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You get $500K. But first you have to move to Ohio.

Women entrepreneurs meet with JumpStart staff at a networking event in October 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. Ohio has a message for women- and minority-led startups: Move to the Buckeye State and you have a real shot at getting funding. Leading the charge is Cleveland-based JumpStart, a nonprofit that invests in young tech firms. "Part of our focus is to accelerate opportunity for women and minority entrepreneurs ...

20 Jan 1:54 PM 0 Read More...

Take a weed break at work. It's allowed!

Isaac Dietrich [center], co-founder of MassRoots, at his startup's weekly rooftop Cannibis smoking session. At most offices in America, smoking a joint during your lunch break or eating cannabis-laced brownies at your desk would land you in HR. But in some states, not only won't you be punished -- you might be rewarded. Kyle Sherman and Chase Wiseman cofounded Flowhub, which provides software for the cannabis...

18 Jan 4:44 PM 0 Read More...

These startups are heading to Richard Branson's private island

Founders of Bloom Technologies, Giroptic and Sphero will pitch directly to Richard Branson. What's it like to pitch to Richard Branson? Soon, three startups will know firsthand. As part of the Extreme Tech Challenge, entrepreneurs from three companies will travel to Necker Island, Branson's private island, and pitch their business directly to the titan. Sphero, Bloom Technologies and Giroptic beat out over 1,...

14 Jan 10:24 PM 0 Read More...

Cyber Technologies opening an experience center February 1st!

Cyber Technologies’ Dutchess County experts in home/office automation is excited to announce the opening of the new state of the art Experience Center in Hopewell Junction, NY. The Experience Center will be located at Suite 12 2593 Route 52 Hopewell Junction, NY 12533. The main purpose for the experience center is to provide a location where people can experience automation technologies in operation...

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She left Iran at 14 and now runs a multimillion-dollar firm

Anoosheh Oskouian, founder and CEO of Ship & Shore Environmental. Anoosheh Oskouian has been a dreamer for as long as she can remember. It was a childhood trait that her parents encouraged when she was growing up in Iran. It eventually brought her to America and inspired her to be an entrepreneur. Oskouian, 52, was born in Iran, where it was customary for well-off families to send their children abroad fo...

14 Jan 7:23 AM 0 Read More...

She's only 33 and has 9 successful restaurants

In a city of 14,000 restaurants, how do you make yours stand out? Just ask Yenn Wong, a vibrant 33-year-old restaurateur with her finger on the city's pulse. Wong is already a veteran of Hong Kong's dining scene. She runs nine diverse establishments, from a two-Michelin-star Cantonese restaurant to a rustic Italian eatery. "I always feel like running a restaurant is a bit like running a show, so if...

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49 schools are getting this 3D carving machine for free

John Daugherty with his school's old equipment. He'll now use Inventables' 3D carving machine in his STEM class. John Daugherty has been teaching science for 23 years, and he says this year is going to be the best yet. In the fall, Daugherty's Tennessee high school introduced a STEM course for the very first time. "Most of our students have no clue how things are manufactured. I'm going to have so much fun te...

13 Jan 1:13 AM 0 Read More...

She left Iran at 14. Now she runs a multimillion-dollar U.S. firm

Anoosheh Oskouian, founder and CEO of Ship & Shore Environmental. Anoosheh Oskouian has been a dreamer for as long as she can remember. It was a childhood trait that her parents encouraged when she was growing up in Iran. It eventually brought her to America and inspired her to be an entrepreneur. Oskouian, 52, was born in Iran, where it was customary for well-off families to send their children abroad fo...

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She left Iran at 14. Now runs a multimillion-dollar U.S. firm

Anoosheh Oskouian, founder and CEO of Ship & Shore Environmental. Anoosheh Oskouian has been a dreamer for as long as she can remember. It was a childhood trait that her parents encouraged when she was growing up in Iran. It eventually brought her to America and inspired her to be an entrepreneur. Oskouian, 52, was born in Iran, where it was customary for well-off families to send their children abroad fo...

08 Jan 3:42 PM 0 Read More...

A man's world? Not to these women

Karralea List, founder and CEO of The Decor Group NKY.. What do aircraft manufacturing, disaster cleanup and landscaping have in common? They are industries dominated by men in both their workforce and executive ranks. But despite the gender imbalance, these four women spotted an opportunity and went after it. Aircraft manufacturing: From accountant to COO in eight months Heather Montgomery (center), COO, ...

08 Jan 12:36 AM 0 Read More...