Entrepreneurs

Concourse Global Raises $2M in Seed Funding to Harness AI to Help College Counselors Connect Students with International Education Opportunities

Entrepreneurs / 15th August 2018

 Concourse Global, an online platform for education institutions that brings together college guidance counselors and artificial intelligence to match and connect international students with higher education opportunities, today announced that...

Michael Loeb & Loeb Enterprises Summer Internship Program Places Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs in Fast-paced Startups

Entrepreneurs / 6th August 2018

Michael Loeb, founder and CEO of Loeb Enterprises, the New York City-based startup firm, is continuing his longtime commitment to career development through his company’s summer program for entrepreneurial internships in New...

Higher Number and Greater Diversity of Entrepreneurs now Calling on BDC for Financing and Advice

Entrepreneurs / 2nd August 2018

A record 56,000 entrepreneurs now receive support from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), a 14% increase from last year, as reported in BDC’s 2017-18 annual report released today. In addition,...

Small Businesses Report Increased Access to Capital and Greater Profitability in Q2, According to Private Capital Index

Entrepreneurs / 9th July 2018

Small businesses (<$5 MIL in revenue) reported increased ability to secure capital, with success rates increasing across all categories in the second quarter of 2018.  Businesses also saw their profitability grow...

Alibaba Business School and UNCTAD Train African Entrepreneurs to become Catalysts for Digital Transformation

Entrepreneurs / 4th July 2018

Alibaba Business School and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) brought 29 young entrepreneurs from 11 countries across Africa to the Alibaba campus in Hangzhou, China for the third eFounders Fellowship...

PHEAA’s enhanced mobile app engages student borrowers, creating digital pathway to worry-free repayment

Entrepreneurs / 21st June 2018

PHEAA, a leading provider of student aid services and products for more than 12.5 million student loan borrowers, today announced enhancements to its mobile app for student loan repayment. PHEAA’s...

The World’s Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) Commit to Mobilize $3 Billion Dollars to Invest in the World’s Women

Entrepreneurs / 13th June 2018

A major new commitment has been announced by the development finance institutions (DFI) of the G7 to mobilize US $3 billion by 2020 for investment in business activities that will benefit women. The 2X Challenge:...

Ambitious Young Canadian Entrepreneurs Arrive in Ottawa

Entrepreneurs / 12th June 2018

The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, kicked off the Youth Can Do It! entrepreneurship event on Sunday...

University of Utah launches statewide American Dream Ideas Challenge

Entrepreneurs / 28th May 2018

The search is on for policy and technology innovation proposals with the potential to foster access to and support for a thriving middle class in Utah — and the best ideas may...

Rabobank Announces Winners of MIT Food & Agribusiness Prize

Entrepreneurs / 17th May 2018

Rabobank and MIT have announced that EatWell and Context Insights earned the top prizes at the third annual Rabobank-MIT Food & Agribusiness Innovation Prize, a premier business-plan competition for early-stage ideas/businesses developed by undergraduate,...

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