The young ‘honest refrigerator’ business was told to freeze in the city | News, sports, jobs

Caesar Valentino courtesy An “honest cooler” protected by a metal cover is featured in a Facebook post. Being an entrepreneur isn’t always easy, especially when a kid tries something for the first time and wants to help others. Adults, laws, and rules often get in the way of something that seems simple. And adults who are doing “business as usual” come out as dream destroyers. Just ask Neveah Valentino. Somewhere between the Little Free Library and the children’s lemonade stands the self-managed business of the teenage…

Why is it so hard for Latinos, women to start small businesses?

Gloria Montoya, of Meriden, has worked as a childcare worker out of her home for the past 13 years. Working with young children is no easy task, but business failure makes it even more difficult, as the US Small Business Administration (SBA) estimates that only one-third of new businesses survive their tenth birthday. Montoya left her native Peru and immigrated to the United States in 1999. She worked in a New York supermarket for a while, but decided to pursue her passion and work with children. “It’s a good call,”…

A small Detroit business that supplies buses has been targeted by thieves.

Detroit – A small business that provides buses for tours, weddings, and school children’s field trips is trying to boost its foothold on the city’s west side, but it’s becoming a target for segregation. First the busses of expensive catalytic converters were cut off, and now a thief has hit the spot twice in one day, but this time there’s a twist. The video from the security camera shows an intruder in a serious condition Detroit Bus Company A yard on the west side of town, he stole two expensive…

A second round of Diversity Small Business Grants has been awarded to a group of Springfield minority owners.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – This week, five winners of the second round of ASCEND (Advancing Springfield, Missouri’s Commitment to Entrepreneurship, Networking & Diversity) grants were announced by the Downtown Springfield Association and US Bank. Following the success of ASCEND’s grants in June, five additional Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses were awarded $5,000 grants to hopefully secure new resources and empower BIPOC business owners. “The Downtown Springfield Association is pleased to recognize and support another outstanding group of local entrepreneurs,” said DSA Executive Director Rusty Worley. “With…

fuboTV: Existing Risks Threatening Its Whole Business (NYSE:FUBO)

FG Business Latin/E+ via Getty Images fuboTV Inc.Nice: Fubo) caught my attention after I came to the public market because the company is operating in an impressive segment of the open streaming market and riding the macro. Tendency to cut the cord. But I was never interested in owning the shares because the price had quickly ballooned to astronomical levels, making any investment case study completely unrealistic. With shares down 92% from their February 2021 highs, I thought it would be interesting to take a second look at the company…

It’s AI Day for Tesla, but we’re here for the awesome articles • TechCrunch

To get TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3pm PDT; Register here. Happy Friday! We don’t know about you, but we’re both ready for some R&R after plowing through a deep wall of writing from the field/Twitter hearing. Hopefully you’ll get some this weekend too. This afternoon, Tesla is running its second AI day. Last year was great, and today we have some predictions for what’s coming down the pipeline. – Christine And came TechCrunch’s Top 3 Under attackMicrosoft has confirmed that it…

The temporary disruption to downtown parking will concern business owners

RAPID CITY, SD (KOTA) – Plans are underway to renovate a parking garage on Main Street. But there are concerns about what the reduction in parking spaces could mean for downtown Fast City businesses. On Friday morning, the Rapid City Community Development and Public Works Departments heard concerns about how renovations to the downtown parking structure will affect the community. Many of the attendees were business owners who were concerned about the timeline for the renovations, as construction is expected to begin in mid-November. “We always need parking downtown throughout…

Getting insurance for cannabis businesses is possible, but not without conditions and costs.

Obtaining insurance has proven difficult and expensive for Vermont cannabis business owners. File photo by Glen Russell/VT Digger Vermont’s cannabis entrepreneurs face a big cost when they enter the legal recreational market that opens Saturday. Especially scary is insurance. “Get your wallet out,” said Scott Sparks, who plans to open his store in Brattleboro on Oct. 17. The Cannabis Regulatory Board requires cannabis businesses to obtain “commercially reasonable” levels of insurance or set aside funds to cover liability. If they cannot secure insurance coverage, small growers must set aside at…

Discussion between Elon Musk and Twitter executives, Parag tells Elon it’s free to Tweet ‘Is Twitter dying?’

According to recent reports, conversations between Elon Musk and Twitter executives have been leaked. Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal told Elon Musk he was free to tweet that ‘Twitter is dying’. Read the full article to know about the complete story. A string of outgoing messages “Honestly, I hate doing dumb stuff. I don’t think I should be anybody’s boss. But I like helping solve technical/product design problems,” Musk told Agrawal. “They treat me more like an engineer than a CEO,” Agrawal replied. Musk told him he had a lot of…

High inflation and rising interest rates weigh on Colorado business confidence – Fort Morgan Times

Business leaders’ expectations for the fourth quarter were a little lackluster, but they’re not getting worse as they look ahead to the start of next year, according to the quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index from the University of Colorado Boulder. The LBCI looks at six metrics — for Colorado and the U.S. economy, as well as expectations for sales, profits, employment and capital expenditures — and tracks how they change over time. An index reading below 50 indicates expectations of contraction and above 50 of expansion. Overall expectations were still…