Articles by tag: funding

The Life of a Start-Up: VOMO

Rob Peabody

Here’s a hard truth: only 18% of entrepreneurs successfully launch their start-ups. Most of these lucky few individuals would probably tell you that the road to success isn’t rosy. An entrepreneur’s ability to connect, build, and maintain high-quality relationships with their team and investors is key to making it past the first few years…

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Small Businesses are Better Equipped to Prevent Cybercrime. DHS’s Recent Funding Will Aid Their Research.

Since the inception of the internet, cybercrime has been a concern. The escalating wave of cyber threats necessitates cutting-edge defenses to safeguard our digital realm. Recognizing this, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently awarded $3.15 million to 20 small businesses for proof-of-concept research in cybersecurity. Given that small businesses contributed to 44…

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Education & EdTech
Addressing the Concerns of Affordability in School Security

In a timely discussion on school safety, host Mike Matranga engages with Susan Payne, School Safety & Prevention Expert and Founder of Safe2Tell, to tackle the common excuses of lack of funds and denial when it comes to implementing effective security measures in K-12 education. As the stakes for student safety continue to rise,…

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Business Services
The Life of a Start-Up: Connecting, Building, and Maintaining Relationships for Success

Here’s a hard truth: only 18% of entrepreneurs successfully launch their start- ups. Most of these lucky few individuals would probably tell you that the road to success isn’t rosy. An entrepreneur’s ability to connect, build, and maintain high-quality relationships with their team and investors is key to making it past the first few years…

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ACP Funding and its Future

As broadband infrastructure sees increased attention and widespread changes thanks to the $65 million infrastructure bill, which aims to increase broadband access through programs such as the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program and the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), how these programs are being implemented throughout country is important to follow. As internet service…

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Weaver Beyond the Numbers: Business of Government and The Single Audit Act with Jennifer Ripka and Jackie Gonzales

In this episode of the show, Jennifer Ripka, CPA, Partner at Weaver, and Jackie Gonzales, CPA, Partner at Weaver, discuss single audits and the challenges many government entities face with the influx of federal financial assistance over the last two years. Adam Jones, Stage Government Practice Leader at Weaver, points out, “There’s never been a…

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Telecommunications
Wavelengths: Has Federal Funding Solved Rural Broadband Connectivity Issues?

The availability of broadband in rural areas remains a big area of concern. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has seemingly addressed the issue by providing funding through RDOF, or the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, but the initiative isn’t exactly foolproof. In this new episode of Wavelengths, an Amphenol Broadband podcast, host Daniel Litwin chatted with…

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AI in content marketing
Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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Focus on the Customer
Fifth Inning – Focus on the Customer
July 11, 2024

In a compelling narrative by Jesse Cole, the Savannah Bananas, a baseball team known for its unconventional approach, has declared advertising dead. Cole emphatically asserts that while advertising may attract customers, it is the fan experience that fosters lasting loyalty. In a bold move, the Savannah Bananas have eliminated all forms of advertising at…

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The Trucking Industry Needs a Fitness Overhaul to Jumpstart a Trucking Health Revolution
July 11, 2024

With the trucking industry seeing many changes that prioritize efficiency and productivity, the health of truck drivers has increasingly peaked as a critical concern. With life expectancies for truck drivers averaging 16 years less than the general population, there is an urgent need to address health issues within the industry. Recent initiatives, like the…

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Can the U.S. Templatize Funding for Smart Cities?
October 11, 2021

Cities are migrating from analog to digital, and according to Forbes.com, a Smart City “involves varied technology to integrate transportation, health, energy, water resources, waste collections, smart-building technologies, and security technologies and services.” We asked Tim Sylvester, founder & CTO of Integrated Roadways, where are most US cities facing the same funding and rollout…

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ENTOUCH Helps Companies Looking for Capital Funding
August 10, 2021

ENTOUCH recognizes capital funding for facility projects is often scarce or not even included in the operating budget. That’s why ENTOUCH offers a flexible financing structure that meets the unique needs of its customer’s facilities. Eric Denton, ENTOUCH CFO, outlined its customer-forward approach assisting with such funding needs. Unlike a one-size-fits-all subscription or rigid…

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How Will The Kindergarten Bubble Impact School Funding?
May 6, 2021

The numbers are getting clearer; a lack of early learners enrolled in public schools in 2021 is creating a Kindergarten bubble. This could potentially lead to various issues, one of which is funding, and education professionals are seeking and offering strategies for districts and educators on how to respond. What are some of those strategies,…

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Where Will the Money Come from in Space Sustainability?
April 21, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space to Grow has an exciting episode featuring Astroscale CEO and Founder Nobu Okada. In this interview, Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden talk to their boss and…

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Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine Shows Promising Results
November 16, 2020

America is desperate for some optimism in the fight against COVID-19, and on Monday Pfizer delivered. The pharmaceutical company’s initial COVID vaccine, developed in partnership with the BioNTech, released findings that the vaccine was 90% effective in early tests. Though more testing is needed, the news is a bright spot, and the science community is…

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3 Big Deals In EdTech This week (June 22)
June 22, 2020

EdTech startup WhiteHat Jr  announced its plans to expand in other global markets after growth in US for its one-to-one online coding classes. After launching their courses in the US since February this year, the company is growing at 160% MoM in the country and has over 20,000 paid subscribers across all 50 states in…

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Beyond the Numbers: Should Your Bank Consider Banking Cannabis-Related Businesses?
October 29, 2019

Cannabis-related products and companies squarely live in a world of a perpetual gray area. To help clear up the opaque nature of banking by cannabis-related businesses on this episode of Weaver: Beyond the Numbers, host Shelby Skrhak sits down with Rachel Mondragon, Weaver Senior Manager in Regulatory Compliance specializing in financial institutions, to discuss. The…

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Where Do You Find the Money to Fund STEM Education?
April 18, 2019

Funding for education initiatives is not just a school district or state issue, it is national one. The current state of our workforce, with consistently changing technology and a push for computer science skills, is demanding a shift in education and the programs provided for students. Laura Spence, a K-12 STEM Specialist for Pinellas…

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