship Programs: The Why and How

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Penn State’s Sarah Zappe and Stephanie Cutler share research showing the positive student outcomes of STEM entrepreneurship programs, outlining critical steps for faculty to take on their entrepreneurship education journey.

Cultivating Inclusivity: How To Infuse Belonging in Your Classroom

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We’re unpacking how the innovation and entrepreneurship community can bring a sense of belonging to higher education by starting in the classroom. The post Cultivating Inclusivity: How To Infuse Belonging in Your Classroom appeared first on VentureWell.

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Celebrating Danielle Boyer, an Eco-Friendly Robotics Trailblazer

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We’re spotlighting Danielle Boyer, founder of robotics education startup The STEAM Connection and winner of our 2022 Sustainable Practice Impact Award. The post Celebrating Danielle Boyer, an Eco-Friendly Robotics Trailblazer appeared first on VentureWell.

Screw Ideas: How To Fix the Flaws of Ideation-Focused I&E

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Learn how the Screw Ideas manifesto’s radical approach to I&E education can help you redesign your curriculum. The post Screw Ideas: How To Fix the Flaws of Ideation-Focused I&E appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resources

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

how can we make innovation more inclusive?

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Underrepresented innovators share their insights and experiences on how to make innovation more inclusive, ensuring underrepresented students consider entrepreneurship as a career path. The post how can we make innovation more inclusive? appeared first on VentureWell.

turning the tide: how Beall Applied Innovation champions educational equity

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When leaders at UCI BAI discovered VentureWell’s Advancing Equity report, they used it as a blueprint to develop a DEI framework for their organization. The post turning the tide: how Beall Applied Innovation champions educational equity appeared first on VentureWell.

Top Trends for 2022: Innovation’s New Normal

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What's on the horizon for science and tech innovators? VentureWell experts track top trends for 2022. The post Top Trends for 2022: Innovation’s New Normal appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators inclusive entrepreneurship sustainable design

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.

opening the pipeline for assistive technology

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We explore ways faculty can collaborate with a university’s technology transfer office to support the commercialization of assistive technology innovation. The post opening the pipeline for assistive technology appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty healthcare innovation

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

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.

Three Lessons Young Innovators Can Learn from Theranos’ Mistakes

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Christina Tamer offers guidance on how early-stage startups can avoid making business and ethical mistakes. The post Three Lessons Young Innovators Can Learn from Theranos’ Mistakes appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare technology

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

pitch competitions: tips for success from winning teams

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Pitch competitions offer early-stage startups the opportunity to share their innovations, network with potential mentors and funders, and possibly gain access to funding and expert. The post pitch competitions: tips for success from winning teams appeared first on VentureWell.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

creating impact through collaborative design: q&a with Penny Herscovitch of ArtCenter College of Design

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VentureWell faculty grantee, Penny Herscovitch of ArtCenter College of Design guides students in understanding the full dimensions of their collaborative design impact as inventors.

5 Strategies for Startups Navigating an Uncertain Supply Chain

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Our experts offer five tips to help early-stage startups manage global supply chain disruptions. The post 5 Strategies for Startups Navigating an Uncertain Supply Chain appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators entrepreneurship supply chain

AeroShield Materials: how early-stage support helped researchers embrace entrepreneurship

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Learn how early-stage support helped E-Team AeroShield Materials shift their thinking from researchers to entrepreneurs. The post AeroShield Materials: how early-stage support helped researchers embrace entrepreneurship appeared first on VentureWell. Sustainable Innovation Early-stage innovators

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.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

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.

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

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.

how funding can kickstart student innovation on campus

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Learn how VentureWell support helped three grantees introduce students to scientific innovation to solve social and environmental challenges. The post how funding can kickstart student innovation on campus appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty entrepreneurship education higher education

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

RADx partnerships speed new COVID testing

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The RADx program has helped commercialize dozens of COVID testing technologies, using its collaborative fast-track approach to achieve in months what once took years. The post RADx partnerships speed new COVID testing appeared first on VentureWell. I&E Ecosystems healthcare innovation

how MedTech Challenge helped VaccineOnWheels roll out COVID-19 vaccines in India

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When Jignesh Patel launched his mobile vaccination service, VaccineOnWheels, the idea that it could soon help address India’s spreading COVID-19 pandemic was not part of. The post how MedTech Challenge helped VaccineOnWheels roll out COVID-19 vaccines in India appeared first on VentureWell.

systems change: strategies to engage university stakeholders for ecosystem transformation

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Systems change can help university innovation ecosystems address challenges embedded into their structural foundations and shift to more positively impactful models. The post systems change: strategies to engage university stakeholders for ecosystem transformation appeared first on VentureWell.

ten years of I-Corps: the program that changed innovation

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In the last 10 years, the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps Program has spearheaded transformational program innovation. The post ten years of I-Corps: the program that changed innovation appeared first on VentureWell. I&E Ecosystems I-Corps

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

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.

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

HandHero: how early-stage support transformed a scientist’s career

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Learn how early-stage support helped E-Team HandHero helped transform a scientist’s career trajectory. The post HandHero: how early-stage support transformed a scientist’s career appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare technology

preventing vision loss using artificial intelligence: a Q&A with TJ Falhoun of Ai-Ris

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TJ Falhoun of Ai-Ris is using artificial intelligence to help prevent vision loss in vulnerable and underresourced communities. The post preventing vision loss using artificial intelligence: a Q&A with TJ Falhoun of Ai-Ris appeared first on VentureWell.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

weaving sustainability into fashion: q&a with Lauren Choi of The New Norm

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Lauren Choi of The New Norm is protecting the environment by transforming plastic Solo cups into an innovative wearable fabric for the fashion industry. The post weaving sustainability into fashion: q&a with Lauren Choi of The New Norm appeared first on VentureWell.