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Miss. leaders focus on startups for job growth

Economic downtown is a great time for startups to begin and flourish Dynamism in the economy comes from new businesses, but the bad news is new business creation has dropped over the past five years. However, Americans can take comfort in the fact that “50 percent of our largest companies today were founded in either a bear market or in ...

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Real world experience

Peter Thiel, co-founder of Paypal and early investor in Facebook, has recently argued that there is a bubble in higher education. He argues that higher education is overpriced and that students are not getting the value for their investment. In a radical move, he has sponsored a Thiel Fellowship to provide grants of up to $100,000 for 20 students under ...

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