Startup

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Entrepreneurship in the U.S.

In an average month in the U.S., 320 out of every 100,000 adults become new entrepreneurs, data shows. Meet a few to see how they did it.
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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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United States is a leader in global innovation

The 2019 Global Innovation Index ranks economies around the world based on their innovative output. Innovation is key to succeeding in business.
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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.
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400 years of American-Dutch economic ties

The Dutch and Americans have enjoyed a 400-year trade relationship. Their countries will co-host the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit June 3-5.
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New York Stock Exchange welcomes Africa’s first ‘unicorn’

Jumia, the "Alibaba of Africa," draws eyes toward Africa as the first publicly traded tech startup from the continent on the NYSE
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Technology links U.S. and South African businesses

The IBM Innovation Hub in Johannesburg serves as an example of the growing ties between the United States and South Africa.
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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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How drones are making history and saving lives

Millions of people around the world lack adequate access to essential medical products. Companies in the U.S. and other places are working to change that.