New study reveals investments worth £2 billion made by female angels helping to create 10,000 UK jobs.
A Call for Paper aims to collect fresh findings at the intersection of entrepreneurship, gender and the global south to nurture budding activism.
As the company has closed its deal, the leading equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has opened a new office in Dublin.
"I have been saying this for years: if you treat young generations as weak, they will be weak. We have to believe in them. We must encourage them to be strong, also mentally. Then we must tell them the truth: only the best will win. We have to help them get ready." (Julio Velasco)
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1.4 million in young innovators with this competition.
Crowdfunding: Pitching a project it is not just a matter of storytelling.
Money and people. According to business scholars, these are among the main hurdles social entrepreneurs have to overcome to succeed with their projects. The web promises to provide us with a solution.
Trying to add more backers helps, but when such backers have prior affiliations, it hurts.
The leading platform announce a new programme to protect the community and partner with GoFundMe.
A group of students is organizing an event to connect with other student entrepreneurs and make things happen.
Entrepreneurs who access equity crowdfunding are more likely to fail.
"Systemic shifts require collective intent - something that is still scarce in business communities across the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic has suddenly changed that, and has created the necessary conditions for collective intent. The human race is at a crossroads, and the choices we make now will define future generations and their way of life."
“People around the world are coming up with ideas on how to solve some of the problems and challenges we’ve faced in the last few weeks. For a lot of people, there’s a lot of time on their hands to do research, there’s a lot of thinking time. It is a perfect time to be doing that.”
Marc Andreessen shares his views on why every Western institution was unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic, despite many prior warnings.
“The economy is not a machine that can be simply turned ‘on’ and ‘off’. It is a complex system, dependent on billions of relationships that are falling apart.”
The Entrepreneurs Network
With a budget of €164 million, this call is “bottom up”, meaning there are no predefined thematic priorities
Many companies have put a priority on pursuing purpose in recent years. Recent research indicate that so too are entrepreneurs.
Yancey Strickler, co-founder and former CEO of crowdsourcing pioneer Kickstarter as well as the author of the book “This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World,” joins CNBC’s “Squawk Box” team to discuss why he’s all in on the crowdsourcing business model.
Times have come for me to intensify my data collection efforts.