Tag: Entrepreneurship

Va. Beach Economic Development, 1701 Coworking select entrepreneurship program participants

Program provides training in hiring, strategic planning, business practices

Virginia Beach Economic Development and Virginia Beach-based 1701 Coworking announced Friday it has selected two participants for its three-month Entrepreneur-in Residence (EIR) program. 

Kate Johnson with Heritage Business Services and freelance educator Meghan Raftery were selected for the program, which provides training in hiring, strategic planning and other business practices. 

“The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Virginia Beach,” Virginia Beach Economic Development Business Development Coordinator Ray White said in a statement. “The city’s partnership with the 1701 EIR program continues to provide a platform through which locally grown and owned new businesses prosper. The support the program lends to individuals working toward self-sustainability is exemplified by the quality business entities that develop in this coworking space.”

Johnson owns Heritage Business Services, working as a virtual bookkeeper serving local and national clients. The

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Saudi entrepreneurship and the ease of doing business

A clear picture has emerged of a resilient entrepreneurial ecosystem that continues to attract young minds seeking a foothold in the Saudi and Gulf Cooperation Council markets. Much has been said about the ways in which the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has led to a reckoning for youth whose employment has been disrupted by the pandemic. Many have viewed this challenging time as an opportunity to incubate their next big idea and explore ways to make independent income.

One can expect that aspiring entrepreneurs, freed from the constraints of traditional employment and eager to tap into emerging industries, may accelerate an entrepreneurship boom in the Kingdom over the next few years. With Vision 2030 aiming to increase the contribution of small and medium enterprises to the Kingdom’s gross domestic product from 20 percent to 25 percent over the next decade, opportunities to establish new businesses and expand existing offerings are plentiful.

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Rosario Dawson, Abrima Erwiah Talk Voter Registration, Social Change, Entrepreneurship

New York Fashion Week is all about change, so fittingly IMG started the week with a discussion titled “Fashion’s Power to Create Change.”

Presented by Visa and moderated by Tiffany Reid, the virtual talk featured Studio One Eighty Nine’s founder Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah, designer Tanya Taylor and Visa’s Mary Ann Reilly. In a wide-swinging conversation, they discussed how fashion can help to create social change, how small businesses can have a huge impact, the importance of female founders, their commitment to voter registration and the power of consumers’ voting with their wallets.

Dawson and Erwiah stressed the importance of speaking up — uninterrupted. They also championed Fashion For Our Future 2020, an initiative with other designers that offers products designed to encourage voting and inform voters. “We hope that on Nov. 3 we’re all going to turn up and celebrate our right to vote, because we can. And

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Baylor Rises to No. 76 in Latest U.S. News Rankings, in Top 10 for Undergraduate Entrepreneurship, Among ‘Most Innovative Schools’ | Media and Public Relations

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WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2020) – Baylor University moved up three places to No. 76 among National Universities – with several academic programs and opportunities for undergraduates highly rated – in the latest rankings for 2021 released today by U.S. News & World Report.

For the ninth straight year, Baylor was the second highest-ranked university in the Big 12 and among the top five overall in Texas in the U.S. News rankings, behind only Rice (No. 16), the University of Texas at Austin (No. 42), Southern Methodist University  and Texas A&M University (No. 66) and ahead of TCU (No. 80), the University of Texas at Dallas (No. 143), the University of Houston (No. 176), Texas Tech University (No. 217), the University of North Texas (tied at No. 249)

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HICOOL Global Entrepreneur Summit and Entrepreneurship Competition Concludes with Business Fest in Beijing

After rounds of intense contests starting from May 15, the HICOOL Global Entrepreneur Summit and Entrepreneurship Competition (HICOOL) concludes on September 12 in Beijing.

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Themed “Envision Your Future”, the summit consists of award ceremony, signing ceremony of HCOOL Business School, HICOOL Service Manager and Industrial Park signing ceremony, dialogues with renowned entrepreneurs and investors, and presentations from industry giants and start-ups. The summit also has an interactive exhibition area that promises the visitors an immersive experience of cutting-edge technologies.

Cooperating with world’s top investors, businesses and academic institutes, HICOOL has developed an entrepreneurial ecosystem, facilitating global entrepreneurs to impact the future.

Entrepreneurship competition: 10 million RMB (USD 1.4 million) of direct investment available for winning projects

After rounds intense competition, 100 contestants from

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C-CAMP’s National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition is inviting innovators with scalable business ideas in the

Bengaluru-based life science incubator Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) announced its fourth edition of National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition (NBEC 2020) which is open for bio entrepreneurs and innovators. According to the official statement, the competition has been launched with an aim to conduct nationwide search for potential ideas which can make a societal impact in the life sciences sector.

According to the incubator, this edition also has a special student vertical apart from startups to encourage student innovation and has instituted separate awards for student-led teams.

“NBEC is about building entrepreneurship from ground-up in India. With the right keenness to become innovators and an enabling ecosystem where industry and government work in synergy, our innovation quotient can only go higher. The position in the top 10 of Global Innovation index is within reach!,” C-CAMP CEO and Director Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed said in a statement.

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C-CAMP’s NBEC 2020

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