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5 Lessons From Silicon Valley for Developing Business Hubs
Innovation

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.
Barbara Bates
Privacy concerns

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.
Jason Fell
What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?
Starting a Business

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.
Benjamin Kabin
Franchisees: How to Make It in a Big City
Franchises

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
Security

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
National Small Business Week

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
Benjamin Kabin
Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.
Startup Basics

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.
Catherine Clifford
Breaking Bad to Jersey Shore: 7 Cities That Profited From Hit TV Shows
Growth Strategies

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.
Stephanie Vozza
The Best Cities for Entrepreneurs
Startup Basics

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.
John Patrick Pullen
10 Cities Where the American Dream Is Still Alive
Finance

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
Starting a Business

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.
Kristin Luna
The Real Demon of Detroit (Opinion)
Starting a Business

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

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.
Brian Patrick Eha