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

America at work | Creating opportunity | Strengthening Communities

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)

America at work | Creating opportunity

The Cure for Cancer May Come from San Diego. Here’s Why.

San Diego may be one of America’s hottest tourist destinations, but it’s also becoming known as a hotbed of tech-driven oncology startups.

The Cure for Cancer May Come from San Diego. Here’s Why.

Silicon Cities | True innovation

How a Toddler’s Toothpaste Binge Sent Two Sisters Down the Entrepreneur’s Path

These sister entrepreneurs are on a mission to fill the void in the natural personal care market for organic dental care products.

How a Toddler’s Toothpaste Binge Sent Two Sisters Down the Entrepreneur’s Path

Creating opportunity | Doing good

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

America at work | Silicon Cities | Smart government | True innovation

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?

America at work | Creating opportunity | Solving Problems
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