Business: Entrepreneurs Press Releases

Women-Led Startups

The August issue of Entrepreneurship Insights, the email newsletter published by Venture Founders today, is devoted to women entrepreneurs. There are inspirational articles as well as a guide to sources of funding that particularly focus on female-led startups.

Better Tools, Inc Announces the Launch of the EZ Spanner Ratcheting Fire Hydrant and Fittings Wrench

Better Tools, Inc. has announced the availability of their recently launched, patent pending, ratcheting fire hydrant and fittings wrench. "This changes the way we fight fires. I have been injured on the job using my department's current wrench. It has caused me to have to take time off work. I invented the EZ Spanner from necessity and personal experience to make my job easier and more efficient," said Dennis Garrison, Firefighter and CEO of Better Tools, Inc.

Launchpad Labs Raise Over 20% of Crowdfunding Target!

LaunchPad Labs, a non-profit, startup incubator based in Tech City, started their 30 day crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo last Thursday and have already raised almost a quarter of their goal, in part thanks to Rightmove founder Harry Hill offering limited one-one mentoring sessions to 10 contributors. Read more...

SETsquared Companies Wow Barclays

Innovative start-ups from the SETsquared partnership had a unique opportunity to pitch their technologies to one of the world's leading banking institutions, Barclays, this month (July). Six companies from across SETsquared's incubator programme were selected to showcase their innovative business propositions to a large group of senior business and technology directors at Barclays' global headquarters at Canary Wharf in London.

INTRADE 2014 - Expand Your Business At The International Lifestyle Events of the Year

INTRADE Malaysia 2014 is the leading International trade fair in ASEAN. It will congregate over 400 world class companies from over 30 countries. INTRADE in its 8th edition is organised by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and is supported by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry. To be held on 20 - 22 October 2014, it will take place at MENARA MATRADE, Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Student Start-Up Talent Honoured

Some of the UK's most promising student and graduate entrepreneurs were honoured last week as SETsquared held its annual Student Enterprise Awards last Thursday (June 5). Among the stars picking up gongs were young people solving third world sanitation problems, those changing the face of voting and students counting Jaguar Land Rover among their clients.

PMG Assists MARS ONE On Red Planet Quest

A visionary tackles the challenge of drawing major, Industry players, Space Agencies and noted Scientists into the first manned mission to Mars. With the dream of colonizing the Red Planet, this ambitious plan is gaining momentum and moving from the pages of Science Fiction to reality.

ArtZoco Creates First Ever Online Marketplace For Artisans In The Developing World

ArtZoco has publicly launched its e-commerce website allowing customers to directly buy products from artisans in the developing world. Artisans for the first time are managing their own online stores with no one in between: they are writing their own personal stories, shipping their own products, and receiving payments directly from their sales.

The Women Entrepreneurs Club of Los Angeles and LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce To Host Seminar On How International Trade Benefits Your Business

International trade expert Dr. Sarita D. Jackson will share with entrepreneurs the opportunities of the global market that they do not know about and how to take advantage of those opportunities to grow their businesses. The seminar titled, "How Entrepreneurs Can A.C.E. the Global Market by Exporting to Emerging Markets," will take place on November 20th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. (PST) at the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce (9100 South Sepulveda Boulevard #210 Los Angeles, CA 90045). Cost: $10 Early Bird until November 18; Regular Admission $13.

Storytelling Boost for Entrepreneurs' Pitches

Telling StartUp Stories is an ebook about storytelling help give entrepreneurs' business pitches a boost. Business founders who have been thwarted by their best efforts to get their business off the ground, with presentations that fall flat, business plans that are ignored, sales visits without orders, then this ebook is for them.

T-REx is Moving!

The technology incubator T-REx has purchased a new building on Washington Avenue in downtown St. Louis. This means that the more than 70 startup companies within T-REx will be relocating to the Lammert building.