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…

Alia Bhatt reveals how her journey as a producer started from Darlings; says, “Always ask the questions because no one has all the answers, even Bill Gates doesn’t.” : Bollywood News

When Alia Bhatt started as Shanaya in Student Of The Year, way back in 2012, little did we know what this star kid will bring to the table. From showcasing her talent as an actor, this Bhatt girl has managed to even dip her hands into business, investments and even film production. Being one of the most sought after actresses of the current generation, the actress was invited to the Forbes podium during their show Tycoons of Tomorrow where the actress showcased the businesswoman side of her as she discussed…

SBA extends business recovery center operations in Mississippi through Oct. 31 It helps businesses applying for working capital loans because of the Jackson water crisis

ATLANTA – The US Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today its business recoveryIn Jackson, Miss., Monday, Oct. 31 will continue to operate until 4 p.m., an extension.More than three weeks. SBA Mississippi opened the center to help small businesses and non-profit organizationsOrganizations affected by the Jackson water crisis that began Aug. 30.“I encourage anyone who has not completed their disaster loan application to visit the centre.The closing to meet with an SBA customer service representative for one-on-one assistance,” Keim said.Fleming, director of SBA’s Field Operations Center East.The Business Recovery Center…

After the pandemic, telemedicine startups are booming — this one raised $6M for its hybrid approach • TechCrunch

So-called ‘personal therapy’ is all the rage these days. The healthcare sector is slowly being affected by data-driven insights into what it calls ‘precision medicine’. The Covid-19 pandemic has added urgency to this sector. The 15-minute appointment with a prescription is being affected by the proliferation of remote telemedicine, and this entire arena is now filled with startups. While there is a lot of investment in telemedicine, there is room to use telemedicine to treat chronic diseases using a hybrid of home care and telemedicine. Other players in this space…