Why are billionaire entrepreneurs spending their money purchasing newspapers and magazines that appear to be losing money? A mix of philanthropy, ego and ambition.
By Gretchen Frazee
President Donald Trump said Saturday the U.S. would contribute $50 million to a new World Bank fund conceived by his daughter that aims to help women entrepreneurs access capital and other support.
By Jill Colvin and Geir Moulson, Associated Press
Latin American and Caribbean nations continue to languish in a recession, and a recent report says policies that promote greater entrepreneurship could give economies a needed boost.
By Laura Santhanam
Business owners are replacing idealists in the pot-legalization movement as the nascent marijuana industry creates a broad base of new donors.
By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
In the 30 years since Steve Case co-founded AOL, the global tech landscape has seen immense growth and change. What new developments wait in the near future, and what does the rapidly expanding online world mean for human life? Case…
Middlebury College, a liberal arts school in northern Vermont with just 2,500 students, has become an unlikely hothouse for cultivating entrepreneurs. Does using college to start a business help support the larger liberal arts mission? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
Raising a large pool of money from many small contributions online, known as crowdfunding, was supposed to be an option for startup business to raise money when President Obama signed the 2012 JOBS Act into law. But today, that method…
By Vivek Wadhwa
Older companies stuck in their ways may be a drag on the economy, but older people are an asset to innovation, says entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa.
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