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How to Build a Successful Startup Ecosystem in Your City
Building a collaborative startup ecosystem isn't easy. The process requires a community ideology and a shared vision between a complex network of founders, innovators, investors, and government.
Prepare your questions and join us on February 28 at 3 pm EST to learn firsthand from experienced startup ecosystem builders about how to cultivate the kind of city where entrepreneurs want to build and grow their businesses.
“Each year the National Science Foundation (NSF) invests millions into startup companies by way of its non-dilutive SBIR and STTR grants. Since 2012, NSF has made more than 2,500 awards to startups and small businesses. Since 2014, NSF’s awardees have had 70 exits and received $3.5 billion in venture investment. Two new contests have just been announced, each offering $225K in non-dilutive funding for early stage startups. The deadline for both is December 4th.”
After you get a SBIR grant, there is a Phase II SBIR grant available for $750,000.
“Educators are taking advantage of an environment where personal devices are nearly ubiquitous. About 92% of U.S. college and university students now own laptops, 93% own smartphones, and 45% own tablets. Educators are selecting more digital materials and expanding their use of interactive tools to track students’ mastery. Many are even creating new courses or redesigning existing courses to take greater advantage of digital.
Project Based Learning (PBL) is becoming a popular methodology. However, this first-hand experience talks about the improvement of the results based on iterations. The article is worthy, but just in case you only want to know the keywords, here they are:
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