Opinion Editorials



This August 4, we celebrated America’s tradition of discovering the next ‘big idea’ by participating in Startup Day Across America 2016. Since its launch four years ago, this annual event has provided individuals from across the country the opportunity to learn from the next generation of great entrepreneurs.


When I was initially asked to join a panel focused on women’s entrepreneurial leadership at the seventh Global Entrepreneurial Summit last month, I thought long and hard about what it has meant to be a woman in business for over thirty years. I was happy to arrive at the conclusion that finally, significant progress is being made to develop and nurture an entrepreneurial ecosystem for women...


America's travel and tourism industry is on the rise. Representing $1.6 trillion in economic activity yearly, this sector of our economy supports more than 8.1 million U.S. jobs. One out of every eighteen Americans is employed by travel and tourism-related businesses, the overwhelmingly majority of which are classified as small firms. In fact, more people are employed by travel and tourism-...


Today, Brooklyn-made products are exported to countries all over the world, from Canada and Brazil to Saudi Arabia and Japan. But before that was possible, America’s fourth largest city had to reinvent its manufacturing industry. Throughout the 1970s, '80s and '90s, the urban economy of Brooklyn, as in many other cities, was shattered. There was massive population loss and an exodus of...


Our country and the entire world are living through one of the most remarkable economic and societal transformations in history and it is being driven by technology. In this changing world, economic growth and competitiveness are increasingly tied to the digital economy. This technology revolution has been dramatic.


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