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Posts by Bianca Buliga

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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12 Entrepreneurs Share Their 2019 New Year’s Resolutions

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager New year, new you (right?!) As 2019 kicks into full gear, we’ve all been given a chance to focus more deeply, re-prioritize organization, and dream bigger. Your personal resolutions may include hitting the gym more often, eating healthier, and reading more books, but have you given much thought to…

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A Former Foster Youth’s Path to Becoming an Impact-Driven Entrepreneur

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager Imagine having 15 minutes to gather your most prized possessions, stuff them into a trash bag, and never being allowed to return – only to be dropped off at a complete stranger’s house you’re now expected to call ‘home.’ This is the reality for 438,000 children across the United…

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Breaking News: SEED SPOT Board Announces Matching Donations

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager Have you heard the big news?! Our Board of Directors is matching donations in the month of December up to $25,000! Whether you can contribute a one-time $5 donation or become a SEED SPOT 500 member by donating $500 annually, the Board will be matching your gift dollar for…

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How To Measure Meaningful Social Impact

By: Lo Kidd, Marketing Intern Does your work make meaningful social impact? 81 percent of millennials expect the companies that they invest in to not only make a social impact, but to be transparent about the company’s intentions. However, only 10 percent of companies publish their purpose statements with recorded proof of their progress. So,…

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Meet Our Measuring and Evaluation Fellow, Ishaq Zaighum

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager When asked what the weirdest thing about America is, Ishaq (pronounced ‘is-haak’) responded: “in some parts of the country people smile at you, and in other parts they don’t.” Over the next year, Ishaq will be living and working in Washington, DC as SEED SPOT’s Measuring and Evaluation Fellow.…

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Entre Ed Forum Reflections: Cultivating Students’ Entrepreneurial Mindsets

By: Dave Kavlick, Director of School Expansion On the weekend of September 28th-29th, educators, school administrators, teachers, and individuals from across the country descended upon Pittsburgh, PA to attend the Entre Ed Forum with one goal: to further the movement of teaching entrepreneurship in schools across America. As the Director of School Expansion with SEED…

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