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Forbes "Under 30 Summit" Circles in on the Now and Next Game Changers, Billionaires, and Entrepreneurs

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 10.23.2014 | Business
Sugar Rautbord

The Forbes "Under 30 Summit" in Philidelphia ended Wednesday, having brought together the now and present future. Malala Yousafzai, now 17, who re...

How Philadelphia Is Bringing Together the Country's Top Millennials

Jamira Burley | Posted 10.20.2014 | College
Jamira Burley

The new school has arrived, ushering in more than 80 million classmates, better known as the millennial generation. This Internet savvy, socially cons...

5 Midwest Cities on the Entrepreneurial Rise

Matt Hunckler | Posted 10.01.2014 | Small Business
Matt Hunckler

Think Silicon Valley is the only place to launch a successful tech startup? Maybe you haven't visited some of the growing cities in the so-called ...

America's Top Young Adult Workforces: A Rust Belt Rebirth?

Richey Piiparinen | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Richey Piiparinen

I know, people tend to take the current state of a region and erroneously think it's been that way forever, or that it will stay that way forever. But the vitality of urban areas are fluid -- prone to decline and rebirth, just like everything else.

America's Top Young Entrepreneurs Head to New York City for Empact Summit!

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Once a year, Empact brings America's top young entrepreneurs together to share their ideas and form new relationships during the Empact Summit. I recently caught up with Sheena LIndahl and asked her to tell me more about the Empact 100 Showcase and the value of entrepreneurship.

Change and Growth Despite Washington

Rob Taub | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rob Taub

I find it distressing that President Obama and other proponents of big government continue to preach its virtues as the country faces ongoing politica...

What Happens When You Infuse Philanthropy With Tech Entrepreneurial Spirit?

Rachael Chong | Posted 03.14.2014 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Steve and Jean Case are finding success with their foundation by doing things a little differently. They are bringing the same sensibility they brought to creating AOL to their current investments in people and ideas that can change the world

WATCH: Former AOL CEO, Wife Redefine Success

Posted 06.28.2013 | Impact

Thought-leaders gathering in Aspen this week have turned the conversation to the Third Metric -- how success is not simply about the cash in your pock...

How the Technology Sector Will Help Achieve Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 05.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Jason A. Llorenz

The tech sector's recent calls for comprehensive immigration reform could mean the difference in the long fight to bring undocumented immigrants out of the shadows, and create a path to citizenship.

Need to Start the Small Business Engines

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 06.27.2013 | Small Business
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

"Struggle" seems to be the operative word for the condition of small business today. Is there anything that can be done to help them in that struggle?

Giving Tuesday Spurred 113% Spike In Number Of Donations

Posted 11.30.2012 | Impact

Giving Tuesday has sure lived up to its name. The initiative, which urged charities, businesses, schools and religious and community groups to give...

Immigration, Science and Technology

James M. Gentile | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business
James M. Gentile

The loss of highly skilled immigrants is a serious threat to our global economic leadership -- and the jobs that flow from it -- and eliminating government obstacles in the way of that talent should be a top priority.

The Kind of Innovation America Needs

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology
Jason A. Llorenz

We must grow and mentor cutting edge entrants to tech if we are to forge a new middle class in a new economy with very different rules.

Harnessing Serendipity for Profit and Fun

Lou Mintzer | Posted 09.19.2012 | Business
Lou Mintzer

Get out into the real world. Go to places where the smart people in your industry hang out. Bring your product or pitch to the table and share it with everybody you meet. Seek out relationships with professional contacts that you admire. Take a deep breath and get up on stage.

Buffett, Gates Get 12 More Billionaires To Donate Over Half Of Fortunes

Posted 04.21.2012 | Impact

There are now 81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity, thanks to 12 new families and individuals who have signe...

Want To Pitch Your Idea To Diddy?

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.10.2012 | Small Business

Ever dream of getting your million-dollar idea in front of some of the biggest names in business? Dream no more. The Network for Teaching Entrepreneur...

After JOBS Act, Steve Case Turns To Immigration

Reuters | Sarah McBride | Posted 04.05.2012 | Small Business

* Immigration key to creating U.S. jobs, Case believes * Action by Congress this year is possible -Case * Case rules out run for political offic...

Where's The Money? 'Forbes' List Names Local Billionaires

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The nation's capital has just one billionaire, according to Forbes' new list of the richest people in the world. (Cue evil laughing.) D....

Why Entrepreneurs And Obama Should Care About Capital Gains Taxes

John Backus | Posted 12.20.2011 | Small Business
John Backus

So how do you take a good idea -- zero percent capital gains for startups -- and make it a big idea, an idea that could turbocharge innovation, company formation, and job creation in our economy right now?

Six Ways to Build a Business: Go Big or Go Home and Do It

John Backus | Posted 12.13.2011 | Small Business
John Backus

Piggyback on a business that has created a platform upon which you can build your business.

Startup America Is Moving 'Too Slowly'

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2011 | Small Business

(By Deborah L. Cohen) - Last winter, President Barack Obama, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and a small posse of White House officials made a big...

Teen Entrepreneurs Show Us the Future of Business

Jack E. Kosakowski | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business
Jack E. Kosakowski

The traditional classroom model doesn't work for every student -- but there are programs we can implement during classroom time to link learning to the real world -- and strengthen our future workforce and create jobs in the process.

Obama's Council On Jobs Heads To Silicon Valley For Job-Creation Ideas

Posted 10.02.2011 | Business

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Members of a presidential task force are scheduled to convene in Palo Alto to solicit ideas from Silicon Valley businesses o...

Time to End Hyper-Partisanship

Dan Glickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Glickman

If the election demonstrates anything, it is that the public is weary of excessive gamesmanship and is demanding that American politics become more realistic and responsive. And we have all grown more cynical about where any of this can happen.

A Day of Disruption, Minus the Disruption at the Wired Business Conference

Courtney Boyd Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Courtney Boyd Myers

We've come to yet another crossroads where we have to ask, technology is awesome and we invented it, but what can it do for us? And more importantly, how can it make us better human beings?