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Newswise: 5 Clean Energy Startups Chosen for Argonne’s Chain Reaction Innovations
Released: 25-May-2022 11:15 AM EDT
5 Clean Energy Startups Chosen for Argonne’s Chain Reaction Innovations
Argonne National Laboratory

Seven new innovators representing five clean energy startups will join Chain Reaction Innovations, Argonne National Laboratory’s entrepreneurship program, as part of the elite program’s sixth cohort.

Newswise: Startups Near State Lines Gravitate Toward Side with Lower Property Tax
Released: 24-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Startups Near State Lines Gravitate Toward Side with Lower Property Tax
Iowa State University

Researchers at Iowa State University found significantly different state tax rates affect where new businesses set up shop near state lines and that property taxes have the greatest adverse effect since new businesses may pay property taxes even if they are not generating any revenue.

Released: 19-May-2022 3:30 PM EDT
Executive narcissism inhibits inter-unit knowledge transfer
Strategic Management Society

Narcissistic executives cause the units or subsidiaries they manage to be less receptive to knowledge coming from other units.

Released: 18-May-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Harness the power of social media through appropriate strategies – engagement is a key performance indicator
University of Vaasa

The explosive growth of social media during the last decade has dramatically changed the dynamics of business-customer interactions.

Released: 18-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Self-Fulfilling Rankings Boost Agencies’ Power, Influence
Cornell University

Rankings of nations, corporations and colleges trigger behavior that makes them appear more accurate in hindsight, building rating agencies’ power, Cornell University economist Kaushik Basu and doctoral student Haokun Sun argue in new research.

Released: 17-May-2022 1:45 PM EDT
Stress could make us more likable, and other Behavioral Science news tips
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise.

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Released: 9-May-2022 9:55 AM EDT
IN2 AgTech Startups Making an Impact
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

While our planet faces many grand challenges that are impacting global food security, the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) is helping to bring new AgTech innovations to the table.

Released: 4-May-2022 1:10 PM EDT
Negative Online Reviews Provide Strategic Opportunity for Companies
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

New research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that when service-industry companies respond with the right mix of rational and emotional cues that match the nature of complaints in negative reviews, it can positively impact the perception and ratings of future customers as well as the complaining customer.

Released: 3-May-2022 5:15 PM EDT
Nolan Hotel School to commemorate 100th anniversary
Cornell University

A yearlong celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration kicked off at the 97th annual Hotel Ezra Cornell, the school’s signature student-run conference and hospitality event, which was held April 21-24.

Released: 3-May-2022 7:05 AM EDT
Study: ‘Tax Haven’ Companies May Be Less Risky Than Investors Think
North Carolina State University

Companies incorporated in tax havens are often considered more opaque regarding their finances, which could make them risky investments. But a recent study finds that many of these companies are actually more transparent than their counterparts in countries that are not tax havens.

Released: 26-Apr-2022 2:45 PM EDT
Social Capital is a Key Driver of Small Business: New Study
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Why do small businesses exploit business opportunities better in some areas than others? Maryland Smith researchers show that local social capital (trust, cooperation level among residents) strongly predicts loan uptake after controlling for close-by bank branches, income and education.

Released: 25-Apr-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Why Employees Quit and Start Their Own Business
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

SMLR’s Scott Seibert, Jie (Jasmine) Feng, and Maria Kraimer studied why some workers choose to become their own boss

Newswise: Future Social Impact Hardware Innovators Invited 
to Apply for Inaugural Idea Lab by June 6 Deadline
Released: 25-Apr-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Future Social Impact Hardware Innovators Invited to Apply for Inaugural Idea Lab by June 6 Deadline
ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is now accepting applications from aspiring social entrepreneurs worldwide for the first round of its Idea Lab incubator, a new program that extends the reach of the ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) hardware accelerator platform.

Newswise: Cheers to five more years
Released: 15-Apr-2022 3:25 PM EDT
Cheers to five more years
Sandia National Laboratories

An initiative that helps businesses transform New Mexico national laboratories’ technologies into viable products and services will continue driving innovations to market into 2027.

Newswise:Video Embedded tulane-innovation-institute-to-transform-university-s-tech-and-entrepreneurial-enterprises-and-the-regional-economy
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Released: 13-Apr-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Tulane Innovation Institute to transform university’s tech and entrepreneurial enterprises — and the regional economy
Tulane University

Tulane University has announced major funding commitments for the Tulane Innovation Institute, a multi-million-dollar, long-term project in downtown New Orleans to transform the university’s entrepreneurial capabilities.

Released: 6-Apr-2022 2:05 PM EDT
18 Public Companies Headline Annual Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference
Tulane University

Tulane University's A. B. Freeman School of Business will present the 25th Annual Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference on Friday, April 29, at the Westin Hotel in New Orleans. The annual event gives institutional investors and members of the public an opportunity to hear presentations from executives from public companies headquartered in six Southern states.

