Running America

Feld Thoughts

Over the weekend I read Running on Empty: An Ultramarathoner’s Story of Love, Loss, and a Record-Setting Run Across America written by Marshall Ulrich. The run across America took place between September 2008 and finished (coincidentally) on November 4th, 2008.

Happy Birthday United States of America

Feld Thoughts

I’m glad I get to live in the United States of America. I started reading the Declaration of Independence every year on America’s birthday a while ago and just read it again. I’d like to believe that in America, we’ll continue to be at the forefront of human society as we work through these issues. Happy birthday America. The post Happy Birthday United States of America appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Starting-Up In America

Feld Thoughts

A few months ago several entrepreneurs took it upon themselves to create a great short (25 minute) documentary called Starting-Up In America. < Starting-Up in America from Starting-Up In America on Vimeo. Startup Visa Entrepreneurship startup america

Startup America Partnership

Feld Thoughts

On Monday I was at the White House to help announce the Startup America Partnership. As part of this, TechStars announced the TechStars Network , an affiliation of TechStars-like programs across the country along with our commitment to the Startup America Partnership to help 5000 experienced mentors work with 6000 entrepreneurs to create 25,000 new jobs by 2015. I’m extremely excited to play my small part in the Startup America Partnership.

Startup Day Across America on August 29

Feld Thoughts

That is why the Global Accelerator Network is thrilled to support the first ever Startup Day Across America on August 29. If you are interested in learning more about the Startup Day Across America, please contact Eve Lieberman in Congressman Jared Polis’ office who will connect you with the person leading the charge in your district. The post Startup Day Across America on August 29 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Though it may seem as if politicians in Washington, D.C.

Boulder Startup Community Members: Help Fund the Code for America Fellowship

Feld Thoughts

If you are a founder or employee of a startup in Boulder and want to increase the overall effectiveness of our local Boulder government, please help us fund the Code for America Fellowship in Boulder. If you’d like to contribute, either email me or donate online at the Code for America site. Part of Code for America’s approach is that the city funds half and the community funds half, hence our call for action to support our half of the funding for the program.

10 Highest Paying Internships In America In 2017

YoungUpstarts

Unlike previous years where most internships were never paid, today some of the top companies in America are paying their interns salaries close to that of full employees of second tier companies. It has one of the highest paying internships in America.

Startup America – Dead On Arrival

Steve Blank

Last week the White House announced Startup America , a public/private initiative to accelerate accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship in the U.S. Startup America is a mashup of very smart programs by very smart people but not a strategy.

I Love Living In America

Feld Thoughts

For all of its flaws, America is an amazing and resilient country and I’m proud to be an American. The post I Love Living In America appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I woke up to a flurry of grumpy stuff about our government intermixed with lots of posts wishing everyone a happy 4th of July.

Code for America Coming to San Antonio

SiliconHills

city governments chosen for the national Code for America program. Its status as a fellowship city was announced last week at the annual Code for America Summit. San Antonio 80/20 Foundation Code for America Lorenzo Gomez

Americas Cup: A Polymath event

deal architect

Oracle invited me and a few other analysts to Bermuda to witness a few of the races in the 35th America’s Cup. It is a vendor of many technologies to the US team and I was interested in all the. Industry Commentary Innovative Business Uses of Technology

America, where everybody has a chance to win

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

The new Miss America is a real stunner. Miss New York, now Miss America, is a Syracuse native and University of Michigan graduate, her name is Nina Davuluri. Born in America, an American citizen, and by all accounts an exemplary young person.

Calling All Entrepreneurs – Sign Up For Startup America And Help Us Win

Feld Thoughts

I’ve been a big supporter of the Startup America Partnership since its inception at the beginning of last year. I also gave my first Startup America webinar today to a bunch of entrepreneurs who are members of Startup America Partnership about fundraising. And there’s a lot more coming to entrepreneurs who are members of the Startup America Partnership. And help everyone in America win as we create more and more entrepreneurial companies together.

Janesville – A Story About the Rest of America

Steve Blank

I got to see the peak of America’s manufacturing prowess in the 1970s, when we actually made things – before we shipped the factories and jobs overseas. First , America was built on workers who believed that their hard work would allow their children to have opportunities to do better. I just read book – Janesville – that reminded me again of life outside the bubble.

Keys To Marketing In Latin America

YoungUpstarts

Image credit: Latin America map from Shutterstock. Not only is it important to understand all of this when looking to market in Latin America but it is also important to determine whether you will set up a physical presence or if you simply want to set up an e-commerce site.

Dear America: Woke as F**k now, eh? #DealWithIt

500 Hats

Well folks, if you weren’t paying attention before, I hope you are now. Continue reading on 500 Hats

Why Big Businesses May Be Behind America's Startup Slump

Inc Startups

There's a startup slump in America, and the nation's biggest companies may to be blame.

