Jake Colvin

Enabling Startups to Innovate Globally

Should startups care about global markets? Kavita Shukla thinks so. Through her company, Maryland-based Fenugreen, she has exported Freshpaper—a product that prevents food waste by keeping produce fresh for up to four times longer—to dozens of countries around the world. On their own accord, Fenugreen evangelists have taken her innovation everywhere from Haiti to Malawi.

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GIF Holds Immigration Discussion at the University of Texas at Austin

As part of its discussion series on immigration, themed “Goodbye Global Innovators?,” the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) Foundation’s Global Innovation Forum recently held a roundtable discussion at the University of Texas at Austin on policy issues surrounding the ability of the United States to attract and retain top global talent, particularly students, entrepreneurs, researchers and high-skilled workers.

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