Jet Blue CEO Robin Hayes Talks Culture, Customer Service, & the Competition

At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Aviation Summit in Washington, D.C., Jet Blue CEO Robin Hayes sat down for an interview with Free Enterprise.

Jet Blue CEO Robin Hayes Talks Culture, Customer Service, & the Competition

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May the Fourth Be With You

For millions of people around the world, May 4 is among the most important days of the year. The reason? It marks Star Wars Day, dedicated to honoring what is arguably the most popular and successful film franchise of all time.

May the Fourth Be With You

Creating opportunity

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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6 Must-Have Tools to Save You Time

Since there’s no chance that our planet’s orbit will change, small business owners need to work smarter, not harder. Here are 6 tools to help do that.

6 Must-Have Tools to Save You Time

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The People Have Chosen: PopUpsters

—This story originally appeared in Challenge Cup News at the 1776 site— Pop-up shops have been taking their businesses outside the four walls of a store, moving into temporary spaces and “popping up” all over communities. As the pop-up industry grew, though, the small businesses didn’t know how to access the resources they needed to sustain their non-traditional approach to shops. That is, until PopUpsters came along. Aaron Lander knew this was a problem pop-ups faced and knew that he could do something about it. He linked up with Jim Burke and Brina Bujkovsky, who were also interested in providing a solution for local pop-ups in their community. Together, the three founded PopUpsters, a startup that connects pop-ups to essential resources and venues. PopUpsters won the People’s Choice Award, including a chance to compete at Challenge Festival next month. Ahead of the event, Lander told 1776 about how PopUpsters is […]

The People Have Chosen: PopUpsters

Challenge Cup

The Survival Strategy of One of the Oldest U.S. Summer Camps

Founded in 1908, Camp Pemigewassett, which bills itself as the oldest camp in the U.S., is still operated and owned by the families that founded it.

The Survival Strategy of One of the Oldest U.S. Summer Camps

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Exclusive Q&A With Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides

Watch Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides answer questions in this video interview we shot at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Aviation Summit.

Exclusive Q&A With Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides

True innovation

A Crowdfunding Platform—9 Years Before Kickstarter

The idea that a group of people could come together to finance a project was actually the basis of DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit that launched nearly a decade before Kickstarter.

A Crowdfunding Platform—9 Years Before Kickstarter

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Energy Sector Powers Southwest Louisiana

Tucked away in Southwest Louisiana, Lake Charles is the next stop in our #SiliconCitiesUSA series.

Energy Sector Powers Southwest Louisiana

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