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Posts by Corinn Perry

SEED SPOT Schools Demo Day Winners!

SEED SPOT believes that catalyzing diverse impact-driven entrepreneurs of all ages is the key to solving society’s most pressing challenges. To unleash the innovation of entrepreneurs nationwide, the national Demo Day competition elevates the voices of students that are building businesses for good. Demo Day is an event that showcases a select group of those…

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Baltu Technologies – 2020 Impact Accelerator Venture

Baltu Technologies is a company focused on the Future of Work. Their Just-in-Time (JIT) training platform makes worker training quick & easy by upskilling workers on the job. Get to know Peter Costa, founder of Baltu Technologies:  Q: What inspired you to start your venture? * A: Using technology for good and being able to…

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PSLFjobs – 2020 Impact Accelerator Venture

PSLFjobs is a jobs platform dedicated to helping graduates and qualified employers maximize the savings available through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. When PSLF is not appropriate, the organization aims to help graduates lower the cost of their debt through refinancing. Get to know Jason DiLorenzo, founder of PSLFjobs:  Q: What inspired you…

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The Barking Lot PHX – 2020 Impact Accelerator Venture

The Barking Lot PHX has a vision is to build a community of happier people, healthier dogs, and more vibrant local businesses. Their mission is to integrate human social life with their dog’s social life and find forever homes for dogs in need. Get to know Francesca, founder of the Barking Lot PHX:  Q: What…

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COMPASS for Courage – 2020 Impact Accelerator Venture

COMPASS for Courage exists to help humanity thrive in a world that is uncontrollable, unpredictable, and complex. We are on a mission to help every child and teen discover their inner courage, overcome anxiety, and develop into resilient, thriving adults. Through COMPASS, we are cultivating a more empathetic, courageous, and compassionate humankind. Get to know…

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Equity Crowdfunding – What is it?!

Thank you to WeFunder for sharing knowledge around Equity Crowdfunding! Interested in learning more? Check out a WeFunder hosted webinar next Thursday, May 14th – sign up here.   By Justin Renfro, WeFunder Equity crowdfunding allows companies to raise capital from the crowd through the sale of equity securities (shares, convertible notes, SAFEs, etc).   The key…

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Surprise Date Challenge- 2020 Impact Accelerator Venture

Surprise Date Challenge is committed to improving lives and saving relationships, one date at a time. Get to know Dana Lam, Co-Founder of Surprise Date Challenge Q: What inspired you to start your venture? * A: We’ve planned surprise dates for each other since the beginning of our relationship. We knew first hand how this…

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SEED SPOT Schools Semi-Finalist Pitches

SEED SPOT believes that catalyzing diverse impact-driven entrepreneurs of all ages is the key to solving society’s most pressing challenges. To unleash the innovation of entrepreneurs nationwide, the national Demo Day competition elevates the voices of students that are building businesses for good. Demo Day is an event that showcases a select group of those…

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Voyce Threads- 2020 Impact Accelerator Venture

Voyce Threads is a socially conscious lifestyle brand that builds awareness around important causes by designing eye-catching pairs of mismatched socks inspired by the work of nonprofits. Their mission is to design-conscious clothing that harnesses that power of generosity to create more equitable, thriving communities. Get to know Drew Shaw, the founder of Voyce Threads: …

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TropicalAlmond – 2020 Impact Accelerator Venture

TropicalAlmond is working to bring value to one of the many under-utilized tree crops in Ghana. Co-founders Emmanuel Afoakwah and Freda Sardo hope that by doing so, they can provide food for malnourished children in rural areas in Ghana and also provide jobs for women with no source of revenue. Get to know TropicalAlmond:  Q:…

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