A group of women in northern Mexico saw opportunity in piles of electronic waste sitting just across the border. They plugged in their energy and made a successful business, despite the powers that be. Ingrid Lobet reports.
Paul Kedrosky, senior fellow at the Kauffman Foundation, argues that entrepreneurship is the key to getting us out of this economic mess. He talks with Tess Vigeland about the biggest obstacles facing new businesses.
The flow of initial public offerings slowed to a crawl during the first half 2009, but the number of IPOs has taken off recently. Could this spell success for start-ups in the months ahead? Mitchell Hartman reports.
A number of Web sites help Internet users fund entrepreneurs from developing countries. Now one of the biggest, Kiva.org, will allow users to make microloans to small business owners in the U.S. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
A new survey of 700 venture capitalist leaders found that more than half of them will invest in fewer start-ups this year. Janet Babin reports how more open trade and immigration policies could help the industry.
Paul Kedrosky, editor of the business blog 'Infectious Greed,' talks with Tess Vigeland about why entrepreneurs are a good bet to help us get out of this economic mess, even in the middle of a credit crunch.
China's new Growth Enterprise Board hopes to reward the country's tech stars the same way Nasdaq helped companies like Google and eBay. But this exchange comes with a different set of rules for investors. Scott Tong reports.
Lithium batteries are used in everything from cell phones to electric cars. Half of the world's reserves of the scarce metal can be found in Bolivia, and the country hopes to benefit from its popular resource. Annie Murphy reports.