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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. ...


Gov. Hogan wants a plan to grow Maryland startups in these two fields:


Excel Maryland, which includes a roster from Maryland's tech community, is looking to deliver "a blueprint to strengthen our innovation economy," Hogan said. By Stephen Babcock / reporter Full ...


Silicon Valley: A Peek Behind the Veil of Young Entrepreneurs:


Wall Street Journal reporter Alexandra Wolfe peels back the mystique of Silicon Valley, where hordes of young entrepreneurs are hoping to strike it rich while changing the world, in her new book Valley ...


Switzerland proves that everything we thought we knew about innovation and VC is wrong:


For the sixth consecutive year, Switzerland has topped the Global Innovation Index as the world's most innovative economy. The small alpine country also has a firm grasp on its crown as the world's most ...


Israel soon to announce Innovation Visa program hosts:




Behind China's $1 Trillion Plan to Shake Up the Economic Order:


Along the jungle-covered mountains of Laos, squads of Chinese engineers are drilling hundreds of tunnels and bridges to support a 260-mile railway, a $6 billion project that will eventually connect eight ...


One of America's Most Startup-Friendly Cities Is in Tennessee:


Eight years ago, you couldn't find a person who was working on a startup in Chattanooga, Tenn. Today, this Southeastern city has quietly developed a bustling tech scene. Polina Marinova Full Story: ...


Innovate Mississippi Launches "Code Mississippi" Statewide:


Innovate Mississippi announces the launch of the new Code Mississippi program http://www.codems.net, a strategic initiative that was created to help organize coding resources and bring coding leaders ...


Steve Case on Tennessee's Emerging Startup Ecosystem - "Rise of the Rest":


Steve Case is co-founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution, LLC, a DC-based investment firm that supports entrepreneurs outside the coasts. Revolution's "Rise of the Rest" https://www.riseofrest.com/u/RiseOfTheRest/ ...


How Iowa Became A New Hub For Innovation In Tech & Renewables:




Newsletter - The Center for Economic Development at CSU, Chico :


This month we have another series for our Map of the Month. This special edition will look at mortality rates of smokers as well as the percentage of smokers per county. Please see below and be sure ...

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