The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Data-Driven Innovation Project explores the rapid advancements happening in the digital economy as well as the inventive use of data for good. The promise of bigger and better data is a future of greater opportunity and growth. The Foundation is conducting research activities and a series of events around the country in order to highlight this potential.

We encourage you to read the blog posts and research reports here to gain a full understanding of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's work on data-driven innovation.

Be sure to read our in-depth report, The Future of Data-Driven Innovation


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