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Tony Fadell's Next Act? Taking on Silicon Valley--From Paris:


"If you're launching a startup today, don't go to Silicon Valley if you're not from there," Fadell tells a group of students. "Don't do it!" By all means, when you come to Paris, you should definitely ...


In rural New Mexico, a new brewery founded by former Missoula residents Marianne Blaue and John Masterson creates momentum - Truth or Consequences looks for ways to attract a new generation of entrepreneurs:


"We developed a crush on the town." John Masterson - Truth or Consequences Brewery http://www.torc.beer/ Marianne Blaue and John Masterson discovered Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, by accident ...


Graduate Degree in Adventure Tourism - CSU's newest course isn't only the most Colorado ever, it's the first of its kind in the country:


People spend $887 million annually to shred the slopes in Crested Butte, mountain bike the sandstone trails in Moab, Utah, cast a line in Lake Minnetonka, Minn., and enjoy other outdoor adventures in ...


Why save the small town?:


Cities may seem inevitable, but rural communities are finding ways to hang on. The old mine isn't far from downtown. After nearly a century carving molybdenum from the land around Questa, today the ...


Minn. Broadband Conference Includes Assessment of Economic Impact:


Minnesota is hosting its annual Border to Border Broadband Conference on October 25-26 in Brainerd, Minnesota, on Gull Lake. Participants will learn about Minnesota's broadband infrastructure grant ...


This Tiny Country Feeds the World:


The great indoors provides optimal growing conditions for lettuce and other leafy greens at Siberia B.V. Each acre in the greenhouse yields as much lettuce as 10 outdoor acres and cuts the ...


An Ace in the Hole for Cutting-Edge Businesses in Seven Advanced Industries in Colorado:


The following programs are designed to support job creation and innovation in your field as a business operating in one of Colorado's seven advanced industries: https://choosecolorado.com/doing-business/incentives-financing/advanced-industries/ (Many ...


Wisconsin goes big to lure a factory. Critics say it doesn't make sense.:


Tax breaks worth $3 billion draw a giant Foxconn plant for up to 13,000 workers to make display screens. But economists question the math of an arms race for jobs, and say it advantages big firms ...


Finnish citizens given universal basic income report lower stress levels and greater incentive to work:


Finland has been giving 2,000 of its citizens an unconditional income for the last five months and some are already seeing the benefits, reporting decreased stress, greater incentives to find work ...


Why Iowa is giving Apple $208 million for a project that will create 50 full-time jobs:


In exchange for nearly $208 million in state and local tax breaks, the technology giant Apple has agreed to build two new data centers on 2,000 acres of Iowa land -- a project that would create just 50 ...


The five new 'hidden gem' emerging tech hot spots in the U.S.:


Where are the latest emerging tech hot spots in the U.S.? They are in Albany, Sacramento, Columbus, Colorado Springs and Madison, which all offer a high concentration of software developers, computer ...


Five companies chosen to operate Israel Innovation Authority tech labs:


As part of the Israel Innovation Authority program to encourage innovation, the authority has chosen five companies to operate technology innovation labs that will help tech entrepreneurs to help establish ...


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 ...

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