John Valverde Named “Power 50” Honoree

The Boston Business Journal: John Valverde, president and CEO of YouthBuild USA, has been named a 2022 Power 50: Movement Maker by the Boston Business Journal (BBJ). The Power 50 Awards are an annual list of Boston-area businesspeople who are making the biggest impact on the region. “Altruism and a drive toward a more diverse [...]

2023-03-06T23:11:17+00:00September 29th, 2022|Boston Business Journal|

Women entrepreneurs gain, hurdles remain

With the number of women starting their own businesses now steadily outpacing men, female entrepreneurship is on the rise. In fact, the number of women-owned businesses has grown at a rate five times faster than the national average. Today, women are majority owners of 38 percent of businesses in the U.S., and there are more [...]

2017-05-16T20:33:18+00:00May 12th, 2017|Boston Business Journal|

Medtech startups to pitch investors at annual MassMEDIC Showcase

On Friday, 21 emerging medical device companies will present their technologies and business plans to a group of local investors at the annual MedTech Showcase, hosted by the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council. More than 300 venture leaders and business leaders are expected to attend the event tomorrow, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. to 2 [...]

2022-03-15T16:49:32+00:00October 27th, 2016|Boston Business Journal|

Women of Influence: AdmeTech Foundation chief Faina Shtern takes on prostate cancer

Her medical career took an abrupt turn when a relative was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1996 — and Faina Shtern learned to her shock how little research had been conducted in that field. A year later, she helped found the nonprofit AdMeTech Foundation, today a four-employee institute whose mission is to expedite development and [...]

2016-09-07T14:27:27+00:00July 28th, 2016|Boston Business Journal|
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