Growth Matters: Page 5

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Can You Guess the 'Smartest' City in the World?

By 'smartest,' we mean most digitally connected and efficient.

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Bad Winter? Cheer Up. A Tough Climate Could Make for Great Business.

Harsh weather can be a drag, but it can also help you shape your company's brand. Bundle up and see the benefits rather than just barriers.

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How Entrepreneurs Will Eventually Breathe Freedom Into Cuba

The diplomatic opening with Cuba will slowly allow the export of opportunity, not just goods, to the Cuban people.

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Cities Dream of a 'Smart' Sci-Fi Future

Cities are looking to technology to save electricity used by street lights, monitor water mains and reduce crime. But is the cost worth it?

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Urban Planning in Boston Is Getting the Uber Bump

Anonymized trip data from the transportation giant will help metropolitan authorities make more informed planning decisions and better policy.

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What Will Franchising Look Like in Cuba? 3 Clues From Similar Markets.

Check out what China, Indonesia and the Dominican Republic can teach Cuba about franchising.

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Could Startups Ignite a Rust Belt Revival? 3 Tips for Struggling Cities.

Revitalization efforts get under way in former urban centers of industrial might. Will more follow?

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The Business of Urban Farming Takes Root in Detroit

Farmers, the original entrepreneurs, are finding a profitable niche in the vast amount of abandoned land in the Motor City.

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8 Reasons to Launch Your Startup Outside of Silicon Valley

While Silicon Valley offers an established entrepreneurial hub chock full of resources and capital, the area definitely has its downsides.

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Is Your City Among the 10 Richest in the U.S.?

A new report reveals the 10 wealthiest cities in America.

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Using Entrepreneurship to Save the World. Really.

There are a lot of really bad hotspots in the world. It's important to understand the good there, too.

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Does the Company's Location Affect Employee Engagement?

Everything is local when you come down to it -- even your corporate policies and the very amenities your business offers.

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Which Is a Better City for Startups, San Francisco or New York City?

Entrepreneurs, investors and executives weigh in.

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3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship

Americans could learn a thing or two from this Asian business center if they want to attract people to create new enterprises.

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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.