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An Indian technologist creating factory jobs in America

Suuchi Ramesh was born and educated in India. But her New Jersey-based clothing startup has one core goal: keep all of the manufacturing in-house and in the United States, by making it faster and smarter. Powered in part by tech tools, Suuchi Inc. runs as a one-stop shop out of North Bergen handling fabric sourcing, product

Using pop songs to teach kids math

A math class with pianos? It may sound unusual, but Marcus Blackwell Jr. thinks it’s the perfect way to teach students math. The company he founded, Make Music Count, uses tunes by artists like Ariana Grande, Sam Smith and 2 Chainz in interactive lessons designed to make learning math concepts easy and fun. But how?

High schooler sells $1 million in custom socks

THE HIGH school junior balances homework with another full-time job he’s had since he was 13: He’s founder and CEO of HoopSwagg, a custom socks startup. HoopSwagg isn’t just a little project on the side for this teenager. In four years, Agranoff has grown his idea to make custom-design athletic socks into a profitable online-only

Uber’s new CEO: ‘This company has to change’

After a year full of PR crises and self-inflicted wounds, Uber is finally on the cusp of turning the page. Uber’s new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, met with the embattled startup’s employees for the first time on Wednesday at an all-hands meeting. “This company has to change,” Khosrowshahi said in his remarks, according to the company. “What