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How To Prevent The Pandemic From Taking A Greater Toll On Women Entrepreneurs - Forbes

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How To Prevent The Pandemic From Taking A Greater Toll On Women Entrepreneurs - ForbesHow To Prevent The Pandemic From Taking A Greater Toll On Women Entrepreneurs - ForbesBuilding an Asset With an Online Business – 5 Great Business Ideas to Try - Business 2 CommunityCity of Charlotte to host small business forum about support during coronavirus - Qcity metroHow To Prevent The Pandemic From Taking A Greater Toll On Women Entrepreneurs - ForbesPosted: 03 Apr 2020 04:15 AM PDT Women entrepreneurGettyBetween 2007 to 2012 — the period before and after the Great Recession — the number of women-owned businesses jumped 27% while privately held businesses grew only 3.3%, according to theSurvey of Business Ownersby the Census. Average revenues for women's businesses decreased from $154,300 in 2007 to $143,700 in 2012 and privately held businesses revenue grew from $417,400 to $440,200 during the same period. One reason for the decline in revenue among women's businesses was a surge in s…

Odisha to set up startup hubs in major cities - YourStory.com

Odisha to set up startup hubs in major citiesYourStory.comThe Odisha government has approved a proposal to set up startup hubs in major cities of the state, aiming to boost the ecosystem for emerging businesses, ...

Interprefy Raises $2.8 Million for Event Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week - Skift

Interprefy Raises $2.8 Million for Event Tech: Travel Startup Funding This WeekSkiftAn image of the United Nations Security Council meeting in New York. Interprefy is a startup that aims to provide remote interpreters for events. United Nations Skift Take: Startups announcing funding this week include Mindsay, a travel chatbot maker, Interprefy, a service for providing remote interpreters for events, Airfree, a service that sells duty-free products online during flights, and Airblack, a social-travel commerce startup. — Sean O'Neill This week travel startups announced more than $16 million in funding. Earlier this week, Mindsay raised a $10 million Series A round with part...

How Baltimore’s Philanthropists are Collaborating to Grow Small Business - Barron's

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How Baltimore’s Philanthropists are Collaborating to Grow Small Business - Barron'sHow Baltimore’s Philanthropists are Collaborating to Grow Small Business - Barron'sINSIGHT-Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia - CNBCInterest-free loans for small-scale tourism businesses - adaderana.lkHow Baltimore’s Philanthropists are Collaborating to Grow Small Business - Barron'sPosted: 31 May 2019 11:42 AM PDT The Inner Harbor of the city of Baltimore, MarylandGetty Images When James Wahls came to the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore, Md., three years ago, he wanted to replicate an effort he helped design at the Kellogg Foundation in Detroit, that is, supporting entrepreneurs of color in the city to start small businesses.The Detroit's Entrepreneurs of Color Fund was able to triple in value from $6 million to more than $18 million in just a couple of years, creating even a greater ripple effect throughout the city. But Wahls, senior inve…

What startup mentors can learn from family doctors - Quartz

What startup mentors can learn from family doctorsQuartzUnless a mentor deeply understands the founder, most advice is too shallow.

UBiome to lay off some employees, refund payments from federal insurers - STAT

UBiome to lay off some employees, refund payments from federal insurersSTATLayoffs are coming at uBiome, a microbiome-testing startup under widespread scrutiny for allegedly engaging in improper billing practices.

UK-based delivery software startup Sorted lands €17 million following a year of 400% revenue growth - EU-Startups

UK-based delivery software startup Sorted lands €17 million following a year of 400% revenue growthEU-StartupsManchester-based Sorted provides data-driven delivery software – powering dynamic checkouts, delivery management and delivery tracking for retailers around ...

DoD Small Business Grants for Drones’ R&D - sUAS News

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DoD Small Business Grants for Drones’ R&D - sUAS NewsDoD Small Business Grants for Drones’ R&D - sUAS NewsPosted: 30 May 2019 11:20 PM PDT Topics for Drones TechnologyUnmanned Aerial System (UAS) Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF)Deep Reinforcement Learning Methods and Simulated Learning Environments for Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) ApplicationsUnmanned Aerial System (UAS) Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF)Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Flight Without Supervisory ControlManned-Unmanned Directional Mesh Enhanced Tactical Airborne NetworksUnmanned Vehicle Launch & Recovery (L&R) for MK VI Patrol BoatsUnmanned Airborne Reconfigurable Naval Communications NetworkImproved Propulsion Technologies for Mine Countermeasures Unmanned Undersea Vehicle SystemsTo see the full list of topics: https://www.sbir.gov/node/1604627 Biotech startup OptiKira receives $1.6 million Small Business Innovation Research grant - Crain's Cleveland BusinessPos…

Local small business owners want in on sports betting once it's legalized - WWLP.com

