This is for all you founders out there trying to survive in this crazy competitive start-up world. We’re certain you’ve spent hours and hours working on building your startup and formulating your business ideas, but now what? When thinking about growing your company, how can you decide where to begin? There are many different organizations [...]
With Black Business Month coming to an end, we as a team at Stella Labs wanted to come up with ways we can cultivate a continuous impact for the Black Business economy rather than celebrating for a single month. One of the ways we as consumers can facilitate change is through intentional spending. Middle class [...]
With the ongoing pandemic, many of us have turned to social media platforms to feel connected to the outside world. The social media powerhouses like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter allow for our thoughts to be conveyed via photo, video, or text. But, has something been missing? Enter Clubhouse, a new social network centered around in [...]
As we cross over the new year and look towards the future of 2021, we would like to take a moment to show our appreciation for the resilience and tenacity of the 2020 Stella Labs Launch & Scale Intensive Cohort Participants. These incredible 13 female founders had the odds against them, dealing with the inherent [...]
Stella Labs founder, Dr. Silvia Mah and The Brink at the University of San Diego Director, Mysty Rusk host a pointed conversation on: How investors are thinking about startup funding during COVID-19 How startup founders can continue to cultivate relationships with investors during this time Why you might want to fundraise sooner than later Mysty [...]
We are quickly speeding into week 10 of our 12-week Launch and Scale Intensives here at Stella Labs, and we wanted to take a moment to share some of the wonderful and exciting milestones that our founders have reached in this short amount of time:
InnovateHER San Diego local winner, Jenna Ryan, CEO of Uqora, wins first prize at national pitch competition, recommended for consideration by Stella Labs. The SBA Growth Accelerator Fund awards Stella Labs the third $50,000 financial support to continue our mission-driven work.
Therefore, for both funders and founders, focus on these 5 M’s in evaluating any successful entrepreneurial investment: (1) Management, (2) Momentum, (3) Model, (4) Motivation and (5) Market.
More than 200 women from as far as the United Arab Emirates traveled to San Diego for Hera Venture Summit, a one-day educational event hosted by business accelerator Stella Labs. Now in its fourth year, the event at University of San Diego underscored three key themes: encouraging more women to see themselves as investors, challenging the narrative on women in business, and the importance of overcoming fears and asking for help.
Where else can you meet female investors from all over the globe in ONE DAY in San Diego? The Hera Venture Summit is an intensive, mindfully-crafted event aimed at building critical connections between female Investors and female entrepreneurs. Join us for our 4th Annual Hera Venture Summit on Saturday, Sept. 16th 2017 on the USD Campus! Featuring female angel investors from around the globe, this all-day event is aimed at building bridges between female founders & female funders. Make valuable connections, find inspiration and expand your network at this once-a-year premier event!