Applications Open in Europe to harness the ideas, talent and passion of the European startup ecosystem and accelerate Internet of Everything (IoE) innovation
VIENNA, July 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Cisco and Pioneers, the global community for entrepreneurship, science and technology, announced today the opening of application entries to the Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) Program for the first time in Europe. This marks the next phase of the Cisco EIR Program, first announced in August 2013, for early-stage entrepreneurs working on the next big idea for the Internet of Everything (IoE), security, big data/analytics, Smart Cities and other transformational opportunities.
September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, has sponsored a coffee farmer collective in Papua, Indonesia since 2000. For 14 years Amungme Gold coffee has been farmed and processed by indigenous Amungme farmers under the guidance of Freeport’s entrepreneur business program to meet growing demand from consumers.
The Amungme Gold Cooperative has 109 coffee farmers working on coffee plantations spread over an area of 42 hectares located in four high plains communities near the PT Freeport Indonesia operations.
An Enactus team in Azerbaijan saw a way to make refugees self-sufficient. They provided 10 families with 200 chicks. Exposure to entrepreneurship extended to neighbors and relatives, infusing the community with new skills. Each family in the program ended up earning $640 in net profit.
At the heart of entrepreneurship is the ability to see opportunity where it might not be immediately obvious. Whether it’s harnessing the sun’s energy to produce clean drinking water or transforming discarded shipping containers into housing solutions for the homeless, Enactus students demonstrate that entrepreneurial action can be a powerful catalyst for enabling greater human progress.
Select Entrepreneurs to Participate in Business Accelerator Program Aimed to Help Grow their Businesses and Strengthen Their Local Economies
New York City, NY, May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Select women veteran entrepreneurs have been chosen as Awardees of the Women Veteran Entrepreneur (WVEC) small business competition for women organized by Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education, and community support for women entrepreneurs.
Capital One Spark Business Presents Hackathons Administered by CFSI & D2D in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York
MCLEAN, VA, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Small business owners could soon find the perfect app to help them manage their business and improve their competitiveness thanks to a series of hackathons planned throughout the country this year.