Announcing the Founder Support Fund

GAN

I’m excited to announce the Founder Support Fund. It’s an evergreen microgrant-making fund dedicated to supporting founders’ mental and emotional health and well-being. Now, let’s support the people behind those businesses— founders.

Supporting Entrepreneurs Wherever They Are, Including Prison

TechStars

Techstars has been a longtime supporter of Defy Colorado (along with its founding organization, Defy Ventures) because we support the mission of creating second chances through entrepreneurship.

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Universal Support: ESHIP Goal 6

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Goal 6: Universal Support: Expand external stakeholder understanding of and support for ecosystem building. We asked ecosystem builders why expanding external stakeholder understanding of and support for ecosystem building is important to them. “We,

A Startup Support Guide for My Mom

GAN

While I’ve been in the startup world for over a decade now, I know my mom (and many of my friends) have no idea about all of the startup jargon we throw around, especially when it comes to the type of support startups can receive. So, I thought it might be helpful—for my mom and yours—if I put together a “startup support terminology guide.” How Those Startups Get Support Along the Way. The post A Startup Support Guide for My Mom appeared first on GAN.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Monica Moldovan: Supporting Seniors’ Entrepreneurship

Impact Hub

Supporting seniors’ entrepreneurship and providing practical solutions for people with these types of barriers is absolutely key not to leave anyone behind. Personally, I enjoy supporting community projects that improve livelihoods.

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

Venture Well

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.

How Employers Can Support Workplace Mental Health

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Managers greatly benefit from relevant training designed to support staff with mental health problems. Some people will need just a little support and guidance, while others will require significantly more attention and encouragement. Contributed by Bethany Seton.

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Supporting Latinx Entrepreneurs Means Building Relationships of Trust

CO.STARTERS

As entrepreneur support organizations seek to support Spanish speakers starting new businesses, they need to understand that engaging this community effectively and respectfully may require some new ways of thinking. “In Supporting the Latinx community demands not just trying to understand and respect their unique culture, but also recognizing that some fundamental assumptions about outreach might need to be rethought.

Unsung Heroes of Ecosystem Building: Meet the Voices Championing “Universal Support”

CO.STARTERS

ESHIP GOAL 6 | Universal Support: Expand external stakeholder understanding of and support for ecosystem building. We asked ecosystem builders why expanding external stakeholder understanding of and support for ecosystem building is important to them. “We,

Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

Many organizations fail to properly evaluate vendors during the selection process. Download ZoomInfo’s data-driven eBook for guidance on effectively assessing the vendor marketplace. After reading, you’ll gain insight into the following components:

3 critical lessons I learned while scaling RingCentral’s customer support team

TechCrunch

Shaun Spivak is the senior director of Global Customer Support at RingCentral, a global leader in communication and call center software provider. There are many things I wish I knew when starting out with my small customer support team at RingCentral, but in the end, we figured it out.

How AT&T is Supporting Small Businesses

Smart Hustle Magazine

They also support their needs through the COVID-19 crisis. So finding ways to support in any way that we can is something that we've been focused on. These are the times that ATT&T small business solutions are here to support customers.

Supporting and empowering children with autism in Nicaragua

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Before establishing this organization, I searched for support but was unable to find it. We are very honored that so many people in Nicaragua have supported us through our national walks, our Zumbatóns , raffles, and other various events. By Ana Gonzalez.

How to Support the Supporters

Source Link

Entrepreneurial service providers are on the front lines every day working to help their small business clients survive—and sometimes without the tools they need to cope with the emotional strain

3 Ways Leaders Can Support Balance in a Connected World

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Here are three ways technology and work-life balance can operate in tandem to support employees: 1. The post 3 Ways Leaders Can Support Balance in a Connected World appeared first on Octane Blog – The official blog of the Entrepreneurs' Organization.

Japanese startup ispace raises $46M to support planned moon missions

TechCrunch

foot-tall Hakuto-R will also be used in the second mission in 2023, to deposit a small ispace rover that will collect data to support the company’s subsequent missions to the moon.

How One Thriving Veteran Supports Women Business Owners

Smart Hustle Magazine

Smart Hustle Small Business Podcast · How One Thriving Leader Supports Women Business Owners. The post How One Thriving Veteran Supports Women Business Owners appeared first on SmartHustle.com.

The Post-Pandemic Entrepreneurial Support Organization (ESO)

INBIA

The post The Post-Pandemic Entrepreneurial Support Organization (ESO) appeared first on InBIA

SimpliFed serves up $500,000 pre-seed toward infant nutrition support

TechCrunch

Feeding babies can take many different forms, and is also an area where parents can feel less supported as they navigate this new milestone in their lives. Enter SimpliFed , an Ithaca, New York-based company providing virtual lactation and a baby feeding support platform.

Crowdsourcing, collaboration, support groups. Oh my.

