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Thirty young Nigerians have graduated from the first fashion entrepreneurship program at the US-backed Field of Skills and Dreams VTE Academy. An initiative to build the capacity of aspiring fashion designers in Nigeria, the US Consulate in Lagos plans to train one hundred fashion entrepreneurs over the next six months. Aged between 22 and 35, …

The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority is set to create two new social impact pilot programs aimed at encouraging minority entrepreneurship and business expansion. URA Ventures and the Minority and Women-Owned Business Development Equity Fund programs will provide venture capital to minority and women-owned businesses. The redevelopment authority hopes to raise $5 million in capital to …

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 …

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West reminds small, non-farm businesses in South Dakota of the deadlines to apply for a federal SBA disaster loan for harm economic. These low-interest loans are intended to offset economic losses due to reduced incomes caused by drought in …

As part of Work Matters at Your Library and Local Enterprise Week, Central Library, Letterkenny will present a free marketing workshop with Evelyn McGlynn next Thursday, March 10 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Evelyn McGlynn is a trainer, author, and business and life coach. She is a Marketing and Communications Officer at Donegal Women in Business Network …

BUSINESS in Cork City has shown considerable resilience, agility and ambition in the face of the challenges of recent years. Now that public health measures have been lifted, the Cork City Local Enterprise Board wants to make sure businesses can stabilize and seize the opportunities the future will present. In 2020 and 2021, Local Business …

PLANS have been resubmitted to convert outbuildings into commercial units on a former chicken farm in Burley. The application to the national park authority, which includes the relocation of a house to the site, said an industrial warehouse currently there ‘overlooks’ its surroundings and is in a ‘very poor condition’ . Known as The Works, …

MORE than 300 objections have been filed against proposals for office and warehouse space near High Post Business Park. The buildings would provide employment spaces for different companies, with an area of ​​12,744 m², including offices, warehouses, factory, showroom and parking. The proposed site is land adjacent to the business park. The consultation deadline for …

Bookmark(0) Please login to mark No account yet? Register *Padraic McElwee, Cllr PJ Ryan and Seán Torpey. Businesses in Clare 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 …

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Doing business was once considered by many to be a male domain, but more and more women are now taking up leadership positions to open and run their own businesses. More information on female entrepreneurship development can be found in Kazinform’s latest analytical article. In 2020, there were 1.35 million small and …

For the past decade, Colin Chen has been one of the driving forces behind our local design scene. Chen, now 39, started The General Co in 2012 in hopes of championing local crafts, helping talented craftspeople find work, and offering introductory workshops to the public. craftsmanship and design. I’m willing to bet that many of …

Local Enterprise Offices have kicked off their program for Local Enterprise Week, which will consist of more than 220 virtual and physical events nationwide from March 7-11. Businesses have been invited to take advantage of Local Business Week events across the country after two turbulent years for small businesses. Events are open to entrepreneurs and …

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 …

Money makes the world go round! If you have it, a lot of things work. If you don’t, a lot of things don’t. Kiva, which means “unity” in Swahili, was founded as a micro-loan experiment in East Africa to help minority and women-owned small businesses get started. The first loans were less than $500, as …

According to a Bloomberg News analysis of Paycheck Protection Program data, nearly 350,000 loans issued to small businesses in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic were unforgiven, and most of them are less than $25,000. This lingering debt – about $28 billion, according to the analysis – is creating a burden for smaller businesses, many of …

The entertainment program for Local Business Week 2022 has launched and with a series of events taking place from March 7-11, there’s something for everyone. The first week of March will see small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs gather across the country to Local Business Week 2022. An initiative of Local Enterprise Offices, thousands of attendees …

The Fingal Local Business Office (LEO) has launched a series of exciting business events and initiatives that will take place both online and in person for Local Business Week (LEW) this year, which runs takes place from March 7 to 11, 2022. ocal Enterprise Week will allow local business owners/leaders to learn, engage and network …

