Category: Small Business

Why 2022 Was A Tough Year For Tech Firms Seeking Funding

By Judith Segaloff People make their way near the NASDAQ MarketSite at Times Square on January 13, 2023, in New York City. Nasdaq and the S&P 500 pared losses on Friday on the back of easing inflation expectations and results from some U.S. banks. LEONARDO MUNOZ/JNS With the plummeting NASDAQ, rising inflation and interest rates,

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FuboTV Stock At Its Highest Since The COVID-19 Market Crash In A Thriving Streaming Service

By Wayne Duggan In this photo illustration, FuboTV logo seen displayed on a smartphone screen. Its platform, fuboTV, allows customers to access content through streaming devices and on SmartTVs, mobile phones, tablets, and computers. PAVLO GONCHAR/BENZINGA Investors who bought stocks during the COVID-19 market crash in 2020 have generally experienced some big gains in the

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Survey Shows Over Half Of Young Adults Want To Leave Their Jobs To Start A Business

By Simona Kitanovska More than half of ambitious young adults plan to ditch their jobs to start their own business – with those in one area of England keenest to become successful entrepreneurs. A survey, of 2,000 people aged between 18-30, found that the city in England’s Yorkshire region is home to the most ambitious

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Meta Partners With Trio Of Top Fashion Brands

By Michelle D. Madsen What people wear and their sense of style constitute a significant way in which individuals express themselves, says Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, which changed its corporate name to Meta last October. Thus, Meta Platforms, through high-end clothing items for its avatars, will make it possible for users to more

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Kentucky City’s Incubator Seeks To Produce More Black-Owned Businesses

By George A. Willis Two years ago, Dave Christopher knew something had to change. COVID-19 shut down his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, in the spring of 2020. Many businesses in his city didn’t survive, while others barely managed with the help of grants and Paycheck Protection Program loans. But Christopher took a closer look and

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Mykal Manswell Manages To Maintain As Mental Health Advocate

By Lem Satterfield Mykal Manswell speaks with maturity beyond his years, especially when addressing mental health concerns among African Americans related to racism and the pandemic. The 25-year-old former college football player referenced racial suffering having affected blacks since the birth of America and beyond during an interview with Zenger. “The African-American community has unfortunately

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Meditating In The Metaverse: Tripp Expands Its Virtual Escapes

By Michelle D. Madsen Tripp Inc., a Los Angeles-based digital wellness platform, says it has raised $11.2 million to finance ways to technologically enhance well-being in the metaverse. The Tripp platform enables users to create their own experience of visuals and sounds during meditation sessions. The company provides users with a variety of virtual environments

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Wall Street Degen Club Focuses On Financial Literacy

By Jonathan Hobbs Financial literacy takes education. That’s where The Wall Street Degen Club comes in. The Wall Street Degen Club (WSDC) is a blockchain-based private trading community. (A blockchain is a digital ledger of transactions.) It is also an online university that offers courses about trading and finance. The focus is educating holders in

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