SmallBizDev Hackathons to Engage Developers to Solve Technological Challenges for Small Business Owners

Capital One Spark Business Presents Hackathons Administered by CFSI & D2D in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York
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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. 

Three Children International Youth Selected as Finalists for the CYFI Youth Award in the Category of Entrepreneurship

Children International Youth Will Attend the 2014 CYFI Youth Meeting at the United Nations and UNICEF Headquarters to Address Financial Inclusion and Economic Citizenship for Children and Youth
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Kansas City, MO, May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Three Children International youth have been selected as finalists for the Children & Youth Finance International (CYFI) Youth Award in the category of Entrepreneurship. Two of these youth will travel to New York City on May 21-23 to participate in the CYFI Youth Meeting at the United Nations and UNICEF headquarters.

DRW Employees Coach Students on Building a Business Plan


DRW employees once again donated their time, knowledge, and office space to coach students from the Chicago Tech Academy on how to build a business plan. The event was organized by the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) - an organization DRW has long worked with to inspire students with more than just entrepreneurial dreams, but an actual business plan.

Count Me In and Capital One Announce Women Veteran Entrepreneur Finalists of WVEC Small Business Competition

Select Entrepreneurs to Participate in Business Accelerator Program Aimed to Help Grow their Businesses and Strengthen Their Local Economies
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Arlington, Va., April 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – 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, and Capital One Financial Corporation are pleased to name 21 business owners as Pitch Finalists of its Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC) small business competition for women.

Dow, Credit Suisse and Overseas Private Investment Corporation Discuss Powering Business in New Markets

The Public Private Partnership Forum – Will you be there? Tune in online Monday, April 7, 2 – 5 EST
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Bo Miller, Global Director of Corporate Citizenship at Dow and President of The Dow Chemical Company Foundation, and Paul Tregidgo, Vice Chair and Managing Director of Debt Capital Markets at Credit Suisse will seek to answer the question: How can industry and investment pave the way for market growth in emerging markets?

Beyond The Corporate Meeting Room


(3BL Media/Justmeans) - It's hard to escape the corporate bubble, which is why some companies are looking outside of their business models to reconnect with what’s going on around them. A number of companies are consciously enabling their employees to get out more, stepping outside to transform their businesses and reconnect to society. Many feel the corporate world is too detached from the world around it.

HP LIFE Program Empowers Female Entrepreneurs around the World


Beyoncé’s single “Run the World (Girls)” includes a strong message of female empowerment. And, with female entrepreneurship on the rise, it could prove to be prophetic.  

Children International Launches First Aflatoun Child Social & Financial Education Program in the United States

The Aflatoun Program Teaches Children and Youth in Little Rock Skills They Can Use to Overcome Economic Challenges
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Kansas City, MO, January 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  In January, Children International in Little Rock, Arkansas, launched the first Aflatoun Child Social & Financial Education program in the United States. Through financial literacy and awareness, Aflatoun, which has been in existence as a global organization since 2005, equips children and youth with skills they can use to help overcome the economic challenges they have faced growing up.  

Collaboration of SAP and NEN Aiding Indian Businesses to Expand


SAP Labs India recently announced that in the first year of its partnership with National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), the program has exceeded its first-year target to successfully train 38 mentors, who have in turn trained 72 entrepreneurs across India on various aspects of running a successful business. In addition, SAP senior executives are mentoring growth companies such as, Involute Automation and Vaatsalya.


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