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Social Venture Partners AZ and Seed Spot team up for boot camp

December 15, 2015 |

Twenty semifinalists from Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) Fast Pitch Competition, will be entering one of the most exclusive startup boot camps in the Valley.

Seed Spot, one of the leading social conscious incubators in the country, is teaming up with … Read More

Comedy and mechanics win at Seed Spot Demo Day

December 10, 2015 |

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist

From event space rental platforms and tamales to gift giving and LOL, twelve startups presented their businesses at the sixth Seed Spot Demo Day at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix and competed for cash prizes, … Read More

Seed Spot NEXT program expands nationally

December 8, 2015 |

At 17 years-old most kids are keeping up on TV shows, taking part in school clubs, or participating in after school sports, not starting a company. For those teens that have that entrepreneurial spirit, Seed Spot, the socially-conscious incubator, offers … Read More

Seed Spot expanding social impact platform to US

November 18, 2015 |

Seed Spot, a social impact incubator, has announced plans to expand their entrepreneurship program nationally, even internationally, in the years ahead. Cities such as San Diego, Boise, and even Warsaw have expressed interest in bringing the Seed Spot model to … Read More

#ExposeTheAwesome Community Tour highlights cool people, places and spaces in AZ

November 4, 2015 |

Co-working is not just an idea, it’s an action. The AZTB crew headed out this past summer to cool spaces and places for our #ExposeTheAwesome Community Tour and we did just that!

Through the power of social media, our readers got the … Read More

Seed Spot received $330k Kauffman Foundation Grant

October 29, 2015 |

Arizona-based business incubator Seed Spot was announced as one of eight companies awarded a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

The grant was given to organizations that help entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses.

READ: Female founders dominate … Read More

The Startup Journal: Getting pre-orders to attract investors

October 15, 2015 |

Video contribution by Xavier Smith

For startups with capital intensive products, it’s one thing to have your product demoed, used on a trial basis and liked, but once it comes to converting the customer, many enthusiasts won’t pull out the … Read More

Announcing AZ Tech Beat Community Tour – Updated

September 13, 2015 |

Expose the awesome! That’s our motto, goal, passion and the name of our community tour. Join us as our crew heads out around the Valley to co-work with our tech community.

We will be setting up shop at local co-working spaces, tech … Read More

Female founders dominate Seed Spot fall 2015 venture class

September 10, 2015 |

You go guuurl! Was the common comment I had for the latest batch of ventures entering Seed Spot Fall 2015 class. Out of eleven ventures entering the program, eight of them are women-owned.

At the monOrchid, Phoenix Councilman Daniel Valenzuela and … Read More

POTUS Demo Day promotes diversity, AZ companies recognized

August 4, 2015 |

Co-written with Tishin Donkersley

Only 1% of America’s venture capital-backed startups are led by African Americans, and only 3% are led by women. This has to change.

Today, President Obama is hosting the first White House Demo Day, promoting diversity … Read More