Kieran O’Donnell TD Limerick businesses were awarded online vouchers worth €257,037 by the local Limerick Business Office last year as local businesses sought to boost sales, reach new markets and create more job opportunities. In addition to the 127 businesses that benefited from the voucher scheme, Limerick LEO also provided mentorship to 237 participants across …

Businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Office Galway created 220 jobs in 2021, it has been revealed in new figures show the LEO Galway have financially supported 270 small businesses in their portfolio across the county, these businesses in turn employ 1,187 people. Total national figures for local corporate offices across the country have been …

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses to Sponsor National Entrepreneurship Week 2022 Tweet that “Goldman Sachs 10,000 small businesses is proud to be a partner of National Entrepreneurship Week 2022,” said Jessica Taylornational director of 10,000 small businesses and CEO of Goldman Sachs. “Entrepreneurs are the engines of new job creation, innovation and creativity throughout our …

A total of 1,137 new jobs were created in Dublin, including 896 in Fingal, last year by 1,165 small businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO), a Fine Gael TD said. n Tánaiste and the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, announced LEO’s annual results for 2021, which showed LEO-supported businesses …

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Small businesses are the backbone of the economy. Transylvania University took notice and created a new center for entrepreneurship, with an experienced business consultant leading the operation. Jeni Al Bahrani recently started as director of this new entrepreneurship center. Before founding several entrepreneurship consulting firms and working in industry, Al …

The Galway Local Enterprise Office helped create over 200 jobs last year. There were 270 LEO-supported small businesses in Galway last year, creating 220 new jobs. In total, these small businesses spread across the city and county now employ 1,187 people. During a virtual event this week, An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar announced the Local Enterprise …

An Tánaiste and Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD announced the Local Enterprise Offices (LEO) annual results for 2021, which showed that enterprises supported by the Local Enterprise Offices have created 7,440 jobs in 2021. This figure increased significantly from the 5,585 created by LEO client companies in 2020. The net number …

The jobs were welcomed by Senator Garret Ahearn 236 new jobs were created in Tipperary in 2021 by 268 small businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO), we can reveal this week. An Tánaiste and Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD, announced LEO’s annual results for 2021 which showed LEO-supported businesses …

LOCAL Enterprise Office Wicklow has announced its course schedule for businesses and freelancers over the coming months. he local service provides training and support to small and medium-sized businesses based in Garden County. A range of business training courses will be offered to Wicklow SMEs by Wicklow LEO in January and February. These courses include …

Small businesses supported by Local Enterprise Offices created nearly 3,000 jobs last year, according to the latest figures from Enterprise Ireland. Overall, businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) created 7,440 jobs in 2021. This figure has increased significantly from the 5,585 created by LEO client businesses in 2020. That number is out of …

Companies supported by Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) saw a net increase in employment of nearly 3,000 jobs last year after a heavy loss the previous year, according to their annual results released on Monday. LEO-supported businesses created 7,440 jobs in 2021, more than a third of the 5,585 created in 2020. The net number of …

Women-led startups are paving the way for the disintegration of the great gender divide that has played a predominant role for decades now. In recent years, India has seen rapid development of new businesses. Likewise, many women courageously embark on startups. Women entrepreneurs and their growing presence in India have essentially turned the count’s social …

When Teresa Hernandez walks the aisles of her Mexican party supplies store, she doesn’t just see shelves filled with products like piñatas, traditional Mexican candies, and ceramic figurines. She sees what years of determination and courage can bring you, even in the face of a tumultuous global pandemic. The Hernandez store in East San Jose, …

VentureLAB, a founding global community of hardware technology and enterprise software companies in Canada, and the Regional Municipality of York (York Region) announced the recipients of the 2021 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund last week. , which aims to develop the innovation network in the region. Funded with support from York Region, it enables local organizations …

ANI | Update: Dec 18 2021 21:53 STI New Delhi [India], Dec. 18 (ANI): Despite their chances of being a patriarchal society, women in Jammu and Kashmir are making strides in business and entrepreneurship.Shariyat Fatima, an India-based freelance writer pursuing a master’s degree in psychology, writing in the Saudi Gazette, said that 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 …

