SEED SPOT is a nonprofit incubator focused on supporting Arizona's most innovative social entrepreneurs; those creating high impact ventures that improve the lives of people and communities on a local, national, or global scale.
All the change in the world starts with an idea. Anybody with an innovative idea that will improve lives, make communities stronger, and create positive social change is encouraged to apply.Learn How To Apply
The Seed Spot program will take you and your idea through 18 different educational modules delivered by volunteer industry experts and be supported by community-based mentors.View Supporters
At the end of the 8-month program, all of the ideas will be presented to a room full of community supporters anxious to help people like you that want to create change in the world.Current Ventures
"SEED SPOT fills an incredible need for local entrepreneurs working to solve big problems by creating social impact. Social impact is a space that's never been truly disrupted. Thanks to SEED SPOT that's all about to change."
Founder of ReplyBuy
"SEED SPOT has assembled a large group of experienced entrepreneurs who will maintain a constant presence, accessible to the participants to help address challenges or simply to refresh a participant’s perspective and restore his/her optimism and energy. SEED SPOT is where altruism meets entrepreneurship, and I couldn’t be prouder to be a part of the organization."
Co-Founder SkyMall Magazine
"Empowering social entrepreneurs and collaboration are critical to fueling economies and improving lives. It’s exciting to be a part of SEED SPOT and experience firsthand the impact they will make on the world by catalyzing a social entrepreneurship movement."
Director of Global Strategic Initiatives, Intel Foundation
"SEED SPOT helps each startup harness their passion to power a business vehicle, where the customers and the larger community win concurrently through their efforts."
Founder & CEO of Refresh Glass
“SEED SPOT represents hope that a community can provide a thoughtful and disciplined process to position its socially conscious entrepreneurs for success.”
Michael B. Rudinsky, CPA
SEED SPOT Board Member
"With SEED SPOT, we further Phoenix's efforts of supporting our local entrepreneurs by expanding the avenues of opportunity and consolidating resources into one location."
Vice President of JDA Investments & SEED SPOT Board Chair
"SEED SPOT brings back the ability to live out your dream without any fears… The ingredients of success to help you cultivate your future to develop business opportunities through partnerships transforming ideas into reality."
Luis De La Cruz
President & CEO, Andale Construction, Inc.
“Phoenix is coming out of this recession, but in order to break that boom-and-bust cycle of the past, we need innovative ideas generated by new entrepreneurs, helped by incubators, to drive Arizona’s economy toward future success. Phoenix has to lead with a diverse and sustainable economy and we can achieve that with partnerships like these."
Mayor of Phoenix
“SEED SPOT is an organization doing what many Arizona businessmen and politicians are discussing: being an incubator to businesses here in Phoenix...I am drawn to the action vs. the usual rhetoric.”
President of Bank of Arizona