Prosper Women Entrepreneurs

Women Entrepreneurs Get Their Own Accelerator

Prosper Startup Accelerator aims to infuse capital into women-led startups $50,000 Equity Investments Offered to Up to 12 Companies St. Louis, MO –Prosper Capital is announcing today an open call for applications for the inaugural Prosper Startup Accelerator program. The organization will award $600,000 in equity funding for women-led and women-owned startups. Prosper Capital is […]

U.S. Department of Labor

New Grants For Nontraditional Occupations

$1.9M in grants to support women in nontraditional occupations announced by US Labor Department WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a total of $1,938,182 in grants to help women through the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program, an initiative designed to recruit, train and retain women in high-skill occupations in advanced manufacturing, […]

United States Department of Labor

New Grant Supports Nontraditional Labor

$1.8M funding opportunity to support women in nontraditional occupations announced by US Department of Labor WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of approximately $1.8 million in grants through the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program, an initiative designed to recruit, train and retain women in high-skill occupations, such as advanced […]

Anti-Twilight

A Bad Precedent

By now everyone’s heard the jokes about how bad and terrible the vampire-romance series Twilight is. Yes, it has cheesy sparkling vampires and transforming werewolf men who keep losing their shirt seemingly every ten minutes. If you haven’t heard about Twilight, then maybe that brief description sounds campy enough. But does Twilight actually do women […]