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How Yahoo! is being Entrepreneurial

This has been the general opinion of the Yahoo/Tumblr acquisition since its announcement Sunday afternoon. In reality, this acquisition is so far looking to be in the best interest of Tumblr, and its massive artist community. In her announcement of this acquisition, Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer wrote promised on her own tumblr blog to “not screw it up”.
 

Energizing Entrepreneurship with Startup Act 3.0

Recently, a bipartisan group of Senators on Capitol Hill have recognized the potential for startups, and introduced the Startup Act 3.0 Bill to be debated on the House floor to spur entrepreneurship on a national scale and make it easier for entrepreneurs to do what they love to do – create impact. H.R 714's stated goal is to “To jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes.”
 

President Obama's Proposal for Immigration Reform Opens New Pathways for Global Innovation

If immigrants have enough big ideas to found nearly a quarter of America's tech companies, then why aren't we tapping into that well-spring of innovation to create more jobs and bring new ideas to the table to help restore creativity to the soul of America? 
 

Infographic: Alumni Metrics for Revenue and Funding

This installment of the infographic series demonstrates MassChallenge alumni growing by leaps and bounds. As of October 2012, teams have generated $96.1 million in revenue and raised $362.5 million in funding!  See for yourself:
 
 

Infographic: Painting the Walls, with IdeaPaint

Remember those days when your mom yelled at you for letting your crayons stray beyond the paper, or dare I say it, onto the walls?  Times have changed!
 

The Innovators: MassChallenge, a Five-Part Series by Boston.com

The Awards! (5 of 5)
 
 
Life Sciences & Healthcare (4 of 5)
 
 
Finalists for Social Good (3 of 5)
 
 
This week, meet three high impact startups who are working for social good. GOGRIT, RallyPoint, HelmetHub and Recovers.org are solving some of the world's greatest challenges.
 
 

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