The First-Ever Free Techstars Startup Weekend Remote USA

Results from 54 hours of business development regarding Covid-19 relief

From 24 to 26 April, global investment platform Techstars (a certified B Corporation that aims to support entrepreneurs through mentorships, events and accelerators) brought their contributions and capabilities to a new level. With their first-ever free, national Startup Weekend Remote USA—a development born from their highly sought-after 54-hour weekend incubator—dozens of successful founders and C-suite mentors signed on to mobilize tech entrepreneurs in the fight against …

“We Create Anyway” Contest Harnesses Creativity for Good

An open call for original recipes, cocktails, songs, paintings, photography and more

Launched at the start of widespread social distancing measures, the We Create Anyway contest aims to evoke courage through creativity, even in the face of uncertainty. A call for submissions seeks diverse entries from all over—with no real guidelines for what’s eligible so long as it’s an original creation. This includes recipes, cocktails, songs, paintings and photography. Each week (for at least five, but likely …

International Talent Support 2018: Swatch Art Prize

Sini-Pilvi Kiilunen evokes a sense of nostalgia through her winning installation

Parallel to the main prize at International Talent Support (ITS), the ITS Artwork concept competition focuses on free artistic expression beyond traditional categorization. This award began in 2014, thanks to Swatch and its Global Creative Director, Carlo Giordanetti. “Each year we select some young designers from the finalists of ITS,” Giordanetti says, “those who we believe clearly have artistic potential. Then we ask them to …