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Woman-Owned Tech Startup CharismaQ Announces $1M in Seed-Round Funding to Invent the Future of Coaching and Development for Enterprise Organizations

Career Climbers / 10th August 2021

CharismaQ, a coaching and communication platform headquartered in Germantown, WI announced seed-round funding of $1 million financed by Wisconsin-based insurance carrier West Bend Mutual Insurance. The new capital will allow CharismaQ to accelerate platform development,...

July Startup Sentiment Index™ Shows Pandemic Boosts Desire for Business Ownership

Entrepreneurs / 9th August 2021

Entrepreneurs who agree or strongly agree that “now is a good time to start a business” were 65.9% in July, below the record level of 76.9% reached in June. Nonetheless, 44.4% of...

AGILE Space Industries Secures $1.8m, Wins Greater Colorado Pitch Series Investment Competition

Entrepreneurs / 20th July 2021

AGILE Space Industries, a leading provider of propulsion solutions for spaceflight missions has won the Greater Colorado Pitch Series Investment Competition, with a whopping $1.8 million venture debt commitment from Greenline Ventures of Denver. A...

Keap IKON Returns to Help Entrepreneurs Grow Without Chaos

Entrepreneurs / 23rd June 2021

 Keap, the leader in sales and marketing automation software for small businesses, today announced the return of the IKON conference, its annual customer event designed to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses without...

Activate Introduces Cohort 2021 Fellows: Two Dozen Science Entrepreneurs Launching Hard Science Ventures

Entrepreneurs / 7th June 2021

Activate Global Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers scientists to reinvent the world by bringing their research to market, is proud to introduce the 2021 cohort of Activate Fellows....

Immigrant Entrepreneurs 40 Percent More Likely to Start Small Businesses

Entrepreneurs / 10th May 2021

Even amidst COVID-19 turbulence, immigrants are 40% more likely to start a business and are more optimistic about hiring new employees than others, according to new survey data published by SCORE,...

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IESE-led Startups Create 70,000 New Jobs Worldwide, Raise $3.6 Billion in Capital

Career Climbers / 12th April 2021

Companies founded by IESE Business School alumni have created over 70,000 jobs worldwide and raised some $3.6 billion in capital, as the school has expanded its entrepreneurial ecosystem, according to a new report. The...

Entrepreneurship “in jeopardy” after hitting new high pre-Covid

Entrepreneurs / 24th November 2020

UK entrepreneurship is “in jeopardy” despite hitting a new high pre-pandemic because of gaps in support for people in the early stages of running a business, a leading expert has...

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Study: Entrepreneurs in U.S. Twice as Likely to Describe Economy as “Racist” Than “Fair”

Entrepreneurs / 14th October 2020

A new study by impact and innovation company SecondMuse, in collaboration with market research firm Ipsos, provides unique insight into “The State of Entrepreneurship in the United States.” The study found that...

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First Pitch, The Definitive Guide To Pitching For Entrepreneurs

MBA Blog / 26th May 2020

Debi Kleiman, executive director at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College, has authored First Pitch: Winning Money, Mentors, and More for Your Startup. The book is grounded in...