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Welfare Makes America More Entrepreneurial

In 1988, Ronald Reagan traveled to the Soviet Union and gave a speech at Moscow State University, making the case for capitalism. America’s secret, he argued, was its entrepreneurs, whose “courage to take risks” was responsible “for almost all the economic growth in the United States” and much of its technological edge. This risk-taking was

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The New Recipe for Women Entrepreneurs to Find Success

Alicia Glen, New York’s Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, may have found the city’s special sauce: women entrepreneurs. In unveiling Women Entrepreneurs NYC (WE NYC), a new initiative to increase the number of female entrepreneurs from underserved communities, Glen invoked the case of a would-be mole seller in the Bronx: a woman who has mastered,

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Will crowdfunding level the gender gap in entrepreneurship?

Women own more than one quarter of U.S. small businesses. In recent years, women have started new businesses at about twice the rate of men, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. And yet, women receive less than 5 percent of dollars doled out in traditional small business loans, according to The Washington Post.

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Diversity In Entrepreneurship: The Emerging Face Of Tech

As Silicon Valley continues to complain about a talent shortage, organizations are working hard to attract diverse talent. Laura Wiedman Powers, CEO of CODE 2040, and Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., president and CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund, actively search for talent in underrepresented populations. As firm believers that diversity is not a luxury but

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6 Tricks to Optimize Your Site for Search Engines and Real People

In the early days of SEO, “on-page SEO” was synonymous with keyword stuffing, hidden text, and robotic sounding copy. But like everything else in the SEO world, on-page SEO has undergone a renaissance. Today, the goal of on-page SEO is three-fold: 1. Strategically embed keywords into your pages so Google can easily understand the topic

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6 Steps to a Successful Product Launch

A successful launch begins with great timing. You might feel a sense of urgency to introduce your service, but rushing could spell disaster. When necessary, temporarily postponing your launch can mean the difference between failure and glowing reviews. Many entrepreneurs launch their products too early to appease stringent timelines, beat out a competitor or coordinate

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