Peoria Forward

The most cost-effective way for small businesses to drive sales

February 22, 2021

Objectives By the end of this post, you will be able to: Understand the value of organic social media toolsUnderstand the role of social media in driving salesBaseline current social

Creating new revenue sources during COVID-19 and beyond

February 3, 2021

Objectives By the end of this post, you will be able to: Research and brainstorm new sources of revenueStrategically build out an idea while minimizing cost and maximizing resultsIdentify and

Exploring the innovative power of the arts for entrepreneurs and the community

January 14, 2021

Art has a unique power to engage and transform participants. A talented painter can evoke deep thought within a viewer while a musician can encourage listeners to break out into

Exploring entrepreneurship and innovation with local authors and illustrators

January 13, 2021

Our community is teeming with entrepreneurs and many of them might not look like the traditional small business owner. Have you ever thought of an author as an entrepreneur? How

4 videos on using an entrepreneurial mindset to address community needs

January 12, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented immense challenges for society and overcoming them will take collaboration across our diverse communities. By sharing our experiences and knowledge, we can find innovative solutions

Community Innovation Summit brings innovative solutions to West Valley non-profits

December 16, 2020

The ASU Edson E+I Institute’s Peoria Forward Program has partnered for a second year in a row with Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) to host the action-packed Community Innovation Summit.

Local Holiday Gift Guide: Support Entrepreneurs from Edson E+I Institute

December 4, 2020

Need a little help or inspiration with your holiday shopping? Consider supporting a local Phoenix-area based entrepreneur this season. This gift guide, curated by the Edson E+I Institute, features 11

Get involved in the West Valley entrepreneurial ecosystem

September 30, 2020

An entrepreneurial ecosystem is a connected set of entrepreneurs, organizations, resources, and support. As an entrepreneurial ecosystem starts to emerge, you can identify the shared values, visions, and attributes that

Peoria Forward Ventures Win at Demo Day

May 18, 2020

ASU’s Spring Demo Day concluded with two Peoria Forward incubation ventures receiving initial seed funding in their funding tracks. Anthony Souris, otherwise known as Tony, the founder of Bisbee Baby, a platform that collects data