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.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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 SmartHustle.com.

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.

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.

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.

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

OurCrowd

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.

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

TechStars

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

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.

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

TechStars

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

OurCrowd

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

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

OurCrowd

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.

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

OurCrowd

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

Support Andrew Yang Now

Continuations

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

Techstars Expands to Korea to Support Booming Korean Startup Sector

TechStars

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.

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.

Targeting early stage companies with the right entrepreneurial support model (to create and grow successful businesses)

Carol Lauffer

By understanding the needs of entrepreneurs and companies at different stages of the company life cycle, ecosystem builders, economic developers, and others seeking to assist with company startup can determine the right entrepreneurial support model (typically, accelerator or incubator) to create and launch.

[Celeno in PR Newswire] Celeno Adds Wi-Fi 6E to Its CL8000 Product Series Supporting the New 6GHz Spectrum BandWi-Fi Innovation Award at Wi-Fi NOW London Conference

OurCrowd

Celeno, a leading provider of smart, innovative Wi-Fi solutions announced today it is adding support of the 6GHz band to its Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) CL80xx dual-transceivers, PCIe interface product series. Celeno’s announced Wi-Fi 6E products are available at different MIMO configurations – 8T8R, 6T6R, and 4T4R supporting up to 6 Gbps total aggregated speed over the two transceivers (up to 4.8Gbps per transceiver).

Are there any crowd funding options for tech start-ups not tied to just supporting projects?

Gust

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has very strict rules about who can raise investment funds for privately held businesses, and how they are allowed to go about doing it. At the moment, this is primarily limited to raising money from very rich people who qualify as Accredited Investors , and with whom you already have a pre-existing relationship.

[yulife in TechRound] 10 Companies Supporting Employee Wellbeing

OurCrowd

The post [yulife in TechRound] 10 Companies Supporting Employee Wellbeing appeared first on OurCrowd.

Supporting Coal-Impacted Economies in the West

EntreWorks Consulting

Supporting Coal-Impacted Economies in the West. Last week, I was in Denver for an important and interesting meeting of eleven coal-impacted communities from around the Mountain West. The community teams were meeting to develop work plans and to share ideas on how to create new economic opportunities while also responding to job losses in coal-related industries. On Friday, Route 50 published an excellent summary of the session, and our larger project , that is well worth reading.

Why Support Software Is the Future of Work Email

Tomasz Tunguz

In 2005, I started as a customer support rep in the AdSense team at Google. My training focused on using a customer service tool called Trakken that Google had acquired and heavily modified to enable AdWords and AdSense teams to manage the torrent of inbound support emails from customers. In AdSense, a team of fewer than 100 people supported a few hundred thousand customers almost exclusively through email with customer satisfaction scores consistently above 90%.

The BF TechCelerator is Hosting a Pitch Event: Someone Will Walk Away With Up To $10,000!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Come and show support for the entrepreneurs but stay to enjoy the rest of the evening. A partnership with Invent Penn State designed to offer the region’s entrepreneurs, students, faculty members, and small business owners designated space, loan and investment programs, business support and mentoring services, and entrepreneurial training all housed in one location.

[Honeybook in Software Advice] 4 Best CRM Solutions With Excellent Customer Service and Support Ratings

OurCrowd

The post [Honeybook in Software Advice] 4 Best CRM Solutions With Excellent Customer Service and Support Ratings appeared first on OurCrowd. HoneyBook’s got you covered. The software lets users manage projects, book clients, sign contracts online, send invoices, and handle payments.

Show me the money: how entrepreneurial support programs (and organizations) become financially sustainable

Carol Lauffer

Creating financially sustainable Entrepreneurial Support Programs (ESPs) and Entrepreneurial Support Organizations (ESOs) helps to ensure that they can survive the loss any revenue stream–and continue to serve clients and generate results, whether those are jobs, new business starts, etc. Change happens and it can be unpredictable.

[MedAware in Open PR] MedAware Systems launches new support system for Clinical Evaluation Reports (CER) for Medical Devices in the EU

OurCrowd

The post [MedAware in Open PR] MedAware Systems launches new support system for Clinical Evaluation Reports (CER) for Medical Devices in the EU appeared first on OurCrowd.

“Nipping Anxiety in the Bud” is a Family Affair for a Local Mother and Son

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Blog #startup funding ben franklin technology partners bootcamps business mentor business support entrepreneurs how to make a pitch innovation TechCelerator@StateCollege technologyTECH CELERATOR @STATE COLLEGE , – Judy and Kadin Karaky know a thing or two about anxiety. Anxiety has always been present in my life and the lives of the people I care about – even our dog gets anxious”, commented Judy Karaky, a Penn State graduate with a degree in Elementary Education.

Ben Franklin Grew Pa.’s Economy by $4.1 Billion, Created 11,407 Jobs from 2012 to 2016: Challenges remain because of state funding shortfalls

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Ben Franklin does this by serving as a powerful ally for startups and innovation-led companies and by providing the essential support they need to thrive and succeed.”. Each center is united by a single mission — to invest in early-stage innovation-led firms and help to develop and support a more competitive and attractive Pennsylvania economy that creates highly paid, sustainable jobs. STATE COLLEGE, Pa.

Climate Crisis Update: “Yes, It’s Terrible but No, I Can’t Support a Strike”

Continuations

And invariably the answer is some form of “No, I really can’t support a strike.” I am pretty sure my list of excuses here is far from comprehensive and I will encounter new ones as I keep asking people to join and support the strike.

Global Leader in Salivary Bioscience is Grateful for Ben Franklin’s Investment

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Salimetrics supports thousands of saliva researchers in more than 20 countries around the world. News Newsroom #startup funding ben franklin technology partners business support entrepreneurs funding innovation PA tech startups product development Salimetrics Salivary Assays Salivary bioscience startup funding in PA state college tech-startups

Tech-Startups Get Their Start With Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator Program!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

News Uncategorized #startup alleghenies #startup funding ben franklin technology partners bootcamps business mentor business support entrepreneurs funding how to make a pitch innovation PA product development Somerset startup funding in Somerset tech startup technologyBen Franklin’s TechCelerator@Somerset is inviting the area’s emerging entrepreneurs to participate in an intensive 8-Week Startup Accelerator.

[TechSee in TechTarget] TechSee Smart uses AI vision to aid contact center support

OurCrowd

The post [TechSee in TechTarget] TechSee Smart uses AI vision to aid contact center support appeared first on OurCrowd.

ACOUSTIC TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED BY PSU ENGINEERING GRADS IS MAKING SOME NOISE IN LOCAL BREWING COMPANY!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

News Newsroom #startup funding ben franklin technology partners business mentor business support entrepreneurs funding innovation product development startup funding in PA tech-startups technology TZeroSTATE COLLEGE, PA – Doesn’t a cold, frosty beer sound good? Turns out, it actually does! Founded by three Penn State University engineering graduates, TZero Labs www.tzerolabs.com is a sensor technology and data-company that lets brew masters “ hear the beer ” as it ferments.