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The Power of Hashtags on Social Media

By Bianca | April 19, 2017 | Comments Off on The Power of Hashtags on Social Media
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By: Blakely Fraasch, Content Creator Intern Remember the #IceBucketChallenge organized by the ALS Association that went viral back in 2014? You know, the one that your brother, mom, and grandma all participated in and donated to? The average donation was $47, over $115 million was raised in just 6 weeks, and the ALS Association used…

Introducing Kate Glantz as D.C. Director of Entrepreneur Initiatives

By Bianca | April 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Introducing Kate Glantz as D.C. Director of Entrepreneur Initiatives
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By: Bianca Buliga, Content Curator We are thrilled to welcome Kate Glantz as the latest member of our SEED SPOT family, and we are confident in her abilities to create massive waves of change in D.C.’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. But, who is Kate and what makes her tick? I found out that she loves bowling, watches…

Josh Kaplan: From High School Student to Co-Founder of BrailleBoard

By Bianca | April 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Josh Kaplan: From High School Student to Co-Founder of BrailleBoard
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By Josh Kaplan, SEED SPOT Next Participant and Co-Founder of BrailleBoard Growing up, I knew I wanted to become a doctor. Never did I think I’d become an entrepreneur – let alone a co-founder and founder of two start-ups by the age of 18. From a very young age, I was taught the importance of…

Kirk Johnson: “Don’t be a Cute Kid, Be a Professional Musician”

By Bianca | March 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Kirk Johnson: “Don’t be a Cute Kid, Be a Professional Musician”
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By: Bianca Buliga, Content Curator Kirk Johnson, SEED SPOT alum and founder of the SOUNDS Academy, is on a mission to provide Phoenix-based kids with opportunities to study, play, and create music. Studies show that music education programs may help students perform better on standardized tests and boost their graduation rates, but Kirk’s primary focus…

Chelsea Harden: Taking the Reins with H.E.A.R.T. Center

By Bianca | March 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Chelsea Harden: Taking the Reins with H.E.A.R.T. Center
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By: Blakely Fraasch, Content Creator Intern Many people have heard the phrase “when you fall off the horse, get back on the saddle”. On the path to entrepreneurship, you may experience a few bumps and bruises, but the ride will be worth it. Starting any business venture is a lot like learning to ride a…

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