2021 In Review: LaunchU Pitch Competitions

This year CoLab INC hosted five different LaunchU pitch competitions at different Seventh-day Adventist universities across the country. Participant schools included Oakwood University, Southern Adventist University, Southwestern Adventist University, Walla Walla University and Pacific Union College. Due to the ongoing developments of Covid, CoLab worked with the different universities to hold online, hybrid and in-person events.  During this school year … Read More

10 Sources of Funding all Startups Should Consider

startup funding

Jodie Fox, a global entrepreneur who co-founded Shoes of Prey, said this about funding: “When looking for funding, don’t just look for cash. Look for the right people.” That seems easier said than done, right? When entrepreneurs are in the midst of starting a new business, finances and funding are often major stress factors. However, it doesn’t have to be. … Read More

3 Companies that Pivoted During COVID

Companies that Pivoted During COVID

The current global pandemic has caused many businesses to pivot. As regulations continue to be released and consumer behavior remains altered, previously successful companies are finding it nearly impossible to stay open without tailoring their business to the new norm. Many have failed to do so effectively, while others have implemented entirely new, innovative ways to remain afloat during the … Read More

Vacation or Staycation? Getting Creative In 2020

2020 has been a year of challenges and growth. This year has been proven to push us out of our comfort zones in many ways but has also sparked creativity in many. With so many cancelled plans and trips, it is still important to take time to relax, unwind and disconnect from work and other responsibilities. It is not only … Read More