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Michael Timmons

Female Founders in Tech Competition - Hurry, submissions due October 31

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According to an American Express 2016 report, there are over 11.3 million women owned businesses in the U.S. that employ nearly 9 million people and generate over $1.6 trillion in revenues. However, women leaders starting their own business face significant barriers to growth - among the nearly 500 deals closed in the Fintech sector in the US in 2016, less than a dozen went to companies...

Launched: Nation Science Foundation's Community College Innovation Challenge

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The Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC) is a prestigious, two-stage competition where community college teams use science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to innovate solutions to real-world problems, compete for cash awards, and earn full travel support (students and faculty) to attend an Innovation Boot Camp in Washington, D.C.