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3 Reasons Why Startups Should Consider Launching in the Midwest
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With 'Silicon Prairie' touting increased job growth and a cost-friendly lifestyle, the Midwest is a force to be reckoned with.
April 9, 2014 in Starting a Business
What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.

What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.

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Tech firms don’t just fall from the sky; the nation’s leading hubs foster a favorable business climate for innovation. But, as those in Cambridge, Mass., will tell you, the rest is up to the locals.
February 7, 2014 in News and Trends
Startups Eschew the Made in America Label

Startups Eschew the Made in America Label

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For a variety of reasons, some U.S.-based startups are choosing to source their companies' products overseas. Doing so, however, comes at a price. Here's how three young founders are making it work.
November 21, 2013 in Retail Center
Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love

Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love

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A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing.
November 14, 2013 in Profiles
Apple to Hire 700 Jobs for Manufacturing Facility in Arizona

Apple to Hire 700 Jobs for Manufacturing Facility in Arizona

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The site will be used for domestic crystal production and require 1,300 additional construction jobs.
November 5, 2013 in News and Trends
Launching Today: Silicon Valley Venture Fund for Big Data Startups

Launching Today: Silicon Valley Venture Fund for Big Data Startups

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Data Elite wants to fill a need for big data startups that aren't satisfied by generic startup incubators and investment funds. And it has major backers ready to make sure it succeeds.
October 17, 2013 in Venture Capital
Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show

Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show

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As investor appetite improves and the Big Apple's tech scene continues to mature, analysts expect New York City to become a hub of tech IPO activity in coming years.
October 16, 2013 in News and Trends
Video: Ready to Disrupt? How to Launch a Fin-Tech StartupPlay Video

Ready to Disrupt? How to Launch a Fin-Tech Startup (Video)

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Today's fin-tech companies are shaking up Wall Street. We ask three graduates of New York's FinTech Innovaton Lab about their best advice for starting up.
July 11, 2013 in Startup Basics
Video: How Fin-Tech Startups Are Disrupting Wall StreetPlay Video

How Fin-Tech Startups Are Disrupting Wall Street (Video)

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Entrepreneurs working in financial technology are helping banks grapple with everything from Big Data and cybersecurity threats to the growing number of customers using mobile and social media.
June 27, 2013 in Startup Basics
Video: Ad-Tech Gold Rush Is OnPlay Video

Ad-Tech Gold Rush Is On (Video)

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The use of smartphones and mobile devices has exploded. When you combine that with the billions of dollars spent on advertising each year, you get a hot new sector: advertising technology.
June 6, 2013 in Mobile
Video: Startups Give Fashion a Tech MakeoverPlay Video

Startups Give Fashion a Tech Makeover (Video)

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An app that helps you pick out high heels. An online service that sends you trendy socks. These tech startups aim to give the fashion industry a digital upgrade.
May 17, 2013 in Startup Basics
Video: Unveiling Fashion's Latest Trend: TechnologyPlay Video

Unveiling Fashion's Latest Trend: Technology (Video)

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The world's most glamorous industry is getting a digital overhaul as investors pour money into a wave of fashion-tech startups.
May 10, 2013 in Startup Basics
Video: A Dose of Advice for Health-Tech StartupsPlay Video

A Dose of Advice for Health-Tech Startups (Video)

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With the U.S. spending $3 trillion on health care per year, the race is on to improve an inefficient system. We ask entrepreneurs at Blueprint Health accelerator to share their best tips for starting up.
May 3, 2013 in Startup Basics
Video: Tips for Launching an Ed-Tech StartupPlay Video

Tips for Launching an Ed-Tech Startup (Video)

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As investment grows in education technology, more entrepreneurs are looking to start businesses. Here are tips from those in the trenches.
April 26, 2013 in Startup Basics
Video: Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent ClassroomPlay Video

Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent Classroom (Video)

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Investment in education technology has tripled in the past decade. We take a look at three startups seeking to solve big problems in today's schools.
April 18, 2013 in Profiles
Video: In Health-Care Space, Startups Tackle Big ProblemsPlay Video

In Health-Care Space, Startups Tackle Big Problems (Video)

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These companies, based at the accelerator Blueprint Health in New York, aim to use technological innovation to change the health-care system.
April 12, 2013 in Profiles
Video: Health-Tech Startups Ride Digital WavePlay Video

Health-Tech Startups Ride Digital Wave (Video)

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We take a look at this fast-growing sector that's changing the way the healthcare system works.
April 4, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Video: Why Everyone Wants a Piece of Ed TechPlay Video

Why Everyone Wants a Piece of Ed Tech (Video)

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Startups with an educational focus are moving to the head of the class with investors.
March 28, 2013 in News and Trends
Video: How to Avoid BurnoutPlay Video

How to Avoid Burnout (Video)

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Business coach Ann Mehl provides tips on figuring out work-life balance as an entrepreneur.
February 11, 2013 in Productivity
Video: Finding Employees on a Startup BudgetPlay Video

Finding Employees on a Startup Budget (Video)

Attracting and hiring talented employees without the funds to invest in big salaries can be a challenge for companies just starting out. Here's what's working for startups now.
January 17, 2013 in Hiring Center
Video: Getting Your Name Out There as a StartupPlay Video

Getting Your Name Out There as a Startup (Video)

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Incubator advisers and entrepreneurs talk about what works when it comes to raising awareness for a new company
January 8, 2013 in Marketing Basics
Video: The Potential of Untapped MarketsPlay Video

The Potential of Untapped Markets (Video)

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Bertrand Sosa and his brother co-founded NetSpend, a debit-card company, after realizing immigrants like themselves didn't rely on credit cards. Hear his tips for tapping new markets.
October 29, 2012 in Exploring New Markets
Video: How to Network and Create Your Own LuckPlay Video

How to Network and Create Your Own Luck (Video)

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Bertrand Sosa, who emigrated from Mexico as a child and later started NetSpend, says networking is a key to taking your startup as far as your wildest dreams.
October 24, 2012 in Networking
Video: Bertrand Sosa on Re-Energizing Small BusinessesPlay Video

Bertrand Sosa on Re-Energizing Small Businesses (Video)

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NetSpend co-founder Bertrand Sosa says cities like Austin support entrepreneurs -- and there needs to more towns like that in the U.S. Plus, he recommends finding a partner.
October 22, 2012 in Growth Strategies
Video: Tips for Balancing Baby and a BusinessPlay Video

Tips for Balancing Baby and a Business (Video)

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Organize your schedule, use technology and get help, says Nell Merlino, founder of Count Me In.
October 15, 2012 in Women's Center

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TODAY'S STARTUPS, TOMORROW'S REALITY

The tech start-ups of today aren't just launching new businesses, they are transforming lives. This drive to constantly push boundaries will change how industries evolve and serve their customers. We showcase the minds unafraid to push beyond their own limits and turn ideas into reality, reinventing how business gets done in the process.