Small businesses celebrated a day of continued success in South London on Saturday. It is part of the annual national Small Business Saturday campaign, which urges people to support small businesses in their area. Councils, politicians and activists have highlighted markets, independent cafes and florists in their local communities, with Wandsworth Council even with a …

New entrepreneurs can benefit from the support provided by the local business partnership. Cumbria LEP provides support to businesses in their region through a variety of courses and events. The local business partnership is asking the public to make contact if they want support in taking their business to the next level. Cumbria LEP hopes …

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. Whether you are already on your entrepreneurial journey or just started, you need to know how to network. Learning how to use networking to your advantage is the best thing you can do for yourself and your business. There are many reasons to do this, but perhaps …

A commercial estate which is home to small businesses in Warwickshire has a new owner. Hillmorton Craft Studios was acquired by Warwick-based Prova Investments from Warwickshire-based real estate investment company The Wigley Group. The Rugby site has 11 accommodation units which are all fully rented. Terms of the contract are not disclosed. The Wigley Group …

VS amden’s burgeoning tech and fintech cluster has been dubbed the ‘new Palo Alto’ after the borough was named the most entrepreneurial part of London, home to more new start-ups per capita over the past year. past year than any other area. Research exclusive to The Evening Standard found that a total of 1,055 new …

Posted 2 hours ago Proposed by P&G Building a successful and thriving business is not easy, especially for women entrepreneurs. P&G and YWCA USA have teamed up for the Level Up! Summit, a two-day virtual event to encourage the economic empowerment of women entrepreneurs by providing them with the resources and skills to strengthen their …

By Rachel Reeves, MP for Leeds West As always, it was an honor to pay tribute to the memory of those who lost their lives in the conflict. This year I attended the Remembrance Service at Leeds War Memorial. Thank you also to those who laid wreaths at the Leeds West memorials on my behalf. …

The desire to build office towers in the suburbs, especially on rapid transit lines, may have been spurred by work-from-home orders induced by the pandemic. Richmond is in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, but there hasn’t been a lot of commercial office construction in years. However, with One Park, that seems to be changing …

Beeham Business Park Beecham Business Park in Aldridge, had three units vacant at the start of the summer, but all have now been leased to local businesses. A 10-year lease was agreed to with Triple D Express on the last 2,836 square foot unit. It marks the completion of the last industrial unit available on …

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 …

In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Month in November, the Washington State Department of Commerce announced it is offering free online workshops and sessions for small businesses. “Entrepreneurship is one of the important tools at our disposal to ensure a broad and fair economic recovery that leaves no one behind,” said Director of Commerce Lisa Brown …

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register now The first phase of development of Ni.PARK, the newest business park of the Telford & Wrekin Council, has been completed. The £ 4million scheme to create a leading agro-technological research and innovation hub is led by developer Morris Property. …

By Amadou Diallo, Managing Director, DHL Global Forwarding Middle East and Africa All across Africa, bright young people are working every day to create a better, greener and more prosperous future. Demographically, the continent is younger than any other – and the Ouagadougou Partnership estimates that Africa will account for more than half of the …

Summer 2021 graduates Inland Empire Women’s Business Center’s It’s Your Time: Entrepreneurial Training Series for Women (IYT). “Innovative organizations like IECE provide essential support to small businesses as they navigate an ever-changing economic landscape,” said Brandee McHale, Head of Citi Community Investing and Development and President of the Citi Foundation. SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (PRWEB) 06 …

The Knight Foundation Donor Advised Fund at North Florida Community Foundation announced in September that $ 212,000 in grants has been awarded to four nonprofit organizations to support projects that will improve our Tallahassee community. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation focuses on revitalizing downtown and surrounding communities in Tallahassee to attract and …

Posted September 21, 2021 Heritage Bank Plc Managing Director and CEO Ifie Sekibo urged governments and stakeholders to consciously include small and medium enterprises and youth entrepreneurship as they strive to bridge the gap to find lasting solutions to economic recovery as a means of driving sustainably and significant growth. Sekibo said this at the …

