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Women entrepreneurs in spotlight at summit in India

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit kicked off in Hyderabad with India's prime minister and Ivanka Trump both emphasizing the importance of empowering women.
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Bringing an idea to market? The business climate matters.

Today's economies are fueled by intellectual property, so laws protecting innovators' rights are essential. Learn how the U.S. helps innovators thrive.
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From hip-hop hats to startup traps [video]

What does it take to succeed in business? Daymond John, the co-founder of the clothing company FUBU and Shark Tank investor, shares some tips.
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From pumpkins to profits  —  a Ugandan success story

Since getting a solar dryer using a U.S. grant, Fatuma Namatosi has produced 1.5 million kilograms of pumpkin products and taught farmers to grow pumpkins.
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Entrepreneur sees benefits in being an Austrian Muslim

For this immigrant entrepreneur, success is built on her Muslim faith, civic commitment and the U.S. State Department-sponsored leadership training.
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These firms go round in circles. That’s a good thing.

The circular economy is a way to use and give back to the environment at the same time — and stop global warming.
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Meet a woman scientist helping the environment

The November 28–30 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India will shine a spotlight on women entrepreneurs like Sasha Kramer who are changing lives.

How can a business regroup when its original idea doesn’t fly?

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India’s ‘River from the Sky’ fills village reservoirs

An Indian entrepreneur designs a rainwater collection system that provides clean drinking water for thousands of residents of villages in Rajasthan.