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Stories with subject: Entrepreneurship
  • Tech startups want to change the way you drive 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 12:17 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - A veteran computer scientist hates sitting in his car at stop lights, so he creates software that makes the experience less annoying. A former engineering professor wants to double the range of today's electric vehicles. And an aeronautics expert believes flying cars shouldn't be science fiction.

  • Boston wins $50K federal award to help business startups 
    Updated: Aug-09-15 4:43 pm

    BOSTON - The city of Boston has won a $50,000 award from the Small Business Administration to help streamline licensing, permitting and other requirements needed to start a business.

  • Obama hosts first Demo Day to promote entrepreneurship story has photos
    Updated: Aug-04-15 6:08 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama spent his 54th birthday talking to a robotic teddy bear that teaches children how to manage their diabetes and watching a radio waves demonstration used to detect senior falls.