Entrepreneurs win investment and mentoring in county innovation challenge

Three entrepreneurs have won cash prizes and access to mentoring support after impressing the judges at the Lancashire Innovation Challenge. The project, a Dragon’s Den-inspired competition, was developed by Innovate Lancashire, part of the Business Growth Team at Lancashire County Council, with support from Shout Network and Create Education Project. Held at Shout Network’s offices … Read more

Black-owned and operated craft coffee shop Overflow Coffee works to expand, as founder seeks to inspire entrepreneurs

CHICAGO (CBS) – Overflow Coffee is one of the only Black-owned and operated craft coffee shops in the city – and as it works to expand, its founder also wants to pay their success forward. As CBS 2’s Marissa Perlman reported Wednesday, the coffee shop wants to support Black, Latinx, and women entrepreneurs get their … Read more

Why Being Fired From University Was Good For This Entrepreneur

South African entrepreneur, author and award-winning businessman Dr Reuel Khoza on the adversities that spurred him and the benefits he sees in collaborative leadership. “Leadership will only emerge through challenge.” Distinguished businessman Dr Reuel Khoza strikes an initially unassuming impression; despite a CV and business history that includes a litany of high-profile chairman- and directorships, … Read more

Tech entrepreneur calls for kindness as administrations are set to rise

A leading tech entrepreneur was predicted a surge in the number of companies going into administration – and lifted the lid on her own experience. Reports of thousands of businesses defaulting on repaying their Covid loans have sparked concerns of a wave of new administrations. Dream Agility founder Elizabeth Clark warned: “As the Covid money … Read more

Time For a Ride in Six Flags Stock

Amusement park operator Six Flags (NYSE: SIX) stock has been trounced down (-49%) on the year. Business was severely impacted from the pandemic as an epicenter industry that experienced long periods of shutdowns. The reopening and elimination of social distancing mandates have enabled the Company to accelerate its recovery as revenues climb with rebounding attendance. … Read more

Cambridgeshire: Entrepreneur secures £ 16k for business

Published: 6:00 AM June 23, 2022 An entrepreneur from Cambridgeshire has secured a £ 16,000 start-up loan for his new interior design business. Dominic Green secured the funding for ‘Shades by Dominic Green’ from First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans through the British Business Bank. His bespoke lampshade business produces beautifully crafted high-end lampshades, made with … Read more

Iowa entrepreneurship levels yet to recover after pandemic

CREDIT PEXELS Iowa has not experienced a rebound in entrepreneurship activity following the pandemic, according to a new Indicators of Entrepreneurship report from the Kauffman Foundation. That differs from the national trend. In 2021, entrepreneurship in the United States increased to 2.2 on the KESE Index. However, Iowa’s KESE Index rating in 2021 was -0.11. … Read more

Students get a taste of being an entrepreneur at Learning About Business camp at Lake Erie College

Jun. 22 — Leaning About Business is one-week summer camp hosted by Lake Erie College in Painesville where students can learn the basics of how to run their own business. LAB’s curriculum puts sophomore through senior students into teams to develop their own simulated business. Students are tasked with creating mission statements, appointing themselves to … Read more

Twitter Board ‘Unanimously Recommends’ Elon Musk’s Bid to Purchase Company

Elon Musk’s bid to purchase Twitter for an estimated $ 44 billion has been pending since April for several reasons, one of which is that Musk needs to win shareholder approval in order for the deal to close. CHRIS DELMAS | Getty Images It looks like things are moving along. A new filing with the … Read more