Publisher and Original Author: Global Environment Facility (GEF) Sierra Leone has experienced significant human, environmental and economic hardships due to climate change over the past decade, and floods, landslides and extreme weather events are only expected to increase in the years to come. Yet this West African country is also home to an innovative and …

District 2020 has announced the opening of applications for its global entrepreneurship program, Scale2Dubai. Scale2Dubai will recruit startups and small businesses, especially those in the Series A or start-up phase. It solicits applications as a vital component of its ecosystem and provides startups and small businesses with the best opportunities for success through several unique …

Second from left, Hotspot Cafe owner Hector Alverio is pictured here with heads of the Small Business Development Center and Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist. Alverio received one of the SBDC Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Submitted photo The global pandemic has had a lasting impact on the small business community and many businesses are unsure …

Atlantic Business Park South Wales is experiencing a boom in building new industrial business units for small businesses, according to real estate consultancy Knight Frank. Atlantic Business Park in Hayes Lane, Barry, was cited as an example. The development of 42 1,453 square foot portal frame commercial / business units is being created for sale …

South Wales is experiencing a boom in building new industrial business units for its thriving small businesses, according to global real estate consultancy Knight Frank. Tom Griffiths of the Industrial & Logistics division of Knight Frank in Cardiff said: “New projects in the region are filling up quickly, with developers looking to build new developments …

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 …

Thompson Property Ltd was granted permission earlier this year to build 14 units on the Manor Road Nurseries land, which was once used to grow bedding plants for the borough by the council’s parks and countryside department. The site was originally intended to provide 40 new housing units to the city. The land was sold …

BAKOU, Azerbaijan, August 5 By Klavdiya Romakayeva – Trend: Uzbekistan and India discussed issues of supporting small businesses and private entrepreneurship, Trend reports referring to Uzbek media. The mentioned issue was discussed by Harjinder Talwar, Head of Women’s Organization of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI FLO), at a meeting held …

Monday July 12, 2021, 8:35 a.m.Press Release: Bayley The planning process is well advanced for more than 100 new mixed-use business units in Richmond, just south of Nelson, in an area experiencing significant residential development and incremental business growth. The development of the business unit, The Cube on Queen, is to be built at 431 …

Partners across the South East today announce the launch of a brand new support program to help the economy of visitors to the South East recover, which is directly responding to the impact of the Covid pandemic -19 over the region. The Revi-VE – South East Visitor Economy Fund is a 100% grant fund that …

Thompson Property Ltd was granted permission earlier this year to build 14 units on the Manor Road Nurseries land, which was once used to grow bedding plants for the borough by the council’s parks and countryside department. The site was originally intended to provide 40 new housing units to the city. The land was sold …

Earlier this month, An Tánaiste and TD’s Enterprise, Trade and Employment Minister Leo Varadkar officially launched new “green” business support for small businesses. The Green for Micro program, an initiative of local business offices with support from Enterprise Ireland, has been rolled out nationwide to help prepare small businesses for the low-carbon and more efficient …

Over 145 aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners in Kilkenny took part in online events marking Local Business Week. The events were hailed as a success by Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny. The LEO held 11 events for local businesses last week, in addition to promoting 10 Spotlight events open to businesses across the country. Speaking on …

Hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners in Waterford participated in online events this week, marking Local Business Week (March 1-5), which was hailed as a ‘success’ by the Local Enterprise Office Waterford. An annual initiative of 31 local business offices across the country, over 270 events took place online under the theme “Making It …

The site of the old Manor Road Nurseries. photo: Google Thompson Homes was granted permission to build homes on the Manor Road Nursery grounds, which was once used to grow bedding plants for the borough by the council’s parks and countryside department. The developer has now obtained approval to build 14 small business start-up units …

Ciarán Gorman and Darren Fenton of Bevcraft, winners of the National Enterprise Award this year, with Pat Gallagher, chief executive of Westmeath County Council (left) and Christine Charlton, director of Enterprise, Westmeath. Posted: Tue Mar 2, 2021, 12:48 PM Last update: Fri, 24 Sep 2021, 4:18 PM County Westmeath businesses are invited to participate in …

