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SEED SPOT Entrepreneurs Pitch Impact-Driven Ventures at Booz Allen’s Innovation Center

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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.

JetBlue Accepting Applications for BlueBud Business Mentoring Program to Help Burgeoning Brands Take Flight

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-- BlueBud Provides Innovative Companies with a Chance to Learn What It Takes to Get Their Products Onboard Commercial Aircraft Directly from JetBlue Leaders --

-- Applications Currently Being Accepted from Small Businesses in New York and Boston --

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-- BlueBud Provides Innovative Companies with a Chance to Learn What It Takes to Get Their Products Onboard Commercial Aircraft Directly from JetBlue Leaders --

-- Applications Currently Being Accepted from Small Businesses in New York and Boston --

Looking to Launch Your Big Idea? SEED SPOT Is Recruiting Impact-Driven Entrepreneurs

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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 Double Down on Supporting the Washington, DC Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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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.

Gildan Celebrates Female Mentors on International Women's Day (Video)

Women leaders at Gildan share their experiences of having a female mentor
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For International Women’s Day, we asked three women in leadership positions at Gildan to share their experience of having strong female mentors in their careers.

Video features:

Linda Fittler, Vice-President, Merchandising and Marketing

Nathalie Giarrusso, Director, Global Organizational Development

Karla Euceda, Chief, Chemical Environment

Click here to watch the video.

 

Cracking the Ceiling: Female-led Startups Get Unique Opportunity

By Diana Hart
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A dynamic new female-focused accelerator is launching in Toronto to help women founders break through barriers to better compete in the heavily male-dominated startup field.

DMZ Launches ‘Women Founders Accelerator Program’ to Improve Gender Gap in Canada’s Tech Sector

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TORONTO, February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The DMZ at Ryerson University announced today the launch of a Women Founders accelerator program to help early-stage women-led startups secure early revenue and find their product-market fit. The four-month accelerator program, launched in partnership with Scotiabank and Tangerine, will fuel the success of Canadian women innovators.

Empowering Kids to Learn About Money

It’s never too early to teach kids about saving money. PNC’s School Bank Program offers on-site learning to enhance elementary and middle school classroom curriculum.
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With pen and paper in hand, 10-year-old Brycen Carter eagerly awaits customers to approach him during lunch hour. Perched atop a stage in his school cafeteria, Carter sits behind a table draped with a PNC- branded tablecloth alongside two fellow fifth graders from Eastside Elementary in Anderson, Ind.

Every month, a handful of students like him are trained to volunteer as tellers for the PNC School Bank Program.

Are You Ready for an Accelerator?

By Nasir Qadree, Associate Director of Social Investments, AT&T
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Building a company is incredibly hard... and incredibly rewarding. I know from experience. Before working at AT&T, I supported a portfolio of start-ups at a venture capital firm. There’s nothing quite like making an idea a reality and seeing its impact on others.

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