Supporting Entrepreneurs Wherever They Are, Including Prison


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.

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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A Startup Support Guide for My Mom


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.

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

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Should a leader support constant change?


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.

A Coronavirus Job Description


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.

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.

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.

Where to Turn for Financial Support During a Crisis

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The application process for regular SBA loans is simpler if you are applying for US$350,000 or less and have the historical cash flow to support the payment. Written by Ami Kassar, CEO and founder of and an EO Philadelphia member.

How Extreme Adventure Racing Informs Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs' Organization

He is currently the president and CEO of Support Services of Virginia , a mid-sized company that provides Intellectual and Developmental Disability Waiver services, supports and housing in community-based integrated settings across Virginia, USA.

Innovative businesses that support local communities

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

YLAI Network members Juliana Nieva de Castillo from Tucumán, Argentina and Julio César Bueno Cruz from Cali, Colombia illustrate two forms of social innovation and community support through unique business concepts.

Ruby Virtual Support: Making Connections That Grow Businesses

Smart Hustle Magazine

Ruby is here to support businesses that need help answering the phone and being on line to answer chats in real time. The post Ruby Virtual Support: Making Connections That Grow Businesses appeared first on

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.


Ben Franklin Technology Partners

The largest early-stage investor in the region, Ben Franklin provides investment capital and business support services to emerging tech-entrepreneurs and small manufacturers located in central and northern Pennsylvania.

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.

i2E’s support continues to help Stillwater’s MaxQ Research flourish with medical packaging technology

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Scott Meacham. i2E’s connection to MaxQ Research, a Stillwater company that creates validated packaging systems for blood and other biologics, actually began with the 2012 Governor’s Cup, now the Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup, Oklahoma’s statewide collegiate business plan competition sponsored by Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores. MaxQ was one of the competing business plans. We have been working together ever since.

Doing More Together: Techstars Foundation and Western Union Foundation join forces to support underrepresented entrepreneurs


The mission of the Techstars Foundation is to support and develop underrepresented entrepreneurs in order to stimulate innovation and positive social and economic global.

Support Andrew Yang


The Democratic primary is coming into focus and it is not a pretty picture. Essentially the choice comes in two groups: incrementalists (Biden, Buttigieg, Bloomberg, Klobuchar) and socialists (Sanders, Warren).

[OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved in Health Europa] World’s First Government Supported Medical Cannabis Incubator in Israel


Leading medical cannabis researcher, Israel, will be host to the world’s first government supported cannabis technology incubator. The post [OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved in Health Europa] World’s First Government Supported Medical Cannabis Incubator in Israel appeared first on OurCrowd.

Techstars and Hyundai Card launch Network Engagement Partnership to support Korean Startups


The partnership will support startups within Hyundai Card Studio Black, a premium amenity-driven co-working space located in the Gangnam district in Seoul, to connect startups across the Techstars network with Hyundai Card for potential collaboration opportunities.

EO Hosts International Entrepreneurial Summit at the United Nations in Support of UN Sustainable Development Goals

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The interactive International Entrepreneurial Summit (IES) focused on supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) —17 goals and 169 targets to eradicate poverty, reverse inequality and halt climate change by 2030.

[OurCrowd in CrowdFund Insider] OurCrowd to Support “New Wave of Tech Collaboration” in Partnership with Toyota Tsusho


The post [OurCrowd in CrowdFund Insider] OurCrowd to Support “New Wave of Tech Collaboration” in Partnership with Toyota Tsusho appeared first on OurCrowd.

Techstars Expands to Korea to Support Booming Korean Startup Sector


The accelerator will support and nourish the Korean startup ecosystem and is open to startups focused on digital and tech innovation across a variety of business verticals. Techstars and Hillstone Partners launch accelerator program in Pangyo, Korea. BOULDER, Colo.

[PRESS RELEASE] OurCrowd and Toyota Tsusho Corporation Announce Partnership to Support a New Wave of Tech Collaboration


The post [PRESS RELEASE] OurCrowd and Toyota Tsusho Corporation Announce Partnership to Support a New Wave of Tech Collaboration appeared first on OurCrowd. Jerusalem / Tokyo – Oct.

Support Andrew Yang Now


So if you care about policies that are not left or right but forward into the future, support Andrew now.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Yahoo Finance] For First Time, Federal Lawmakers Gather in Support of Hyperloop Technology on Capitol Hill


Virgin Hyperloop One Grows Roster of Bipartisan State and Federal Partners who Support Certification and Regulatory Investment in this New Form of Mass Transportation.

Penn State Startup, RealForests, Took Home Some Real Cash!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

A standing-room-only crowd was on hand to support the efforts of these local startups. News #startup funding ben franklin technology partners bootcamps business support entrepreneurs funding innovation product development startup funding in PA tech-startups techcelerator

Crowdcast Reap: Sales Strategies and Support during Covid-19


In case you missed our sales strategies and support webinar here is the link to the replay and the notes we used to put. The post Crowdcast Reap: Sales Strategies and Support during Covid-19 appeared first on GCUC Community.

The Customer Support Experience of the Future

Tomasz Tunguz

A few weeks ago, I had my first customer support experience of the future. Why did it feel so different than a traditional customer support call? The robot understood the context, in contrast to a typical support call with requires several frustrating minutes to get on the same page as a customer service rep: “What is your account number?” For outbound support calls like fraud verification, this system works brilliantly.