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The American Dream Is on the Ropes

The U.S. is increasingly a country of disparities, in which some areas have rebounded from the recession while others remain savaged by poverty and joblessness. July 26, 2016 The United States has long been characterized as a land of opportunity — a place where hard work and ingenuity allow a person to rise, a place where merit…

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Philadelphia Keeps Up Its Proud Tradition of Boosting Entrepreneurship

As we have been reminded this week, the City of Brotherly Love has a tradition of backing innovation since the days of Benjamin Franklin and the founding of the nation. July 28, 2016 This week, we have been reminded that Philadelphia is the birthplace of democracy’s greatest startup — the United States. Today, we wanted to highlight the…

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American Entrepreneurship in Decline

The next president will face an imminent challenge: the nation’s marked decline in new job and business creation is one of the fundamental dilemmas of our time. July 25, 2016 The United States has always been a nation of entrepreneurs, the upstarts who take risks and challenge the established order so they can build a better…

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Dear Next President: Lend a Hand to Our Entrepreneurs

We are a nation divided, in which a small percentage of the country enjoys a robust economy while others wither. The next president can do a lot by helping startups nationwide. July 29, 2016 Dear Madam or Mister President: The United States is facing an emerging national crisis simmering just below the surface, one that…

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Celebrating Startups Across America, Today and Everyday

Startups have long been a hallmark of the U.S. economy, building leading industries and creating the high-paying jobs of the future. America idealizes its most dynamic innovation hubs in places like Silicon Valley, Boston and New York, but the startup scene is present in small towns and large cities, red states and blue states, and…

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