Entrepreneurship

Black Businesses In America 2017: Top Cities For African-Americans

If you’re a Black entrepreneur and you don’t live in one of the following 10 cities, you may want to consider relocating. Blacktech Week used data from the U.S. Census Bureau to update its list from 2015 of cities where Black entrepreneurs thrive. The same cities made this new list that was previously published by NerdWallet, only they were ranked differently this time ...

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Why not Lafayette? startup guru asks

One message from Results Junkie founder: Convince Purdue students to start work on businesses now and they – and their companies – might never leave Paul Singh talks about the Results Junkies North American Tech Tour outside MatchBox Co-working Studio in downtown Lafayette. Singh travels the country, living in an Airstream trailer, to spread the word about startup opportunities.(Photo: Dave ...

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University hub, foundation add to Northwest Arkansas’ entrepreneurship network

FAYETTEVILLE — The network of groups helping Northwest Arkansans turn their ideas into businesses is growing — again. The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, celebrated Friday opening its new Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub aiming to help faculty, students and alumni use their research discoveries as the seeds for commercial ventures. The hub stands just off the downtown square next door to ...

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Census report hints entrepreneurs may be dying breed

Published 5:36 a.m. ET Sept. 30, 2017 Instead of a boom in business startups, there’s been a long-term decline. In 2015, startups totaled 414,000, well below the pre-Great Recession average of 524,000 startup firms.”(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) WASHINGTON – Maybe we’re not “ ‘Shark Tank’ nation” after all. The incredibly popular cable business program, which features budding entrepreneurs pleading for backing ...

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‘Exploring Entrepreneurship’ course set in Ventura

‘Exploring Entrepreneurship’ course set in Ventura Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device. Subscribe Now Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about ‘Exploring Entrepreneurship’ course set in Ventura Women’s Economic Ventures is launching a four-session “Exploring Entrepreneurship” course in October after a successful pilot over the summer. ...

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Youths Have High Entrepreneurship Spirit, but Not Daring Enough

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM – Citi Foundation has published a survey result of young people that will be useful in providing information on programming and collaboration by the company. The survey, conducted by Ipsos, found that in addition to the political, economic and social dynamics, young people around the world are optimistic about their career prospects, but have limited capabilities and opportunities. “Despite ...

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Veteran Entrepreneurship – Good for Veterans – Good for The Economy

Military service and small business ownership seem to go hand-to-hand. Consider the following facts. Veterans are 20% more likely to be self-employed than non-veterans, accounting for an increase in veteran-owned businesses in excess of 100,000 between 2007 and 2012. Small businesses account for 80% of net job growth in America. The inference that these factors support is that veteran employment ...

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Nitte Student Entrepreneurs’ Summit held – KARNATAKA

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Maloi a beacon of hope amid Lesotho’s eternal turmoil

Aged only 23, Karabelo Maloi has lived through five coup d’etats, two dissolutions of parliament and multiple assassination attempts on the lives of successive political leaders.“We are a country at a crossroads. I cannot remember a time when my daily life in Lesotho was not lived under a dark cloud of impending civil war,” said Maloi. A dark cloud is ...

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