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Venture Lab Pitch Event

On Wednesday April 25, 11 teams competed for thousands of dollars in prize money through the Venture Lab Pitch Event. Hosted by The New School’s Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), the competition gave students enrolled in the Venture Lab course the chance to pitch their ideas and receive constructive feedback from New York City-based socially engaged entrepreneurs. […]

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  WE Master Leadership is a free workshop designed to help women entrepreneurs gain the critical management skills needed to start, operate, and grow their businesses. During this two-session interactive workshop, participants will learn how to: Develop a formal business presentation Master negotiation techniques Improve collaborative leadership skills Overcome common business challenges Please note, this course consists of two sessions […]

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Applications Now Open for Female Founders Pitch Contest & the Chance to win $5K for Your Startup!

  Calling all Female Founders! Brooklyn is home to more female-founded startups than any other city in the US, and we are bringing the best of them together. Apply now to compete at Make It in Brooklyn’s next pitch contest and the chance to win $5,000. The event will take place on Wednesday May 23rd. Applications are […]

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XRC Labs Cohort 5 Demo Day – April 19th 8AM

Join us at Parsons School of Design in New York City to celebrate the achievements of the Cohort 5 Founders.    This is a great opportunity to see nine innovative companies disrupting the retail and consumer goods sectors showcase their progress, and share their impact on the future of innovation in retail.    Come network, learn […]

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Leading ChangeMakers: A Workshop for Expanding NYC Arts Leadership

Our Venture Lab participant, Anthony Meyers is hosting a a workshop for expanding NYC Arts Leadership. This is a great opportunity to engage with some of today’s leading arts and humanities experts to examine the realities of systemic oppression and bias in the workplace, all through the lens of personal and collective advancement. Experts include: […]

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Team Generators Events!

Thank you to all who participated in our Team Generator Events in March! The application process for next spring’s Venture Lab course will open in August 2018. We encourage you to sign up for the IEI newsletter and follow us on social media to learn more about upcoming events and opportunities. If you are a […]

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Let's do lunch! with She Thinks Purple

Let’s do lunch! with She Thinks Purple

She Thinks Purple will be hosting intimate lunches throughout this month with female founders in select cities: Chicago, NYC and Washington, D.C. These lunches are designed to foster community among fellow entrepreneurs and allow attendees to practice sharing their stories in a comfortable atmosphere. We promise light fare, lively company and enlightened conversation. Each lunch will be capped at […]

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The Geneva Challenge 2018 – The Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students

This year, students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on “The Challenges of Climate Change”. The 2018 edition of the Geneva Challenge is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and is supported by Kofi Annan, the high-patron of the contest. The Geneva Challenge aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among master students on […]

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Announcing the Communities Thrive Challenge – a National Challenge for Local Solutions

  Today The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – with guidance from leaders across the country – are excited to announce the Communities Thrive Challenge, a $10 million funding opportunity to find and support successful, community-driven approaches to expand economic opportunity for low-income and financially insecure people and communities across the U.S. We […]

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Creating Workplace Equity Workshop by Mara Zepeda

Mara Zepeda has been a leading voice in critiquing the current start-up culture for, among other things, business models that rely on profiting from user data, and organizational cultures that are hostile to women.  For an example of Mara (and others) thinking, see this article. RSVP Here!

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