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Thinking of creating your own business? Download this handbook.

Being a successful entrepreneur takes knowledge, skills, business planning resources and mentoring relationships. This handbook can help.

Nairobi to host entrepreneurship summit — a first for sub-Saharan Africa

On Monday, March 30, White House officials announced that Nairobi, Kenya, will host the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit. This will be the first summit held...

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit needs you

Attention, entrepreneurs and investors! Applications for the July 25–26 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya are due May 18. Read on to find out more.

Starting a business is all about making connections

Networking, or leveraging your professional and personal connections, can help you launch and grow a business, says Ivan Misner of BNI.
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America’s most successful entrepreneurs aren’t all from America

Googol. It means the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. It  also inspired the name of a certain search engine you may know: Google....
Steve Jobs' speech at Stanford University's graduation ceremony in 2005 continues to motivate entrepreneurs around the world.video

‘Getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have...

Steve Jobs' speech at Stanford University's graduation ceremony in 2005 continues to motivate entrepreneurs around the world.

Want to succeed? It’s all about the way you think.

Colleges across the U.S. teach an entrepreneurial mindset, which helps not just business-minded students, but those in every field of study.

This 13-year-old used Legos to help the blind — and got...

Shubham Banerjee didn’t know what Braille was until 2013, when his family received a flyer requesting donations to aid the blind. When the 13-year-old...
Steve Wozniak provides business insights (AP Images)

“Don’t worry so much about getting your car scratched” and other...

When the world knows you as The Woz, you appeared on television's "Dancing With the Stars" and — oh yeah— co-founded a little startup called Apple...