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Laois to celebrate National Women’s Enterprise Day October 12th

An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald has launched the biggest-ever programme of events to mark National Women’s Enterprise Day (NWED), which is being organised by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) on Thursday, 12 October. All 31 LEOs, including Local Enterprise Office Laois are behind the initiative and together, they jointly supported over 14,000 female entrepreneurs ...

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Egypt’s major IT players in recruitment drive

Egypt’s IT sector is seeing an increase in staffing, amid a surge in hiring by multinationals that are expanding operations in the country. Following a meeting in July with automotive component and technology company Valeo Service, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) announced that the France-based company plans to generate 500 new jobs over the next two years ...

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Recruitment specialist James White from Rowhedge hoping to impress Lord Sugar on The Apprentice

doc A RECRUITMENT specialist whose first business was washing cars in Rowhedge is set to compete for a £250,000 investment from Britain’s most belligerent boss. James White, 26, is one of the candidates hoping to win approval from Lord Alan Sugar when the new series of BBC favourite The Apprentice kicks off on Wednesday. The entrepreneur, who now owns his ...

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Frugal entrepreneurs too risky for majority of angel investors

Startup founders should be prepared to put their money where their mouths are if they want to secure investment from business angels, according to research. In a study of UK established investors – often known as business angels – 87 per cent said they would find it too risky to back an entrepreneur who had not made a significant financial ...

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Indigenous entrepreneurship is all around us | Jay Edwards for IndigenousX | Opinion

Indigenous business is at the forefront of change and innovation in Australia. Indigenous vision and entrepreneurship give our people the power to enrich our culture for ourselves and share it with the world. Over the years we have had countless black performers travel across the world to show their dances, body paintings, language and culture. We have Indigenous people sharing ...

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2018 Summer Program in Mexico Offers Service-Learning Options, Info Meetings Oct. 3 and 4

Photo Submitted U of A students on the cyclo-path in Puebla, Mexico. The summer 2018 U of A faculty-led study abroad program in Puebla, Mexico offers six popular options: students can select one of five different service-learning programs, with 72 hours in a professional placement in either the Healthcare, Business, Education, Engineering or Community Service track, or alternatively, a traditional classroom program ...

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I chose entrepreneurship for happiness — TIE Clothing boss

Temitope Idowu Temitope Idowu, a trained agricultural engineer, after years of searching for a job, decided to start a TIE Clothing business. In this interview with RUTH OLUROUNBI, she says being an entrepreneur is a learning curve, but glad she’s on the journey.   Can you tell me about your business? The name of my company is Tie Clothing and ...

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Entrepreneurs of Aggieland gather for their First Look event | Life & Arts

On Sept. 27, StartUp Aggieland, a program in the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship, hosted its first event introducing new business pitches and network opportunities. Blake Petty, director for the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship, said the event was the first look at the teams that applied for StartUp Aggieland and the first time they could pitch their business ideas. “So it’s ...

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