Now here’s a way to boost youth employment: Help them start up.
Images of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas are almost as synonymous with the city as its famed beachfronts and mountainscapes.
I've been enjoying GreenBiz's coverage of Rio+20 this week. In their piece about environmental public-private partnerships, writers Tensie Wheland (Rainforest Alliance) and John Williams (Domtar Corporation) write:
In just over 7 months, my company has sold almost 600 apps in 26 different countries. My name is Ryan Schnaufer, and I am CEO of The Schnauf House. The Schnauf House is off to a great start.
Entrepreneurs around the United States have long figured out that the only safe way to predict the future is to create it. In recent years this has become a motivational poster and not a valid driver or metric for businesses.
While it may seem like the country is headed in the wrong direction or not recovering fast enough, the nation's proud legacy of free enterprise and entrepreneurship should engender optimism, says Steve Van Andel, chairman of Amway.
The Internet has been a boon for consumers. It allows online shoppers to compare prices, order direct from the manufacturer or a discount site, and enjoy the convenience of shopping anytime, anywhere from the comfort of one’s Internet device.