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Communities

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, we're launching monthly Impact Entrepreneur Meet-Ups to nurture local impact economies across the country. Equipped with curriculum, branding resources, and the support of local mentors and experts, the Impact Entrepreneur Meet-Up ensures collaboration, community, and a safe space for impact-driven ventures to launch.

About our Community Programs

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2-DAY LAUNCH CAMP

A 48-hour program designed to help idea and early-stage entrepreneurs.

  • A safe space for you to explore and launch your idea
  • A springboard and onramp for you to start and grow your new venture
  • Receive guidance in validating your customers and market
  • Receive feedback in building a Minimum Viable Business (MVB)
  • Gain access to mentors, content experts, curriculum, and a network of supporters
  • Gain connections to other entrepreneurs and startup ecosystem builders
  • Opportunity to pitch at a live Pitch Night at the end of the second day
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IMPACT ACCELERATOR

A longer-term program that helps more established entrepreneurs go to market.

  • A long-term program that empowers you to expand your impact and operations rapidly
  • A structured approach over the course of several months to help you develop your venture
  • Receive mentorship from top-tier business mentors
  • Prepare for investment or scaling
  • Gain access to mentors, content experts, SEED SPOT's curriculum, and a network of supporters
  • Gain connections to other entrepreneurs and startup ecosystem builders
  • Opportunity to pitch live at a large, community-wide Demo Day
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IMPACT ENTREPRENEUR MEET-UP

A monthly gathering for entrepreneurs, tech leaders, ecosystem supporters, and future founders.

  • A 90-minute program featuring an actionable workshop led by local experts
  • Interact with SEED SPOT curriculum that advances knowledge and access
  • Free to participants and organizers
  • Foster an inclusive, empowered entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Convene and celebrates innovators, creatives, and problem solvers
  • Connect aspiring entrepreneurs with mentors
  • Provide inspiration and accountability around launching an impact-driven venture

SEED SPOT Communities

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Washington DC Area, MD, VA

September 20, 2019: Impact Entrepreneur Meet-Up
September 28, 2019: Launch Camp (GWU Students & Faculty Only)
October 4-5, 2019: 2-Day Launch Camp
December 6-7, 2019: 2-Day Launch Camp (Coming Soon)
January 27-April 14, 2020: Impact Accelerator (Now Accepting Applications!)

2-Day Launch Camp Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ

September 20, 2019: Impact Entrepreneur Meet-Up
October 11-12, 2019: 2-Day Launch Camp
December 6-7, 2019: 2-Day Launch Camp (Coming Soon)
March 9-May 12, 2020: Impact Accelerator (Applications Open 11/4)

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SANTA BARBARA, CA

March 8-9, 2019: 2-Day Launch Camp

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Philadelphia, PA

October 9-10, 2019: 2-Day Launch Camp

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SEATTLE, WA

July 19-20, 2019: 2-Day Launch Camp

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"Finding out about SEED SPOT was life-changing for me. I would wish SEED SPOT's mentorships and education on all the entrepreneurs starting up - all the people who have this idea in their mind or who are trying to right the wrongs of society like I am."

Sheila Iyengar, Founder of the Nagi Foundation

Coming Soon: Lead a SEED SPOT Impact Entrepreneur Meet-Up in Your Community!

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"My biggest challenge in starting my business was figuring out how to get from Point A to Point B. In just two days, SEED SPOT gave me a lot of confidence and connections. They answered all of my questions and really empowered me. I know I can always reach back out if I get stuck."

Andrijan Smaic, Founder of Sustain Bars