President Obama, three entrepreneurs and Mark Zuckerberg sitting on stage (Flickr/GES)

Young Rwandan innovator meets Obama

Jean Bosco Nzeyimana was only 19 when he began using biomass and waste to develop eco-friendly fuels. His innovation led to a meeting with President Obama.

A perfect time for young entrepreneurs

This article is part of Entrepreneurs: The Next Generation, a ShareAmerica series written in simplified English and designed to help you develop your business vocabulary....
Rocket ship taking off (© SpaceX)

3, 2, 1: Bangladesh is taking off

The launch of Bangladesh's first communications satellite is helping the South Asian country reach new heights of prosperity.
Woman with artificial leg exercising (© Sebastián Rodriguez)

Cancer survivor finds a business in improving others’ lives

Even before Kathy Pico knew she could survive her cancer, she decided to build a business that would help others. The U.S. helped her build it.
Two women standing on dirt path and looking at tablet (Fundación Capital)

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.
Illustrations of items related to North American trade (State Dept.)

New pact will spur North American economic growth

The U.S. will soon implement a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada that will expand markets and increase jobs across North America.
Mike Pompeo speaking at lectern with GES logo in background © Phil Nijhuis/AP Images)

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.
Woman harvesting corn (Ana Christina Chaclán/Buena Milpa Project)

How the U.S. increases food security by helping female farmers

A U.S. government initiative continues to help countries increase agricultural production and nutrition, one community at a time.
Map of world showing where previous Global Entrepreneurship Summits have been held (Courtesy of GES 2016)

Startups descend on Silicon Valley for global summit

Hundreds of entrepreneurs from 170 countries are taking part in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Palo Alto, California, June 22–24.