Government launches $25M initiative aimed at entrepreneurs to help pandemic

The U.S. government is looking for innovative minds to address economic and safety issues created by the pandemic. This week, the Economic Development Administration launched the $25 million Scaling Pandemic Resilience Through Innovation and Tech.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2020

Hamilton County launches aid program for arts organizations

ArtsWave will administer a new Hamilton County program aimed at helping arts and cultural organizations impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2020

Ohio State launches fundraising campaign to support cash-strapped athletics department

Ohio State University’s cash-strapped athletics department has launched a new fundraising initiative aimed at raising money for student-athletes.  OSU says the fundraising campaign will “focus exclusively on maintaining the services an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2020

USAA launches $50M initiative to advance racial equality

The insurance and financial services giant said it will invest in nonprofits and programs to build a pipeline of black business talent and access to funding for black and Hispanic entrepreneurs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2020

Kauffman Foundation reveals Capital Access Lab recipients

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation revealed the first group of funding recipients in a new pilot program aimed at increasing available capital for underserved entrepreneurs across the U.S.  The Capital Access Lab initiative awarded a total o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 22nd, 2020

City"s grant program awards nearly $1M to 79 local businesses in first round. What"s next?

A federally funded city government program for small businesses awarded its first round of grants on Tuesday, issuing a combined $880,000 to 79 Charlotte companies. The grants are part of a $30 million initiative aimed at helping small businesse.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2020

Uber launches hourly ride booking option in some U.S. cities

Uber Technologies Inc on Friday said it would offer rides by the hour in some U.S. cities, a feature aimed at helping Americans with essential trips during the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2020

Musk"s rant mocked by Cuban, embraced by conservatives

Elon Musk drew criticism from some of his peers in the business community and cheers from conservative political circles after calling government shutdown orders aimed at containing a global pandemic “fascist.”.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 30th, 2020

Musk"s rant mocked by Cuban, embraced by conservatives

Elon Musk drew criticism from some of his peers in the business community and cheers from conservative political circles after calling government shutdown orders aimed at containing a global pandemic “fascist.”.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 30th, 2020

Winston-Salem launches "Mask the City" initiative

Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines joined healthcare, business and community leaders today in launching "Mask the City," an initiative aimed at reducing the spread of Covid-19 by providing everyone in the city access to a mask and urging them to wear it whi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2020

Marrone Bio gets $1.7 million PPP loan

Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. received $1.7 million in funding under the Paycheck Protection Program, the federal government's main initiative to help small businesses disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company, which makes biologically b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2020

Findlay Market launches new initiative to support its merchants

Findlay Market has started a market-wide gift certificate program to helps its merchants amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to a news release, money from the sales of each gift certificate will go directly to the merchants, not the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. airlines and Treasury Department reach deal on government aid

The biggest U.S. airlines reached an agreement in principle with the federal government on financial assistance aimed at preventing layoffs in an industry hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 14th, 2020

Major Korean Banks Join Government-Backed Blockchain ID Initiative

Institutions including the Shinhan and NH Nonghyup banks have joined a blockchain identity initiative aimed to securely share personal data......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 21st, 2019

Mahindra Electric, Zoomcar tie up to offer self-drive EVs on rent in Delhi

The initiative is aimed at promoting connected, shared and electric mobility as a model, in line with the recommendations in the NITI Aayog report on the government's 2030 vision.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 10th, 2018

Facebook launches blockchain initiative amid executive shakeup: report

Facebook Inc. detailed a major executive shakeup Tuesday in an internal email to employees, including a new initiative aimed at leveraging blockchain technology, according to a report. Recode reported that Da.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 8th, 2018

NKY Chamber launches initiative to retain workers

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce launched a strategic initiative on Monday aimed at strengthening the region’s workforce.  Growing Regional Outcomes through Workforce (GROW) for Northern Kentucky is a holistic workforce development/tale.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2018

DeWine, Husted announce new initiative to make Ohio a "leader in technology"

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Secretary of State Jon Husted have unveiled a new plan aimed at transforming state government into a more "effective and efficient leader" in technology to improve customer service and save tax dollars. DeWine a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Bird launches platform for individual entrepreneurs to manage their own fleets of scooters

Now anyone can have their own flock of Birds. Bird Rides Inc. has launched Bird Platform, a suite of technologies, products and services that will enable individuals to manage their own fleets of shared e-scooters. The program is aimed at local business .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018

Reece and Black weigh in on taxes, metro government, transportation, MSD, pandemic

The race for Hamilton County Commission between Democrat Alicia Reece and Republican Andy Black will decide whether Republicans get a foothold on the three-member body or shut out......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals14 hr. 57 min. ago

As pandemic raged and thousands died, government regulators cleared most nursing homes of infection-control violations

All told, nursing homes that received a clean bill of health earlier this year saw about 290,000 coronavirus cases and 43,000 deaths among residents and staff, state and federal data shows......»»

Category: topSource: washpost18 hr. 42 min. ago