Q&A With 1776 Co-Founder Donna Harris

We sat down for an interview with Donna Harris, the co-founder and co-CEO of 1776, the Washington, D.C.-based global incubator and seed fund.

Q&A With 1776 Co-Founder Donna Harris

Challenge Cup | Creating opportunity

How a Startup is Fixing Chemotherapy

Boston is undoubtedly a medical city—it boasts top-notch hospitals, medical schools and a growing number of life science-related startup hubs. That probably explains why Challenge Cup’s health lineup represented the largest number of medical devices being released into the market, as well as solutions to treat medical ailments, since the Toronto leg of the competition. Oncolinx is looking to give cancer patients a much better form of chemotherapy. This startup is developing chemo that goes right to cancerous cells, rather than attacking healthy cells, which causes the nasty side effects associated with chemo. Cofounder Sourav Sinha said during the competition that it’s “night and day” between the chemo currently being given to patients now and what his company is working to bring to the market. Oncolinx’s solution will treat 18 kinds of cancer. At this point the startup is working with major pharmaceutical companies and has licensed the intellectual property […]

How a Startup is Fixing Chemotherapy

Challenge Cup

1776 Challenge Cup is a global startup competition taking place in 16 cities across 11 countries to identify the most promising startups solving the biggest challenges in four categories – education, energy, health and cities.

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Oklahoma City Incubator Leaves Its Mark on Local Entrepreneurs

At Moore Norman Technology Center's Business Development Center (BDC), motivated entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to transform their startup ideas into thriving, profitable businesses.

Oklahoma City Incubator Leaves Its Mark on Local Entrepreneurs

Creating opportunity

A New Leash on Life for Greensboro’s Developmentally Disabled Adults

Founded in 2011 and now a thriving nonprofit, arcBARKS provides vocational training to developmentally disabled adults in Greensboro, North Carolina.

A New Leash on Life for Greensboro’s Developmentally Disabled Adults

Creating opportunity | Doing good

Oregon Homebuilder Helps Low-Income Families Attain the American Dream

Founded in 1998 by Oregon homebuilder Hayden Homes, First Story has donated more than $760,000 to local charities and given 53 families the gift of equity.

Oregon Homebuilder Helps Low-Income Families Attain the American Dream

Doing good

In Praise of Pig: Creator of Jobs, Source of Culinary Joy

In the pecking order of mealtime proteins, the pig reigns supreme. It's also been celebrated on March 1st since 1972, when National Pig Day was first commemorated.

In Praise of Pig: Creator of Jobs, Source of Culinary Joy

America at work | Creating opportunity

How Well Do You Know Business Celebrities? (QUIZ)

Think you're familiar with business celebrities like Richard Branson, Marissa Mayer, and Mark Cuban? Then take our quiz to see if you can correctly guess which famous business celebrity said each of these 12 quotes.

How Well Do You Know Business Celebrities? (QUIZ)

America at work | Creating opportunity | Smart government

9 Businesses Behind the Academy Awards

We created a list highlighting nine companies that make sure the Academy Awards go on as planned, as well as a handful of interesting facts about each of them.

9 Businesses Behind the Academy Awards

America at work