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Oklahoma's process for developing entrepreneurs predictable, transparent:


Oklahoma's innovation economy is a complex system with many moving parts. Our state's innovation engine is driven by motivated and coachable entrepreneurs with ideas and technologies that disrupt. by ...


Move Over Boulder: This Ski Slope City Is Becoming a Booming Startup Scene:




Why Michigan is the Midwest's most improved startup community:


PitchBook's recent report on the 3 critical factors for a strong venture ecosystem -- density, resources, and talent -- led me on a quest to find where, beyond the typical major cities discussed in the ...


Kentucky Launches Fresh Approach to Supporting State's Innovators, Small Businesses:




Growth and taxes: Can Alaska's local option sales tax system prove a model for Montana?:


Could an widely debated sales tax be the key to paying for the costs of growth in the Gallatin Valley? For the latest installment in our ongoing series "Postcards from Bozeman's Future," reporter Lewis ...


A guide to Minnesota's startup community:


Minnesotans don't like talking about themselves, so you probably haven't heard much about the startup scene here in the North. Fortunately, it's my adopted home (I'm originally from Florida) and I have ...


Bringing Finland to America: Lessons from the happiest place on Earth :


Finland, which topped the United Nations report this year as the happiest country on the planet, is a land filled with saunas, forests and coffee (the Finns are obsessed with their java). But you don't ...


Why Nebraska has an amazing jobs market but nobody is moving there:




How Israel Became a World Leader in Biotechnology:


Renowned worldwide for its technological prowess in fields like cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, IT, and smart mobility, Israel is also continuing to gain recognition for its invaluable contributions ...


Vermont offering to pay telecommuting workers $10,000 to move to the state:


If you and your laptop are considering moving to Vermont, the state wants to sweeten the deal. Under a bill that Gov. Phil Scott signed into law Wednesday, remote workers who put down roots in Vermont ...


The Wisconsin Idea inspiring entrepreneurs beyond the University of Wisconsin:


As the "people's university" the UW is strengthening economies statewide, says new essay published by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Approximately 300 companies have spun off the UW-Madison ...


It's clear to everyone that Silicon Valley has to change--except the people who live there:




City launches Advisory Board on Entrepreneurship and Start-ups:


A new initiative championed by Pittsburgh City Councilman Corey O'Connor aims to make sure smaller businesses have every opportunity to succeed in our increasingly tech-focused city. The City ...


Oklahoma is getting the hang of the startup economy:


Anybody who's ever heard me talk about building out Oklahoma's innovation economy has heard me say that capital begets capital and deal flow begets deal flow. The challenge is that it takes a predictable ...


Delaware Bio Applauds Passage of Angel Investor Tax Credit Legislation:


New law enhances Delaware as supportive environment for scientific and high-tech startups The Delaware BioScience Association (Delaware Bio) applauds the Delaware General Assembly's passage of ...


Portland Makes ADU Incentives Permanent:


Development fees can add some $15,000 to the cost of building a home in Portland. Residents adding an accessory dwelling unit to their property won't need to worry about those expenses, as long as they ...


Innovation and the Wisconsin Idea:


Tapping into the creativity of our students for the good of Wisconsin We have all the ingredients for innovation. With that in mind, a greater focus on supporting our student entrepreneurs will ...


7 American Cities and States That Will Actually Pay You to Move There:


Everyone daydreams about moving -- but crazy thing, the Census finds that record-low numbers of people are actually moving these days, held in place no doubt by an inertia that includes the words "it's ...


Inside The Itinerary That Wowed 250 Tech VCs:


For a few days at the end of April, around 250 venture capitalists from around the world, part of the Kauffman Fellowship, visited Israel, many of them for the first time. The Kauffman Fellows, a ...


Tennessee makes community college free for all adults:


Lawmakers approved legislation Wednesday that will expand the Tennessee Promise program that launched in 2014. It made tuition and fees free for recent high school graduates enrolled in a community college ...


This Small Southern City Is the Most Innovative in the Country:




Finland paid unemployed people a basic income of $685 every month. It didn't work out:


Finland's basic income program that drew international attention was a bust, the Finnish government announced Tuesday. The pilot program that paid about 2,000 randomly-chosen unemployed Finnish people ...


State agency OCAST, strategic partners build more diverse Oklahoma economy:


The Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST) was created by the state Legislature during the depth of the oil bust in 1987. OCAST was established to diversify and grow Oklahoma's ...


A prominent tech investor says arrogance in Silicon Valley has reached a fever pitch and he's constantly embarrassed by what people say:


M.G. Siegler, a prominent tech investor with GV, formerly Google Ventures, wrote a blog post this week called "Arrogance Peaks in Silicon Valley," in which he described a disturbing trend he had ...


Vermont wants to turn tourists into workers:


Vermont has forest trails, yoga retreats, breweries galore -- and a labor shortage so severe, the state is adding a new perk to its vacation packages: employment opportunities. Officials are rolling ...


Rural Iowa does not have a job shortage. It has a people shortage.:


I'm excited to see the discussions about how to bring more people into Iowa. For the past 30 years, rural areas have seen a dramatic loss of population as their residents have moved into urban areas. This ...


How do you make an 'innovation district' work?:




From AI to Russia, Here's How Estonia's President Is Planning for the Future:


Known for its digital government, tax, and medical systems, Estonia is planning for the future. At 48 years old, Kersti Kaljulaid is Estonia's youngest president ever, and its first female president. ...


Small towns look for a road forward, paved with fiber-optic:


A group of New Mexico newsrooms examines the future of broadband access in rural communities. For the past year, a group of New Mexico news organizations, with support from High Country News and ...


Denver companies launch Pivot to Colorado campaign targeting Silicon Valley talent:


ech companies in the U.S. heartland are stepping up their efforts to convince tech talent to leave the Bay Area -- and parroting some Silicon Valley lingo to do so. On Monday, a group of 10 Colorado ...

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