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Beryl Receives Entrepreneurs Foundation of North Texas North Star Recognition

DALLAS, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 8th Annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship celebration on June 11, The Entrepreneurs Foundation of North Texas (EFNT) recognized The Beryl Companies, the nation's leading provider of outsourced call center services to healthcare organizations, as the North Star 20...

Female Entrepreneurs Secure $4M in New Financing for UpSpring Baby

AUSTIN, Texas, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- UpSpring Baby (TM) executives, Lisa Williamson and Julie Jumonville, today announced that they have successfully entered into definitive agreements with new and existing investors to raise gross proceeds of $4M in equity through Series C financing for the i...

ZINO Society's Call for Life Sciences Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding

SEATTLE, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ZINO Society is pleased to present ZINO Life: Life Sciences Investment Forum in partnership with the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association (WBBA), on February 24, 2009. ZINO Life will include exhibition space, networking, company presentations,...

Caring.com Joins Entrepreneurs Foundation as 200th Member

Founders donating stock to establish corporate foundation; Community involvement program helps care for the aging in Bay Area SAN MATEO, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Caring.com is pleased to announce its participation as the 200th member of the Entrepreneurs Foundation, a nonprofi...

Aflac Honors Hispanic Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in Texas

Insurer aligns with The Latino Coalition to honor Hispanic entrepreneurs in Texas with Aflac Civic Awards. COLUMBUS, Ga., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, four exemplary Hispanic entrepreneurs were recognized with an Aflac Civic Award for making a difference in Texas. Vernon Her...

Galderma Associates Itself to Cartier's Women's Initiative Awards to Recognize Female Entrepreneurs From Around the Globe

PARIS, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Galderma Pharma SA is proud to announce that President and CEO Humberto C. Antunes has served as Cartier Women's Initiative Awards Jury President for North America. Jury members for the prestigious business plan competition are chosen because of their achievement...

Women Entrepreneurs Urge Veto Override of SCHIP Funding in the House

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), the nation's largest bipartisan women's business group, is urging the U.S. House of Representatives to approve the reauthorization and increased funding of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP),...

EVO Merchant Services, CEO, Ray Sidhom Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Winner in Metro New York

...York. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Ray was selected...ar awards celebrate their 23(rd) anniversary this year. The program honors entrepreneurs who have demonstrated exceptionality in such areas as innovation, financial...

Cardiorobotics Closes $11.6M Series A Financing to Advance Clinical Development of Snake Robot for Surgery

...es Eagle Ventures is a Shadyside-based private equity firm that helps entrepreneurs develop the articulation of their value proposition and secure the funding ... businesses in Rhode Island. Slater focuses its resources on the support of entrepreneurs who have the vision, leadership and commitment to build substantial commerc...

Introducing Healthspottr: The New Voice of Healthcare Innovation

... first to jump over to social media, working closely with Om Malik to conceptualize and create Found|READ, a blog within the GigaOM Network focused on entrepreneurs and company founders. Healthspottr has amassed a formidable board of advisors. In addition to Co-founder Lawrence B. Leisure, members of the...
Entrepreneurs in Medical Technology

Brain Fitness Makes Boomers Age Younger

...r. Jeff Zimman, Chairman of Posit Science, the leading provider of brain fitness software , addressed that gathering of venture capitalist and entrepreneurs who are focused on the coming wave of older consumers. Zimman spoke about "go to market" strategies and said that his company was building the new fie...

InnoCentive and Nature Publishing Group Announce Partnership to Facilitate Open Innovation

...nnoCentive Founded in 2001, InnoCentive built the first global web community for open innovation, enabling scientists, engineers, professionals and entrepreneurs to collaborate to deliver breakthrough solutions for R&D-driven organizations. InnoCentive Seekers, who collectively spend billions of dollars on ...

Cordex Pharma Announces Strategic Master Services Equity Agreement With Cato BioVentures

...About Cato BioVentures Cato BioVentures is the venture capital affiliate of Cato Research Ltd. For nearly 20 years, Cato BioVentures has assisted entrepreneurs and established management teams in building successful life science companies. Through strategic CRO service agreements with Cato Research, Cato BioV...

Lutonix Inc. Announces $20 Million Series B Financing

...tly investing USVP X, a $625 million multispecialty fund focused on helping entrepreneurs develop successful businesses based on innovative, high potential healthcar... hands-on, high-level expertise and financial resources, RiverVest supports entrepreneurs by helping them achieve near-term objectives that position their companies ...

Abeome and Cato Research to Collaborate on Ovarian Cancer Therapeutic

...isit http://www.abeomecorp.com . About Cato BioVentures Cato BioVentures is the venture capital affiliate of Cato Research Ltd. and has assisted entrepreneurs and established management teams in building successful life science companies. Through strategic CRO service agreements with Cato Research, Cato BioV...

Kansas Invests Millions in Innovations to Improve Human Health and Launches Three National Bioscience Programs at BIO'08

...or, executive director of the Beyster Institute at the Rady School of Management at the University of California at San Diego and a KBA director, said entrepreneurs looking for bioscience opportunities should look in Kansas. "Investors are finding tremendous opportunities for growth in Kansas," Smilor said. "It'...
Entrepreneurs in Biological News

Plankton Power and RTDC announce proposed algae-to-biofuels pilot facility on Cape Cod

...al clean-energy initiatives that will not only help the military but boost the regional economy," said U.S. Rep. Bill Delahunt (DMass.). "Working with entrepreneurs and the institutions based in Woods Hole, we want to make the MMR not just a center for the National Guard and Coast Guard, but an incubator for cutti...

