The short answer: Not much right away, although failing to pay creditors is never a good thing for a nation's creditworthiness
Coca-Cola’s North America president, Sandy Douglas, oversees a relaunch of America’s No. 1 soft drink
Four years after the Citizens United decision, out-of-state cash is flowing down to state races
Phony phone-bill items from third-party scammers date back almost 20 years
Yves Béhar's Public Office Landscape turns the workstation into a social hub
A Bluetooth-enabled sneaker from an India-based startup doubles as a fitness tracker and personal tour guide
Critics say the agency charged with keeping regulations from burdening small companies actually serves big corporate interests
Founders: Dr. Billy Hudson, Dr. Karl Tryggvason, and Dr. J. Wesley Fox
VC Investment over the last four quarters: $22 million
Founded in 2004, this eight-employee company develops innovative therapies for kidney disease. As for the recession, NephroGenex founders aren't daunted, and say that it will begin looking for a Big Pharma partner for its lead product next year.
Key to startup success: "If you are sure you have something that works and is useful to the marketplace, and others that you trust also agree, don't give up!"