New support for green businesses was launched today to mark the start of Local Business Week, which runs from March 1-5. The Green for Micro program is an initiative of local business offices with support from Enterprise Ireland. It is being rolled out nationwide to help prepare small businesses for the low-carbon, more resource-efficient economy …

Posted: Sat 27 Feb 2021, 11:21 Last update: Thu, Nov 4, 2021, 6:58 PM Mentoring in hospitality, finance and social media, as well as learning how to market your business to a wider audience are just a few of the counseling clinics on offer during Westmeath. Local Enterprise Week, which begins on Monday March 5. …

Tánaist and Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD has kicked off the full program of Local Business Week events, which runs online from Monday March 1 through Friday March 5. Over 200 virtual events are planned by local business offices across the country, including the local Leitrim Enterprises office, and these include …

More than 200 virtual events are planned by local business offices for Local Business Week, which runs online from Monday March 1 through Friday March 5. The events include training workshops, informational webinars and masterclasses with entrepreneurs and experts and are designed to help small businesses across the country and those looking to start a …

Local Business Week is back in Fingal and this time it goes virtual. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) has launched a series of exciting business events and initiatives that will take place entirely online during Local Business Week (LEW), which runs from March 1-5, 2021. The Virtual LEW Pilot Project will enable local business owners …

Plans are expected to be submitted for new business units at Llangefni. Port Properties wants to erect seven buildings for small and medium-sized businesses on the Bryn Cefni industrial area. The site is previously undeveloped and benefits from the access road and the recently constructed secondary road, which was put in place by the Welsh …

Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick moved to ENGINE on Upper Cecil Street. It is believed that this move will allow Limerick to provide dynamic support and highly responsive assistance to entrepreneurs in established and emerging sectors. ENGINE on Upper Cecil Street in the heart of downtown Limerick is rapidly becoming a hub of innovation, with …

Local business office is moving – LEO is now located in the ENGINE building (pictured above) Local business office moves to Innovation Heartland ENGINE building in Limerick ENGINE on Upper Cecil Street in the heart of Limerick city center is rapidly becoming an innovative heart Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick moved to ENGINE on Upper …

A new € 12 million corporate center fund has been launched to help centers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic as part of the government’s July stimulus plan. The fund, administered by Enterprise Ireland, was launched today by Tánaiste and Enterprise Minister Leo Varadkar. Enterprise Centers are located across the country and provide space, training, advice …

What a difference a few months make! In the summer of 2019, it was revealed that The Swan at Station Road, Marsden, which had served beer as long as 1839, was going to close permanently. He had struggled to find any consistency under a succession of owners and the pub chain, Thwaites, had put it …

LEP, which helps determine the priorities of the local economy to support job creation and boost the region’s economic growth, has published a strategy to revive the economy in its annual delivery plan. It showcases a range of initiatives designed to support businesses and mitigate the impact of Covid-19, including a designated Coronavirus Support Center, …

Business, Enterprise and Innovation Minister Heather Humphreys TD has announced a major expansion of support for businesses affected by COVID-19, including an expansion of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme and a reduction in the rate of interest on loans from Microfinance Ireland. Minister Humphreys announced the extension of the € 2,500 online voucher program through …

The new Business Continuity Voucher is now available through the Local Enterprise Office Mayo and is open to independent traders and businesses in all local industries that employ up to 50 people, the Minister of Business of the United Kingdom said. ‘Business and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD. The voucher is worth up to € 2,500 …

Covid-19 is not a pandemic that any business owner could have predicted. In these uncertain times, Local Enterprise Office Wicklow is working tirelessly to provide as much support as possible through online training programs, posting of financial supports available through other agencies, financial supports available through Local Enterprise Office and non-financial supports. Minister Humphrey introduced …

Minister Humphreys introduces new measure as part of COVID-19 business support program Posted: Thu March 26, 2020, 8:36 PM Last update: Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 05:37 AM Photo – Christine Charlton, Westmeath Local Business Office. The new Business Continuity Voucher is now available through the local Westmeath Business Office and is open to independent traders …