Social Entrepreneurship

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.
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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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. 

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 09:31
Four JLABS grant opportunities for entrepreneurs innovating healthcare

 

Healthcare innovations have the power to improve lives around the world and catalyze transformative shifts in human health. However, without the right resources and guidance, entrepreneurs designing life-saving ideas may lack the momentum and direction crucial for success. Thankfully, many organizations provide funding and support for healthcare entrepreneurs, like Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 15:37
Global Entrepreneurs Conclude GIST Business Incubation Program at GIST Business Incubation Showcase and Reception

Nearly 30 science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies concluded their participation in the new GIST Business Incubation program during the GIST Business Incubation Showcase and Reception held on November 21 at the Halcyon incubator in Washington, D.C.

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