Entrepreneurship

December 26, 2017 - 8:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two tech entrepreneurs, including a man who invested in the film studio that made the "Twilight" movies, were convicted of fraud on Tuesday in New York. A federal jury convicted Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, 45, and Omar Amanat, 44, of all charges after a six-week trial. The convictions...
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General view of Slush 2017 event in Helsinki, Finland, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Al Gore has kicked off the two-day Slush conference, one of Europe's largest startup events in Finland, where 2,600 companies and some 1,500 investors are gathering to network and negotiate funding. (Vesa Moilanen/ Lehtikuva via AP)
November 30, 2017 - 12:11 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — One of Europe's largest startup events opened Thursday in Finland, with 2,600 companies and 1,500 investors networking and negotiating funding, as the region looks to ramp up an industry that has long struggled to compete with the tech giants of the U.S. The two-day Slush conference...
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Foreign delegates take a selfie at the venue of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, is making a significant solo outing by headlining a business conference in India, but her trip highlights questions about whether her message of empowering poor women matches her actions. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
November 28, 2017 - 3:59 am
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Ivanka Trump is making a significant solo outing by headlining a business conference in India, but her trip highlights questions about whether her message of empowering poor women matches her actions. Trump landed Tuesday in the southern city of Hyderabad and is scheduled to...
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November 21, 2017 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump says she looks forward to promoting female entrepreneurship at a conference in India next week. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, the first daughter and senior White House adviser discussed her plans to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. The event —...
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In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 photo, an Indian man seeks alms at a street in Hyderabad, India. Authorities in this southern Indian city are rounding up beggars ahead of a visit by Ivanka Trump. Over the past week, more than 200 beggars have been transported to separate male and female shelter homes located on the grounds of two city prisons. Officials say the drive against begging was launched because two international events are taking place in the city _ the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and the World Telugu Conference in December. (AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.)
November 14, 2017 - 7:47 pm
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Authorities in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad are rounding up beggars ahead of a visit by Ivanka Trump for an international conference. Over the past week, more than 200 beggars have been transported to separate male and female shelter homes located on the grounds of...
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September 30, 2017 - 9:20 am
BOSTON (AP) — Rapper Kendrick Lamar and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman are among the celebrities, athletes and business leaders heading to Boston for Forbes' Under 30 Summit. The four-day event focused on technology and business starts Sunday and runs through Wednesday. It includes panel discussions,...
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September 13, 2017 - 12:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The city's quest to make itself a legitimate rival to Silicon Valley as a high-tech hub has long bumped up against some harsh realities, among them the fact it hasn't had a top-tier technology school pumping out the next generation of entrepreneurs and engineers. A potential answer...
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U.S. President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the G20 Summit, Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 08, 2017 - 3:55 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 9:45 a.m. First Daughter Ivanka Trump and the World Bank are rolling out a new fund that aims to help female entrepreneurs access capital, financing and other support. World Bank Group...
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U.S. President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the G20 Summit, Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 08, 2017 - 3:52 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 9:45 a.m. First Daughter Ivanka Trump and the World Bank are rolling out a new fund that aims to help female entrepreneurs access capital, financing and other support. World Bank...
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July 02, 2017 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sexism in Silicon Valley may be coming in for a reckoning, prompted by women coming forward with stories of sexual harassment by industry bigshots. Apologies, resignations and self-reflection have followed, although it's too soon to tell if they will produce meaningful change. Dave...
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