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Books as a Human Right: Meet the Startup Building a Cloud-Based Library for Students in the Developing World

Library for All has built a 1,700-plus book library for students in Haiti and the Democratic Republic of the Congo that exists in the cloud.

Laura Entis

How Two Ambitious Women Found Success With a Cause-Driven Company

Their mission is to help the women of Ghana start businesses that solve an age-old crisis: the shortage of clean water.

Sumi Krishnan

Steve Case Asks Entrepreneurs -- Are You Ready For the Third Wave?

The thought leader says entrepreneurs must adapt to these 4 megatrends or perish.

Jacob Hall

How 3 Companies Maximized Funding in Their Region

These three Ohio startups can help you think local to rethink funding.

Nina Zipkin

Entrepreneurs Are Making Detroit a Hot Spot for Craft Retail

The upside of the Motor City's epic struggle with abandonment is a vast supply of materials for high-end goods made by ambitious startups.

Amanda Lewan

How This Mom Got the Kids to Buckle Up While She Launched Their Family Business

The frustration of fastening the seat belts of three youngsters in the back seat inspired an invention. Now the kids are part of the business.

The Business of Urban Farming Takes Root in Detroit

Farmers, the original entrepreneurs, are finding a profitable niche in the vast amount of abandoned land in the Motor City.

Amanda Lewan

Lessons from a Food-Tech Startup: Big Data Isn't Just a Buzzword -- It Can Be Your Secret Weapon

Pop-up meal company Dinner Lab owes its blockbuster success to its savvy analysis of information from its consumers.

How This Pet Startup Raised $4.5 Million in Funding

This pet insurance company looked to a non-profit venture development organization for funding in this series exploring options for startups outside Silicon Valley.

Jane Porter

From Relic to Beacon: Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets New Life as Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Hub

Thanks to a collaboration of public and private resources, one of the old 84,000-square-foot warehouses flanking the East River in New York City is being renovated and transformed.

Where Do Great Ideas Come From?

Young entrepreneurs share what influences shape their businesses.