Running America

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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.

Book: Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History

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Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History was awesome. America is remarkably dynamic. The post Book: Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Books america book Politics religion

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.

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.

Startup Day Across America on August 29

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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.

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

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.

Americas Cup: A Polymath event

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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

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

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.

I Love Living In America

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Forbes Announces 2013 List Of Best Small Companies In America

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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

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.”

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.

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.

Code for America Coming to San Antonio

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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

The 5 Best States In America For New Business

YoungUpstarts

Thinking Aloud America business business incorporation Lewis Robinson United States by Lewis Robinson. Looking to start a business? Prospective business owners must make a myriad of choices before even opening up shop. One of the most important is where to locate the business.

[Infographic] Economy And Education: How America Is Falling Behind

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This infographic from DegreeMatch.org shows us some of the numbers behind America’s stagnant or declining education statistics and how that is likely to adversely impact its current position as the world’s biggest, strongest economy: [ Infographic credit: DegreeMatch.org ].

[New York] [Event] America Means Business

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Here’s a new New York-based entrepreneurship event to rival New York Entrepreneurship Week – America Means Business is a three day event, held on June 13-15, that will see various activities relating to entrepreneurship take place in New York.

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

Is North America Still a Startup Heaven?

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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.

The Community Comeback: 14 Ways Local Leaders Are Reshaping America

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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.

5 Tips On Becoming An Entrepreneur After Corporate America

YoungUpstarts

There are plenty of reasons why more people don’t take the plunge from Corporate America to entrepreneurship. by Sally Poblete, CEO of Wellthie. It’s hard to leave the security and a paycheck from a regular job and the risk of failure is great.

Monday Morning in America

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That has to be one of the best Super Bowls I have watched. I was neutral so could watch the game dispassionately. The game was close all the way – a couple of caught or dropped balls made the difference. Industry Commentary

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.

The 4 Best Cities In America For Startups

YoungUpstarts

Today, institutions like the Launch Pad University and Americas Venture Capital Conference mean that a city is a hot place for startups to get financed. So, you’ve got the bug to work for yourself? There is no doubt about it, the appeal of startup culture is inarguable.

Why I’m Grateful For America The Great

YoungUpstarts

by Todd Patkin, author of “ Finding Happiness “ America’s “birthday,” July Fourth, is coming up soon. In honor of July Fourth, I have written down seven reasons why I’m grateful to live in the United States of America. So, Happy Birthday, America!

[Infographic] Why America Needs Tax Professionals

YoungUpstarts

Love them or hate them, we just can’t do without them.

America’s Farmstand, The Online Farmer’s Market

YoungUpstarts

That’s where America’s Farmstand comes in. And that’s how America’s Farmstand came about. According to Greenfield, America’s Farmstand is big on responsible farming and growing practices that ultimately leads to a supply of healthy, nutritious food.

The Best Cities In America For Startups

YoungUpstarts

While there are some cities in America which are well-known for startups, some of them won’t be the best for everyone. So you want to start a business.

Pitching America’s mayors

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They are also preparing to do a pilot test with the United States Postal Service, the largest fleet in America.

Reflections of America this July 4th

Both Sides of the Table

July 4th is a special date in America. America is a place that has always welcomed the best from around the world. I invested in a company whose goal is to bring low-cost computing to inner-city schools in America. But in America nobody ever asked me where my dad came from.

How Intrapreneurs Are The New Leaders In Corporate America

YoungUpstarts

What do young people value most in the workplace? A 2015 study by Ernst & Young showed that millennial workers value time freedom, personal development and the opportunity to make a difference all above even a higher salary.

Standardized People Won’t Win America’s Future

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Thinking Aloud America early education education No Child Left Behind Act United States workforceby Peter Weddle, author of “ A Multitude of Hope: A Novel About Rediscovering the American Dream “ Since former President George W.

White House Launches Startup America

Up and Running

I had something else planned for this blog today, but the White House Startup America Partnership makes anything else trivial. OK, yes, it’s government, federal government no less, and it’s political by definition. I was raised to question authority and mistrust the official story.

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.

From the Vault: America’s Founding Entrepreneurs

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As this is a holiday weekend (and the entire team is trying to get in a little recreation), we thought we’d repurpose this and see if it still has legs… On this Independence Day I have been thinking about the summer of ’76 and America’s Founding Fathers. inspiration Small business 4th of july America entrepreneur entrepreneurship independence day leadership patriotism start-up startup startups Strategy

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

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Pete Buttigieg’s Outlook for America.