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Posts by Jordan Davis

SEED SPOT Announces New CEO

Seasoned nonprofit Executive, Zach Leverenz takes the helm of SEED SPOT to drive equitable change for entrepreneurs nationally  SEED SPOT, a globally-ranked social impact incubator that has gained local and national recognition for its work serving impact-driven entrepreneurs, is transitioning leadership. Zach Leverenz, a leader with a deep background in leveraging technology and entrepreneurship to…

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A Brief Overview of Impact Investing

What is Impact Investing?  The most pressing problems of the next few decades will require the collective efforts of many people around the globe to address them. The big social problems we face like food and water security, access to education, climate action, and homelessness can be addressed by more than government entities or NGOs.…

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Thinking of Starting a Nonprofit? Don’t make our mistakes

Starting a business is one of the most courageous and impactful things you can do. If you are considering starting a nonprofit organization, we get it! SEED SPOT is a 501c(3) and since our founding back in 2012, we have learned a ton about what it takes to thrive as a nonprofit entity. Here are…

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Conference Season is Here

It’s officially (virtual) Conference Season, and SEED SPOT is excited to represent social-impact driven entrepreneurs at many exciting conferences! We know, we know… Sometimes, conferences can be a drag. When it comes to conferences focused on startups, innovation, and entrepreneurship, though, they are incredibly exciting! Being surrounded by visionaries in the startup space is exhilarating,…

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

At SEED SPOT, we are invested in supporting entrepreneurs who are looking to create impact and work towards global opportunities.  SEED SPOT defines impact by aligning to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global…

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Raising $100k in 28 Days… Completely Over Zoom

Are you ready to raise $100k in just 28 days… Completely over Zoom? Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Who wouldn’t want to raise $100k virtually, and in such a short amount of time? COVID-19 has completely changed the way that the world works, and entrepreneurs have not been spared. Gone are the…

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SEED SPOT Venture Reflections: Impact Accelerator

SEED SPOT’s Fall 2020 Impact Accelerator application is officially open, and it’s your time to shine! We are so excited to welcome brilliant, social-impact driven entrepreneurs into the accelerator. In the Impact Accelerator, high-impact, high-growth startups are able to take their business to the next level with mentorship, guidance, and connections to fundraising. At the…

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Conversations with Founders

Are you an entrepreneur looking for support with your business model during COVID-19? Attend the next 2-Day Pivot Camp on July 23rd-24th for guidance on how to rapidly iterate your product or service, reach new customers, and explore additional revenue streams. In the age of COVID-19, entrepreneurs just may be the key to promoting and…

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Leverage Technology Tools to Plan a Virtual Team Retreat Experience

Working from home until further notice? Us too. But just because your team is physically distanced, it doesn’t mean you need to put the impact and planning on hold. Critics of the work from home movement argue that companies will lose their identity, culture and miss the lack of social interactions.  Though nothing can replace…

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Breaking Down Location Barriers for Entrepreneurs with Virtual Pivot Camp

COVID-19 is shaping the way that organizations address their day-to-day activities, and SEED SPOT is no exception. In response to the pandemic, and in an effort to maintain social distancing guidelines and prevent the further spread of the virus, a brand new virtual program was born: Pivot Camp. What started as a way for SEED…

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