Social Entrepreneurship

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.
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, 04/27/2021 - 15:20
GIST Insights: 3 Cleantech Sectors that Need Your Innovative Solutions

Wherever you are in your entrepreneurial journey, from just starting to form the idea for your new innovative solution to bringing your solution out of the lab and into the market, technology that addresses climate change in a new and significant way could be the opportunity you are looking for.

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 19:21
Walking the Talk and the Legacy of Women Innovators: a Q&A with Rahinah Ibrahim of Oceanori
Oceanori took the top prize at the GIST APEC Startup Training in Brisbane, Australia in 2018. The intensive training program brought startup teams from APEC countries to improve their business ideas, perfect their pitches, and showcase their innovations in front of business leaders, policymakers, academics, and chief science advisors from around the world.  This conversation between Oceanori’s Dr. Rahinah Ibrahim and GIST Innovation Hub program lead Drona Dewi was conducted March 17, 2021 and was edited for clarity. 
Fri, 03/26/2021 - 19:30
GIST Innovation Talks: Social Innovation

In this episode of GIST Innovation Talks we explore Social Innovation with innovator and ecosystem builder, Kasia Weina of Evergreen Labs. VentureWell program officer, Khandle Hedrick, leads this discussion as we discuss what makes Social Innovation such an effective force and how to make this model work.

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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.
Fri, 11/20/2020 - 21:49
GIST Innovation Hub, UTEC Ventures, on Building Community and Engaging Innovators
In our ongoing series highlighting the work that GIST Innovation Hubs are doing to support their innovation ecosystems, we spoke with UTEC Ventures about their recent programs that engage and empower innovators in Peru.
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

 

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 09:09
GIST Alumni Corner: Svetlana Jaghatspanyan of Forest Guard

 

Forest Guard is a smart sensor system that detects and prevents illegal logging, wildfire, and illegal transport access in forests and rest zones. 

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