NYCEDC Unveils Global Cyber Center, Innovation Hub, and New Talent Pipelines to Secure NYC’s Future

Cyber NYC will be fueled by a $30 million City investment, leveraging up to an additional $70 million from private funding.

NYCEDC Unveils Global Cyber Center, Innovation Hub, and New Talent Pipelines to Secure NYC’s Future

New York City Economic Development Corporation, Press Release, October 02, 2018 Unveiling Plans for a Chelsea-Based Global Cyber Center, a SoHo-Based Innovation Hub, a Facebook-CUNY Master’s Program, a Virtual Apprenticeship Program, and a Cyber Boot Camp for Underserved New Yorkers, Among Other Initiatives City Tapping World-Renowned Partners SOSA, JVP, Columbia University, CUNY, NYU, Cornell Tech, iQ4, […]

An Employment Cloud Hangs Over The Ridesharing Space

"While [drivers] can choose the hours [they] work, pay can be inconsistent and some drivers are incentivized to drive at hours [they] may not prefer, all for the lure of extra pay. So what does this actually make drivers – true independent contractors, or something else?" -- The Rideshare Guy

An Employment Cloud Hangs Over The Ridesharing Space

By John Ince (The Rideshare Guy) A cloud hangs over the entire ridesharing industry. It’s a legal cloud of ambiguity as to what exactly drivers are. Are drivers independent contractors as Uber and Lyft would have the world believe? Or are drivers employees – as two important legal bodies have ruled within the last six months? […]

Japanese dealmaker plans to raise $100 billion fund every few years to invest in tech startups

An all-out blitz on the heart of Silicon Valley venture capital, Sand Hill Road.

Japanese dealmaker plans to raise $100 billion fund every few years to invest in tech startups

By Bloomberg Businessweek Two years ago, Masayoshi Son, chief executive officer of SoftBank, sat in a Gulfstream jet high above the Arabian Gulf, en route to meet with potential investors in a new fund that would invest in technology startups. He was going through his presentation with Rajeev Misra, a key lieutenant, when something stopped him. […]

Whole Foods Workers Need Unionization Now More Than Ever

Amazon just recently became a trillion-dollar company. The issue here is that the parent company of Whole Foods Market keeps on expanding but unfortunately for the employees, they are experiencing very little advantage from it. Workers complain that they are living paycheck to paycheck and this is simply not enough.

Whole Foods Workers Need Unionization Now More Than Ever

Brooklyn (Workers World Today) — Earlier this month, employees at Whole Foods Market made an effort to unionize. The announcement came on Sept. 6 as workers of the company started a mass email thread they sent to nearly all store-level employees in each of the 490 stores owned and operated by the supermarket chain. The […]

Fight Slum Landlords with a Tenants Association

The best way to bring the slum-like conditions to the attention of your landlord is by forming a tenants association.

Fight Slum Landlords with a Tenants Association

By Workers World Today Partners [dropcap]S[/dropcap]lum landlords hinder tenants’ rights to a quiet enjoyment of their premises. How? With no proper maintenance to the dwelling, slum landlords collect tenants’ hard-earned dollars in exchange for unlivable conditions. So, what can we do? We can associate! Landlord-tenant law provides for tenant associations to bring lawsuits known as […]

From Worker to Business Owner: The Business Plan

If you are determined to have a successful business that will survive the initial starting phase, creating a business plan is the best way to go.

From Worker to Business Owner: The Business Plan

By Daisy Campbell BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) — Benjamin Franklin once stated, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Whether you are thinking of opening a business or even thinking of expanding or restructuring an existing business, a business plan is an essential tool which acts as a guide in your decision-making process. […]

Small Business Boot Camp Series: SBA-Certified Programs

Small Business Boot Camp Series: SBA-Certified Programs

Event Description The New American Chamber of Commerce and the SBA present an orientation and educational workshop on getting your business certified. Attendees will hear tips on how to become certified and how to sell to the government from the Federal, State and County level. Participants attending this program will learn about the following Federal […]

Want to Invest in Commercial Properties vs. Residential?

Due to the recent poor performance of real estate mortgages, banks and government regulatory agencies are reviewing, reassessing, and reinforcing commercial real estate (CRE) guidelines. This has been imperative at this time because the CRE fundamentals remain weak. Analysts need to review commercial real estate lending practices to determine the nature and extent of the bank's weaknesses and vulnerabilities

Want to Invest in Commercial Properties vs. Residential?

By Workers World Today Partners  Investors looking to purchase real estate quickly learn that the market is divided into two distinct markets: commercial and residential. The residential market is composed of properties that are mainly primary or secondary residences and are generally not purchased for the purpose of generating income. Most residential properties are purchased […]

Black Entrepreneurs Launch First Ever Blockchain-Cryptocurrency Health Tech Company in the United States

Co-founders Alan E. Bottorff and Dr. Seth Crapp joined forces with a group of experts to create a unique blockchain platform that securely stores medical records and correspondences between patients and physicians through encrypted transmissions.

Black Entrepreneurs Launch First Ever Blockchain-Cryptocurrency Health Tech Company in the United States

Orlando, FL (BlackNews.com) — Teledactyl Blockchain, LLC is officially open for business. The health tech blockchain and cryptocurrency company launched its initial coin offering (ICO) at the 116th Annual National Medical Association Convention on August 11th. Co-founders Alan E. Bottorff and Dr. Seth Crapp joined forces with a group of experts to create a unique […]

How People Make 6 Figures A Year On Fiverr

"When I started, I had zero feedback and referrals after my name, so I was doing resume revamps for $5." - Charmaine Pocek, 41, Houston, resume writer, career consultant and recruiter, $38,000-$48,000 a month

How People Make 6 Figures A Year On Fiverr

By Laura Shinn from Forbes.com On gig site Fiverr, freelancers offer their services for $5 and up apiece in areas as diverse as graphics and design, writing, music and audio, video and animation, programming and more. While $5 for a project seems like a pittance — actually $4 once Fiverr takes its cut — a […]