Lynchburg is recovering from Covid as business sales and tourism reach new heights.

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WBJ) – Lynchburg’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism released its 2022 annual report, which showed $1.5 million in business sales in the city. One business said it changed their business model and helped them survive the pandemic. “To have a better process in the delivery system, we changed a lot. People now come and eat more. When the epidemic started, wherever they ate, they had to wait for the mask until the food came out. David Kang, general manager of Mizumi Japanese Bistro and Moon Tea in…

The cause of the LaPorte commercial fire is under investigation

LAPORTE, Ind. (WNDU) – Although most of the danger is out, firefighters doused some hot spots under the rubble of a LaPorte business Thursday. According to the fire chief, the water still stored in the building did not have any effect on the fire caused by the hand sanitizer. Many of the hot spots that are still smoking are places where firefighters have decided to let the fire burn easily. They are keeping a close eye on them to make sure the fire is contained. “Protecting that water tower yesterday…

Everything You Wanted to Know About Google’s Fall 2022 Event (But Were Afraid to Ask) • TechCrunch

To get TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3pm PDT; Register here. Hello again! Wondering if you have a choice between “Friday Eve”, “Pre-Friday” or just sticking with Thursday? We’re leaning very gently towards Little Friday, but tweet us your favorite post-hump day monikers! – Christine And came TechCrunch’s Top 3 Made by Google: Brian And other groups of consumer tech fans filed 14 stories (!) related to today’s Google crash event, so head over to the Big Tech Inc. section for more.…

Business Highlights: Twitter Experiment; IBM invests in NY

___ Biden: IBM investment to help compete with China in technology President Joe Biden says a $20 billion investment in New York’s Hudson River Valley will help the United States gain technological leverage over China. He praised the company’s expansion during an appearance Thursday in Poughkeepsie, New York, with two House Democrats in a crucial election next month. The president touted IBM’s commitment as part of a larger manufacturing boom this summer, with a $280 billion measure intended to boost the semiconductor industry and scientific research. He said that the…

Meet the Young Turks at TC Sessions with blockchain, DeFi and web3: Crypto • TechCrunch

Basketball is not the only heat you have in Miami, a city known for the rapidly emerging technology development and investment in the hot crypto sector. This is why we have chosen to be the destination for our first TC sessions: Crypto on November 17th. We have an exciting agenda lined up with the leading movers and shakers in the cryptoverse. But you’ll find some of the hottest startups on display on the show floor. We are talking about founders who are building and betting on Blockchain, DeFi, NFTs and…

From Success to Business: Two Entrepreneurs Find Their Home as Activating Partners at the Cornell Praxis Center.

Alexa Schmitz, Ph.D. ’18, co-founder and CEO of REEgen, and Austin Hickman, Ph.D. Socterra’s co-founder and CEO have turned their Cornell-based research into work transforming sustainable energy infrastructure and next-generation communications, respectively. Both scientists are now turning into CEOs who can grow and sustain businesses. Praxis Venture Development Center, one of Cornell’s campus incubators, and Activate, the Entrepreneur Fellowship Program, are providing essential support. Schmitz and Hickman are Cohort 2022 Activate Fellows in the Activate Anywhere community, and their organizations are both based at the Praxis Center. This year marks…

In a truly ethical and healthy business environment, companies give as much as they receive: Language Management and Translation Software Developer – GlobalDoc, Inc.

Atlanta, October 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – GlobalDoc, Inc. In addition to other “in-kind” and non-monetary donations, the company announced that it has given more than half a million dollars in cash to various philanthropic projects. For years. Since its inception, Global Doc has established a strong tradition of donating anonymously to various causes and initiatives. But Globaldoc Cares, established in 2001, is a unique project overseen by the company’s founder and president. Mike Cooper. Cooper has always believed that businesses should be ethical and successful – and for him, that…

CEO of a family business

Business couple discussing important documents Getty When you become the CEO of the business you created, you realize that no one person can fulfill all the responsibilities that come with being the boss. Every CEO needs someone who is level-headed, patient, experienced, without conflicting agendas, and most importantly, someone who will stand up for you when you’re right, and stand up for you when you’re wrong. You need this not only for your business but also for your family and wealth. Ideally, this person can lead, but prefers to work…

Own profit component • TechCrunch

Atman Capital, an early-stage venture firm backed in part by 20 founders, is closing the deal for these individual limited partners. Some of them promise to give thanks to one who refers a successful contract to the company in the form of carrying interest on the company’s profits. It’s an exciting change for the firm, which was founded last year by Brazilian-born Pedro Sorrentino and Pedro Dias and is investing in startups in the US and Latin America. In the capital markets, where Atman has closed $9 million for a…

Climate Technology and Health Tech Edition • TechCrunch

We think you’ll be as amazed as we are at the startup Battlefield 200’s collective creativity, ingenuity, and technical prowess. Out of thousands of applications, only the top 200 startups make it to the final stage, and you get them all. They — and only they — will be on display on the TechCrunch Disrupt show floor in San Francisco on October 18-20. That’s a whole lotta interesting startups, so we’re highlighting them vertically. Today we will focus on climate technology and health technology. But don’t stop there. You will…