Hi, I’m Xanthe. I support Impact Founders through mentoring, research, and volunteer work. Impact Founders are founders of startups, small businesses, nonprofits, or volunteer orgs that value social good as much as profit.

BACKGROUND
MFA in Industrial Design (first-generation college grad)
Ten Years of Teaching Innovation at Universities
Three Years Running Technology Accelerator
Five Years Mentoring in State-Sponsored Startup Competitions
Participated in White House Office of Science and Technology Policy roundtables
Helped four founders win six-figure prizes
Helped scores of innovators develop prototypes and partnerships

COMMUNITIES I’M A PART OF
Seth Godin’s altMBA
Empire State Development, Grow NY
New York State Energy Research & Development Authority, 76West
Women in Entrepreneurship at Cornell University
Board of Cooperative Education Services, P-Tech
Ithaca Generator Makerspace

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this is me in my studio with my sweet little dog, Sunny

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