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Business News

The future of entrepreneurship in Canada is global:

Muraly Srinarayanathas is the executive chairman of 369 Global Inc., a rapidly growing business conglomerate with interests in education and training, financial services, entertainment, venture capital and more. Having lived and worked in North America, Europe, South Asia and Southeast Asia for nearly 20 years.....

(Posted on HBS: 13th June, 2021)

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 Founders News

Collab Capital closes $50 million debut fund to back Black founders

 

Atlanta, Apple and an approach to back Black founders

decade before investing outside of San Francisco and New York became trendy, entrepreneurs Jewel Burks, Justin Dawkins and Barry Givens were betting on Atlanta. Each experienced firsthand the biases that disproportionately hurts Black founders — while also being living proof of the wave of Black innovation and opportunity in their city.....

(Posted on HBS: 13 June, 2021)

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Black Business News

Empowering Black Canadian Entrepreneurs one loan at a time!

Which entity will administer the Government of Canada’s contribution to the Loan Fund? 

The Federation of African-Canadian Economics (F.A.C.E.) is the legal entity designated to administer the government contribution to the loan fund. It is a federally incorporated not-for-profit created by a group of Black Business Support Organizations (BBSOs) from across Canada.

 

Which organizations make up the Federation of African-Canadian Economics (F.A.C.E.)? 

F.A.C.E. is made up of five prominent BBSOs that joined forces to create the organization. Collectively, the group has more than 35 years of experience serving Black Canadian business co.........

(Posted on HBS 13th June, 2021)

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Technology News

Investors said he was not ‘born special’. He later became the CEO of a multibillion-dollar start-up:

Kevin Aluwi and William Tanuwijaya recently made Indonesian history.

As founding members of GoTo Group, the 30-somethings are responsible for creating Indonesia’s newest and most valuable tech company after merging their ride-hailing and e-commerce start-ups in the country’s biggest-ever business deal.

(Posted on HBS: 13th June, 2021)

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Sports News

Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest during Euros match, doctor says:

Christian Eriksen "was gone" before being resuscitated from cardiac arrest, Denmark's team doctor said at a press conference Sunday.

The Danish soccer player collapsed on the pitch during his team's opening Euro 2020 match against Finland...

(Posted on HBS 13th June, 2021)

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First Nations News

Windows of former Winnipeg Bay building, once boarded up, now feature Indigenous art Social Sharing:

'It makes me feel good to think people might take something from this,' says artist Peatr Thomas

Once boarded up, the windows of the downtown Winnipeg building that housed the Bay for nearly a century now feature the work of two Indigenous artists.

Peatr Thomas, whose mural on the side of the building replicates one he did inside the nearby Qaumajuq Inuit art centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, says he was hesitant at first about having his work associated with the Hudson's Bay Company — a company deeply tied to colonization.

(Posted on HBS: 13 June, 2021)

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Health News

Singapore-based D2C dental brand Zenyum raises $40M Series B from L Catterton, Sequoia India and other investors:

Zenyum, a startup that wants to make cosmetic dentistry more affordable, announced today it has raised a $40 million Series B. This includes $25 million from L Catterton, a private equity firm focused on consumer brands. The round’s other participants were Sequoia Capital India (Zenyum is an alum of its Surge accelerator program), RTP Global, Partech, TNB Aura,....

(Posted on HBS: 13 June, 2021)

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