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 How the First Lady Helped Small Grocery Businesses Reduce 'Food Deserts' in California
Impact Investing

How the First Lady Helped Small Grocery Businesses Reduce 'Food Deserts' in California

With help from the White House and some savvy investors, low-income families now have access to healthy food options.
Jessica Pothering
Obama Rallies Dream Team of Entrepreneurs at White House
Leadership

Obama Rallies Dream Team of Entrepreneurs at White House

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and designer Tory Burch were among the handful of entrepreneurs who met with President Obama today as he looks to bolster entrepreneurship throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Catherine Clifford
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Adobe, Apple, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Invest $1 Billion to Get Kids Online

Adobe, Apple, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Invest $1 Billion to Get Kids Online

Adobe and Prezi are the latest companies to join the White House's ConnectED initiative, which aims to get 99 percent of America's students connected to the Internet in the next 5 years.
Catherine Clifford
Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union
Leadership

Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union

Joey Hudy wowed President Obama at the White House Science Fair and has since secured a spot as Intel's youngest intern.
Catherine Clifford
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White House Plays Offense: Says Immigration Reform Will Turbocharge Entrepreneurship
Growth Strategies

White House Plays Offense: Says Immigration Reform Will Turbocharge Entrepreneurship

A new report released from the Obama Administration breaks down the economic impact of the bipartisan immigration reform bill passed by the Senate.
Catherine Clifford
Unreasonable at Sea: Entrepreneurs Dock at the State Department
Starting a Business

Unreasonable at Sea: Entrepreneurs Dock at the State Department

After four months of sailing around the world, entrepreneurs participating in the Unreasonable at Sea accelerator program convene in Washington D.C. to chat about their experiences and rub elbows with investors.
Kristin Luna
Glimpse the Future: Inspirational Inventors in the Spotlight
Starting a Business

Glimpse the Future: Inspirational Inventors in the Spotlight

President Obama salutes 11 innovators in a ceremony at the White House today.
Catherine Clifford
How the White House Became a Social-Media Powerhouse
Marketing

How the White House Became a Social-Media Powerhouse

Macon Phillips, the White House's director of New Media, describes how the administration is using social media in unique ways -- and how your business can too.
Shira Lazar
Startup America Gets a Do-Over
Finance

Startup America Gets a Do-Over

The President issued a new call on Congress to pass an ambitious legislative agenda to help small businesses, but some wonder whether it's just hot air.
Diana Ransom
Obama Asks for Input from High-Growth Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

Obama Asks for Input from High-Growth Entrepreneurs

The White House's listening tour elicits surprising results from Boulder, Colo., entrepreneurs.
John Arnold
To Prime and Protect: A Franchisee Works the White House
Franchises

To Prime and Protect: A Franchisee Works the White House

A Fresh Coat Painters franchisee does an extra tour of duty with a job of national importance.