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

Central America and Caribbean Economic Outlook Worsens

Chaganomics

REAL SECTOR | Growth momentum stays solid in most countries, although Puerto Rico distorts the regional picture Preliminary estimates suggest the economy of Central America and the Caribbean remained largely in good shape at the outset of the year, with growth expected to have reached 2.1%

Escape From Corporate America - Be An Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

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

How Can Working In America Benefit Your Business?

YoungUpstarts

Pre-existing businesses and start-ups alike will benefit greatly by taking advantage of the resources available in America, ensuring that their company expansion was the right decision to make. Others America business expansion business growth United States US market

The Middle Class Cannot Afford America Anymore

Inc Startups

This week, journalist and author Alissa Quart talks about how the middle class in America is disappearing. Uncensored

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

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.

Is North America Still a Startup Heaven?

The Startup Magazine

North America is not just about Silicon Valley. As a second largest global talent and innovation tech cluster in North America, it is among 20 most powerful startup centres and a home to numerous famous companies like Shopify, FreshBooks, Wattpad, AskforTask, etc.

Virgin America Nails Connected Travel

Feld Thoughts

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

How Immigrants Are Fueling America's Startup Economy

Inc Startups

As interest in entrepreneurship flags with Millennials, startup rates continue to climb among immigrants. So why are we making it harder for them to stay? Entrepreneurship Index

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Book #16: Still Hungry in America

Jeff Hilimire

Each book is ranked on a 5-star scale (5 is best). ** Still Hungry in America. ” Amazon’s description: Originally published in 1969, the documentary evidence of poverty and malnutrition in the American South showcased in Still Hungry in America still resonates today. Senate Subcommittee on Employment, Manpower, and Poverty hearings on hunger in America. The post Book #16: Still Hungry in America appeared first on Begin the Begin.

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.

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

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

Are America's Most Visionary CEOs Monopolists?

Inc Startups

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

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

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

The Community Comeback: 14 Ways Local Leaders Are Reshaping America

YoungUpstarts

by Quint Studer, author of “ Building A Vibrant Community: How Citizen-Powered Change Is Reshaping AmericaAmerica’s small towns are doing really big things. Now we are on track to become America’s first Early Learning City.

The Greatest Strength of America is Immigration and Integration

Both Sides of the Table

After months of enduring the utter nonsense of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz talking about how America has lost its way I can’t recommend City of Gold highly enough as an antidote. America is us.

Code for America Hosts CodeAcross in San Antonio

SiliconHills

Together, they seek to tackle issues around transparency, information about school closures, creating customer service portals, discovering […] The post Code for America Hosts CodeAcross in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio City of San Antonio Code for America CodeAcross Rackspace By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Think of this group as super heroes for the city of San Antonio.

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

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.

America's Favorite Brands Include Google and Pillsbury

Inc Startups

Amazon and Hershey's also made the list. Branding

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

Blue. In a Red State. Pete Buttigieg’s Outlook for America.

Both Sides of the Table

Pete Buttigieg’s Outlook for America.