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SEED SPOT has a partnership with Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation which offers pro bono legal services to social entrepreneurs through their matchmaking program.
- 2-3 years in business with revenue
- Demonstrated track record of impact
Savvi is a legal platform that allows founders to handle routine legal needs while enabling collaboration with counsel for custom and complex scenarios. Savvi’s workspace tracks all your legal work in one hub, allowing you to generate, sign, track, and store documents with both attorneys and investors.
Shulman Rogers, NEXT disrupts the legacy legal industry by offering a broad range of fixed-fee solutions (stand-alone products and annual legal plans) delivered by senior attorneys with valuable business expertise.
- Must be able to pay for legal support
- Beyond the idea stage
SITA by Nonprofit HR is a collaborative program built for you--impact entrepreneurs. Our parent company, Nonprofit HR, has been serving the people management needs of the social impact sector for over 20 years. SITA brings Nonprofit HR’s extensive people management expertise exclusively to organizations in the social enterprise ecosystem. We address critical human resources needs in direct partnership with social enterprises, social enterprise incubators, foundations and impact investor firms. We have worked with a number of impact entrepreneurs and incubator alumni before, and welcome you to schedule a complimentary 1-hour HR consultation with Patty Hampton (SITA's Chief Social Impact Officer).
A marketing and design studio in Washington, DC that believes marketing and design is everything. This means that every aspect of a brand is designed intentionally, and every experience is a marketing opportunity to engage and to share.
A network of Africa's best digital designers. They will hand-pick your distributed team and connect you with the best designers for your specific goals.
Access to HubSpot Growth Platform, a full suite of software for marketing, sales, and customer service, with a completely free CRM at its core at a startup-friendly price, to help you grow and scale better. The software grows as you do, so you have access to in-person product training, too. All of this is up to 90% off.
- A new HubSpot user
- A startup with under $2 Million in funding
Get a professional ActiveCampaign plan free for one year ($5000 value!) for SEED SPOT alumni that meet eligibility requirements.
- Valid for new ActiveCampaign customers only
- Less than 2 years old
- Graduated within 12 months of SEED SPOT
- No more than $1 Million in funding
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Credit
$100,000 for one year or $5,000 for two years of AWS credit for server space.
General Assembly - UX/UI Development
Free user experience or user interface development through General Assembly. If your idea is chosen as a project, a student team will work with you to develop the UX/UI of your app.
Whether you're an established design team, a small business, or a startup getting off the ground, become a DesignLab hiring partner and get access to the best new talent in UX/UI, product design, and branding. Designers graduate from our rigorous, mentor-led, UX Academy course each month, ready to tackle your design challenge. From websites to apps, MVPs to marketing materials, reach out to DesignLab today to become our next hiring partner.
Do you have a great an idea for a new product or service and wondering where to start? Turn your big idea into a revenue generating business with Cobalt: The Idea Development Platform.
Notion is offering you $1,000 off their Team Plan. Thousands of startups use this plan to run a wiki, manage projects, share documents, and more — all in one highly customizable workspace. This plan usually costs $10 per person per month, but with the credit, you can try it for free!
ThinkNimble Labs is a space for entrepreneurs to have a lifeline to technical and business advice. This isn’t an incubator, this isn’t an accelerator. It is an open door to a group of people who want to connect you to resources, partners, and advice to help you succeed.
Develops an entrepreneur-friendly product process that quickly turns out quality, well-documented, scalable products. They'll iterate alongside you as your team needs evolve.
In need of insurance, bookkeeping, payroll, business communications, cap table management, or other critical tech? Seed Spot has partnered with a new startup perk program, the Startup Stack, which collects the best operational tech discounts in one place. Explore the Stack to take advantage of these exclusive offers.
Receive up to a $15,000 loan with 0% interest for your business.
Streamline how you manage equity through Carta. With Carta, your cap table updates automatically when you issue electronic securities, raise a round, or get a 409A valuation. So you can always trust Carta as your source of truth for equity information.
Free Plan Eligibility:
- Under $1M raised
- no 409a needed
Find the right companies to target. Identify the right contacts at these companies to reach out to. Connect with decision-makers without leaving Crunchbase – all in one prospecting solution. 1-year subscription for free as part of being a SEED SPOT Alumni.
Fill out the Alumni Resource Intake Form to receive access to this benefit.
Visible is your Investor relationship hub and provides tools for startups to easily update investors, track KPI's, and manage a fundraise in one place. Update investors, raise capital and track metrics from a single platform. For the first 6 months you can get 90% off of any of their three plans when you mention SEED SPOT.
An equity crowdfunding platform that allows you to fundraise money for equity. Over $2.2 billion dollars of venture capital has been invested in companies first funded on Wefunder.
SEED SPOT has partnered with Mercury to offer you no fee business banking! Mercury is a bank built to serve startups. With beefed-up analytics, searchable transactions, and intuitive payments, you'll basically have a fractional CFO without the price.
FINSYNC is a software that helps companies manage their accounting and cash flow and during COVID-19 they are waving their $45/mo fee!
Accounting service and advisory to help with bookkeeping, fundraising, and tax prep. They offer two startup packages starting at $1,500.
Don't let location be a barrier. Plug into the power of Silicon Valley by simply opening up your laptop. Be a part of this community for $10 a month to access a Full Event Calendar, AMA's w/ founders, and get help with fundraising.
Simple and affordable healthcare solutions for the independent population (Solopreneurs, Freelancers, Self-employed, and Small Business Owners).
Ratio Exchange is a innovation marketplace that brings together millions of companies with the biggest buyer of innovation in the world – the US government. The platform uses data to expose opportunities, provide market intelligence, and facilitate partnership formation all in one place. Additionally, the functionality of the platform goes in multiple directions. Not only do companies utilize Ratio Exchange to find revenue opportunities with the US government, but government agencies also use it to conduct market research, run challenges, and source innovation. Large contractors and system integrators also use Ratio Exchange to both find opportunities and build their team that will give them the best chance to win the business. In short, Ratio Exchange is utilizing data to democratize the government contracting system.
Fill out the Alumni Resource Intake Form to gain access to this resource and introduced via email.
BlackFocusX is a digital platform and marketplace specifically designed for Black entrepreneurs, founders, startups, and small businesses. We connect Black innovators to revenue opportunities and non-dilutive capital from the US Government - the biggest buyer of innovation in the world. BlackFocusX provides personalized opportunity feeds, market intelligence, and the chance to be discovered by government innovation centers like Defensewerx and Sofwerx, who use the platform to source the best innovations to further their missions.
Learn more in this quick one-pager and be sure to fill out the Alumni Resource Intake Form to gain access and be given an introduction.