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Women Startup Challenge Europe to Award €50K to Tech Startups

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.10.2017 | Technology
Craig Newmark

How do we disrupt a tech culture that's made it difficult for women entrepreneurs to access capital? The thing is, there are plenty of talented women...

What Key Piece of Advice All Women Entrepreneurs Should Know When Seeking Funding

Quora | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business

What challenges do women have when seeking funding? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answer...

Rainmaking Loft and CBS Rethink Co-working

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.18.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Johan Vardrup Co-working spaces that cater to startups have boomed in the past decade. Globally, the number of providers now surpass...

10 Women-led VR and AI Startups to Pitch at Google for $50K

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.11.2017 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, I've been a partner in Women Who Tech's Women Startup Challenge since they first launched this great initiative 18+ months ago. They've been ...

A college president's letter to Santa

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 12.21.2016 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

Dear Santa, If we higher-education presidents ever needed to ask you for support -- something we're used to doing anyway with alumni and friends of o...

5 Dead Simple Ways to Increase your Pitches' Open Rate

John Rampton | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
John Rampton

As a freelancer, chances are you're interested in independently pitching your services to businesses instead of dilly-dallying around, awaiting job li...

5 Ways To Raise Funds For Your Startup

Laiza King | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Laiza King

Credit "Fundraising is going to be the death of me," said Tom Walker, President and CEO of Rev1 Ventures, in an interview with Dave Keplin, CEO Lik...

We Need More Than a Simulation to Make Women-led Startups in VR and AI a Reality

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.17.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

I've been in the tech sector for a long time, and watched the PC change the world as we know it. Now I think virtual reality (VR), artificial intellig...

Why Some Investors Think Entrepreneurs Should Not Take a Salary

Quora | Posted 11.16.2016 | Business

Are there any investors who still think that the founder should not draw a salary? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where ...

Women Leaders Are Redefining Business - On HER Terms

Jennifer Love | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

To ensure the success of women and girls is to ensure that they attain literacy and self-confidence in financial matters big and small. And it's happe...

Climate finance and the path to green transition

Dagfinn Høybråten | Posted 11.03.2016 | Green
Dagfinn Høybråten

The Nordic Region has long played a leading role in climate finance, helping fund green projects all over the world. In recent years, as the evidence ...

10 Vital Things All Start-ups Should Consider Before Launching

Toby Nwazor | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
Toby Nwazor

Starting a company in the contemporary business world may be a tricky venture. Time, effort, energy and money are invested. Nonetheless, making these very vital resources grow is the biggest challenge every start-up faces. In this article, I have collated some important things a start-up company should think about before starting:

America, the Capital of Entrepreneurship

David Glickman | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
David Glickman

America loves an entrepreneur! If you've got a good idea and a solid business model, I would say that the United States is the easiest place in the wo...

One Year After Landmark UN Agreement, Are We on the Path to Gender Equality?

Françoise Girard | Posted 09.29.2016 | Women
Françoise Girard

The victory was real. Last September at the United Nations, 193 governments adopted the most comprehensive global agenda for sustainable development e...

Financing The SDG Data Needs: What Does It Cost?

Johannes Jütting | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Johannes Jütting

With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals by Heads of States last fall in New York, the urgent practical question is how to finance the data needs of such an ambitious and universal agenda.

Education Crowdfunding: An Engine of Good That Could Move Us Toward Equity

The Sillerman Center | Posted 08.23.2016 | Education
The Sillerman Center

When public school budgets shrink, it's students who pay the price. Classes get larger, fewer field trips get scheduled, athletic programs charge fees, and technology doesn't get updated.

4 Tips for Funding A New Business

Nadya Khoja | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Nadya Khoja

In this booming era of the startup, it can be equal parts inspiring and intimidating for anyone who wants to start their own business. Not everyone has a mentor in their back pocket who can help guide their process or even get them on the road to entrepreneurship. If you are considering starting your own business but don't have a clue about how, this article is for you!

Top 600 People Who Want To Help Fund Your Business

Jennifer Love | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

Today more than ever, your own network is the key to successfully funding your business. You may be reading that statement and think, "Well, what do...

Honest Advice on Funding your Startup

John Rampton | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
John Rampton

If you're an entrepreneur it's hard not have fallen in love with HBO's Silicon Valley. It's arguably the most authentic look at the trials and tribulations that we startup founders have to face on a daily basis - despite being satire.

How Raising Money From 'Friends and Family' Can Seriously Damage Your Health

Susan OBrien | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Susan OBrien

Building a company from scratch is hard. It's even harder when you opt to do so organically, steering clear of the more traditional, well-trodden vent...

Michigan Schools: An Example of Needed Vigilance Nationwide

Paul Ruth | Posted 07.07.2016 | Education
Paul Ruth

True vigilance occurs not when something has happened, but when it’s about to happen. Recently there has been a flurry of criticism on Michigan educ...

Monitoring The Mayor's Purse Strings

Elissa Stein | Posted 07.01.2016 | Education
Elissa Stein

Last Friday, State leaders voted to extend mayoral control of NYC schools for one year. This time, for the first time ever, there are specific strings attached. The Mayor and the city will now be required to share funding formulas and information for individual schools.

7 Reasons Funding Food Startups is Trending for Major Corporations

AJ Agrawal | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

Major corporations and venture capitalists (VC) are investing in food startups more than ever. Society's eating habits are changing and with that, the...

4 Things I Didn't Know About Investors Before I Took Their Money

Felecia Hatcher | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Felecia Hatcher

So, you cashed the check, now what? So many of us are obsessed with getting investors no one really talks about the real down side.

Best Alternative Financing Options to Grow Your Small Business

John Rampton | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
John Rampton

When you think about borrowing or lending money for your small business you may think of turning to your local bank, asking family or friends, or char...