Tag: entrepreneurs

Venture for America Inspires Entrepreneurship in Cities Across America

According to the SBA, small businesses account for about 64% of all new jobs created in this country. Entrepreneurship stimulates job growth, creates new opportunities in cities that need them, and makes people better versions of themselves. But, there is no clear path to entrepreneurship. Venture for America is changing that through their fellowship program, … read more

5 Rookie Mistakes in Crowdfunding

Avoid some of the most common rookie mistakes in setting up your campaign, including…. Your pitch video is more like a short film You know how you’re watching TV and countless ads come on? Even though it feels like they go on forever, they’re actually only 30-60 seconds long!  If we had a penny for … read more

5 Indiegogo Food Campaigns: Rum from Barbados & A Spicy Startup

We often forget that the retailers and businesses we frequent are run by real people.  A business can often times appear to be all bricks and mortar but when its run right, you get to meet the owners, and learn their stories.  Below are 5 Indiegogo entrepreneurs crowdfunding to do very different things – expand … read more

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: Beta Ltd. Announces “Indie Award” Startup Competition in Partnership with IndieGoGo

Offering an innovative alternative to traditional fundraising, Beta Ltd. today announces the “Indie Award”, a competition for early stage technology startups. Beta Ltd. produces startup mixers in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Seattle, Boulder, and Dublin. At each event, a selected group of startups presents before Beta Ltd.’s audience, comprised of hundreds of founders, developers, media professionals, and investors. To increase the impact of upcoming events, Beta Ltd. has partnered … read more

6Qs With Donny from Foodaissance

Brooklyn's culinary scene has diverted the world away from Manhattan, the once-considered mecca of gastronomy, towards a borough known for it's DIY makers, flea markets, artists studios and thriving community of artisan food entrepreneurs. Local photographer, Donny Tsang, wanted to capture the people behind a range of delicious and emerging brands including Robicellis, Liddabit Sweets, P&H … read more