Innovators

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.
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 - 16:58
Understanding and Using Blockchain for Your Startup: a Q&A with Syed Abrar Ahmed of Liber Health
Blockchain is a relatively new tool that has made headlines in recent years as a way to create highly secure online databases. In this interview we discuss how it works and when to use it for your startup.
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 - 20:03
Women Founders Share Insights During TechConnect on Building a Startup From the Ground Up
Finding the right resources before you commit yourself to a startup can make the difference between success and failure. The most recent GIST TechConnect: Building a Startup From the Ground Up provides unique perspectives on the steps early-stage innovators take when building their startups.
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. 
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.
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, 03/18/2021 - 17:49
GIST Innovates Ukraine Launches 2021 Cohort!
The U. S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology initiative (GIST) is pleased to announce the launch of the second GIST Innovates Ukraine pre-accelerator training, a 10-week program that will train and mentor Ukrainian STEM innovators on their journey to becoming entrepreneurs.

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