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These business pros are rooting for you [video]

Where do you go to get business advice? These Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship have a few words of wisdom for you.
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Here’s how U.S. companies help women worldwide

Major U.S. corporations are steering their charity to women's economic empowerment, from factory workers to women-owned businesses.

Work together, make more money. Join a cooperative!

Two heads are better than one, especially in business. By pooling resources, entrepreneurship cooperatives enhance communities and promote job creation.
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A ‘thinking tractor’ and other smart farm gadgets

To feed the world's growing population, American farmers can look to smart technology using artificial intelligence and robotics to help boost crop yields.
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U.S. and Israeli companies join to build a better bike

An innovative binational foundation offers grants for joint research-and-development projects combining companies in the U.S. and Israel.
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Want to be part of the next class of young African...

Have you heard about the Mandela Washington Fellows? They’re a vibrant group of young entrepreneurs, activists and public officials from across sub-Saharan Africa selected...

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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April 4: GIST TechConnect – Building and supporting your startup community...

On April 4, join a webchat with experts on best practices for building a community that supports entrepreneurs, ventures and the startup community.
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Oregon company gives creative outlet to East African artisans

Swahili African Modern, a U.S. business that sells handmade African home décor, is on a mission to find more suppliers in Africa. A U.S. program is helping.