5 top women-focused venture capital financing options in the Midwest

The next leg of our series on women-focused venture capital firms — which has already trekked to venture capital firms for women on the East Coast and female VC firms on the West Coast — takes us to the Midwest. What does Midwestern venture capital financing look like? Victor Gutwein, …

Innovative Tradition — 7 British Businesses That Have Stood the Test of Time

According to the Federation of Small Businesses, there were a record 5.7 million private sector businesses in Britain at the start of 2017 — 99.3% of which were small businesses. Any entrepreneur looking to start a new company will naturally want it to last as long as possible. But longevity …

Regional office occupier markets enjoyed record breaking level of take-up in 2018

There was a record-breaking rate of take-up within the regional office occupier markets outside of London and the South East in 2018, with few signs of Brexit-related uncertainty, according to an analysis by CBRE. Across the ten regional cities monitored by CBRE, provisional analysis shows that overall take-up reached nearly …

10 Awesome Sass Libraries You Should Know About

SASS is the most popular CSS preprocessor today. It allows you to supercharge your stylesheets with features like variables, mixins, functions, inheritance and nesting. There are hundreds of Sass libraries, frameworks and plugins that are available and can save you a lot of time when creating your website. In this …

What to know before promote your nonprofit to the local market

From firsthand experience, I know how crucial it is to promote your nonprofit to the local market. It was just before Thanksgiving in 2014 when the volcano on the island of Fogo, Cape Verde, erupted after a 20-year slumber. For days, lava flowed from the molten giant, destroying the homes, …

15 tips for creating the perfect CTA for a WordPress site

Defining a call-to-action (CTA) is easy: a word, phrase or sentence that encourages readers to take a specific action. Crafting a brilliantly effective CTA takes effort. Read on for 15 tips that will help you create game-changing CTAs for both WordPress sites and email, enticing readers to take action now. 15 …

The secret to getting eyes on your Halloween gift guide

Gift guides are a sales staple for eCommerce stores, especially during the holidays. Halloween is approaching so it’s the perfect time to create a Halloween gift guide. Once customers see it, you know they’ll be drooling over every image, frantically pulling out their credit cards to buy — right? The …

New guidance on labour standards and workers rights published

The International Bar Association Global Employment Institute and the International Organisation of Employers have published new guidance for firms on International Labour Standards (ILS). The ILS are legal instruments, set by the International Labour Organization (ILO) which protect basic workers rights and address the need for sustainable enterprises to create jobs. They are …

Busy people tend to make healthier choices and enjoy more self-esteem

Busyness is often thought of as a modern day affliction, but it can also help you delay gratification and make decisions that benefit you in the longer-term, according to new research from the global business school INSEAD. In a new paper, Chattopadhyay and his co-authors, Monica Wadhwa, Associate Professor of …

Twitter’s spam reporting tool now lets you specify type, including if it’s a fake account

Twitter is adding more nuance to its spam reporting tools, the company announced today. Instead of simply flagging a tweet as posting spam, users can now specify what kind of spam you’re seeing by way of a new menu of choices. Among these is the option to report spam you …