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The Small Business Investors Alliance (SBIA) hosted a very successful gathering of about 500 people who represent small and middle market funds, institutional investors, family offices, law firms...Read More
Guest blog post by Justin Berger, General Electric's FirstBuild
Anyone who enjoys making things is taking part in manufacturing. Our country has mastered the art of mass production to efficiently build nearly everything consumers want. There is now a growing appreciation for the craftsmanship and distinctive character that go into smallbatch building. FirstBuild’s inaugural “Manufacturing Hackathon” shows that quick and creative solutions that are possible when a diverse group of creators are enabled to design, build, test, and iterate at the speed of thought.
Michael J. Fox, aka Marty McFly, sent the following message to the White House email list, in honor of Back to the Future Day. Didn't get his email? That's heavy. Sign up for email updates here.
We’ve come a long way since 1985.
When Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled 30 years into the future, we could only imagine the innovations we take for granted today -- new ideas and technologies that have completely changed the way we live, learn, and work.Read More
It's an important day in American history (or, at least, in American cinematic history):
It's the date to which Marty McFly traveled into the "future" in Back to the Future Part II.
We've come a long way in the 30 years that have passed since the original Back to the Future came out. Now, we're going to talk about where we're going in the next 30.Read More
Guest blog post by Dr. Marilyn Barger, Principal Investigator & Executive Director, Florida Advanced Technological Education Center of Excellence (FLATE)
Last night, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden welcomed the 2015 United Service Organization's (USO) Service Members of the Year, Volunteers of the Year, and their families to the Vice President’s Residence at the Naval Observatory to thank them for their heroism and unending service. “No matter the challenge, all of you serve with honor, distinction, and resilience,” Dr. Biden said. “Because of that, we thank you.”Read More
Last week, U.S. Commerce Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews made his first official trip to the Netherlands. He discussed the mutual benefits of an even stronger transatlantic ecosystem amid the current digital revolution, which presents opportunities to deepen the already substantial economic partnership between the United States and the Netherlands.
Alvin Drew sent the following message to the White House email list, in celebration of White House Astronomy Night. Didn't get Alvin Drew's email? Sign up for email updates here.
Ever since I was a kid, I had my sights set on the stars.
And with a little bit of luck and a lot of hard work, I managed to reach my dream and see those stars up close during my travels into space as a mission specialist with NASA’s Astronaut Corps.
Every kid should get to experience the excitement of seeing the stars a little bit closer.
There are literally thousands of different franchise opportunities to choose from these days. For the novice franchise...Read More
This morning, Jay Pharoah sent the following message to the White House email list, highlighting a new campaign from the First Lady's Reach Higher Initiative. Didn't get Jay Pharoah's email? Sign up for email updates here.
I want to talk to you straight for a second.
Today, I'm joining FLOTUS -- yes, THE First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama -- to kick off #BetterMakeRoom, a campaign for her Reach Higher initiative.
Because, listen up adults, kids these days are ready to make their debut and make their mark on the world.Read More