Entrepreneurship

Karandaaz to Support Women Entrepreneurs through its Innovation Challenge Fund

The country’s leading promoter of financial inclusion, Karandaaz Pakistan has joined hands with three business incubators to launch its program on women entrepreneurship. Through the DFID-funded Innovation Challenge Fund, Karandaaz is providing grants worth PKR 25 million to LUMS, Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management, and Invest2Innovate (Pvt.) Ltd. Karandaaz to Support Women Entrepreneurs through its Innovation Challenge Fund. ...

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City unveils youth entrepreneurship strategy

THE CITY of Windhoek yesterday launched the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Strategy, which it says is in line with the vision it has for young people. The vision of the YEDS is to ‘unlock the potential of young business leaders, targeting those from 18 to 35 years. The target group may register on the city’s portal under the Economic Development and ...

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AIM seeks to celebrate and support the music entrepreneurs

Business News Industry People Labels & Publishers By Chris Cooke | Published on Thursday 28 September 2017 Entrepreneurialism was a theme at the Annual General Meeting of the Association Of Independent Music in London yesterday, with a call for better recognition of the entrepreneurs within the independent music sector, and an acknowledgement of the rise of the artist entrepreneur too. ...

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Solve Business School offering scholarships for entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurship-focused Solve Business School is set to launch in France, inviting African students to apply for scholarships to its Bachelor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation programme. The new school will open its gates in Vierzon, France, in January 2018, and aims to support promising entrepreneurs from around the world, by building their entrepreneurship skills and helping them to develop their ...

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Entrepreneurship on the rise at Western as biz and arts mix | Culture

University of Waterloo graduates created billion-dollar names like BlackBerry and Wish, helping the school earn the moniker: “Canada’s Sillicon Valley.” Now Western University is looking to get in on the action. Western’s entrepreneurial culture is young. Western’s campus business accelerator, Propel, is only three and a half years old after all. It came into the world after Western converted a business club ...

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ANALYSIS: What prevents Arab world from becoming hotbed for entrepreneurs?

Los Angeles-based Rama Chakaki calls herself a connector. As co-founder of a non-profit social impact fund for technology and education, and principal at a venture capital and private equity TURN8 Fund, she leverages her network to inspire, enable and support teams in achieving targets. Rama was pleasantly surprised recently when she came across a program in Los Angeles teaching entrepreneurship ...

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U at Buffalo gets $500K federal grant for entrepreneurship

Posted: Sep. 28, 2017 8:00 am BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The University at Buffalo will receive $500,000 in federal funds to help researchers bring their ideas to the marketplace. The five-year grant announced Wednesday comes from the National Science Foundation, which named UB a training site for its I-Corps program. The entrepreneur training program is meant to invigorate the creation ...

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We’re failing with this hyped-up concept of failure

Fail fast. Fail cheap. Fail “forward” to grow the venture. If you’re not failing you’re not learning, taking risks or innovating. What rubbish. Hype about the importance of failure is out of control. When TV stations show entire programs on personal and professional failure (as SBS Insight did this month) and one business after another extols failure’s virtues, you know ...

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Humboldt State Looks for Entrepreneurs to Save Energy & Water – California Ag Today

California Ag Today Humboldt State Looks for Entrepreneurs to Save Energy & WaterCalifornia Ag TodayHumboldt State University is among the northern-most hubs of the BlueTechValley Innovation Cluster. It’s part of the interconnection of multiple incubators, or entrepreneurship programs spanning the state serving 39 counties. The solid goal of the … and more »

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Upstate leaders drawn to Durham’s focus on entrepreneurship – News – GoUpstate

Alyssa Mulliger Staff Writer @AMulligerSHJ DURHAM, NC — For years, the city of Durham has been teeming with aspiring innovators and entrepreneurs looking for spaces to grow their businesses. In 2010, their call was answered with the founding of American Underground, a low-cost month-to-month rental office and co-working space for startups and budding companies. “American Underground was a solution ...

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