Business News

Nov 27

Speaking of stocks that are in trouble, some people started pointing fingers at AT&T (T) . Anyway, AT&T has $181 billion in debt. My prediction is that AT&T will one day be in the same predicament as GE.

UAE Startup Launches First-Ever Sharia-Compliant Islamic Crypto Exchange

Aug 29
Adab Solutions, a UAE-based crypto startup has announced the launch of the First Islamic Crypto Exchange (FICE), the only crypto exchange in the world that is designed to be in compliance with …


WeWork Labs startup incubator to open first West Coast location in Seattle, led by UW startup veteran

Aug 28
WeWork will open the first West Coast location of its WeWork Labs startup incubator in Seattle next month, GeekWire has learned, underscoring the growing global prominence of Seattle’s startup scene. Elizabeth Scallon. (WeWork Photo) The new incubator …

Japan’s Itochu to buy stake in EV startup Singulato: sources

Aug 28
BEIJING (Reuters) – Japanese trading house Itochu Corp (8801.T) is to invest less than 1 billion yen ($9.05 million) in Singulato Motors, a Chinese smart, connected electric vehicle startup – a deal that might lead to further partnerships with Japanese …

Another food delivery startup, Foodsby, rakes in venture capital funding

Aug 28
Venture capitalists are still hungry for food delivery startups. Foodsby, the provider of a lunch delivery service based out of Minneapolis, has raised a $13.5 million Series B led by Piper …

Bank Of America To Launch Institute For Women’s Entrepreneurship

Aug 28
Cheryl Gentry received a $500,000 capital commitment from a venture capital fund within four months of launching a tech event platform called Onsite Planner. However, it’s been 14 months and the lady entrepreneur has not received the funds because she …

A Girls Who Code alumna’s journey to entrepreneurship

Aug 28
From huge aspirations to enlightenment to entrepreneurship, Girls Who Code Alumni Karina Popovich is making a name for herself in tech. Written by Girls Who Code alumna, Karina Popovich From a …

Persian Food Tours: Women’s culinary, an attempt for entrepreneurship

Aug 28
The idea came up from a road trip Matin took with a group of Spaniards around Iran. “It was then that I realized how limited we are in our choice of food in restaurants and how the menus kept repeating the same few dishes over and over again. “Most of the …

U.S. Department of Defense taps Durham for entrepreneurship initiative

Aug 28
A Department of Defense-funded entrepreneurship program that just picked Durham as its Southeast hub is not a consolation prize following the state’s failed fight for the Army Futures Command Center, which ultimately went to Austin. That’s according to …

Orpheus Self-Care Entertainment startup wants to make VR that can heal

Aug 28
Last year, Job Stauffer came to the attention of many people in the virtual reality space as the man who “lost 50 pounds using VR.” He’s actually lost quite a bit more than that since then …

I flew on a private plane with Blackbird, the flight-sharing startup that’s like the UberPool for planes — here’s what it’s like

Aug 28
You can book a seat on a plane, not a car, with flight-sharing startup Blackbird. The California-based company’s newest service, Hitch, could be the UberPool for planes, since it pairs passengers on the Blackbird app with pilots that are headed to the same …

CEOs of Tomorrow gives kids a taste of entrepreneurship

Aug 28
Executive Director Roxie Hentz (middle) launched CEOs of Tomorrow in 2016 as a social entrepreneurship education nonprofit. Executive Director Roxie Hentz (middle) launched CEOs of Tomorrow in 2016 as a social entrepreneurship education nonprofit.

TD Jakes and The Evolution of Entrepreneurship

Aug 28
Our country continues to be shaped by evolving entrepreneurship. Statistics show that 70% of the people employed in this country are employed by small companies. TD Jakes, New York Times bestselling author of SOAR, strongly believes that we must become …

Controversial Vegan Startup Finally Brings Signature Product To Market

Aug 27
Controversial vegan startup JUST (formerly Hampton Creek) is in the news again, this time for a good reason. After many years of talk and hype, their signature product is finally on the market. JUST became a darling of Silicon Valley and the sustainable …

Credit card startup Deserve raises $17 million to help young people build their credit in a system that makes it way too hard

Aug 27

Deserve is a new company that’s focused on helping young people build credit. It just raised $17 million from Sallie Mae, Accel, Pelion, Aspect Ventures, and Mission Holdings. For many college students, there’s a Catch-22 when it comes to their finances …