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Connecting Your Startup With Others to Help Your Business Grow

Nothing stays the same in the startup ecosystem, meaning survival is never guaranteed. But one way to better position yourself for the long…

5 Ways Food Startups Are Changing the Industry for Good

These companies are finding solutions to everyday problems by creating unique, out-of-the-box food products. What can we learn from them, and how can…

The Next Billion-Dollar Idea Will Not Come from Silicon Valley

Ross Baird, founder and CEO of social impact investing firm Village Capital, is looking outside the Silicon Valley bubble for the next big…

California Startup Develops Spray to Activate Drought Resistance in Crops

Endura Bio is developing an agricultural spray it claims can reduce water usage by activating drought tolerance in plants.

How to Build an Inclusive Economy Through Employee Ownership

As baby boomer business owners retire and want to sell, there is a unique opportunity for a massive transition of privately-held companies to…

3p Weekend: These Startups Are Out to Change the World

At SXSW Eco's annual Startup Showcase, tomorrow's business leaders square off in a fast-paced pitch competition to make their ideas a reality. This…

Why Startups Skimp on Worker Safety

A recent Buzzfeed investigative report uncovered labor issues at the warehouses of popular food-delivery startup Blue Apron. It's another sign that tech startups…

Gotham Greens Reinvents Urban Agriculture

The Bond Street staff sat down with Viraj Puri and Eric Haley, co-founders of Gotham Greens, about how their startup moved from a…

Little Bets Can Have Big Impact in Corporate Philanthropy

In his book "Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries," Charles Sims says these little bets -- experimental, iterative, trial-and-error approaches…

Theranos, 23andMe and Zenefits: Why Medical Startups are Still Struggling

Innovative medical companies with the potential to transform the country's healthcare system are itching to take advantage of Silicon Valley's startup incubators. But…

The Changing Landscape of Startup Funding

Apple co-founders Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne set up shop in Jobs’ parents garage. Is that even possible anymore?

Women Entrepreneurs Face a Funding Crisis: We Need a New Approach to Solve It

Between 2011 and 2013, companies with a woman CEO received just 3 percent of venture capital investment. So, why are women entrepreneurs so…

Calling All Startup Entrepreneurs: Worker Visa Program Helps Expand New Businesses

After several frustrating years of trying to establish immigration reform, President Obama has finally come up with a way to help immigrants caught…

How a Hudson Valley Entrepreneur is Transforming the Shrimp Industry

Eco Shrimp Garden's first project contains scores of indoor pools where shrimp are raised inside a retrofitted mattress factory in the town of…

Startups Will Not Survive Without Social Responsibility Programs

Startups can find it difficult to justify dedicating time, money and energy to corporate responsibility. But they'll need to take a different approach…