23 Nov Expired Visa? Babson Wants To Help

Babson College will be the first private school to offer a program that helps entrepreneurs with expiring visas stay in the country. The Global Entrepreneur in Residence (GEIR) program, announced yesterday (June 15), will be run through the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship and will...

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01 Sep UMSL launching accelerator for international entrepreneurs this month

A new project at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, the UMSL International Accelerator, is launching this month with the goal of creating pathways for international entrepreneurs to accelerate the growth of their businesses in St. Louis. The accelerator has received a $50,000 gift from Civic Progress, an organization of CEOs and...

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29 Aug Civic Progress invests in UMSL International Accelerator project

[caption id="attachment_327" align="alignleft" width="818"] Civic Progress representative Kathleen Stroup (front row, left) recently presented a check for $50,000 to UMSL Accelerate’s Dan Lauer (front row, center) and UMSL Chancellor Tom George (front row, right). Standing (from left) are College of Business Administration Dean Charlie Hoffman,...

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06 Jul US colleges court foreign entrepreneurs who need visas

BOSTON (AP) — He came to America on a student visa, earned a master's degree from Babson College and is now starting a new business, but Abhinav Sureka worries that he'll have to return to India. To stay, he needs an H-1B visa, a temporary...

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23 May NYCEDC Launches Applications for International Innovators Initiative

Program Will Support 80 International Entrepreneurs and Create More Than 700 New Jobs for New Yorkers in First Three Years Applicants Can Apply Through the Program’s Website at in2.nyc Applications Will Be Reviewed on a Rolling Basis Until July 29 Application Deadline New York City Economic Development Corporation...

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05 May NYC H-1B Program Isn’t a Visa ‘Hack’

NYC H-1B Program Isn't A Visa 'Hack,' Group Official Says By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (May 5, 2016, 5:28 PM ET) -- A New York City program aimed at helping foreign startup founders snag coveted H-1B visas is not a "hack" of the system, as some...

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04 Apr Don’t send foreign entrepreneurs packing

MANY HIGH-TECH entrepreneurs dread this time of year — the annual lottery for H-1B visas is about to get underway. More than 300,000 skilled foreign workers will apply to receive one of only 85,000 of the magic tickets that allow them to take jobs in...

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14 Mar Railroad executive lost out in Mass., but wins in Md.

Two years ago, Jim O’Leary lost his bid to continue running the MBTA’s commuter railroad. But that hasn’t stopped him from expanding his transit empire. Instead of worrying about the Rockport or Franklin lines, the former Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad chairman will turn his attention...

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