Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Almost Destroyed This Entrepreneur's $300,000 Franchise Investment. Here's How She Moved Forward.

Post-hurricane, this Pita Pit franchisee in San Juan dealt with lack of food, gas, power and communication. Here's how she used a new mindset to move forward.

Hayden Field

· 6 min read

Entrepreneurs in Puerto Rico Are Solving Problems in Hurricane Maria's Aftermath

Sebastian Vidal, director of the Parallel18 accelerator, describes the opportunities for innovation on the island.

Lydia Belanger

· 10 min read

3 Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Stories of Courage, Community and Innovation 8 Months After Hurricane Maria

The island has faced challenges since the devastating storm, but the startup community is focused on the future.

Nina Zipkin

· 13 min read

Staying on Course Despite the Ravages of Hurricane Maria

After two hurricanes pounded Puerto Rico, just meeting payroll and keeping the doors open is a big achievement.

Carlos Meléndez

· 7 min read

Mark Zuckerberg Visits Puerto Rico in VR

The social network is using its AI-assisted maps to help search and rescue teams.

Saqib Shah

· 2 min read

Work Out of This Coworking Space and Help Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

Alley in NYC is donating $100,000 worth of office space memberships to help those devastated by Hurricane Maria.

Jason Saltzman

· 3 min read

Court Strikes Down Puerto Rico Tax on Wal-Mart

Implemented last year, the measure had increased the tax for on-island companies with more than $2.75 billion in revenues that buy goods from off-island 'related parties' to 6.5 percent from 2 percent.

Reuters

· 2 min read

3 Reasons You Should Care About Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Despite the severity of the crisis, Congress has not made resolving it a priority, and the issue has been barely mentioned in presidential debates.

Chris Matthews

· 6 min read