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Content Marketing For Corporations That Want to Reach Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Ventureneer is a five-year old digital media and market research company, providing education and training for small businesses and nonprofits. For corporations that want to reach these organizations, Ventureneer provides branded marketing and social media opportunities that generate visibility, establish thought leadership, and build brand loyalty. Our achievements include:

  • Teaming with Dell to provide insights on how high-growth female entrepreneurs are overcoming barriers in the U.S. identified in the Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI). The book, Forget the Glass Ceiling: Build Your Business Without One was published June 2014.
  • Joining forces with GreaterNY (a New York City government-led partnership program which strengthens nonprofit organizations by harnessing the collective expertise of the government, private, and nonprofit sectors) and FMA to develop and deliver a curriclum for nonprofits starting or growing commerical ventures. 
  • Partnering with CNBC to write small business tip articles for its website, which were sponsored by a major bank.
  • Collaborating with Marden Kane, a sweepstakes company, to develop the methodology to award 12 $250,000 grants provided by a major bank to small businesses. Recruited and trained nearly 20 judges who evaluated nearly 10,000 applications.
  • Collaborating with LinkedIn to position them as a valuable resource to nonprofits. Increased the number and effectiveness of nonprofits using LinkedIn for talent acquisition including board recruitment. Trained 2,000 people. Strategy led to successful penetration into new market, generating over 2 million impressions.
  • Created social media outreach for Social Impact Exchange's conference in 2010 and 2011. Generated over 1 million impressions.
  • Designed and implemented annual surveys for Professionals for NonProfits. The survey has become the go-to source for nonprofit salaries.