Entrepreneurship

Application for Rural Youth Skill Acquisition (RYSA) Program 2022

The Rural Youth Skill Acquisition Program RYSA is organized by the Center for Rural Youth Entrepreneurship and Environmental Development with support from the Federal Government with UNCDF, UNIDO and EU as funding partners. The program is designed to take the skill acquisition programs to the rural youth population with the objectives to create income-earning opportunities, …

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Darlington celebrates independent traders on Small Business Saturday

Independent retailers throughout Darlington town center took part in a special day recognizing their importance on our high streets. Traders throughout the town took part in the annual Small Business Saturday event – a grassroots, non-commercial campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities. …

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Roche Finance Perspectives 2023 – Global accelerated talent development programme

Application Deadline: January 8, 2023 Roche is a global pioneer & leader in Personalized Healthcare. Roche provides breakthrough differentiated medicines and diagnostic tests using expertise in science, technology and data so that people can live better lives. Finance Perspectives identifies top early-in-career talent and accelerates their development across geographies & functions, enabling them to be …

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500 Global opens an office in Egypt, partners with ITIDA to launch support programs for local startups

500 Global opens an office in Egypt, partners with ITIDA to launch support programs for local startups News • November 28, 2022 Edit Arabic US-based venture capital firm Global 500 is set to open an office in Egypt and has recently partnered with the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) to launch a range …

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A 20-Year-Old Tries To Disrupt The $500 Billion FMCG Market In India

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’re reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. In a country that still hasn’t gotten rid of the conservative mindset of having a government job, Soptle is the name of a revolutionary breakthrough made by a nineteen-year-old boy, Pravas Chandragiri. Probably because the business in …

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Tech Selloff Catches Up With Private Startups

Tech startups are plunging in value in private trades, mirroring the big markdowns of their publicly listed brethren over the past year. Before companies go public, their shares are often traded by employees, founders and institutions in secondary deals. The trades allow existing holders to cash out before a startup goes public, and buyers to …

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Defense startup Anduril raises $1.48 billion in Series E funding

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios Anduril, a defense technology startup set up by Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, has raised $1.48 billion in Series E funding led by Valor Equity Partners at an $8.48 billion valuation. Why it matters: This is the second largest funding round in 2022, behind SpaceX’s $1.7 billion in May. The funding round was …

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The Real story: How one of Canada’s pioneering VC firms hit the wall

Caitlin MacGregor had spent seven years building Plum, the talent recruitment company she co-founded, when in April 2019 she approached Janet Bannister of Real Ventures. Kitchener, Ont. -based Plum wanted to expand beyond recruitment and talent management to help companies improve the work experience for their existing employees. It was mostly bootstrapped, with a small …

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Palmer Luckey’s defense start-up Anduril raises almost $1.5bn

Defense technology start-up Anduril has raised nearly $1.5bn in the second-biggest venture capital round of the year in the US, marking a milestone for young tech companies trying to break into the notoriously difficult field of defense procurement. Anduril said the investment valued it at $7bn, excluding the new cash it is raising, up from …

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BYJU’s, Ola, Paytm, OYO: Investors placed their bets on these start-ups the most

Indian edtech unicorn, BYJU’S is the most funded company by private equity and venture capital firms in India, according to the ‘2022 Burgundy Private Hurun India 500’ list. BYJU’S was followed by cab hailing unicorn, Ola, NSE-listed Paytm, and travel tech start-up, OYO. While BYJU’S has raised a total funding of Rs 47,680 crore, Ola, …

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