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Big changes planned for economic development efforts in Delaware:


Gov. John Carney signed a bill Monday that replaces the Delaware Economic Development Office with a public-private partnership partially run by some of the state's largest companies. "This is a starting ...


International venture capital partnership to bring Israeli energy startups to Colorado:


A new venture capital firm will provide grants to Israeli water, energy and transportation firms. In a unique international partnership, the Israeli government and a Colorado-based venture capital ...


Colorado Classic organizers hosting big-business bosses in hopes of enticing investment in state - CEO Challenge using bikes, festival to lure entrepreneurs:


The Colorado Classic is more than a bike-racing festival. It's more than a four-day, tourist-luring commercial. The inaugural pro-cycling race, which wraps in Denver's River North neighborhood on Saturday ...


New Zealand is luring the world's tech talent over by flying them there for free:


When people think of moving to New Zealand, they think of pretty images of lush greenery and snow-capped mountains. And then there's the draw of great work-life balance -- and shelter from an apocalypse, ...


Governor's Innovation Task Force seeks public input to achieve ambitious goal for Missouri's innovation economy:


The Governor's Innovation Task Force is reaching out across the state to hear from innovators and entrepreneurs and charting a course to make Missouri the prime destination for tech startups and next-generation ...


Foxconn deal would cost Wisconsin $230,700 per job:


The new Foxconn factory will stretch 20 million square feet, the size of eleven football fields - and Wisconsin will shell out serious cash for it, if all goes according to Gov. Scott Walker's plan. On ...


Desperate Residents of Austin Completely Surrounded by Texas:


In a deepening humanitarian crisis, residents of the city of Austin report that they are completely surrounded by Texas, a situation that locals are calling "dire." Austin has traditionally enjoyed ...


Colorado Divide: Seismic shifts create rural-urban chasm in the culture, economy and politics of the state:


Demographics, migration signal widening differences between two Colorados "That's the mind-set. We don't exist. We're down in the flatland, in the middle of nowhere. We get ignored like that." By ...


Could Hawaii Be The First State To Offer A Basic Income?:


The idea of direct cash transfers to meet basic human needs has been getting a lot of attention in the media, from Silicon Valley leaders, and among academics and think tanks. It can't be long before ...


Price tag is $3.4 million for Colorado and Denver to lure coveted Outdoor Retailer Show:


Colorado will ante up $1.7 million to the Outdoor Retailer Show -- matching the $1.7 million from Visit Denver -- under an incentive package offered for the relocation of three large conventions from ...


Crazy Silicon Valley real estate: Homes routinely selling for $200,000 or more over asking:


What's the deal, Silicon Valley? Six months ago, there was widespread talk about the flattening of the housing market. That conversation is ancient history. As an example, Alain Pinel agent Mark Wong ...


How Colorado Lured the Biggest Trade Show in the Outdoor Industry:




In World's Best-Run Economy, House Prices Keep Falling -- Because That's What House Prices Are Supposed To Do:


When Americans travel abroad, the culture shocks tend to be unpleasant. Robert Locke's experience was different. In buying a charming if rundown house in the picturesque German town of Goerlitz, he ...


Here's how your city can become the next Austin, Texas - Austin's Affordable Housing Stock Shrunk More Than Any Other U.S. Metro:


In just three decades, the Austin region has transformed from a sleepy university and state government town into a national driver of economic activity and innovation. We are a destination city for entrepreneurs, ...


Why France Is Taking a Lesson in Culture From Silicon Valley:


A new start-up incubator in Paris symbolizes France's tech ambitions, but can the land of the 35-hour workweek overcome its cultural and regulatory barriers to surpass London and other tech hubs? One ...


A One-Woman Education Start-Up Machine in Small-Town Iowa:


In small towns, when there's a need, it's often up to the community to come up with a solution. Or, if you're Laura Espinoza, five solutions. Espinoza saw a lack of support for immigrant students ...


How The Next Generation Of West Virginians Are Building A Way Out Of The State's Coal Economy:




Hawaii Becomes the First State to Pass a Bill in Support of Universal Basic Income:


This month has shown that Hawaii may be the U.S.'s most forward-thinking state. Earlier in June, it became the first state to formally accept the provisions of the Paris Climate Accord, and now, the state ...


Citing LGBT discrimination, California bans state travel to Kentucky and three other states:


California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Kentucky and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year. Chris Hartman, the ...


Cushman & Wakefield Launches Inaugural 'Tech Cities 1.0' U.S. Report :


Washington, DC has emerged as the promising tech city center after San Jose (Silicon Valley) and San Francisco, according to Cushman & Wakefield's inaugural "Tech Cities 1.0" national report launched ...


French President Macron woos tech world, pledges French 'startup nation':


French President Emmanuel Macron is inviting the world's innovators, engineers and business-builders to come to France as he tries to transform this country from a land resting on the laurels of its past ...


A car park space in Hong Kong just sold for the low low price of $664,260:


At just 188 square feet, or 17.5 square metres, that works out to a staggering $3,500 per square foot. To put things in context, apartments in New York went for an average price of $1,750 per square ...


After Coal, a Small Kentucky Town Builds a Healthier, More Creative Economy:




Venture capital helps make Ohio among top startup economies in US:


Ohio has quickly become one of the fastest-growing startup economies in the country, according to a new report on venture-capital funding in the state. Investors put $470 million to work with 210 new ...


Maine Lawmakers Toughen Mining Rules, Overriding Governor's Veto:




Nevada's legislature just passed a radical plan to let anybody sign up for Medicaid:


Nevada, with little fanfare or notice, is inching toward a massive health insurance expansion -- one that would give the state's 2.8 million residents access to a public health insurance option. The ...


The Brooklyn Navy Yard's rebirth as a high-tech center:


There's "Yard Work" going on at a former Navy installation not too far from here. Jim Axelrod gives us a tour: It's a familiar site across America: A once-booming industrial center now mired ...


Feds (Canadien) open competition for $950M 'supercluster' innovation program:


The Trudeau government is opening the competition for its $950-million "supercluster" program that aims to bring together industry and academia as a way to lift the innovation economy. Full Story: ...


The 25 coolest tech companies in Israel:




Sweden puts entire country up on Airbnb:


Sweden has listed its entire countryside on Airbnb, as a place anyone can hike, camp or even pick mushrooms and berries, for free. Not that this is a special offer available only to Airbnb users. ...

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