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    30,000 rural Kazakhs to learn basics of entrepreneurship

    ASTANA – According to the Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs, in 2018, 30,000 people will receive entrepreneurial training and 6,000 of them will launch businesses after completing the entrepreneurial programme. Photo credit: embercarriers.com The initiative part of the Bastau-Business project, which is part of the second direction of the Productive Employment and Mass Entrepreneurship Development […]

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    What the Global Entrepreneurship Congress Means for Everyone

    This week, thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and supporters from all over the world will gather in Istanbul for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC), put on by the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) and local partners. What began in Kansas City in 2009 with support from the Kauffman Foundationhas, over 10 years, turned into the leading global event on entrepreneurship. Over the next […]

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    Where scions help ex-staff become entrepreneurs

    Band of 30 wants to convert job seekers to job generators These are no ordinary employers, who either conduct exit interviews to try retain an employee, or hold back their dues to punish them for leaving. Rather, these employers try to kindle their former employees’ entrepreneurial zeal, and handhold them as the enthusiastic staff go […]

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    Funding For Female Entrepreneurs In the UK Takes A Tumble

    This month’s International Women’s Day celebrations prompted lots of warm words about the importance of boosting female entrepreneurship and supporting female small business directors. But new research suggests investors in the UK are failing to follow through on the rhetoric, with women-led start-up and scale-up businesses actually raising less money than last year than in […]

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    Niti Aayog launches a entrepreneurship platform for women

    On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Niti Aayog has launched a platform for women to build their enterprises. The Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) aims to build an ecosystem where women do not face any gender-related issues. Anna Roy, head of WEP, told ET, “The platform aspires to substantially increase the number of women entrepreneurs who will […]

  • Women Weigh In On Challenges They Face As Entrepreneurs And Leaders

    It may be 2018, but there’s no denying that women are still fighting an uphill battle in the workplace. From starting businesses with half the capital afforded to men to running a company while operating on a toddler’s sleep schedule, women face stacked odds as they strive to get the respect they deserve. In many cases, women still aren’t getting paid the […]

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    Measure Your Business Networking with this Mobile App from BNI.com

    The Networking Scorecard app from BNI.com encourages you to build your business networking skills by scoring the different actions you take to grow business relationships. BNI.com, the world’s largest networking organization, created the Networking Scorecard app with some gamification features. The activities you perform when you network with your colleagues, partners, vendors and customers are scored with points so you can measure the […]

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    20% of All Searches are Made with Voice (INFOGRAPHIC)

    A new and very interactive infographic by Adzooma takes a look at how online advertising will be trending in 2018. And one of the data points is the growth of voice search, which now makes up 20 percent of inquiries on Google’s mobile app and Android devices. Online Advertising Trends In addition to the upcoming […]