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Which Is a Better City for Startups, San Francisco or New York City?

Entrepreneurs, investors and executives weigh in.

3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship

Americans could learn a thing or two from this Asian business center if they want to attract people to create new enterprises.

5 Lessons From Silicon Valley for Developing Business Hubs

You don't need to pack up and move to northern California to find inspiration. Take these cues to build a community in your location.

Every Move You Make, Every Step You Take, This Startup Will Be Watching You

Placemeter aims helps cities run more efficiently. But its tactics might creep you out.

From Recreational Apparel to Weed, Here Are Our Best Cities for Niche Industries

Our annual Best Cities feature explores the hot spots for specific business categories.

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

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

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'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.

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

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

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

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)

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

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

A new report ranks the cities in the U.S. where employers are hiring the most.

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

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

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.

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