Yellowfin tuna biz concept a winner

...ed into detailed business plans. From those, 18 finalists were selected to present their ideas to a panel of judges that included business executives, entrepreneurs and venture investors. The winners were announced at an awards luncheon. "As a leader in entrepreneurship education and research, the School of Bu...

David Rose to present Howe School lecture on new technologies and business models, Jan. 29

... pioneering companies that are helping to define the future. He is well known in the technology community for discovering and mentoring high-potential entrepreneurs who are breaking new ground in technology-enabled businesses. He is a regular speaker at Yale, Harvard, Columbia and NYU business schools, and was a f...

Entrepreneurs wanted for NJIT workshops about how to launch a business

...r yourself a candidate for an upcoming day of four workshops for first-time entrepreneurs sponsored by the NJIT Enterprise Development Center and the Alumni Associat...includes a morning session featuring four important topics that all budding entrepreneurs need to know. The afternoon will provide a time for questions and informal...

Clear(R) Secures $44.4 Million in Venture Funding

...yclear.com . About Spark Capital With a deep network that spans technology and media, investing and operations, Spark Capital provides world-class entrepreneurs and revolutionary companies with the resources to succeed in today's marketplace. Spark Capital has $622 million under management, and is based in Bos...

Yale Environment 360 magazine launches online

...re authoritative opinion, analysis and in-depth reporting and will post original articles by leading journalists, scientists, environmentalists, green entrepreneurs and policy makers from around the world. The site will also provide a forum for discussing global environmental issues, as well as varied multimedia. ...

NJIT start-up company NeuroTrax named best in show

...ise Development Center, NeuroTrax www.neurotrax.com , a start-up company, was named most likely to succeed. The event drew 60 young companies and 500 entrepreneurs and investors. NeuroTrax develops and markets diagnostic products and devices for healthcare and life sciences. The debut product platform, Mind...

Sanitation investment in poor countries would yield $9-to-1 benefits in productivity, health: UN

... UN studies have shown that public- and private-sector investment into sanitation can lead to economic benefits for communities. In particular, small entrepreneurs can benefit from infrastructure development. That, in turn, requires enabling policies to be in place. Many sectors are already impacted by sanita...

Private 'Rocketeers' reach for space -- science writer in Canada to explain

... In the second space age, human spaceflight may no longer be the domain of governments. Dream-chasing entrepreneurs and clever engineers are aggressively blazing new trails into the heavens and preparing the world for an era of space tourism, ultra fast point-to-poi...

Biotech Co. founded by UCLA Scientists to be acquired by Astellas, Pharma Inc.

... UCLAs premier scientists represent the new scientists of the 21st century. They act not only as scientists to create new knowledge, they also work as entrepreneurs to assure that breakthrough technology moves toward product development. According to Belldegrun, the acquisition of Agensys by Astellas Pharma is...
Entrepreneurs in Biological Technology

Conference to Turn Scientists of Color into PA-Based Entrepreneurs Set for November

The bench2BUSINESS 2008 Conference and Awards Celebration has show of supporters, gains momentum PITTSBURGH, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- With the life sciences positioned to drive Pennsylvania's economic future, finding an advantage amidst global competition requires finding...

General Patent Corporation Calls New Patent Reform Bill Harmful to Inventors and Entrepreneurs

General Patent CEO Alexander Poltorak, writing in the syndicated "Washington Watch" column, strongly criticized the proposed Patent Reform Act of 2009 saying that "recycling a piece of failed legislation is not the best way to protect American inventors and spur innovation." ...

WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) CEO Honored among the 2007 China Top 10 Influential Entrepreneurs

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), China's leading provider of pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing services is proud to announce today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ge Li is named as one of the 2007 China Top 10 Influential Entrepreneurs ...

Doyles Entrepreneurs and Research week nears

Conferences intended to showcase Wis. startups, biotech Entrepreneurship, nanotechnology and biomedical engineering will be the subjects of three conferences June 1-4 in Madison and Milwaukee, giving substance to what Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle has declared Entrepreneurs and Research Week. T...

Minority and inner-city entrepreneurs face challenges

MILWAUKEE Wisconsins inner-city and minority entrepreneurs face a unique set of challenges, and these obstacles as well as the resources designed to overcome them were the topic of a discussion Wednesday at the Entrepreneurs Conference in Milwaukee. A panel consisting of State Secretary of Comme...

Wisconsin entrepreneurs need to self-promote like coastal rivals

The other day I went to a lecture on angel investing. When the lecture was finished, a man in the audience raised his hand. He wanted to know whether the Fox Valley the part of Wisconsin that stretches from Fond du Lac to Green Bay had enough entrepreneurial activity to support a network of ang...

Post-January, tech entrepreneurs have reasons to be depressed

Depressed? Considering we just escaped January a notoriously depressing month because of the post-holiday letdown and the cold, dark and dank weather thats no surprise. In fact, an English psychologist calculated that January 24 (just one week ago) was the most depressing day of the year. W...

IBM takes one direction, Milwaukee entrepreneurs the other

Last Thursday was a day of interesting juxtapositions. I spent the morning with Milwaukee entrepreneurs at eForum 2005, where one of the hot topics was the shift from selling services to selling products. The thinking was that it's easier to grow per-employee revenue selling products. Later th...

Women entrepreneurs are finding ways to succeed in Wisconsin and beyond

Perhaps its time to declare 2005 as the Year of the Woman Entrepreneur in Wisconsin. Some business-wise women would say its past time. At last weeks Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference in Milwaukee, most of the headline speakers were successful women with words of advice for everyone on starti...

Brand Bullies- Entrepreneurs draw legal action over common words

MILWAUKEE - When Remy Konitzer was devising a name for his bar and grill concept, he wanted to come up with an original title, so he didn't leave things to chance. Before the Janesville fixed-base airport operator and entrepreneur applied for a name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (...

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