$50,000 Equity Investments Offered to Up to 12 Companies
St. Louis, MO –Prosper Capital is announcing today an open call for applications for the inaugural Prosper Startup Accelerator program. The organization will award $600,000 in equity funding for women-led and women-owned startups. Prosper Capital is part of a broader initiative by Prosper Women Entrepreneursto address the entrepreneur gender gap in the St. Louis region.
Trucking has always been portrayed as a male’s world and yet, today, we are proud enough to see women truckers behind the wheels. Some may find it strange, some may not encourage them, and however, they are not going to stop. They are hard, tough people with the same stamina and power of men.
Taryn Cook is the project manager at San Diego and New York based architecture firm, Colkitt&Co. At just 28 years old, Taryn won the 2014 VMSD Designer Dozen award, recognizing her as one of 12 up-and-coming designers under the age of 35.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a total of $1,938,182 in grants to help women through the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program, an initiative designed to recruit, train and retain women in high-skill occupations in advanced manufacturing, transportation, energy, construction, information technology and other industries.
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