At Comcast NBCUniversal, our core values are rooted in improving the communities where we live and work. Today, as we face extraordinary challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the growing calls for social justice and equality, our employees remain committed to giving back to those in need. Below are two examples of how our employees are virtually volunteering in their communities during these extraordinary times.
The PayPal employee GIVE Team in New York partners with a nonprofit online university, Kiron, to provide digital mentorship to refugee students across the globe through career counseling and supporting them in their integration into a new environment.
Booz Allen received its first Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Recipients will be recognized at the National Small Business Week 2019 Awards May 6 in Washington, D.C.
Protégé DarkBlade Systems Corporation and mentor Booz Allen were among 10 teams recognized with the prestigious 2018 Nunn-Perry Award.
Named in honor of former Senator Sam Nunn and former Secretary of Defense William Perry, the award recognizes outstanding Mentor-Protégé teams formed under the auspices of the Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé program, which partners small businesses with large companies.
To conclude two days of idea exploration, customer validation, market analysis, and prototyping, SEED SPOT hosted a Pitch Night at Booz Allen’s Innovation Center on Thursday, September 13 from 6:00-8:00pm. A group of up-and-coming impact-driven entrepreneurs will pitch their ventures to a live community audience of fellow entrepreneurs, startup ecosystem builders, and potential investors.
WASHINGTON, DC: According to a study conducted by CB Insights on 100+ startup failures, the top reason startups fail is because there is no market need for their solution. Simply put, the team hasn’t conducted sufficient customer discovery or market validation to attract customers for their product or service.
SEED SPOT and Booz Allen Hamilton are doubling down on their mission of supporting Washington, DC’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to spur startup innovation as a force for good. Their strategic partnership provides early-stage impact-driven entrepreneurs with business fundamentals, mentorship, resources, and access to capital to create businesses that positively impact the world.