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Starting-Up In America

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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

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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.

Escape From Corporate America - Be An Entrepreneur

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Thus it’s clear to me that your journey from corporate America to being an entrepreneur does not begin with just an innovative idea, or an annoying dissatisfaction. corporate america disruptors entrepreneurs Kunal Mehta startups

Startup America

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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.

The 10 Most Endangered Jobs In America

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

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

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The Most Entrepreneurial Group in America Wasn't Born in America

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Immigrants now launch more than a quarter of U.S. businesses. All entrepreneurs should welcome reform that would make it easier for this class of strivers to stay--and succeed

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

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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.

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

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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.

America's Most Desired Chain Burger (Isn't From McDonald's)

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It's isn't from Wendy's either. Neither it nor McD's appears in the burger chain Top 10

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America's Coolest College Startups 2014

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For the sixth year running, Inc.''s s list spotlights the nation''s top startups taking campuses by storm. Not long ago, people would call college "kids" who start businesses quaint. Now they call them the boss.

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.

Section 18 of the America Invents Act

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Section 18 of last year's America Invents Act provides for a "post-grant review proceeding for review of the validity of covered business method patents." What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the America Invents Act and Patent Protection. Patent Reform: Celebrating the One Year Anniversary of the America Invents Act.

The Best Cities in America If You're Looking for a Job

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A few cities you might expect--and a few you wouldn't--are home to the most new jobs at the fastest-growing companies in America

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There's An Airline On The List Of America's Best Places To Work (Seriously)

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How is this possible

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How The Food Industry Will Play A Role In Solving America's Healthcare Crisis

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Food is a top cause of illness in America. Why it matters to solving one of America's biggest problems

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The 10 Richest Millennial Entrepreneurs in America

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With a cumulative net worth of $79 billion, these Millennial founders are seeing massive success

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America's Favorite Fast-Food Restaurant Is. Clue: Not McDonald's

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All of America's burger, pizza and chicken joints are improving. Apparently. But one stands out

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The Startup Hot Spots to Watch in America in 2017

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San Francisco and New York still might be the kings of venture capital, but startup activity is heating up in unexpected parts of the U.S.

Richard Branson Just Sent an Extraordinary Farewell Letter to Virgin America

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Instead of focusing on the negative, the Virgin founder used an open letter to praise his people--and look to the future

How Bank of America Merchant Services' CMO Fuels Innovation

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And how he uses the customer journey and data to execute

Virgin America Just Lost Its Soul. What This Means for Your Next Business Trip

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The acquisition of Virgin America by Alaska Airlines serves as a case study for how to acquire a brand with a very big personality

Help Get MakerBots In Classrooms Across America

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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.

7 Productivity Secrets of the Fastest-Growing Companies in America

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The most important rules to being productive, according to these busy entrepreneurs

These Are America's 50 Most Patriotic Brands

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New research suggests some surprises in what consumers believe is a patriotic brand

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How a Family-Owned Supermarket Chain Became One of the Best Places to Work in America

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Wegmans beat out everyone but Google to be named the second-best employer in the country

This Is America's Most Hated Company

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I have a feeling you might guess the industry. But the company

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The 8 Best Jobs In America Share This Skill

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They all earn an average of $100,000+/year because they all requi

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Happy Birthday United States of America

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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.

Why This Company Is Now America's Most Hated Retailer

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It's not who first comes to mind

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America's 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Led Companies

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Meet 50 unique founders who have taken their companies through remarkable growth spurts

The Most Innovative Cities in America

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Meet the 20 American cities that received the most patents in the last century. Plus, a look at the metro areas that dominate the most patent categories. Technological breakthroughs are contagious: They break out in specific areas, then spread.

Virgin America Nails Connected Travel

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I often fly Virgin America from SFO or LAX to BOS or NY. ” It’s actually kind of enjoyable to be spending the day on Virgin America flying across the country. Travel travel virgin america wifiI travel a lot. I’m not a particularly high maintenance traveller as I can sleep from wheels up to wheels down on most flights.

Time to Flip Power In America Upside Down

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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.

The Real History of America's Most Authentic Fake Brand

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A mogul from Texas is using the country's least aspirational city as the backdrop for his next global lifestyle company--a $225 million experiment in manufactured authenticity

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The 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in America

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Meet the private companies that are booking the biggest sales growth around

Refugee Camp Survivor Makes it Big in America

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The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us but those who win battles we know nothing about

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PR in the global economy: How media is different in Latin America vs. the US

The Next Web

Entrepreneur Latin America Social Media Conrad Egusa is the CEO of Publicize. He is happy to connect on LinkedIn here. Good PR strategy starts with good intelligence. You have to understand the value of the stories you want to tell.

America's Fastest-Growing Company Is in Your Mailbox Every Month

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Los Angeles-based Loot Crate tops the list by overcoming shipping strikes, product scarcity, and the uncertain subscription-box economy to succeed in the business of fandom

10 Most Admired CEOs in America

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

We asked CEOs running some of the fastest-growing companies in the country which entrepreneurs they most admired. Here are the 10 founders that topped the list

The Spirit of America

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On this great day when we celebrate America, our freedoms and our way of life, please enjoy (and add to!) And then they came home, put their heads down, and built a new America. my list of twenty of why this is the greatest country in the history of the world: #20. Hollywood. Disneyland. Broadway. Entertainment happens here. #19. Red Sox - Yankees, Celtics - Lakers, The Super Bowl, The Final Four. Sports are spectacle here. #18. Jesus. Moses. Mohammed. The Buddha.