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From Homeless to Hired: This New York Bakery Employs Anyone Who Wants to Work (VIDEO)

Dion Drew was seriously considering returning to the drug trade — a life that had landed him in prison for years. After his release, Greyston Bakery gave him a second chance through its revolutionary open-hiring model.

From Homeless to Hired: This New York Bakery Employs Anyone Who Wants to Work (VIDEO)

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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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Serial Entrepreneur Scott Case on Failure, Financing and Flexibility

Scott Case has experienced the highest highs and lowest lows of building a company.

Serial Entrepreneur Scott Case on Failure, Financing and Flexibility

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How This Enterprising Mother-Daughter Duo Empower Women Entrepreneurs Across the Globe

Through their coaching venture, Stacia and Ariana Pierce help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses, increase revenues and achieve their dreams.

How This Enterprising Mother-Daughter Duo Empower Women Entrepreneurs Across the Globe

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Why The Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski Smashed His Way Into Startup Investing, Shark Tank-Style

Rob Gronkowski has his giant, touchdown-catching hands full on and off the gridiron these days. This off-season, the New England Patriots’ superstar tight end (and budding entrepreneur) has smashed his way into the startup investing arena with a new Shark Tank-style reality show. During the inaugural season of MVP (short for Most Valuable Partner), which premiered on Jan. 25, 2017 with “Gronk” as producer and on-screen investors, entrepreneurs, inventors and small business owners get one shot to pitch a panel of world champion athletes, hall of famers and Olympians to be their brand ambassador. The episodes air on Wednesdays via Verizon’s go90.com online entertainment hub and on the company’s go90 app. Related: THESE COMPANIES ARE USING TECH TO TACKLE FOOTBALL’S CONCUSSION CONUNDRUM The series’ panel of judges is packed with an impressive roundup of famous athletes. Joining Gronkowski are: Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin […]

Why The Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski Smashed His Way Into Startup Investing, Shark Tank-Style

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From Beyoncé to Google, 4 Things You Need to Know About the First Amendment

Our founding fathers drew up 10 amendments to the Constitution now known as the Bill of Rights. Here are four things that you can thank the First Amendment for.

From Beyoncé to Google, 4 Things You Need to Know About the First Amendment

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How Two Engineering Startups Helped McDonald’s Reinvent the Drinking Straw

An engineering startup was approached out of the blue by McDonald's, who wanted to reinvent, of all things, the straw.

How Two Engineering Startups Helped McDonald’s Reinvent the Drinking Straw

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3 Mega-Trends Shaping American Entrepreneurship

The state of American entrepreneurship is improving, but worries remain over increasingly divided fortunes.

3 Mega-Trends Shaping American Entrepreneurship

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Shark Tank’s Daymond John: How Coworking Spaces Can Supercharge Your Startup

Here are the Shark Tank star investor's top tips for taking your business to the next level through coworking and collaborating.

Shark Tank’s Daymond John: How Coworking Spaces Can Supercharge Your Startup

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A Restaurant Run by Nonnas (or Grandmothers, for the Uninitiated)

Enoteca Maria’s chefs are a group of Italian American ‘nonnas’—grandmothers, for wise guys who aren’t in the know—who cook food the old fashioned way.

A Restaurant Run by Nonnas (or Grandmothers, for the Uninitiated)

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