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Q&A with Gretchen Naugle: How to Bring SEED SPOT to Your School

By Bianca | July 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Q&A with Gretchen Naugle: How to Bring SEED SPOT to Your School
youth entrepreneurship, 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 work one day 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 amounts of…

D.C. DEMO DAY: 9 Ventures Pitched in Front of 500+ Community Members!

By Bianca | July 14, 2017 | Comments Off on D.C. DEMO DAY: 9 Ventures Pitched in Front of 500+ Community Members!
SEED SPOT, DC, event, community, pitch, ventures, founders

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 away from the White House and Washington Monument. We are still on an adrenaline rush from an unforgettable night at the Warner Theatre cheering on the newest cohort of SEED…

Halona Foods: Making Delicious Snacks out of Food Fortunes

By Bianca | July 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Halona Foods: Making Delicious Snacks out of Food Fortunes
Halona Foods, food fortunes, delicious snacks, social entrepreneur

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 Washington University School of Business, Stephanie realized the huge amount of ugly fruits and veggies that get left behind on farms. She set out to solve this enormous problem with…

Empowered To Run: Converting Voices into Candidates

By Bianca | July 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Empowered To Run: Converting Voices into Candidates
Empowered to Run, social entrepreneur, SEED SPOT, governance

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 their own communities. While working with these volunteers, Steve noticed that “many found a voice inside themselves they didn’t realize they had. I thought it was a shame we didn’t…

How to Pitch Your Venture to a Reporter

By Bianca | July 6, 2017 | Comments Off on How to Pitch Your Venture to a Reporter
how to pitch your venture to a reporter, pitch, venture, entrepreneurship

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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