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The food-truck economy

Jul 30, 2010
Kai Ryssdal takes a look at the burgeoning gourmet food truck industry -- who's behind it and what makes a successful food truck.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Food

Re-building Rwanda, one strong woman at a time

Jul 29, 2010
The Rwandan genocide left behind devastation and a dominantly female population. But the country is making strides economically and politically. All due, in part, to one particular part of the population: Women.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Obscure immigration program encourages foreign investors

Jul 29, 2010
One Cleveland entrepreneur is using a little-known U.S. immigration program to encourage local development.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Immigration

Take a free book, but pay it forward

Jul 28, 2010
The publishing industry is suffering from growing pains, especially in the advent of e-books. One Masschussetts publisher is trying something new: Giving away books for free.
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High rise in venture capitalism

Jul 19, 2010
Steve Chiotakis talks to Jessica Canning of Dow Jones VentureSource about a survey by VentureSource that showed a big jump in investing by venture capitals between April and July, and what that means for the economy.
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Pop-up 'restaurants' deliver food direct to consumer

Jul 16, 2010
Chefs in the Bay Area are ditching the brick-and-mortar restaurant in lieu of more mobile approach - taking orders over the Internet and delivering food direct to the consumer. April Dembosky reports from Oakland, Calif.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Food

Making a case for immigrants and innovation

Jul 15, 2010
Opponents of immigration are belting some harsh rhetoric in the wake of Arizona's new hard-line laws. But economics editor Chris Farrell explains why immigrants are crucial to U.S. entrepreneurship.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Immigration

Anarchy as management style?

Jul 13, 2010
Commentator K.C. Cole argues that a "loosy goosy" management system won't destroy an organization, but may be key in helping it grow.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Thank the recession for busy start-ups

May 20, 2010
Mitchell Hartman talks to Tess Vigeland about a report today from the Kauffman Foundation that suggests the recession helped breed an especially industrious group of entrepreneurs.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

The place for good business karma

May 18, 2010
Some of the biggest and fastest-growing businesses in the world got their start in the heart of Silicon Valley, on University Avenue, in a little two-story building that locals call the "karma building." Steve Henn reports.
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