Entrepreneurship

58-year-old Filipino domestic worker becomes entrepreneur after employer pays for her business classes

A Filipino domestic worker in Singapore has become a successful entrepreneur who runs multiple businesses after her employer of 22 years paid for her business classes. Jocelyn Mompal, 58, recently shared with Shin Min Daily News that her long-time employer, surnamed Wang, was instrumental in her drive to improve herself. According to Mompal, Wang convinced …

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Why An Already-Successful Indian Entrepreneur Chose Babson For His MBA

Rakshit Reddy has begun his second year in the Babson Olin MBA program. He was already a highly successful entrepreneur before starting the program in 2021. Courtesy photo Rakshit Nadiga Hanumantha Reddy is, by any measure, a wildly successful entrepreneur. Reddy is a founding team member of Waycool Foods, one of India’s largest agri-tech startups, …

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The unicorn funding slump is worse than you thought • TechCrunch

Welcome to Q4, friends. If you were hoping to start the final chunk of 2022 with good news, tough. We’re starting the quarter off with rough data instead. Sure, we’re waiting on data dumps from CB Insights, PitchBook, and Crunchbase about Q3 venture capital aggregates, but one particular bellwether indicator that we track here at …

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South African startup Talk360’s seed funding hits $7M after new backing • TechCrunch

Months after the initial close of its seed round, Talk360, a South African Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) startup, has raised an additional $3 million, bringing the total investment raised in the round to $7 million. Talk360’s latest investors include Allan Gray E2 Ventures (AGEV), Kalon Venture Partners, E4E Africa, Endeavor, existing lead investor HAVAÍC, …

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Startup funding drops 46.2pc to $55.4m – Business

KARACHI: Pakistani start-ups raised a total of $55.4 million in 18 deals in the July-September quarter, down 46.2 percent from the preceding quarter when the flows amounted to $102.9m. Statistics compiled by Data Darbar, a website that tracks investment flows into the country’s tech ecosystem, shows the average ticket size remained $4.6m in July-September versus …

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Last drinks for entrepreneurial 12-year-old as council rejects trading application

Twelve-year-old Jesse Lane’s drinks stall started as a tiny cash-only honesty box outside his Coogee house. After three years it has grown into a weekend business in a tent selling cool drinks and dog treats to walkers on the Bondi to Coogee trail. But he’s now been forced to call last drinks on his weekend …

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4 Business Ideas That Changed the World: Trailer

September 29, 2022 Influential business and management ideas have tremendous influence over us. Like it or not, they shape how organizations are run and how people around the world spend their days. And Harvard Business Review has introduced and spread many of these consequential ideas since its founding in 1922. HBR IdeaCast is taking this …

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Latin American NFT marketplace Minteo raises $4.3M seed round • TechCrunch

The major hype around NFTs may have died down a bit since the crypto subsector took off last year, but that isn’t stopping startups from building and raising capital in the space. Minteo, a Latin American-based NFT marketplace, is betting on the digital asset sector going big in the region after it raised $4.3 million …

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