Sixteen-year-old Riley Benner of Rochester, New York, employs refugees to hand sew his high-end silk, reversible ties for his business, Phoenix Haberdashery. Fifteen-year-old CEO of Gladiator Lacrosse, Rachel Zietz of Boca Raton, Florida, is on track to make her first million this year.
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Who are your leaders? As we toured cities for Innovation That Matters, 1776's study of civic entrepreneurship, we found that how this question told us a lot about the future of a city’s startup ecosystem.
Four of America’s top young entrepreneurs came to Washington, D.C. on June 17, to pitch U.S. Chamber and U.S. Chamber Foundation leaders on their business success and compete for grants.
Is Airbnb really worth more than many top hotel chains?
Kayla Abramowitz was named the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders Scholarship winner, after pitching her non-profit Kayla Cares 4 Kids.
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“Home is where one starts from,” said the poet T.S. Eliot, and civic innovation hubs are increasingly of the same mind. Every region in America has enough resources to grow small, ambitious tech startups from scratch. It’s a message that 1776 and the U.S.