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2014-06-12 08:34:17

BRUSSELS, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Europioneers will reward the people behind the companies! The European Commission, Deloitte, European Young Innovators Forum and HUB Institute, have launched the second edition of the Europioneers Awards, a competition to reward the best European Web Entrepreneurs and their successful initiatives, as part of the EC StartUp Europe activities framework for web entrepreneurship. This Award is a unique opportunity to...

2014-06-12 08:30:15

DETROIT, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Henry Ford Innovation Institute is seeking talented individuals with a passion for healthcare innovation to become leaders in the growing field. Under the Davidson Fellowship for Entrepreneurs in Digital Health, the Fellows will be educated and trained for one year, beginning in September 2014. Fellows will be asked to commit up to 12 hours per month to the Fellowship and applications are due by June 26. "The demand for innovation in...

2014-06-12 04:21:54

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideacoil (https://ideacoil.com) is excited to highlight their new product at the Northside Festival, and build on their successful beta launch at New York Tech Day 2014. Ideacoil is an innovative new service giving entrepreneurs, innovators, creative thinkers, and start-ups a feedback tool to move their ideas from initial thought to refined project. Ideacoil allows users to leverage the internet to gain insight from a multitalented community of...

2014-06-11 23:13:54

The initial agenda and speaker lineup for the Sales 2.0 Conference in Boston has been released. The event will take place on July 14, 2014, at the Intercontinental Hotel. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Sales Dot Two, Inc., producer of a leading industry event series for B2B sales managers and executives, is pleased to announce that the agenda and speaker lineup for the Boston Sales 2.0 Conference in July is now live. The event, which is centered on the theme “Success in Real...

2014-06-11 23:06:25

Memorial Day Weekend sales increased 3.9% as shoppers spent $1.9 billion more in 2014 compared to 2013. Overall May Restaurant Sales Comps Increase 1%. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) today announced that U.S. retail sales for the month of May grew [+0.9%] nationwide. Memorial Day Weekend sales had a larger increase year over year, growing by [+3.9%] versus the 2013 holiday weekend. Americans spent $50.7 billion dollars during Memorial Day...

2014-06-10 23:05:23

Announcement made as part of Global Accelerator held at the United Nations to explore intersection of entrepreneurship and global development. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Today, the United Nations Foundation introduced Michael Dell as the Foundation’s Global Advocate for Entrepreneurship. The announcement was made at the Global Accelerator, a gathering of top entrepreneurs and UN leaders seeking creative approaches accelerating progress on global development goals. In attendance...

2014-06-05 23:01:44

Initial investments of $100,000 each for Goddard Labs, Green Sulfcrete, PolyNova, SynchroPET and Traverse Biosciences will transition technologies from research labs to tech startup companies Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Accelerate Long Island (ALI) Seed Fund and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) today announced initial investments in five Long Island-based biotech and clean energy startups. A total of $500,000 in seed funding will be provided, with $100,000 each...

2014-06-05 08:34:50

Locally-Based Startups and Successful Entrepreneurs Share Pivotal Moments at Old Faneuil Hall BOSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET on June 12, six startups will kick off the largest and most diverse innovation event in the region when they take the stage and pitch their business ideas to an all-star panel of local VCs. The "Startup Pitch Heard 'Round the World" opens the second Boston TechJam and is a Shark Tank-like event where new entrepreneurs vie for exposure,...

2014-06-04 23:15:31

The elmspring accelerator, in partnership with 1871, has announced the inaugural class for their summer session. The cohort includes two Chicago area startups, ReaLync and Appoet, and one Cleveland startup, College Annex. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The elmspring accelerator, in partnership with 1871, has announced the inaugural class for their summer session. Three companies were selected to join the program starting June 2, 2014. The cohort includes two Chicago area startups,...

2014-06-04 23:06:43

The Entrepreneur-in-Residence program at SDSM&T started in 2012 has become the recipe for success, leading university startup companies to win the prestigious Governor’s Giant Vision Award for two consecutive years. This year’s winner, Nanofiber Separations, LLC, founded in 2011, won not only the Giant Vision’s $20,000 first-place prize, competing against companies statewide, but was also recently awarded a $709,849 Small Business Innovation Research grant by the National Science...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.