• Meet the entrepreneurs driving the boom of booze-free drinking

    Ben Branson founded Seedlip, the world’s first non-alcoholic spirit. Photograph: Tom Oldham “Aglass of wine in the evening is such a marker, [going] from the rush of the day to the slowing down for the evening,” says Helen McGinn. As a drinks writer, the ritual is both work and pleasure. And so, when she signed […]

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    Diamond Bank offers Nigerian entrepreneurs $8k grants

    Nigeria’s Diamond Bank has again partnered the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University for the seventh season of Diamond BET, which offers entrepreneurial training to 50 entrepreneurs and a NGN3 million (US$8,000) grant to the top five startups. First launched in 2010, Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) is a capacity building and business […]

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    How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Getting Lost In Their Own Creation

    Photo by Meireles Neto on Unsplash Don’t chase shadows. We live in a society that idolizes entrepreneurs. However, very few people understand that entrepreneurship is a handshake between joy and suffering, risk, and reward. Most simply want to be “half-entrepreneurs,” ditching the formalities of corporate America for the freedom of independence. The trouble is, these […]

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    Denmark’s Millennial Entrepreneurs: From Concept To Carlsberg

    Denmark – August, 2017 – Danish Millenial entrepreneur Carl Kronika. The teenager started his own tech company, Copus, in 2014 as a solo operation.Today the company is doing work for Carlsberg Group, one of Denmark’s largest companies. (Photo credit: Kim Kronika) Like many entrepreneurs, Carl Kronika became one three years ago because he couldn’t find […]

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    Boston Leads The Top 21 Cities For Social Entrepreneurs

    Buildings stand in the city skyline of Boston, Mass., the top-ranked city for social entrepreneurs based on factors including funding and quality of life. Boston is the best city in the nation to be a social entrepreneur, according to a new ranking of the top 21 ecosystems, because social entrepreneurs in Beantown find it relatively […]

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    Stanford, De Beers launch $3m African entrepreneurs initiative

    Stanford will expand two of its programmes to Southern Africa in 2018: the Seed Transformation Program of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, known as Stanford Seed, and the Stanford Go-to-Marketprogramme for accelerating business ventures to market. Stanford Seed is a one-year programme of intensive sessions on topics such as leadership, strategy, business ethics, accounting, marketing, […]

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    Narendra Modi to meet 200 start-up entrepreneurs today

    Narendra Modi’s meeting with start-up entrepreneurs is aimed at forging a partnership between the government and them from across key sectors. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: More than 200 start-up entrepreneurs and chief executives who have set up successful businesses from scratch will interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday on a range of issues […]

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    Entrepreneurs Need More than Funding. They Need a Community.

    CREDIT: Getty Images With the exception of my Uncle Steve, I was well into my 20s before I ever knew an entrepreneur personally. And Uncle Steve’s litany of troubles with the IRS–and tendency to borrow money for smokes from my dad–weren’t exactly an inspiration to go out and risk it all on my own idea. That […]