Newswise: Rise in Trust of Institutions Led to Boost in Entrepreneurial Intent, Especially Among STEM Undergraduates
Released: 6-Apr-2022 12:25 PM EDT
Rise in Trust of Institutions Led to Boost in Entrepreneurial Intent, Especially Among STEM Undergraduates
University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame’s Yong Suk Lee studied how former South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s 2016 impeachment due to corruption and abuse of power affected people’s trust in government institutions.

Newswise: CFES Training to Help Businesses Build Future Workforce
Released: 4-Apr-2022 12:40 PM EDT
CFES Training to Help Businesses Build Future Workforce
CFES Brilliant Pathways

CFES Brilliant Pathways, a global nonprofit that has helped over 100,000 students become college and career ready, is training business and corporate volunteers to build the workforce of tomorrow.

Newswise: Getting an Edge in today’s Financial Markets is Possible, but it Won’t Last
Released: 29-Mar-2022 3:00 PM EDT
Getting an Edge in today’s Financial Markets is Possible, but it Won’t Last
University of California San Diego

Financial markets are more efficient than some speculators may want to believe. When it comes to predicting the performance of markets, everyone wants an edge—an advantage that sets them apart from the competition. Getting such an edge is achievable, but it’s never going to be easy and it will be impossible to maintain over time, according to research from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management.

Newswise: One current, two former Lab scientists are inducted into LLNL’s Entrepreneurs’ Hall of Fame
Released: 29-Mar-2022 1:00 PM EDT
One current, two former Lab scientists are inducted into LLNL’s Entrepreneurs’ Hall of Fame
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

One current and two former Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have been inducted into the Laboratory’s Entrepreneurs’ Hall of Fame (EHF).

Newswise: Black Management Association Conference Will Address Racial Wealth Gap and Forge New Partnerships
Released: 25-Mar-2022 1:40 PM EDT
Black Management Association Conference Will Address Racial Wealth Gap and Forge New Partnerships
University of California, Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business

The UCI Paul Merage School of Business is pleased to present the second annual Black Management Association (BMA) Conference on April 30, 2022, at the Merage School auditorium. This year's theme is Wealth for a Digitally Driven World, and will feature keynote speakers Daryl J. Carter, chairman and CEO at Avanth Capital Management LLC and Maya Watson, head of global marketing at Clubhouse.

Newswise: New “ATOMIK” Chernobyl Spirits to help Ukrainian refugees
Released: 25-Mar-2022 8:05 AM EDT
New “ATOMIK” Chernobyl Spirits to help Ukrainian refugees
University of Portsmouth

The Chernobyl Spirit Company will support Ukrainian refugees and communities with profits from the first 850 bottle batches of its two new premium fruit schnapps. The spirits are distilled in Ukraine from pears and plums harvested last autumn from districts affected by the Chernobyl accident and now partly under Russian control.

Newswise: Seven Healthcare Startups Selected for 1501 Health Incubator Second Cohort
Released: 23-Mar-2022 10:15 AM EDT
Seven Healthcare Startups Selected for 1501 Health Incubator Second Cohort
LifeBridge Health

Healthworx, the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst), and LifeBridge Health selected seven promising healthcare innovators to participate in the second cohort of 1501 Health, an incubator for healthcare startups. 1501 Health provides investment and resources to help early-stage companies develop and scale their healthcare solutions.

Newswise: The companies leading the race for new electric vehicle technology
Released: 23-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EDT
The companies leading the race for new electric vehicle technology
Digital Science

Patent applications reveal critical details about the future strength of the electric vehicle (EV) industry and the real leaders of innovation in the field.

Newswise: Sasin Open House 2022
Released: 18-Mar-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Sasin Open House 2022
Chulalongkorn University

Join Sasin’s Open House on Saturday March 19th, 10:00 – 12:00 at Sasin School of Management (in-person event) to learn more about Sasin’s programs. This is the last Open House before our 2022 intake, with the final application deadline on March 31st.

Newswise: Charities can benefit by giving contributors more control over their donations, study shows
Released: 16-Mar-2022 9:40 AM EDT
Charities can benefit by giving contributors more control over their donations, study shows
University of Notre Dame

Donors feel more personal control over how their time (versus money) is used, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame

Released: 15-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Albany Law School Tax Professor Available for Tax Season
Albany Law School

With tax season coming up, Albany Law School Professor Danshera Cords is available to share her insight and deep knowledge of tax law.

Newswise: Social media shopping: Why it won't take off in the US yet
Released: 10-Mar-2022 4:20 PM EST
Social media shopping: Why it won't take off in the US yet
Arizona State University (ASU)

A recent report by a company that specializes in information technology services predicted social commerce worldwide will grow into a $1.2 trillion business by 2025. We talked to Pei-yu Sharon Chen about how realistic this prediction is. Chen is the chair and professor in the Department of Information Systems and co-director of the Actionable Analytics Lab in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

Released: 10-Mar-2022 1:05 PM EST
The innovative science of Argonne to aid American small businesses
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory will be participating in three new research projects with small businesses. These projects are part of $35 million in new funding from the Department of Energy to tap into the many talents within America's small businesses.

