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Reinvention 2013

About Reinvention 2013

It's been five years since the financial meltdown. Over the next few months, we'll be taking a virtual tour of U.S. cities to see how the crisis has changed the entrepreneurial landscape, for better or worse.

The Great Reinvention: How U.S. Cities Got Their Glow Back

We recap our special report on the entrepreneurial scene in the U.S, from New York and Houston to Boise and Baton Rouge, five years since the financial crisis.
BY on April 18, 2013

A Snapshot of Startups in Small-Town America

Far from the maddening crowds, and five years since the financial crisis, we look at the entrepreneurship scene in Burlington, Vt.; Chico, Calif.; Lehi, Utah; Iowa City, Iowa; and Lansing, Mich.
BY on April 12, 2013

A Backstage Tour of Orlando's Startups

Florida's "happiest place on earth" may be best known for mouse ears, but you'll find startups working on everything from healthy school lunches to hybrid geothermal systems.
BY on April 9, 2013

Orlando Entrepreneurs Say Magic Is Returning

After suffering the double whammy of a housing crash and drop in tourism spending, Orlando's economy seems to have turned a corner.
BY on April 5, 2013

A Look at Indy's Innovators

Forget the jokes about corn. Indiana's capital city is quietly rolling out solutions for everything from tracking scientific data and charitable donations to juggling kids' soccer schedules.
BY on April 2, 2013

Indy's Entrepreneurs Make a Full-Court Press

Sure, Indianapolis is better known for basketball and car racing than entrepreneurship. But proponents say Indy is the best place to launch and grow a startup right now.
BY on March 27, 2013

Stepping Inside Boise's Startup Scene

No one ever called Idaho's capital a busting metropolis. But its entrepreneurs know how to think big. Here's a look.
BY on March 21, 2013

Startup Snapshot: Oklahoma City

A look at a surprising startup city, plus three other locations to keep your eye on.
BY on March 20, 2013

Boise Attracts Startups Seeking Quality of Life

Idaho's capital doesn't have the resources of a bubble town. But sustainable growth and mountain views are drawing entrepreneurs.
BY on March 19, 2013

Let the Good Times Roll: Big Easy Kicks Off Entrepreneur Week

There's more to New Orleans than jazz and beignets. The city, which has been luring startups with new resources, gears up for its fifth Entrepreneur Week.
BY on March 15, 2013

Behold Some of Baton Rouge's New Ventures

Louisiana's capital city is more than just the home of Louisiana State University. Here's a look at entrepreneurs setting up shop there.
BY on March 12, 2013

Baton Rouge Turns Up the Heat With New Startups

The capital of Louisiana is a petrochemical and manufacturing hub, a thriving college town, and home to several hot startups.
BY on March 7, 2013

The Incubator Bringing Washington D.C.'s Entrepreneurs Together

1776 Washington D.C.'s is 15,000-square-foot 'incubation platform' that includes an accelerator and co-working space.
BY on March 5, 2013

A Look Inside NYC's Entrepreneurial Landscape

A new exhibit at New York's Tenement Museum explores a century of the city's immigrant small-business owners, while the city government champions its growing tech startup community.
BY on March 1, 2013

A Look Inside Washington D.C.'s Startup Scene

Politicians aren't the only movers and shakers in the U.S. capital. A highly educated population and revitalized urban core make Washington, D.C., an ideal spot for launching a new venture, according to these eight startups.
BY on March 1, 2013

A Powerful City Finds Its Entrepreneurial Groove

With a crop of startups and hot new accelerators, Washington, D.C., finally has "density" when it comes to entrepreneurs.
BY on February 25, 2013

Forget Silicon Alley. Stars Head to Houston for Pitch Contest

The Rice Business Plan Competition, set for April, is the biggest student competition of its kind -- and a symbol of Houston's thriving entrepreneurial side.
BY on February 21, 2013

A Peek Inside Houston's Startup Scene

A low cost of living, diverse population, and deep ties to energy and life sciences are just a few of the perks for new ventures blowing out of H-town.
BY on February 18, 2013

Startups Bubbling Up in Houston

Austin isn't the only Texas town launching new companies. Here's a look at what's happening in H-Town, five years since the financial crisis.
BY on February 14, 2013

NY Tech Meetup's Jessica Lawrence on the Hottest Ticket in Town

The executive director of NY Tech Meetup talks about what the audience can expect at the city's influential monthly tech event.
BY on February 11, 2013

A Glimpse Inside NYC's Startup Scene

In the years since the financial crisis, New York has become a startup magnet. Here's a look at a diverse mix of Gotham entrepreneurs.
BY on February 7, 2013

Big Ideas in the Big Apple

Five years since the financial meltdown, we look at New York City's blossoming startup scene.
BY on February 4, 2013

About Reinvention 2013

It's been five years since the financial meltdown. Over the next few months, we'll be taking a virtual tour of U.S. cities to see how the crisis has changed the entrepreneurial landscape, for better or worse.