Tag | External Opportunities

Fast Forward Accelerator 2019

Deadline: Monday, April 8th Fast Forward bridges the tech and nonprofit worlds, providing training and resources applicable to the challenges only a tech nonprofit entrepreneur knows. Through Fast Forward’s Accelerator, you’ll receive funding, mentorship, and connections to people who can help you scale. If you’re a nonprofit startup, you’re in the right place. Learn more and […]

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NYC Cleantech Open Launch Party

Date: Thursday, March 14th, 6:00PM – 9:00PM Location: Company (formerly Grand Central Tech), 335 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10017 Celebrate the launch of the 2019 Cleantech Open accelerator! Cleantech Open welcomes all entrepreneurs, students, investors, savvy technologists, and anyone interested in joining their growing community. This is a great way to connect with Cleantech Open alumni, mentors, […]

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HERImpact Pitch Competition – compete for $50,000 in cash prizes and more

Ford Motor Company Fund and 1863 Ventures are hosting HERImpact DC – a 6-month initiative to support female social entrepreneurs. We kicked off the initiative with a summit in the nation’s capital and will end with a pitch competition on March 16, 2019 in DC. The competition will give out $50,000 in cash and many more in-kind prizes […]

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2018 Impact Virtual Summit

The Impact Virtual Summit is a two day event taking place 100% online and can be accessed from anywhere without any travel. You can network and interact with speakers and participants just like you would in person and as a community member, you will gain lifetime access to recorded session to watch or review after […]

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The Purpose of Capital: A Fireside Chat with Jed Emerson by Impact Entrepreneur Center for Social and Environmental Innovation

The field of impact investing has become as focused upon the same questions of strategy, tactics and financial returns as traditional investing. Many struggle to understand impact investment practice, definitions, terms and metrics, but in the absence of clarity concerning the ultimate purpose of capital, our efforts will be in vain and simply devolve into […]

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Core77 Conference “Now What? Launching & Growing Your Creative Business”, Oct 25th

Core77 is hosting their 2018 Conference “Now What? Launching & Growing Your Creative Business” on October 25th at A/D/O in Brooklyn. “Now What?” is a one-day event that will focus on maintaining or starting a design business. Leaders in the field of design entrepreneurship will share their personal success stories and offer insights on running design studios, launching products, and even creating crowdfunding campaigns. Several RISD […]

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Strand at The New School: Grace Bonney Panel October 25th

Inspired by her New York Times bestseller In the Company of Women, Grace Bonney’s Good Company is the innovative and supportive journal for women and nonbinary creatives at every stage of life, founded on the power of inclusivity, diversity, and celebrating the differences that unite. Its mission is to provide motivation, inspiration, advice, and a vital sense of […]

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NextGen Cup Challenge: Idea submissions open October 9 – November 16

The $1 million NextGen Cup Challenge is an open innovation initiative seeking to identify and commercialize existing and future solutions for the single-use, hot and cold fiber cup system. The Challenge, managed by Closed Loop Partners’ Center for the Circular Economy, is the first phase of a multi-year, multi-industry global consortium that aims to accelerate the design, commercialization, and recovery of […]

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Apply for The Roddenberry Fellowship :: Deadline Sept 19!

The Roddenberry Fellowship is a 12-month program for 20 activists, changemakers, and organizers from across the United States who are tackling one of these four issue areas: Civil Rights Environmental Protection LGBTQIA & Women’s Rights Immigration & Refugee Rights Fellows will each receive a $50,000 award, as well as tailored support to implement a project […]

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Apply for the Catalyst Program at Blue Ridge Labs :: Deadline September 3

Are you building a mission-driven startup that could improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers? The Catalyst program at Blue Ridge Labs is designed to help founders turn a proven but small-scale concept into a scalable technology platform. Over the course of six months, as part of a small cohort of other founders, they will […]

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