Berkonomics

At the MIT Center of Collective Intelligence, professors and graduate students are wrestling with an important opportunity – and gaining ground. With new collaborative tools available for use in the cloud, people are no longer isolated in their creative endeavors.

Financial institutions can support COVID-19 crowdfunding campaigns

TechCrunch

Well-established financial institutions can lend their support in defining the policies and standard operating procedures for crowdfunding even during such a chaotic time as the COVID-19 pandemic. Scott Purcell. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

Can your startup support a research-based workflow?

TechCrunch

Can early-stage companies support a research-based workflow? João Graça. Contributor. Share on Twitter. João Graça is CTO and co-founder of Unbabel , an AI-powered language operations platform that enables any agent to communicate in any language.

Why I support Chris Quinn

This is going to be BIG.

She came to a Startup Weekend and gave a speech about how New York wasn''t doing such a great job supporting tech entrepreneurship. Her support made the Brooklyn Tech Triangle study possible and I''m always getting questions from her team about making sure their policies are keeping the fast growing tech sector in mind. But her effort and responsiveness in the tech sector isn''t why I''m supporting Chris. I first met Chris Quinn in person three years ago.

4 Ways to Support Early-Stage Innovators Beyond the Classroom

Venture Well

In this article, we explore the types of support early-stage innovators need most, and highlight tools to assess the impact of resources. The post 4 Ways to Support Early-Stage Innovators Beyond the Classroom appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators early stage innovator I&E Ecosystems

The New Economy Starts with Support to Underserved Communities

Impact Hub

The focus is on providing personalized support to underserved communities. For this first cohort, the program supported 20 ventures, 70% of whom completed the program, 50% were women, 45% refugees, and 55% were non-EU-migrants. New Roots.

Founders Share Stories and Encouragement on Mental Wellness

GAN

Over the past few months, the GAN Community came together to support startup founders who have been deeply impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. And if you or your organization would like to support the next round of founders, go here. . It’s time for some inspiring stories!

Black Innovation Alliance, Village Capital team up to support founders of color

TechCrunch

Black Innovation Alliance and Village Capital today announced Resource, a national initiative aimed at boosting the efforts of entrepreneur support organizations (ESOs) led by, and focused on, founders of color. They receive very little support and very little funding,” she said. “It’s

Partnering with CodePath and ColorStack to support future technical founders

Y Combinator

ColorStack increases Black, Latinx, and Native American enrollment, retention, and success in CS programs through community building, academic support, and professional development. YC was founded around the idea that technologists should be at the center of tech innovation.

WoodSpoon’s food delivery service cooks up support for home chefs with $14M round

TechCrunch

Though WoodSpoon’s concept is not new, he felt its approach was the complete package of user experience on the customer side, the ease of searching the marketplace by chef or cuisine and support for the chef in terms of providing packaging and logistics management.

Online learning platform CLASS101 bags $26M Series B to support growth

TechCrunch

We will keep supporting creators to monetize their talents and we will also allow creators to expand their revenue streams by selling their goods, digital files and more products via our platform,” Ko said. Everything is switching from offline to online mode, spurred by the pandemic, and that also has turned around things for the creative economy.

Startup money needed to support entrepreneurs

Innovation 2 Enterprise

From the Love’s Cup collegiate business plan competition, through the R&D funding from OCAST, to the venture services provided by i2E, Oklahoma supports and encourages entrepreneurs. Instead of investing more resources or even keeping our effort constant, the state has actually disinvested in the state’s support of this critical area. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © 2019, The Oklahoman. When Gov.

Support from Dell for Small Business: Uplifting Your People & Maximizing Resources

Smart Hustle Magazine

Erik said he and his team, as well as other departments, have been working very long days — sometimes even weekends — but he feels blessed to be doing work that is supporting and helping people and their businesses.

Insight launches a customizable iOS browser with support for extensions

TechCrunch

A new startup called Insight is bringing web browser extensions to the iPhone, with the goal of delivering a better web browsing experience by blocking ads and trackers, flagging fake reviews on Amazon, offering SEO-free search experiences, or even calling out media bias and misinformation, among other things.

Marco Financial raises $82M in debt, equity seed round to support small Latin American exporters

TechCrunch

Small and medium-sized businesses in Latin America can find it difficult to get the funds they need to export their goods to the United States.

Revolution Companies Offering Resources and Support during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Revolution

In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, it has been encouraging to see businesses and individuals around the world step up and support affected communities. Are you working at a daycare or supporting students at home due to closures? Through FreightWaves’s own TV channel, news site, podcasts, and satellite radio station, truck drivers and logistics professionals can obtain clarity on truck stop closings, alternatives for cleaning and eating while on the road, and community support.

OURCROWD SUPPORTS UKRAINIAN ISRAELI INNOVATION SUMMIT 2020

OurCrowd

The post OURCROWD SUPPORTS UKRAINIAN ISRAELI INNOVATION SUMMIT 2020 appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.