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William Rick Singer, 58, of Newport Beach, Calif., owner of the Edge College Career Network and CEO of the Key Worldwide Foundation, was charged in an information with racketeering conspiracy and money laundering.,John Vandemoer, 41, of Stanford, Calif., the former sailing coach at Stanford University, was charged in an information with racketeering conspiracy.,Charged with racketeering conspiracy: read more

Ana Maes, co-founder of Our Story BridalLara Alcantara

When Lulu Curiel and Ana Luisa Maes enrolled to study engineering at Boston University, they didn’t realize that they would also be signing up for a now 18 year peer mentorship relationship.,Both Curiel and Maes have been intentional in using their relationship as a compass as they built their own businesses.,“We have [our peer mentorship relationship] work because we are committed to helping each other.”,Now, Curiel and Maes hope to encourage other Latinas to embrace peer mentorship and lean on their communities while they work to build their own careers.,Vivian Nunez: What advice do you have for other Latinas who are looking for mentorship or turning to their friends for guidance? read more

According to co-founder of BenchOn, Tim Walmsley, “Investors are searching for a team that has the commitment, resilience, and ability to execute a business model.”,In the highly competitive startup industry, it is now more important than ever to make your business stand out and in this week’s Let’s Talk we asked several business leaders for their tips on ‘how to get investors to sit-up and listen’.,Whilst investors at different stages will look for different things, a business model that enables an in-demand product to be distributed within a sizeable market and supported by strong key metrics will always get their attention.,By understanding why you exist, and listening to the facts and trends of your customers, consumers, you can translate this into a clear opportunity for your business provides the solution that investors can more easily understand and appreciate.,Investors are searching for a team that has the commitment, resilience, and ability to execute a business model.