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12 Entrepreneurs Share Their 2019 New Year’s Resolutions

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager New year, new you (right?!) As 2019 kicks into full gear, we’ve all been given a chance to focus more deeply, re-prioritize organization, and dream bigger. Your personal resolutions may include hitting the gym more often, eating healthier, and reading more books, but have you given much thought to…

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A Former Foster Youth’s Path to Becoming an Impact-Driven Entrepreneur

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager Imagine having 15 minutes to gather your most prized possessions, stuff them into a trash bag, and never being allowed to return – only to be dropped off at a complete stranger’s house you’re now expected to call ‘home.’ This is the reality for 438,000 children across the United…

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Breaking News: SEED SPOT Board Announces Matching Donations

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager Have you heard the big news?! Our Board of Directors is matching donations in the month of December up to $25,000! Whether you can contribute a one-time $5 donation or become a SEED SPOT 500 member by donating $500 annually, the Board will be matching your gift dollar for…

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How To Measure Meaningful Social Impact

By: Lo Kidd, Marketing Intern Does your work make meaningful social impact? 81 percent of millennials expect the companies that they invest in to not only make a social impact, but to be transparent about the company’s intentions. However, only 10 percent of companies publish their purpose statements with recorded proof of their progress. So,…

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Happy Thanksgiving from the SEED SPOT Team: 7 Thankful Things

The SEED SPOT team is thankful for SO many things this holiday season! We narrowed it down to our top seven for you to peruse before turning on your out-of-office message this Thanksgiving: 1. “I am thankful that so many entrepreneurs have trusted us to help them start dreaming bigger. Over 550 impact-driven people (and…

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How to Spin Your #GivingTuesday Campaign into a Full-Year Culture of Giving

Q & A between SEED SPOT and Emily Goodstein, Online Fundraising Strategist By Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Emily Goodstein, a fundraising strategist, author, and advocate. She gave us the opportunity to pick her brain on all things #GivingTuesday. We’re excited to share her thoughts, insights,…

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Meet Our Measuring and Evaluation Fellow, Ishaq Zaighum

By: Bianca Buliga, Digital Marketing Manager When asked what the weirdest thing about America is, Ishaq (pronounced ‘is-haak’) responded: “in some parts of the country people smile at you, and in other parts they don’t.” Over the next year, Ishaq will be living and working in Washington, DC as SEED SPOT’s Measuring and Evaluation Fellow.…

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Entre Ed Forum Reflections: Cultivating Students’ Entrepreneurial Mindsets

By: Dave Kavlick, Director of School Expansion On the weekend of September 28th-29th, educators, school administrators, teachers, and individuals from across the country descended upon Pittsburgh, PA to attend the Entre Ed Forum with one goal: to further the movement of teaching entrepreneurship in schools across America. As the Director of School Expansion with SEED…

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A Day in the Life of a SEED SPOT Impact-Driven Entrepreneur

By: Lo Kidd, Marketing Intern One of the greatest appeals to launching your venture is breaking away from the nine-to-five routine. To many, living like an impact-driven entrepreneur means assigning your own hours, tasks and deadlines. However, this flexibility can come with its own set of unique challenges like irregular sleeping schedules, endless to-do lists,…

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