The 10th Annual Women’s Business Conference brings women together

Alexandria, La. (KALB) – The 10th Annual Women’s Business Conference concluded on Friday, October 14th. The conference is hosted by the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce. It aims to bring women together for two days of educational presentations from impactful speakers, encouragement and celebrations. This year’s keynote speaker was Louisiana CAT President Sally Rinehart. Other presentations were given by Dr. Markey Pierre, author and motivational speaker, and Dr. Beth Palmer, assistant vice chancellor for holistic education at Louisiana State University in Alexandria. The conference will create a way for women…

Durango business owners wary of voting on host of ballot measures – Durango Herald

Three measures related to alcohol have drawn the ire of local merchants A sign at Wagon Wheel Liquors encourages voters to vote on Propositions 125 and 126. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald) The only thing more difficult than a one-eyed jackalope in Durango is owning a local business — not to mention wine and spirits — selling wine to grocery and convenience stores. And getting only one in three alcohol-related proposition voters at the ballot box on Nov. 8 — it’s still the province of the two-eyed jackalope. At Friday morning’s Durango…

The owners of the minority businesses say that they were not treated fairly in the contract they signed with the city hall

Houston – Outside Mayor Sylvester Turner’s office, two dozen individuals stood on the steps of Houston City Hall with the message “Stop Corruption in Houston” emblazoned across their chests. “This is a problem. This is a widespread problem,” said Towana Bryant, a shipping business owner, about the harassment of small business owners who are part of city contracts. One Vietnamese business owner put it simply: “Being a minority, a woman or a small business in this city gets you into trouble.” Chyna Gragg, owner of a roofing business, says many…

Nicola’s founder Trevor Milton was found guilty of fraud

Washington DC CNN – Nikola founder Trevor Milton was convicted of fraud by a US jury on Friday after he allegedly lied to investors about the electric and hydrogen fuel cell company’s technology. The jury found Milton guilty of securities fraud and wire fraud after deliberating for five hours. Milton was charged with securities fraud. Milton could face years in prison. Prosecutors alleged that Milton made false and misleading statements about “almost every aspect of the business,” including that Nicola had a fully functional prototype even though he knew it…

Andreessen Horowitz supports the development of ‘fermenting farms’ of the same name • TechCrunch

To get TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3pm PDT; Register here. Damn it, it’s happening: a bunch of TechCrunch crews are coming to San Francisco to wreak havoc with airplanes, planes, and other flying craft. Excited is an understatement. Lauren S. made us a TechCrunch Disruption user guide for all things entertaining, parties, and other cool with a curriculum guide. see you soon! – Christine And came TechCrunch’s Top 3 What is another word for the same word?Have you ever heard of…

For CIO-SP4 small business low elections protest started

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Private jet company Volato celebrated a year of significant business growth at NBAA-BACE

Atlanta, October 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — He flewThe most efficient way to experience a luxury private jet is participating in this year’s NBAA-BACE Orlando, Florida from October 18-20. The team will be at booth #4260 celebrating significant growth as they execute their business plan and transition into a full-service private aviation company. Over the past year, Volto has expanded its private aviation business and leveraged its technology solutions to gain a significant market share. Volto has unveiled the HondaJet in August 2021 in their exclusive segment program in the Southeast.…

The Post’s Mate Fernandez Simon has joined the Business team as Audience Strategy Editor.

Announcement from Financial Editor Lori Montgomery, Deputy Financial Editor Damian Paletta and Technology Editor Christina Passarillo: We’re excited to announce that Mate Fernandez Simon is joining the Business team as Observer Strategy Editor, a new leadership role that will help shape the direction of our expanding technology and business coverage. Maite brings more than a decade of experience and a deep understanding of The Post and its audience to this important position. Working closely with Erika Allen and the Audience Strategy and Development team, Mayte will guide decisions on what…

Fast Forward Venture Studio to build African startups from idea to scale • TechCrunch

Opeyemi Awoyemi, one of Nigeria’s popular series founders, is back with another outfit. This time it’s not a technology company – Awoyemi co-founded online jobs site Jobberman (acquired by ROAM Africa in 2016) and Whogohost, a bootstrapped hosting platform – but instead a venture studio: fast forward to Venture Studio. It is interesting that Awoyemi chose this path, especially when many African founders start syndicates or raise capital funds post-post or during their entrepreneurial journeys. But if anything, he and his co-founder, Omolara Aweimi, bring much-needed operational expertise to scaling…