Launch and scale your idea to positively impact lives.

SEED SPOT PROGRAMS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Welcome to the world's largest home for impact-driven entrepreneurs! This is a place for every entrepreneur--no matter your stage or background--to launch and lead a successful new business.

A LIFETIME OF SUPPORT

Program alumni gain benefits like mentorship, access to capital, and personalized resources!

Virtual 2-Day Launch Camp
August 13 - August 14, 2020
11am-3pm EDT / 8am-12pm PDT

SCHEDULE A PERSONAL CONSULTATION

Find the right support for your venture in a 15-minute call with a SEED SPOT Program Manager

Impact Accelerator Application is Live

Apply to join the Fall 2020 Impact Accelerator cohort by August 19th to guarantee a second-round interview for you and your venture!

 

ATTEND AN IMPACT ACCELERATOR INFO SESSION

Curious about the Impact Accelerator? Sign up for this virtual info session being hosted on August 7th at 12:30 PM EDT / 9:30 AM PDT

ATTEND A 2-DAY LAUNCH CAMP INFO SESSION

Curious about 2-Day Launch Camp? Sign up for this virtual info session being hosted on August 5th at 2:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM PDT

COVID-19/Coronavirus Response: SEED SPOT is committed to protecting the community while continuing to support impact-driven founders. All SEED SPOT programs are being held virtually. Browse the list and sign up for something fun!

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

THIS WEEK (8/3 - 8/7)

SBA Loan Application Process: PPP & EIDL
Date: Tuesday, 8/4/2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
10:00am - 10:30am PDT

High Level Overview of IP Licensing
Date: Thursday, 8/6/2020
2:30pm - 3:00pm EDT
11:30am - 12:00pm PDT

Applications for Impact Accelerator are Open!
Location: Online
Date: October 12 - November 19

 

NEXT WEEK

How to Pivot Gracefully During a Pandemic
Date: Tuesday, 8/11/2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
10:00am - 10:30am PDT

2-Day Launch Camp
Location: Online
Date: Thursday - Friday, 8/13-8/14
11 AM - 3 PM EDT / 8 AM - 12 PM PDT

 

Tools and Techniques for Building a Brand with Less than $100
Date: Thursday, 8/13/2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
10:00am - 10:30am PDT

Turning Your Business into a Force for Good
Location: Online
Date: Friday, 8/14/2020
12pm-2:30pm EDT
9am-11:30am PDT

 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Essential Starter Kit for Raising $100k
Location: Online
Date: Friday, 8/28/2020
12pm-4:00pm EDT
9am-1:00pm PDT

 

6-Week Impact Accelerator
Location: Online
Date: October 12 - November 19

 

2-Day Pivot Camp
Location: Online
Date: Thursday - Friday, 9/24-9/25
11 AM - 3 PM EDT / 8 AM - 12 PM PDT

 

SEED SPOT x Black Girl Ventures 2-Day Launch Camp
Location: Online
Date: Thursday - Friday, 9/17-9/18
11 AM - 3 PM EDT / 8 AM - 12 PM PDT

 

2-Day Launch Camp - Join the Waiting List
Location: Online
Date: Thursday - Friday, 9/17-9/18
11 AM - 3 PM EDT / 8 AM - 12 PM PDT

 

FIND A PROGRAM TO MEET YOUR NEEDS

SEED SPOT increases venture success rates for impact-driven founders and teams.

LEARN

Pick up new skills, insights, and resources in these free expert-led sessions. Browse past programs in the Recorded Webinar Library.

30-minute educational trainings led by experts

Quick and informative
expert-led trainings

IMPACT ENTREPRENEUR WORKSHOP

Free tactical workshops
with immediate application

LAUNCH & PIVOT

Our most popular programs
Start or pivot your impact business alongside other entrepreneurs with business-building workshops, mentorship, and pitch event.

Launch Camp

From idea to market in
two days of fast, fun work

pivot camp

Make a quick pivot to a new
product or revenue model

SCALE

Accelerate venture growth through the power of SEED SPOT's global impact network, advanced training, funding opportunities, and top-tier mentors and experts.

pro series

Hyper-quick, tactical training
for scaling venture leaders

Impact Accelerator

6-week accelerator for
fundraising & scale

CONNECT

Join the SEED SPOT community to support impact entrepreneurship, and form meaningful connections with founders, mentors, investors, and partners.

Pitch Event

Inspiring pitches from
SEED SPOT entrepreneurs

Founder Scrum

Impact mastermind groups
for SEED SPOT Alumni

Not sure which program's right for you? Speak with a SEED SPOT Program Manager to receive personalized recommendations based on your goals and stage!

RECORDED WEBINAR LIBRARY

Missed a program or want to refresh your memory? Check out these free recordings and resources!

