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Paycheck Protection Program for America’s Mom-and-Pop Businesses – Apply Here

Building on a month of strong Paycheck Protection Program results, the Biden-Harris Administration and the United States small Business Administration are taking steps that will further promote equitable relief for America’s mom-and-pop businesses.

Auto Insurers Slam Nevada Pandemic Lawsuits

The American Property Casualty Insurance Association is responding strongly to new litigation the group says is an attempt to capitalize on the ongoing pandemic by…

Warren Buffett’s $10 billion mistake: Precision Castparts

The 90-year-old American billionaire Warren Buffett on Saturday admitted he “paid too much” when his Berkshire Hathaway Inc spent $32.1 billion in 2016 to buy aircraft and industrial parts maker Precision Castparts Corp, its largest acquisition.

Berkshire wrote off $9.8 billion of Precision’s value last August, as the coronavirus pandemic sapped demand for air travel and the Portland, Oregon-based unit’s products.

Tesla’s Musk says U.S. factory closed for two days due to parts shortages

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said the electric vehicle company’s Fremont, California plant shut down for two days this week due to “parts shortages” and had reopened on Wednesday.
Shares of Tesla fell 8% during the day after Bloomberg reported that production of Tesla’s less expensive sedan, the Model 3, had been temporarily suspended, raising questions about whether it had enough supplies to keep the assembly line moving.

Several automakers, including General Motors Co, Volkswagen AG, and Ford Motor Co, are hit by the shortage of chips, forcing them to scale down production.

Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge 2021 ($150,000 in Funding) – Apply Here

Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge 2021 ($150,000 in Funding) is currently available get details and apply below.

As part of this program, the GNI will fund a set of projects from around the world that meet specified criteria, with the intent of producing learning and thought leadership to share with the wider industry.

Visa Everywhere Initiative For Business Startups ( $100,000 in Prize) – Apply Now

Visa Everywhere Initiative is an open innovation program that helps business startups like yours unlock new opportunities—and gives you a global platform to demonstrate your ground-breaking solutions.

The program first launched in the U.S. in 2015, and has since expanded to every corner of the world, recruiting startups from over 100 countries. Over the past five years, more than 7,000 startups have participated, and they’ve collectively raised more than $2.5 billion in funding.

Texas Woman Sues Electricity Provider $1billion Over High Electric Bills from Winter Storm

A report reaching us says a Huston Texas woman is suing the utility company Griddy for over $1 billion, according to a lawsuit filed in Harris County District Court.

In the lawsuit, Lisa Khoury, who is from Mont Belvieu, stated that she was charged thousands of dollars for her electricity during the winter storm that devastated the state of Texas last week.

How To Start online Jewelry Business

Aisha Ochuwa is the founder and CEO of the ‘Everything Beautiful by Aisha Ochuwa (EBAO)’ brand; one of the fastest growing jewelry brands in Nigeria. She has spent over a decade in the business and is indeed a typical new generation entrepreneur.

As a starter in jewelry business, you can access demand for jewelry by conducting keyword search through Google’s Adwords site. The next important thing is finding a supplier. You can either choose to be the designer of your own accessories or outsource the jewelries from a wholesaler.

When she started her jewelry business, she did it in the conventionally by moving from door to door. Her sales depended entirely on the distance she was able to cover per time. However, in 2017, she explored the online platform which aided her sales tremendously and grew her customer base both nationally and internationally.

Livestock programme Begins with Netherland’s €400,000 Funding – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Tuesday announced that it had commenced the implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Plan and also disclosed that 20 governors had shown interest in the programme.

Livestock programme Begins with Netherland’s €400,000 Funding – FG

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Agriculture, Andrew Kwasari, who announced the commencement of the programme, said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had secured a €400,000 grant from the Netherlands for the initiative.

United States Supreme Court Allows The Release Of Trump’s Tax Returns

Former United States President Donald Trump suffered a major setback on Monday in his long quest to conceal details of his finances as the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for a New York City prosecutor to obtain the former president’s tax returns and other financial records as part of a criminal investigation.

The justices without comment rebuffed Trump’s request to put on hold an Oct. 7 lower court ruling directing the Republican businessman-turned-politician’s longtime accounting firm, Mazars USA, to comply with a subpoena to turn over the materials to a grand jury convened by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, a Democrat.