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What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?

What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?

A new report highlights specifics and outlines strategies for local governments to follow to improve their strategies targeted towards small businesses.
Franchisees: How to Make It in a Big City

Franchisees: How to Make It in a Big City

Urban locations present unique challenges: higher taxes, complicated real estate, lifestyle differences. But it's true what they say about big-city success: If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.
Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year

Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year

The social media giant has partnered with the city of Menlo Park, Calif., to have a police officer patrol the area surrounding Facebook's headquarters.
Google May Be Bringing High-Speed 'Fiber' to Your City

Google May Be Bringing High-Speed 'Fiber' to Your City

Google's high-speed network, known as Fiber, delivers the internet at speeds of up to one gigabyte per second, 100 times faster than average broadband
Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.

Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Kauffman Foundation released a report today on how cities can encourage cultural entrepreneurs.
Breaking Bad to Jersey Shore: 7 Cities That Profited From Hit TV Shows

Breaking Bad to Jersey Shore: 7 Cities That Profited From Hit TV Shows

From the small screen to a big economic boost -- small businesses in these towns cashed in from the success of TV shows.
The Best Cities for Entrepreneurs

The Best Cities for Entrepreneurs

We looked at the data and talked to the experts to find the best cities for small business. Here are five emerging entrepreneurial hubs.
10 Cities Where the American Dream Is Still Alive

10 Cities Where the American Dream Is Still Alive

Of the largest cities in America, these 10 give you the best chances of starring in your own rags-to-riches tale.

Silver Lining in Motor City: How Detroit's Startup Scene is Shrugging Off Bankruptcy

With the dubious honor of filing for the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, cuts to various economic development programs may not be far off. Startups are unmoved, however.
The Real Demon of Detroit (Opinion)

The Real Demon of Detroit (Opinion)

An anti-business mindset is the real reason the Motor City finds itself in bankruptcy court. A federal bailout would be further evidence of its bad bets.
How One U.S. City Became an Unexpected Hub for Tech Startups

How One U.S. City Became an Unexpected Hub for Tech Startups

California and New York aren't the last word in tech. Read our take on how Cincinnati is becoming a home for startups.

How to Get Out of a Rut and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

How to revive your business, find the best employees and fight the effects of stress.

Where Startups Are Matters More Than What They Pay

The location of your startup's office might be a factor in attracting top talent.

The Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Renting Office Space

Looking to set up shop? Find out where office rent prices are rising the fastest, and where they're falling.

Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Small-Business Workers

These cities offer the most promise for job seekers who prefer mom-and-pop shops, according to a new ranking.
America's Bright Spots: The Top 10 Cities for Hiring

America's Bright Spots: The Top 10 Cities for Hiring

A new report ranks the cities in the U.S. where employers are hiring the most.
Downtown Las Vegas Reimagined as a Startup (Photos)

Downtown Las Vegas Reimagined as a Startup (Photos)

In the last of a four-part series on Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's Downtown Project, we look at the city in the process of reinvention.
A $50 Million Bet on Las Vegas Tech Startups

A $50 Million Bet on Las Vegas Tech Startups

How the Vegas Tech Fund plans to help transform the tech scene in Sin City, in part two of our series on Tony Hsieh's $350 million Downtown Project.
The Experimental Nature of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh

The Experimental Nature of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh

In the first of a four-part series, a look at how the serial entrepreneur is betting on startups to revitalize Las Vegas with his $350 million Downtown Project.
The 10 Best Cities to Start a Business

The 10 Best Cities to Start a Business

A new report ranks the top cities for startups based on lending, business friendliness, hiring pool and local economy.
The Great Reinvention: How U.S. Cities Got Their Glow Back

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.
A Snapshot of Startups in Small-Town America

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.
A Backstage Tour of Orlando's Startups

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.
Orlando Entrepreneurs Say Magic Is Returning

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.
Caterina Fake's Findery Aims to Be an 'Adventure Machine'

Caterina Fake's Findery Aims to Be an 'Adventure Machine'

With $9.5 million in funds from investors, the serial entrepreneur predicts her latest tech startup will encourage people to rediscover their sense of wonder.

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