Women seeking growth capital in the NY-area can apply for no-interest $5,000 loans.
Need to make something fabulous for your business? Find a ‘fabber.’ Fabbers are ‘fabricators,’ skilled entrepreneurs who help small business owners and project creators bring their dreams to life.
The evidence that more women in entrepreneurship leads to economic growth on a global scale is in the numbers. In a recent blog post, Dell’s entrepreneur-in-residence, Ingrid Vanderveldt, details findings on the empowerment of female entrepreneurs both in the U.S. and abroad.
Plum Alley has long been active in the fight against human trafficking, sex trafficking in particular. In fact, Plum Alley and Girl Develop It built an interactive game to teach people about the horrors of sex trafficking at a weekend long hackathon where 18 women participated.
I was a psychology major at the University of Michigan, with plans to head to law school after a few years of experience in the ‘real world.’ While working at the New York City Council, I was going through my inbox when an email about a new entrepreneurship course caught my eye.
Crowdfunding is a game changer to raise money and Plum Alley is changing the participants in the game. The potential worldwide market for crowdfunding is in the billions and there is room for several focused companies that cater to specific needs and markets.
An initiative of the Pratt Center for Community Development, and Industry City, New York’s largest privately held manufacturing site, Made in NYC supports the vibrant manufacturing sector in New York City. Local manufacturing encourages entrepreneurship and innovation, creates employment opportunities (NYC’s 7,000 small manufacturers employ 65,000 people) and gives the city much of its character and soul.