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Local small business owners want in on sports betting once it's legalized - WWLP.comLocal small business owners want in on sports betting once it's legalized - WWLP.comBest Cities for Small Businesses - Small Business TrendsHow This Oregon Brand Went From A Small Business To A Global Powerhouse In Wellness - ForbesLocal small business owners want in on sports betting once it's legalized - WWLP.comPosted: 30 May 2019 02:46 PM PDTSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A group of small business owners wants in on the sports betting action in Massachusetts, once it's legalized.All of the bars and restaurant owners that are a part of Fair Play Massachusetts have lottery licenses. Meaning, people can play keno or buy scratch tickets in their establishments.But nearly all the currently proposed sports betting legislation would only allow wagers in casinos or on apps like drafting.Fair Play Massachusetts spokesman Ryan McCollum told 22News allowing lottery agents to be abl…

Akai'i, air-taxi startup, debuts hydrogen-power mockup - Fast Company

Akai'i, air-taxi startup, debuts hydrogen-power mockupFast CompanyAs Uber, Airbus, and others promise battery-powered planes to ferry people and cargo, a startup called Akai'i is betting on hydrogen fuel cells instead.

Is the tech press too positive in its coverage of startups? - TechCrunch

Is the tech press too positive in its coverage of startups?TechCrunchHello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

Foursquare — yes, that Foursquare — just raised $150M and bought a Seattle startup owned by Snap - GeekWire

Foursquare — yes, that Foursquare — just raised $150M and bought a Seattle startup owned by SnapGeekWireIt's probably been a few years since you've “checked in” on Foursquare at your favorite restaurant, pub or hotel. But the one-time popular location-based social ...

Chamillionaire And E-40 To Invest Into Minority Owned Startup - Vibe

Chamillionaire And E-40 To Invest Into Minority Owned StartupVibeChamillionaire and E-40 are teaming up with the equity investment platform Republic, and will reportedly do something amazing for an amazingly special startup ...

UBiome to lay off some employees, refund payments from federal insurers - STAT

UBiome to lay off some employees, refund payments from federal insurersSTATLayoffs are coming at uBiome, a microbiome-testing startup under widespread scrutiny for allegedly engaging in improper billing practices.

Startup Jobs of the Week: Join tribe, summitto, Format, EU-Startups, or Leadout - EU-Startups

Startup Jobs of the Week: Join tribe, summitto, Format, EU-Startups, or LeadoutEU-StartupsLooking for a *fresh* start? How about a new job in a new country? Startups throughout Europe are hiring for a range of positions, from developers to copywriters, ...

8 things you should know before starting a small business - Business Insider

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8 things you should know before starting a small business - Business Insider8 things you should know before starting a small business - Business InsiderPosted: 20 May 2019 12:00 AM PDT To start a business, you need money for licenses, equipment, software, legal fees, operating expenses, and more. You can consider financing your company from outside investors, says entrepreneur Jayson DeMers. Potential sources include your friends and family, angel investors or venture capitalists, or crowdfunding on Kickstarter.You can also consider bootstrapping your company, another word for self-funding and not giving up ownership too fast."Bootstrapping for as long as possible gives your product or service time to gain traction and catch on," said entrepreneur Brenton Hayden. "Only when you can demonstrate to investors that a new influx of capital will go towards clearly defined milestones should you look for funding." Starting Your Business: The Tools, Resources and Mindset You …

32 startup companies selected to participate in Startup Stadium at BIO World... - Clay & Milk

32 startup companies selected to participate in Startup Stadium at BIO World...Clay & MilkFinalists have been selected for the 2019 BIO World Congress Startup Stadium, set to take place July 9th and 10th in Des Moines. During the sessions, the 32 ...

32 startup companies selected to participate in Startup Stadium at BIO World... - Clay & Milk

32 startup companies selected to participate in Startup Stadium at BIO World...Clay & MilkFinalists have been selected for the 2019 BIO World Congress Startup Stadium, set to take place July 9th and 10th in Des Moines. During the sessions, the 32 ...

Akai'i, air-taxi startup, debuts hydrogen-power mockup - Fast Company

Akai'i, air-taxi startup, debuts hydrogen-power mockupFast CompanyAs Uber, Airbus, and others promise battery-powered planes to ferry people and cargo, a startup called Akai'i is betting on hydrogen fuel cells instead.

How to Outfit Your Startup with Technology - Small Business Trends

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How to Outfit Your Startup with Technology - Small Business TrendsHow to Outfit Your Startup with Technology - Small Business TrendsPosted: 30 May 2019 09:00 AM PDT Technology can help today's startups do so many things, from communicating with team members around the world to delivering quality services to customers. But with more tech tools and platforms available today than ever before, making those decisions for a new startup can seem a bit overwhelming.If you're working on outfitting your startup with technology, here are some of the most important things to consider.Essential Startup TechChoosing the right tech for your business starts with knowing what's available. The list is long, and growing longer every day. But familiarizing yourself with the main startup tech categories can help you sort out the options.When it comes to outfitting your startup with technology, you need to consider both your hardware and software purchases. For hardware, you may need desktops or…