According to an American Express 2016 report, there are over 11.3 million women owned businesses in the U.S. that employ nearly 9 million people and generate over $1.6 trillion in revenues. However, women leaders starting their own business face significant barriers to growth - among the nearly 500 deals closed in the Fintech sector in the US in 2016, less than a dozen went to companies...
The Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC) is a prestigious, two-stage competition where community college teams use science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to innovate solutions to real-world problems, compete for cash awards, and earn full travel support (students and faculty) to attend an Innovation Boot Camp in Washington, D.C.
August 16, 2017
Competition has fueled innovation for centuries. Typically, it’s competition between companies that pushes the envelope and powers innovative endeavors. In recent history, organizations of all sizes have started to realize the true power of running a competition or challenge.