The Key to a Stunning Medical Breakthrough? Your Poop

OpenBiome is spearheading a new way to treat C. difficile, a potentially deadly bacterial infection. The key to their revolutionary medical solution? Poop.

The Key to a Stunning Medical Breakthrough? Your Poop

Doing good | True innovation

The Secret to Economic Growth? 8 Unique Takes

We've compiled a list of quotes from entrepreneurs and business thinkers offering their own opinions on what can be done to grow the economy.

The Secret to Economic Growth? 8 Unique Takes

Smart government

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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10 of the Craziest State Laws Still on the Books

We set out to identify some of the absurd laws and regulations that are still on the books in states around the country. Here are 10 of them.

10 of the Craziest State Laws Still on the Books

Smart government

Why You Should Move to Sioux Falls

Home to just shy of 165,000 people, Sioux Falls ranked as one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. over the past decade and the fastest in its home state.

Why You Should Move to Sioux Falls

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

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

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