Every day our world produces more data, innovations and connectivity than ever before. The devices, advancements and technologies that make all of these breakthroughs possible are offering us new possibilities and relationships once never thought possible.
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Challenge America's entrepreneurs to do the impossible, and they'll find a way to do it. The can-do attitude and spirit of enterprise written into our collective DNA have helped make the United States the most innovative and prosperous country on earth.
Report Studied Best Practices in Eight Major U.S. Cities Driving Civic Innovation
Innovation That Matters reports on the state of entrepreneurship in the U.S. civic sector, which we define as the collection of highly regulated industries with entrenched institutional players intended to serve the public good. The purpose of this research is to understand how civic sector startup ecosystems have developed, what challenges actors in these ecosystems currently face, and what more can be done to increase startup activity in ways that benefits society.
How to "stoke" the economy has been hotly debated since the term was first coined. Though that remains true today, there is still common ground among business leaders, entrepreneurs, and small business owners when it comes to making the American economy more competitive.
People's Choice Beef Jerky, a fourth-generation family business in Los Angeles, switched in the 1990s from purveyor of meats and sausages to artisanal snack brand. Today, the company turns 20,000 pounds of beef each week into the classic cowboy campfire snack, with flavors ranging from Classic to Sriracha and Carne Seca.
For those who can figure out how to best use Big Data, the results will be better than gold.
From the Brazilian government's preparation for the event to the new innovations that made the World Cup possible, there were certainly no red cards in the game of IP, proving that when the private and public sector work as teammates, the victors can be both the athletes on the field and those whose IP was safeguarded.
They roll off the assembly belt like little bars of burnished gold. Zippo windproof lighters have remained virtually unchanged over the last 77 years. But the company behind Zippo lighters has accomplished the near impossible-- it has grown and adapted to today's fickle market while remaining a steadfast American icon.
For small business lending, innovation is a game-changer. Even traditional financial institutions are pushing-the-envelope on new, innovative products that do not resemble "Your Father's" business loan.