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Hey, Entrepreneur! Is Your Elevator Pitch Worth $10,000? Prove It.

Do you think you have a great pitch for your business and want a chance to prove it for $10,000?  Check out the contest being offered by BlackEnterprise.com!  Details below: Submit your two-minute video pitch for a chance to win at the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit Entrepreneurs–read and be inspired. Your time is NOW. The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit has officially opened its highly an ...

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That’s The Way To Do It: Kentucky Lowers The Minimum Wage

Tell us what you think, in the comments, after you read what Tim Worstall posted on Forbes.com! It’s rare enough that we find someone proposing good economic policy. It’s even rarer when someone has the political courage to reverse a previous instance of bad economic policy. At which point we need to be congratulating Kentucky on one event there: the income Governor has just decided to lower the minimum wag ...

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Wearable IoT World and Radiant Venture Capital Launch U.S.-Pan Asia IoT Superhighway Accelerator

Closes USD 4.5 Million Round to Advance Early-Stage Wearable and IoT Startups in Hong Kong, China and Asia HONG KONG, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wearable IoT World (WIoTW), based in San Francisco and heralded as the world's first accelerator dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), wearables and emerging technologies, today has officially launched the U.S.-Pan Asia IoT Superhighway accelerator in Hong ...

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Re-inventing Finance: Anthemis Group Arrives in New York

NEW YORK, September 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthemis Group SA is pleased to announce the creation of Anthemis (Americas) Corporation. Based in New York and led by Managing Director Sam Johnson, Anthemis (Americas) will play a key role in supporting the Group's continued growth and ambition to re-invent financial services. Founded in 2010, Anthemis is a fast-growing, diversified financial services firm with ...

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M&T Bank Boosts Small Business Lending by $196 million; Nearly Quadruples Pledge to SBA

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- M&T Bank increased small business lending by $196 million since last year, nearly quadrupling its 2011 pledge to boost loans by $50 million. At a White House Small Business Lender Forum held in Cleveland, Ohio last September, M&T Bank Chairman and CEO Robert G. Wilmers vowed to Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) ...

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Fashlets.com: “We’ll Give Away $1,000,000 During 2012 Christmas Shopping Season”

"We will start our 'Reward Project' - give away $1,000,000 in the way of free bags, coupon code, or gift card during this Christmas shopping Season to our customers to thank them for their constant support." NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 2012 Christmas shopping season is coming! This shopping spree led people to spending money in droves from last week, giving a fantastic finish to what is already ...

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Small Business Focused On Disabilities Turns To Crowdfunding For Startup

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Small business, disabilities and jobs are topics on the rise in circles across the globe. Chad Moore, President of IN-abled.com LLC, has combined them all in a small business startup offering wall hangings, books and t-shirts focused on disabilities. "People with disabilities inspire. We have clearly seen that in the Olympics and Paralympics. I have talked with ...

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Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Announces the Access to Capital Conference for Small Businesses

Conference Will Give Small Businesses Access and Information Required to Get Much Needed Capital LOS ANGELES, Sept. 08, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the economy still struggling, research shows that small businesses continue to find it difficult to tap into sources of capital to fund growth. In order to help businesses secure the education and access they need for business financing, Dun & Bradstreet Credibili ...

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Another First for Citizens Trust Bank: Citizens Trust Bank Named an Approved Lender for the State Small Business Credit Initiative

ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Department of Community Affairs announced Citizens Trust Bank as the first, approved Georgia bank to participate in the State Small Business Credit Initiative program (SSBCI). The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (the "Act") became law in the fall of 2010. The Act created the State Small Business Credit Initiative, which was funded to strengthen state lendin ...

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Voting To Close In One Week For $5000 Small Green Business Quarterly Award

Public Voting Period To Determine Winners of Green America Award Recognizing Green Entrepreneurs With a Focus on Community Action Closing; 10 Small Businesses in AK, CA, DC, ME, MD, NY, NC and OR Competing for Prize. WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A public voting period will close in one week for finalists for the first quarterly Green America "People & Planet" award recognizing Americ ...

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