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‘Huge’ opportunities await women entrepreneurs, venture capitalist says. Here’s what to do

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Thomas Barwick | DigitalVision | Getty Images Women entrepreneurs have long gotten a small slice of the venture-capital funding pie. Female VC leaders are trying to change that. In fact, opportunities abound for “wontrepreneurs,” said Julie Sandler, managing director at......

Mandolin, meditation, and workouts: These three entrepreneurs made my Covid quarantine bearable

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Banjo Ben Clark Zoe Weaver As an aspiring mandolin player, I’ve spent years looking up YouTube videos to learn various bluegrass licks, frequently landing on lessons from a guy who goes by Banjo Ben. In the early days of the......

How to pitch and win deals with big retailers like Target, Whole Foods, Ulta Beauty from entrepreneurs who did it

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images April Harris of dessert company Keeping You Sweet, Melissa Butler of The Lip Bar, and Gwen Jimmere of Naturalicious share several things in common: they are Black female entrepreneurs who have succeeded building businesses......

Sequoia raises $195 million for second seed fund to back entrepreneurs in India and Southeast Asia

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A couple takes their selfie on a mobile phone in front of a mural in Hyderabad on January 29, 2021. Noah Seelam | AFP | Getty Images Sequoia Capital India has closed a seed fund of $195 million to back......

The business book that sparked this entrepreneur’s multibillion-dollar social impact start-up

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, all his life Josh Tetrick was certain he was going to be a linebacker in the National Football League. So when he fell short of a career as a professional football player, he needed a......

Black-owned beauty brands and founders breaking billion-dollar barriers

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mahisha Dellinger, founder of hair care line Curls, launched her beauty brand in 2002 and at that time, “Despite having great personal credit, I couldn’t get a small business loan to save my life,” she says. Curls Beauty Brands Mahisha......

The new rules for food entrepreneurs

NEW YORK — In today’s pandemic environment, content-starved consumers are seeking inspiration and support from the brands they buy, said Ryan Lewendon, partner at Giannuzzi Lewendon, LLP. “We’ve watched everything on Netflix already,” Mr. Lewendon said. “We’re looking for stimulation. We’re looking to discover new products and companies, and we’re......

‘UK users of Depop are entrepreneurs’

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55738321 Maria Raga, CEO of second-hand clothing app Depop, says users of the platform are “entrepreneurs”.Speaking to Radio Radio 5 Live’s Naga Munchetty, she said UK users are “not just taking things from their wardrobe and selling them… they’re upcycling, making changes, styling and curating.” BBC – For more and......

These entrepreneurs want a second PPP loan. What you should know if you’re applying for more money

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Andrea Herrera, president of Amazing Edibles Gourmet Catering and founder of Boxperience Angela Garbot For Andrea Herrera, founder of Amazing Edibles Catering in Chicago, the pandemic has tested her ability to adapt on the fly amid falling revenues.              Since last......

Startup fund Y Combinator increases global reach, diversity of entrepreneurs

(Reuters) – Y Combinator, Silicon Valley’s prominent incubator and startup fund, has half of its latest class of entrepreneurs from outside of the United States, more than ever before, as the pandemic has pushed all of its work online, Managing Director Michael Seibel said Thursday at the Reuters Next conference.......

NASA Awards Prizes to Startup Companies in Entrepreneur’s Challenge

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate has awarded prize funding of $100,000 each to six entrepreneurial startup companies under its pilot Entrepreneur’s Challenge program for concepts ranging from machine learning to enable exploration and other technologies to new ways to build instruments to study the universe. Source link To Return to the......

‘It’s Like Falling in Love’: Israeli Entrepreneurs Welcomed in Dubai

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here DUBAI — For years, Israeli entrepreneurs slipped in and out of the United Arab Emirates incognito, traveling on second passports or doing business through third parties. So when more than two dozen Israeli high-tech executives turned up in......

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