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The gist:

  • A model informed by community input and feedback instead of instituting a theoretical model authored by non-community members is proving more successful for everyone.
  • Being in the community you aim to serve with a physical presence, investment, and representation is proving very effective in accelerator mission success.
Eastern Bank Foundation Honors Innovation Studio With Community Advocacy Award

Eastern Bank Foundation Honors Innovation Studio With Community Advocacy Award

This Innovation Center in Roxbury wants to help everyone start and grow a business

Located in the heart of Nubian Square, the Center opened in 2015 as a nonprofit organization, functioning as a free event space for entrepreneurs and offering programs to guide the process of launching a business. Even operating virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic, RIC guides entrepreneurs step-by-step through the process of establishing and launching their business.

Retail Business Services Partners with Other Ahold Delhaize USA Companies, Venture Café Cambridge to Launch Third Annual Start-Up Immersion Program

For the third year, Retail Business Services is partnering with other Ahold Delhaize USA companies and Venture Café Cambridge, a non-profit organization focused on growing inclusive entrepreneurship, to help early-stage entrepreneurs enter the retail grocery industry.

How these female business leaders successfully pivoted when the pandemic hit

COVID-19 and the shutdown have ravaged countless companies. But these leaders leveraged their skills to steady the ship — others can follow their lead.

Mayor Walsh Announces Start Of Webos Week 2020, Providing Women Entrepreneurs With Resources For Navigating Covid-19 Related Business Needs

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Mayor’s Offices of Economic Development and Women’s Advancement today announced the sixth annual Women Entrepreneurs Boston (WEBos) Week, a series of free, virtual events to support and promote women entrepreneurs throughout the City of Boston.

Lessons from Apple, Tim Cook, and Democratizing Innovation with Daniel Vidaña

Dan and his team are determined to make entrepreneurship and innovation accessible to everyone. Dan spent a chunk of his illustrious Supply Chain career working directly with Tim Cook at Apple. Dan and I spoke about expanding access and opportunities for everyone that wants to be an entrepreneur. He is committed to maximizing people’s lives. The Innovation Studio is in the trenches everyday doing really important work.

Venture Café New England Appoints New President and Announces Rebrand

Boston, MA — September 14th, 2020: Venture Café New England, a tax-exempt 501(c) (3) non-profit which has championed small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs by providing free services in New England for over 10 years, is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Vidaña as President, as well as a new name – Innovation Studio as it supports the movement for social equality.