Innovators

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 17:57
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.
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, 07/13/2021 - 18:45
Bhutan: A Country That Will Change the World
Why did GIST choose to bring its teams of experts, instructors, and mentors to Bhutan? What is it about this secluded Asian nation that makes it a perfect fit for GIST’s mission to empower science and technology innovators and strengthen emerging economies? The answers might surprise you; there is much, much more to this small mountain kingdom than meets the eye.
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, 06/23/2021 - 21:34
GIST Insights: Delivering Through Diversity
Diversity can mean a lot of things, but at the end of the day, it’s really about creating a space where different voices can contribute to making a better whole. Creating spaces where people from all sorts of perspectives can make meaningful contributions isn’t just good for you and your co-workers; it can be an incredible asset to your business. What are some of these assets, and how can you make the most of them?
Mon, 05/31/2021 - 14:38
Getting Your Startup Funded: a Q&A with StringersHub founder Yakau Buta

StringersHub is a marketplace that connects stringers and news media buyers with real-time and viral video content from all around the world. Its founder, Yakau Buta, was a participant in the 2019 GIST Business Incubation program that brought innovators from around the world to work in small groups with U.S. incubators and accelerators. 

Sat, 05/29/2021 - 13:43
GIST Insights - 5 Ways to be Ready for Investors
At some point during their entrepreneurial journey, an innovator will need to seek investment in order to move their solution forward. Investment can take many forms from self-funding, to crowdfunding, to venture capital, to angel capital. Knowing the difference between them, and when to use them or to refuse them, allows an entrepreneur to find the funding that best fits their venture’s needs. We’ve put these steps together from our industry experts for you to understand and be prepared for investment in your startup.
Sat, 05/29/2021 - 13:38
GIST Launches Innovates Bhutan Program to Support Early-stage Innovators
Thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative, iHUb Bhutan, the Loden Foundation, and the Bhutan Foundation, seventeen Bhutanese innovators will begin work this month toward realizing their dream of starting and scaling their business.
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.

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