How TEDCO’s Urban Business Innovation Initiative is supporting entrepreneurs in Prince George’s County

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, has a program focused on supporting entrepreneurs and startup businesses by connecting them with resources throughout the state. The Urban Business Innovation Initiative (UBII) is designed to support underserved early-stage companies in key urban areas in Maryland. The program’s mentors come from allContinue Reading

How evangelicals moved from supporting environmental stewardship to climate skepticism

White conservative evangelicals, who make up most of the religious right movement, largely oppose government regulation to protect the environmental initiatives, including efforts to curb human-caused climate change. Multiple social scientific studies, for example, consistently reveal that this group maintains a significant level of climate skepticism. Contrary to popular perception,Continue Reading

Supporting creativity in corporate environments

No matter your industry, you undoubtedly rely on some element of creative content and/or design to connect with your target audience. Even the most highly professional sectors need to have creative individuals on board to build a brand identity and make your products or services more approachable and appealing.   Continue Reading

Patrick Driscoll: Empowering, Supporting, and Guiding LGBTQ+ Founders to Success

Ladderworks is a publishing platform of diverse picture books and online curriculum with the mission to empower over a million kids to become social entrepreneurs. Our current series features interviews by our interplanetary journalist Spiffy with inspiring Social Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Builders, who are advancing the UN SDGs. Hi everyone,Continue Reading

Why supporting Ukraine’s tech ecosystem is so important

War has decimated much of Ukraine’s economy, but a notable exception is the IT sector. As of November, the industry’s annual export revenues had hit a record $5.5 billion — 13% more than in the same period last year. Since Russia invaded in February, 58% of Ukrainian tech firms haveContinue Reading

United States (U.S.)-Africa Partnership in Supporting Conservation, Climate Adaptation and a Just Energy Transition

Download logo During the U.S.-African Leaders Summit, held December 13-15 in Washington DC, the United States affirmed and expanded its enduring partnerships with African governments, the private sector, civil society, and philanthropic actors in recognition of the pivotal role African governments, institutions, and peoples will play in addressing one ofContinue Reading

A supporting hub for the environment

In an interview, Nasser Ayoub, CEO of EPD Egypt, talks through the concept of Environmental Product Declaration (EPDs) and what it has to offer in supporting the environment. As climate-related issues are becoming more than just a buzzword, Ayoub dives deep into Egypt’s Vision 2030 and how EPD is helping Egypt in its green transition. LastContinue Reading

Lazy Goliaths and venture (in)activity - Newspaper

The coronavirus pandemic proved to be a stimulant for Pakistan’s startup ecosystem, with venture capital rising from $66.4 million in 2020 to a staggering $365.8m in 2021 and $136m in the first quarter of 2022. Changing work patterns and emerging challenges led entrepreneurs to capitalise on market gaps through innovationContinue Reading