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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....

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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U.S. sends support to Philippines after volcano eruption

USAID has snapped into action to support the Philippines in the wake of the eruption of a volcano that's displaced more than 100,000 people.

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...
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Study warns against Chinese ‘Belt and Road’ investment

The risks and costs associated with Chinese infrastructure projects are greater than they first appear, a new report says.

How will we feed 9 billion people in 2050?

The world population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Simple, smart investments in agricultural production can ensure food security for all of them.
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...
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Advice for businesswomen: the good and the bad

An estimated 126 million women started or were running a new business in 2012, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report (GEM). Have your...