Report Reveals Secrets to Fueling U.S. Entrepreneurial Growth

Developed by D.C.-based incubator 1776, the Innovation That Matters Report shows what it will take for our nation’s cities to drive more startup activity.

Report Reveals Secrets to Fueling U.S. Entrepreneurial Growth

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What Ebola Taught Daniel Yu About Inventory

Six months after the search began, the 2015 Challenge Cup winners have been announced. Of the 80 startups from around the world that competed at this year’s Challenge Festival, Daniel Yu’s ReliefWatch was chosen as one of four winners, getting top honors in the health category. Read on for more from this story that originally appeared on the 1776 site.  The spread of Ebola has revealed critical communication breakdowns in some healthcare agencies. But the gaps aren’t limited to Ebola. In the developing world, 40 percent of the 1 million clinics treating patients experience “stock outs” in which their supply runs dry. Reliefwatch is using mobile phones to keep clinics better prepared. The startup, whose founders came from the University of Chicago, won the health category of Chicago’s Challenge Cup this week. Cofounder Daniel Yu spoke about how he discovered the need for Reliefwatch and where the product has been deployed so far. […]

What Ebola Taught Daniel Yu About Inventory

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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The Unlikely Hero of This City’s Economic Boom? Trade

St. George, Utah has been the beneficiary of an economic boom thanks in large part to its resurgent trade activity.

The Unlikely Hero of This City’s Economic Boom? Trade

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Report Reveals How to Drive Economic Growth in Cities

How do you fuel economic growth in cities? A new report reveals the secrets that had been hiding in plain sight.

Report Reveals How to Drive Economic Growth in Cities

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Challenge Cup: And Then There Was One

After 6 months, this year’s Challenge Cup champion was announced: It's Twiga Fruits, a startup helping solve rising food prices across Africa.

Challenge Cup: And Then There Was One

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Congratulations to The 9 Challenge Cup Finalists!

Having already won $50,000, 9 startups will compete tomorrow for the global Challenge Cup title and its $100,000 prize. Here's a breakdown of each company.

Congratulations to The 9 Challenge Cup Finalists!

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Engineering a $10,000 Cat

The Bengal cat has a devoted following of fans and breeders, who have spent decades selectively breeding the exotic cat. But what makes them worth $10,000?

Engineering a $10,000 Cat

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8 Technologies We Can Thank NASA For

Space R&D impacts everything from healthcare to video games. These 8 technologies show just how important NASA's research has been to us Earth dwellers.

8 Technologies We Can Thank NASA For

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