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“Fear Means Go”: Bringing Clean Water to 900+ Bangladeshi Girls

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager “How can I help others reach their full potential?” At five years old, our latest SEED SPOT team member won his golden ticket to a better life – a green card to the United States. Born in post-apartheid South Africa, but ethnically Bosnian, Vid Micevic grew up in the…

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Schools Overview Webinar

Get Your Questions Answered about SEED SPOT Schools On Thursday, 1/25 from 6-7pm EST, SEED SPOT’s Vice President of Schools, Gretchen Naugle, will be hosting an online webinar to answer all of your questions about bringing SEED SPOT to your school. You will receive a follow-up email with more details within a few days. Our…

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5 Years In: SEED SPOT’s Vision of Impact for 2018

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager Happy 2018 SEED SPOT family! What are your resolutions for making 2018 the best year yet? This year, we’re focusing on community, growth, and impact. Over the past 5 years, we have empowered entrepreneurs of all ages. As we look towards 2018, our vision is to further unleash our…

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2-Day Launch Camps: What Are They & Why Do They Matter?

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager If you follow SEED SPOT on social media, you may have seen some fliers about our upcoming 2-Day Launch Camps in Tampa Bay, Florida (11/9-11/10) and Santa Barbara, California (11/15-11/16). But what exactly are these events and why do they matter? SEED SPOT 2-Day Launch Camps support early-stage entrepreneurs…

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The Path to Becoming a Certified B Corporation® for Social Entrepreneurs

By: Colleen Dyble, Vita Global, Inc. Founder “The B Corp movement is one of the most important of our lifetime, built on the simple fact that business impacts and serves more than just shareholders—it has an equal responsibility to the community and to the planet.” – Rose Marcario, CEO of Patagonia Global business trends show…

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7 Ways to Overcome Your Self-Doubt

By: Abby Drexler, Writer and Media Specialist for the Presentation Training Institute Being an entrepreneur means putting yourself out there time and time again. Whether you’re applying for grants, arranging meetings with content experts, or pitching your idea to a potential investor, you need to be on your A game to maintain momentum. And let’s…

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3 Lessons to Learn from Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets

By: C’pher Gresham, VP of SEED SPOT Communities Have you heard of the country of Benin? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. Benin is a country in West Africa with a vibrant history and steadily growing economy with cotton, cashews, and cacao as their major exports. Benin is ripe with opportunity and entrepreneurs are finding…

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Join the Movement: How to Bring SEED SPOT to Your School

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager Did you know that 65% of the jobs elementary school students will be working in the future don’t exist yet? Current knowledge bases are sprinting to keep up with the pace of rapidly advancing technology. As certain industries become obsolete, students are preparing for jobs that will require vast…

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How to Pitch Your Venture to a Reporter

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager Last week, you learned all about how to deliver your three-minute pitch in a way that would make hundred dollar bills rain from the ceiling. This week, we’re taking it to the next level: how to pitch your venture to a reporter and become front page news! We can…

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Mia Learning: Helping Kids Make Powerful Choices

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 earning a Ph.D. in Computers and English Studies. Since then, most of his career has been at the intersection of literacy, technology, and education. Through working with teachers around the…

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