Startup America

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

On Monday , the White House announced Startup America. I have no involvement with Startup America, at least yet. " I live and work in startup america and I am glad the White House is paying attention to us now. On Monday , the White House announced Startup America. I have no involvement with Startup America, at least yet. The CTO of US, Aneesh Chopra, blogged about it on Techcrunch.    My friend Brad Feld was there and blogged about it.

Marc Andreessen: America Is Moving Too Slowly

Inc Startups

At the annual Code Conference, Marc Andreessen said that he thinks America needs to accelerate innovation in order to keep prospering. Innovate

Sorry, America: You're Not Overtaxed.

Inc Startups

Americans may feel like their taxes are too high, but compared to the rest of the world, they're far below average. Money

Are America's Most Visionary CEOs Monopolists?

Inc Startups

Are the most powerful technology CEOs in America today radical rethinkers, monopolists, or both

Meet North America's Billion-Dollar Green Energy Empire

Inc Startups

Invenergy is the largest independent renewable energy provider in North America. We took a look at their work on the ground. World's Coolest Offices

America’s Entrepreneurial Innovation Needs Help

Startup Professionals Musings

The $30 billion trade surplus in advanced technology products that America enjoyed just one decade ago has now become a $56 billion deficit. Nothhaft, in his new book “ Great Again: Revitalizing America's Entrepreneurial Leadership ” are already calling these last ten years the “Lost Decade.”

The 10 Most Endangered Jobs In America

Inc Startups

We knew it was happening: Automation is changing the way America works. Here are 10 jobs that could see big changes as a result

Made In America Is More Than Guts & Glory

Inc Startups

Learn from this Made in America, multi-generational family business about sustainability, freedom, and survival. Innovate

Essential Business Facts You Need To Know When Expanding Into America

YoungUpstarts

The facts below will not tell you everything you need to know about business in America. Therefore, if you’re thinking of ‘taking on America’, start by thinking smaller: take on a particular state first. Others America business growth overseas markets United States

Why More Black Voices Need to Be Heard in Corporate America

Inc Startups

America celebrates Black History Month by showcasing the achievements of African-Americans, many of them previously unknown.

VW Cheating - Corporate Criminal America

Chaganomics

It was inside the emissions control. A simple engine emissions control software that changed and deceived testing during emissions checks. Back on the open road emissions were blowing out at alarming levels. The bomb that sinks the VW tanker? Well, this is a software play. A cheating engine managment software piece was developed. It was created to dodge emissions and make the auto everything it was marketed to not be. This is a massive fraud / scandal.

What's Truly Great About America

Mark Birch

The latest incident was a quote that got posted earlier this morning: “What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.”. So what if America was the “first” to do that.

America: closed for business?

Reid Hoffman

In the Networked Age, openness drives prosperity. Innovation expert Alec Ross elaborates in his new book The Industries of the Future. Read my full review at LinkedIn. Links books

I Just Flew Virgin America's Economy Plus and Compared It to American Airlines' First Class (the Verdict Was Stunning)

Inc Startups

Virgin America is disappearing. Have its staff given up? Best-Kept Travel Secrets

Help Get MakerBots In Classrooms Across America

Feld Thoughts

The post Help Get MakerBots In Classrooms Across America appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Yesterday Amy and I contributed $10,000 to the MakerBot Academy campaign which is on a mission to put a MakerBot 3D printer in every school in the United States. We did it via a contribution on Donors Choose , one of our favorite non-profit contribution sites.

Time to Flip Power In America Upside Down

Feld Thoughts

The post Time to Flip Power In America Upside Down appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I’m totally sick and exhausted with our federal government.

Can Jack Ma Recreate Alibaba's Tech Triumphs In Middle America?

Inc Startups

"We are so influential in China--but nobody in America knows about us," the executive chairman and lead founder of Alibaba says. Technology

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Here's Why Football Might Be America's Next Political Litmus Test?

Inc Startups

In today's America, as goes Vermont so goes the other 49% of us is starting to sound a lot less crazy than it used to. Strategy

What the Made in America Movement Means for Marketers

Inc Startups

Branding a product as Made in America can certainly give your brand a boost - provided you do so with care and transparency. Marketing

2016 AP FCS All-America Team, List

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

The 2016 Associated Press FCS All-America team

Cards Against Humanity Sells 'America-Saving' Surprises That Hinder Trump's Border Wall

Inc Startups

A chance to save America, of course. What do you get the person who has everything?

Forbes Announces 2013 List Of Best Small Companies In America

YoungUpstarts

13, signalling the meteoric rise of craft beer in America in recent years. on the list of Forbes'' " The Best Small Companies in America "; Credit: Eric Millette for Forbes]. In the News America Forbes list small business The Best Small Companies in America United States

Startup America

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

On Monday the White House announced the Startup America Partnership. Startup America is a White House initiative to celebrate, inspire, and accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship throughout America. Startup America is the capstone of a sea change that has been taking place.