Economic Development Programs

Reasons Why Heavy Discounting Cannot Lead to Sustainable Growth

If a business indulges in the trend of rampant discounting, the perceived value of their products plummets

Rishabh Vyas

RBI Panel Proposes INR 10,000 Crore Government Fund to Develop MSMEs

RBI panel proposes INR 5,000 crore stressed assets fund for MSMEs

Aastha Singal

When Every City in America Zigged for Amazon HQ2, Little Rock Zagged. It's Worked Out Quite Well.

Arkansas' capitol city quite publicly skipped the competition for Amazon's HQ2 and found the right partners to drive growth instead.

Jeff Barrett

What Makes Indonesia the Fastest Rising E-commerce Country

The sector has enabled entrepreneurs to reach new customers and grow online by reducing hurdles for entry and allowing easy scalability

Pooja Singh

My City Wasn't Chosen for Amazon's HQ2. I'm Thrilled.

Amazon doesn't really create tech jobs, it just outbids local companies that already have a tough time affording essential talent.

Don't be the Next Lordstown: How Cities Can Insulate Against Crushing Layoffs

A handful of US cities are developing programs to attract skilled remote workers to diversify their economies. Many more should.

New York Is Giving Amazon a Helipad and New Yorkers Are Furious

The governor and mayor are thrilled with Amazon. Ordinary New Yorkers just see higher rents and even more crowded subways.

Peter Page

5 Lessons on Writing Sales Proposals Gleaned From the Competition for Amazon's New Headquarters

Better sales proposals will win you more of the business you're competing for.

Gregg Schwartz

When the Going Gets Tough for Local Economies, Utilize Existing Resources

With state budgets being cut, former SBA chief Karen Mills discusses how local economic growth does not necessarily need radical innovation to prosper. Rather governors can harness resources of existing institutions and people to attract capital and create jobs.

Karen Mills

Former SBA Chief on 3 Keys to a Better U.S. Entrepreneur Economy

High-growth firms have a huge potential for creating U.S. jobs. According to Karen Mills, there are three key components to getting there.

Karen Mills

At CGI America, a 'Shark Tank' for Entrepreneur Development

The high-growth entrepreneurship working group pitched ideas 'Shark Tank' style about new ways to create healthy ecosystems that foster the growth of start-ups.

Clinton Global Initiative Aims to Boost U.S. Economy Through Entrepreneurship

The two-day event, featuring Hillary Clinton and Chris Christie, seeks to promote high-growth entrepreneurship and small-business development.