How to use business plan competitions to fund your startup

Securing funding for startups continues to be one of the most challenging obstacles facing entrepreneurs. Even established businesses looking for growth funding often face barriers in obtaining the finances they need. When traditional funding sources fail, it might be time to look to more unique alternatives. One such option being the world of business plan competitions.


Is Idealist Metaphysics the Culprit of Pseudo-science?

Most of the generation that grew up after we entered this millennium might never know the fact that, as late as the beginning of this millennium, there was an area in all big bookstores in North America which was for books of crystal ball seeing, tarot card reading, fengshui, or other New Ages contents, but tagged as Metaphysics. Correspondingly, when the mainstream academia targeted those contents as the hurdle of popularizing science and called them as pseudo-science since 19th century, metaphysics was often considered as the culprit of the pseudo-science……


How to use business plan competitions to fund your startup

Securing funding for startups continues to be one of the most challenging obstacles facing entrepreneurs. Even established businesses looking for growth funding often face barriers in obtaining the finances they need. When traditional funding sources fail, it might be time to look to more unique alternatives. One such option being the world of business plan competitions.


Love Beyond Borders

Barbara Lloyd McMichael writes about “Love Beyond Borders,” a program performed by the Seattle Men’s Chorus that is slated for March 20-21 in downtown Seattle. The theme of “Love Beyond Borders” explores Seattle’s unique place in the world as a sanctuary for LGBTQ individuals who grew up in Muslim nations. In the Middle East, assaults, executions, and honor killings of LGBTQ people are very real threats.  Michael Failla, a retired chiropractor, has been working to help LGBTQ individuals by forming an underground railway to help LGBTQ individuals to escape to safety


Books On Fire

Totalitarian regimes often target books as a threat to their ability to maintain control over the masses. Could the Nazi book burnings of 1933 happen in America? Take a look around, libraries have already begun to ban and banish books. Books on Fire connects the dots by showing us how recent incidents involving public libraries could signal the beginning of a dangerous trend.


HEAR to REAH: Bridging the Gap for the Deaf.

Wonder Ndlovu is founder of Mbula Research and Development, a technology-based start-up that focuses on uncovering digital & innovative solutions and bring them to life. He holds a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation and a Degree in Software Development among others.


Trump’s Acquittal may Flip the Senate

The Senate’s acquittal of President Donald Trump could flip the Senate to the Democrats.  That is because swing voters, could be more negatively influenced by the Republican’s Senate trial than the Democrats’ House impeachment. Why is that?  


NOTES FROM THE WORKING-CLASS: Trash or Truth?

Some uber-wealthy white conservatives believe that the working-classes do not have money because they are moral failures and inferior. They believe the working-classes in the city and in rural areas are stupid. And finally, they worry that one day the masses will rise up against them. That might very well happen if America cannot develop a shared sense of purpose and come together as one people under a strong leader who has integrity.