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Above the Fold

Above the FoldAug 01, 2019 - 10:45am
The Gill brothers, Frères Branchiaux Candle Co.

Young Entrepreneur Series: Three Brothers Launch Local Candle Business to Help Homeless

In 2017, the Gill brothers launched D.C.-based Frères Branchiaux Candle Co. to create great scents and to give back to the community.

Above the FoldJul 31, 2019 - 11:45am
TV; Cell phone

FCC Removes Red Tape on Broadband Permitting, Lowering Costs for Businesses, Consumers

The FCC is changing the way localities charge cable operators for providing internet service, a move benefiting businesses and consumers.

Above the FoldJul 30, 2019 - 4:45pm

Democratic Debate: With Spotlight on Detroit, a Look at the Motor City Business Community’s Local Impact

Entrepreneurs, employers, and executives are stepping up to create opportunities for and enrich the lives of Detroit residents.

Above the FoldJul 30, 2019 - 9:30am

Young Entrepreneur Series: How One Millennial is Bringing Healthy Eating to the DC Restaurant Scene

Brianna Keefe, owner of D.C.-based restaurant Toastique, is using her business to bring healthier eating options to the Beltway.

Above the FoldJul 29, 2019 - 12:45pm
Cove Dupont

5 Things One Millennial Entrepreneur Taught Me About Running A Business

Adam Segal, co-owner of Cove in D.C. and Boston, breaks down the millennial generation's approach to business and company culture.

Above the FoldJul 29, 2019 - 9:00am
Rep. McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) discusses the need for a national data privacy standard at the U.S. Chamber.

‘A Patchwork is Not Acceptable’: Making the Case for a National Privacy Law

A national data privacy standard would continue innovation to flourish, keeping the United States a technology leader.

Above the FoldJul 26, 2019 - 2:45pm
A store in Pensacola, FL.

The GSIB Surcharge Needs an Update: Small Businesses are Counting on it

Without changes small businesses will continue to struggle with the limited credit available to them.

Above the FoldJul 26, 2019 - 8:45am
Michaels Desserts- YE

Young Entrepreneur Series: Maryland Teenager Launches Bakery to Help the Hungry

In 2017, Maryland teenager Michael Platt launched Michaels Desserts, a bakery with a one-to-one giving model benefitting the hungry.

Above the FoldJul 25, 2019 - 9:30am
Carleigh Berryman, founder of Viva Vita

Young Entrepreneur Series: Graduate Utilizes Power of Virtual Reality to Help Senior Citizens

Carleigh Berryman's company Viva Vita, works to improve the well-being of senior citizens through virtual reality technology.

Above the FoldJul 24, 2019 - 12:30pm
Made in Michigan Stamp

Michigan’s Auto Industry Needs USMCA Now

Michigan had $39 billion in export sales to Canada and Mexico in 2017, and North American trade supports 338,300 jobs in the state.