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This startup helps the environment … and its workers

An innovative Panamanian startup supports women in business, provides jobs for paroled prisoners and helps to recycle organic waste.
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How one community in South Africa gets jobs and electricity [video]

Every community needs jobs and electricity. One company in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, supplies both.
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Ask an entrepreneur: How to grow your business

If you started a business, you know that developing your business idea and raising capital is just the start. When is it time to find...
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Latin American–U.S. startups competed for cash prizes

Entrepreneurs from Latin America and the U.S. teamed up to compete for $100,000 worth of cash prizes from La Idea for the best corporate "pitches."
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Surinamese youth win with robotics

A group in Suriname trains teenagers to compete in robotics at the international level, hoping to spur the next generation of innovators.

A road to the future is paved with solar panels

Entrepreneurs Scott and Julie Brusaw use crowdfunding to bring a powerful idea to the world.
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Foreign direct investment in the U.S. is a win-win [video]

Investing in the U.S. gives companies access to the world's biggest economy and delivers jobs for local communities. Learn one Japanese company's story.
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5 tips for starting a business

When you're developing a new project or venture, it's important to consider a range of things, from timing to planning to hiring.
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The 7 most tech-savvy countries in the world

Seven countries are getting the biggest bang for their buck in economic and digital innovation, according to a new survey.