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SBA Names Business Exec to Head Investment and Innovation Office

Mark Walsh is now part of the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) after being named the Associate Administrator for the Office of Investment and Innovation. The office administers the agency’s Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Investment Companies (SBIC). As an associate administrator, Walsh will be in charge of an office that ... Read More »

Crowdsourcing Bombshell: Jolla Won’t Have Enough Tablets for Investors

  “New Year’s Greetings: thanks for your money, but no Jolla tablet for you!” That is essentially the message in a New Year’s blog post by Jolla, the Helsinki, Finland-based company that raised $2.5 million in an Indiegogo campaign to fund development of a new computer tablet, the Jolla tablet. In a blog post entitled “New Year’s Greetings from Jolla!” ... Read More »

6things to be acknowledged while going in for personal loans

Arranging for a child’s tuition fee, planning holidays or eyeing new appliances will now become very easy through the provision of easy loans. Taking personal loans to bring stability back into life, where you might not have anything as a collateral security, personal loans are the best supporting options. This type of special loan can be procured without a guarantor ... Read More »

India To Contribute USD 500,000 To UN Emergency Response Fund

India will contribute USD 500,000 to a UN rapid response funding mechanism for the 2015-16 period. UNITED NATIONS:  India will contribute USD 500,000 to a UN rapid response funding mechanism for the 2015-16 period to support global humanitarian relief operations. India had contributed USD 500,000 to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in 2014 and announced a similar contribution for ... Read More »

A Berkeley professor has found a pattern in when the Fed leaks secrets about monetary policy

BERKELEY, Calif. (Reuters) – U.S. central bankers not only regularly leak secret information about monetary policy, but the leaks are so predictably timed that a savvy investor without access to the leaked information could make money just by buying stocks in certain weeks. That is the bottom line from new research by University of California Berkeley professor Annette Vissing-Jorgensen and ... Read More »

Russia just announced that it’s sending humans to the moon

(ESA) The European Space Agency’s version of a permanent lunar base. Before 2030, Russia plans to land its first cosmonauts on the moon, and Europe wants a piece of the action. They’re a little late for the great space race of the 1960s, but the mission is an admirable push for the reignited interest in manned deep-space travel. On Tuesday, ... Read More »