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.

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,

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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. Contributed by Bethany Seton.

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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.

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 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

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,

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Post-Pandemic Entrepreneurial Support Organization (ESO)

INBIA

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

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.

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.

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!

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Adobe’s Gary Specter Talks E-commerce and How to Make Shifts to Support New Shoppers

Smart Hustle Magazine

His work in digital experience mean’s he’s the perfect person to speak to about how businesses can support the higher demand of shoppers visiting their sites. . Gary suggests using software programs that will support your business as it grows and reaches goals you’ve set forth.

The Post-Pandemic Entrepreneurial Support Organization (ESO): Creating a Model for the Economic Recovery

Carol Lauffer

The pandemic and its economic impact will require that your Entrepreneurial Support Organization (ESO) recalibrate. accelerator, incubator, coworking space, hub or other type of entrepreneurial support program) must start to plot the path forward. To prepare for the upcoming recovery, your ESO (e.g. To begin the process, consider the following: Will your ESO’s mission be a fit for the new normal, or will adjustments be required?

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.

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.

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.

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 MultiFunding.com and an EO Philadelphia member.

Unsung Hero Spotlight: Beth Zimmer

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Data today, 3-5 years later will not support that notion though. Builder Spotlight Original Content Universal Support Unsung Heroes Beth ZimmerTo you, what is an Ecosystem Builder?

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.

Creating Jobs and Helping Grow the PA Economy: Ben Franklin Technology Partners Invests in 17 Tech Startups!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

The Ben Franklin program, which has been investing in tech startups and small manufacturers for nearly 40 years, recently received additional funding support from the Department of Community and Economic Development to invest in its portfolio clients that have been adversely affected by COVID-19.