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. Governments and corporates have created immediate and helpful options to support startups and small businesses. Now, let’s support the people behind those businesses— founders. The post Announcing the Founder Support Fund appeared first on GAN.

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.

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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. The post How Employers Can Support Workplace Mental Health appeared first on Octane Blog – The official blog of the Entrepreneurs' Organization. Contributed by Bethany Seton.

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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. To gain their support and participation, we must develop a stronger narrative and a more consistent engagement strategy that communicates the value of entrepreneurship and ecosystem building in terms that resonate with more external stakeholders. Reach out if you have interest in supporting ESHIP Goal 6 and one or more of the other initiatives.

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:

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. Defy Colorado is a nonprofit organization that helps individuals with criminal histories — who they call Entrepreneurs in Training — create legal business ventures outside of prison.

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,

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.

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

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.

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. Contributed by Cory Treffiletti, global head of marketing at Cisco Webex.

The Post-Pandemic Entrepreneurial Support Organization (ESO)

INBIA

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

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. Blue Hope has since trained 250 professors from 150 schools to teach and care for autistic children — a great achievement for furthering autism support in Nicaragua. By Ana Gonzalez.

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

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.

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. Some label this “crowdsourcing,” a term used to describe one form of this new empowerment. How to use the new tools for collective intelligence.

OURCROWD SUPPORTS UKRAINIAN ISRAELI INNOVATION SUMMIT 2020

OurCrowd

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

5 Ways Student Entrepreneurs Can Maximize Support Resources

Venture Well

The post 5 Ways Student Entrepreneurs Can Maximize Support Resources appeared first on VentureWell. VentureWell Program Officer, Samer Yousif, shares his insights to help student entrepreneurs make the most of the I&E resources available to them. Early Stage Innovators competitions startup

pop-up classes: a simple, effective approach to supporting young innovators

Venture Well

The post pop-up classes: a simple, effective approach to supporting young innovators appeared first on VentureWell. We’ve compiled some of the key elements to think about as you create your pop-up classes, and outlined a variety of options to keep in mind. Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resources

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!

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.

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.

Improving cluster performance through entrepreneurial support programs

Carol Lauffer

Supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and company formation is critical for improving cluster performance. Establishing entrepreneurial support programs (ESPs) with a specific cluster focus can consistently help to encourage entrepreneurship, launch new businesses and move innovations to market in the targeted cluster. Economic developers create cluster initiatives in order to support the growth of a particular cluster, or clusters.

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.

How COVID-19 Has Changed the Way We Support Our Early-Stage Founders

Revolution

link] How COVID-19 Has Changed the Way We Support Our Early-Stage Founders was originally published in Revolution on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. Across the startup landscape, founders are struggling to address the unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Coronavirus Job Description

GAN

Not only will this help us keep our jobs, but it’s also the most helpful thing we can do to support others in this unusual time. It’s vital that we just keep moving through our to-do lists, calls, and actions we need to do every day to support clients, teams, and families. You have people in your sphere who you have the opportunity to support. Make sure you understand how they’re doing and how they need support at this time.

Should a leader support constant change?

Berkonomics

The worrying that always precedes a change. When a new CEO or manager is hired into a company, for a while lots of energy flows from the top and new ideas seem to be generated daily. It is one reason not to fear the unknown when upper level management long in place turns over, often leaving most everyone worrying over how they’ll ever do without their lost leader. Reversion to the mean: Momentum lost?

Moving Fast, Breaking Things, and the Support of Disruption

This is going to be BIG.

So, innovation supporter. A little over seven years ago, I set out to start a fund that looks to be an early and vocal supporter of those who are outside the innermost circles of the most powerful people in tech--since, by definition, New York City was beyond that circle. The investors who backed me asked me to seek out and support those who would push boundaries and question the system.

We stand ready to support you

Source Link

To this end, here is how we are going to support you: COVID-19 Support and Recovery Webinar. SourceLink Support and Technologies. All week, I have experienced flashbacks. The posts on social media, email exchanges, and Zoom meetings have been tinged with a tenor of panic, of uncertainty, and most of all, a tremor of fear. These are all emotions I vividly recall from June of 2008.

Moving Forward: Lessons Learned from Entrepreneurial Support Programs During the Crisis

INBIA

The post Moving Forward: Lessons Learned from Entrepreneurial Support Programs During the Crisis appeared first on InBIA. Blog Ecosystem News

Molotov launches free ad-supported streaming service Mango

TechCrunch

Today, the company is launching a different service, its own ad-supported on-demand streaming service — or AVOD service for short. Arguably, it could quickly become the most successful ad-supported streaming service in France.

Support for entrepreneurs is a moon shot effort

Innovation 2 Enterprise

We have learned that with support and assistance, these startups can morph into “gazelles,” and when they do the payback is huge. However, there is less support for great business ideas that may not be high-growth in the traditional sense but will allow someone to start a great company and make a good living for their family or even create generational wealth within the family. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © 2019, The Oklahoman.

How Viper Imaging Found Support to Scale a Small Business During COVID-19

Smart Hustle Magazine

Eric Day is the Senior Vice President of Small Business at Dell Technologies and got a chance to talk with us, in conjunction with Viper, about how his team is able to support small businesses during this time in a pandemic to scale for the future. If your business is in this situation, make sure to utilize technology and the right vendors who can help you grow in a smart way, supporting all your needs. Viper Imaging is a leading supplier of FLIR Thermal Imaging Cameras.

If NYC is going to be a real innovation hub, we can't have our own senators supporting SOPA/PIPA

This is going to be BIG.

” That was until I found out that New York’s own senators, Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer, appear to support these bills. This is what movie studios and the rest of the SOPA supporters need to do. It’s been a pretty popular move for New York area politicians to jump on the bandwagon of the emergence of New York tech growth—a phenomenon they largely had nothing to do with—and say they’re supportive of the community. Tweet.

Call for Input: Local Policies to Support Economic Development via Entrepreneurship

Ian Hathaway

This is a call for input for a brief survey on local policies or programs to support startup community development. The link to the survey can be found here: Local Policies to Support Economic Development via Entrepreneurship: Survey Please take the survey and share with your network!

The New Business Preservation Act and the Tradition of U.S. Federal Government Support for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

Ian Hathaway

The clearest mechanism for this support was wartime expenditures on research and development by the U.S. The SBIC program continues to this day, supporting more than 300 investment firms each year. government’s support of venture capital and entrepreneurship.