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6 Habits of a Highly Impactful Entrepreneur

By: Bianca Buliga, Content Curator There are several adages that attempt to identify the perfect recipe to becoming an impactful entrepreneur, ranging from “early bird gets the worm” to “the difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!” And we’ve all heard about the eccentric habits that our society’s most brilliant minds have –…

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3 Ways Google Analytics Can Improve your Website

By: Blakely Fraasch, Content Curator Intern Successful entrepreneurs understand their target market and use that knowledge to their advantage. Using products like Google Analytics helps entrepreneurs to understand the behaviors of their target audience, and to decide what future content and products will interest them. A free data metric tracking site, Google Analytics is vital…

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Melanie Isaacs: “Studying Fish Isn’t Helpful in Starting a Business”

By: Jenna Fitzgerald, Market Analysis Intern Most entrepreneurs remember their “moment.” You know, the moment they KNEW they were meant to start a socially-conscious business venture. SEED SPOT alumna Melanie Isaacs clearly recalls her moment – a life-changing conversation on a train about beluga whales and sea turtles with a young autistic boy. Melanie is…

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3 Ways Men Can Better Mentor Women

By: Bianca Buliga, Content Curator Though no two mentors are quite the same, the vast majority of entrepreneurs agree that a mentor is an irreplaceable business investment. According to a UPS Mentor Month survey published on Entrepreneur in 2015, an overwhelming 88% of small business owners surveyed considered their mentoring experience “invaluable” to their business…

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SEED SPOT ALUMNUS PROFILE – Zenjoi

SEED SPOT is profiling SEED SPOT alumni that are part of InvestSW’s Venture Madness. Venture Madness is the premier investment competition in the Southwest and the top 64 companies compete for investment dollars. We are proud to support our alumni that are participating in the competition and the growing startup ecosystem in Arizona. As part…

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SEED SPOT ALUMNUS PROFILE – Schola

SEED SPOT is profiling SEED SPOT alumni that are part of InvestSW’s Venture Madness. Venture Madness is the premier investment competition in the Southwest and the top 64 companies compete for investment dollars. We are proud to support our alumni that are participating in the competition and the growing startup ecosystem in Arizona. As part…

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SEED SPOT ALUMNUS PROFILE – EpiFinder

SEED SPOT is profiling SEED SPOT alumni that are part of InvestSW’s Venture Madness. Venture Madness is the premier investment competition in the Southwest and the top 64 companies compete for investment dollars. We are proud to support our alumni that are participating in the competition and the growing startup ecosystem in Arizona. As part…

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SEED SPOT Alumnus Profile – Paraffin International

SEED SPOT is profiling SEED SPOT alumni that are part of InvestSW’s Venture Madness. Venture Madness is the premier investment competition in the Southwest and the top 64 companies compete for investment dollars. We are proud to support our alumni that are participating in the competition and the growing startup ecosystem in Arizona. As part…

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How to Integrate Storytelling into Your Digital Marketing Strategy

By: Bianca Buliga, Content Curator We are all bound by the human experience. We have all felt a vast array of emotions, ranging from heartbreak and disappointment to joy and triumph. Humankind has been communicating through storytelling for upwards of 20,000 years when our TVs were just cave walls! We are inherently attracted to stories…

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Impact Measurement Resources

Impact measurement is at the heart of any social venture. We suggest leveraging a few resources to start thinking about how to measure impact. IRIS – IRIS metrics are designed to measure the social, environmental and financial performance of an investment or performance of a company. B Lab Quick Impact Assessment Tool – This Assessment…

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