Entrepreneurship

Modern Managed IT Adds Sean Wedige As Chief Technology Officer

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 11:12pm

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Managed IT, the contract-free, full-time IT provider for small business , announced Sean Wedige joined the company as Chief Technology Officer.

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  • SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Managed IT, the contract-free, full-time IT provider for small business , announced Sean Wedige joined the company as Chief Technology Officer.
  • "Modern Managed IT has great energy and the ability to deliver better IT services for small business.
  • Before coming to Modern Managed IT, Sean received frequent calls from friends and colleagues who worked for small business in need of technical assistance.
  • Modern Managed IT is a start-up company focused on managed information technology services.

NFTE World Series of Innovation Challenges Open to Young Social Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 9:36pm

Providing young entrepreneurs a platform that elevates their ideas and voices is essential," says Florencia Spangaro, Director of Programs at the Citi Foundation.

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  • Providing young entrepreneurs a platform that elevates their ideas and voices is essential," says Florencia Spangaro, Director of Programs at the Citi Foundation.
  • Competitions such as the NFTE World Series of Innovation not only provide opportunities for learners to develop their entrepreneurial mindset, but also to see how their passions for social and environmental justice can drive innovation.
  • The World Series of Innovation challenges are open to youth who are at least 13 years old but not more than 24 years old as of December 31, 2020.
  • NFTE works with schools and community partners across the U.S. and alliances with global youth development organizations bring NFTE programs to additional young people in ten countries around the world.

The Spike Lab Sees Record Interest From High Schoolers To Learn Entrepreneurship During The Pandemic

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 7:09pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Spike Lab, an innovative startup incubator for high schoolers, has seen record growth in the last 6 month.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Spike Lab, an innovative startup incubator for high schoolers, has seen record growth in the last 6 month.
  • "Since March, we've almost doubled in size," says Lloyd Nimetz, the founder of The Spike Lab .
  • The pandemic has forced many schools and educational programs to go virtual, whereas The Spike Lab has always been completely remote.
  • Five years ago they launched The Spike Lab with the goal of creating the best teen entrepreneurship program in the world.

SBA Awards Timothy Porter of Appddiction Studio, LLC of Texas as 2020 Small Business Person of the Year

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 7:17pm

Washington, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognized this years Small Business Person of the Year, Timothy Porter of Appddiction Studio, LLC, of Texas, during the 2020 National Small Business Week virtual ceremony.

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  • Washington, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognized this years Small Business Person of the Year, Timothy Porter of Appddiction Studio, LLC, of Texas, during the 2020 National Small Business Week virtual ceremony.
  • It is my honor to announce Timothy Porter of Appddiction Studio, LLC, is this years national Small Business Person of the Year.
  • After serving his country in the U.S. military, Timothy used SBA resources to propel his entrepreneurial passion into a thriving small business, said Administrator Jovita Carranza.
  • Today, Appddiction Studio, LLC, is a nationally recognized, veteran-owned company providing innovative IT solutions to government and corporate entities.

Attentive Ranked #8 on LinkedIn's 2020 Top 50 Startups in the United States

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 7:00pm

The annual LinkedIn Top Startups list reveals the 50 hottest companies that Americans are eager to work for.

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  • The annual LinkedIn Top Startups list reveals the 50 hottest companies that Americans are eager to work for.
  • This year, in the wake of COVID-19, the 2020 list of top startups showcases emerging and resilient startups and how they're navigating the ever-changing world of work.
  • Attentive is ranked at #8 on the list of 50 startups selected by LinkedIn.
  • For the full list of this year's hottest startups, please visit: LinkedIn Top Startups 2020 .

Robert Roche Named UC-Berkeley CITRIS Foundry Mentor

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 6:10pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Roche , Founder and President, Roche Enterprises, has been named a CITRIS Foundry Mentor by the University of California Berkeley.

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  • CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Roche , Founder and President, Roche Enterprises, has been named a CITRIS Foundry Mentor by the University of California Berkeley.
  • "I am thrilled to be part of this prestigious program which helps young entrepreneurs leverage one of the best research and startup ecosystems on the planet," stated Roche.
  • Roche is a serial entrepreneur, who has more than three decades of experience doing business and living in Asia and the U.S.
  • Led by entrepreneur, civic leader, and philanthropist Robert Roche, the company manages and invests in global businesses across a variety of sectors, including direct marketing/consumer goods, hospitality, real estate, financial, and logistics.

NANO-X IMAGING LTD. CLASS ACTION ALERT: Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York against Nano-X Imaging Ltd.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 6:43pm

All investors who purchased shares and incurred losses are urged to contact the firm immediately at classmember@whafh.com or (800) 575-0735 or (212) 545-4774.

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  • All investors who purchased shares and incurred losses are urged to contact the firm immediately at classmember@whafh.com or (800) 575-0735 or (212) 545-4774.
  • You may obtain additional information concerning the action or join the case on our website, www.whafh.com .
  • Please contact Wolf Haldenstein to learn more about your rights as an investor in the shares of Nano-X Imaging Ltd.
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

SCORE Data Report Highlights Impact of COVID-19 on Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:13pm

This data report and accompanying infographic are released in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 Oct. 15) and National Small Business Week (Sept. 21-25).

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  • This data report and accompanying infographic are released in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 Oct. 15) and National Small Business Week (Sept. 21-25).
  • While the number of Hispanic-owned small businesses has been increasing since 2013, data shows that minority-owned small businesses, specifically, Hispanic- and Black-owned small businesses, have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • "In this fifth edition of The Megaphone of Main Street data report, we explored how the pandemic has impacted small businesses, with a specific focus on Black and Hispanic-owned businesses," said SCORE CEO Bridget Weston.
  • "We also recently launched the Hispanic Small Business Hub to better support our nation's 4.6 million Hispanic-owned small businesses.

Stacy's Rise Project Expands Commitment to Female Founders; Partners with Hello Alice to Fund $150,000 in Grants to Black Women Business Owners

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

Now, Stacy's has teamed up with Hello Alice again to select 15 Black female founders from a pool of women who submitted their businesses to receive a Hello Alice COVID-19 Business for All Emergency Grant.

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  • Now, Stacy's has teamed up with Hello Alice again to select 15 Black female founders from a pool of women who submitted their businesses to receive a Hello Alice COVID-19 Business for All Emergency Grant.
  • The women were chosen on such factors as their commitment to social impact and sustainability, and how they have faced recent challenges in their business.
  • 100K Incubator is a small-business funding app created for women to help scale their business through live coaching and classes.
  • Our partners include enterprise business services, government agencies, and institutions looking to serve small- and medium-business owners to ensure increased revenues and promote scale.

InvestorBrandNetwork (IBN) Announces New Episode of Stock2Me Podcast Featuring Oren Klaff, Bestselling Author, Speaker and Director of Capital Markets at Intersection Capital

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 1:17pm

Klaff has extensively studied how humans respond to each other in high-stakes business situations and pioneered the application of neuroscience into raising capital and capital markets programs.

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  • Klaff has extensively studied how humans respond to each other in high-stakes business situations and pioneered the application of neuroscience into raising capital and capital markets programs.
  • He has also written for Harvard Business Review, Inc., Advertising Age, Entrepreneur and has been featured in hundreds of periodicals, podcasts and blogs.
  • It was a wonderful opportunity to share some of my Pitch Anything insights with the Stock2Me Podcast audience.
  • These risks and uncertainties could cause the company's actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements.