This snail farmer had to learn to crawl before her business...

While a college student in Fés, Morocco, Ola Barramou took a trip with a nongovernmental group to an impoverished village, where she and the others...

A taste for blogging

What started out as a hobby quickly turned into an entrepreneurial endeavor when this businesswoman realized the demand for authentic Pakistani cuisine.
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Connecting Indonesian vanilla farmers to the U.S. market

Learn how a U.S.-backed program has helped more than 5,000 Indonesian small farmers sell vanilla and other spices to major businesses worldwide.
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Pompeo praises risk-takers and visionaries

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo joins business and political leaders at the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in The Hague.
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Goals of the Peace to Prosperity plan [infographic]

The U.S. recently unveiled a Peace to Prosperity plan. In one graphic, learn how that plan will help the Palestinian people and the Middle East.

Silicon Valley to host the world’s entrepreneurs [video]

President Obama announced that next year the Global Entrepreneurship Summit will be held in the United States' "birthplace of innovation."
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Discover the science behind successful startups

Join an April 12 interactive webchat as Chuck Eesley shares his data on what every business needs to succeed.
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The entrepreneurial spirit picks up steam in Mexico

A growing number of Mexican entrepreneurs are bringing new services and products to market. Private and public programs help them gain knowledge.
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This Asian-American tech entrepreneur tried harder

Asian-American entrepreneur David Lam quit academia and found success in Silicon Valley, where the culture tolerates failure and rewards good ideas. Trying harder helps too.