The American Dream in Danger – Ideas From Starbucks And Howard Schultz

4,000 American jobs in the U.S. have been created by the joint effort between Starbucks and the Opportunity Finance Network. Since November, it has raised more than $11.5 million in donations, which in turn translates into approximately $80 million in financing for community businesses. This program aims to help companies create new jobs in the [...]

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Hackerspaces as Startup Incubators

Mark Cuban expresses the rather novel idea that the best businesses usually start with no money and that sweat equity is the best startup capital there is. I kind of get what he’s saying, but I want to talk about another important requirement for anyone with a game changing idea: a hackerspace; a makerspace. [...]

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