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Carlow County Council and its Local Business Office have released their first Impact Report, covering the period 2014 to 2021, to highlight and recognize the support they have given to the business community and ecosystem wider County Carlow since its inception. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Carlow is the ‘first stop’ for anyone considering starting …

Standard Chartered Bank Uganda in partnership with its partner NGO Voluntary Service Overseas has launched a youth empowerment, entrepreneurship and decent employment program worth Shs 1,056,000,000 (one billion and fifty million shillings only) targeting youth in Kampala and Wakiso. The launch, held at the Kampala Serena Hotel, was graced by over 60 guests at the …

LANSING, MI — A polling committee is busy asking a question about the November ballot that would prevent payday lenders from charging “predatory” interest rates if approved by voters. The Michiganders for Fair Lending campaign officially launched its petition-raising effort Wednesday to cap high interest rates on payday loans, payday loan advocates say are creating …

Businesses in County Carlow are encouraged to take advantage of the range of events and topics at this year’s Local Business Week. The Local Enterprise Offices initiative runs from March 7-11 with more than 220 events for businesses and entrepreneurs taking place in person and online across the country. This year’s theme for the week …

Seven additional new commercial units are to be built on the site of a former heliport in Holyhead to support new employment opportunities in Anglesey’s enterprise area. In 2019 the County Council successfully applied for £2.3m from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Welsh Government and, in a first for Anglesey, agreed an …

Breaking ground for the launch of the LOC8 business park project Submitted for publication by Maidstone Borough Council Work has started on LOC8, a £47million mixed-use business park on Ashford Road at junction eight of the M20, Maidstone. Councilor Fay Gooch, Mayor of Maidstone, officially started construction work on Thursday 3rd February. All partners working …

By Adedapo Adesanya Seplat Energy Plc, in partnership with Conversations for Change (C4C), announced the graduation of 15 scholarship holders from their entrepreneurship program. The 2021 batch of scholars have been equipped to start their businesses, which are expected to grow and prosper, as well as provide support not only to them and their families, …

Kevin Wilson and Katie Wilson (middle) of Nidderdale, Yorkshire-based family business Flapjack celebrate their move to new premises in the new Harrogate West Business Park with Christopher Fordy (left) of property consultants Fordy Marshall Ltd and Dan Harper (right), economic development officer for Harrogate Borough Council. Yorkshire Flapjack was founded by Katie Wilson, daughter of …

A groundbreaking event took place today to celebrate the start of work at LOC8, a new £47million mixed-use business park on Ashford Road at Junction 8 of the M20. A ceremony took place this morning, at which the Mayor of Maidstone – Cllr Fay Gooch – officially launched construction work on the project. All partners …

New PNC North Carolina HBCU initiative to help cultivate resources and entrepreneurship opportunities for students at five universities through grants RALEIGH, NC –News Direct– PNC Financial Services Group RALEIGH, NC, February 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ — The PNC Foundation is awarding more than $2 million to five historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in North …

National League of Cities, an organization made up of local leaders across the United States who focus on improving the quality of life in their communities, is developing an action guide called A roadmap for inclusive entrepreneurship. And Wilmington management is involved. Renata kowalczyk, CEO of the association Wilmington Alliance, joined NLC 2020 City innovation …

Lucknow: The Start-up Village Entrepreneurship Program (SVEP) under the State Rural Livelihood Mission (SRLM) has proven to be a boon for women in Uttar Pradesh. Using SVEP, as many as 13,801 women have established small-scale business units for their economic empowerment. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s efforts to empower and empower rural women over the past …

FARMINGTON – New Ventures Maine has called for applications for Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs, its free online course, which begins January 26, 2022. For new entrepreneurs or existing business owners, Venturing Forth helps entrepreneurs create a written business plan from start to finish with feedback from facilitators and fellow entrepreneurs. The 14 week …

In almost every area of ​​life, a sensible approach to successful future performance should be to “learn, rehabilitate and deliver”. In the national economic development policy and subsequent strategies, however, there appears to be a willingness to continually start from scratch and ignore the lessons of the past. Previously, we may have wondered if the …

Business leaders could have less say in the economic development of the regions, their powers being entrusted to elected politicians, if the secretary of the communities wants it. Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Upgrades, Housing and Communities, spoke at an England County Council Leaders’ Conference this week, expressing his intention to cut corporate partnerships …

Youth Co: Lab, an initiative co-led by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Citi Foundation, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and Startup Bangladesh Limited jointly launched a report titled “The State of the ecosystem for youth entrepreneurship in Bangladesh ”at a virtual event on 23 November. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP and Minister of …

