• As She’s Next, Empowered by Visa Arrives in Washington, D.C., Women in the Capital Face Funding Challenges and Focus on Diversity

    Visa unveils Practical Business Skills, a financial literacy program designed to help small businesses develop business and personal skills to fuel resilience and growth New Visa research highlights a focus on diversity and growing the bottom line among women small business owners in Washington, D.C.  SAN FRANCISCO & WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 24, 2019 – Hundreds of female entrepreneurs packed a Washington, D.C., ballroom today to learn ways to fund, run and grow their business…

  • CBNation.co Receives 2019 Best of Alexandria Award

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CEO Blog Nation – CBNation.co Receives 2019 Best of Alexandria Award Alexandria Award Program Honors the Achievement ALEXANDRIA August 9, 2019 — CEO Blog Nation – CBNation.co has been selected for the 2019 Best of Alexandria Award in the Media Company category by the Alexandria Award Program. Each year, the Alexandria Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are…

  • Girls Who Start Hosts Inaugural Summit in Washington, D.C. Featuring Keynote Speaker Elle Macpherson

    Girls Who Start – Ariel Beck, Founder and National President Keynote Speaker: Elle Macpherson, legendary model, Co-Founder and Creative Director of WelleCo Additional Speakers: Claire Sliney, University of Pennsylvania sophomore and Oscar winner, Natalie Mackey, Founder and CEO of Winky Lux, Elizabeth Galbut, Founding Partner of SOGAL Ventures, Dayna Grayson, Partner at NEA, Lesli Foster, award winning journalist for WUSA9, Shizu Okusa, Founder and CEO of Wellthy & Co, Kori Hale, Founder and CEO of CultureBanx, Lauren & Carrie Dunne, Co-Founders of Varnish Lane, and Claire…

  • Kansas City Business Competition Offers $500,000 Grants to 10 Tech Entrepreneurs

    “LaunchKC” winners to be announced at the inaugural Techweek Kansas City conference this September KANSAS CITY, MO – January 14, 2015 – Ten technology startups will qualify for a total of $500,000 in grants, free office space and mentorship as part of the new LaunchKC business competition sponsored by the Downtown Council of Kansas City. The application process begins March 31 and runs through June 30. The top 20 finalists will attend the first annual…

  • UVa Miller Center Milstein Commission Led by Steve Case and Carly Fiorina Releases Report on Creating Middle-Class Jobs Through Entrepreneurship

    WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 14, 2015 – The University of Virginia’s Miller Center today released a report proposing five innovative, nonpartisan and actionable ideas to help create middle-class jobs by maximizing the resources available to entrepreneurs. The report is the work of the Miller Center’s Milstein Symposium Commission on Entrepreneurship and Middle-Class Jobs, led by Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and chairman and CEO of Revolution, and Carly Fiorina, former chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard. The…