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TYSONS, Va., Nov. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the PenFed Foundation, a national 501(c)(3) founded by PenFed Credit Union, announced the findings of its annual study on the top U.S. cities for veteran entrepreneurs. The PenFed Foundation Veteran Entrepreneur Investment Program (VEIP), which supports veteran-owned startups and businesses through access to networks and capital, conducted the study in partnership with Edelman Intelligence.

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TYSONS, Va., Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The PenFed Foundation, a national 501(c)3 founded by PenFed Credit Union, is proud to continue accelerating veteran-owned businesses with the announcement of the Fall cohort of the Veteran Entrepreneur Investment Program (VEIP) Master's Program. With the generous sponsorship of SOSi, a family-owned, government services integrator that works principally in the defense sector, the Fall VEIP Master's Program will prepare 10 growth-stage, veteran and military spouse-owned startups to raise investor funds and scale their companies.

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ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 5 & 6, The Atlanta Pitch Summit, a branding event that brings advancements and opportunities for all writers, producers, directors, actors and entertainment entrepreneurs to pitch their idea to television networks and film studios, will be taking place for a tenth year in Atlanta, Georgia.

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ATLANTA, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerate360, an omnichannel distribution, data and media company that provides customized solutions for consumer product brands and retailers, today announced the creation of NextUp360 Ventures (NextUp360) a new strategic investment arm of the company. NextUp360 is a strategic venture group committed to supporting the role of entrepreneurs in the innovation and disruption of consumer-packaged goods, related services, and platforms.

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ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In response to the rapid decline of women in the workplace, Liderança Group created a specially curated collection of online educational programs tailored to women. Projections based on economic scenarios developed by McKinsey and Oxford Economics estimate that employment for women may not recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2024—two full years after the recovery for men. Female workforce participation has already declined to 57%, the lowest it's been in over 30 years. Without taking action, such as offering targeted and accessible training programs, there is a possibility that female labor force involvement could face its sharpest sustained decline since World War II.

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ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Circadian Ventures is a company of entrepreneurs targeting investment opportunities to provide equity capital to early stage technology companies by sole direct investments or by co investing with other venture capital firms or strategic investors. They will be hosting their annual Fund 1, LP Event on October 19, 2021.  The event is held to update investors of investments made to date and on fund progress.  The Fund's investment objective is to achieve superior capital appreciation for investors over the term of the partnership.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 14, amid Black Entrepreneurs Day celebrations and speakers,  The General® Insurance awarded its second annual $25,000 NAACP Powershift Entrepreneur Grant to rising Black entrepreneur Phil Terrill, CEO and founder of Minnesota-based company SoleSafe, a company dedicated to providing quality insurance for shoes.