UM Today | Asper School of Business

UM Today |  Asper School of Business

May 19, 2022 – The Asper School of Business is proud to announce that Dr. Xiaofan (Steven) Zheng from the Asper School of Business has been selected for the Stu Clark Professorship in Financial Management. Dr. Zheng will begin the five-year Professorship term on July 1, 2022. The Stu Clark Professorship will provide leadership in … Read more

WhatsApp ramps up revenue with global launch of Cloud API and soon, a paid tier for its Business App – TechCrunch

WhatsApp ramps up revenue with global launch of Cloud API and soon, a paid tier for its Business App – TechCrunch

WhatsApp is continuing its push into the business market with today’s news it’s launching the WhatsApp Cloud API to all businesses worldwide. Introduced into beta testing last November, the new developer tool is a cloud-based version of the WhatsApp Business API – WhatsApp’s first revenue-generating enterprise product – but hosted on parent company Meta’s infrastructure. … Read more

Indigenous Leaders: The program helps companies advance respectful Indigenous engagement

Indigenous Leaders: The program helps companies advance respectful Indigenous engagement

CCAB’s Progressive Aboriginal Relations has trained more than 800 organizations since launching in 2001 For companies looking to increase their engagement with Indigenous communities, it can be difficult to know where to start. In her work with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), Luane Whitecrow said those companies usually fall into one of two … Read more

From dorm room boutique to store front, this Peoria business owner defies age limits associated with entrepreneurship

From dorm room boutique to store front, this Peoria business owner defies age limits associated with entrepreneurship

Being a college student is difficult, as is running a small business. And doing both at the same time is not a challenge many are willing to take on, especially when your storefront doubles as your dorm room. This is how Peorian BreAija Bryant first started her business B2the9s Custom Designs in 2014. “Going into … Read more

Northern Gritstone secures £ 215m in backing for university spin-out deals | Business News

Northern Gritstone secures £ 215m in backing for university spin-out deals |  Business News

The university spin-out venture accused by Lord O’Neill, the former Treasury minister and Goldman Sachs economist, has secured backing from a pair of large local authority pension funds as part of an initial £ 215m fundraising. Sky News understands that the Greater Manchester Pension Fund and West Yorkshire Pension Fund have joined a string of … Read more

Opening a business during a pandemic takes a village

Opening a business during a pandemic takes a village

Noriko Suzuki could not have started her business without support from her community. The former systems engineer left her home of Japan in 2017, getting her start in Montreal working at Buffet Maharani, an Indian restaurant in Parc-Extension. Her husband, Yota – a sake master – later joined the restaurant to prepare the naan. But … Read more

Greensburg Salem searches again for business manager, OKs maintenance, custodial contract

Greensburg Salem searches again for business manager, OKs maintenance, custodial contract

Greensburg Salem School Board this week approved a new three-year contract with maintenance and custodial workers extending through June 2024. The board also agreed to search for two new central office administrators, including a replacement for business manager Joan Wehner, who has resigned to accept a similar post at Riverview School District in Oakmont. Wehner … Read more

Norfolk: Woman finds success with pottery business

Norfolk: Woman finds success with pottery business

Published: 3:13 PM May 19, 2022 Updated: 3:36 PM May 19, 2022 A Norfolk woman who gave up her teaching career and decided to follow her passion has launched a successful pottery business. Jennie Woods, from Poringland, set up her business Walrus Ceramics in November last year after receiving glowing praise from teachers who trialled … Read more

New bipartisan bill would force Google to break up its ad business

New bipartisan bill would force Google to break up its ad business

US Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) speaks during the US Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 13, 2020. Demetrius Freeman | Pool | Reuters A new bipartisan proposal takes aim at Google and would force it to break up its digital … Read more