• STARTUPS
    Top Ten Automotive Startups competition open for submissions

    For the past few years, the Los Angeles Auto Show has hosted the Top Ten Automotive Startups competition. The event is now open for submissions through July 15, so if you’ve got an automotive app, service or cool bit of tech, now’s your chance. The 10 winners will be featured at the LAAS Automobility Technology […]

  • Got an idea? Competition to award would-be entrepreneurs

    It was Eddie White’s marketing teacher at Franklin High School that got him thinking about a path to entrepreneurship. Now, the sophomore at Michigan State University wants to help others chase their dreams by bringing a competition to provide some funding and services for one local start-up. White has launched the first-ever Jolt Competition and […]

  • STARTUPS
    6 Ways to Foster Healthy Competition at Work

    Workplace competition can help make your staff more productive, more engaged and more energized. However, it can also stress them out, crush their confidence and lead to lasting resentment. Some people are naturally competitive and thrive in competitions, while others aren’t and will cringe at the mere idea of a contest. How can you create […]

  • MOTIVATION
    UC Davis Big Bang 2016 Competition Awards $50,000-plus to Entrepreneurs

    Have you ever participated in a university business competition? UCDavis Graduate School of Management recently concluded its annual Big Bang! Business Competition designed to help budding startups improve their business plans. According to UC Davis, university business competitions help turn ideas into lean, mean, well connected startups with great potential for profit. “The real value of […]

  • STARTUPS
    Competition brings in new energy that is required for banking sector

    (From left) Tamal Bandyopadhyay, consulting editor, Mint, and adviser to Bandhan Bank; Dinesh Kumar Khara, managing director, State Bank of India; Julian van Kan, managing director, head of banks and intermediaries, Asia Pacific region, BNP Paribas; and Bharat Padmanabhan, managing director, regional head, Asean and South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank. Photo: Mint Singapore: Competition in […]

  • STARTUPS
    BIA/Kelsey to Host ‘LOCAL Liftoff Awards’ Startup Competition at LEADING IN LOCAL, Sept. 11-13, Austin

    CHANTILLY, Va., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — BIA/Kelsey announced today that it will host its second “LOCAL Liftoff Awards” competition at the upcoming LEADING IN LOCAL: SMB Digital Marketingconference, Sept. 11-13, in Austin. The conference will focus on the digital innovations that are transforming how SMBs attract, retain and upsell their customers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/MN51836) Launched […]

  • NEWS
    CSC-HP Merger Deal Gets Approval From Competition Commission of India

    Competition Commission has approved the proposed merger of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) with Hewlett Packard’s enterprise services segment, a deal that would create one of the world’s leading pure play IT services companies. Both entities have presence in India. Under the deal,announced in May, CSC would merge with Everett Spinco – a wholly-owned subsidiary of […]

  • STARTUPS
    This Crowdfunding Competition Produced an Al-Dente Kitchen, Cost-Effective Bikes and an Online Personal Shopping Cart

    Here at Venture for America, we recruit and train aspiring millennial entrepreneurs who want to learn how to build businesses. Our goals are to help create 100,000 new U.S. jobs and revitalize American communities. I started VFA in large part because the national entrepreneurship stats among young people are starkly negative — fewer 18 to 30 year olds are starting businesses […]