Finance & Investing

Mon, 05/31/2021 - 14:38
Getting Your Startup Funded: a Q&A with StringersHub founder Yakau Buta

StringersHub is a marketplace that connects stringers and news media buyers with real-time and viral video content from all around the world. Its founder, Yakau Buta, was a participant in the 2019 GIST Business Incubation program that brought innovators from around the world to work in small groups with U.S. incubators and accelerators. 

Sat, 05/29/2021 - 13:43
GIST Insights - 5 Ways to be Ready for Investors
At some point during their entrepreneurial journey, an innovator will need to seek investment in order to move their solution forward. Investment can take many forms from self-funding, to crowdfunding, to venture capital, to angel capital. Knowing the difference between them, and when to use them or to refuse them, allows an entrepreneur to find the funding that best fits their venture’s needs. We’ve put these steps together from our industry experts for you to understand and be prepared for investment in your startup.
Thu, 08/27/2020 - 09:56
GIST Innovation Talks Episode 4: Ecosystem Building

This episode of GIST Innovation Talks dives into ecosystem building with the founder of SIZZLESCIENCE, Murali Prasad. SIZZLESCIENCE was the in-country partner for the GIST Investors Malaysia programs and serves as the GIST Innovation Hub for Malaysia. As an innovator and angel investor, Murali Prasad has seen firsthand how important a healthy ecosystem can be to supporting entrepreneurs and investors. VentureWell program officer, Samer Yousif, leads this discussion through both high level and more specific solutions to building a thriving startup ecosystem.

 

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 13:51
GIST TechConnect Tips

 

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 21:50
Insights on Success from the GIST Community

 

The GIST community is a diverse family of innovators, ecosystem builders, and investors. Each brings their own insights and perspectives to entrepreneurship. In this article we share some of the best quotes from GIST community members on a number of topics, all of which are designed to inform and encourage innovators in their own personal journeys. 
 

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 09:44
GIST TechConnect Recap: Startups and Corporations

 

Large corporations play an integral part in the startup ecosystem. Understanding how startups should engage corporations, what will capture their interests, and how they define success is critical to ensuring the relationship is mutually beneficial.

Key takeaways:

What advice would you give to startups wanting to work with corporations?

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