Posted: 6:39 pm 23 November 2021 Plans to expand a business park in east Suffolk that could create more than 130 new jobs have been rejected due to uncertainty over what will actually be built there. Oasis Property Ltd has filed plans to transform a 1.7 hectare portion of undeveloped grassland at Debach airfield into …

Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker [Courtesy Photo] For founders and their employees, a startup is a chance to forge something new and turn it into a successful business. For a city, startups can have even more impact, causing a ripple effect of job creation that can fuel the growth of a region. Fort Worth Mayor …

Canada, partner country INCmty Virtual Festival 2021. Canada and Mexico share a vibrant, multi-faceted relationship with rich cultural ties and growing trade and investment. Canada enjoys abundant economic wealth and is considered one of the safest places in the world to invest and do business. Mexico offers Canadian businesses talent, innovation, reliability and a commitment …

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 4 – Two Kenyan startups have been selected as finalists and semi-finalists in the ongoing competition for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Caravan Prize. The two, Tekizo Africa Limited and NANASI were chosen from a pool of 1,500 companies across the continent. Tekizo Africa Limited led by Dennis Onkangi Onkundi …

Abdallahi Moussa It is known that no nation can achieve true development without industrialization. It is in light of this that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in recent years, has been very active in intervening in critical sectors of the economy to stimulate growth and create jobs for Nigerians. , especially the teeming youth. …

Biosolvit, a startup that develops products to absorb petroleum derivatives on land or at sea, won the first prize in the first innovation and entrepreneurship competition (Macao) for technology companies from Brazil and Portugal that is held yesterday (Friday). Organized by the Economic and Technological Development Office (DSEDT) in cooperation with the local public incubator …

In order to ensure the achievement of the entrepreneurial goals of young Nigerians, Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, in collaboration with The Next Titan, is preparing to invest more N15 million in viable Nigerian entrepreneurs. Tagged “Uncaged”, The Next Titan season 8 is Nigeria’s premier commercial reality show where contestants compete …

Plans for the new business park in northern Powys will come to fruition shortly, with work starting on site from next week, Powys County Council confirmed. Powys’ local company SWG Construction has been appointed to develop units for the new Abermule Business Park, which is expected to begin construction from 25 October 2021. When completed, …

Construction on nine units is scheduled to begin next week at a new business park in North Powys, the county council said. Welshpool SWG construction has been appointed to develop the units of the new Abermule business park, with construction scheduled to start from 25 October 2021. The plans for the park were approved in …

By Emma Ujah, Abuja office manager The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday released guidelines for implementing the Tertiary Institutional Entrepreneurship Program (TIES). According to the document, the program complied with the CBN Act of 2007 and “as part of its policy measures to tackle rising youth unemployment and underemployment.” TIES, the bank said, …

Sandra fujiyama Sandra fujiyama was appointed general manager of the Asia Pacific Center for Entrepreneurship (RHYTHM) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Shidler College of Business, starting October 19. In this leadership role, Fujiyama will lead community outreach efforts, along with the board of directors and partner companies, to elevate and promote entrepreneurship education, …

The US Economic Development Administration, part of the US Department of Commerce, has announced that the Bowie Economic Development Corporation and the Town of Bowie will receive a grant of $ 1.4 million. Janis Crawley, Executive Director of BEDC, was delighted to announce receipt of the grant this week more than a year after the …

When Horn Entrepreneurship was founded in 2012, Barack obama was president, Jack Markell was governor, and Wilmington’s first coworking space, Loft corner, was young and changed the landscape of the city. At the beginning of that year, A capital letter acquired ING Direct, which had essentially marked Wilmington in an orange sea and ultimately helped …

An OFFICIAL ceremony to celebrate the start of construction work on six new Tregarnedd business units on Bryn Cefni Industrial Park, Llangefni, took place yesterday (October 13). Anglesey’s Economic Development Officers have successfully requested £ 2.3million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Welsh government. Wynne Construction was appointed to build the six …

Images of women of color in technology, stock images of women in technologyPhoto: via Flickr In a hyper-connected and increasingly digitalized global landscape, human connection and interaction have been and continue to be transformed. Information and communication technologies (ICT) have contributed to the human experience in several ways: by revolutionizing the delivery of health care …

commercial opinion: with DR FARAI CHIGORAWhile we linger and further unravel the local philosophy which should be the central pivot of economic development through SMEs, we continue with the PEOPLE model because this edition focuses on the second acronym: ECOLOGY. It is an assessment of the environment for entrepreneurship and industrialization and understanding of the …

