Illustration of investor with angel wings shaking hands with innovator (State Dept./Doug Thomspon/Shutterstock)

Angel investors help bring tech ideas to life

Even the best ideas for innovative tech startups need money to get off the drawing board. Often angel investors are the answer.
Illustration of watch, phone, shoe, iPod (D. Woolverton/State Dept.)

The price of that music is higher than you think

Everyone likes a bargain. But buying pirated or counterfeit goods can support organized crime. See what the Trump administration is doing about it.
Ivanka Trump (© AP Images)

November summit in India to focus on emerging women entrepreneurs

The 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India, with Ivanka Trump leading the U.S. delegation, will focus on women entrepreneurs.
Woman leaning over table flanked by two people (D.A. Peterson/Dept. of State)

Enterprising African businesswomen make their mark

From designing gowns and luxury handbags to producing healthier rice and making adorable dolls, enterprising African women help communities prosper.
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Meet the woman behind this spaceship

The American-made Dream Chaser spaceship will one day take astronauts and supplies into space. The woman leading that effort came to the U.S. from Turkey.
SelectUSA video opener with Ying McGuire and word 'Opportunity' (State Dept.)video

SelectUSA summit opens doors for international investors [video]

The SelectUSA summit helps international investors and entrepreneurs find opportunities to open new enterprises and expand existing operations in the U.S.
Ying McGuire (Courtesy of Ying McGuire)

From China to Texas: An executive’s success story

Ying McGuire immigrated to the United States from China to earn a master’s degree and now is vice president of a global technology-solutions company.
Two men looking at computer screen (State Dept.)video

Here’s how America protects innovators [video]

American prosperity is built on innovation, and protecting the rights of inventors and creators to profit from their work is a priority.
Child climbing a designed wall (ClimbZone)

New Zealand company scales heights in U.S.

SelectUSA helped ClimbZone, a New Zealand–based manufacturer of climbing walls, open its franchise business in the U.S.