Science & Tech Entrepreneurship

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 20:29
GIST Catalyst Semifinalists Announced!

GIST Catalyst Virtual Pitch Competition Semifinalists have been announced. This diverse and dynamic group of innovators is a great example of the GIST community's commitment to bring innovative solutions to the world's most pressing issues. We could not be more excited to welcome this group to compete at this elite level, to showcase their solutions, and to be part of something greater than themselves. 

Tue, 09/28/2021 - 14:48
Networking in the New Normal

The dawn of the COVID Era has introduced new pressures on almost all aspects of society. These changes and shifts, as difficult as they have been for so many of us globally, present new challenges but also new opportunities to reconfigure and rediscover the process of innovation. One of the biggest shifts in the last two years has been in defining the role of “community” within the innovation ecosystem.

Wed, 08/25/2021 - 19:45
GIST Insights: Deep Tech
“Deep tech” is a phrase you’re going to be hearing more and more of in the coming decade, and it’s going to be more important than ever. But what exactly is it, and why should it matter? At its most simple, “deep tech” is used to describe novel technology that is based on substantial scientific or engineering challenges.
Tue, 07/20/2021 - 20:25
Growing the Future Part 1: The Increasing Role of AgTech Today
Part 1: The Increasing Role of AgTech Today
Tue, 07/06/2021 - 17:57
GIST Insights: Advancing AgTech
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.
Fri, 06/25/2021 - 19:16
The Cleantech Revolution is Here
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.
Thu, 04/29/2021 - 18:00
Exploring Cleantech Solutions with Juliana Garaizar of Greentown Labs
GIST sat down with Juliana Garaizar of Greentown labs to discuss the role that ecosystem building and corporate partnerships have in supporting cleantech solutions.
Wed, 04/28/2021 - 15:29
Ecosystem Building, Accelerators, and How to Innovate in the Cleantech Field: a Q&A with GIST Innovation Hub Berytech of Lebanon
In this Q&A with Berytech's Elias Nicolas we explore ecosystem building, accelerator programs, and how innovators can prepare themselves for entering the cleantech field.
Tue, 03/30/2021 - 12:54
GIST Insights: 4 Tips for Women Founders
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.
Thu, 03/04/2021 - 18:29
GIST Year in Review 2020
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.

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