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Celebrating Diversity in Entrepreneurship: Beyond the Buzzword

June 19, 2024

June is a month rich with opportunities for reflection and celebration. It is not only Pride Month but also the time when we observe Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating a pivotal

Churros on Wheels: How Innovation and Community is a Recipe for Success

May 23, 2024

Supporting entrepreneurs and small business owners in your community brings a mixture of benefits that not only support local businesses but also reach beyond the local area. In the Valley,

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. 

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

How to Sell Value, Not Product, as a B2B Entrepreneur

March 14, 2024

B2B (Business-to-Business) entrepreneurs are always excited about their product. You can see it in their actions and hear it in their voices. And well they should be – after all

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