Tony Hsieh’s $350 Million Gamble on Las Vegas

Zappos founder Tony Hsieh's vision for downtown Vegas is starting to become reality, proving that one man and his money can go a long way when it comes to revitalizing a city.

Tony Hsieh’s $350 Million Gamble on Las Vegas

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American Innovation at the Smithsonian Museum

A retrospective on American Innovation is on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

American Innovation at the Smithsonian Museum

True innovation

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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Meet Annin Flagmakers, the Oldest & Biggest U.S. Flag Manufacturer

Annin Flagmakers has been manufacturing American flags since 1847. Here's their story.

Meet Annin Flagmakers, the Oldest & Biggest U.S. Flag Manufacturer

America at work

Move Over NYC: This Other New York City Is a Rising Star

When it comes to New York, New York City gets a lot of attention. But a little farther north is another city just as worthy of praise: Buffalo.

Move Over NYC: This Other New York City Is a Rising Star

Creating opportunity

We Nominate Oprah and These 8 Women for the New $10 Bill

From Oprah Winfrey to Amelia Earhart, here are 9 women we think are deserving of appearing on the new $10 bill.

We Nominate Oprah and These 8 Women for the New $10 Bill

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An Atlanta Company That Makes & Sells Sound

Since 1982, Creative Sound Concepts has specialized in sound design for television, film, radio, interactive, and corporate communications.

An Atlanta Company That Makes & Sells Sound

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The 1 Thing that Determines Your City’s Entrepreneurial Success

While studying U.S. cities, we found that the answer to this question told us a lot about the future of a city’s startup ecosystem.

The 1 Thing that Determines Your City’s Entrepreneurial Success

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Tapping the Potential of a Business Dream

–Cross posted from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce blog— Meet the 2015 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year – Northwest Regional finalist: Payette Brewing Company. Payette Brewing Company has become Idaho’s second-largest brewery because its team members are never satisfied with the status quo. It has become a standout among stiff competition thanks to its quality product and “Payette Forward” charitable giving program. How did the company get started? Michael Francis, even before earning an industrial engineering degree at the University of Washington and landing a job at Boeing, always knew he would end up back home in Boise, Idaho, running his own business. But that business and path forward were unclear–until Michael received a Christmas gift from his brother, the book Brewing Up a Business by Sam Calagione, the founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. At the age of 25, Michael took a leap, quit his job, and started his […]

Tapping the Potential of a Business Dream

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