Nathan Heller illuminates how the tech industry has rendered San Francisco the new "power city" for U.S. economic growth and culture.
Oct 10, 2013 The New Yorker
Two entrepreneurs and brothers take urban development matters into their own hands. The result? Lured by a contest offering free rent, and the associated buzz, Birmingham's South Avondale finds itself in the midst of a cultural renaissance.
Oct 25, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
The Wall Street Journal reports on the growing numbers of technology entrepreneurs who are buying luxury homes in beachfront areas around Los Angeles, earning the stretch from Santa Monica to Playa Vista the name "Silicon Beach".
Oct 8, 2012 The Wall Street Journal
Shane Snow says that New Jersey is home to "a lively, tight-knit community of tech workers," and while it will never rival other tech corridors, it is "hip, young and hungry."
Jul 2, 2012 Fast Company
In town for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, Zak Stone reports on New Orleans' attempts to repopulate the city with the creative class.
Jun 16, 2012 Good
An increasing number of cities, often led by entrepreneurial mayors, are thinking and acting like startups. The qualities that make a startup company and a city successful, are "remarkably similar".
Jan 16, 2012 Tech Cruch
India's Bajaj Auto company introduces an ultracheap small car focused on the country's rickshaw industry. Meanwhile, an unrelated study finds that the unorganized auto-rickshaw sector presents a huge business opportunity.
Jan 6, 2012 The New York Times
Ed Glaeser argues that given the right conditions, start-ups can drive the city's economic future.
Nov 17, 2010 City Journal
What can you do with an old crane factory? Turn it into a fish farm, and a hydroponic produce operation.
May 17, 2010 Wall Street Journal
Bringing economic vitality back to Cleveland requires a broad embrace of policies that encourage entrepreneurship, according to <em>Reason</em>'s Sam Staley.
Mar 20, 2010 Reason