Governor Abbott talks about business at the East Texas Roundtable

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott visited East Texas Wednesday afternoon with more than a month to go for a roundtable discussion with local business leaders. Abbott hosted the interview at Texas Preferred Site Fleet Services on SH 31 East just outside of Tyler. “I’ve been making the rounds to talk to business tables like this across the state of Texas, hearing firsthand from local business leaders about the challenges they’re facing, supply chain challenges or having an under-educated workforce to go. Get them working fast,” Abbott said…

Gianforte proposed a higher tax exemption for business equipment

Governor Greg Gianforte said Wednesday that expanding the tax exemption will be one of his top priorities for the next legislative session. The governor, speaking with a Kalispell farm equipment dealer, called for further reductions in Montana’s commercial equipment tax by increasing the exemption level. In the year In 2021, Gianforte signed a bill that would triple the exemption from $100,000 to $300,000, meaning owners of equipment worth up to $300,000 would not pay the tax. The law affected about 3,400 businesses in the state. According to the governor, further…

Exit Factor has joined the Business Advisory Division of the United Franchise Group. Franchise mergers and acquisitions

United Franchise Group acquired business consulting firm Exit Factor in August to become its business consulting division. Jessica Fialkovich, founder of the cause of exit Although it’s under the United Franchise Group umbrella, Exit Factor is not a franchise — it helps business owners determine the value of their company and prepare for a sale. Founder Jessica Fiacovic has been a franchisee of UFG-owned Transworld Business Advisor for ten years. “I have seen many of our business brokerage clients wanting to sell. They didn’t get the full business value they…

Google uses private submarine cable to open first full-scale cloud region in Africa • TechCrunch

To get TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3pm PDT; Register here. Happy Wednesday! came I’m enjoying a well-deserved day off, but I’m here to share some news with you. Shall we hold hands and jump at the same time? – Christine TechCrunch’s Top 3 Cloudy dayGoogle’s first cloud region in Africa launched in South Africa. Annie And take up This move will “enable the localization of applications and services” and enable businesses to rapidly deploy capabilities – such as artificial intelligence, machine…

Rhode Island wants to make business easier by using blockchain technology

We’ve all dealt with government red tape and bureaucracy. We create new accounts for each department, verify our identities multiple times, and question why government services don’t share our data securely. Liz Tanner, Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce WPRI.com Liz Tanner has served as Director of the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation since 2017. Earlier this year, Governor McKee named her Secretary of Commerce for Rhode Island. When Liz joined state government, she set out to change red tape and bureaucracy and move Rhode Island up in business climate…

A new report documents the business benefits of ‘responsible AI’

Open the sharing links Close the links As companies embrace artificial intelligence to drive business strategy, the topic of responsible AI implementation is gaining attention. A new global research study defines responsible AI as “a framework with principles, policies, tools and processes to ensure that AI systems are designed and built to serve individuals and society well, while still achieving dynamic business impact.” The study, conducted by MIT Sloan Management Review and Boston Consulting Group, found that while AI initiatives are on the rise, responsible AI is lagging behind. The…

Join AT&T, Polygon and more at TechCrunch Disrupt • TechCrunch

A world-class technology conference like TechCrunch Disrupt — coming to you live and in person in San Francisco on October 18-20 — doesn’t just happen. It’s an all-hands-on-deck situation, and we’d like to direct your attention to one important deckhand – our partners. Building a startup is no easy task – not exactly newsflash, we know. One of the things our partners do best is to offer their expertise and educational resources. They will present sessions on a variety of topics to help new founders develop the confidence they need…

Dallas leads US cities in small business and hourly earnings growth.

Small business hourly wages are rising faster in Dallas than anywhere else. Photo by Alexander London for Unsplash. Dallas It leads US cities in small business growth and hourly earnings growth for workers, according to a recent study. Hourly earnings growth for US small business workers slowed in September, according to the latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch, however, found that the Dallas metro area is performing better than other cities, with our median wage at $31.38 and up 7.44% month over month. That makes it the…

Harvard Business School Announces 2022-2023 Kaplan Fellows – News

BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) announced this year’s Robert S. Kaplan (MBA 1983) Announces Life Sciences Fellowship Recipients In the year Founded in 2008, the fellowship was created by Robert S. Kaplan, former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, vice chairman of Goldman Sachs Group, and the Martin Marshall Professor of Practice at HBS. Kaplan Fellowships encourage students with academic credentials in the life sciences to attend HBS by awarding up to $20,000 to incoming MBA students. Past recipients of the award have demonstrated achievements in academic…

In 2023, hotel prices will increase at a low level in the cities of major business events – report

MADRID, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Hotel prices will rise in most key cities for business events around the world in 2023, with demand for in-person meetings growing after disruptions from the pandemic, despite a worsening economic outlook, American Express Global Business Travel said in its annual forecast. Corporate travel managers and buyers continue to face difficulties in finding affordable accommodation, while hotels face inflation and talent shortages and are struggling to cater to tourism and business events, the consultancy said. “While hotels may continue to benefit from increased demand for…