ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Inside startups bringing more women to the (cap) table

Inside startups bringing more women to the (cap) table

Before businesswoman Molly Johnson-Jones began raising funds for the Flexa work platform, she was “very opposed to tokenism.” But experiencing barriers faced by women when raising from VC first hand changed her view. He now thinks it is “one of the few ways” to level the level playing field in the startup scene that white …

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How this millennium turned $ 700 into a multimillion-dollar fishing start-up

How this millennium turned $ 700 into a multimillion-dollar fishing start-up

When she was young, Utari Octavianty often felt unlucky because of where she came from. Her hometown is Kampung Bahru, a remote fishing village in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, where many do not have access to education. There was even a common saying, “If you come from a fishing village, you can’t win.” That’s why Octavianta …

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The Louisville Urban League is celebrating the launch of a new business center

The Louisville Urban League is celebrating the launch of a new business center

Local leaders are celebrating the launch of the Louisville Urban League Center for Entrepreneurship. The idea is to help local black business owners thrive. On Monday, the way forward for Louisville, which began as an idea, became a reality to create generational black wealth for black entrepreneurs. It’s about creating opportunities where there used to …

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Ignite Founder to launch Angel Investment Digital Platform

Ignite Founder to launch Angel Investment Digital Platform

Updated: May 23, 2022 11:35 PM Caroline McGill, Executive President of the Bermuda Investors Association Bermuda Investor Community Limited has announced the launch of the first fully digital platform on the island, which brings together qualified individual investors and entrepreneurs. The platform will be launched on June 7. Bermuda Investor Community is a sister company …

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Vinay Singhal on the loss of the startup and building STAGE for 300 Rs

Vinay Singhal on the loss of the startup and building STAGE for 300 Rs

The WittyFeed viral website, founded in 2014 by Vinay Singhal, Shashank Vaishav and Praveen Singhal, was India’s response to the American company BuzzFeed. In interaction with Your storyVinay revealed that by the end of 2016, he had recorded the website 120 million unique month-on-month users. In addition, it generated 420 million pageviews and 2.5 billion …

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Risk financing for African crypto startups increased 11x in 2022: Report

Risk financing for African crypto startups increased 11x in 2022: Report

As many people in Africa continue to receive crypto and blockchain, according to a new report by investment firm Crypto Valley Venture Capital (CV VC) and Standard Bank, more venture capital has flowed to the continent in Q1 2022 than in Q1 2021. The report, entitled “The African Blockchain Report 2021,” shows that blockchain startups …

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Meet 17 European startups selected by the Sequoia accelerator

Meet 17 European startups selected by the Sequoia accelerator

The US VC heavyweight Sequoia announced 17 European companies in the initial phase of its inaugural cohort Arc accelerator programfrom Monday. The eight-week program will run until July 15 and will provide participants with time with some of Europe’s leading founders and operators to strengthen their company-building skills. In addition, Sequoia invests $ 1 million …

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DBJ increases funding in a renewed innovation grant program

DBJ increases funding in a renewed innovation grant program

The Development Bank of Jamaica, DBJ, has improved aspects of its innovation grant fund, with one major change being 43 percent or $ 6 million in addition to funding that any successful applicant can obtain. DBJ announced on Friday the re-launch of the grant, which coincides with the start date of the next round of …

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These 6 beauty and wellness startups have become a hot target for investors

These 6 beauty and wellness startups have become a hot target for investors

According to Research and Markets ReportThe beauty and wellness market in India was awarded Rs 901.07 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach Rs 2,463.49 billion by 2024, an expanding compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 18.40 percent in the period 2019-2024. Per capita spending on cosmetics and personal care products was around …

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