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Building A Pipeline of Diverse, Impact-Driven Entrepreneurs in Seattle

July 1, 2019

By: C’pher Gresham, Chief Strategy and Operations Officer, and John B Johnson, Seattle Community Organizer Talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not. At SEED…

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SEED SPOT, DC, event, community, pitch, ventures, founders

DC Demo Day: 9 Ventures Pitched in Front of 500+ Community Members!

July 14, 2017

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager And just like that, D.C.’s inaugural Demo Day is over. Nine ventures began their journey last night, just steps…

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Halona Foods, food fortunes, delicious snacks, social entrepreneur

Halona Foods: Making Delicious Snacks out of Food Fortunes

July 10, 2017

By: Avery Gordon, D.C. Community Cultivator Stephanie Westhelle has a passion for ugly fruits. While studying the environment in relation to tourism at the George…

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Empowered to Run, social entrepreneur, SEED SPOT, governance

Empowered To Run: Converting Voices into Candidates

July 7, 2017

By: Avery Gordon, D.C. Community Cultivator While working for Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign, Steve Sinha spent time in the field helping campaign volunteers organize in…

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Mia Learning, SEED SPOT, education, social entrepreneurship

Mia Learning: Helping Kids Make Powerful Choices

July 4, 2017

By: Avery Gordon, D.C. Community Cultivator Darren Cambridge went to college to be a computer engineer, but he fell in love with the humanities, eventually…

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imby, SEED SPOT, community, citizenship, social entrepreneurship

imby: Where Citizens are the Real MVPs

June 28, 2017

By: Avery Gordon, D.C. Community Cultivator With a background in real estate development in East Coast cities like D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia, Michelle…

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Naamal de Silva, Mayla, SEED SPOT, social entrepreneurship, nature

Mayla: Matchmaking for Nature

June 27, 2017

By: Avery Gordon, D.C. Community Cultivator Naamal De Silva decided to protect nature when she was 8 years old, inspired by the PBS documentaries and…

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i4Spy: Creating a Hummingbird Effect in Cyber Security

June 25, 2017

By: Avery Gordon, D.C. Community Cultivator Lavinia Popinceanu was harassed and cyber-stalked by a graduate school classmate for three years. Despite changing phones and laptops,…

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Birdytell, thoughtful gifting, social entrepreneurship, Lisa Morrow

Lisa Morrow of Birdytell: “It’s Okay Not to Have All the Answers”

June 21, 2017

By: Bianca Buliga, Content Curator A little birdy told me that Lisa Morrow is one heck of an ambitious go-getter. A SEED SPOT alumna from…

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Mentor Method, SEED SPOT, diverse entrepreneurship, female entrepreneurship, diversity, inclusivity, culture

The Mentor Method: Creating Inclusive Workplace Cultures

June 20, 2017

By: Avery Gordon, D.C. Community Cultivator As a first generation American from the Congo, Janice Omadeke had experienced a “lack of opportunities for those who…

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Brooks Garber, AcademME, SEED SPOT, accelerator, social entrepreneurship

AcademME: Keeping Students Ahead of the Labor Curve

June 19, 2017

By: Avery Gordon, D.C. Community Cultivator Brooks Garber dedicated his career to education reform after seeing how the education system limits options for students in the…

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Molly Matthews, Job-IQ, SEED SPOT, full-time cohort, career development

Job-IQ: Career Development in Your Pocket

June 13, 2017

By: Avery Gordon, D.C. Community Cultivator Molly Matthews loves connecting people. So when she noticed that no one was addressing the gap between college and…

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grant, grant proposal, social entrepreneur, funding, nonprofit, SEED SPOT

How to Write a Grant Proposal that Brings in the Big Bucks

May 30, 2017

By: Bianca Buliga, Content Curator The Notorious B.I.G’s legendary hip-hop artistry was solidified with his unforgettable hit “Mo Money Mo Problems” – a song many…

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