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Posts by Bianca Buliga

12 Student Teams Invited to Pitch at Schools National Demo Day

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager And just like that, we’re one step closer to our culminating National Demo Day on Tuesday, May 14th at Tempe Center for the Arts (RSVP here)! This past Wednesday, student teams from across the United States pitched their innovative business ventures to a panel of judges from organizations like…

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32 Student Teams Selected to Pitch at SEED SPOT Schools Semi-Finals

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager Over the past year, students in classrooms all over the country have been formulating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. They’ve identified a problem affecting their campus or community, investigated the root cause, identified their target customers, researched their competitive landscape, and created prototypes of the…

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10 Impact-Driven Entrepreneurs Pitch for $20,000+ in Cash Prizes

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager On Tuesday, April 9th, 180+ members of the Washington, DC startup community gathered at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company to watch ten innovative impact-driven ventures pitch their game-changing business ventures at our Impact Accelerator Demo Day. The ventures were competing to win over $20,000 in prizes from sponsors including…

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Meet the 8 Ventures in Our Spring 2019 PHX Impact Accelerator

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager The SEED SPOT team is proud to present the final eight ventures being inducted into our Spring 2019 Impact Accelerator! Over the next eight weeks, these founders and co-founders will leverage SEED SPOT’s globally-ranked program to double down on their high-impact business model, launch a strong go-to-market strategy, assemble…

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SEED SPOT Turns 7: Join Us in Celebrating 7 Incredible Alumni

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager This is a big week for the SEED SPOT team. Not only is it National Entrepreneurship Week, but Friday, 2/22 is our seventh birthday! To kick off this celebratory blog, here’s what our incredible Co-Founder and CEO, Courtney Klein, had to say about the journey so far: “It’s not…

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How One Organization Ignited a Local Entrepreneurship Movement

By: Lo Kidd, Marketing Intern “Entrepreneurial ecosystems contribute to the stabilization of a community’s infrastructure by incentivizing people, resources, and brain power to remain in Santa Barbara.” – Kristin Boehm, SEED SPOT 2-Day Launch Camp Community Organizer Impact Hub Santa Barbara, a co-working space and community hub based in Southern California, noticed a rising interest…

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Meet the 11 Ventures in Our Spring 2019 DC Impact Accelerator

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager The SEED SPOT team is proud to present the final 11 ventures being inducted into our Spring 2019 Impact Accelerator! Over the next eight weeks, these founders and co-founders will leverage SEED SPOT’s globally-ranked program to double down on their high-impact business model, launch a strong go-to-market strategy, assemble…

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9 Conferences to Attend in 2019 to Accelerate Your Social Enterprise

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager Are you an impact-driven entrepreneur ready to build your network in 2019?   One of the best ways to accelerate your professional network is to mingle with other entrepreneurs who have already experienced the successes and obstacles coming your way. What better way to meet other change makers than…

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Why You Should Intern at SEED SPOT (As Told by a Former Intern)

By: Corinn Perry, Director of Administration It’s that time of year again! SEED SPOT is in the process of hiring Spring and Summer interns in Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC to help out with Digital Marketing, Impact Measurement, Ecosystem Building, and much more. We’re on the lookout for highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students that…

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How to Choose the Right Legal Structure for Your Venture

By: Youmna Sirgi, Marketing Intern Let’s talk legal structures. We’ve all seen those jumbled letters at the end of a company’s name: (LLC, Inc., C-Corps, S-Corps, B-Corps, 501(c)(3), LKJASDFH)… okay, maybe not that last one, but what in the world do they mean?! And more importantly, which one should you choose? The legal structure a…

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