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Posts by Bianca Buliga

Youth Entrepreneurs Win $17,500 in Prizes at Schools National Demo Day

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager On Tuesday, May 14th, 12 innovative student teams from across the country competed at the Tempe Center for the Arts in Phoenix for cash prizes to advance their impact-driven businesses. Over 160 members of the Phoenix startup community came to support the big dreams of teenage founders keeping students…

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7 Impact-Driven Entrepreneurs Pitch for $20,000 in Prizes at Demo Day

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager On Thursday, May 9th, 150+ members of the Phoenix startup community gathered at the Phoenix Art Museum to watch seven innovative impact-driven ventures pitch their game-changing business ventures at our Impact Accelerator Demo Day. The ventures were competing to win $20,000 in prizes from Canal Partners, Galvanize, the Pakis…

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SEED SPOT’s National Sponsor is Expanding Tech Access for Impact-Driven Entrepreneurs

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager Recently, SEED SPOT celebrated an important milestone: we have officially served 800 entrepreneurs nationwide since our inception seven years ago! It has taken a village of mentors, content experts, investors, and community members to empower each and every one of those entrepreneurs. While the list of generous supporters is…

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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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