A Pittsburgh-based company dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship will receive $ 250,000 in funding from the US Department of Commerce. The grant is part of a $ 36.5 million grant pool that has benefited 50 entrepreneurship-focused organizations, nonprofits, higher education institutions and state government agencies in nationwide. The grants were announced Thursday by Assistant Secretary of …

Deeside.com> News Posted: Thu 30 Sep 2021 Plans to expand an industrial site in Flintshire gained unanimous support after advisers learned it would support the region’s economy. Redsun Projects had previously requested the extension of Hawarden Business Park by creating three new business units. The Liverpool-based company said the development of 5.2 hectares of land …

The Entrepreneurship Week held at the IDEA Bank of the University of Troy was a week full of learning opportunities and the chance to gain individual knowledge on how to create, develop and maintain a company in a series of sessions led by local business owners, many also former TROY graduates. Lynne Firmin George, director …

Plans to expand an industrial site in Flintshire gained unanimous support after advisers learned it would support the region’s economy. Redsun Projects had previously requested the extension of Hawarden Business Park by creating three new business units. The Liverpool-based company said the development of 5.2 hectares of land on Manor Lane, near the Airbus plant …

Some participants in the entrepreneurship development program Tarkwa Entrepreneurship Development Hub, an information technology (IT) company in collaboration with Ghana Tech Lab, organized a stakeholder consultative meeting to help young people acquire digital skills and create sustainable jobs. The program brought together participants from the public and private sectors. It was on the theme; “The …

Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail Damien English visited Louth this morning as part of a nationwide tour to visit local business offices and engage with local businesses . Minister English, a TD Fine Gael for Meath East, traveled to Louth earlier in the day to engage with the local Louth Business Office, …

Universities have long fueled the development of new ideas. Over the past decade, they have increasingly become key incubators for new businesses. Across the Baltimore area, university leaders see students and faculty as interested in entrepreneurship as they are in any academic discipline. In response, they have invested a wave of new resources to strengthen …

INDIA We all see very clearly the tragedy of COVID-19 and its impact on health systems in India and the ripple effects it can have on virtually every other aspect of life. It showed us how the rules we teach in Indian higher education institutions can quickly lose their relevance as almost overnight they have …

Business Opinion: BY FARAI CHIGORA In the first part, we presented the concept of PEOPLE (politics, ecological, organization, practitioners, leadership, education) as one of the in-house solutions to simulate the spirit and practice of entrepreneurship. This week, we take an in-depth look at the local model and focus on policy, unveiling the implications it has …

Alumni couple Michael and Shari Cantor have two passions: UConn and Greater Hartford. So when they recently decided to donate to UConn, they knew they wanted to make a real impact in Greater Hartford by promoting economic development and entrepreneurship there. Enter Build Hartford, a new course that will help UConn students develop entrepreneurial skills …

Deeside.com> News Posted: Fri 24 Sep 2021 Plans to expand a business park in Flintshire that will bring “significant” economic benefits to the region have been recommended for approval. The 10-acre site sits next to the existing Hawarden Business Park, close to the Airbus wing factory. The proposed scheme will see the erection of three …

Delta State Government Still Working To Create Jobs Through Investments In Entrepreneurship Development State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa made it known on Wednesday (September 15th) when he received a delegation The delegation was made up of executive members of the Edo / Delta Chapter of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria Asaba – On Wednesday September …

The Minister visited the Digital Hub in the Tipperary Technology Park. Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021, 08:39 Last update: Sat, Sep 11, 2021, 1:40 PM Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail Damien English visited the Tipperary Local Enterprise Office on Thursday. The visit to Tipperary is part of a series of nationwide visits …

PUBLISHED on August 22, 2021 KARACHI: The novel coronavirus pandemic has cost many people their jobs around the world. For some, however, this jolt came with an opportunity instead. Turning to entrepreneurship, they created small businesses and businesses to provide jobs for both themselves and others, and in turn benefit several other businesses. Each year …

About 50 people organized the event yesterday (Sunday August 8) near the Marline Valley Nature Reserve. Sea Change Sussex wants to build the North Queensway Innovation Park in the area and environmental activists have said the proposals will threaten the wildlife on the reserve. The demonstrators wore masks resembling bryophytes (mosses and liverworts), which are …

SRINAGAR: Extending its banking and financial services further into rural pockets of Kashmir, J&K Bank today ordered full-fledged business units in Dhobiwan in Tangmarg, Memender in Shopian and Warpora in Sopore, bringing the total of these business units to 955.. District Development Commissioner (DDC) Baramulla, Bhupinder Kumar inaugurated the Dhobiwan business unit in the presence …

