Tags » Funding

The Big Bad World Looms

I received news today that a colleague of mine has decided to through in the towel – academically speaking. My friend, let’s call them Dr Pepper, in my eyes was one of the more successful PhD graduates. 576 more words

Ghana Participation in Rio 2016 in doubt

Ghana’s Paralympic team may well miss the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Ghanaian news site, Ghanaweb has reported. The news comes after Rio’s late travel grant payments had been fully funded, but that funding may well come too late for Ghana. 267 more words

Rio 2016

Call for Research and Outreach Proposals for Funding from the Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium

The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium (SRSFC) requests proposals for calendar year 2017 to support pertinent applied research and outreach activities on small fruit crops in Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. 551 more words


HTT: Building the Hyperloop with vibranium—but without funding or wages

(Source: arstechnica.com)

The Hyperloop has been in the news a lot over the past months, although most of these recent stories have covered the murky goings-on… 810 more words


This week on @funding_sme : Industrialisation at work! Creating Scale and Expansion Finance. Be inspired.

This week on SME Funding we are joined by Sipho and Fortunate Mdanda, who are meticulously and diligently building a holdings company that I believe will be an industrial giant in the engineered solutions space in South Africa. 89 more words

Temper tantrums, panic and the a light at the end of the tunnel

I see in my previous post I went on a little of a rant about my anger surrounding the funding system. This partly came about due to a bit of bad news. 650 more words

What to do when VCs come knocking at your door..?

So you’re a startup who has an amazing, unique solution that’s gonna hit the niche with a bang or has already taken the market by storm and is now “the talk of the town.” Obviously VCs also have, by now, heard about you and they come knocking at your door with bags full of money. 461 more words

Indian Startups