Forget Dating Apps. These Millennials Want To Save The World – Oct. 30, 2014

Brenner didn’t even look up from her conversation the other day when one aspiring entrepreneur rolled by on a skateboard. Most of the young people huddling at the long tables around Brenner and Lein in the sprawling office are dreaming of launching the next Facebook ( FB , Tech30 ) or Uber. The two young women have a different goal: supporting a new generation of “urban impact start-ups” that aim to tackle civic problems, while turning a profit along the way. Their firm provides funding, mentoring, and practical guidance for start-ups that aim to address challenges from education to transportation to boosting local small business. “You open TechCrunch or The Wall Street Journal, and you read about start-ups changing the world through the next dating app or on-demand butler service,” Brenner says. “It’s pretty disheartening.
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Wanted: FSU Students with Big Entrepreneurial Ideas

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21, at 11:59 p.m. with the application found at For those entering the competition, a series of business development workshops, mentoring sessions and networking opportunities will help prepare contestants to be judged during the Shark Tank Finale business presentation. Feb. 27, 2015. Judges for the competition include potential investors, entrepreneurs and Florida State faculty members. This years InNOLEvation Challenge represents a departure from previous business plan competitions held at Florida State.
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