community entrepreneurship

Arizona’s Diverse Tech Ecosystem: Shaping the Future Across Sectors

May 16, 2024

Amid the Sonoran Desert, Arizona’s tech ecosystem thrives as an oasis of innovation and diversity, where technology and entrepreneurship flourish. This diverse environment includes both long-standing corporations and recent startups. 

Creative Ideas for Embracing Earth Day in Your Business

April 24, 2024

In honor of Earth Day, the Edson E+I team invited Sowan Thai, a participant from our Cultivate PHX AgriFood Tech Incubator, to provide his take on how business owners and

How to Tap Into External Funding Opportunities to Expand Your Venture

April 17, 2024

When it comes to entrepreneurship, securing funding is often a key driver for growth and success. While many early-stage entrepreneurs start by tapping personal savings and loans from family and

Cultivating a Strong Venture Mentor Network to Empower Entrepreneurs at All Stages

April 4, 2024

When you find a vibrant community for entrepreneurs, chances are you’ll discover a strong mentorship program offering impactful guidance and support to innovators of all kinds. Recognizing that each mentor

Putting Purpose First: How Three Founders Prioritize Social Entrepreneurship

March 21, 2024

From acting as catalysts for social change to generating opportunities for underserved communities, social entrepreneurship is a valuable concept for any business to embrace. Not only can an entrepreneur generate

Five Unique Strategies to Help Women Reimagine Professional Networking

March 4, 2024

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, it’s a great time to have authentic discussions about helping women advance professionally. One key element to finding success in the workplace is networking—a

3 Tips for an Easier Ride on the Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster

February 28, 2024

Entrepreneurship is an incredible ride aptly likened to a rollercoaster. It’s exciting with many unexpected twists and turns. Some are exhilarating and have you running off enthusiasm and confidence. Others

Local Restaurant Love: How 3 Food Businesses are Growing in the West Valley

February 22, 2024

Entrepreneurship comes in various forms, but the key to success is giving customers what they want, consistently and with top-notch quality, no matter what industry you are in. The food

Making an Impact: A Community Leader’s Journey on Campus and Beyond Graduation

February 5, 2024

Black History Month is not just a time to reflect on the lives and collective histories of the African diaspora. It is also a time to celebrate the diversity in