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: ADVICE from founders

How Redefining My Value Proposition Immediately Opened New Revenue Streams Post-COVID (Alumni Spotlight)
Program Date: 7/30/2020
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How I Pivoted My Service-Based Business to Online Delivery in 4 Weeks (Alumni Spotlight)
Program Date: (7/14/2020)
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How We Launched a BLM Platform in One Week (Alumni Spotlight)
Program Date: 6/26/2020
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BRANDING & Marketing

Marketing Strategies for Social Impact Businesses
Program Date: (5/26/2020)
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Building a Brand that Can Weather Any Season
Program Date: (5/15/2020)
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Effective Storytelling in Challenging Times: Today's Guide for Brand Leaders
Program Date (4/30/2020)
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The New Marketing Playbook: Messaging During #StayHomeStaySafe
Program Date: (4/15/2020)
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Lean Digital Marketing Hacks for Entrepreneurs
Program Date: (3/20/2020)
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Finance & Accounting

UPDATED: Unpacking & Applying for SBA Loans: PPP & EIDL
Program Date: (8/4/2020)
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Minimizing Dilution with Venture Debt
Program Date: (6/16/2020)
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What's After the PPP for Women Founders?
Program Date: (6/11/2020)
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Maximize Your Revenue with a Subscription Model Pivot
Program Date: (4/22/2020)
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How to Calculate your Financial Runway
Program Date: (4/21/2020)
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Equity Basics for Fundraising Founders
Program Date: (4/2/2020)
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Funding

How to Close $1 Million In Non-Dilutive Funding with a SBIR to Develop Your Innovation
Program Date: (7/28/2020)
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Financing Options for Your Venture
Program Date: (7/17/2020)
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Cap Table Essentials for Entrepreneurs
Program Date: (6/18/2020)
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An Introduction to Equity Crowdfunding
Program Date: (5/14/2020)
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Today's Investor Mindset: Insights for Startups
Program Date: (5/13/2020)
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Navigating Alternative Funding Sources
Program Date: (5/5/2020)
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Seed Fundraising from A to Z
Program Date: (4/17/2020)
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How to Perfect Your Pitch
Program Date: 4/17/2020
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LEGAL

11 Legal Must-Dos for Start-Ups Preparing for Funding
Program Date: 6/8/2020
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Choosing a Legal Entity Type for Your Venture
Program Date: 5/19/2020
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Leadership & Productivity

Impact Entrepreneur Workshop: Ask Me Anything with Scott Case
Program Date: 7/10/2020
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The Resilient Founder: Anxiety 101 (Alumni Feature)
Program Date: 6/23/2020
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10 Daily Practices for Fostering Your Entrepreneurial Mindset
Program Date: 6/9/2020
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Strategic Communications in Times of Transition
Program Date: 6/4/2020
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Leading through Change: Advice for Entrepreneurs from Insperity 
Program Date: 6/1/2020
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Engaging & Maximizing Your Remote Team
Program Date: 5/8/2020
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Work Smarter Not Harder, Leveraging Competitor Insights to Accelerate Your Growth
Program Date: 5/15/2020
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Make Work from Home Work for You: A PT's Survival Guide
Program Date: 3/24/2020
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Product & Technology

How Redefining My Value Proposition Immediately Opened New Revenue Streams Post-COVID (Alumni Spotlight)
Program Date: 7/30/2020
View the Recording

How I Pivoted My Service-Based Business to Online Delivery in 4 Weeks (Alumni Spotlight)
Program Date: (7/14/2020)
View the Recording

Focusing on KPIs that Actually Matter for Your Business
Program Date: 7/2/2020
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How We Launched a BLM Platform in One Week (Alumni Spotlight)
Program Date: 6/26/2020
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Augmented Reality for Entrepreneurs: An Introduction
Program Date: 5/21/2020
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A Beginner's Guide to Payment Processing for Online Sales
Program Date: 4/28/2020
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VR Trends: Getting Strategic Ahead of the Curve
Program Date: 4/24/2020
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Conducting User Testing in a Physically-Distanced World
Program Date: 4/9/2020
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How to Turn Your Impact-Driven Idea into a Money Maker
Program Date: 3/20/2020
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Nonprofits

Nonprofits: Making the Most of May's Special #GivingTuesdayNow Event
Program Date: 4/28/2020
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Nonprofits: How to Adapt Your Digital Fundraising Strategy
Program Date: 4/13/2020
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SEED SPOT INFO SESSION

Impact Accelerator Info Session: Program & Application Process
Program Date:7/31/2020
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2-Day Launch Camp Info Session: SEED SPOT's Formula for Impact
Program Date:7/29/2020
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Pivot Camp Info Session: Pivot to Market in 2 Weeks
Program Date: 7/22/2020
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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

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Get started making impact through your venture with SEED SPOT's expert help and support!

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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