Rise of the Rest

Startups

The Next Startup to Become a Billion-Dollar Company Probably Isn't in Silicon Valley

Founders are moving beyond the San Francisco Bay Area to find locations that work for their companies.

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.

Feeling Like Your Balance Is Out of Whack? The Problem Could Be Your City

If you have big entrepreneurial dreams -- but still want a life – you should pursue them in a midsized city.

Here's How Investors Can Help Put the 'United' Back Into 'United States'

VC funding is abundant in Silicon Valley and a few tech hotspots, while throughout the nation entrepreneurial energy withers for lack of capital.

4 Ways to Thrive as an Entrepreneur Outside the Valley

You don't need to be a founder in Silicon Valley to make it. Here are four ways entrepreneurs can take advantage of the growing resources of their startup community.

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