Entrepreneurship

OPINION: What my trip to the Rainbow Nation tells me about our future

JOHANNESBURG – We all face an exciting – but uncertain – time ahead. The disruption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution will change every facet of work and life over the coming decades.  We will need to confront global challenges such as the socio-economic effects of workplace automation. climate change and the rise of new diseases and super bugs.  Improvements in ...

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heads, i win. tails, you lose- The New Indian Express

The worst case scenario is that you will land up with a job.” This radical statement by start-up icon Girish of Freshworks (desk) captured the entire attention of those attending a meeting last week. The best case scenario for every college student can be a worst case fall-back option! The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), founded by London Business School and ...

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Port of New Bedford joins global marine research network

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 22, 2017 — Mayor Jon Mitchell, Port Director Edward Anthes-Washburn, and ImpactLABS Managing Director Chris Rezendes signed a memorandum of understanding with Thor Sigfusson, Founder and Chairman of the Iceland Ocean Cluster and the Ocean Cluster Network, creating an official partnership with the marine incubator. This partnership will officially make New Bedford part of a global ...

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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Skill Development Institute at Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the Skill Development Institute (SDI) at Adalaj, Ahmedabad today. This Institute has been established to achieve the National Skill Development Mission of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi which aims to empower the youth of the nation through skill training and capacity building.SDI Ahmedabad, set up ...

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Mom + entrepreneur = MOMPRENEUR

Please enable Javascript to watch this video HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Are you a mom who’d like to bring in some extra money? Maybe you have a passion you’d like to turn into a profitable business? The Catalyst Center for business and entrepreneurship has a big event coming up you won’t want to miss. The 2nd Annual Mompreneur Event is designed ...

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Lashley: Pay attention to the good youth are doing

National Youth Week will take in Barbados from September 24 to 30, 2017 and Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley has said the event has come at the right time in light of what is happening with Barbadian youth. Lashley, along with representatives of the Caribbean Youth Environment Network, CARICOM Youth Ambassadors Program and Head of Departments within the Ministry came ...

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Carl Davis Leads Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce

The Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce (SVBCC) promotes diversity and opportunity for African American and minority businesses. Local businessman Ron McPherson, who served as president for ten years, founded the organization in 1989. The current leader, Carl Davis, Jr. was its first executive director in 1990. As president of the SVBCC, Davis seeks to increase the number of successful ...

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Kerala’s all-women self-help group to train Uganda women

By: PTI | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: September 23, 2017 7:40 pm Kerala’s all-women self-help group Kudumbashree is getting ready to impart entrepreneurial skill training to rural women in Uganda. Volunteers of Kudumbashree, the poverty eradication mission by the state government, were invited to help women launch profitable ventures in the agricultural sector of that country, Kudumbashree officials here said. The ...

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