Entrepreneurs

Antler Strengthens Global Leadership Team With Two Significant Appointments

Entrepreneurs / 16th August 2019

Antler, the global startup generator and early-stage VC, has appointed Edward Knight as a Global Partner and Annette Wilson as European Chair and Advisor of Antler. Knight will also become...

Gig Economy “A Springboard for Entrepreneurs”

Entrepreneurs / 9th August 2019

Workers in the gig economy are increasingly seeing their “side hustle” as a launchpad into longer-term entrepreneurship, according to the largest annual survey of UK entrepreneurs.   Although often portrayed...

120 Days to Failure

Entrepreneurs / 17th July 2019

A survey of 1,253 owners of failed startups in the UK, carried out by leading digital marketing agency, Marketingsignals.com, revealed the top ten reasons why e-commerce start-up businesses are failing....

YourParkingSpace is First to be Crowned BTA’s Entrepreneurs in Business Travel Award Winner

Entrepreneurs / 9th July 2019

The Business Travel Association (BTA, formerly GTMC) has announced the winner of the 2019 award for innovation at its Overseas Conference in The Netherlands. This year’s winner of the BTA...

Government of Canada Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment

Entrepreneurs / 4th July 2019

The Government of Canada is advancing women’s economic empowerment with the first ever Women Entrepreneurship Strategy, a $2-billion investment that seeks to double the number of women-owned businesses by 2025. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister...

Harvard MBA leaves Wall Street to launch CUBA CANDELA, a Cuba travel business

Entrepreneurs / 20th June 2019

Meet Chad Olin, Founder and CEO of CUBA CANDELA, a company that is changing American perceptions and creating meaningful experiences on the island of Cuba with private custom tours for individuals (couples and families). Chad...

‘Miniature pop-ups’: Micro retail space available for just £1 per day

Entrepreneurs / 14th June 2019

New analysis from Direct Line for Business1 reveals the latest retail trend, ‘miniature pop-ups’, where shops rent out tiny, temporary in-store sales space to retail entrepreneurs. Some of the space...

Wild Earth Closes Series A with $11 Million from VegInvest, Bits x Bites, VECTR, P.O.V., and M Ventures

Entrepreneurs / 29th May 2019

Wild Earth, Inc., a startup reinventing pet food with biotech, today announced it has closed its Series A with an investment of $11 million led by VegInvest, a venture capital firm supporting...

Salesforce Ventures Launches New $125 Million Europe Trailblazer Fund

Entrepreneurs / 28th May 2019

Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, today announced that Salesforce Ventures, the company’s global corporate investment group, has launched a $125 million Europe Trailblazer Fund to continue to fuel enterprise...

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James Beard Foundation Receives Over $1 Million To Support Female Culinary Entrepreneurs Thanks To Grubhub’s “Donate The Change” Program

Entrepreneurs / 7th May 2019

The James Beard Foundation today announced that the organization’s Women’s Leadership Programs has benefitted from over a million dollars contributed by diners of Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering...

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