Entrepreneurship

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Humbolt County has long been associated with growing marijuana, now some see an opportunity to turn that association into tourist dollars.
The Cannifornian
February 17, 2016, 6am PST
Today's civic challenges are not unique in their need for balanced, accountable, and equitable solutions, requiring a combination of mindful reforms with sincere hope for more egalitarian prosperity.
Thriving Cities Blog
May 4, 2015, 12pm PDT
Long considered a desert backwater and second fiddle to Las Vegas, the city of Reno is having a resurgence. Small entrepreneurs, industrial giants like Tesla, and artists inspired by Burning Man are converging to overshadow the fading casino economy.
Next City
April 2, 2015, 11am PDT
If the high level of entrepreneurship among immigrant populations is part culture, part economic necessity, what can community development organizations do to foster their success?
Rooflines
October 19, 2014, 5am PDT
In a recent address to the Conference on Economic Opportunity and Inequality, chairwoman of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen portrayed the stark inequalities growing within American society.
The New Yorker
October 10, 2013, 8am PDT
Nathan Heller illuminates how the tech industry has rendered San Francisco the new "power city" for U.S. economic growth and culture.
The New Yorker
October 25, 2012, 6am PDT
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.
The Atlantic Cities
October 8, 2012, 8am PDT
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".
The Wall Street Journal
July 2, 2012, 9am PDT
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."
Fast Company
June 16, 2012, 11am PDT
In town for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, Zak Stone reports on New Orleans' attempts to repopulate the city with the creative class.
Good
January 16, 2012, 1pm PST
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".
Tech Cruch
January 6, 2012, 11am PST
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.
The New York Times
November 17, 2010, 5am PST
Ed Glaeser argues that given the right conditions, start-ups can drive the city's economic future.
City Journal
May 17, 2010, 12pm PDT
What can you do with an old crane factory? Turn it into a fish farm, and a hydroponic produce operation.
Wall Street Journal
March 20, 2010, 9am PDT
Bringing economic vitality back to Cleveland requires a broad embrace of policies that encourage entrepreneurship, according to <em>Reason</em>'s Sam Staley.
Reason