On the heels of a $150,000 grant to the University of Michigan-Flint to enable the University of Michigan-Flint to develop a comprehensive data platform that will assist government and community leaders in making more informed decisions about the water crisis, Google today announced $250,000 in grant funding to partners in the Flint community to help resolve the crisis, with a special focus on using data and technology.
Following her many successes, interior designer Courtney
Sloane has opened a brick-and-mortar store in Jersey City, NJ, called
Sloane Square, a lifestyle retail showroom. Sloane, creative and artistic director of 20-year-old Courtney Sloane
Design, is an award-winning interior designer whose roster of A-list
clients has included the likes of Queen Latifah, Diddy and Jay-Z.
In June, Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator of the U.S. Small Business
Administration, announced that Mike Muse of Muse Recordings was named SBA’s My Brother’s
Keeper Millennial Entrepreneur Champion. The role is another accomplishment in a long list for the co-founder of Muse Recordings.
Hiring a lawyer can be a significant expense. Thankfully, there are a lot of resources offering free and low-cost legal forms, information and advice for small business owners. Here, we explore a few of them.
Kofi Frimpong doesn’t play around when he gets an idea. This
twenty-something Princeton grad is a successful serial entrepreneur who founded MealTics, an online crowdfunding
platform that makes it easy for people to donate meals from their
favorite restaurants to local soup kitchens and homeless shelters.
The growth of your small business is intertwined with your growth as an
entrepreneur. While your product or service is undoubtedly
important—indeed, essential—to future success, there are a lot of
companies out there with “great ideas” that never took off. Take a look
at yourself and your business to see if you possess, or can cultivate,
the three indicators of future success.
The concept behind a website called Freshsessions is plain, simple, and
successful: it helps artists book studio time and find studio
engineers easily. And it was created by a young African American
entrepreneur named Dan Miller.