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A Young Mayor's Plan to Retain Tech Talent and 'Rev' Local Startup Activity
Politics

A Young Mayor's Plan to Retain Tech Talent and 'Rev' Local Startup Activity

27 year-old Mayor Svante Myrick's plan to boost Ithaca's startup ecosystem and its existing small-business community.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
From Startup to the White House: 3 Key Campaign Trail Lessons for Entrepreneurs
Leadership

From Startup to the White House: 3 Key Campaign Trail Lessons for Entrepreneurs

President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign chief shares what made the operation a resounding success.
Henry De Sio
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Can Cities Be a One-Stop Shop for Entrepreneurs?
Politics

Can Cities Be a One-Stop Shop for Entrepreneurs?

Raleigh, N.C. Mayor McFarlane's take on building the next startup hub.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
What Midsize Cities Must Do to Boost Entrepreneurship
Politics

What Midsize Cities Must Do to Boost Entrepreneurship

Instead of trying to become the next Silicon Valley, the mayor of 'Gig City' says emerging tech hubs should focus on its own unique assets.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
FCC Chief in Tough Spot After Obama Takes Firm Stance on Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

FCC Chief in Tough Spot After Obama Takes Firm Stance on Net Neutrality

The president's public stance on net neutrality seems to create more questions than answers.
Nina Zipkin
Why Rates of Entrepreneurship Remain Depressed
Entrepreneurship

Why Rates of Entrepreneurship Remain Depressed

Because of a range of factors, those looking for a rebound in entrepreneurship have a long wait.
Scott Shane
How You Compete Matters More Than Winning Or Losing
Fear

How You Compete Matters More Than Winning Or Losing

Do you operate on faith, or fear? When you play dirty and smear the competition, you can end up shutting down future opportunities.
John Brubaker
What It Takes to Build a Startup City: Meet 7 Mayors Promoting Entrepreneurship
Politics

What It Takes to Build a Startup City: Meet 7 Mayors Promoting Entrepreneurship

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies aren't enough to develop the next tech hub.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections
Elections

Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections

With small-business owners around the country casting their ballots, how Main Street votes could determine the outcome of some key initiatives.
Natalia Angulo
Are Trains and Self-Driving Cars Headed for a (Political) Collision?
Innovation

Are Trains and Self-Driving Cars Headed for a (Political) Collision?

The promise of autonomous vehicles is becoming a talking point for opponents of mass transit systems.
David Z. Morris
3 Reasons Why You Are 'Meh' About This Year's Midterm Elections
Politics

3 Reasons Why You Are 'Meh' About This Year's Midterm Elections

We get it. There's plenty of reasons to drive straight past the polls next week. But isn't voting important, no matter what?
Gene Marks
Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems
News and trends

Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems

Finnish PM Alexander Stubb links the tech giant's success to the downfall of the country's major export industries.
Nina Zipkin
How to Mix Business and Politics Without Ruining Your Business
Leadership

How to Mix Business and Politics Without Ruining Your Business

In our democracy everyone is free to advocate their views but it won't be free if you alienate your customers.
Evrim Oralkan
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The 'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming: Tech Giants to Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal
Net Neutrality

The 'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming: Tech Giants to Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Etsy, Kickstarter are holding a day of action on September 10 as the deadline approaches for public comments on the proposed 'fast lane' rules.
Nina Zipkin