SRINAGAR, July 30: Extending its banking and financial services further into rural pockets of Kashmir, J&K Bank today ordered full-fledged business units in Dhobiwan in Tangmarg, Memender in Shopian and Warpora in Sopore by taking the count total of the bank of these activities units to 955.District Development Commissioner (DDC) Baramulla, Bhupinder Kumar inaugurated the …

PLANS have been unveiled to build more commercial units on the site of an ill-fated heliport that closed after just three months of operation. Launched in April 1985, the Holyhead-Dublin helicopter service promised five flights a day in the Irish Sea, in less than 30 minutes. But after the international shuttle service was brought to …

The founding board of the new partnership for local businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire has been selected. Key private sector figures include Dafydd Williams, head of policy, communications and economic development at Associated British Ports; Managing Director of Marketing Humber, Diana Taylor; Madge Moore, President of Yorkshire Food, Farming and Rural Support Network and …

Board members are sought to help guide the work of the new partnership for local businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire and advance economic prosperity in the region. As the April 1 launch date ends, “experienced and engaged leaders” are sought in the community. They will help guide the strategic direction of LEP, define future …

What the new business units will look like (Pic: Fife Council) Fife’s flagship industrial innovation investment program has now started construction on Midfield Drive in the Dunnikier business park. The units are expected to be completed in the fall and will stimulate economic development opportunities within the city. They are part of a larger investment …

An old car showroom empty for 20 years and “in desperate need of a new facelift” is to be demolished to accommodate new homes, a business unit and vacation rentals. The Cranes Garage, in Bawdsey, has been empty since 2000 – but is now ready for development after new plans to transform the site, submitted …

Watercare Managing Director Raveen Jaduram’s salary of $ 775,000 was mentioned during the review. Photo / Greg Bowker The days of big salaries in Auckland Council business units seem to be numbered with plans to bring them into line with the public sector. An independent review of the five board-controlled organizations (CCOs) recommended that advisers …

Julie Kapsalis has been announced as the new Chair of the Coast to Capital Local Business Partnership Coast to Capital LEP, which also covers Brighton & Hove, Croydon and East Surrey, plays a central role in setting the region’s economic priorities and helping to boost economic growth and job creation. Julie Kapsalis, vice-president for a …

It’s conservation versus commercialization as the public and developers clash over plans to build industrial units in one of Plymouth’s most beautiful waterfront areas. The residents of Turnchapel are fiercely opposed to the Yachts Havens group’s request to demolish an old hangar at Turnchapel Wharf and replace it with a larger building. What really gets …

WORK on nine business units on the outskirts of Haddington could begin within a few months. East Lothian Council gave the green light to industrial units west of Arthurs Way at the end of February. The units, which are described as belonging to Class 4 – research and product development companies or offices – are …

By William O’Connor FORMER Dublin senior football coach Jim Gavin will kick off the South Dublin Local Enterprise Week 2020 events next week. The Round Tower clubman will be the keynote speaker at the opening event on Monday March 2 to an audience of promising entrepreneurs and business owners, as part of LEO South Dublin’s …

Start of work on business units financed by City Region Deal in Fife Posted February 10, 2020 Fife’s flagship industrial innovation investment program takes shape with the start of construction on nine new business units in the Queensway Industrial Park in Glenrothes. (left to right) Scott Sinton, Bell Group Supervisor; modern apprentice Mathew Fleming; Mark …

Caption: Sharon Corcoran, Director of Economic Development and Tourism, Cork County Council; Deirdre O’Mahony, Senior Business Development Manager, LEO Cork North and West; Peter White, Beara Distillery; Kevin Curran, Business Leader, LEO Cork North and West at the launch of Cork Local Business Week. Photo: Michael MacSweeney/Provision Nearly 70 businesses using Cork County Council’s Local …

The launch of the Cherwell Business of the Year Awards at Norbar, Banbury. Left to right, Adrian Lockwood, Oxfordshire LEP, Ben Jackson, Bicester Chamber of Commerce, Placi Espjo, Chairman Cherwell Business Awards, Cllr. Lynn Pratt, Economic Development Portfolio, CDC, Julia Aratoon, CDC and Neill Brodey, MD, Norbar. NNL-160111-101743009 Now in its sixth year, the awards …

BLOOMINGTON — Businesses in parts of Bloomington, Normal, McLean County, Ford County and Gibson City can once again earn state and local incentives through Illinois’ Enterprise Zone Program. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has notified local officials that their application for the new area has been approved, said Kyle Ham, CEO of …