Business Funding

Courting startups: Singapore raises funds to boost IPOs

SINGAPORE, Sept. 17 (Reuters) – The Singapore government on Friday unveiled a S $ 1.5 billion ($ 1.1 billion) fund as part of a scheme to attract stock market listings from the city-state, with the aim of strengthening its exposure to the region’s booming technology sector. . The government and public investor Temasek co-investment fund will provide late-stage private finance ...

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New investment fund for business owners in the South and West to create wealth for communities

Four years ago, when Tiffany Williams started her coffee and restaurant business Exquisite 501, she was unable to access capital through a bank. Williams instead completed an entrepreneurs program at Sunshine Enterprises and received funding from Greenwood Archer Capital. And now she’s hoping that a new community micro-investment fund will provide her with the money to grow her business even ...

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$ 10.5 million grant program approved for recovery from tropical storms Henri and Ida

Provide grants of up to $ 5,000 to storm-affected businesses / nonprofits with up to 50 full-time equivalent employees September 8, 2021 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced the approval of the Henri / Ida Business Assistance Grant program at a special meeting of its board of directors. The $ 10.5 million program will provide grants of $ ...

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San Antonio lawyer used investment funds as a “piggy bank” to pay for personal and business expenses

Federal securities regulators have accused a San Antonio lawyer and investment advisor of using money collected from investors as his own “piggy bank” to pay for his personal expenses and those of his businesses, including a pinball machine manufacturer. Securities and Exchange Commission Alleges Robert Jeffrey Mueller Spent Over $ 1.5 Million in Investor Money to Pay for Second and ...

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Three Argonne projects receive DOE funding | Business | August 2021

LEMONT, Illinois, August 25, 2021 – Three Argonne National Laboratory projects have received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to lay the groundwork for breakthroughs in quantum information science. The awards are part of a $ 61 million investment in quantum science and engineering. QUEEN-M Using resources from the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) in Argonne, a team of ...

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Senators question funding for AI-powered policing technology

ShotSpotter technologies at a Strategic Decision Support Center at the 11th District Headquarters of the Chicago Police Department on February 8, 2017. Erin Hooley / Chicago Tribune via AP, FILE CHICAGO (AP) – A Democratic senator has said the US Department of Justice must determine whether the algorithmic-based police technologies it funds contribute to racial bias in law enforcement and ...

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Hawaii paycheck protection fraud case is a snapshot of widespread abuse

It will be many years before government officials know the extent of federal pandemic assistance poorly obtained by businesses in Hawaii and across the country. This is the expectation shared recently by a regulator overseeing the integrity of US Small Business Administration financial assistance to businesses affected by COVID-19, including the Paycheck Protection Program and grants for businesses in the ...

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US House Democrats seek at least $ 160 billion in new funding for electric vehicles

An Ionity electric vehicle charging station is pictured near Dresden, Germany on August 27, 2019. REUTERS / Annegret Hilse WASHINGTON, Aug.11 (Reuters) – A group of 29 House Democrats in the United States want congressional leaders to include at least $ 160 billion in additional funding for electric vehicles as part of a spending measure of 3.5 trillion dollars, according ...

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