Let’s Be Direct January 2023 | Issue #208 – WFF US: Recap of the New York Event “From Private Equity to Entrepreneur” | Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

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Last Thursday, there was plenty of purple (and rain!) as Women in Fund Finance co-hosted the first FFA event of 2023, along with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft and Wells Fargo, kicking off the year with an exciting evening of cocktails. and a conversation with Jenn Toyzer, Co-Founder and CEO of UME Plum Liqueur. Dee Dee … Read more

Work: hard work is the trademark of Lewiston businessmen

Work: hard work is the trademark of Lewiston businessmen

Abdirahman Saeed, left, and Abdinur Mohamed clean a customer’s vehicle recently at their business, Black Diamond Detailing at 409 Sabattus St. in Lewiston. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal LEWISTON — They don’t drive flashy cars or wear designer jewelry. In fact, one drives an early model Ford Focus and his “designer” clothing consists of matching gray hoodies … Read more

The entrepreneurial ecosystem of Bogotá is the most important in Colombia

74% of the startups that have raised capital in the country are from Bogotá-Region, being the most attractive destination for venture capital investors. These companies have obtained an investment close to USD $1.24 billion through its participation in 77.3% of the total investment rounds carried out throughout Colombia. BOGOTA, Colombia, January 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — … Read more

Gaytana M. Pino, South Jersey businesswoman, community leader and senior advocate, has died at 72

Ms. Pino (center) and nieces Michelle Canino (left) and Jennifer Cotellese pose at a recent family event.

Gaytana M. Pino, 72, of Cherry Hill, an entrepreneur, social worker, award-winning South Jersey community leader, volunteer and senior advocate, died Thursday, December 1 of septic shock at Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Known for her energy, empathy, and strong commitment to community service, Ms. Pino was the owner, president, and COO of Paper & Ribbon Supply … Read more

From the brink of collapse to a Netflix deal: how the Australian entrepreneur beat life from ‘hustle culture’

Shane Keenan (pictured), 38, has bounced back after nearly closing his business in 2020 due to fatigue and Covid lockdowns

From the brink of collapse to a Netflix deal: how the Australian entrepreneur beat the toxic life of ‘hustle culture’ The entrepreneur has recovered from almost closing his business during Covid Shane Keenan, 38, founded COMICS2MOVIES to write and publish comics. Victim of ‘hustle culture’, his lack of work-life balance causes him to burn out … Read more

We need to stop imagining corporate diversity and make it a reality.

We need to stop imagining corporate diversity and make it a reality.

Before I became an entrepreneur, I pinned my career hopes on corporate Canada. I was led to believe that every corporation was a meritocratic ecosystem in which those who worked the hardest and waited the longest were rewarded with higher salaries and bigger titles. But the longer I waited, the more I realized that this … Read more

In an interview, entrepreneur Ruth Furman talks about building brands, relationships and business

Ruth Furman (left) and Patranya Bhoolsuwan

Business owner and public relations expert Ruth Furman has racked up success building character and strengthening brands, one relationship at a time. In a recent interview on the “Entrepreneur Showcase” video podcast, Furman described how focusing on people and her stories helped build a business that, if she were a person, could order a celebratory … Read more

Entrepreneur and inventor Joy Mangano gets emotional watching the musical “Joy” on stage at the George Street Playhouse

Entrepreneur and inventor Joy Mangano gets emotional watching the musical "Joy" on stage at the George Street Playhouse

Not many people have a movie and musical written about them, and especially not while they’re alive, but that’s the case for businesswoman, inventor, and best-selling author Joy Mangano. Happiness is a moving and powerful musical playing at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick through December 30 and is based on the life of … Read more

This new program teaches veterans how to become entrepreneurs

A veteran who started a small business after leaving the Air Force flips the open sign to his retail store in Las Vegas, June 22, 2015.

Career paths for veterans aren’t always clear cut; However, while in the military, many veterans gain the exact kinds of skills that can lead to a successful venture: focus, the ability to work through awkward situations, and leadership. But becoming an entrepreneur is not something that most people, including veterans, know how to do. A … Read more

Entrepreneur Turns College Assignment Into Viable Business Introducing The Future Of Adhesive Bras

Entrepreneur Turns College Assignment Into Viable Business Introducing The Future Of Adhesive Bras

Rosie Mangiarotti introduces sustainable and affordable takes on a modern wardrobe staple while proudly supporting the Breast Cancer Research FoundationⓇ NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Dec. 13, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Perkies introduces the cleaner, more sustainable future of supportive bras with an intuitively redesigned model that is intuitively meant to be worn, … Read more