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.

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.

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,

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:

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.

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,

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Post-Pandemic Entrepreneurial Support Organization (ESO)

INBIA

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

ultimate.ai scores $20M for a supportive approach to customer service automation

TechCrunch

The European startup’s flagship claim for the data-ingesting bot-builder platform is it’s capable of automating up to 80% of customer support interactions.

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.

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!

OURCROWD SUPPORTS UKRAINIAN ISRAELI INNOVATION SUMMIT 2020

OurCrowd

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

Impact Hub and UNDP collaborate to support social entrepreneurship policy development in Jordan

Impact Hub

To support employment generation among youth and marginalized communities, promote social cohesion as well as to support the Government of Jordan in developing a vibrant social entrepreneurship ecosystem, UNDP launched “Heart of Amman (HoA)” in July 2019 funded by the People of Japan.

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.

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.

Here’s all the biz dev support Startup Alley+ founders get at TC Disrupt 2021

TechCrunch

Other perks include three months of free business development support. We’re looking for motivated early-stage founders who want to take advantage of every possible opportunity to launch their startups to new levels of success.

R/GA Ventures announces its new Coalition Venture Studio to support Black founders

TechCrunch

Design and marketing consultancy R/GA is expanding its Venture Studios program with the launch of a new Coalition Venture Studio focused specifically on supporting Black-led and Black-owned startups. Venture firms rush to find ways to support Black founders and investors.

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