The Smithsonian’s new “American Enterprise” exhibit tells the stories of innovations that have shaped U.S. and world history.
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The Smithsonian is using Kickstarter to raise funds to preserve the suit worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong in 1969.
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.
“There are few industrialists in history who could match Elon Musk's relentless drive and ingenious vision,” says Ashlee Vance, a Bloomberg Businessweek journalist, in his new biography of the talented
The world is standing on the very edge of the next big thing—the commercial application of graphene. Even as the super-strong, super-conductive single-atom thick sheet of carbon was first created in 2004, a useful application of this wonder material has remained tantalizingly out of reach.
Think of it as Google Maps, on steroids.
In conjunction with 1776, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its Foundation attended a series of roundatables in eight cities to examine the startup economy and civic entrepreneurship.