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Do you have what it takes to start a business?

Startup Camp Rijeka helped 26-year-old Ivan Jelusic of Croatia to start a business that sells its products in 15 countries.
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How to make sure your startup idea fits the market

Figuring out if your product or service satisfies a need in the market is the first step to building a successful venture. Here are four tips.
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A designer rocks the fashion world while fighting malaria

Ghanaian Papa Oppong is not only breaking into the fashion world, he is fighting malaria by designing children's wear with a fabric that repels mosquitoes.
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From Silicon Valley to the American heartland

American entrepreneurs are on the move. And they are landing in the Midwest in cities like Indianapolis, St. Louis and Omaha.
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Creating new startups with the help of an app

A USAID-funded program teaches finance to families in Latin America with tablet computers. Some of them start businesses and succeed.
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Could your business benefit your community? Find out November 13

You have a great idea for a business and would like to move forward with it. Before you do, have you thought about whether...
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GIST March 14 webchat: Advice for startups in developing markets

On March 14, talk with Habib Haddad, managing director for the MIT Media Lab's E14 fund, and Elmira Bayrasli, co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted.

Have a vision to improve the world? This competition can make...

The annual GIST competition invites young innovators to submit their ideas on tools and technologies that can improve our world and environment.
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Coding a new future in Buenos Aires

María Celeste Medina has started her own software business and is building something else: a new generation of tech talent in Argentina.