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The Super Bowl Couldn’t Happen without Small Business. That’s Just the Way the NFL Likes it.

Welcome to #BizUnited, a new series highlighting innovative partnerships between large corporations and small businesses across America. Check back periodically for new installments. Putting on the Super Bowl isn’t all fun and games. Just ask the city of Minneapolis and the NFL, who have been planning for three years behind the scenes for the NFL’s annual spectacle. And with good reason. The Super Bowl, and the ten days of festivities proceeding it is expected to bring more than a million visitors to town. And with them come $340 million to the regional economy, according to Minnesota’s Host Committee. And although the game isn’t until this Sunday, the extravaganza is well underway. With concerts and parties to throw comes billboards, multiple performance stages, a zip-line across the Mississippi River, 10,000 colorful Super Bowl themes boxes backed and stacked with gift gear, tons of food, and a lot more. Don’t forget, there’s the setup […]

The Super Bowl Couldn’t Happen without Small Business. That’s Just the Way the NFL Likes it.

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Becoming the Boss: Meet the Buffalo Startup Rethinking Infrastructure with Augmented Reality

It will take innovative solutions from innovative companies like Heads up Display to take the country’s infrastructure to the next level.

Becoming the Boss: Meet the Buffalo Startup Rethinking Infrastructure with Augmented Reality

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Rethink the Ocean? Why San Diego’s Entrepreneurs Are Doing Just That

Fueled by the city’s promising ocean technology startup incubator, San Diego is front and center in the burgeoning blue tech sector.

Rethink the Ocean? Why San Diego’s Entrepreneurs Are Doing Just That

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How this Small Business is Bringing Paris to You, Creating Jobs Along the Way

Like most people who travel to visit Paris for the first time, Le Village Marché owner Angela Phelps fell in love. And the feeling never left. Six years later Phelps decided to leave her previous careers in sports and entertainment behind to open a Parisian-inspired home décor & gift boutique in the charming Village at Shirlington in Arlington, VA. With the success and demands of customers around the area, a second location opened in June of 2015 in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood in Washington D.C. From beautifully beaded chandeliers and elaborate soaps from Marseilles to letter-pressed cards and French tea towels, Le Village Marché shares a unique blend of the old and new, reminiscent of a stroll through a Paris flea market. Both locations are a treasure trove of unique gifts for any occasion throughout the year. At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, one question we had for Le Village […]

How this Small Business is Bringing Paris to You, Creating Jobs Along the Way

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How the Search for the Perfect Hummus Led to a Business That’s Changing Refugees’ Lives (Video)

These immigrant entrepreneurs are bringing underrepresented ethnic cuisine to New York City by employing resettled refugees who make “food without borders.”

How the Search for the Perfect Hummus Led to a Business That’s Changing Refugees’ Lives (Video)

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San Diego Startup Champions Are Hungry For Silicon Valley Venture Capital

Investors are seeing San Diego as a viable place to launch a company, but startup boosters in the city want to see their venture capital as well.

San Diego Startup Champions Are Hungry For Silicon Valley Venture Capital

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Quiz: What Do You Know About These Famous and Fearless Female Founders?

Test your knowledge of these inspiring female entrepreneurs from the past and present by taking this fun fact-filled quiz.

Quiz: What Do You Know About These Famous and Fearless Female Founders?

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Reinventing Hanukkah: How One Small Business is Rethinking Jewish Gift Giving

Amy Kritzer’s entrepreneurial journey began with what she knew: Jewish Food. She started What Jew Wanna Eat, a food blog, in 2010 as a way to share her take on traditional Jewish recipes. She modernizes these recipes and often offers healthier alternatives and garnered a huge following. Last year she had the opportunity to come out with her own cookbook, “Sweet Noshings.” That’s when she knew she was onto something. And it was just the beginning. She went on to buy ModernTribe, alongside her brother Andrew, a Jewish gift shop. Moved the store solely online, and is working feverishly to bring “modern design to Jewish lives.” The website sells everything from custom dreidels, chic and industrial Menorahs, gourmet latkes to jewelry and an assortment of Bar and Bat Mitzvah Gifts.  And even a diamond-laden Yarmulke, billed the most expensive in the world. But the Hanukkah season makes up 40% of […]

Reinventing Hanukkah: How One Small Business is Rethinking Jewish Gift Giving

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How This Immigrant Entrepreneur Turned Trash into Millions (VIDEO)

Inspiring entrepreneur Maria Rios taught herself English, put herself through college and opened her own successful waste business.

How This Immigrant Entrepreneur Turned Trash into Millions (VIDEO)

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Veteran Employment By the Numbers: America’s Heroes At Work (Infographic)

Check out this informative infographic to find out how those who bravely served our country are faring when returning to the civilian working world.

Veteran Employment By the Numbers: America’s Heroes At Work (Infographic)

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