The impact of agriculture on our society cannot be overstated. Agriculture transformed us from nomads to farmers, allowed for the building of cities and nations, as well as new achievements in art, writing, and math. Despite this, AgTech can be seen as a less glamorous and sometimes overlooked field for innovative entrepreneurs.
Cleantech innovation has emerged as the hottest space to be in for entrepreneurs wanting to make a positive impact with their commercial venture. Entrepreneurs in the cleantech sector are providing creative solutions not just to everyday issues but also to the larger issue of directly addressing the threat of the climate crisis. As the world collectively grapples with the threat of the climate crisis, this focus allows innovators to have significant contributions to local, regional, and global issues.
Being a founder presents certain obstacles no matter who you are. But women founders have unique challenges that make their path even more complex. In these tips from our innovation experts we provide resources to some of the issues we see repeatedly in our trainings. Issues that women founders face but that don’t need to prevent them from finding success.
This past year saw one of the most difficult times in the history of our modern global community. Here at GIST we appreciated, like never before, those who worked on the front lines of this calamitous time. Teachers and healthcare workers joined the ranks of superheroes. Throughout this harrowing time, the GIST community showed true resilience.
Rituparna Das was selected for the GIST Business Incubation program’s first cohort of innovators. The 2019 GIST Business Incubation program provided entrepreneurs with exposure to the U.S. market and startup resources.
In this episode of GIST Innovation Talks we explore ecosystem building with the co-founder of Startup Macedonia, Igor Madzov. Igor and his team engaged, empowered, and grew a relatively young North Macedonian startup ecosystem with great success.