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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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The Critical Thing Small Businesses Must Do to Grow

Given today’s increasingly globalized economic landscape, U.S. small businesses that disregard the importance of international trade and limit themselves to the domestic market will do so at their own peril.

The Critical Thing Small Businesses Must Do to Grow

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California Company’s Technology Reverses Blindness

Based on decades of pioneering research, Argus II represents a stunning breakthrough in the long-sought goal of helping the blind to partially regain their ability to see.

California Company’s Technology Reverses Blindness

Doing good | True innovation

A Startup Providing Healthcare to Pakistan’s Poor

—This story originally appeared in Challenge Cup News on the 1776 site— Where there’s a need, there’s opportunity for innovation—and that’s exactly what HealthOne is doing in Pakistan. According to Cofounder Fahad Hasan, many low-income and impoverished people in the country don’t have access to healthcare. To solve the problem Hasan created HealthOne to connect those individuals with the medical resources they needed. The startup’s mission caught the attention of the judges at the Islamabad ChallengeX competition, and the company won the health category and a spot in this year’s Challenge Festival. Before coming to compete in Washington, D.C. next month, Hasan told 1776 about his startup and the unique challenges and milestones the HealthOne team had as they developed and expanded their company. What does HealthOne do? HealthOne provides high-quality and affordable healthcare to the poor with a special focus on those suffering from diabetes. We have established clinics […]

A Startup Providing Healthcare to Pakistan’s Poor

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Feeling Sad? Don’t Worry, Your Computer Knows

An MIT startup's machine learning technology can analyze and interpret your emotional response to a stimulus. In other words, computers now know how we feel.

Feeling Sad? Don’t Worry, Your Computer Knows

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The Tie Bar Looks to Innovate Men’s Fashion

We recently got the chance to sit down and talk with The Tie Bar CEO Michael Atler about his background, the company's history, and its future plans.

The Tie Bar Looks to Innovate Men’s Fashion

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This City Represents the Future of Healthcare

Residents of Sioux Falls are especially proud of the huge strides the area’s healthcare sector has made over the past decade.

This City Represents the Future of Healthcare

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From Blogs to Riches: 6 Cooking Enthusiasts Turned Chefpreneurs

From Ina Garten to Deb Perelman, these 6 entrepreneurs may have started as enthusiastic home cooks, but they've since built culinary empires.

From Blogs to Riches: 6 Cooking Enthusiasts Turned Chefpreneurs

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The Future of Air Travel: What Boeing’s CEO Says We Can Expect

In an interview with Free Enterprise, Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner talked about the future of air travel.

The Future of Air Travel: What Boeing’s CEO Says We Can Expect

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Think NASA Is a Waste of Money? 7 Technologies That Prove You’re Wrong

Space R&D impacts everything from healthcare to video games. These 7 technologies show just how important NASA's research has been to us Earth dwellers.

Think NASA Is a Waste of Money? 7 Technologies That Prove You’re Wrong

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Engineering Success for Women in STEM

Women still remain underrepresented in STEM fields, even as companies seek more and more qualified workers.

Engineering Success for Women in STEM

Creating opportunity | Doing good

Detroit’s Rising Startup Culture

Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes – Detroit’s motto. Detroit can sometimes feel like a city chasing its own shadow. The once mighty city aspires to reclaim some of its former glory, the memories of which, in admittedly depressed times, have sustained its people’s pride and hope for a renaissance. But the ideal Detroit is a shifting mark. Whether it’s the celebrated economic heyday as the Motor City, the heroic mid-century transformation into the Arsenal of Democracy, or, even now, the people sitting two tables down from me at lunch who miss “2005 Detroit” and lament the rent hikes and the consumer-hipster trappings of a modern city on the mend, you’ll find that agreement about what the Detroit of the future should look like varies widely. Betting business-minds and sensible local politicians have made their position clear though – they don’t […]

Detroit’s Rising Startup Culture

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