Tag: entrepreneurial

HP, AU Commission Sign MoU to Collaborate for Development of Entrepreneurial Skills in Africa

HP Inc. in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster entrepreneurial learning in Africa.

The aim of the MoU is to further cement the collaboration between these two parties in building entrepreneurial skills across the continent and to leverage HP Foundation’s Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE).

HP LIFE provides people in the region with access to 32 free, online courses in seven languages to build key business competencies as set out in the AGENDA 2063.

AGENDA 2063 is Africa’s blueprint and master plan for transforming Africa into the global powerhouse of the future.

It is the continent’s strategic framework that aims to deliver on its goal for inclusive and sustainable development and is a concrete manifestation of the pan-African drive for unity, self-determination, freedom, progress, and collective prosperity.

HP Inc. and the AUC have agreed to exchange information and material on

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ASBTDC launches Build Your Own Business series for entrepreneurial college students

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is offering a new webinar series and free business consulting for college students with entrepreneurial ambitions.

ASBTDC’s new Build Your Own Business initiative is for UA Little Rock students who plan to start a business, have an idea for a side business or startup company, or have research with commercial potential.

College students have founded some of the world’s most innovative companies, including Facebook, Google, WordPress, and Dropbox. State Director Laura Fine said the ASBTDC wants to help all students reach their business potential.

“Starting a business can take many forms: a side gig, a full-time profession, or commercialization of an innovative technology,” Fine said. “Students studying art, engineering, journalism, or other disciplines have an opportunity to turn their ideas and passions into money-making ventures, sometimes with little to no capital. ASBTDC

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This entrepreneurial master class will help you launch a side hustle

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Across Canada, entrepreneurial individuals seem to be taking the plunge and launching successful businesses on the side. A recent study surveying 2,000 Canadians revealed that 22 per cent had turned a hobby into a lucrative side hustle, and an additional 60 per cent of respondents would like to in the future. For those who had their side businesses set up, their average income after taxes had increased by about $15,000 per year.

With the bevy of opportunity and financial freedom side businesses provide, it pays off to turn a favourite hobby or talent into a profitable side hustle. However, becoming your own boss and navigating the business world alone can be daunting — that’s where Kim Perell comes in.

Kim Perell is an award-winning entrepreneur, investor and

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