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No entrepreneur is an island. From incubators to co-working spaces to networking events, support groups for fellow business owners are springing up across the country.
July 5, 2013 in Starting a Business
Photos: Downtown Las Vegas Reimagined as a Startup (Photos)

Downtown Las Vegas Reimagined as a Startup (Photos)

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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.
May 23, 2013 in The 'Treps
A $50 Million Bet on Las Vegas Tech Startups

A $50 Million Bet on Las Vegas Tech Startups

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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.
May 21, 2013 in News and Trends
5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie

5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie

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Who says tech startups can't succeed outside Silicon Valley? Check out these new companies that are on the rise in Middle America.
January 19, 2013 in Profiles
Entrepreneurs Take Lead in Building Vibrant Startup Communities

Entrepreneurs Take Lead in Building Vibrant Startup Communities

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A long-term commitment and philosophy of inclusiveness are critical to sustainability and growth.
October 26, 2012 in Starting a Business
Keys to a Thriving Startup Scene From VC Veteran Brad Feld

Keys to a Thriving Startup Scene From VC Veteran Brad Feld

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Brad Feld of the VC firm Foundry Group has funded some the biggest tech success stories of the last decade. He shares his thoughts about the state of the startup scene.
October 22, 2012 in Startup Financing
Community and the Value of a 'Kinky' Business Idea

Community and the Value of a 'Kinky' Business Idea

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Do others feel your pain? Then you might just have a great business idea. A recent online kerfuffle underscores the power in harnessing the passion of a community.
August 2, 2012 in Finding Ideas
Video: How Industry Clusters Can Spur Small-Business GrowthPlay Video

How Industry Clusters Can Spur Small-Business Growth (Video)

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One way the SBA has sought to foster entrepreneurial growth is through industry clusters.The SBA's Karen Mills explains how.
May 20, 2012 in SBA and Government Funding
A Starbucks Initiative to Brew Up U.S. Jobs

A Starbucks Initiative to Brew Up U.S. Jobs

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An initiative by Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network is pouring small-business funding into private lending institutions
January 24, 2012 in Financing
Creating an 'Ecosystem' for Minority Entrepreneurs

Creating an 'Ecosystem' for Minority Entrepreneurs

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To foster entrepreneurship among minorities and in urban centers, a concentration of wealthy investors and academic, government and business institutions first needs to come together. A recent panel at Rutgers University put a spotlight on the issues.
November 16, 2011 in Leadership
Artopolis: The State of the Creative Nation

Artopolis: The State of the Creative Nation

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Arts entrepreneurs won't save the day for every city, but in some spots, they're the new oil (paint) barons.
October 25, 2011 in Starting a Business
Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga

Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga

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Artists gave Chattanooga's Southside a new life--and the neighborhood returned the favor.
October 25, 2011 in Location

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