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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trump’s erratic trade war undermines US exports

"Retaliatory tariffs from our trading partners will be soon be imposed on an estimated $1.8 billion worth of Washington exports, including more than $1 billion in agricultural products, according to the Washington State Department of Commerce." - Gov. Jay Inslee

Trump’s erratic trade war undermines US exports

By Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Published 10 July 2018  CNBC.com Washington state consistently ranks as one of the best states to do business. Our state has shown that it is possible to grow your economy while investing in workers and protecting the things that make our state the most beautiful place to live and work. […]

New York Taxi Workers Alliance Calls On City To Help Struggling Drivers

The group says six drivers have taken their own lives this year and they’re blaming financial pressures caused by the huge growth of ride-sharing services.

New York Taxi Workers Alliance Calls On City To Help Struggling Drivers

BY CBSNewYork The New York Taxi Workers Alliance is again calling on the city for help after the apparent suicide of another driver. The group says six drivers have taken their own lives this year and they’re blaming financial pressures caused by the huge growth of ride-sharing services. “Something has to change,” NYTWA Executive Director […]

The Company Making Billions Off China’s Worried Parents

It had revenue of $1.72 billion in its fiscal year ended February 2018.

The Company Making Billions Off China’s Worried Parents

By Bloomberg Businessweek TAL’s initials stand for Tomorrow Advancing Life, a none-too-subtle nod to one of the biggest anxieties of middle-class families in the test-based world of Chinese education. Combining in-person coaching and online instruction that lets teachers lecture across the country to multiple classrooms equipped with large video monitors, TAL expects this year to […]

Becoming A Travel Agent

"Does travel to places such as Hong Kong, Machu Picchu, London, Rome and Morocco sound good to you? Would you like to dine in quaint restaurants along the Seine or wander down ancient alleys in Istanbul? If so, becoming a travel agent is a great career choice for you." -ASTA

Becoming a travel agent is a great career choice. Workers World TodayThe Workers World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of their social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper has a mission to educate workers and provide them with relevant information pertinent to the workforce such as […]

American Workers Doubt Robots Will Destroy Their Jobs

Whatever the reason, American jobs are more stable than they have been in a generation, and workers know it.

American Workers Doubt Robots Will Destroy Their Jobs

By By Dan Kopf, Quartz American workers know the truth. Their jobs aren’t going anywhere. The typical narrative about the US labor market is that it is increasingly unstable. Robotics, artificial intelligence, and outsourcing mean jobs are tenuous, driving people in droves to the “gig” economy and other alternative arrangements that aren’t full-time. This narrative […]

Union wins right to challenge takeout company workers’ rights case

A UK court case could deliver improved employment rights for gig economy workers.

Union wins right to challenge takeout company workers’ rights case

By Richard Trenhom, CNET Are Deliveroo riders employed by Deliveroo, or are they self-employed? It’s a question that plagues all gig economy companies, and the latest legal attempt to resolve the issue has swung slightly in the direction of workers. The UK’s High Court has ruled the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) can […]