Released: 4-Mar-2022 4:20 PM EST
AI helped protect businesses from COVID-19 risks
Anglia Ruskin University

A new study has found that artificial intelligence (AI) apps helped protect small and medium-sized businesses against many of the risks that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic – yet only a quarter of small firms currently use them.

Newswise: IU Ventures ranks among Indiana’s most active venture firms
Released: 4-Mar-2022 4:15 PM EST
IU Ventures ranks among Indiana’s most active venture firms
Indiana University

Elevate Ventures has recognized as one of Indiana’s most active professional investors in its annual assessment of venture investment activity in the Hoosier state.

Released: 2-Mar-2022 2:40 PM EST
‘Maryland Business Adapts’ Event to Celebrate Pandemic-Era Pivots
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business on June 3 will host a second annual event recognizing Maryland-based Global Businesses for Innovative Pandemic-Era Pivots.

Released: 24-Feb-2022 1:55 PM EST
Expert sources for your Ukraine-Russia conflict stories
Newswise

Expert sources for your Ukraine-Russia conflict stories

Released: 23-Feb-2022 1:40 PM EST
Department of Energy Announces $110 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
Department of Energy, Office of Science

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced awards totaling $110 million for diverse small businesses in 27 states. Many of the 87 projects are focused on developing advanced scientific instruments for conducting climate research and developing advanced materials as well as technologies for clean energy conversion and storage.

Newswise: South Carolina cotton farmers prepare for high costs and a volatile market
Released: 16-Feb-2022 3:05 PM EST
South Carolina cotton farmers prepare for high costs and a volatile market
Clemson University

Cotton futures are at a 10-year-high and a Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service economist says growers should look at pricing some of their 2022 production if they haven’t already and locking in input costs now if they can.

Released: 14-Feb-2022 1:35 PM EST
Finding the real reasons why women earn less than men throughout the world—and how to fix it
University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

About half of the world’s population is self-employed, and self-employed women earn only about half as much as men, according to the World Bank. Social scientists believed for years that increasing women’s access to capital would shrink the earnings gap.

Released: 9-Feb-2022 3:15 PM EST
Maryland Smith Targets Startups with Blockchain Accelerator
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Early-stage companies that are building apps leveraging blockchain technology are targeted for a 45-day virtual program culminating with participants presenting their progress to investors in a Demo Day event.

Newswise: UNC Dean Named Fellow of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Released: 9-Feb-2022 1:35 PM EST
UNC Dean Named Fellow of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
University of Northern Colorado

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) named University of Northern Colorado’s Monfort College of Business Dean, Sher Gibbs, Ph.D., a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow. Gibbs is one of four recipients this year nationwide.

Released: 8-Feb-2022 10:00 AM EST
Danforth Center Launches Technology Company
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

The Danforth Center announced the establishment of the Danforth Technology Company (DTC), a wholly-owned C Corporation to facilitate the creation of startup companies from technologies developed by Danforth Center scientists.

Newswise: Chula Creates Jobs and Business Opportunities to Fight Economic Woes and Instill Local Pride
Released: 28-Jan-2022 8:55 AM EST
Chula Creates Jobs and Business Opportunities to Fight Economic Woes and Instill Local Pride
Chulalongkorn University

The Center of Learning Network for the Region (CLNR) Chulalongkorn University is proud to have created jobs for new graduates, students and those who lost their income during the COVID-19 pandemic while encouraging them to use the love of their hometowns and discovery of their folk wisdom in combination with new knowledge and technology to develop new products, and establish community enterprises for sustainable development.

Released: 11-Jan-2022 2:20 PM EST
Maryland Smith Launches ‘Blockchain Business Imperative’ Certificate Program
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Maryland Smith’s new online certificate program is designed to help leaders identify how blockchain technology can enable them to innovate and drive growth in their businesses.

Newswise: January temperatures linked to immigrant entrepreneurship
Released: 6-Jan-2022 7:05 AM EST
January temperatures linked to immigrant entrepreneurship
Iowa State University

Researchers at Iowa State University found the ratio of immigrants who are self-employed vs. paid-employed is much higher in parts of the country with warmer January temperatures (i.e., the South) and lower in colder areas (i.e., the Midwest).

Released: 17-Dec-2021 3:20 PM EST
From the Bench to Biotech Venture Capital
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

Hertz Fellows Judy Savitskaya, Katie Bodner Spielberg, and Kelly Moynihan transitioned to biotech venture capital after receiving their PhDs in bioengineering, enabling them to work closely with forward-thinking entrepreneurs and promising new biotechnologies.

Newswise: High-speed internet crucial to rural small businesses
Released: 13-Dec-2021 4:50 PM EST
High-speed internet crucial to rural small businesses
South Dakota State University

A survey in five small communities in eastern South Dakota showed 94% of business owners recognized how important high-speed internet is to their operations and to community growth.

Newswise: Sasin Online Information Session 2022
Released: 13-Dec-2021 8:55 AM EST
Sasin Online Information Session 2022
Chulalongkorn University

Join us online to hear from our Director, Deputy Director, and our Admissions team. Learn how Sasin programs can prepare you and your business for these disruptive times.


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